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Artback seeks donations for mural

Artback Artist Cooperative is fundraising for their 2016 mural, “The Celtic World Mural.”

The project was designed by Noah Cotter and represents the universality of all humanity. It will be painted on the north wall of the Mossy Rock building during the Summer Celebration, Thursday through Saturday, July 21-23.

To donate to the project, visit www.artbackmurals.com

Community Center holds annual meeting, seeks volunteers

On Thursday, June 16, members and leaders of the Estacada Community Center gathered for the center’s annual meeting.

Board Chairwoman Karen Hovda and board member Valerie Renteria discussed the programs offered by the center, which strives to support citizens of Estacada and surrounding areas in a variety of ways. One crucial program is Meals on Wheels, which provides daily hot meals to its recipients.

“The need for volunteers in a variety of areas is an on-going concern for us, and of course donations are always welcomed. There are a number of membership giving levels, and rental of the center for private parties and community events is also an important source of income for us," Hovda said.

For information on volunteering or becoming a supporting member of the Center, call 503-630-7454.

City updates vehicle, traffic codes

The city of Estacada recently updated title 10 of its code, which pertains to vehicles and traffic.

The new codes will take effect Wednesday, July 13.

Previously, the code prohibited homeowners from parking boats, trailers and recreational vehicles in their driveways. This restriction is lifted under the new code.

City Manager Denise Carey wants to remind citizens any motor vehicle with expired registration cannot be parked on city streets, and boats, trailers and recreational vehicles cannot be parked on city streets for more than 24 hours. Additionally, selling items from vehicles on city streets remains prohibited.

Carey encourages anyone with questions about the code to call City Hall at 503-630-8270.

The full code is available at www.cityofestacada.org.

Rockwood school schedules reunion

Any students who were enrolled at North Rockwood or South Rockwood Grade School are invited to a reunion from noon to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5. The event will be held in the gym at the grade school building, 740 S.E. 182nd Ave.

Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share. Organizers will provide coffee and beverages and disposable plates and silverware. Donations to help out with costs are greatly appreciated. Attendees are also encouraged to bring any memorabilia or pictures from their school days.

For more information, contact Ken Poe at 503-252-1191 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Judy Enebo at 541-881-1141 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..