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Comedian Susan Rice will perform March 3 at Gray Gable Estate in Milwaukie in a fundraising event for the nonprofit Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County.
Comedian Susan Rice will perform March 3 at Gray Gable Estate in Milwaukie in a fundraising event for the nonprofit Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County.
Comedian Susan Rice to perform at Senior Citizens Council fundraiser March 3 in Milwaukie (Photo) - 01/19/17

MILWAUKIE, Ore. -- Susan Rice, a comedian once named "Portland's funniest person" will perform Friday, March 3, at Gray Gables Estate in Milwaukie as a fundraiser for the nonprofit Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County.

Tickets are now being sold to the event, which will run 6-8 p.m. at 3009 S.E. Chestnut St.
Tickets are $50 for general admission and $65 for premium seating.

The event will include refreshments, raffles and a paddle raise. Sponsorships are available. To order tickets, call (503) 657-1366.

Rice has been performing standup comedy in Portland and Los Angeles since 1983. She has appeared in a number of network television and cable shows, including Portlandia, ABC's George Schlatter's Comedy Club, Showtime Comedy on the Road, Comic Strip Live and Evening at the Improv.

Rice has helped raise thousands of dollars for Relay for Life, the Oregon Food Bank and Humane Societies in the U.S. and Canada. Willamette Week named Rice "Portland's funniest person" in 2015 while another newspaper described her as "the 'Grand Dame of Comedy' in the Pacific Northwest."

Rice includes George Carlin, Richard Pryor and Dave Anderson as among her comedy heroes and inspiration. More information about Rice is posted at www.susanricecomedy.com/about-susan.

The Senior Citizens Council protects home-bound, frail, vulnerable and geographically isolated individuals. Not available anywhere else, its programs promote independence, improve quality of life and prevent or end abuse, neglect (including self-neglect) and exploitation of at-risk seniors and adults with disabilities.

"We guard and protect senior citizens who have no one else to watch out for them. The proceeds from this event will enable us to provide our low-cost services to about more local residents who can't otherwise afford them," said Christi Bird, the council's executive director.

Founded in 1972, Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors and adults with disabilities in Clackamas County, Ore. Many of those served don't have the ability to pay. The SCCCC relies on donations, grants and fundraising events to support those in need. More information about the council is available at www.seniorcitizenscouncil.com.

Wells Fargo reports $5.3 billion in quarterly net income - 01/13/17

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) reported diluted earnings per common share of $3.99 for 2016, compared with $4.12 for 2015. Full year net income in 2016 was $21.9 billion, compared with $22.9 billion in 2015. For fourth quarter 2016, net income was $5.3 billion, or $0.96 per share, compared with $5.6 billion, or $1.00 per share, for fourth quarter 2015, and $5.6 billion, or $1.03 per share, for third quarter 2016.

Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan said, "We continued to make progress in the fourth quarter in rebuilding the trust of our customers, team members and other key stakeholders. I am pleased with the progress we have made in customer remediation, the ongoing review of sales practices across the company and fulfilling our regulatory requirements for sales practices matters. As planned, we launched our new Retail Bank compensation program this month, which is based on building lifelong relationships with our customers. While we have more work to do, I am proud of the effort of our entire team to make things right for our customers and team members and to continue building a better Wells Fargo for the future."

Chief Financial Officer John Shrewsberry said, "Wells Fargo had solid underlying performance in the fourth quarter as we continued to benefit from our diversified business model. Net interest income increased from the prior quarter, largely driven by growth in loans and investments, as well as higher interest rates. Noninterest income declined from the prior quarter due to net hedge accounting ineffectiveness associated with our hedging of long-term debt as part of our asset/liability management program, as well as lower market-sensitive revenue. Other sources of noninterest income were diversified and stable with the prior quarter. Credit quality remained solid in the quarter, and we returned $3.0 billion to shareholders in the quarter, with a full year 2016 net payout ratio2 of 61 percent."

The full earnings news release is posted at wellsfargo.com

About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,600 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 269,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 27 on Fortune's 2016 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially.

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Portland-Vancouver area Wells Fargo branches to close early today - 01/11/17

PORTLAND, Ore. -- All Wells Fargo branches in the Portland-Vancouver metro area will close at 3 p.m. today as a result of the snow storm.

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Some Wells Fargo branches in Portland-Vancouver metro area to open late today - 01/11/17

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Due to the snow storm, some Wells Fargo branches in the Portland-Vancouver metro area will open late today. Customers should call their local branch first to check if it's open before going there.

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