Celebrating 45 Years
of exceptional civic discourse
Friday, December 14
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.
Need tools to help you recruit? Grab a few business cards from your table at the next luncheon meeting and pass out to friends. Also, like us on Facebook and pass along program details to your friends. Together, we can succeed!
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.
December 3, 2012 - Volume 45, Issue 7
Winners and Losers,
Beefs and Bouquets:
A Look Back at 2012
Friday, December 14, 2012
For our last program of 2012, a panel of notable Oregon journalists will look back on the past year. They will have an open microphone and free reign to speak their minds on a variety of topics, from local culture to national politics to the state of journalism today. This is the Fourth Estate’s chance to praise and blame, declare winners and losers, to sound off about annoyances, inconveniences, scandals, outrages, contradictions, and seemingly unsolvable problems. Join us for a fun-filled assessment of 2012.
Bill Church, our guest moderator, has been Executive Editor of Statesman Journal Media / Gannett Co., Inc., since June, 2006. Prior to coming to Salem, he served as editor at the Elmira, NY. Star Gazette, the Richmond, IN Palladium-
Item, the Battle Creek, MI Enquirer, and the Wausau, WI Daily Herald.
Emily Grosvenor is a McMinnville, Oregon-based writer and reporter specializing in profiles of people, food and place. She also creates strategic public relations campaigns and writes copy for corporate clients. Her magazine work and commentary has been published frequently in Publishers Weekly, on Salon.com, in Sunset, Portland Monthly, Edible Portland, AAA's Via, The Statesman-Journal, Salem Weekly, Oregon Quarterly, Oregon Humanities Magazine, and Northwest Palate. She is the books editor for Eugene Magazine
Dick Hughes joined the Salem Statesman
Journal in 1981. He has worked as a regional reporter, city hall reporter, state government /higher education reporter,as a loaner at USA Today, a night city editor, city editor,and newsroom trainer. He is currently Editorial Editor of the Statesman Journal and is a member of the National Conference of Editorial
April Baer reports on government, politics, crime and courts, military affairs and other subjects for Oregon Public Broadcasting. From 2004 to 2009, she was host of OPB’s Morning Edition. In 2007 she was a finalist in the Public Radio Talent Quest. Before coming to OPB in 2004, she'd worked as a studio engineer, host, reporter, and occasional music host at several stations in Ohio.
Hasso Hering served as Editor of the Albany Democrat Herald from 1978 to 2012. In 1964, he enrolled at San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University, Northridge) and graduated in 1967. Hering took a job as a reporter at the Ashland Daily Tidings. In late 1968, he was named Tidings editor, a position he held until August 1977. In 1978, he was named editor of the Democrat Herald. During his prolific career, Mr. Hering is estimated to have written more than 15,000 editorials and columns. He continues to write and speak about issues of the day.
Join us for what promises to be a delightful and entertaining program on Friday, December 14, 2012, at Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill in the Dye House. For lunch reservations email firstname.lastname@example.org before noon Wednesday, December 12, 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, January 11: Hon. Thomas A. Balmer, Chief Justice, Oregon Supreme Court: 2013 State of the Courts Address
Program Sponsored by:
Friday, January 25: Public Transportation in the Salem Area: Myths and Facts.
Friday, February 8: A Third River Crossing for Salem?
Do you have an idea for a program? Contact any Program Committee member with your suggestion, email your suggestion to email@example.com 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
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