Oct. 9 community briefs
GOP Women will host fire chief and mayor
McMINNVILLE -- The Yamhill County Republican Women will host McMinnville Mayor Scott Hill; Giola Goodman, CEO and president of the McMinnville Chamber of Commerce; and Kyle Macadam, government affairs director of the McMinnville chamber, at noon Thursday at the American Legion Hall. The pair will speak "about ordinances, bills and associations that sponsors bills and Oregon Health Care," according to a press release.
NPSO slates talk 'Toward Sustainable Roadsides'
McMINNVILLE – The Cheahmill Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon will hold a program called "Toward Sustainable Roadsides" at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Carnegie Room at the public library, 225 N.W. Adams St.
Using maps and photos, speaker Susan Aldrich-Markham and GIS interns Jordan Anderson and Chealsey Rosebrook "will illustrate the Roadside Vegetation Inventory for Yamhill County Public Works (and) their work this past year," a press release said.
The department's findings, the release said, be used to control erosion, protect and promote native plants and reduce invasive species. The goal is to replace bare-soiled, eroding roadsides with stable, low-maintenance, native plant communities.
Mabel Rush holiday bazaar approaching
Mabel Rush Elementary School is inviting local artisans, crafters and small home-based businesspeople to attend its upcoming holiday bazaar.
The eighth annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at the elementary school, located at 1441 Deborah Road.
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