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Page 6 /3,ROUNb TOWN I'I/CM JD ('X'MM| INITV h  r. - February 22, 2012 Volunteers needed to help homeless ChristWalk Supportive Transi- tional Housing in Lebanon is seek- ing volunteers for various posi- tions, including a cask manager for the Womens' House. and sponsors or mentors for homeless people, to help manage their lives. Such help can include con- To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusion in /ROUND TOWN, 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 wr!ting. 47250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 ll CORNERSTONE a foursquare church Pastor Rick Ellingson You are welcome, just as you are 1234 Long St., Sweet Home, 541o367-6161 Services: 10 a.m. Sunday Elm Street Ba ptist Church (Association of ReJbrmed Baptist Churche. oj America Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45 11:00 am Worship Prayer Meeting: Sunday 6:00 pm 1150 Elm St. Sweet Home 541-367-5883 Sweet Home  Mennonite Church 1266 44th Ave. POBox 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 Fir Lawn . +,:, Lutheran Church 1 109W. Holley Rd. 4_: Worship-lO:O0 am .:. .............. 541-367-3642 ............. -----. .............. I Sweet Home , United !:. ] Methodist J Church +' I Open Hearts, J Open Minds, -- Open Doors 9:30 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship Free Meal - Tue and Fri - 5:00 pm 6th & Ironwood 541-367-3073 First Baptist Church 2470 E. Main Street Pastor Danny Wyatt Open Door Church 9:30 Sunday School 10:50 Worship Sunday Eve - 6 pm 6:30 pm Wed. Bible Study Sweet Home Christian Church Minister Dale Robinson 18th & Long Street, Sweet Home (541) 367-2094 shcc18th-long@centurytel.net BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH LCMS All Welcome! Church: 541-367-4838 Home: 541-259-2820 9:00 Bible Study 10:30 Divine Worship -7:00 Bible Study,Thursday 2590 Long St., Sweet Home ................................... . -------. 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 Dm Sunday Mass: 9:00 am Reconciliation: Saturday - 3:30-4:30 pm ducting daily Bible studies or teaching budgeting, nutrition, job interwew skills, help in obtaining a GED. Social Security or Disabil- Ity Insurance and other specialized needs. Volunteers are also needed for four-hour shifts in the Christ- Walk Thrift Shop at 600 Main St. in Lebanon. Shop shifts are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m.. and can be weekly, monthly, or whatever works. For more information, call C541)258-3387orvisitlebemsh.org. Local forestry scholarships The Linn County Small Wood- lands Association will award four $1.000 Oregon college scholar- ships to students graduating from Linn County high schools. Application forms, which must be postmarked by April 18, are available at all of the county's high schools, at Linn-Benton Com- munity College and from Katie Kohl, LCS WA scholarship chair, at (kohl proaxis.com). Sponsors sought for arts festival Sweet Home Arts and Craft Festival is seeking local business sponsors for this year's event. Aug. 3-5. held during the Oregon Jam- boree. Early contributions may re- ceive a 5 percent advertising dis- count All monies raised go to- ward Sweet Home Beautification efforts. For more information, contact Arlene at (541) 367-9100. Used books sale through Feb. 29 Sweet Home Friends of the Li- brary Used Book Store's nine-day sale ,continues through Feb. 29 as it celebrates nine years of being in business. 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. After Hours 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. Square dance Saturday night Sweet Home Squarenaders will hold a 55 Birthday Square Dance beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Oak Heights School Gym. 6th Avenue and Elm Street. The Plus starts at 7:30 p.m., followed by the square dance from 8 to 10:30. Square dance caller will be Leonard Snodgrass, while Sharon Greenman will cue round dances. Cake, pie. ice cream and finger foods will be served at the break. Cost is $5 for adults. $4 for youths. A hearing enhancement system is avaialble. For more information, call (541) 466-5536. Local gospel music concert A gospel music concert will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. at the Church of the Nazarene. 415 Old Holley Road. Performers will be Misty Red- lin. the Wilsons and friends. For more information, contact Mike Wilson at (541) 367-3124. OSU conference on farming small Registration is open for the 12th annual Oregon Small Farms Conference on Saturday, Feb. 25. at Oregon State University. The conference will feature 21 workshops on topics including, water usage, marketing and sales. legislation, improving crops and much more. Speakers will include farmers. OSU faculty and representatives from the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Farm- ers' Markets Association. Cost. which includes lunch. is $50 per individual, prepaid, and will be $55 at the door. The con- ference will take place at the La- Sells Stewart Center on camPvTS. To register, go to http://smallfarns. oregonstate.edu/2012SFC. | To register, go to https://sp- cure.oregonstate.edu/smallfarns- events/register/5. Free SH class on Lewis and Clark Living history master perform- er and Willamette National Forest Service archaeologist Tony Farque will lead a free class. "Lewis & Clark: Into the Unknown." at the Lihn-Benton Community College Sweet Home Center. This two-day class explores Lewis and Clark's Core of Discov- ery trip as they headed west in the spring of 1805 to begin a trek into unchartered territory. The class ex- amines the Corps of Discovery's travels both west and east across the continent from both an Ameri- can and tribal perspecnve. Class will meet on Monday, Feb. 27 and Wednesday, Feb. 29 from 1 to 2:50 p.m. at the LBCC Sweet Home Center. 1661 Long St. For more information or to register, call the center at (.541) 367-6901. Plan for chamber awards March 3 Sweet Home Chamber of Corn - merce will hold its annual Awards Banquet. themed "Fabulous Fif- ties." at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 3. at the Community Center. Social hour will start at 6 p.m.. followed by a prime rib dinner at 7 The evening will include awards to some of the top volunteers from 2011. To sponsor a table or for tick- ets. contact the chamber at (541) 367-6186. Foster Pancake Supper March 9 Foster School's 56th Annual Pancake Supper will be held from 5 to 7 pro. Friday, March 9. in the cafeteria. Tickets. which are $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12. can be purchased at the door or in advance. The menu (as it has been for the past 56 years) will be pancakes, ham. eggs, coffee and milk. For more information, con- tact Rich Little at (541) 367-3156 orby e-mail at rich.little@hotmail. com. SH Genealogy Workshop Sweet Home Genealogical So- ciety will present its 32rid annual workshop March 16-17 at the Soci- ety Library, 1223 Kalmia St. Registration begins at 9 a.m. each day, with sessions beginning at 10 a.m. Session topics include the use of spreadsheets and databases m genealogical research. Benton County records, a travelogue on Scotland. the lineage societies and how to trace Native American an- cestors. Cost for both days is $30 if paid before March 1 and $35 after. One-day cost is $15 before March 1. $18.50 after. For more information, visit the library or call (541) 367-5034. See Town, page 7 Numbers 6:24-26The LORD bless you, and keep you; The LORD make His face shine on you, And be gracious to you; The LORD lift up His countenance on you, And give you peace.' Pastor Rick Ellingson, Cornerstone Fellowship