Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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December 31, 2012
Polk Democrats set to gather Thursday
DALLAS -- The Polk County Democratic Central Committee will hold its January meeting Thursday at the Polk County Courthouse, 850 Main St., Dallas (enter from Jefferson Street side of building).
Social time is at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m.
This is the committee's semiannual reorganization meeting. The group will be electing officers for the next two years. Also on the agenda are election of delegates to the State Central Committee and 5th Congressional District. All Precinct Committee Persons are encouraged to attend.
A short business meeting is scheduled and information about the 2013 fundraiser, ticket sales for the March Pentacle Theatre musical "Legally Blonde," will be shared. Tickets may be purchased at the meeting or checked out for sale.
For more information: Wanda Davis, 503-508-1428; email to firstname.lastname@example.org; on Facebook at facebook.com/PolkDemsOregon.
SABLE House gets foundation grant
DALLAS -- The Oregon Community Foundation has awarded a grant totaling $15,000 to SABLE House of Dallas.
SABLE House, which works to increase the safety of domestic and sexual assault victims in Polk County through crisis intervention and community education, will use the grant to increase capacity by hiring a coordinator to assist volunteers in meeting the growing need for their services.
The Oregon Community Foundation awarded $526,000 in grants to northern and mid-Willamette Valley nonprofits during its recent fall grant cycle.
For more information: www.sablehouse.org; www.oregoncf.org.