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Heritage Commission to meet October 22-23 in Enterprise

Oct. 1, 2017

The Oregon Heritage Commission will meet in Enterprise October 22-23.

On October 22, Commissioners will gather at 12:30 p.m. to tour heritage efforts Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center and the Wallowa Band Nez Perce Trail Interpretive Center.

On October 23, a public business meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Prairie Creek Center, 104 Licht Street, Enterprise. Its agenda includes review and decision on a proposed statewide celebration declaration for the 175th anniversary of the Oregon Trail migration, Oregon Heritage Tradition designation proposal, Oregon Heritage Conference 2018 in Bend, a statewide digitization initiative, and technical outreach services.

The Heritage Commission is comprised of nine people representing Oregon's heritage and geographical diversity who have been appointed by the Governor. There are nine advisory representatives from state agencies and statewide organizations. The mission of the Oregon Heritage Commission is to secure, sustain, and enhance Oregon's heritage by ensuring coordination of heritage initiatives by public and private organizations; advocacy on its behalf; education of the public about its extent and value; and promotion and celebration of its diversity.

For more information and accessibility needs, visit www.oregonheritage.org or contact Interim Oregon Heritage Commission Coordinator Kuri Gill at 503-986-0685 or Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov.