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October 2011 Comp Plan and Poetry ContestWhat inspires you about Lake Oswego? Share your thoughts in a poem! In July of 2010, citizens completed a survey telling us what they love about Lake Oswego captured in the heart below. Now it’s time for Lake Oswegans to bring out their inner Shakespeare, Angelou, Ginsberg, Staff ord, Kanye.... Visit www.welovelakeoswego.com for the details. What Do You Love About Lake Oswego? Is it something about your neighborhood, the trees, your school, local businesses, the parks, downtown, the lake, etc.? What makes Lake Oswego special to you? THE DETAILS: Any type of poem (rhyming, free verse, haiku, sonnet, iambic pentameter, etc.) Not to exceed 14 lines A category for Kids, Teens, & Adults Winning poems published in Hello LO ACCEPTING ENTRIES NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 28, 2011 Lewis Carroll, e e cummings, Amy Lowell, Emily Dickinson, Pablo Neruda, Robert Frost, Robert Burns , Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Shel Silverstein, Edgar Allan Poe, William Shakespeare, Sylvia Plath, Harold Pintor, Henry David Thoreau, Charles Bukowski, Walt Whitman, William Blake LAKE OSWEGO’S FIRST ANNUAL LAKE OSWEGO’S FIRST ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST Connected Community Community Health & Public Safety YOU ARE INVITED! Community Culture Summit November 3, 2011 Community mixer 5:30-6:00 with appetizers & community groups Workshop 6:00-8:00 Lake Oswego High School Library Supervised Children’s Activity How does the community attain its vision for Community Culture You can shape Lake Oswego’s future by planning for people, places and prosperity. Join your friends and neighbors in discussion around the goals and policies that will guide future priorities for Lake Oswego’s Community Culture. Lake Oswego Action Areas Our educational, cultural and recreational opportunities strengthen the social fabric of the community. Our top-rated schools off er excellent education and reinforce the value of the community as a desirable place to raise a family. Our outstanding library, parks, and community amenities provide a wide range of programs and special events. Public art and historic resources enrich our cultural identity. The City of Lake Oswego is updating its Comprehensive Plan which is the blueprint for the community over the next 25 years. The Plan includes goals and policies that are used by City leaders to make decisions about the city’s future. There are seven action areas which will be the basis of community discussion over the next year. Visit: www.welovelakeoswego.com for details. Watch for upcoming Community Summits! COMMUNITY CULTURE VISION STATEMENT Civic Engagement Recreation Education History Public Art