Silverton Business Group
Wednesday mornings from 8 to 9 am we meet at 3Ten Water for great networking. July leader is Donna Dugan, Allstate Insurance. Theme for July: You’re in Good Hands. This week’s speaker is Mike Thompson, owner of Silverton Fitness.
City of Silverton Seeking Volunteers
The City of Silverton is seeking volunteers interested in serving on a City appointed Advisory committee. The Silverton Urban Renewal Advisory Committee is a new nine member Committee and will meet on an ‘as needed’ basis. They will review, advise, and make recommendations to the Silverton Urban Renewal Agency on the Urban Renewal Plan, project plans, or any plan/project implementation proceedings.
Once appointed, members will serve a three-year term. The City is recruiting for six Committee seats: five business and/or property owners within the Urban Growth Area and one At-Large Member.
Applications & additional information are on the City website, www.silverton.or.us/ura. Applications are also available at City Hall from the Community Development Dept. Deadline is 11:59 pm Tuesday, July 21.
Apples to Oranges Fine Yarn & Gifts Has Moved to 204 E. Main St.
Stop by and see our new look and pick up a new class schedule. We are now offering Townshend's Tea here at the shop also.
72-Hour Emergency Kits *
Wednesday, July 15th, 6 to 7:30 pm - A flashlight isn’t enough! Find out what you can do to be prepared for any emergency situation. Nicholas Waite will present details on how to put together a 72-hour kit. Call to register: 503-845-2164. Class at 225 Franklin Street, Mt. Angel.
Vegan Cooking Class *
Thursday, July 16th, 6 to 8 pm - Molly Ainsley from SortaSausage will lead us in the preparation of some fun, delicious vegan meals. Call to register: 503-873-3446. Class is held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 303 N. Church St, Silverton.
Movies in the Garden at The Oregon Garden *
July 16 – Join us this week for The Breakfast Club, doors at 7pm, movie begins at dusk. Well-behaved pets on a leash are also welcome. Concessions: There will be food, snacks and beverages (beer, wine & non-alcoholic) available for purchase. No outside food or drink will be allowed. View the full movie schedule online: http://www.oregongarden.org/events/movies-in-the-garden/
Create a sculpture with a chainsaw this weekend!
Sign up for our Chainsaw Sculpting Workshop, taught by local artist David Hillesland, on Saturday, July 18. Two options allow you to choose the level of experience you prefer: Basic Chainsaw Sculpting from 9 am-noon or $150 or Beyond Basic Chainsaw Sculpting from 9 am-4 pm for $300. All materials provided. To sign up: https://oregongarden.wufoo.com/forms/m4s48xi1lpol5b/. Advance registration required.
Art in the Garden
Visit the Garden this summer to see three seasonal art installations by Paul Jenkins, David Hillesland and Tyler Brumfield - now through September 30th. Interested in participating in Art in the Garden 2016? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Chocolate Box is Hosting a Wine & Canvas Paint Party
Friday Nights July 17 and July 31, 6:00-9:00 pm - You will paint a “masterpiece” in water colors, as instructed by the talented artists from Wine & Canvas. All paint materials, easels, aprons and canvas are provided. Don‘t know anything about painting? Just bring your enthusiasm and you will go home with a completed canvas. Complimentary glass of wine or non-alcoholic beverages served & plates full of chocolate included. Each attendee receives a gift certificate for 20% off everything in the shop. Class price is $45. Must reserve by telephone with credit card or pay in person at the shop. Class size 24 attendees. Open to women & men, over 21 only. See Chocolate Box Facebook page or website for painting examples.
Relay for Life July 17 through 18 at Silverton High School track (Schlador Street) - Come camp, walk, enjoy games music, etc. We need your support. Everyone knows someone that has had a diagnosis of cancer. Come make a difference, help us “Give Cancer the Boot”. Bring your family, all ages, please no pets. Overnight camping available. Free to sign up, and fundraising is encouraged, at relayforlife.com/silverton. Visit: Relay for Life of Silverton on Facebook! Let's show our community support. See you there.
