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Page 6 VOlJR (-~.ol~ll~ll JNITV The - July 1 I, 2012 ROUND N Artist's reception Wednesday A reception for local artist Brittany Donnell, whose work is on display this month at Key Bank, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednes- 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 Sweet Home Mennonite Church 1266 44th Ave. P0 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 Jl ! , I I utea Cut [ 109W. Holley Rd. [ I Worship-lO:O0 am [ Sweet Home United Methodist J Church :; en Hearts, 'l 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 New Ho rellowshi Pe P Pentecostal Church o~c God ..... 9:30 am Sunday School !0:30 am Morning Worship 5:00 pm Evening Worship Tues. 11:30 am: Ladies meeting ....... Wed. 7:00 pm: Bible Study d+o 9th Avenue F+1-367-79+9 Rev. Oo~l 5ullenger, pastor day, July 11, at the bank, 1199 10th Ave. In addition to refreshments, the event will provide a chance to mingle with the community and meet the artists. For more information, contact Belinda Exner at (541) 367-5144. Elm Street Baptist Church (Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America) Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45; 11 :O0 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 Sweet Home Christian Church Minister Dale Robinson 18th & Long Street, Sweet Home (541) 367-2094 shcc18th-long@centurytel.net BETHEL LUTHERA~N CHURCH LCMS All Welcome Church: 541-367-4838 Home: 541-'259-2826 9:00 Bible Study 10:30 Divine Worship 7:00 Bible Study,Thursday 2590 Long St., Sweet Home Attend The Church of Your Choice.* Jazz group to Your Winter Garden from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Cascade play at winery Democratsto Elementary School garden, 2163 The Van Meyers will perform select candidate South 7th St., Lebanon. Learn what to plant, when to at 7 p.m. Friday, July 13, at Marks The Democratic Party will plant it and how to protect it from Ridge Winery, 29255 Berlin Road. hold a nominating convention at the weather, so you can eat home- The Corvallis-based explor- 5 p.m. Sunday, July 15, to choose grown vegetables all winter long. atory/improv-jazz group is per- a candidate to run against Repub- It's easy, the trick is to start plan- forming as part of the winery's lican Andy Olson for the state ning and preparing in summer. 2012 Summer Concert Series. House District 15 seat, at the Linn Speakers will be Rose Marie Nich- Bring a picnic dinner and dr- County Democratic Party Office, ols McGee of Nichols Garden five early to enjoy one of the bev- 250 Broadalbin St., Albany.Nursery, Gall Langellotto of Or- erages offered by Marks Ridge. Nominations to become the egon State University Extension Tickets are $10 each. Children 12 Democratic candidate will be taken Master Gardeners, and Andrew to 20 are $5 and those under 12 are from the floor at the House District Still of Adaptive Seeds. Seeds and free, welcome with parental per- 15 Nominating Convention. In order plant starts will be available. Light mission. Concerts are held outside to qualify to serve, you must be a refreshments will be available. on the stone patio unless weather registered Democrat for at least 180 For any questions, please contact does not permit, days prior to the Nominating Con- Spencer at (541) 602-7279 or spen- For more information, call vention and you must have lived cer@tenriversfoodweb.org. (541) 367-3292 or visit www.within the district for at least one marksridge.com, year prior to the general election. All current House District 15 Meals on Wheels Mile run / walk Democratic precinct committee- kly persons are eligible to cast nomi- wee menu this .qt dv nating votes at the convention. Meals on Wheels, also known _a_ur_a./ Committeepersons must be physi- as Your Table or Ours, offers lunch at Runners and walkers are invit- rally present to cast their votes and the Sweet Home Community Center ed to participate Saturday, July 14, may not designate a substitute, to seniors over 60 at noon on Mon- in the Sportsman's Holiday Mile days, Tuesdays and Fridays. and Downtown Holiday Stroll at io The Senior Center serves a sep- 10 a.m., prior to the Grand Parade Median strx arate lunch on Wednesdays. at 11 a.m. lr~," The mile run will start and uw, eep Tuesday First-time diners are invited to come in and have a free lunch to give end at Sweet Home High School, Volunteers are needed to help it atry. following the parade route along with upkeep of the Main Street me- Suggested donation is $3.50. Main and Long streets. Cost is a dian strip and other Sweet Home All meals are served with milk, cof- donation to the Sweet Home High Beautification plantings, fee or tea upon request and diabetic School track and