Central School has been a landmark in Newberg for more than sixty years. It defined a neighborhood. Local historian, Barbara Doyle, will tell the story of Central School and what preceded it, going back a long, long time and continuing to the present day. Our meeting will be held at the Central School or you may know it as the Chehalem Cultural Center.
Posted by newbergcityclub on April 24, 2015
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Posted by newbergcityclub on April 9, 2015
Remember the high school shop and home economics classes? Vocational training is in the midst of a major makeover. The costs of traditional college keeps increasing and many students are focusing on honing workplace-skills. “Career Technical Education” is the 21st Century version of vocational education. Learn how Newberg High School and Portland Community College are providing pathways to programs that respond to current workplace demands.
Speakers: Andy Byerley and Vicki Peterson, Newberg School District, and Andrew Black, Portland Community College Newberg Center
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Posted by newbergcityclub on March 21, 2015
A Family Place supports at-risk families by offering free professional home visiting, parent education and specialized preschool for children ages 0 to 5. The relief nursery model integrates these three components to help bring some stability into the lives and the homes of these families. A Family Place recently opened their Newberg location, Mary’s Place on Villa Road, next to Joyful Servant Lutheran Church, to better serve the Newberg and Dundee communities. Come hear more about our programs to invest in the future of Yamhill County’s children.
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Posted by newbergcityclub on March 14, 2015
Geoff Horning is the executive director of the Agri-Business Council of Oregon, a foundation that supports Oregon agricultural education and promotion. We all know that agriculture is big in Oregon, but Geoff illustrates the diversity of Oregon agriculture as well as the important role it plays in our economy.
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Posted by newbergcityclub on February 18, 2015
Kerry Tymchuck, the Executive Director of the Oregon Historical Society, will present unique stories from Oregon History and share some related artifacts. He is a native Oregonian and has co-authored autobiographies of four Oregon business icons, including Ken Austin. He is the Board Chairman of Oregon special Olympics plus too many additional past and present positions to list.
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Posted by newbergcityclub on February 5, 2015
Larry Wood is the Executive director of the Evergreen Aviation Museum, home of the “Spruce Goose” as well as a large collection of air and space craft. Larry will share stories of some of the aircraft at the museum as well as an update on where the Museum stands today after the passing of its founder, Del Smith and demise of its parent, Evergreen Aviation.
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Posted by newbergcityclub on January 21, 2015
In spite of some politicians claims to the contrary, planet earth is starting to get a little warmer and we humans are the cause. Our own Brian Doyle will give a simple explanation of why the planet’s warming and then speculate on what that means for weather.
The Willamette Valley is in a “Goldilocks” zone — not too hot, not too cold, not too wet, and not too dry. However, some places are not so lucky. We will discuss why we should, or should not care.
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Posted by newbergcityclub on January 9, 2015
Hacktivist . . . espionage . . . cyber terrorism
City Club’s January 20, 2015 program may sound like a current political thriller, but cyber threats to sensitive data, money and ideas are very real. Amanda Marshall, Unites States Attorney for the District of Oregon, is joining us to share how the cyber threat has changed over the years and how the FBI is responding. Marshall will explain how we are adapting to increasing cyber-based threats and our actions aimed at countering it.
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Posted by newbergcityclub on December 15, 2014
Hear the latest about the Newberg-Dundee Bypass Project. ODOT Project Leader Kelly Amador and both construction managers for the active Newberg-Dundee Bypass contracts, Shane Ottosen and Tony Snyder, will share stories and photos from the field. They will discuss progress of the work in Dundee and Newberg. Learn what is coming up and what has been accomplished. The bypass is planned to open in 2017.www.newbergdundee.org
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Posted by newbergcityclub on December 15, 2014
In recent years, Newberg has become the home to blossoming amateur and professional local theater. Representatives from Newberg High School, Chehalem Players Repertory and Valley Repertory Theatre will share their thoughts with us. Come, be entertained and learn about some really good and value priced theater available right here in Newberg.
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