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News briefs for Sept. 28

Rockwell model speaks in Sandy

The Wy'east Artisans Guild is sponsoring an interesting speaker at the next meeting, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the program beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in the Clackamas County Bank community room, 38963 Proctor Blvd.

Jim Martin, a Vermont native, will talk about his experiences as Norman Rockwell's model.

As a young boy, Martin appeared in numerous Rockwell paintings, which were used in advertisements.

His father, Jim Martin, and other relatives were models for other famous artworks, such as the 'Four Freedoms' and 'Rosie the Riveter.'

Everyone is welcome to hear the speaker and join in the conversation to follow, said Becky Hawley, president of the Wy'east Artisans Guild. For more information, contact Hawley at 503-668-5590.

Rider injured in motorcycle accident

A Rhododendron man was injured Monday in a motorcycle crash near Brightwood.

Around 5:50 p.m. Monday, Gerald Lee Calkum, 53, was traveling west when he collided with the rear of another motorcycle he was following.

The other motorcyclist and his passenger were not injured.

Calkum, who was thrown from his motorcycle and landed on the highway, was transported to Oregon Health and Science University for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

Hospice offers video remembrances

Mt. Hood Hospice is planning a memorial video for its Dec. 3 Time of Remembering, which honors loved ones during the holiday season.

Those wishing to remember a loved one at the event are invited to submit a photo of the person by Nov. 16 to Mt. Hood Hospice at P.O. Box 1269, Sandy, or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information, visit mthoodhospice.org or call Emilie Cartoun 503-668-5545.