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Downtown store hosts workshop

Chikeola Karimou will teach a workshop on creating a vision board for life goals from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 at the Mason Jar, 360 Broadway St.

Karimou, a Feng Shui practitioner and life coach, said her goal is to “offer nonlinear thinking tools that support us in moving forward in life through manifesting our dreams, small and big.”

Materials needed for the workshop include a large colorful craft paper, scissors, a glue stick and magazines from which to cut out words and images that will go on the vision board. Supplies are available at The Artsmith, 155 S.W. Third Ave., Suite 101. Allen Cameron of The Artsmith has offered to provide the glue sticks for every piece of the craft poster paper he sells for the class; the paper sells for less than $3. For additional information contact Karimou at 503-256-1097.

Kennemer appointed to committee

Rep. Bill Kennemer, R-Canby, has been appointed to the recently established Joint Policy and Research Committee, which will oversee the establishment and development of a nonpartisan legislative policy office. The committee’s first task is to hire a director.

“This new resource will provide lawmakers with an independent and nonpartisan source of expertise and analysis, as well as providing the public with additional information about critical issues,”Kennemer said in a news release.

Kennemer represents District 39, which includes Estacada, Eagle Creek, Barlow, Barton, Beavercreek, Boring and Canby.