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Page 6 Vot ID (".c'M MI iNIITV J[le  ra - February 1 5, 201 2 AROUNB T003WN Psychiatrist to speak at LBCC Dr. James Phelps, an interna- tionally known Corvallis-based psychiatrist and author, will speak on mental health disorders at noon Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Linn-Ben- ton Community College's Takena Hall, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Al- bany. Phelps, who practices at Sa- maritan Mental Health, has written 15 books and journal articles per- taining to mental health, has de- veloped an internationally known Web site, PsychEducation.org and is recognized as a national expert in bipolar disorders. Presentation on human trafficking "Traffick Jam," a presentation on human trafficking and exploi- tation in America, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 15 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Linn-Benton Com- munity College Diversity Achieve- ment Center, second floor Forum Building, room F-220, 6500 Pa- cific Blvd. SW, Albany. Jim Westfall, co-founder of the Door to Grace Organization in Portland, will present statistics on human trafficking and share infor- mation on the organization and how communities can get involved. Guest speaker Jessica Rich- I ............... I I ...... O foursquare church | Pastor Rick Ellingson | You are welcome, just as you are l 1234 Long St,, Sweet Home * 541-367-6161 | COMMUNITY CHAPEL ..... .... at 8:30 & lO:30am Children's ministries for ages birth6th grade 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 Sweet Home  Mennonite Church 1266 44th Ave. PO Box 515 541-367-2848 Pastor-Pete Kauffman 9:15 am Coffee Fellowship 9:45 am Sunday School 10:45 am Morning Worship (Nursery and Children's Church) 6 pm Eve. Worship Service Elm Street Baptist Church (Association o[ Reformed Bapttst ('hutches of America) Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45; 11:00 am Worshil: Prayer Meeting: Sunday 6:00 pm 1150 Elm St. Sweet Home 541-367-5183 First Baptist Church 2470 E. Main Street Pastor Danny Wyatt Open Door Church 9:30 Sunday School 10:50 Worshb Sunday Eve - 6 pm 6:30 pm Wed. Bible Stud)' Sweet Home Christian Chur.h ! Minister Dale Robinson 18th & Long Street, Sweet Hone (541} 367-2094 shcc18th-long@centurytel.net BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH LCMS Fir Lawn i All Welcome! i Lutheran Church [ Church: 541-367-4838 ,Home: 541-259-2820  9:00 Bible Study '" 109 W. Holley Rd. 1 o:3o Divine Worship  Worship-10:00 am  7:00 Bible Study,Thursday .."' >  " 541-367-3642 2590 Long St., Sweet Home 7 ........................................................................................... ---.. ..................................................................................................... Sweet Home United Methodist Church Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors 9:30 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship Free Meal - THe and Fri - 5:00 pm 6th & Ironwood 541-367-3073 St. Helen's Catholic Church 600 6th Avenue Sweet Home, OR 97386 541-367-2530 Reverend Fred J. Anthony Mass Schedule Tuesday - Friday 8:30 am Saturday Vigil: 5:30 pm Sunday Mass: 9:00 am Reconciliation: Saturday - 3:30-4:30 pm ardson, 31, of Gresham, a survivor of human exploitation, will share her story. This event is free and open to the public. For more informa- tion, contact the LBCC Diversity Achievement Center at 541-917- 4461. Forestry products, tree sale at Expo Linn County Expo Center and Oregon State University Extension will hold "Goods from the Woods," an exposition featuring local spe- cialty wood producers and crafters, from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Linn County Expo Cen- ter, 3700 Knox Butte Road East, Albany. Displays will include items made from wood grown on local family forest properties, including a range of sawn raw wood such as boards, flooring and bowl blanks. The event is being held in conjunction with the Linn County Small Woodlands Association tree seedling sale. For more information, call (541) 766-6750. Chamber awards deadline Saturday Saturday, Feb. 18, is the dead- line for Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet nominations. Awards include Junior First Citizen, First Citizen, Patty Woods Woman of the Year, the VIP Award and the Distinguished Service Award The banquet will be held Sat- urday. March 3, at the Boys and Girls Club of Sweet Home. For nomination forms, contact the chamber office at (541) 367-6186. Information on table sponsorship opportunities is also available, by calling the same number. Used book store sale Feb. 20-29 Sweet Home Friends of the Li- brary Used Book Store will hold a nine-day sale Feb. 20 to 29 to cel- ebrate nine years of being in busi- ness. All books, excluding collect- ibles, are 25 cents. The store is lo- cated at 1242 Main St. and hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Chamber mixer at All Star Pizza Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly After Hours mixer event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at All Star Pizza, 1203 Long St. The theme will be "Tropi- cal Night Out" and the participant judged to be wearing the best tropi- cal attire will win a special prize. A 50/50 raffle will be held and door prizes will be given out, so partici- pants are encouraged to bring busi- ness cards. Food will be served and networking opportunities will be plentiful. For more information, contact the chamber at (541) 367-6186. 