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le e "ra - May 2, 2012 VOUR COMMUNITV Page 7 m 00own From page 6 Shakespeare play. The monologue does not need to be memorized. Auditioners need to attend ei- ther the Sunday or Monday session but must also attend the Tuesday call backs if notified. For additional information. contact the OSU Theatre Office, (541 ) 737-2853 or George Caldwell at (541)737-4627 Workers to clean South Hills trail A work party is planned on the South Hills Trail. which follows the old Dollar Railroad line on the south edge of Sweet Home, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 12. Meet at Sankey Park at the parking lot near the Girl Scout House 114th and Hawthorne St. I. Participants will carpool/ caravan to the trail to clear brush, trees and blackberries. Bring gloves, rakes, wheelbarrows and any pruner/lopper device you want to use. Additional tools may be available. For more information, contact Jon Meier at (541) 367-5168. Postal carriers to collect food Sweet Home postal carriers will collect nonperishable foods for Stamp Out Hunger Day Satur- day, May 12. Local households should re- ceive a yellow, plastic, degradable food drive bag in their mail during the first week of May. Fill the bag (or any sturdy bag) with nutritious, nonperishable food and place it next to your mailbox early on Sat- urday, May 12. If you miss your letter carrier&apos;s daily visit, drop off your food do- nations at any local post office by Wednesday, May 16. All donated food stays in the community. In Sweet Home it will be distributed to local families in need of emer- gency food by Sweet Home Emer- gency Ministries. Suggested donation items in- clude canned meats, canned fruits and vegetables, peanut butter (highly desirable), chili, stew. soup, baking mixes, juices, vegetable oil. boxed foods, paper goods and hy- giene items. For more information, contact Dave Mengore at the Sweet Home Post Office. Mother's Day- 10% OFF for Mothers Sunday, May 13th Chel{ out our daily menu poslings on Facebool{ - follow Luveta Ruth's page. A&W to host Court fund-raiser The Sportsman's Holiday Court will hold an Order for the Court fund-raier from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 14. at A&W. 1010 Main St. A percentage of proceeds from restaurant sales during that period will be donated to the court. For information, contact Wen- dy at (541) 974-0883 Meals on Wheels weeklv 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. The Senior Center serves a separate lunch on Wednesdays. 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, May 4. is shoyu chicken or country meatballs, whipped potatoes and gravy, seasoned carrots, oat rye bread and pineapple tidbits. The menu for Monday, May 7. is board baked fish with dill sauce or beef mushroom patty, creamed potatoes, broccoli cuts. oatmeal bread and spiced applesauce. The menu for Tuesday, May 8. is sweet and sour chicken with rice or spaghetti with meat sauce. whole kernel corn. Romaine ice- berg salad, garlic roll and pears. For more information, call (541) 367-8843. D'u; collection event nets 128 pounds The Sweet Home Police Department. in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Administration. reported thal 53 people dropped off unwanted prescription medicines totaling 128 pounds during a prescription drug disposal drive held Saturday morning. Old prescriptions may be dropped off free at the Police Depart- lent. 1950 Main St., at any time. Animal medications are also ac- cepted, but syringes lancets and sharps are not allowed. SHPD has taken in more than 250 pounds of unwanted or ex- pired medications since 2010. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, msuse, and abuse. Call Community Services Officer Gina Riley at the police de- partment with any questions at (541) 367-5181. Ashton Scholarship deadline May 7 Completed applications for the 23rd annual Dan and Daisy Ash- ton Scholarship must be turned in by Monday, May 7. to Julie Harvey in the Counseling Office at Sweet Home High School. Applications are available from the Linn-Benton Community Col- lege Sweet Home Center. Applicants must be Sweet Home High School seniors or residents of the school district, attend LBCC m a certificate program, degree program or transfer program (preference s given to full-time students), have a minimum 2.5 GPA (current students only) and fill out the proper applica- tion form. Include two letters of recom- mendation from a teacher, admin- istrator or employer. Include a tran- script of grades (high school seniors or current college students only). The award will cover the cost of tuition at LBCC for a period of one school year. Applicants must be full- time students and maintain at least 12 credit hours per term. About one- third of winners are eligible for re- newal scholarships contingent upon funds available and student grades. Last year's recipients of the Ashton scholarship can reapply using the form on the high school web ste. The high school winners will be announced publicly at the annual awards assembly, and others will be announced in The New Era and noti- fied by mail. Scholarship winners must satis- factorily complete 12 hours per term with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Failure to maintain full-time status and a 2.0 GPA may result in the loss of schol- arship. Criteria for selection include financial need and (for high school students) participation in academic. community or school-sponsored ac- tivities. Preference is given to local ap- plicants who have participated in community activities. Preference is given to applicants in the commumty who have a high school diploma. GED or who successfully pass the ability to benefit test. The selection committee will be composed of community members. teachers and other school personnel. For more information, contacl Julie Harvey at (541) 367-7155. m s,I z Sweet Home ,: IJ4111U IE (541) 367-5353 :' i I "MIAT/A , ,, , iiiiy00-'slO ! i ) $1.00 TO Bake TAKE & BAKE i FIGARO'S Canadian bacon, sausage and pepperoni. I . Limit 3. Meatza Pizza -- Expiration date 5/11/2012 ,, PIZZA Valid at participating locations only. Void with other offers. 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