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Celebration evoked lots of positives


November 21, 2018


Thanksgiving. A time to choose gratefulness.

This year I am thankful for joy. I am thankful for honor. I am grateful that Sweet Home, Oregon was chosen to provide the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree.

The committee to prepare for Nov. 9 had their first meeting in March 2018. What a great adventure it was to see who chose to sit at the table.

As the months progressed, we saw more people join the efforts to create a beautiful memory. The employees of the Willamette National Forest Sweet Home Ranger Station were dedicated to this goal as well. They organized ornament-making events where...

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