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Actress is ready for Broadway Rose debut July 31

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by: BARBARA SHERMAN - BLAZING A NEW TRAIL - Velda Metelmann tries on her cap and gown for the first time in anticipation of her graduation ceremony at Marylhurst University.
June 24, 2014

Velda Metelmann at 91 earns a master's degree in…

by Barbara Sherman
She first went back to college at 86 to complete her undergraduate degree Velda Metelmann just earned her master's degree at age 91 in only three years, which was a speed record considering she…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - SHARING HIS TALENT - Dennis Pollmann, shown with his wife Eva, has a portable drawing board that he carries around the house to sketch on when inspiration hits, and he will now be drawing cartoons for the Regal Courier's editorial page.
June 24, 2014

Designer takes up drawing cartoons in retirement as well as…

by Barbara Sherman
Dennis Pollmann designed food-service facilities for decades before becoming a cartoonist Dennis Pollmann has offered to share his artist talents with Regal Courier readers by drawing monthly…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - FULL-BLOWN PRODUCTION - Fran Walston belts out 'Almost Like Being in Love' accompanied by (from left) Jon Sampson on saxophone, Muriel Dresser on piano, Wendell Damm on bass viol and Jim Matilla on drums during the June 2 open mic in the King City Clubhouse.
June 24, 2014

King City Music Club's open mic allows members to display…

by Barbara Sherman
Monthly venue showcases many talented people Since the King City Music Club started three years ago, a lot of singers and musicians have shown up and contributed their talents by joining the…
by: CHRIS RYAN/BROADWAY ROSE THEATRE COMPANY - WARY AT FIRST - In 'The Music Man,' Chrissy Kelly-Pettit plays Marian Paroo, who has a tough exterior but is vulnerabale, while Joe Theissen plays Professor Harold Hill.
June 24, 2014

Chrissy Kelly-Pettit is perfect to play Marian the librarian in…

by Barbara Sherman
The singer/actress waited months to audition for the Broadway Rose role Most people take a trip to Disneyland or Disney World, and all they leave with are fond memories. Chrissy Kelly-Pettit,…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - TALENTED IN MANY AREAS - Jo Ann Brinkman leads the King City Music Club Chorus during rehearsals and at the open mics, including the June 2 event shown in this photo.
June 24, 2014

King City Music Club Chorus practices every Monday for future…

by Barbara Sherman
Jo Ann Brinkman is the director, and Muriel Dresser accompanies the group With about two dozen members, the King City Music Club Chorus has a lot of fun at its weekly practices and always has…
by: CHRIS RYAN/BROADWAY ROSE THEATRE COMPANY - SELLING DREAMS - Marian Paroo (Chrissy Kelly-Pettit), Winthrop Paroo (Josiah Bartell) and Harold Hill (Joe Theissen) offer a glimpse of what life was like in River City, Iowa, in 1912, which is the setting of  'The Music Man.'
June 24, 2014

'Music Man' marches into town June 26 through July 20

by Broadway Rose Theatre Company
The mainstage show will be performed at the Deb Fennell Auditorium The Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 2014 season of Brass 'n' Sass with the iconic Broadway musical, "The Music…
by: COURTESY OF MISSION MAHALO - FOURTH OF JULY IN AFGHANISTAN - U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan sent photos of Fourth of July gifts they recently received from Mission Mahalo.
June 24, 2014

Troops in Afghanistan on receiving end of Mission Mahalo boxes

by Barbara Sherman
Troops are appreciative of the decorations, toiletries and treats they received Mission Mahalo volunteers gathered in the King City Clubhouse on May 31 to pack up 54 boxes of hygiene items and…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - BUSY DAY - In the King City Clubhouse, Jennifer Lamaye (center) with baby Jordan, helps volunteers pack boxes before taking them to the Tigard Post Office for mailing.
June 24, 2014

Mission Mahalo ships off boxes of toiletries and treats to…

by Barbara Sherman
Fifty-four boxes were packed and shipped to Afghanistan on May 31, which arrived in time for Fourth of July Jennifer Lamaye, who co-founded Mission Mahalo in 2011 to send boxes of toiletries and…

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