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Local church focus of presentation

ChurchMaria Sandoval will share the history of a local church during Topics in the Pacific Northwest Friday, Oct. 29, at noon in Nicholson Library Room 178 at Linfield College.

Sandoval, an administrative law judge and co-chair of the Save San Martín committee, will share history of the San Martín de Porres Catholic Church in Dayton. She will discuss the San Martín community, established by Hispanic migrant workers, and the recent struggle to keep their church from being closed.

The event is sponsored by the Center for the Northwest at Linfield.

For information contact Jeff Peterson, director of the Center for the Northwest, at 503-883-2437 or jdpeters@linfield.edu.