Schoolhouse Supplies Snapshot Series: Werner Van Bemmel

April 3, 2014

werner-van-bemmel-sqThe Boeing Boys are a group of volunteers who’ve been with Schoolhouse Supplies from the start. With skills to build parts for the mighty aircrafts as backgrounds, they stock our shelves, and make sure to joke with every person who passes by the workroom table. Among their number is a man named Werner Van Bemmel.

At first glance, Werner might not seem all that enthusiastic about volunteering at our Free Store for Teachers. Indeed, if asked what originally brought him to Schoolhouse Supplies, Werner points out one of his Boeing brothers and dryly remarks, “Dave. He dragged me here. I thought it was only going to be for one day.” He’s been here nearly every Tuesday since. (more…)

Schoolhouse Supplies Snapshot Series: Sara Yellan

June 13, 2013

The Schoolhouse Supplies Snapshot Series continues – where we highlight members of our staff, board, and volunteers. This week you will learn about Sara Yellan, Administrative Coordinator. Native of…and Portlander since? Since 2001, exactly 12 years this spring! People often… Read more »

Schoolhouse Supplies Snapshot Series: Bo Bullock

August 22, 2012

We continue our Schoolhouse Supplies Snapshot Series, which highlights various members of our staff and volunteers. This week you will learn about Bo Bullock, Operations at Schoolhouse Supplies. Native of…and Portlander since? I grew up in Big Sky country in… Read more »