'Horror' sketches display at LBCC A collection of drawings titled "Faces of Horror" by artist Kevin Perry of Junction City will be on view in the South Santiam Hall Gallery at Linn-Benton Communi- ty College, 6500 SW Pacific Blvd., through March 9. Perry, a former graphics stu- dent at LBCC, specializes in pencil drawings, though he has dabbled in other media, including sculpture, tattoos and monument design. He was the designer of two structures that stand outside Junction City High School, one honoring World War II veterans and the other com- memorating the school's centen- nial. His show at the SSH Gallery is his first exhibit of a concentrated body of work, and features draw- ings of celebrated characters in the horror movie genre, from Franken- stein to Freddy Krueger. The SSH Gallery is open Mon- day through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. OSU invites lamb season viewers New lambs will begin arriving at Oregon State University's Sheep Center this month, and the public is invited to view this annual rite of spring. About 250 ewes are expected to give birth to about 400 lambs in the barn, located at 7565 N.W. Oak Creek Dr. Each year, the sheep center draws thousands of school children and other visitors. To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusion in /ROUND "[OWN, send an e-mail or letter that includes the five W'S (What's happening, when it's happening, where, why, and who's in- volved) and the H (how much). Events that are free or are non-profit will get first priority. Remember that the newspaper is delivered on Wednesdays, so time submissions accordingly. The deadline for sub- missions is noon on the Thursday prior to publication. Send your information to news@sweethomenews.com or mail it to Editor, The New Era, P.O. Box 39, Sweet Home, OR 97386. You are welcome to call to make sure your information has arrived, but it must be submit- ted in writing. Lambing visits will start on Feb. 20 and run through March 14. The public may view the ewes and lambs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and weekends.The sheep center will be closed for classes Thursdays and Fridays. Small groups may go on self- guided tours. Groups of more than 12 should first arrange appoint- ments by sending an e-mail to lambing.barn @ oregonstate.edu An out-of-office reply will be re- turned with further instructions. For additional questions contact Tom Nichols at (541) 737-2903. People interested in purchasing orphan or "bummer" lambs should call (541) 737-2903 and leave a message. LBCC Winter Banquet March 2 Tickets are on sale for the an- nual Winter Banquet, presented by Linn-Benton Community College Culinary Arts students, to be held Friday, March 2, with seatings at 6:30 and 7 p.m., in the LBCC Com- mons dining room, second floor of the College Center building, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. All dishes are prepared and served by the culinary students. This year's theme for the buffet- style banquet is "A Salute to Rus- sian Cuisine," highlighting the foods of Georgia, Russia and the Ukraine. Tickets are $21 per person and include a complete buffet and bev- erages. Tickets must be purchased in advance in the Calapooia Cen- ter, second floor room CC-214, or by phone at (541) 917-4385. For more information, contact LBCC Culinary Arts at (54i) 917- 4385. Meals on Wheels weekly menu Meals on Wheels, also known as Your Table or Ours, offers lunch at the Sweet Home Community Center to seniors over 60 at noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fri- days. First-time diners are invited to come in and have a free lunch to give it a try. Suggested donation is $3.50. All meals are served with milk, cof- fee or tea upon request and diabetic desserts are available on request. The lunch menu on Friday, Feb. 17, is chicken or Salisbury patty with gravy, whipped pota- toes, mixed vegetables, sunflower seed bread and frosted cake. No meal will be served Mon- day, Feb. 20, due to Presidents Day. The menu for Tuesday, Feb. 21, is chicken chow mein noodles or macaroni and cheese, glazed carrots, spinach Romaine salad, garlic roll and peaches. For-more information, call (541) 367-8843.