June 19 community briefs
Play a round of golf, maybe win a prize or two, and help the children
McMINNVILLE -- Yamhill County Court Appointed Special Advocates will hold its 15th annual CASA Classic Golf tournament Saturday at Michelbook Country Club. The tournament, called "Hit the Links Fore Children," is in a scramble format with a shotgun start. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m., play begins at 1 p.m. and a dinner and awards ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m. Registration is $90 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, range balls, dinner and prizes. There will be also be a gift bag and games and a raffle on the course. To register, call 504-434-6668.
Faith Gerstel will be remembered at event Saturday 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. Saturday 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.
County seeks new members for 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.
Public Works day set for late June at library
The city of Newberg's public works department will hold a Public Works Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 27 at the public library on First Street. The event will allow the public to get an up-close look at the department and will feature activities and service equipment to explore. A free hot dog lunch will be provided to the first 500 people in attendance.