April 4 community briefs
Meet the candidates for circuit court judge
McMINNVILLE -- The Yamhill County branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold a candidate's forum from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the Carnegie Room at the public library, 225 N.W. Adams St.
The five candidates for District 25, Position 2 judge of the Yamhill County Circuit Court – Jennifer Chapman, Carol Fredrick, J. Mark Lawrence, Mark Pihl and Lisl Miller – will share their backgrounds, judicial philosophies, thoughts on mandatory minimum sentencing, three strikes, mental health court and offender accountability through punishment, treatment and diversion.
Historical society hosts talk on photo and
The Yamhill County Historical Society will host a presentation on photo and document preservation from 7 to 8 p.m. April 12 at the Dundee Community Center, 1026 S.W. Highway 99W. Tom Cattrall will speak. For more information, call 503-688-6735.
Blood drive April 13 at Abby's Pizza in Newberg
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 13 at the Newberg Abby's Pizza location, 1913 Portland Road. To make an appointment, visit www.RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.
MLK commemoration slated at university
A service of commemoration and commitment recognizing the 50-year anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. today (April 4) at the centennial tower at George Fox University.
Inspired by the #rally2endracism.org initiative of the National Council of Churches, the event will include a brief program, including a responsive reading, a moment of silence and reference to the National Council of Churches campaign to A.C.T. (awaken, confront, transform).
For more information, call the Rev. Lionel Muthiah at 503-476-5281.
Yamhill CCO seeks award nominations sought
For more information about early learning in Yamhill County, visit the website or call Richter at 503-376-7428.