March 15 community briefs
Newberg City Club will host talk on Chehalem Heritage Trails
The Newberg City Club will host a talk on the Chehalem Heritage Trails by Paul Agrimis at noon March 17 at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St.
Agrimis is a landscape architect and engineer with experience leading public infrastructure and natural resources restoration projects, according to a press release. He has assisted the Chehalem Park and Recreation District with several park and trail projects since 2009.
Cost for the forum and lunch is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Those members wishing to attend the forum, but not dine, pay $3, while non-members mush dole out $5.
Oregon Hunters Association slates Yamhill County fundraiser
The Yamhill County chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association will hold its annual fundraising banquet March 21 at the Evergreen Space Museum in McMinnville. Funds raised from the event will remain in Oregon and be utilized for OHA projects benefitting wildlife, habitat and hunters, according to a press release from the organization. About 70 percent of the proceeds from the local fundraiser will be used for local projects, while the remaining 30 percent will go to statewide OHA efforts. Projects including planting forage and creating new water sources for wildlife, building nesting structures for waterfowl, protecting springs and riparian areas, and sponsoring youth hunter and outdoor education programs and events.
Ticket prices start at $45, while packages are available that include dinners and a variety of raffle tickets. (A one-year OHA membership is required with each group order). Membership includes subscription to Oregon Hunter magazine and a copy of the organization's calendar. Tickets for youths 12 and under are $20 if accompanied by an adult. For tickets or more information, visit www.ohayamhill.com or call 503-804-2843.
Up for raffle will be a variety of outdoor gear, including artwork, gifts and other items. Popular raffles by Les Schwab and Coast Farm & Ranch include for a Nosler custom rifle.
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