cross-country The next work party begins at desserts are available on request. programs. All competitors will be 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, in front The lunch menu on Friday, July eligible for prizes and giveaways of Key Bank. Bring your tools and 13, is rotisserie chicken or beef patty and there will be special awards come prepared to plant and weed. with gravy, Lyonnaise potatoes, peas, for Sweet Home High School Volunteers may enter a draw- wheat bread and fresh watermelon. alumni here for the All-Years Re- ing held each month for a free The menu for Monday, July 16, union, lunch at a Sweet Home restaurant, is creamed chicken and vegetables or The Downtown Holiday Stroll For more information, contact teriyaki meatballs over rice, cut green will include stops at downtown Arlene at (541) 367-9100. beans, marinated spring garden salad Sweet Home businesses, which and cinnamon applesauce. will offer specials and samples for Garden icy The menu for Tuesday, July 17, anmno is chicken pasta or ham and potato participants. Register at The New Era, workshop offered mini salad over spinach Romaine, 1313 Main St. or at Steelhead minestrone soup, wheat roll and gym, 1295 Main St. or sign up at The Ten Rivers Food Web Eastchocolate chip bar. the race in front of SHHS before Linn County chapter will presentFor more information, call 9:30 a.m. a free workshop on Planning for (541) 367-8843. Weber's school board seat declared vacant By Scan C. Morgan Received a comparison of from $126,000 to $22,000, a Of The New Era spending between the now complete decrease of 8.3 percent each year. The District 55 School Board 2011-12 school year and the 2001- The district has delayed buying declared Billie Weber's position on 02 school year. Spending in the textbooks, driving down this the board vacant. General Fund increased from $14.2 expenditure, Strong said. "We have somebody who hasn't millionto $17.4 million in that Hired former Sweet Home attended meetings and has recently period, an average annual change of High School Principal Pat Stineff as been moved out of the community," 2.3-percent increase. ACT Coordinator for the 2012-13 said Chairman Jason Redick. The largest increases in school year. She has missed four meetings, spending were in Public Employees Hired Steven Brown as said Supt. Don Schrader. She got Retirement System payments, from a teacher on special assignment sick, and she's actually moved to $1.5 million to $2 million, an average serving as athletic director Lake Oswego where she is receiving annual change of 3.6 percent, and handling student behavior care. Insurance benefits increasedmanagement duties at SHHS. The board voted 5-0 to declare by 3.8 percent per year, from $1.37 Hired Chelsea Gagner as the seat vacant. Voting yes were million to $1.9 million, language arts teacher at Sweet Michael E. Adams, Chanz Keeney, That is an expense where Home Junior High. Dale Keene, Chairman Jason employees have also faced Hired Tomas Rosa as Redick and Mike Reynolds. Absent increasingcosts out of their pockets, language arts teacher at Sweet Home were Weber, Jenny Daniels, David said BusinessManager Kevin High School. VanDerlip and Kevin Burger. Strong. Hired Rex Hoffman as The district is accepting Classified salaries increased counselor for Hawthorne and applications. It is open to residents from $2.35 million to $2.8 million, Holley. across the School District. For more a change of 1.9 percent per year. Hired Monica Turkish as .5 information about serving on the Licensed salaries increased from full-time equivalent kindergarten board or for an application, contact $4.5 million to $4.82 million, a teacher at Foster. the district at (541) 367-7126 or change of.7 percent peryear. Accepted the resignation drop by the Central Office, 1900Administrative salaries of Julie Thompson, Hawthorne Long St. decreased from $1.029 million to kindergarten teacher. Weber?s term expires June $1.002 million per year, an annual Accepted the resignation of 30, 2013. Anyone appointed to the decrease of .3 percent. Strong Dawn Dalton resigned from .5 FTE position will face an election in the said that reflects the absence of an kindergarten teacher at Foster as spring, aquatics director salary in 2011-12. ' part of the contract procedure that In other business, the board: Textbook spending decreased enables her to share her job. Comer Each of us experiences God in our own way. As we share in a spiritual community, our understanding of God grows and changes. When we begin to wonder about God, we give each other MORE GOD. Being the Body of Christ is expressed in concrete actions of love and faithfulness. That is the gift o( church. Rev April Hall Cutting, Sweet Home United Methodist Church