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Heritage Commission to meet January 22-23 in Woodburn

Jan. 13, 2017

On January 22, Commissioners will gather at 12:30 p.m. to tour heritage efforts including the Jesse H. Settlemier House, Woodburn Masonic Lodge restoration project, and Woodburn Historical Museum and Bungalow Theater.

On January 23, a public business meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the CAPACES Leadership Institute located at 356 Young Street. Its agenda includes review and discussion of Oregon Heritage Tradition and Oregon Heritage All-Star Communities applications, Oregon Heritage grant programs, 2017-2022 Oregon Historic Preservation Plan, and the Connecting to Collections project.

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, visit www.oregonheritage.org or contact Oregon Heritage Commission Coordinator Todd Mayberry at 503-986-0696 or www.oregonheritage.org.