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Page 6 vcii OcmmtJNItv :lt b r - September 26, 2012 AROUNb TOWN Samaritan CEO to speak in SH The Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce will host a dinner forum at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26, at which Samaritan Health Services CEO and President Larry Mullins will discuss the future of healthcare and its effects on businesses. The dinner forum replaces the usual quarterly luncheon forum, said Heidi Seito of the Chamber of Commerce. "It's about the future of healthcare and what it's going to l, - --"b foursquare church Pastor Rick Blingson- You are welcome, just as you are 1234 Long St., Sweet Home, 541-367-6161 Services: 10 a.m. Sunday COMMUNITY CHAPEL ?  Sunday Services at 8:30 & lO:30arn Children's ministries for ages birth+6th grade 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367-5106 S" 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 Sweet Home  Mennonite Church 1266 44th Ave. PC Box515 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 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! 7hutch: 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 , Sweet Home ! United Methodist Church I Open Hearts, I Open Minds, ..... " ! Open Doors ! A Reconciling Congregation 4:00 pin Worship pm Sunday School Free Meal - Tue, Wed & Fri - 5:00 pm 6th & Ironwood 541-367-3073 New Ha rellowshi W-. P Pentecostal Church o" God 9:30 am Sunday Sch6ol 10:30 am Morning Worship 5:00 pm Evening Worship Tues. ] 1:30 am! Ladies meeting Wed. 7:00 pm: Bible Study 6"t0 pth Avenue Y,+1-)67-79+9 R.ev. Joq 5ullenger, pastor 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 Attend The Church of Your Choice! mean to businesses." The forum is related the fed- eral Patient Protection and Afford- able Care Act, which will require individuals and businesses to pro- vide healthcare insurance: "It's going to have a wide vari- ety of effects," Saito said. The dinner will be held at the Sweet Home Police Department. The cost is $7 for chamber mem- bers and $10 for non-members. The menu includes a BLT or chef salad provided by The Point Res- taurant. "It's really important to RSVP, because seating is limited," Saito said. Contact the chamber at (541) 367-6186 for more information. Master gardener class offered Now is the time to apply for the daytime option of the OSU Ex- tension Service Master Gardener Program in Lane County, one of the most popular volunteer pro- grams in Oregon. Orientation will be held Dec. 5, 2012 and classes will meet Wednesdays, Jan. 9 to March 13, 2013 from 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Applications accepted through Oct. 15. For more information, contact the OSU Extension Service office at (541) 344-5859. SHPD pospones Citizens Academy Sweet Home Police Depart- meat's Citizen's Academy, which had been scheduled to start Sept. 20, has been cancelled due to a shortage of applicants. For the police department to justify overtime to those officers teaching classes, a full classroom is necessary, according to a depart- ment spokesperson. SHPD will keep those applications received on file and will attempt the class again in the spring. The department is also look- inginto offering a modified youth academy for junior high and high school students early next year, to be held on Fridays for students who have that extra day off. More information will be available as it develops. Volunteers for museum needed The Linn County Historical Museum needs your help to keep local history alive. Volunteers are needed to give at least one day a month as greet- ers, researchers, and docents. Meet people from all over the world and join the group of dedicated staff and volunteers. Volunteers help preserve Linn County history for generations to come. For more information, e- mail lchm@centurytel.net or call (541) 466-3390. SH LBCC classes subjects vary Three free food preservation classes will be held on Thursdays from 6 to 8:50 p.m. at the LBCC Sweet Home Center, beginning Sept. 27. Taught by OSU Master Food Preservers, topics include Freezing and Dehydrating Foods on Sept. 26; Canning Fruits, James and Jellies on Oct. 18; and CanningMeats, Fish, Game and Veggies on Nov 8. Class tuition is free, however, each class has a $7 supply fee pay- able in class. Other fall term classes offered at the Sweet Home center include Digital Photography, Your Digital SLR Camera and Computer Basics. For more information, visit the LBCC online schedule at www.linn- benton.edu or call the LBCC Sweet Home Center at (541) 367-6901. ment of Fish and Wildlife's Marine Resources Program, will discuss Dungeness crab biology and man- agement. How old isa legal crab? His presentation will describe how crabs grow, reproduce, and live in estuaries and the open ocean. He will also outline the regulations and policies that have supported recreational and commercial crab fisheries for over 100 years. In ad- dition, interesting results from re- cent crab research projects will be presented. After the presentation, Ains- worth will also be available to dis- cuss other shellfish-related ques- tions. Free Wednesd ay gardening series OSU Master Gardeners will present the free Fall Gardening se- ries Thursdays from noon to 12:50 p.m. beginning Sept. 27 at the LBCC Sweet Home Center, room SHC-101, 1661 Long St. Different topics will be dis- cussed each week and include at- tracting birds, bees and butterflies; winter plant damage and plant problems; cold frames; how to build Mason bee habitats; how to store root crops and more. For a complete list of topics and dates, contact the Sweet Home Cen- ter at (541) 367-6901. Gospel concert at Nazarene church A gospel music concert will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Church of the Nazarene, 415 Halley Road Jericho Road, a Siletz-based Christian bluegrass band, will per- form. For more information, call (541) 367-3124. GOP candidate to visit SH Saturday Art'Robinson, the Republican candidate for Oregon's 4th Congres- sional District seat, will visit Sweet Home Saturday, Sept. 29. Robinson will go door-to-door, starting at the Community Center, 878 18th Ave., at 4 p.m., and will then hold a town hall-style meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the center. The public is invited. Steelheaders to meet Oct. 3 MidValley Steelheaders will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave. Justin Ainsworth, shellfish biologist with the Oregon Depart- Peregrine falcon wilderness hike The Sweet Home Ranger Dis- trict will conduct a public field trip into the Menagerie Wilderness starting at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at the Ranger District headquarters, 4431 Hwy 20. The purpose of the trip into the wilderness east of Sweet Home is to discuss with interested par= ties the current peregrine falcon closure area which is currently in place and discuss some potential proposed new boundaries based upon the latest science of Peregrine Management. Bring appropriate footwear, raingearand a lunch. Those interested should RSVP with Jeremy Marshall b e-mailing jmarshall02@fs.fed.us or by call- ing (541) 367-3540. Meals on Wheels weekly menu Meals on Wheels, also known as Your Table or Ours, offers lunch at the Sweet Home Com- munity Center to seniors over 60 at noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. Suggested donation is $3.50. All meals are served with milk, coffee or tea upon request and diabetic desserts are available on request. The lunch menu on Friday, Sept. 28, is roast ffarkey with gravy or a beef mushroom patty, whipped potatoes, country trio. vegetables, dill wheat bread and poppyseed cake. The menu for Monday, Oct. 1, is white bean and chicken chili or scalloped potatoes and turkey ham, seasoned carrots, marinated zucchini salad, cornmeal roll and chocolate pudding. The menu for Tuesday, Oct. 2, is ground beef stew or chick- en tetrazzini, whole kernel corn, tossed salad, whole wheat roll and applesauce. For more information, call (541) 367-8843. To submit information about an upcoming event for inclusion in /ROUNb 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-proft 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.