Two one-way streets reversed

Because of the opening of Sandy’s Transit Center, the direction of travel on two one-way streets, Hoffman and Revenue avenues, has been reversed.

Hoffman Avenue between the boulevards now allows travel only in the northbound direction — the same direction buses began traveling Monday, Jan. 7.

At the same time, Revenue Avenue between the boulevards now allows travel only in the southbound direction.

Womens Services offers free group

Clackamas Women’s Services is offering a free and confidential support group for survivors of domestic violence from 10-11:30 a.m. every Wednesday beginning Jan. 9.

The group is intended for survivors whose romantic partners say or do mean things, control what the survivor does and makes them feel like they’re walking on egg shells.

The group has a goal to provide support and understanding.

The meetings will be held at a confidential location in Sandy.

For more information, call Allison Schultz, rural counselor, at 503-201-2530.

Annual crab feed in Welches Jan. 19

The Hoodland Women’s Club is presenting its fourth annual crab feed, with music, a dinner and beverages.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, with a no-host bar in the Evergreen Room of the Mt. Hood Village Resort, 65000 Highway 26, Welches. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m.

Music will be from Bob Voll and Bill Runnion, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $25 and are available in Welches at the Wy’east Book Shoppe, Welches liquor store and the Clackamas County Bank (Welches branch).

For more information, call Ann Holbrook at 503-622-5919.

County moves to include all

Clackamas County officials have taken action to show their support for diversity and the inclusion of all in the workplace.

The Board of County Commissioners has given approval for an executive position in the county’s administration office.

Emmett Wheatfall, already a county employee, has been appointed Clackamas County Diversity and Inclusion Program Director.

Since his hire in 2007, Wheatfall has helped the county develop a number of programs that have increased diversity and inclusion awareness as important values.

This new role, said County Administrator Steve Wheeler, includes Wheatfall’s current diversity work, with expansion in the areas of recruitment and relationship building with Clackamas communities.

Roses is topic of talk for gardeners

Two people who specialize in the introduction and marketing of new plants — particularly roses — will speak to the Clackamas County Master Gardener meeting in February.

Chris and Gary Pellett will meet gardeners and others interested in roses at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie.

There is no admission charge, and the meeting is open to the public.

The topic of discussion is the results of hybridization of roses that are disease resistant and beautiful.

The Pelletts are the owners of Newflora, an Oregon business that has worked for nearly 10 years to introduce W. Kordes Rosen roses in North America.

For information, call 503-982-3522.

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