Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Unity Celebration Wednesday, March 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The 8th annual “Unity Celebration” will be held at Linn-Benton Community College Wednesday, March 1 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room, Calapooia Center room CC-211, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

The free event recognizes people and organizations whose work establishes unity and inclusivity while promoting diversity and social justice on the college campus and in the community.

Awards given include The Analee Fuentes Unity award, presented to an LBCC student, a staff member and a faculty member; and the Gary Westford Community Connection award presented to an individual or organization.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the LBCC Diversity Achievement Center at 541-917-4461. For special needs and accommodations, call 541‑917‑4789 or Oregon Relay TDD at 1‑800‑735‑2900 at least 72 hours in advance of the event.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Dave Turin from Gold Rush Presentation Feb. 16

Dave Turin
Dave Turin from the Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush series will give a free presentation at Linn-Benton Community College Thursday, Feb. 16 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Forum, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

Turin, from Gresham, is a former high school and college football star who graduated from Portland State University with a degree in civil engineering.

While working as vice president of the family rock quarry business, Turin joined the Gold Rush series in 2011, after appearing as a guest in several episodes during season one.

Turin will be keynote speaker at LBCC’s Career Technical Education Signing Day held at the college Feb. 16.

The presentation is free and open to the public. For special needs and accommodations, call 541‑917‑4789 or Oregon Relay TDD at 1‑800‑735‑2900 at least 72 hours in advance of the event.