Sustainers honored at Family Building Blocks event

Marlene Arellano, Family Link Referral Coordinator for FBB, works at Family Building Blocks Sustainer Happy Hour. (Mary Louise VanNatta/Special to Salem Reporter) In the nonprofit world, sustainers are those generous donors who pledge monthly.  Even a small, regular contribution helps organizations plan for the future. Family Building Blocks (FBB) held[Read More…]

World Beat Gallery opens “Impressions of China” exhibit

Retired Willamette Professor Xijuan Zhou helped with the exhibit (Mary Louise VanNatta/Special to Salem Reporter) The Salem Multicultural Institute opened the “Impressions of China” exhibition at the World Beat Gallery. Wei Anderson curated the exhibit, which gives a broad overview of Chinese arts, crafts, and traditions. Of particular interest is a[Read More…]

Corban leaders highlight donations for agriculture program, athletic facility at scholarship fundraiser

Dr. Sheldon Nord interviews Obiomachi Abonyi, Jeremy Hale, Evan Olson, Hope White, and Asia Sage Jackson about their college experience at the Corban University Scholarship Luncheon. (Mary Louise VanNatta/Special to Salem Reporter) Corban University is a private university located in South Salem.  It first started as Phoenix Bible Institute in[Read More…]