[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2015-10-02

INFO Heritage * OPRD Heritage.Info at oregon.gov
Fri Oct 2 15:09:35 PDT 2015


In this issue:
1. Register now for the Great American Shakeout
2.  Cemeteries Commission to meet in Paisley
3.  Advancement coordinator sought by museum
4.  Lord and Schryver Conservancy seeks curator
5.  Volunteers invited to Deschutes cabin workshop


REGISTER NOW FOR THE GREAT AMERICAN SHAKEOUT

Join other Oregon museums, libraries and cultural organizations by registering for and participating in the Great Oregon Shakeout. Taking place at 10:15 a.m. on Oct. 15, practice "Drop, Cover and Hold On"  which is the appropriate action to reduce injury and death during earthquakes according to emergency management experts. For more information: http://www.shakeout.org/oregon/index.html


CEMETERIES COMMISSION TO MEET IN PAISLEY

The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Paisley Community Center in Paisley. Agenda items will include special events in cemeteries, Oregon archaeology laws, current projects and upcoming plans. The commission will invite public comments. For information visit the historic cemeteries page of www.oregonheritage.org<http://www.oregonheritage.org> .

State law established the seven-member Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries to maintain a listing of all historic cemeteries and gravesites in Oregon; promote public education on the significance of historic cemeteries; and obtain financial and technical assistance for restoring, improving and maintaining their appearances. More information about the meeting may be obtained from coordinator Kuri Gill at 503-986-0685 or by e-mail: Kuri.Gill at oregon.gov<mailto:Kuri.Gill at oregon.gov> .


ADVANCEMENT COORDINATOR SOUGHT BY MUSEUM

The Washington County Museum seeks an Advancement Coordinator, who will be responsible for engaging the public and key stakeholders.  The primary duties include donor relations, membership, fundraising and marketing to enhance the effective operation of the museum.   This new position is initially part-time, but with the expectation that the selected candidate's success will enable the position to be raised to full-time.   Visit the museum's jobs page at  http://www.washingtoncountymuseum.org/home/about/jobs/   for the job description with duties, qualifications and instructions on how to apply.


LORD AND SCHRYVER CONSERVANCY SEEKS CURATOR

Gaiety Hollow, located in a Salem historic district, was the home, garden and studio of Lord and Schryver, two notable landscape architects who introduced a new style of gardens in the Pacific Northwest.  Characterized as Beaux Arts in style with an array of plants suitable to cultivation in the region, the 0.4 acre garden is being restored to its 1932-1969 Period of Significance. The property is owned by the Lord & Schryver Conservancy, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve and interpret the legacy of Lord and Schryver and to develop the site into a cultural and educational center for the community. The conservancy seeks a garden manager/curator to assume a leadership role in restoring the garden while also overseeing its maintenance. The garden manager will represent the garden to the public and will participate in developing educational programs as Gaiety Hollow. The ideal candidate will have the ability to understand the aesthetic intention of the garden and the capacity to guide hands-on restoration, maintenance and interpretation of the garden.  Email a cover letter expressing interest and a resume with salary requirement, including three references to: info at lord-schryverconservancy.org<mailto:info at lord-schryverconservancy.org> .  Applications will be accepted through Nov. 30.


VOLUNTEERS INVITED TO DESCHUTES CABIN WORKSHOP

HistoriCorps is a national initiative that works to mobilize volunteers to save and sustain our nation's special places while providing educational and outdoor experiences. By working with constituents, partners and volunteers, HistoriCorps is implementing meaningful solutions that save special places for many generations to come. It is looking for 6-8 volunteers to attend a one-day workshop Oct. 15 at the IOOF cabins in the Deschutes National Forest. It is also looking for an individual, preferably a current college student, to assist its project supervisor Oct. 14-15 during an assessment of the property. Individuals can contact Rebecca Curry at rcurry at historicorps.org<mailto:rcurry at historicorps.org> or 303-893-4260 ext. 225 for information or register online at http://historicorps.org/ioof-cabins/ .



Oregon Heritage News is a service of Oregon Heritage, a division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The news editor can be contacted at heritage.info at oregon.gov<mailto:heritage.info at oregon.gov>

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