20,000 Clean & Sober Years Story Idea

Messages to the KGW News Desk & to Tom Hallman of The Oregonian I lost my sister Laura on June 13, 1999 to alcoholism. Our mission at www.bradmersereau.com is to keep her memory alive with addiction prevention and recovery resources. 1088 champions currently...

Portland Tribune Follow-up Story Idea

Message to Jason Vondersmith of The Portland Tribune Hi Jason, I lost my sister Laura on June 13, 1999 to alcoholism. Our mission at www.bradmersereau.com is to keep her memory alive with addiction prevention and recovery resources. 1088 champions currently celebrate...

Significant Anniversary Story Idea

Message to Samantha Swindler of The Oregonian Dear Samantha, My wife and I enjoy your Oregonian columns including today’s article about the connecting power of piano music at Portland International Airport. I lost my sister Laura on June 13, 1999 to alcoholism. Our...

Our Nation’s Current Addiction Crisis

Correspondence with the Office of Congresswoman Susan Bonamici From: Brad MersereauTo: ryan.seed@mail.house.govSubject: Please Forward My Attempted Email Correspondence To Congresswoman Bonamici Dear Ryan,Thank you for listening in today’s phone conversation and for...

Beaverton Oregon Wells Fargo Branch Yelp Review

Good evening, Mr. SloanI began banking over 40 years ago with First National Bank Of Oregon which became First Interstate, which became Wells Fargo. My perception over the decades is that customer service could improve. My recent visits to our local Wells Fargo branch...

Letter to the Oregon Department of Human Services

I am responding because of Secretary Of State Dennis Richardson’s latest email and am heartened by this welcome leadership change in Oregon’s Child Welfare system. Since an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, we offer the opportunity for all vulnerable...