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Yamhill Winter 2021 Update

Greetings from Yamhill County. We wrap up 2020 feeling grateful for the bonds and friendships nurtured within our chapter throughout the year. Despite Zoom being a poor substitute for in person meetings, we still appreciate the ability to stay connected this year. We were sad to learn of the sudden passing of Stephani Lougher in…
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Polk Winter 2021 Update

We were able to meet (in person) in October and November at our local spot, Rock n Rogers Restaurant in Rickreall. Most projects are on hold due to COVID, but we enjoyed our time together catching up. We hope to get back to meeting at the restaurant later this spring. We typically meet the second…
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Marion Clackamas Winter 2021 Update

The Marion-Clackamas chapter ran a raffle for an OWA Pendleton blanket in November and we are happy to announce the winner of the blanket is Tricia Chastain! We are thankful for everyone who participated in the raffle to support our chapter and the OWA group. In December we met for a virtual holiday party where…
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Linn Benton Chapter Winter Update 2021

The ladies of Linn-Benton gathered together in November to make Christmas tree decorations and hold our last chapter meeting of the year. Every year as a fundraiser for our chapter, we make decorations to adorn a Christmas tree in the lobby at Papé in Tangent and Harrisburg. This year was dairy themed, so we painted cows, barns,…
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Lane Chapter Winter 2021 Update

Greetings from Lane County!   On November 17th we held our 5th annual Lane County Social and Membership Drive. It was the day before Governor Brown put a statewide freeze on everything, so we were still able to meet. The evening was spent catching up and enjoying great food, wine, and excellent conversation. We went…
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Columbia Gorge Winter 2021 Update

The Columbia Gorge chapter is currently not meeting, as our usual gathering place is a restaurant in The Dalles. Member Lisa Perry, a pear farmer from “Out on a Limb” farm in Parkdale, was recently featured in a KOIN 6 special “Oregon’s Harvest 2020” segment about farmers. This year included two dairies, one very large…
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