MRG is hosting two great events in Ashland in early June. You can learn everything you need to know to get started with your estate planning and the following night, get together with other progressive folks to talk politics with MRG’s Executive Director, Sharon Gary-Smith!

Estate Planning 101

Monday, June 4th from 6:30 – 9pm
Science Works Museum, 1500 East Main Street, Ashland

Take advantage of this great opportunity to learn from local attorney, Allen Drescher. Whether you have your estate plans all set but want to get the latest information on what’s changed in the world of estate law, or you need to get started with your planning, this workshop will provide you with the basics you’ll need to move forward.

This informative and interactive workshop will cover a wide range of areas including:

  • New estate laws
  • Power of Attorney
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Medical Directives

Allen Drescher has a long and distinguished legal career beginning in the 1970s when he worked for Multnomah County Legal Aid. He opened his Ashland practice in 1973 and beginning in the early 1990s, has focused on estate planning and elder law. He’s been an Ashland Council member, a municipal judge and in 2006, Allen was elected Ashland’s “Citizen of the Year” by the local Chamber of Commerce.

We will provide materials, refreshments and an opportunity to learn and ask those questions you’ve had for so long about estate planning!

For more information, please contact Sheryl Sackman or call her at 503-289-1517.

Social Justice Happy Hour at Dragonfly Café

Tuesday, June 5th from 5:30 – 7:30pm
241 Hargadine, Ashland

Stop by to meet and mingle with fellow southern Oregon activists and talk with MRG’s Executive Director, Sharon Gary-Smith. Learn more about Oregon’s progressive movement and what’s happening in Southern Oregon. We’ll have snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. No-host bar.

RSVP: Sheryl Sackman or call 503-289-1517

There is no cost for either event but donations are gratefully accepted.

All MRG Foundation events are wheelchair accessible.

Image: party-goers from our fall 2011 social justice happy hour in Ashland.

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