You can find us around Oregon hosting speakers, facilitating conversations, and collaborating with nonprofits and governments to share the latest about land use with you. Please stay tuned to see when we'll be in your community. You can sign up to receive Oregon Stories (and invitations to local events) at friends.org/take_action.
40th Anniversary McCall Gala: March 21, 2015
As we approach our 40th anniversary year in 2015 we are reflecting back: We wouldn't be celebrating this milestone without the support of many, many people. Thank you for making our work possible. On Saturday, March 21 we will officially celebrate with hundreds of supporters at the Exchange Ballroom in Portland. Please visit friends.org/gala2015 for tickets and more information. Sponsors make this event and its Emerging Advocates program possible. Learn more at friends.org/galasponsors.
2015 McCall Speaker Series: Various Dates in 2015
This year, we are hosting discussions in Astoria, Bend, Grants Pass, and Corvallis. Speakers and final topics will be announced throughout the year. Mark your calendars with the following.
1. Natural Hazards Preparedness McCall Talk with author Bonnie Henderson
May 6, 2015 from 5-6:30 pm in the Flag Room at the Astoria Public Library (450 10th Street, Astoria, OR 97103). Bonnie Henderson, author of "The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast," will present at 5pm. Her talk will be followed by a short presentation about the Natural Hazards bill 1000 Friends is supporting in the Oregon legislature right now. There will be time for a short Q&A at the end. If you plan on attending, please RSVP here. Doors open
2. Topic TBD
June 27, 2015 from 2-4pm in Bend.
3. Topic TBD
September 26, 2015 from 2-4pm in Grants Pass.
4. Topic TBD
October 8, 2015 from 5-7pm in Corvallis.