June 12 community briefs
Gerstel will be feted at event June 22 in Dundee
Dedication of a flag pole and plaque to honor the late Faith Gerstel for her many years of service is set for 2 p.m. June 22 at the Dundee Community Center. Gerstel and her husband Ian were Navy veterans and retired postal employees. She was a longtime member of the Dundee Woman's Club, including acting as president for some time. She was also an active member of the local American Legion post, was on the board of the Newberg Community Foundation and was involved in the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Yamhill County seeks new members for its Board of Health
Yamhill County is seeking new members for its Board of Health, which advises and makes recommendations to local public health staff and leadership. According to a release from the county, the board's "work focuses on public health practice and developing long-term prevention-focused approaches to public health challenges such as the leading causes of death."
The county is seeking representatives from a diverse group "who are interested in foundational health topics and social determinants of health, such as education, environmental issues, reducing trauma, food systems, behavioral health, transportation and more," the release said.
The board meets once per quarter and no formal public health experience or training is required for the appointment.
Newberg seeking summer workers
The city of Newberg is looking for part-time seasonal laborers to work for the public works department.
Employees would assist on installing water lines, sewer lines and storm sewer lines, as well as installing road signs, patching potholes, painting traffic markings and doing landscaping.
The roughly four-month job would pay $15 an hour and those interested should visit www.newbergoregon.gov/hr/page/seasonal-laborers-0 for more information.