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Sept. 18 community briefs


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 meeting, scheduled for Oct. 1 at the Villa Academic Center, 501 N. Villa Road.

The 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..

Dundee has opening on planning commission

The city of Dundee is looking for applicants to fill a term expiring Dec. 31 on the planning commission. An appointment to the commission will be made by the City Council at its Oct. 15 meeting. Application forms are available on the city’s website at www.Dundeecity.org; in person at City Hall, 620 S.W. Fifth St.; or by mail at P.O. Box 220, Dundee, OR 97115. The deadline for applications to be received at City Hall is 5 p.m. Oct. 8.

Church will host free depression recovery program

The Seventh-Day Adventist Church is hosting an eight-week depression recovery program. The classes begin Oct. 1 and continue every Tuesday through Nov. 19.

The class meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at the church and those attending will learn how to identify depression and its causes, lifestyle treatments for depression, nutrition and positive lifestyle choices, among other depression related topics.

The class will be facilitated by Tami Rodgers, a Providence Medical Group physician. The class is free but the necessary workbook is $25. For more information or to register, call 503-537-5934.