Community in Brief
Dec. 26 - Jan. 1
City Club talks preparedness
The Newberg City Club will host a Oregon Trail Chapter of the American Red Cross presentation headlined Together We Prepare at 11:45 a.m. Jan. 7 at the Villa Academic Center, 501 N. Villa Road.
The presentation will discuss the disasters that can occur in the local geographic area and the three essentials of being informed, making a plan and building an emergency preparedness kit, according to a press release.
A buffet lunch is $10 for City Club members, $15 for non-members. Those members not dining pay $2 and its $5 for non-members.
NAMI education class to begin
A free, 12-week class for family members of individuals with mental illness, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), begins at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13. The class meets every week through March 31 at the Dundee Community Center.
For more information or to register, call Teresa Brisbin at 1-503-476-2934.
City of Dundee planning commission has vacancies
The city of Dundee is accepting applications for those interested in serving on the planning commission. There are three positions, with a four-year term expiring in December 2017. Applicants must have at least one year of residency in Dundee prior to the appointment, except one member on the planning commission may be a non-resident owner of real property in Dundee for at least one year prior to the appointment.
The deadline to submit applications is 5 p.m. Dec. 30. Those interested in serving can download an application from the Citys website, www.dundee city.org, by stopping by City Hall or call 503-538-3922 and ask to have one mailed to you.
DAR hosts program featuring pioneers
The Champoeg Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is inviting the public to its program featuring Lynnette Roberts, a member of the group and also the current treasurer. The topic of her talk is Early Pioneers to Oregon: The Kanaka People from Hawaii. It will begin at 11 a.m. Jan. 9.
Third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration set
From 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20, a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration will occur at the Newberg High School auditorium.
The program will feature singer Kate McLearn, the George Fox University Gospel choir, the Veritas School concert choir and choirs from Mabel Rush and Antonia Crater elementary schools. The speaker is Rotary Peace Scholar Steven Nakana.