Section Two: Communication Strategies
A. Informal Networks and Communication
Plaza Restaurant, older, long-term residents. Lovin’ Oven, professional people; clubs; churches; city staff. Donut Shop Safeway deli Roth deli Mick and Mom’s Senior Center, serves lunches everyday. BiMart, fishing and hunting information; senior citizens, especially on “lucky Tuesday” after 11 a.m. Circle K, clerks share information about condition of mountain passes; lots of first name recognition. Stayton Depot, community table; business people; factory workers; long timers. The library has bulletin boards and is the location for many public meetings.
Key Community Contacts
John Brandt, local environmental leader; member of Oregon Natural Resource Council; valued for being pragmatic and reasonable.
John the barber at Fritz’ Barber Shop; 3rd Street across from Lovin’ Oven. John is an avid sportsman and in touch with a diverse range of local people.
Sister Mary Beth, Habitat for Humanity; ministerial committee, 50th Jubilee.
Jacqueline Kirby, Doctor Lindsey, and Mrs. Tom Anderson are important community caretakers.
Donna Zimmerman, City of Stayton. A JKA Report