[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2011-07-15
heritage.info at state.or.us
Fri Jul 15 08:56:34 PDT 2011
In this issue:
1. Grant Writing Workshop Offered in Cottage Grove
2. Historic Cemeteries Commission Meeting and Workshop
3. Exhibit Unveiled at Museum of Natural and Cultural History
GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP OFFERED IN COTTAGE GROVE
Plan to attend a Designing Projects for Successful Grants Workshop in
Cottage Grove from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., July 22, in the Shepard room at
700 E Gibbs. Free to all interested parties, the workshop will cover how
to plan your project and write about it for a successful grant
application. Heritage Programs will emphasize the Heritage Grants,
Museums Grants and Historic Cemeteries Grants programs; however,
participants will find the information useful in applying for any grant.
For additional information, email Kuri Gill Kuri.Gill at state.or.us or
call (503) 986-0685.
HISTORIC CEMETERIES COMMISSION MEETING AND WORKSHOP
The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries will meet from 1 to 4
p.m., July 22 in the Shephard room at 700 E Gibbs. Agenda items will
include grant reports, current projects and upcoming plans. The
commission will invite public comments.
The Commission is offering a Cemetery Preservation Basics workshop at
the McFarland Cemetery from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., July 23. Registration
is required for the free workshop, which will address marker cleaning,
leveling and repair.
Learn more information about commission activities, the meeting and
workshop registration from historic cemeteries program coordinator, Kuri
Gill, at (503) 986-0685 or by e-mail: Kuri.Gill at state.or.us .
EXHIBIT UNVEILED AT MUSEUM OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY
The University of Oregon’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History
recently unveiled a new exhibit titled “We Are Still Here: The Many
Nations Longhouse”. It highlights the story of the Many Nations
Longhouse and its steward, Gordon Bettles, who works to protect Native
American cultural values. For further information, visit
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