[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2015-01-29

INFO Heritage * OPRD Heritage.Info at oregon.gov
Thu Jan 29 09:04:42 PST 2015


In this Issue
1. Grant writing workshops offered in Salem and online
2. Keeping the curtains up on Oregon’s historic theaters
3. Oregon Farm and ranch seek Century Farm and Ranch applications
4. Baker Heritage Museum seeks Museum Manager
5. City of Boise seeks preservation planner


GRANT WRITING WORKSHOPS OFFERED IN SALEM AND ONLINE

Oregon Heritage will conduct two grant-writing workshops in early February. The first will take place from 1 – 3 p.m., Feb. 3 at 725 Summer St. NE, Room 124A, Salem. The second will be an online workshop, running from 9:30 – 11 a.m., Feb. 5. Email<mailto:Kuri.Gill at oregon.gov> or call Kuri Gill at (503) 986-0685 to receive access information for the online workshop.

Both free workshops will cover project planning and tips for successful grant applications, with the last portion of each session reserved for training on the OPRD GrantsOnline application system. This training is highly recommended if you plan to apply for one of Oregon Heritage’s many grants. These grants fund historic cemetery, museum, archaeology, historic property and other heritage projects.

For information on the grant programs, visit Oregon Heritage online<http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/FINASST/Pages/grants.aspx>.


KEEPING THE CURTAINS UP ON OREGON’S HISTORIC THEATERS

With their large marquees and auditoriums, historic theaters are often a focal point of Oregon’s historic commercial corridors, and they serve as economic stimulators. Learn about – and become involved with – a team that is working to preserve historic theaters on Heritage Exchange<https://oregonheritage.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/keeping-the-curtains-from-closing-on-oregons-historic-theaters/>.


OREGON FARM AND RANCH SEEK CENTURY FARM AND RANCH APPLICATIONS

The Oregon Century Farm and Ranch Program is accepting applications for the 2015 award year and encourages families throughout Oregon who have continuously farmed portions of their family acreage for the past 100 or 150 years to apply. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

Successful applicants receive a personalized certificate with acknowledgment by the Governor and the director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture.  A durable metal roadside sign to identify the family’s farm or ranch as having historic Century or Sesquicentennial status is also available.  A special ceremony and reception honoring recipients will take place at the Oregon State Fair on August 22.

Application and program guidelines are available online by visiting the Oregon Century Farm and Ranch website<http://oregonfb.org/centuryfarm/>, by contacting Andréa Kuenzi at (503) 400-7884, or emailing cfr at oregonfb.org<mailto:cfr at oregonfb.org>.


Baker Heritage Museum seeks Museum Manager

The Baker Heritage Museum, located in beautiful Baker County of Eastern Oregon, is seeking a part time Museum Manager, responsible for the management, maintenance, program development and overall operation of the museum. For a full job description and application instructions, visit www.bakercounty.org<https://mail.oregon.gov/owa/UrlBlockedError.aspx>. The application deadline is January 30. To learn more about the Baker Heritage Museum, visit www.bakerheritagemuseum.com<https://mail.oregon.gov/owa/UrlBlockedError.aspx>.


CITY OF BOISE SEEKS PRESERVATION PLANNER

The City of Boise is seeking an associate historic preservation planner. This position will promote and regulate he preservation, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of historic structures within the City. The successful candidate will act as a primary contact for the community, and assists property owners and design professionals in the planning/permitting process within the City's historic districts. For a complete job description and application instructions visit City of Boise, Idaho Jobs online<http://agency.governmentjobs.com/boiseid/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1052308&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271.0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND_KEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E>.


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