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Meet the Spellers – Ryan White, Author and Journalist

February 9, 2018

Twice named one of the top writers in the country by the Society for Features Journalism, Team Fred Meyer’s Ryan White spent nearly 16 years at the Oregonian covering sports, music, and culture. He has appeared on the public radio variety show Live Wire! as both an interviewer and an essayist. He has written for Sports Illustrated, the Wall Street Journal, the Dallas Morning News, the Washington Post, the Sacramento Bee, the Portland Mercury, and Portland Monthly magazine. He also authors the every-other-month Daddy Issues column in Metro Parent magazine.

Ryan is author of Springsteen: Album by Album and Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way. 

Ryan lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and daughter.

He is available for parties, and assorted word-related assignments. Will he and his teammate April Baer take home the ultimate spelling prize? Get your tickets and find out!

Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program

March 6, 2014

This year, Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million to nonprofits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Think about that for a second. That’s roughly $625,000 each quarter being pumped into community organizations, nonprofits, and of course, local schools. Sounds pretty… Read more »

Supplies Needed in our Free Store for Teachers

February 20, 2014

Here at Schoolhouse Supplies, we’re all about making friends. After all, our business is fundamentally about helping others succeed. So, as you can imagine, we’re huge advocates of lasting friendships, as well as the belief that everyone deserves a buddy.