JUNIOR CAMP COUNSELORS SOUGHT Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications from teens 13 to 17 who wish to volunteer as camp counselors in summer camps. Weekly volunteer opportunities available June 16 though Aug. 22, with camps including Safety Town, Gesso Art Studio and Lego themes. Teens must be able to make week-long commitments during the summer, and a volunteer training will be held Friday, June 13. Deadline for applications is May 15. For more information, visit http://ci.oswego.or.us/parksrec/become-jr-camp-counselor.
ARBOR WEEK FESTIVAL The city kicks off its week-long festivities Sunday, April 6, with a celebration from 12 to 3 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park. Events include free refreshments, live music, kids activities and more.
LEARN TO ROW Residents 18 and up are invited to enroll in 8-week sessions provided by Lake Oswego Community Rowing. All sessions are $130. Visit lakeoswegorowing.com for more information.
POLICE UPGRADE EVIDENCE DATABASE The Lake Oswego Police Department completed training on QueTel, web-based software that allows officers to document seized property, paperlessly. Police report the new system saves time and makes records more secure, and makes the information more readily available to staff.
Additionally, the department budgeted for an evidence-drying cabinet this year, which will allow biological evidence to be properly preserved for future analysis. Staff will be trained on proper use of the cabinet in coming weeks.
OSU INTERN WELCOMED The city welcomes Makenzie Budge for a six-month internship in the engineering department, through the Civil Engineering Cooperative Program at Oregon State University. She will receive course credit for her service to the city.
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