Posted by newbergcityclub on December 28, 2015
Yes, “Affordable Housing” affect all of us!
What’s “affordable” in available housing in our community? “Affordable housing” means different things to everyone. There are several variables affecting our community’s availability of “affordable housing” for individuals and families. Increase your knowledge on this hot topic. Join us as we hear from Doug Rux , Newberg Community Development Director and Denise Bacon, Newberg City Council Member about this evolving subject.
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Posted by newbergcityclub on November 20, 2015
You’re invited to Newberg City Club’s luncheon presentation on Tuesday, Dec. 1. In the spirit of the season we have a special presentation by Jodi Hansen, Executive Director at Love INC. Our community, including so many Newberg City Club members, generously support individuals and families in need. We know who the givers are, but what does this look like on the receiving end? Poverty, employed families struggling to make ends meet; what are their stories? What does the ‘need’ look like in our community? Jodi will share information about the economic hardships in our community, you’ll learn about the numbers of households who work hard every day to earn above the federal poverty level, but not enough to afford a basic household budget, including: childcare, food, transportation, and insurance.
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Posted by newbergcityclub on November 7, 2015
Join Ian Madin, Oregon’s interim State Geologist, for a look at the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Madin will discuss what scientists know and how, what impacts will be on Newberg, what’s important for the people of Newberg to know and be ready for, and what the state are working on for earthquake resilience. Madin joined DOGAMI in 1987 as the Agency’s seismic hazard geologist, and in 1998 he became the geologic mapping team leader. He has been the Agency’s chief scientist since 2004. We hope you will join us to better understand how seriously you and our community are impacted and how quickly we’ll recover from the next large Oregon earthquake.
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Posted by newbergcityclub on October 20, 2015
Learn about what’s happening behind the scenes as plans progress for the renovation and addition Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center. Kathy Tri, member of the CPRD (Chehalem Park & Recreation District) citizen oversight committees and Chehalem Pool Committee, will present the most up-to-date preliminary site plans and conceptual drawings. Renovation project manager Jim McMaster, CPRD Park and Facilities Supervisor, will talk about the technical aspects of the project and how CPRD plans to manage the changes that have occurred over the past 40 years since the current facility was built.
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Posted by newbergcityclub on September 30, 2015
Kathleen Buck and Dwight Evalt will provide interesting details about the 22nd annual Art Harvest Tour. This year Art Harvest will include a personalized tour into the exhibit area at the Chehalem Cultural Center. This event showcases Yamhill County artists in their studios. Art Harvest is open to the public the first two weekends of October. Please join us for lunch and this interesting presentation and TOUR at the Chehalem Cultural Center!
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Posted by newbergcityclub on April 24, 2015
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.
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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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