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Page 6 VctJ (".CMMIINITV e 'e 'ra- March 28, 2012 00ROUNB TOWN Local rescued its homeless pets on Petfinder. com. The site currently, has over pets on Internet 359,00o homeless pets listed, and it is updated continuously. Linn County Animal Res- More than 13,700 animal welfare cue in Lebanon has begun listing organizations in the U.S., Canada, To submit information about an upcoming event pr inclusion in /ROUN[ TOWN, send an e-mail or letter that inchdes the five W's (What's happening, when it's happening, where, wh) and who's in- volved) and the H (how much). Events that are free tr are non-profit will get first priority. Remember that the newspaperis delivered on Wednesdays, so time submissions accordingly. The d:adline for sub- missions is noon on the Thursday prior to publicat,on. 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. ! CO.N ERSTON E [g .......... J ....... a foursquare church J Pastor Rick Ellingson I YOU are welcome, just as you are J 1234 Long St., Sweet Home 541-367-6161 COMMUNITY CHAPEL Sunday Services at 8:30 & lO:30am Children's ministries for ages birth-6th grade 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 'f' ? Elm Street Baptist Church (Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of 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. 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 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 6 pm Eve. Worship Service CHURCH LCMS  Fir Lawn All Welcome! Lutheran Church c,.,ch: $41-367-4838" Home: 541-259-2820 d/"/"Jllli 109W. Holley Rd. 9:00 Bible Study 10:30 Divine Worship Worship-10"00 am 7:00 Bible Study,Thursday  541-367-3642 2590 Long St., Sweet Home Sweet Home United Methodist .... i Church %!   [ 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 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 i and other countries post their pets on the site. Linn County Animal Rescue pets may be viewed at http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/ OR296.html. A potential adopter can enter search criteria for the kind of pet he or she wants, and a list is returned that ranks the pets in proximity to the ZIP code entered. Adoptions are handled by the animal placement group where the pet is housed Contact Linn County Animal Rescue at LinnCountyAnimalRes- cue@yahoo.com, (541) 258-3422 PEO plant sale through April 11 PEO Chapter FA is holding a Sweet Home Spring Plant Sale through April 11, with delivery on May 2. Bedding plants, hanging bas- kets and color pots are available for purchase. For more information and or- der forms, contact Linda Mader at (541) 367-6310 or Lin Gagner at (541) 367-2969. Proceeds will go toward schol- arships for deserving women in the community. Gospel concert at local church A gospel concert will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Sweet Home Church of the Naza- rene, 415 Holley Road. Dale and Gwen Kropf will be the featured artists, with Mike and Frances Wilson hosting. For more information, call (541) 367-3124. Bingo fund-raiser Saturday night Sweet Home High School For- estry Club and SAFE Committee will hold a Family Bingo Night from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 31. Every Bingo will win a ham. Door and raffle prizes will be dis- tributed and concessions will be available. Cost is $20 for four exchange- able cards for the night or 25 cents per card. Players under the age of 17 must have signed permission to play from parent or legal guardian. For more information, contact Karla at (541) 401-3339 or Kristin at (541) 405-5227. Baby care class offered at hospital The class Live and Learn With Your Baby is being offered through a partnership by Linn-Benton Community College and Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital. Live and Learn with your Baby is for parents of infants to be- ginning walkers. Participate in ac- tivities with your baby, meet other parents in the community and dis- cuss fun and easy ways to support your baby's amazing development. This 10-week class will meet on Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. at Samari- tan Community Hospital in Lebanon beginning April 3. Cost is $10. The class is open enrollment, and parents can join anytime throughout the term. For more in- formation, contact LBCC Family Connections at (541) 917-4899 or visit www.parentingsuccessnet- work.org. LBCC offers wide variety of classes Linn-Benton Community Col- lege's spring quarter kicks off next week with a variety of classes of- fered in Sweet Home and Lebanon. Sweet Home classes include: A four-week "Quil- ters' Workshop" will be offered through the LBCC Sweet Home Center, 1661 Long St. Students will work on a patterned quilt that uses easy piecing methods. Class will meet Thursdays starting April 12. A variety of art classes, in- cluding Calligraphy, Clay-Open Studio, Photoshop Elements III and more art and Photoshop classes are offered in Lebanon. A"Life Stories" class, which will teach how to recall and recount family history in your own narra- tive style with enhancement of de- tail, description and dialogue. Tips on publishing will enable you to submit articles and stories to maga- zines as fact or fiction. A variety of exercise and fit- ness classes, ranging from aquatic fitness to Zumba Gold. For detailed information about these classes, including class times, tuition and fees, or to register, visit the LBCC online schedule at www. linnbenton.edu, or call the Sweet Home Center at (541)367-6901. Beautification starts April 3 Sweet Home Beautification Committee will hold a work party to kick off its 2012 effort at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 3. Volunteers are welcome to meet at Key Bank parking lot on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month through Nov. 8. Bring your own tools and come prepared to plant and weed. Volunteers may enter a monthly drawing for a free lunch at a local restaurant. The April 3 event will involve work on the median strip in the downtown area. Future efforts will involve plantings at the city entrances at Highway 228 and 60th Avenue, and work on the hanging baskets along the median strip. For more information, contact Arlene at (541) 367-9100. 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, coffee or tea upon request and diabetic desserts are available on request. The lunch menu on Friday, March 30, is turkey or Krab salad sandwich half on wheat bread, lentil soup, carrot slaw and spiced apples. The menu for Monday, April 2, is homestyle pork patty or chicken patty with country gravy, garlic whipped potatoes, glazed carrots, seven grain bread and peaches. The menu for Tuesday, April 3, is scalloped potatoes and turkey ham or chicken pot pie, buttermilk biscuit, mixed vegetables, spinach Romaine salad and mixed fruit cup. For more information, call (541) 367-8843. Rock and Gem Show this weekend Sweet Home's 64th annual Rock and Gem Show will be held March 31 and April 1 in the Sweet Home High School Activity Gym at 1641 Long St., during the high school's spring break. Admission is 50 cents for adults and chil- dren 12 and under, accompanied by an adult, are free. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Rock clubs from around the northwest will display their finest stones, jewelry and carvings. Local Carnelian agates, Holley Blue agate and petrified wood from Holley are exciting dis- plays. Local school children may display egg carton collections also, winning ribbons and trophies. Each child attending receives a free egg filled with polished agates. Children may also purchase inexpensive grab bags of polished stones. Adults and children can spin a wheel during the silent auction and win prizes. Stop at the information booth for more in- formation. Bring a rock you'd like identified and an ex- pert will explain the kind of stone, how it was formed and its approximate age. Some rocks may be valuable. For other in- formation, ask at the information booth. Artists will demonstrate techniques, includ- ing how to crack geodes to display the splendor inside, making beads, and fine jewelry making, including on-the-spot jewelry made with stones brought by customers. Dealers will be selling rocks and minerals as well. Door prizes will be awarded each hour, both for children and adults. Plenty of parking is available, including dis- abled spots. Food will be available for purchase as well. James 1:2 5 Consider it all jo), my brethren. \\;vJacn \\;ou cncoun tcr various trials, knowing that tlac testing ot-your taith procluccs endurance. And let endurance have its per(ect result, st) that \\;ou may be per(cot and complete, lacking in nothing. But itTany of \\;ou lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generousl)' and without reproach, and it will bc given to him. Past(, Rick Ellingson, Colncrstotlc Fcllm, slaip