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Page 6 Vct ID ('CIVlMI JNITV AR()UNb T00)WN h G ra - April 25, 2012 Chamber mixer at ranger station The U.S. Forest Service Sweet Home Ranger District office will host a Chamber of Commerce Af- ter Hours event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at 4431 Main St. The event includes refresh- ments, business card door prizes- . 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'shappening, 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. ': o foursquare church Pastor Rick Ellingson You are welcome, just as you are 1234 Long St., Sweet Home 541.367-6161 Sevice. 10 a.m. Sunday COMMUNITY CHAPEL ,%/ at 8:30 & 10:30am Children's ministries for ages birth-rth grade 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 % Elm Street Baptist Church (Assx'ialion of Re[ormcd Bapdst ('hutches oj America) Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45; 11:00 am Worship Prayer Meeting: Sunday 6:00 pm 1150 Elm St. Sweet Home 541-3ff-5883 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 Fir Lawn [  Lutheran.Church | Worship-lO:O0 am | _ 541-367-3642 [ r I Sweet Home  United Methodist I Church J Open Hearts,  l Open Minds, -- Open Doors 9:30 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship Free Meal - Tue and Fri - 5:00 pm Ironwood 541-367-3073 First Baptist Church 2470 E. Main Street Pastor Danny Wya. Open Door Church 9:30 Sunday School 10:50 Wolship 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 pm Sunday Mass: 9:00 am Reconciliation: Saturday - 3:30-4:30 pm and a 50-50 drawing, plus lots of opportunities to network with fel- low business and community mem- bers. It will also include chances to tour the Sweet Home Ranger Dis- trict offices. The event is open to all cham- ber members, business owners and local residents interested in the chamber. Parenting class offered in SH Linn-Benton Community Col- lege is offering a "Live and Learn with your 1-, 2- and 3-Year-aids" class from 9:30 to 11:20 a.m. Wednesdays at the United Method- ist Church, 846 6th Ave. Cost is $25 for the term and anyone can join at any time during the term. Participants can pay and regis- ter at the class. Activities include crafts, read- ing, learning, having fun and bond- ing. A field trip to the fire depart- ment is planned for May 2. Meet and greet for candidate A meet-and-greet event will be held for County Commissioner Will Tucker, who is running for re- election, from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Sweet Home's VFW's Hall. Tucker plans tO bring along his father, a World War II veteran, for the event. The public is Welcome and dinner is available from 6 to 8 p.m. at $5 per person. The menu for dinner is open-face meatloaf sandwiches and potatoes. Gospe ! concert at Nazarene church A gospel concert will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Sweet Home Church of the Naza- rene, 415 Halley Road. Bethel Mountain Band will be the featured performers. For more information, contact Mike Wilson at (541) 367-3124. Square dance camp at Koinonia Sweet Home Squarenad- ors will hold a Camp Koinonia Campout and Square Dance Fri- day through Sunday, April 27-29, at Camp Koinonia, 43062 North River Road. Events include a dance from 7:30 to10:30 p.m. Friday, a Jive Workshop at 2 p.m. Saturday and a dance, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Breakfast will be served Saturday and Sunday, with dinner on Satur- day and a potluck on Friday. Square dance caller will be Leonard Snodgrass, with Jackie Gale cueing round dances. Cost is $65 per person for the weekend, $55 per person for Sat- urday and Sunday only, and $5 on Friday or Saturday for dances. For more information, call (541) 367-8216 or (541) 466- 5536. Prescription drug collection at PD The Sweet Home Police De- partment and the Drug Enforce- ment Administration will collect prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at SHPD, 1950 Main St. Bring your medications for free and anonymous disposal, no questions asked. Animal medica- tions are also accepted. No syring- es, lancets or sharps are allowed. For your convenience, this will be a drive-through and drop- off site. You don't even have to get out of your car. SHPD has a drop box available to local residents 24 hours a day in its lobby. For more information, contact Gina Riley at the police de- partment, (541) 367-5181. Medicare class at Senior Center New to Medicare? Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assis- tance (SHIBA) is offering presen- tation from 10 a.m. to noon Thurs- day, May 10, at the Sweet Home Senior Center to help you get your feet on the ground. The class will help participants understand the basics of Medicare and is designed for anyone new to the program. Information will be presented-in an unbiased fash- ion so participants can make edu- cated decisions about their health insurance. The class is intended for those about to turn 65 or who are already eligible for Medicare. Current Medicare recipients are also welcome to attend, as well as spouses and other relatives. Refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is required. To register, call (541) 812-0849. Steelheaders to hear from guide The Mid Valley Chapter Northwest Steelheaders will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Albany Senior Center. Curt Currey of Currey Guide Service will present a program on spring chinook fishing on the McKenzie River. His programs tend to be very interactive with the audience and he does not hesitate to share his knowledge and exper- tise. Currey also guides on the Si- letz, Coquille, Umpqua, Siuslaw, and Coos Rivers. The meeting is open to the pub- lic and all fishermen are cordially invited to attend this presentation. For more information, contact chapter President Bill Nyara at (541) 401-9559. Prostate cancer support group A Prostate Cancer Support Group will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Jim Riggs Community Center. This is the first of a planned monthhly support group, to be held on the first Thursday of the month. The group is open to adults - men and their family members or significant others - who have been diagnosed with or treated for pros- tate cancer. Discussion will include options for treatment, questions to ask the doctor and experiences of those who have been treated for the disease. The group will be led by Sweet Home native Krystina Tack, a medical physicist with prostate cancer research and clinical expe- rience from a large prostate cancer treatment facility in Chicago, Ill. While in the midwest, Tack partici- pated in a prostate cancer support group which helped many men and their families. For more informa- tion, contact tackmp@gmail.com National Day of Prayer May 3 Sweet Home's National Day of Prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints, at 1155 22nd Ave. Refreshments will be served following the service. [] See Town, page 7 Photo by Scott Swanson Spaghetti feed for Sunshine Sunshine Industries held a spaghetti dinner, feeding some 200, on April 13 to raise funds for the construction of a newfacili on Clark Mill Road. Helping in the kitchen at St. Helens Catholic Church are, from left, Jason Gorby, Ka O' Koch, Waynette Valdez, Jeremiah Ste- venson, Maureen Miner, Kathy Ives (barely visible) and Vernell Warner.