Beyond Horizons: World Renowned Japanese Koto Master, Kazue Sawai, to be featured in Oregon Koto-Kai’s Fall Concert

Koto masters from New York and San Francisco will also join the stage at the Agnes Flanagan Chapel for a once in a lifetime performance Oregon Koto-Kai, a Portland based Japanese Koto (harp) Ensemble, will feature world renowned koto virtuoso, Kazue Sawai, at Agnes Flanagan Chapel on Sunday, October 6th at 3PM. Professional Sawai school koto players from…

Why do we travel in retirement?

Many people dream of traveling in retirement, while others seem to focus more on taking on the world when they’re young. For some people, travel is a life-long habit. Really, it has benefits for any age and all generations, but we’re here to talk about why it’s an important part of retirement. A sense of…

Japan Tour Enrollment Now Open!

The Encorepreneur Cafe announces a new group travel experience for adults 50+ and their friends Encore Adventure Japan: Lifestyle and Culture tour is now open for sign-ups. The 6-day trip, from November 14-21, is geared toward older adults who are looking for a one-of-a-kind cultural experience. We’ll be visiting Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, and Kamakura, of…

10 Reasons Why We ❤ Mah Jong

Take a break and enjoy a game of Mah Jong—in the end, it will only increase your productivity, coordination, social ability, brain strength, and ability to relax. That’s right, Mah Jong is fun, but it also keeps you sharp. Here are our top 10 reasons we love the game: 1. The tiles. More tactile than…

Is Benefit Company Certification a Good Fit for Small Businesses?

Benefit Corporations for Good helps small businesses examine, strengthen, and market their ethical and sustainable business practices. Through benefit corporation certification and a consultation with communications and marketing experts Mary Anne Harmer and Tom Hering, businesses can harness their desire to do good to reach a new generation of cause-driven customers. If you are committed…

Tax Tips for Freelancers

Well, it’s that time of year again: tax season! And for many freelancers, there is extra motivation to get tax returns in early: they can avoid sending in a separate fourth-quarter tax payment if they file by February 1.  While this deadline is coming up very fast, I know I for one put off filing…

Solo Meetup

Meet fellow solo business owners, catch up with old friends, check in with Jackie at the Solo Business Meet Up

Meet fellow solo business owners, catch up with old friends, check in with Jackie B. Peterson at the Solo Business Meet Up,4 pm to 6pm, Wednesday, November 28, 2018. The Encorepreneur Cafe Hosts. The Encorepreneur Cafe is a sleek, open, quiet co-working space, located in the Lloyd Center neighborhood. All ages of entrepreneurs are encouraged…