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Lions equipment stolen from park

The fryer used by the Riverview Lions Club to make Lions Paws for West Linn’s Old Time Fair was stolen from the park July 26. According to President Marge Logsdon, replacing the equipment is expected to cost nearly $1,000. Anyone with information should call West Linn Police at 503-635-0238.

Call to musical artists

The West Linn Public Library is accepting musician applications for concerts in 2015-2016. Applications must be received by Thursday, Aug. 13. The West Linn Public Library holds a year-long series of concerts called “Music in the Stacks.” The library is looking for engaging, lively, family friendly performers who can perform for a wide range of audience members. One-hour shows are held the third Wednesday of the month. Concerts are free and open to the public. Musicians will be selected by a committee of library staff members.

Applications and additional information are available online at http://westlinnoregon.gov/library.

Nominate a West Linn volunteer

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Awards, conducted by Oregon Volunteers Commission for Voluntary Action and Service. These awards distinguish individuals, programs and organizations for creating positive change through volunteerism across the state. Thanks to the generous support of Wells Fargo, the event presenting sponsor, a cash award of up to $500 will be given to a non-profit chosen by each state and regional volunteer award recipient. Governor’s Volunteer Awards information and the nomination form are online at http://oregonvolunteers.org/events/gva. There is no cost to enter a nomination. The nomination deadline is 11:59 p.m. Aug. 2, 2015. Through an intense review process, award recipients will be chosen and then honored at a luncheon Oct. 12, at the Salem Conference Center.

Call to artists

Clackamas County Arts Alliance is accepting applications from individual artists and artist groups for the 2016 Artist Exhibit Program.  This program features two- and three-dimensional original artwork by Clackamas County artists in 16 gallery spaces at 10 different locations countywide. Artists are chosen through an annual online application process. There is no fee for participating, and artists keep 100 percent of all exhibit-related sales. Find out more at http://clackamasartsalliance.org/aep.

Cultural heritage grants available

The Oregon Heritage Commission is offering grants for qualified projects for the conservation, development and interpretation of Oregon’s cultural heritage. Awards typically range between $5,000 and $20,000. Projects can include anything related to Oregon heritage, and priority will be given to projects that preserve, develop or interpret threatened heritage resources or heritage resources of statewide significance. The grant application deadline is Sept. 30. Projects may include theatrical performances, collections preservation and access, exhibits, oral history projects, public education events, organizational archives projects, films and more. Oregon Black Pioneers received funding for its most recent exhibit.

Cascade AIDS Project collected oral histories and made them accessible. Portland State University hosted the Archaeology Roadshow. Southern Oregon Historical Society completed seismic upgrades to its collections storage. The Heritage Commission is comprised of nine people representing Oregon’s heritage and geographical diversity who have been appointed by the Governor. There are nine advisory representatives from state agencies and statewide organizations. The commission’s mission is to secure, sustain, and enhance Oregon’s heritage by ensuring coordination of heritage initiatives by public and private organizations; advocacy on its behalf; education of the public about its extent and value; and promotion and celebration of its diversity. To learn more about the grants, visit http://oregonheritage.org or contact Kuri Gill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-986-0685.