Silverton Farmers Market*
July 18 - 9 am to 1 pm every Saturday through October 10th in Town Square Park - You’ll find quality produce, flowers, berries, eggs, chicken, pork, artisan breads and pastries, unique plants and nursery stock, as well as jams and jellies, and garden related art.
Mac’s Place Music Schedule
July 18 - Rhythm Culture 9 pm
July 25 – Renee Hill Band 9 pm
July through August 2 - Lunaria Gallery presents “Water Under the Bridge,” an exhibition of work by sculptor Deborah Unger and painter Ann Altman. Upstairs, the Loft exhibit, “Fire and Ice,” highlights works of glass and features guest artist, Marilyn Shadburne.
White Oak: ART, Unique Items & More
Through July - Featuring Emily Start – Jeweler & Lichen June – Author - "Wire & Word – Embellishment of Body & Mind" Wrapped wire jewelry of Emily Start and a special book signing from Lichen June. Inquiries: 503-399-9193.
Wilco Presents our Biggest Summer Sale of the Year - Customer Rewards Day
Tuesday July 21 - Doors open at 7 am sharp and everything is on sale wow! Check this out: All Clothing & Footwear – Lawn & Garden & Soil Products – Animal Health & Tack – Pet Supplies - Paint & Hardware – Tools – Automotive. All Nuts Bolts & Fasteners 25% off regular price, and that’s not all. All Pet Food 20% off Regular Price. If you have pets this is the time to buy! And there’s more… all Feed & Warehouse Items, Fencing & Gates, All Ag Fertilizer & Ag Chemicals 10% off! Now for you Early Birds - come in for our Door Busters from 7 am till noon, prices too hot mention at this time. So tell all your neighbors & friends to mark their calendars for July 21, the Big Rewards Day Sale, store hours 7 am till 8 pm. Shop local and support the Silverton Business Community. For more information call the Silverton Wilco Store at 503 873 8318.
National Night Out Event
Join us on Tuesday, August 4, from 5 to 7 pm at St. Edward’s Church, 211 w. Center St. for a neighborhood celebration of the National Night Out, an opportunity to learn ways to be safe and to prevent crime while meeting and getting to know the people in our community!
Gather information on community resources, watch demonstrations of self-defense techniques, jump in our bounce house, have a hotdog (or two), get your face painted or a henna tattoo, check out a fire truck and police car, walk the candle-lit labyrinth, and more.
If your group or organization would like to participate by having a table at the event, please contact Donna Brown at email@example.com before Friday, July 24.
19th Annual Silver Fox Golf Classic *
Friday August 7, 2015 - BBQ lunch 11 am-12 pm with shot gun start at 12:30 p.m. Open to the public. Contact Leslie Fisher, 503-349-6756 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Rick Schmidt 503-580-2617 for team registration or sponsorship. $50 per participant/$200 team registration. Team registration is encouraged. Registration forms are available at the Silverton Chamber.
Homer Davenport Community Festival *
August 7, 8 & 9 – Mark your calendars for Silverton’s hometown festival.
Arts & Crafts booth application deadline is July 31. Parade applications should be in by July 31 and Davenport race applications by August 7. Remember…earlier is better! For all festival information and application forms visit: www.homerdavenport.com. Application forms are also available at the Silverton Chamber of Commerce.
Marion County Public Works will be offering a Master Recycler class beginning in September
Many of the 600+ people that have taken our class over the years have been sent by their employers so that they can bring what they've learned back to make their business more environmentally friendly.
The class will be five all-day classes on Thursdays (Sept. 10 – Oct. 8) with lectures from industry experts in the mornings and fieldtrips in the afternoons. The course is limited to 30 students and space is limited. Registration closes on Sunday, August 9, 2015. The class costs $25 and students must agree to complete 30 hours of relevant volunteer service upon completion. Note that any time spent working on qualifying projects at work also counts towards the required 30 hours of volunteer payback.
Class details can be found on the Chamber website under News Releases, look for MediaRelease_MRClassFall2015.
Information gathered by Silverton Chamber of Commerce.
I hope to see you around town. If you plan to buy a home in our fine community, please ask for AmeriTitle for your title and escrow services.