Entries by OUNC

Oregon 811 booth at the Civil War game

Oregon 811 had a booth set up at the Moshofsky Center for the Civil War game. Hundreds of fans stopped by to learn about safe digging and spun the wheel for a prize. Thanks to all the volunteers who made it a successful day.

WIN Civil War tickets in 2 easy steps!

WIN Civil War tickets in 2 easy steps: 1. “LIKE” the Oregon Utility Notification Center Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/digsafelyoregon 2. POST your answer on Facebook to the question asked there. After you complete these steps, your name will be entered to win TWO tickets to the Civil War football game. A winner will be randomly selected.

Locator Training Seminar / Pendleton, Oregon October 13-14, 2015

Locator training has been a focus for the OUNC as the demand for this specialized craft continues to increase. In 2015, the OUNC conducted locator training sessions in Redmond, Sherwood and Pendleton. Seventy-one students completed course studies and field instruction. Additional information for 2016 class schedules: scroll under News & Events to Locator Training. Schedule […]

OUNC Sponsorship – 2015 – Bi-Mart Country Music Festivals

Oregon Utility Notification Center was present at Cape Blanco and Willamette CMF this year.  The Oregon 811 booth provided festive give aways for the attendees at the music festivals.  Thanks again to all the volunteers who worked hard and provided the message to call 811 before you dig!

OUNC partners with UO and OSU – 2014 & 2015

Advancing our “dig safely” message through live events has created great partnerships with the University of Oregon and Oregon State University. Follow us on Facebook to win tickets to this year civil war game in Eugene, Oregon.

Starlight Parade, May 30, 2014

In keeping with Portland’s MAKING MEMORIES theme, the OUNC and Royce Prop Shop created a dazzling display, showcasing the advantages of preserving a beautifully illuminated landscape by calling 811 before you plant those great Portland rose bushes.

Locator Training Seminar / Coos Bay, Oregon March 11-12, 2014

Locator training has been a focus for the OUNC as the demand for this specialized craft continues to increase. In 2014, the OUNC conducted locator training sessions at various locations throughout the state. Forty-five students completed course studies and field instruction. Additional information for 2015 class schedules: scroll under News & Events to Locator Training.

Rodeo Clown JJ Harrison Promotes Call 811

Rodeo clown JJ Harrison has held the “Northwest Clown of the Year” title for the past five years. At the Ellensberg Rodeo while demonstrating his trade, he used his teaching skills to promote Call 811! JJ Harrison grew up in Okanogan, Wash., where his love for the rodeo began. He took his passion to college […]

OUNC works with Governor to proclaim April, 2012 Safe Digging Month

As part of the national effort to raise awareness of safe digging practices, and encourage the use of 811 to request locates of underground facilities, the Oregon Utility Notification Center (OUNC) board of directors worked with Governor Kitzhaber to issue a proclamation naming April 2012 “Oregon Safe Digging Month”. In the proclamation the Governor has […]

811 Damage Prevention Bike by Paul Jr. Designs

One Call Concepts, Inc. (OCC) commissioned Paul Jr. Designs to create the 811 Damage Prevention Bike. The 811 Bike was unveiled at the 2011 Greater Chesapeake Damage Prevention Training Conference November 2, 2011, in Ocean City, Maryland. A second unveiling will take place at the Common Ground Alliance Conference scheduled for March 6-8, 2012 at […]