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Page 6 V, J ("'&hMMIJNITV 1/ Ma, ra - July 18, 2012 AROUND TOWN Free Medicare class Thursday Senior Health Insurance Ben- efits Assistance will hold a Medi- care class on July 19 that will cover the basics of Medicare - parts A, B, C and D. The SHIBA class is designed for anyone who will be eligible for Medicare within a few months or is new to Medicare. It is also a valu- able class for current beneficiaries that would like a better understand- ing of their Medicare benefits and I s  p a foursquare church You are welcome, just as you are 1234 Long St., Sweet Home. 541-367-6161 Smices: 10 a:m. Sunday 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 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 , Fir Lawn  Lutheran Church !) 109 W. HolIw Rd.  Worship-lO:OOam , -, 541-367-3642 i .................................. I Sweet Home United M e t h o d i s t Church en Hearts, I Open Minds, 1 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 W P Pentecostal Church o: God 9:30 am Sunday School 10!30 am Morning Worship 5:00 pm Evening Worship ruesl ] 1:30 am: Ladies meeting Wed. 7:00 pm: Bible Study 6+0 yth Avenue Y+l-F67-7Wr9 Eev. Jo 5utlenger, pastor . '*-Y" 7 Elm Street Baptist Church (Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America) Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45; 1'1:00 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 ...................... / .............................................. 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 i .............. Attend The Church of Your Choice! options for changes or additional coverage. Spouses and other rela- tives are welcome to attend the class as well. This informative class is at the LBCC Lebanon An- nex Center from 1!30 to 3:30 p.m. and reservations are required. The class is taught by an unbi- ased SHIBA Counselor and spon- sored by Linn-Benton RSVE For more information or to enroll, call (541) 812-0849. Fusion folk at Marks Ridge Jennings and Keller will per- form fusion folk music at 7 p.m. Friday, July 20, at Marks Ridge Winery, 29255 Berlin Road. The Miami, Fla.-based duo of Laurie Jennings Oudin and Dana Keller plays "Fusion Folk Ameri- cana," with two CD's released since 2007. A former Shakespear- can actress, Oudin is the former proprietress of The Main Street Cafe, which was viewed across the country as the premier acous- tic music venue in Florida before it closed in June 2006, since which time she has devoted her timeto her musical career. Keller is a veteran pedal steel, dobro, and guitar player who has spent years performing on stage or in the studio with such artists as Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, Stevie Wonder, Larry Graham, Marvin Gaye, Dave Mason, Johnny Ro- driguez and The Allen Brothers, to name a few. He has opened for Spirit, Pure Prairie League, Gor- don Lightfoot, Waylon Jennings, and Buck Owens. He has been an endorsee of the Gretsch Guitar and Drum Company since 1980. Bring a picnic dinner and ar- rive early to enjoy one of the bev- erages offered by Marks Ridge. Tickets are $10 each. Children 12 to 20 are $5 and those under 12 are free, welcome with parental per- mission. Concerts are held outside on the stone patio unless weather does not permit. For more information, call (541) 367-3292 or visit www. marksridge.com. Farmer's Market concert July 21 Oregon native and Nashville recording artist/songwriter Bobbi- Lynn Forbus will perform from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 21, at the Sweet Home Farmers Market in the Thriftway parking lot. She will perform cuts from her original country music CD "Bob- biLynn Halfway Home," released under the Midland Record label in Nashville, Tenn. CDs and band merchandise will be available at the event. Adults and families who are enrolled in the Supplemental Nu- trition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) can use their Oregon Trail card at the farm- ers' market to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, plant starts, meat, dairy and bread. People who spend at least $6 of their SNAP benefits at the market get an extra $6 in mar- ket tokens redeemable for fresh foods. For more information on the SNAP benefits, contact Katy at katy@tenriversfoodweb.org or call (541) 602-7278. VBS offered at local churches Vacation Bible School will be held at two local churches July 23- 27. Bethel Lutheran, at 2590 Long St., will hold VBS for ages 3 through sixth grade from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each day. Activities include singing, Bible study, crafts, games, snacks and lunch. The theme is "Amazing Desert Journey." For more information, call (541) 367-1603. Hillside Fellowship, at 501 W. Nandina St., will hold VBS from 9 a.m. to noon July 23-27 for chil- dren who will enter kindergarten through sixth grade this fall. The theme is "Sky: Everything is Pos- sible with God." Register online at http://www. hillsidefellowship.com/vbs or call (54l) 367-5364 for more informa- tion. Frozen fruit sale for scholarships PEO Chapter DD is taking or- ders for flash frozen blueberries, marion berries or strawberries. All proceeds go for scholar- ships for women continuing their college education. Three local women, Jill Wilson, Nora Jean LeMar and Terra Nelson were re- cently awarded PEO scholarships to use in pursuing their degrees. The .berries are flash frozen in a nine-pound pail and sell for $25. The order deadline is July 25 and the berries arrive Aug. 18. To order, contact Jane Strom at (541) 367-7054 or Cynde Burford at (541) 367-8677. 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. 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. 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, July 20, is roast turkey or home- style pork patty, whipped potatoes and gravy, Lyonnaise potatoes, green peas, wheat bread and fresh watermelon. The menu for Monday, July 23, is Krab patty with Tartar sauce or baked ham with orange glaze, colcannon potatoes, lima beans, cracked wheat bread and frosted chocolate cake. The menu for Tuesday, July 24, is meatloaf or turkey pastrami sandwich half on wheat bread, vegetarian vegetable soup, creamy coleslaw and applesauce. For more information, call (541) 367-8843. Neal McCoy meet-and-greet fund-raiser for SH foundation The Oregon Jamboree is host- ing a fund-raiser meet-and-greet reception for this year's Jamboree host, Neal McCoy, at 3 p.m. Fri- day, Aug. 3, at the Boys and (Girls Club. The event will benefit the Sweet Home Foundation, which grants funding to local non-profit groups. Sales are limited to 50 tick- ets. Cost is a tax-deductible $50 donation to the SHCF. The event includes a a backstage tour of the Oregon Jamboree, snacks and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcohol- ic), a mini acoustic performance by Neal McCoy and the possibility of a photo op with McCoy. A Jamboree ticket is not re- quired to attend the exclusive event; however, the event does not include admission to the Jamboree itself. Tickets will be sold by e-mail only. To participate, e-mail the foundation at SHCF97386@gmail. com. You will receive a reply that will confirm whether or not you have a ticket. You will then receive your ticket number(s) and you can make your donation to SHCF via PayPal (www.paypal.com) via payment. Once payment is received, we will send you your ticket(s) to the address provided during PayPal checkout or you can arrange local pick-up prior to the event. You will bring your ticket to the Boys & Girls Club located on 18th Avenue (within the Jamboree grounds - so you must walk in) and exchange it for a wristband for this event. Applicants for tickets will be notified via e-mail of future fund- raising receptions. Donations over $50 per ticket will go into an exclusive drawing at the event. To see a list of groups that will benefit from the event, visit www. sweethomecommunityfoundation. org. C0mer Reformer Martin I,uther once wrote, "Do you think God is sleeping on a pillow in heaven? God is wholly present in all creation, in every corner, behind you and betore ,you." Theret-ore, wherever we are whether gathered as a church communities, out in nature, or hanging with friends we acknowledge God's presence with us. Rex' April Hail Cutting, Sxeet Home United Mcthodist Church