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Community in Brief - March 12

Fundraiser to benefit McMinnville youth in critical care after fatal crash

On March 29, there will be a bottle drive, bake sale and car wash at the Newberg Tire Factory to benefit Jayden Moore of McMinnville. Moore, 9, is in critical care at Randall Children’s Hospital after being in an accident Feb. 11 that killed her mother and twin sister. The event date may change pending weather. For more information, visit http://on.fb.me/1lz0qJY.

Scholls annual plant sale set for April 12-13

The Scholls Women’s Club will host its annual community plant sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13. All proceeds from the plant sale will go to the Scholls community and Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions about gardening. For sale will be a variety of plants, including fruit trees, perennials, assorted berries and more. For more information, visit www.schollswomensclub.com.

Citizens Rate Review Committee meets to review fees

The Citizens’ Rate Review Committee will review maintenance fees at 7 p.m. March 18 at the Public Safety Building, 401 E Third St. The Citizens’ Review Committee Springs Town Hall Meeting is an open forum for residents who are part of the Springs Customer Class. The committee will also hear comments from the public regarding recommended changes. For more information, visit www.newbergoregon.gov.

New members sought for Friends of Historic Champoeg board

The Friends of Historic Champoeg board of directors is looking for five new members. The new members will help shape current and future activities supporting interpretive programs at Champoeg State Heritage Area. The board meets for two hours every third Thursday of the month. For more information and to talk with a current board member, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Advocacy classes on tap at Henderson House

McMINNVILLE — Henderson House, a 24-hour crisis line service for women and children who may be victims of domestic and sexual abuse, is offering spring training classes beginning March 31. The organization is looking for volunteers who want to advocate for women and children. For more information, call Lori Burrows at 503-472-0244.

Parenting resource fair slated for Friday in Newberg

The Chehalem Counseling Center is partnering with Faith in Action to present the Parenting Resource Fair and Workshop, set for March 14 at the Chehalem Armory Center. The workshop’s topics include conflict resolution, dyslexia and safe schools. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

City Historic Preservation Commission member openings

The Historic Preservation Commission is looking for citizens and local high school students to apply for open positions. Persons interested in the positions will identify and preserve significant properties in the community.

The positions for local citizens are a three-year term; for a student a one-year term. To apply for the commission positions and view applicant requirements, go to the City Recorder’s Office at City Hall, 414 E. First St., or visit bit.ly/NDnc5z.

Library board seeking applicants

Two positions are open on the Newberg Public Library board of directors. The positions require that the applicants reside within the city limits. One position is a four-year term from July through June 2018; the other position will complete the term of a previous member from May through June 2015. To apply for the positions, visit www.newberglibrary.org.

Relay for Life team captains will meet at NHS commons

Relay for Life of Newberg has scheduled a team captain meeting for 7 p.m. Wednesday in the commons at Newberg High School. Information about the relay and forming teams will be available.

This year’s relay “Drive Out Cancer” will be held June 21-22 and it’s not too late to form a new team or join an existing team.

For more information, email co-chairwomen Marty or Kathy Brown at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the event website at www.relayforlife.org/newbergor.



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