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Tire ea, - January 11,2012 Your COMMUNHV Page 7 From page 6 to do less scolding, yelling and arguing? How can you help your children learn to make good deci- sions? The Incredible Years Parent- ing Program, a free 10-week class, will be offered beginning Janl 17, at Foster School for parents of children ages 3 to 10 who want to develop ways to strengthen a positive relationship with their children. Classes will be held from 6 to by contacting Circle Kment at Ready to Read grant will fund library summer program (541) 768-6070 or by e-mail at The Sweet Home Public by the Oregon State Library. Its of books, a process that begins at ckment@samhealth.org. Library has received a $1,196 purpose is to assist local libraries birth," said State Librarian Jim Ready to Read grant to improve in achieving the Oregon Bench- Scheppke. "With our free books library services to children in marks for childhood learning and and preschool story time pro- Meals on Wheels Sweet Home. development. Oregon libraries grams, public libraries in nearly The Ready to Read grant will may use these funds for the state- every Oregon community have weekh, menu fund the library's popular Sum- wide summer reading programmade this their priority- to play ~'~-.IL3 mer Reading Program, providing for children ages 0-14 and early a big part in having every Or- Meals on Wheels, also knownperformers, artists and giveaway literacy services for children ages egon child become a proficient as Your Table or Ours, offers lunch books for children and teens. 0-5: reader." at the Sweet Home Community The Ready to Read grant was"The research is clear thatFor further information, con- Center to seniors over 60 at noon established by the 1993 Oregon children become good readers by tact Library Director Rose Peda at on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fri- Legislature and is administered being turned on to the enjoyment 367-5007. days. The lunch menu on Friday, Weyerhaeuser awards six grants to Sweet Home causes Jan. 13, is herb chicken patty with 8 p.m. Tuesdays. gravy or breaddd baked fish with The Weyerhaeuser Co; has do-haeuser Giving Fund. teer Firefighters Association burn Free child care and gas vouch- Tartar sauce, whipped potatoes, nated a total of $29,000 to various "We've been a part of this victims and kids Christmas pro, ers are provided. Pry-registration succotash, onion bread and spiced Linn County nonprofit organize- Community for many years, so we grams $1,500; is required, apples, tions, want to help where we can," he Little Promises Children s Call (541) 917-4899 to regis- No meal will be served Mon- The 11 grants included six to said; Program - $1,000; ter for class and sign-up for child day, Jan. 16, due to the Martin Lu- organizations focusing on SweetThe recipients included : United, Way of Linn County care. they King Jr. holiday. Home. Sweet Home High School2011 Campaign - $10,000; and The menu for Tuesday, Jan. "Each year we receive many Forestry Club and natural resource American Youth Soccer Or- 17, is baked chicken breast or grant requests from worthy Linn programs- $3,500; ganization (AYSO)- Cheadle Lake 5HIBA info class homestyle pork patty with gravy, County nonprofit organizations," HOPE Center - $2,000; soccer park - $2,500. offered Jan. 17 whipped potatoes, mixed vegeta- said Lisa Wetherell, Weyerhaeuser Boys and Girls Club For more information on Wey- bles, cornmeal bread and spiced administrative coordinator, who SMART program-$1,800; erhaeuser's grant program, visit Senior Health Insurance Ben- peaches, manages the company's Linn Man- Sunshine Industries www.weyerhaeuser.com/Sustain- efits Assistance - SHIBA - willFor more information, call agement Council, which reviews -$1,500; ability/People/Communities/Wey- hold a New to Medicare class (541) 367-8843. grant applications-to the Weyer- Sweet /////////home Volun- erhaeuserGivingFund. from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Linn-Benton Community r" -I Mr. Lucky'S Dell I I A~5.(,~ "~oroa~ frow~ Ls~veta "~.t~'~ h,~ co~e to "I neuo en. itevas, mc{ din break( tc( l MR. LUCKY'S IS DELICF~US & LOTTO FUN l Delicious Discounts! Choose one of these great money saving coupons today! Call The New Era 541.367.2135 advcl'lisiug(, sweethomcnc~ s.com College Lebanon Center, 44 In- dustrial Way. The free class, which will cover the basics of Medicare A, B, C and D, is designed for anyone who will be eligible for Medicare within a few months or is new to the program. It is also a valuable class for current beneficiaries that would like a better understand- ing of their Medicare benefits and ~ 2 0 7 L O N G S T R E E T 3 6 7 - 3 0 4 0 options for changes or additional L _1 coverage, p ~ ~ ~ ~ m m ~ u i ~ ~ m ~ .. 'I Spouses and other relatives | , Two A .VV favorites make I are welcome to attend the class 't