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Page 6 Vctm {'_tMMI INITV ]le " "ra - April 11,2012 AROUND TOWN LBCC Career Fair Wednesday Linn-Benton Community College's 34th annual Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in the Activities Center gym, Albany campus, 6500 Pacific Blvd. S.W. More than 50 businesses, industries and government agen- cies will provide information on careers and employment oppor- tunities. College advisors will be available to answer questions on career and technical training pro- grams. Be prepared to ask questions, distribute your resume and com- plete applications. For sample in- terview questions and tips, check out the college web site at www. linnbenton.edu/go/career-fair and click "Job Seeker Links" on the left hand side of the page. Employment, training and family needs agencies will be on hand to inform job seekers about their services. LBCC will offer workshops to enhance job search skills, and employment special- ists will provide resume and in- terviewing workshops. For a list of participating employers and programs, visit http://linnbentoncommunitycol- lege.blogspot.com/2012/03/lbcc- holds-34th-annual-career-fair. html. COMMUNITY CHAPEL m Sunday Services at 8:30 & lO:30am Children's n'dnistries for ages birth-6th grade .,= coRo ! eiiiiiiiiiiiil ' .... a foursquare church Pastor Rick Ellingson You are welcome, just as you are 1234 LOnCJ St., Sweet Home, 341-367-6161 Services: 10 a.m. Sunday 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 , Sweet Home Mennonite Church 1266 44thAve. 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 t Fir Lawn ' Lutheran Church ! li 109 W. Holley Rd..   Worship-10:00 am 2=S 541-367-3642 I Sweet Home  United T Methodist | Church  ' I 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 541-367-31)73 ..... ,=,;  . 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 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 I 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 Vigik 5:30 pm Sunday Mass: 9:00 am Reconciliation: Saturday - 3:30-4:30 pm PEO plant sale ends 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. Sunshine spagetti fund-raiser Friday Sunshine Industries will hold a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at St. Hel- ens Catholic Church Hall, 815 5th Ave. The event is a fund-raiser for Sunshine, which provides educa- tion, assistance and employment opportunities for developmentally disabled adults in east Linn County. Sunshine is raising money to build a new facility on Clark Mill Road. A program, including musical performances by Sunshine clients, will follow the dinner, from 7:30 to 8 p.m. Donations will be accepted at the door. Silver Ring Thing at River Center Silver Ring Thing, an absti- nence program for teens, will be presented from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednes- day, April 11, at The River Center. Tickets are $5 online or $8 at the door and the optional ring is an additional $20. There will be a sep- arate parents' session also begin- ning at 7 p.m., which is designed to help parents support their child's decision. For more information visit www.silverringthing.com. Republicans plan candiate forums Linn County Republicans will hold a Linn County Commissioner Candidates Forum beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at Pop's Branding Iron, 901 Pacific Bird SE, Albany. Commissioners Roger Ny- quist and Will Tucker will be there, along with candidate Christine Ruck, who is running for Tucker's position. Social time begins at 5:30 with the meeting starting at 6. Purchase of food or beverage is optional. Also, on Thursday, April 19, Kelly Lovelace and Jacob Dan- iels, Republican candidates for the state House District 11 seat oc- cupied by Phil Barnhart, will face off in a forum at the River Bend Resort, 23650 Peoria Road, Har- risburg. Coffee, tea and cookies will be provided. An RSVP is appreciated for planning purposes. For information or to RSVP, contact Jo Rae Perkins at (541) 979-5395. Meet-and-greet for candidate A meet-and-greet for Christine Ruck, candidate for Linn County Commissioner position 3, will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the Cedar Shack. All are welcome. Bring your questions. 'A Cappella' concert at LBCC The inaugural "Celebration of A Cappella" will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Linn-Ben- ton Community College's Russell Tripp Performance Center, Takena Hall, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Al- bany. The concert will feature a cap- pella performances by LBCC's Blue Light Special and The Sirens, Rezonate, Oregon State Universi- ty's "Divine," Portland State Uni- versity's "The Green Notes," The No Names, and West Albany High School's a cappella group. Tickets will be available at the door for $10 general admission, $7 for students and seniors, and $5 for children under 12. For more -information, con- tact the LBCC theater box office at (541) 917-4531. SAFE can and bottle drive The 2012 Senior Alcohol Free Entertainment organizing commit- tee will hold its last can and bottle drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Satur- day, April 14, at Sweet Home High School. Local residents are invited to drop off their cans and bottles at the high school or call (541) 367- 6962 for special pickup. Proceeds will go to fund the all-night SAFE party, which is held immediately following the high school graduation in June. Squarenaders gospel night Sweet Home Squarenaders will hold a Gospel Square Dance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at 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 writing. Oak Heights School Gym, 6th Avenue and Elm Street. Square dance caller will be Leonard Snodgrass, while Jackie Gale will cue round dances. A potluck will be held at the break. Cost is $5 for adults, $4 for youth. A hearing enhancement sys- tem is available. For information, call (541) 466-5536. Letterboxing hike at Cheadle Park A Letterboxing Hike will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Cheadle Lake. The event is hosted by Build Lebanon Trails and Girl Scout Troop 20285, which will introduce participatnts to letterboxing. Letterboxing combines hiking with a bit of mystery and explora- tion. The Girl Scouts have hidden boxes along the Cheadle Lake trail and are prepared to share clues to the locations along with informa- tion about the sport of letterboxing. Youngsters are particularly encour- aged to participate. The event will begin at 10 a.m. at the Cheadle Lake boat ramp on River Road. Steelheaders plan annual banquet The Mid Valley Chapter of the Northwest Steelheaders will hold its annual banquet beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the American Legion on the cor- ner of Hwy 20 and Vine Street in Lebanon. Parking is in the back. Hap- py hour and the silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. The program will begin at 7 p.m. Bob Ross will present an in- teractive program of his photog- raphy of Oregon including some mystery pictures for participants to identify. Installation of officers and board members will follow, along with recognition of chap- ter achievements during the past year. The menu is a choice of fresh crab (if available) or salmon, or prime rib dinner at $18 per person or chicken cordon bleu at $15 per person. All meals include salad, hot vegetable, roll and dessert. If planning to attend, e-mail Bill Pavlisick at billandaj @ centu- rytel.net or call him at (541) 259- 3028 and leave a message. Tick- ets may be purchased at the door. Methodists to talk 'Change' Sweet Home's United Meth- odist Church will host a four-week discussion group, on "The Biology of Perception and Psychology of Change," beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, April 15, at 845 6th Ave. Biologist Bruce Lipton and psychologist Rob Williams will present by DVD how our beliefs af- fect our physical makeup and how changing our beliefs about our- selves can make positive changes in our lives. See Town, page 7