[Comm-Council] FW: Event for Arlene Whalen on June 22
HOKLIN Lonn * DAS DO
Lonn.Hoklin at state.or.us
Tue Jun 5 09:56:06 PDT 2007
Public Affairs Manager
Oregon Department of Administrative Services
From: POSTREL Dan [mailto:Dan.Postrel at state.or.us]
Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2007 2:34 PM
To: ALL FORESTRY; RETIREES; Mike Gaudern, OSWA; HOKLIN Lonn; TURNER
Monte; julie at ofic.com
Subject: Event for Arlene Whalen on June 22
Hello everyone -
Here is some information about ways to honor and remember Arlene Whalen
of our Agency Affairs staff, who passed away unexpectedly on May 4,
following an illness.
A gathering at the Oregon Department of Forestry employee memorial,
along Mill Creek near Building E (Services Building), is scheduled for 3
p.m. on June 22. If the weather is rainy, the Tillamook Room will be
available as a meeting place. For those not familiar with our location,
we're at 2600 State Street, in Salem.
This will be an informal opportunity to share memories of our friend and
colleague. Arlene's husband, Mike, and their two children are planning
Arlene's nameplate will have been affixed to the monument before the
Many of you have asked about making donations to a particular
organization that Arlene admired. She was a great fan of the work of The
Nature Conservancy, and an account in her name has been set up there.
If you write the phrase, "In memory of Arlene Whalen" on your check,
Mike will receive an acknowledgement of your donation.
Checks should be sent to:
The Nature Conservancy in Oregon
821 S.E. 14th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
Mike asked that I pass along his thanks for the many cards he has
received. If you would like to express your sentiments in this way, you
can send cards to the family at 5235 Ponderosa Drive S, Salem, OR
Please feel free to share any of this information with others who may be
On behalf of the Agency Affairs staff, thanks very much for your concern
and kind words since Arlene's passing.
Agency Affairs Director
Oregon Department of Forestry
(503) 881-3453 (cell)
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