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Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:45

SAG-AFTRA Broadcasters Sweep 2015 Regional Murrow Awards

SAG-AFTRA broadcast shops from the Seattle and Portland Locals made a clean sweep in the Television, Large Market News category in the 2015 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.

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Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:45

Please share this info with all your filmmaker friends!

The SAG Foundation is now accepting submissions from filmmakers residing in all states west of the Mississippi for its April 2015 Los Angeles Short Film Showcase.

Submission deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. If you submitted to the New York SAG Foundation showcase, you are ineligible to submit to the Los Angeles showcase.

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Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:27

Join the SAG-AFTRA Portland Local at
the Annual Northwest Oregon Labor Day Picnic!

Hello Sisters and Brothers of SAG-AFTRA!

As your SAG-AFTRA Portland Local President, your board and I continue to work hard to provide increased opportunities for membership to get and be involved.

I'm proud to announce that this Labor Day marks our first coupling with other like-minded unionists which make up the Oregon labor movement. And it's going to be quite a party!

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Thu, 06/12/2014 - 14:06

Union pride was evident on the Saturday morning of June 7, 2014 as several members of SAG-AFTRA Portland Local gathered at the Oregon Food Bank to put in a shift helping the state's neediest folks put food on the table. 
Nearly five tons of food was processed; enough to supply 7,771 individual meals. And, members had a blast doing it.
"It just felt awesome to be able to give back to our community. To this great state which we all love!" said Local President Duane Hanson, of the event.

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Thu, 02/27/2014 - 15:42

On Feb. 24, SAG-AFTRA members in Portland welcomed National Executive Director David White into their midst. A board meeting was followed by a general membership and stakeholders meeting, which included agents, producers and members of the Alliance of Professional Performers – NW, a sister organization to the SAG-AFTRA Portland Local.

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Wed, 07/17/2013 - 11:42

On July 26, 2013 SAG-AFTRA announced the election results for the Portland Local Elections. The following candidates ran unopposed and shall be declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote: 

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