We hope you have had a wonderful summer and are ready for September! OWIT will be at several events this month. Stop by and say hello if you see us at an event! 

Upcoming Events

Pacific Logging Congress - September 13-15, 2018 
The Live In-Woods Show will be held at the OSU Research Forest in Corvallis. OWIT will be helping with the conference and staff a booth. for more info about this event

SAFsquatch 10K & 5K Evening Trail Run - September 21st 
The Oregon Society of American Foresters will host its first annual evening trail run, the SAFsquatch Scurry. Run with a forester on a 5k or 10k race, both starting and ending in Peavy Arboretum. Funds raised will benefit the Oregon Society of American Foresters. OWIT will staff a booth at the event.

Legislative Day at the Capitol - September 24th
OWIT will visit the Oregon State Capitol, in Salem, during Legislative Days to inform legislators about issues that are most important to our membership. We will also share information about National Forest Products week, which is during the third week of October, to help focus attention on the importance of our forests and forest products to the Nation’s economy and welfare. Email if you would like to help. 
Chapter Meetings

Lane County Chapter
Monday, September 10th
5:30 to 7:00 PM
Flashback Grill
4229 Main Street
Springfield OR 97478

Douglas County Chapter
Thursday, September 20th
6:00 to 7:30 PM
Backside Brewing Company
1640 NE Odell Ave
Roseburg OR 97470

OWIT Annual Meeting - October 20, 2018

Meet OWIT members from across the state and find out more about OWIT and the newest Chapters! OWIT's Annual Meeting will be held Saturday October 20th from 8:00 to Noon at the White Buffalo Wine Bar & Bistro, 4040 Westcliff Drive in  Hood River OR 97031. The cost for the meeting is $25 per person and includes breakfast. All are welcome to attend. The meeting is not exclusive to membership. 

OWIT has a block of rooms reserved October 19th & 20th at the Riverview Lodge, 1505 Oak Street, Hood River OR 97031. Call 541-386-8719 and say you are with Oregon Women in Timber. Specify if you are staying one or two nights. The rate is $120 per night for a double queen room. The block is only available until September 10th and a 7 day cancellation notice is required to avoid charges. 

Join us Friday night, October 19th for a Meet and Greet at the Lodge, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. OWIT will provide pizza and  beverages. 

RSVP to or call Diann at 503-917-9205
Meet OWIT's Littlest Members
Meet Riatt Jean Titus born on June 10th to Union County Chapter member Nikkita Titus. The second baby is Tegan Ann Alley, born on July 14th to Sherree Alley also from Union County! Congratulations Nikkita and Sherree!

Membership Profile -  Union County Chapter

Meet a few of the ladies in the Union County Chapter! They remind us that Oregon Women in Timber is not just about women who work in the forest. We are for everyone that supports the forest industry! We appreciate the work these women do at Boise Cascade.

With the emergence of new chapters, we are in the process of creating new brochures, revamping the website and kicking up social media. WE NEED YOUR HELP to do this! We want to showcase our members, our timber families, co-workers and friends that support the timber industry. Send us all your best photos of working, playing, hunting, sawmilling, logging, anything that represents you and your timber heritage. Send it to: Watch for future articles in the newsletter about OWIT members and their passion for forestry!

Membership Dues 

It's time to renew membership dues. OWIT's membership year is from July 1st to June 30th. Membership dues are $30 per year. Renewal reminders will be mailed out this week.

To join OWIT or to renew online, click here:  Thank you!
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