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Workshop on self-publishing offered

John Williams and Sean Jones from Inkwater Press will lead a workshop at 7 p.m. March 31 to provide authors with the tools and guidance necessary to become successful publishers. The event takes place at the Lake Oswego Public Library, located at 706 Fourth St.

The goal of the presentation is to offer enough details to make writers ‘publishing professionals,’ with an insider’s knowledge of the business and unique manner of approaching the marketplace. Located in Portland, Inkwater Press is an author-friendly creative publishing company that helps writers develop and launch their stories in the most creative and effective manner possible.

Lukens to address League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of Clackamas County will hold the third session of a series March 27. Guest speaker will be Scott Lukens, founder of Backyard Bird Shop.

The luncheon meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Szechuan Kitchen, 15450 Boones Ferry Road, Lake Oswego. The lunch charge is $15, and the event is open to the public.

For reservations, call or email Luana Luther at 503-372-9646 or luanaluther@yahoo.com.

LOUMC collecting foods for Easter boxes

The Outreach Committee at Lake Oswego United Methodist Church is collecting food and funds to assist local families and increase the supplies at the West Linn Food Pantry, serving Lake Oswego and West Linn and FISH (Friends in Service to Humanity). Those wishing to contribute nonperishable foods are asked to bring them to the church, 1855 South Shore Blvd. in Lake Oswego by March 29. Cash donations may also be sent to the church, with "food boxes" written in the check memo line. The mailing address is 1855 South Shore Blvd., Lake Oswego, Ore. 97034. To learn more call the church office at 503-636-8423 or Barbara Stratton at 503-636-6055.

Catholics invited to reconnect with their faith

The Returning Catholic Ministry at Our Lady of the Lake Church invites inactive and semi-active Catholics to come together to discuss their faith. The Awakening Faith program will be held Wednesdays, April 8 through May 13, with four optional weeks available through June 10. Sessions will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. in the library at the Parish Center at OLL, 650 A Ave., in downtown Lake Oswego.

The program is intended to spark conversation and boning between people as they reconnect with their faith. For more information call Irene Boone at 503-636-3125 or Margaret Jamieson at 503-635-2915.

Secretary of State Atkins to speak at SpringFest Brunch

Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins will be the keynote speaker at the Democratic Party of Washington County's annual SpringFest program. She will be joined by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonomici. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. April 4 at the UA Local Plumbers and Steamfitteres, 20210 S.W. Teton Ave. in Tualatin.

SpringFest will also include a brunch and guests will have an opportunity to bid on prizes in a silent auction. Tickets are $40 each and available online at washcodems.org.


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