Oct. 9 community briefs
Raffle benefits Henderson House
To benefit the Henderson House in McMinnville a womens shelter for those escaping abuse Luminous Boutique Spa in Newberg is hosting a raffle during the month of October. Up for raffle is a Luminous Signature Package worth $250. To enter, donate a 24-pack of toilet paper and a monetary donation and receive two raffle tickets. Monetary donations can only be given in the form of a check, made out to Henderson House. The winner will be drawn Nov. 5. Luminous is aiming for at least 100 packs of toilet paper to donate.
City official will speak at next Newberg City Club luncheon
Barton Brierley, Newberg planning and building director, will speak on Newbergs plans for the future in a luncheon set for noon Oct. 15 at Friendsview Springbrook Community Center, 4061 S.W. Hayes St.
SAR orientation set for Thursday in McMinnville
McMINNVILLE The Yamhill County Search and Rescue team will hold an orientation from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Oct. 10 in the public works auditorium at the OSU Extension Building, 2060 Lafayette Ave. The orientation will include discussion of how searches are conducted, survival skills and more. The organization is also taking applications for the 2014 SAR Academy.
Concealed handgun license class set for Oct. 19
The Newberg Rifle and Pistol Club will conduct a concealed handgun training course from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at the clubs range, 15955 N.E. Quarry Road. Graduates of the class, which will include live-fire training with one-on-one coaching, will have fulfilled the requirements to apply for a Oregon concealed handgun license.