Celebrating 45 Years
of exceptional civic discourse
Friday, October 12, 2012
Friday, October 19, 2012
Willamette Heritage Center
at The Mill
1313 Mill Street, SE
Salem, OR 97301-6351
For luncheon reservations, call 503.370.2808 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
by noon, the Wednesday before each program
Register online at www.SalemCityClub.com
Member Lunch, $12
Member No Lunch, No Cost
Nonmember Lunch, $15
Nonmember No Lunch: $5
Vegetarian or vegan entrees are available and must be requested at time of RSVP
Doors open at 11:30 a.m.
Time to Renew!
Renew your 2012-2013
membership today at www.SalemCityClub.com.
Join us in fulfilling our goal of 50 new members! If each member recruits one new member, we will far exceed this goal.
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Be sure to have your recruit indicate that you referred them - there are "I Got Mine" buttons in store for those who recruit new members!
Please welcome our newest Salem City Club member:
Credit/debit cards will only be accepted online. Only Cash/Check will be accepted for at the door payment.
Contact Info for SCC
CCTV Broadcast Schedule
SCC programs can be seen on CCTV, Comcast Cable Channel 21, for two weeks starting the Wednesday after the meeting on Wednesdays at 4pm, Thursdays at 4:30pm, Fridays at 7pm, and Saturdays at 1pm.
Salem City Club’s mission is:
“to provide a common meeting ground for persons of divergent beliefs, politics and occupations, for the interchange of ideas and stimulation of intelligent thinking and action on civic affairs; and to inform and activate its members and the community in public matters, and to arouse in them an appreciation of the responsibilities of citizenship.”
Friday programs are hosted at Willamette Heritage Center at
the Mill. Doors open at
11:30 AM with program commencement at noon. Lunch reservations required – email@example.com before noon Wednesday.
October 8, 2012 - Volume 45, Issue 4ECIA
- Election 2012 -
TWO SPECIAL EVENTS!
OCTOBER 12, 2012
Will Voters Approve Private Casinos in Oregon?
A Discussion of the Pros and Cons
Measures 82 and 83
Join us, Friday, October 12, as we hear about two measures we will find on our ballots this fall. On November 6, voters will decide whether to allow non-tribal private casinos in Oregon. There will be two related measures on the ballot.
Providing an informational context for these initiatives:
Consulting law practice, Lazenby & Associates
Representing interests in favor of Measures 82 and 83:
Rick Metsger, Principal of Parakletos Strategic Public Affairs, LLC, specializes in the development of public policy in the areas of business development and transportation.
Representing Tribal and other interests against Measures 82 and 83:
Justin Martin, Owner / President of Perseverance Strategies, Inc., specializes in Government Relations and Public Affairs.
Please join us Friday, October 12, 2012, as we host the pros and cons of Measures 82 and 83, at Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill in the Dye House. For lunch reservations email firstname.lastname@example.org before noon Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Parking is free. Doors open at 11:30 AM. For more information on this program please go to www.salemcityclub.com.
Friday, October 19
Candidates for the Office of
Oregon Secretary of State
Co-Sponsored by the Salem City Club and the League of Women Voters of Marion and Polk Counties
This year five candidates are vying to become the next Oregon Secretary of State. The Secretary of State is a constitutional officer and statewide elected official whose duties include serving as:
Auditor of public accounts
Chief elections officer
Keeper of public records
The Secretary is responsible for five divisions:
The Secretary of State also serves on the State Lands Board and chairs the Oregon Sustainability Board. In Oregon, the Secretary of State is first in line of succession to the Governor. Please join us Friday, October 19, to meet the candidates:
KATE BROWN (Democrat) Secretary of State Kate Brown holds an under-graduate degree from the University of Colorado and attended Lewis and Clark College where she earned a law degree and a certificate in Environmental Law. She practiced family and juvenile law, taught at Portland State University and worked with the Juvenile Rights Project. She was appointed to the Oregon House of Representatives in 1991 and twice reelected. In 1996 she won a seat in the State Senate. In 2004, Kate Brown was chosen to serve as the Senate Majority Leader. In 2008, She was elected to serve as Oregon’s Secretary of State. Brown has received awards from the Oregon Commission for Women, the Military Voter Protection Project, and the Oregon State Firefighters Council, among others.
KNUTE BUEHLER (Republican, Independent)
Knute Buehler is the Republican and Independent Party Nominee for Oregon Secretary of State. This is his first run for public office. He is a physician and business owner, and attended Oregon State University where he became OSU’s first Rhodes Scholar. He earned a master’s degree in politics and economics from Oxford University, and attended Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. In Bend, Dr. Buehler helped build and manage a medical clinic that employs 170 staff members. He developed innovative computer assisted surgery techniques, and received patents for products widely distributed. Buehler serves on the boards of the Ford Family Foundation and St. Charles Medical Center. He has worked on initiatives to reform state election laws.
Bruce A. Knight (Libertarian)
Bruce A. Knight, of Portland, represents the Libertarian Party as its Secretary of State candidate. In 1996, he ran as a Libertarian for the District 3 Congressional position. Knight has an Associate’s Degree from the University of New York and has studied computer science and business data processing in various institutions. Knight is currently a team leader at the Portland State University Bookstore.
Robert Wolfe (Progressive)
Robert Wolfe is the Progressive Party’s candidate for the Secretary of State. He lives in Portland where he is the owner of The Oregon Pinot Noir Club, described by Wolfe as “the nation's most significant national retailer of Oregon Pinot Noir and other high-end Northwest wines.” Wolfe is a former, award-winning journalist and a prominent wine writer. Wolfe wants to “reclaim the initiative process, get big money out of Oregon politics, stop government incompetence and save the state forests from clear-cutting.”
Seth Woolley (Pacific Green)
The Pacific Green nominee for Secretary of State, Seth Woolley, lives in Portland after attending Willamette University in Salem. He is a software engineer with an extensive background in computer security auditing. Woolley describes himself as the only candidate with a strong, progressive platform based on healthier native forests, real election reform, and better, transparent auditing.
Please join us Friday, October 19, 2012, as we host the five candidates for Secretary of State at Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill in the Dye House. For lunch reservations email email@example.com before noon Wednesday, October 17, 2012. Parking is free. Doors open at 11:30 AM. For more information on this program please go to www.salemcityclub.com.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Friday, November 9
A Postmortem on the Elections:
Dr. Edwin Dover
Professor, Political Science
Western Oregon University
Do you have an idea for a program? Contact any Program Committee member with your suggestion, email your suggestion to firstname.lastname@example.org or attend a Program Committee meeting.
2012-2013 SCC Board:
Russ Beaton, President
Carla Mikkelson, Program Committee Chair
Lloyd Chapman, Membership Chair
Anita Saalfeld, Treasurer
Jan Margosian, Past President
Supporting Business Partners
Egon & Diana Bodtker
Deborah Dancik & Edd LeSage
Britta Lion Franz
Roger P. Gillette
Jan & Les Margosian
Bob & Leslie Zeigen
Keith York & Mary Hart
Kathy & Steve Sansone
And thank you to those members who donated and wish to remain anonymous