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Polk Chapter Winter Update

Fall continued to be busy for the Polk county ladies! We reached out to Polk, Marion and Benton county high schools to encourage students to write an essay for our 2017 Constitutional Essay contest. As of today, we have received nine entries! A definite increase from past years. Prizes awarded will be $250 for first…
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Marion-Clackamas Chapter Winter Update

Fall harvest has just flown by for the Marion-Clackamas ladies. We had the most successful pie card fundraiser to date, selling more than 100 pies from Willamette Valley Pie Company! Thanks to their generosity, we’re able to help further OWA’s ag education outreach efforts. Thank you to all our members who sold and those who…
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Columbia Gorge Chapter Winter Update

The Columbia Gorge chapter meet for a fall social on Wednesday, November 15 at Freebridge Brewery in The Dalles with 10 participants.   The fun started with everyone identifying the agricultural products in our pizza, beer, wine and water and noting that local grain is used in the pizza crust and beer!   Chapter members…
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Polk Chapter Fall Update

Polk County OWA has been busy this summer! Here’s what we’ve been working on: At the Polk County Fair – We presented our “Explore Opportunities in Agriculture” display board with brochures detailing a few of the many jobs available in agriculture. We also helped manage the Passport Program. As people entered the fairgrounds, we encouraged…
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Linn-Benton Chapter Fall Update

We are pleased that harvest is over and fall has arrived! Our members put up two county fair booths and volunteered to help kids and their parents grind wheat and answer questions at the Benton County Fair. Thanks to Katie Glaser, Lorie Tharp, Kristi Miller, Betty Jo Smith, Laurie Schrock and Tina Miller. We presented…
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Yamhill Chapter Fall Update

We are  busy planning the 2018 State Convention,  Februrary 14-17th. Plans are coming together and it looks like it will be fun and educational!  Also we are planning on our annual gift pack sale for November and December.  If anyone would like to place orders early we will take them.  We will start ordering produce…
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