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Page 6 /00ROUND Town VCI Jl C_CMMIJNITV :lle  ra - December 5, 2012 Advocates for public needed Community Services Consor- tium is looking for new members to join its Community Action Ad- visory Council serving Linn, Ben- ton and Lincoln counties. The CAAC provides input to the CSC Governing Board and staff on key policy issues, assessment of CSC program risks and opportuni- ties, and serves as a knowledgeable advocate for the agency and its programs and services in the areas 1234 Long St., Sweet H, 541-'367-6161 J I I COMMUNITY CHAPEL Sunday Services at 9:00 & lO:30am Children's ministries for ages birth-6th grade 42250 Ames Creek Road Sweet Home 367:5106 Sweet Home  Mennonite Church 1266 44th Ave. PO Box 515 541-367-2848 Pstor-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 [ t iK 109W. Holley Rd. [ . Worship-lO:OOam [  541-367-3642 ! I Sweet Home ,J United M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h ] Open Hearts. Open Minds. ...... "" [ Open Doors ' A Reconciling Congregation 11:00 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School Free Meal - Tue, Wed & Fri - 5:00 pm 6th & Ironwood 541-367-3073 New He reilowshi W P Pentecostal Church of C, oct 9:3) am Sunday School I0:30 am Morning Worship 5:0[ pm Evening Worship Tues. 11 "30 am: Ladies meeting Wed. 7:00 pro: Bible Study 6+0/th Avenue 5H-I-367-7949 Key. Jo 9 SuJlenger, pastor CORN E RSTONE i LOWSlrZI' foursquare church Pastor Rick Ellingson You are welcome, just as you are 1234 Long St., Sweet Home, 541-367-6161 Services: 10 a.m. Sunday Elm Street Baptist Church (As,qociation of Reformed Baptist ("hutches of America) Sunday Services: Sunday School 9:45; 11:00 am Worship Prayer Meeting: Sunday 6:00 prn 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! ".hurch: 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 Attend The Church of Your Choice! of nutrition, education, economic stability and housing. The time commitment is approximately five hours per month. The application deadline is Monday, Dec. 31. For more infor- mation about the council or to ap- ply, please contact Linda Swaney at (541) 704-7643 or lswaney@ communityservices.us. Buy a tree, help a local youngster The Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Santiam has Christmas Trees available through Dec. 23. Trees are free with a minimum donation of $20, which will cover the cost of a child's annual mem- bershipto Club, or14 after-school meals, or two hours of academic support for 15 children, or two hours of fun and games in the gym for 30 children. By providing a membership you are hooking a child up with more than $500 of individual ser- vices and programming annually. The tree lot is open at the Sweet Home Boys and Girls Club during business hours and into the eve- ning, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends. For more information, contact the club at (541) 367-6421. Craft fair benefits special education A craft fair featuring work from local students with special needs will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Sweet Home District Office Board Room, 1920 Long St. It is open to the public. All proceeds will be used for funds for Basic Life Skills classesl Students will be handling sales until 3 p.m. Day 5 followup meeting Dec. 6 A meeting to discuss the prog- ress of efforts of local Day 5 En- richment programs will be heid at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Police Station Conference Room. Representatives of organiza- tions that have organized activi- ties for youngsters who are not in school on Fridays are encouraged to attend and provide a brief update on their Day 5 Enrichment pro- gram. An original meeting to dis- cuss and coordinate such programs was held in early September. Fire departments benefit dance- Sweet Home Squarenad- ers will hold a Fire Departments Benefit and New Dancers Square Dance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Oak Heights School Gym, 6th and Elm. The Plus begins at 7:30 with the square dance following, from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Leonard Snodgrass will call square dances, whileJack- ie Gale will cue round dances. A potluck will be held at the break. The dance is casual. Sug- gested donation is $5. A cash do- nation jar will be available for the Sweet Home Fire Department's Toys for Tots. The Squarenaders usually present the fire department with a cash donation each year: A hearing enhancement sys- tem is available. For more information, For in- formation call (541) 466-5536. Trails clean-up effort Saturday A group trail work party will be held from 10 a.m. to early after- noon on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Foster Lake Trail - Gedney Boat Ramp. Anyone who is interested in helping clear blackberries and oth- er debris from the trail bring your gloves, any tools, boots, and dress for the weather. For more information, e-mail Jon Meier at shctrails@gmail.com Soil Conservation District meeting The Linn Soil and Water Con- servation District will be holding its 66th annual meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the district office, 33935 Hwy. 99E, Suite B, Tangent. The public is invited to attend. Contact Linn SWCD to make res- ervations by Friday, Dec. 7. Guest speakers will be Mark Mellbye, a retired Oregon State University Extension agent, and Mike Plumer, retired from the Uni- versity of Illinois Extension. They will share their years of wisdom as well as information on their c01- laboration concerning the use of annual ryegrass as a winter cover crop in the Midwest. The Soil and Water Conservation District board will report on its activities and will present the SWCD Educator of the Year award. The regular board meeting will follow. Both meetings are open to the public. For more information or to make reservations please call (541) 926-2483 or e-mail Debra. Paul@or.nacdnet.net. Ladies Christmas Tea this Tuesday All ladies are invited to a high tea, themed "Christmas Tea" from 1 t :30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at First Christian Church, 170 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-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 yotir 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. El Grant St, Lebanon. Cost is $12 inclusive. Christmas music will be sung by Arnold Knox of the Knox Broth- ers gospel singing group. Shelly Kelly will be the guest speaker. She will speak on what it means to make "beauty from ashes". This event is sponsored by Lebanon Christian Women's Con- nection. On-site complimentary child- care is available. For reservations, call Nancy at (541) 259-1396 or Norma at (541) 259-5672. Quilt raffle for Fire Department The Sweet Home Fire Wom- en's Association is selling raffle tickets for a hand-made quilt. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20, available at the Sweet Home Fire Department. Proceeds go to the SHFWA Scholarship Fund. Raffle will be held on Dec. 13. Contact Kimberly Bell at (541) 990-2711. 'Nutcracker' on stage at LBCC Legacy Ballet will perform the classic holiday production of "The Nutcracker" at Linn-Benton Com- munity College's Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany, Dec. 13 and 14 at 7 p.m., and Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Legacy's performance will feature adult and child dancers from the community. Established in Albany in 2008, the dance com- pany offers ballet, jazz, hip-hop, modern and tap dance for ages three through adult. Tickets are $12 general admis- sion. Purchase online for no fee at www.linnbenton.edu/go/tickets, at the theater box office, by phone at (541) 917-4531, or one hour prior to the performance. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 to 10 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. 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 orl Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. The Senior Center serves a separate lunch on Wednesdays. First-time diners are invited to come in and have a free luhch to give it a try. Suggested donation is $3.50. The lunch menu for Friday, Dec. 7, is barbecued chicken sandwich or fish patty on a bun, green peas, sun- shine salad and fresh orange. The menu for Monday, Dec. 10, is cream chicken and vegetable or beef Swiss-style patty, whipped potatoes with gravy, seasoned Car- rots, potato wheat bread and choco- late oatmeal bar. The menu for Tuesday, Dec. 11, is beef and cabbage bake or macaroni and cheese, broccoli cuts, Romaine iceberg salad, onion roll and pears. For more information, call (541) 367-8843.