Speakers set for next two Newberg City Club meetings

The Newberg City Club holds luncheon forums nearly every two weeks and club officials have set the agenda for the next two meetings, scheduled for Sept. 17 and Oct. 1 at the Villa Academic Center, 501 N. Villa Road.

On Sept. 17, Kelly Amador, a project leader for the Oregon Department of Transportation, will speak on the beginning of construction on the Newberg-Dundee bypass. Amador will share with club members and interested residents about the activities on the bypass and the changes in store for the community.

The Oct. 1 luncheon has the theme “A Storm is Bruin,” and features George Fox University’s new football coach, Chris Casey, and GFU athletic director Craig Taylor. The pair will speak on the return of football to the Newberg school in 2014 and construction of Stoffer Family Stadium.

The forums start with a lunch buffet at 11:45 a.m. and continue with the speaker’s comments until 1 p.m. The lunch is $10 for members and their guests; $15 for non-members. Those members not dining pay $2; non-members pay $5. To make reservations by the day prior to the event, call Brian Doyle at 503-538-2380 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Chehalem Garden Club will host talk on ‘Flower Portraits’

The Chehalem Garden Club will host speaker Elizabeth Rocchia at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Chehalem Senior Center, 101 W. Foothills Drive. Rocchia will speak on “Flower Portraits.” Membership is $10 per year and guests are welcome. For more information, call Marye Steckley at 503-554-8933 or visit oregon The garden club contributes to the local community through caring for the herb garden at the Hoover-Minthorn House Museum, supplying children’s gardening books to the Newberg Public Library and contributing to a scholarship program.

Free varicose vein screenings

The Providence Medical Group will have free varicose vein screenings from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 26 on the second floor of the Newberg Providence Medical Group Center. Surgeon Greg Stroup is offering the screenings to see if patients qualify for a removal procedure. To make an appointment, call 503-537-5900.

Cemetery’s annual meeting set

Dundee Pioneer Cemetery’s annual meeting is set for 7 p.m. Thursday at Chehalem Springs Assisted Living Community, 3802 Hayes St. For more information, call Stanley Hutchens at 503-538-4836.

Henderson House slates volunteer training sessions

Henderson House — a 24-hour crisis line service with a safe, confidential shelter for women, children and victims of domestic and sexual violence — is enrolling students for fall training. Classes begin Sept. 16 and the organization’s facilities are staffed with trained advocated and volunteers.

For more information, call Lori Burrows at 1-503-472-0244 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Juliette’s House fundraising event set for Saturday

McMINNVILLE — Juliette’s House Child Abuse Intervention Center will be the beneficiary of the fourth annual Dahlias and Bernard Machado fundraiser set for noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 14 at Walnut City WineWorks, 475 N.E. 17th St.

Those who attend can sample multiple vintages of Bernard Machado pinot noir from the La Cantera vineyard, as well as white wines from the WineWorks family of vintners.

The $5 tasting fee and all dahlia flower sales will be donated to Juliette’s House.

For more information, call Francine Fiore at 1-503-687-1313, email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Walnut City WineWorks at 1-503-472-3215.

PNMC will hold grief counseling session on Sept. 24

Providence Newberg Medical Center will hold a one-hour presentation on dealing with grief from 1 to 2 p.m. Sept. 24 in the medical center’s Dundee Conference Room. Called “Seven Strategies: Coping with the Recent Loss of a Loved One,” the presentation will include information on additional resources in the community. The presentation is part of the Providence Hospice Community Cares program and is free, although organizers would appreciate pre-registration if possible.

For more information, call Anne Kister at 503-215-4636.

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