Umpqua Reading Council

Reading, literacy, Umpqua Reading Council, Douglas County, Oregon

Meetings and Events 2016-17


September 7 2015- URC Board Meeting at Elmer’s from 4:30 to 5:30.  Leadership attendees will share what happened at the Leadership training in August.  See URC Events/Calendar for 2016-2017 for agenda. We meet in dining room so ask a waitress if you want to join us!

October 12, 2016- 4:30 to 5:30. First membership meeting at Elmer’s! Join us for the introduction to our activities for 2016-17. Learn about Dialogic Reading which will be our professional development road show. Joy Malone received an ORA Literacy Grant to train people in Dialogic Reading. Door prizes , a free 2 year membership and other surprises given out.

November 10, 2016- URC Board Meeting at Elmer’s from 4:30 t0 5:30.  Discussion will include

  • Celebration of Literacy
  • Poster Contest
  • Book Exchange
  • Battle of the Books
  • Literacy Leader Award
  • Patricia Gallagher Books
  • Oracle Article Due November 28, 2016

December 14, 2016- Membership Meeting ( TBA) Elmer’s 4:30 to 5:30.

  • Plan Literacy Leader Reception send out nomination forms
  • January ORA meeting. Who’s going and date.
  • Membership Event

January 4, 2017- URC Board Meeting at Elmer’s from 4:30 to 5:30.

  • Planning for Celebration of Literacy, Poster Contest, Book Exchange,Literacy Leader Reception, Oracle Article due March 13, 2017
  • Literacy Leader nomination f

February 1, 2017 – URC Board Meeting 4:30 to 5:30 at Elmer’s.

  • Poster Judging for Poster Contest
  • Honor Council
  • TAR Meeting

February 8, 2017 – Literacy Leader Awards –

  • Professional Development Center (PDC) at 1419 NW Valley View Drive in Roseburg, OR.  4:30 to 5:30. Reception with refreshments where we honor several literacy leaders who are nominated by their peers.


March 8, 2017 –

  • Professional Development (TBA) – Elmer’s from 4:30-5:30.
  • ORA April Board Meeting Date:                  Who’s going?

April 12, 2017 – URC Board Meeting – Elmer’s from 4:30 to 5:30.

  • Nomination of next year’s officers.
  • Next year’s calendar
  • Honor Council & Council of Excellence

May 10, 2017- Membership Event-

  • Celebration of our accomplishments for the year!
  • appetizers and soft drinks on Umpqua Reading Council

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