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Mailing Address:

PO Box 34
Astoria, OR 97103
Phone: Loran - 503-325-6136


PROPOSED PARK NAME CHANGES TO ASTORIA NORDIC HERITAGE PARK

The Astoria Scandinavian Heritage Association will change the name of the park it is building to Astoria Nordic Heritage Park. The heritage organization which also sponsors the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival has used the term “Scandinavian” to include Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden for over fifty years. Recently they have faced pressure when seeking grants and donations for their project to use the more inclusive term “Nordic.” Astoria resident Arnie Hummasti explained in a letter, “Although some people consider Finland to be one of the Scandinavian countries, those who live in the Nordic region do not. I love the idea of the park and all that it embraces. I hope you will consider a name that is inclusive of all the countries it represents.” Saara Matthews, owner of FinnWare in Astoria and Nordic FinnWare in Portland remarked, “This is not a debate that will go away. Being culturally sensitive is important, especially when building a million-dollar park to honor the people that came from these countries and made Astoria what it is. FinnWare has always been called a Scandinavian store. I am now starting to call it a Nordic gift store.” Artist artist Roger McKay has redesigned the logo he created for the park to reflect the name change. The park architectural firm and the City of Astoria say the name change can be easily accommodated even though the design is complete. For more information, visit www.AstoriaScanPark.org.
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Attention: Thrivent Members.

Astoria Scandinavian Heritage Association is now enrolled in Thrivent Choice® and will be listed in the Thrivent Choice online catalog.Thrivent Choice is a member-advised program that allows eligible members to recommend where Thrivent distributes part of its charitable outreach funds each year. When eligible Thrivent members direct Choice Dollars® to your organization in a particular month, Thrivent reviews the recommendation and makes an electronic deposit in your organization's bank account by the 10th of the following month. Those funds may be used to carry out the religious, charitable or educational purposes of your organization.

Thank you, Thrivent, for recognizing our project and thank you, Thrivent members, who make this choice. It will all help us to reach our goal and start construction.
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Illness kept a few girls home from the court introduction but here is a good sampling of the youth who will represent the festival at community activities this spring. Don't they look nice! ... See MoreSee Less

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3-day Button - Adult $8
3-day Button - Children (6-12 yrs.) $3
(5 and under free)


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Clatsop County Fairgrounds
92937 Walluski Loop
Astoria, OR 97103

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Clatsop County Fairgrounds
$2 per day or
$5 weekend pass


No Pets Allowed
Only verifiable registered service animals will be permitted