[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2011-08-12
heritage.info at state.or.us
Fri Aug 12 08:43:34 PDT 2011
In this issue:
1. Workshop to Focus on Job Search Skills
2. Maxville to Feature Logging Presentations, Guided Tours
3. Historical Society Sponsors Photo Contest
4. Speaker Series Set For August 18 at Butteville Store
WORKSHOP TO FOCUS ON JOB SEARCH SKILLS
Job seeking is often a very frustrating process, full of hidden - and
not-so-hidden - obstacles. What is going on in the minds of the
recruiters? Will your application gets the consideration it deserves?
Plan to attend the Seeking - and Getting - an Archives Job Workshop,
from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Oct. 6 and 7 at the Oregon Historical Society,
1200 Southwest Park Avenue in Portland. This workshop, conducted by
Arlene Schmuland, will focus on the job search process - from preparing
application materials to writing interview thank you notes, with an
added emphasis on crafting application materials and interviewing. To
register for the workshop, visit
http://northwestarchivistsinc.wildapricot.org/eventscalendar . To
learn more about the instructor, visit
http://www.elusivearchives.blogspot.com or contact her by emailing
arlene at uaa.alaska.edu .
MAXVILLE TO FEATURE LOGGING PRESENTATIONS, GUIDED TOURS
Learn about the multi-ethnic railroad and timber industry culture of
Maxville from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Aug. 20 during the third annual Maxville
Gathering at the Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center, 211 E. 2nd St.,
Wallowa. Visitors can participate in a guided tour, see logging
presentations, listen to music and more. To learn more, Visit
www.maxvilleheritage.org , email info at maxvillheritage.org call (541)
HISTORICAL SOCIETY SPONSORS PHOTO CONTEST
Do you have old or new, black and white or color photographs of Yaquina
Bay Bridge? The Lincoln County Historical Society is sponsoring a photo
contest in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of the opening of
Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport. The Society will add the winning
photographs to its collection, which consists of thousands of images.
“We’re proud of our photo collection, and we receive donations to
it regularly. This contest provides an opportunity to get the best
photos out there to help tell the story of the bridge and our
community,” said Loretta Harrison, executive director of the Society.
For contest rules, visit
http://www.oregoncoasthistory.org/whatsnew/index.php . For further
information call 541-265-7509 or e-mail ochceducator at newportnet.com .
SPEAKER SERIES SET FOR AUGUST 18 AT BUTTEVILLE STORE
Author and historian Kurt Nelson will speak at the Butteville Store on
August 18. This event is the first of three Third Thursday events at the
Butteville Store. For more information, contact Dianne Stefani-Ruff at
(503) 678-1605 or visit www.buttevillestore.com, or www.champoeg.org .
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