Newsletter: Feeding Our Community – Part 2

2020-05-12T16:54:53+00:00May 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Feeding Our Community—Part 2 By Selma Pierce Vulnerable businesses Food is one of the main ways that we connect with people. We celebrate special days with food and fancy spreads. The Governor’s executive orders to limit gatherings of people and to limit the serving of food and beverages on-premises [...]

Newsletter: Feeding Our Community – Part 1

2020-05-06T21:31:39+00:00May 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Feeding Our Community—Part 1 By Selma Pierce (with additional information from MPFS and United Way) Introduction--Vulnerable populations        Food is one of most basic needs. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the stay-at-home orders did not stop our local non-profits from helping our most vulnerable populations get food.  With [...]

Newsletter: What if Home Isn’t Safe?

2020-05-06T21:30:36+00:00April 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

What if Home Isn't Safe? By Selma Pierce (with additional information from Liberty House, a Child Abuse Assessment Center) April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Before the coronavirus pandemic, every April, a tree near the Capitol is covered with blue ribbons.  Each ribbon stands for a confirmed case of [...]

Newsletter: YOU’RE INVITED – Tele-town Hall

2020-05-06T21:24:22+00:00April 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Coronavirus and the upcoming special legislative session Tomorrow (April 7, 2020) at 6:30 PM, I will be hosting a live, interactive town hall event over the phone to discuss recent developments related to the Coronavirus and what Oregon Legislature is planning to do about this pandemic. My husband, Dr. [...]

Newsletter: Financial Help Headed Our Way

2020-05-06T21:23:03+00:00April 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Friends, How are we doing?  According to the latest reports (Tue. 3/31/20) on Oregon Health Authority’s website, Marion County has had 141 people test positive for COVID-19 and 3 recorded deaths.  Polk County has had 18 people test positive and no deaths. Hopefully, these numbers are stabilizing and will [...]

Newsletter: We Will Get Through This

2020-05-06T21:11:57+00:00March 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

We Will Get Through This Oregonians are pulling together as we always do in the face of a crisis.  Our national and state leaders have told us that our best chance to control the impact of the COVID-19 virus is to restrict our human interactions to prevent the transmission [...]

Newsletter: Issues Survey

2020-03-04T16:39:52+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Friends - As many of you already know, I have decided to run to be your representative in the West and South Salem, Independence, and Monmouth area. The people of House District 20, and the people of Oregon, deserve a representative who will provide real solutions to our community’s biggest [...]

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