YES Wood-Fired Oven Raffle to Support Early Literacy

July 20th, 2018

Great news! YES has reached an important milestone in the progression of the Yamhill County Imagination Library program which mails an age appropriate book every month to children under the age of 5 in Yamhill County. We currently have 2,800 children enrolled – which is approximately 50% of the county! As a result of our […]

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JOY – Junior Orchestra of Yamhill County

September 1st, 2017

In Fall 2017, music classes for kindergarteners at Edwards Elementary in Newberg will have a new sound! During their twice-a-week music classes, these budding musicians will be learning to play the violin. Students are introduced to melody, rhythm and playing instruments using a box violin and will being using real violins later in the term. The new […]

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Changing the Story for Yamhill County Children

July 1st, 2017

When a child has access to books, their world becomes larger and their imagination soars. Research has shown that the number of books in a child’s home correlates directly to improve reading scores. Any Yamhill County child, from birth to age five, is eligible to receive a free, age-appropriate book, every month, through Yamhill County […]

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A Great Wine For A Great Cause!

November 20th, 2016

The Yamhill Enrichment Society (YES) is honored to be the recipient of Dobbes Family Estate’s Charitable Giving Program.  Through the end of the year, 10% of proceeds from sales of their fantastic 2014 Grand Assemblage Pinot Noir will be donated to YES. It’s the perfect time to stock up on wine for the holiday season. Many thanks to Production Winemaker, Travis […]

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Bounty of Yamhill County Does Good!

October 12th, 2016

Bounty of Yamhill County (BOYC) is gaining national attention as one of the premier food & wine events in the country. BOYC has been recognized as one of The 10 Best Food Festivals in the USA by The Culture Trip and we placed #2 in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best General Food Festival. BOYC is a project of, and a fundraiser […]

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2015 | A Wonderful Year

December 12th, 2015

MUSIC ENRICHMENT: YES continues to support live concert experiences for McMinnville 3rd and 4th graders and provide scholarships for the McMinnville School District Summer Music Camp. In 2016, we intend to bring a live music experience to school children in all the other cities in Yamhill County. NOURISH YAMHILL VALLEY: YES helped support the publication of the […]

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Save the Date! August 28th – 28th, 2016!

November 12th, 2015

Mark your calendars! This year’s Bounty of Yamhill County (BOYC) is scheduled for August 28th – 28th, 2016!  We have extended the program to three delicious days celebrating Yamhill County’s vibrant community of of famous wineries, talented chefs and sustainable family farms.  Keep an eye out for more details later early next year, and like our […]

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