What: Secretary of State Kate Brown will sign copies of the 2013-2014 Oregon Blue Book with cover photographer John Pedersen, of Aloha, Oregon.
Where: Outside the Oregon State Capitol Gift Shop in Salem.
When: Thursday, March 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Note: The paperback edition of the Blue Book sells for $18. The Capitol Gift Shop will charge $15 for copies purchased on March 14th. The Blue Book order form is available online. Only 3,500 copies will be available.
Background: The Oregon Blue Book has been published every other year since 1911. It contains up-to-date listings and descriptions of government agencies and educational institutions. It includes an almanac, maps and facts about Oregon history and elections as well as information about the arts, media and other cultural institutions in Oregon. It also provides a concise analysis of Oregon’s economy, government finance and education strategy. About 2,500 copies will be distributed free to public schools, community colleges, public universities, public libraries, judges, elected officials, cities, counties, state agencies, boards and commissions, public ports and Oregon’s consuls.