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'Oregon Experience' Receives The Oregon Heritage Excellence Award


"Oregon Experience" has received the 2017 Oregon Heritage Excellence Award. Each year the Oregon Heritage Commission honors individuals, organizations and projects that have made outstanding contributions to preserving Oregon's heritage. Enjoy these photos from the event.

“Oregon Experience” has just received the 2017 Oregon Heritage Excellence Award.

Each year the Oregon Heritage Commission honors individuals, organizations and projects that have made outstanding contributions to preserving Oregon’s heritage.

Along with eight other recipients, the entire 11th season of “Oregon Experiencewas honored in Newberg on April 27, 2017,  for “a year of exceptional programming which resulted in showcase documentaries that promoted education and dialogue around remarkable citizens and underrepresented communities of the state.”

This season’s programs were: “The Jewish Frontier,” ” Vanport,” “Jazz Town,” ” Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils” and “Darcelle XV.”

Executive Producer Nadine Jelsing and producer Kami Horton attended the ceremony and received a unique ceramic art piece to commemorate the honor.

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