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OF THE WEEK:
Mang Chiropractic & Pain Relief Clinic
By Lisa Carroll, Staff Writer
Calvin E. Mang, D.C. P.C., has been serving the Bay area
community via Mang Chiropractic and Pain Relief Clinic since 1973. Mang
Chiropractic is licensed by the Oregon State Board and certified in
Bioenergetic Synchronization Technique Morter Health Systems.
Chiropractic is an alternative medicine with an approach
to healing centered on diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders
of the neuromusculoskeletal system, and the effects of these disorders
on general health. Most Chiropractors today emphasize manual and
manipulative therapy for the treatment of vertebral subluxations, which
chiropractors maintain is a dysfunctional, biomechanical spinal segment
which is fixated and in turn causes distress in the body. According to
polls cited by WebMD, chiropractic treatments ranked ahead of all
conventional treatments for back pain, followed closely by deep-tissue
massage. Read More>>>
Contributed By: Amanda D’Souza, Public Relations Coordinator - Oregon Coast Community Action
Oregon Coast Community Action still has sufficient
funding to install new energy efficient furnaces for low-income
households in Coos County who may be facing emergency heating needs due
to broken, older, or inefficient heating systems. Funding will be used
to install 15 Energy Start heat systems in qualifying households. To
find out if you qualify or for more information, please call Ashley at
(541) 435-7080 ext. 345 or stop by the 2nd floor of ORCCA offices
located at 1855 Thomas Ave. in Coos Bay, behind Staples, or visit www.orcca.us.
Native American Weatherization Assistance
Contributed By: Amanda D’Souza, Public Relations Coordinator - Oregon Coast Community Action
Oregon Coast Community Action still has funding to
weatherize housing for Native Americans from federally recognized
tribes that utilize services from Coos-Curry Electric, City of Bandon,
or Central Lincoln PUD. Weatherization services aim to increase
household energy efficiency and reduce energy costs through activities
such as insulation, air sealing, and energy-related repairs. To find
out if you qualify or for more information, please call Lisa at (541)
435-7080 ext. 330, stop by the 2nd floor of ORCCA offices located at
1855 Thomas Ave. in Coos Bay, behind Staples, or visit www.orcca.us.
|NB Free Mobile Summer Lunch Program
By Lisa Carroll, Staff Writer
Children perk up when they hear that familiar music playing at just the
right time of day. As soon as they see a brightly painted little
truck coming down the street, they run over to meet it as it pulls into
its designated stop. Is this an ice cream truck that has the kids so
excited? No, even better! It’s the lunch truck, and what’s
more, lunch is completely free!
The North Bend School District has been serving free summer lunch on
site since 1996, but many students have difficulty getting to the free
meal when school is out of session because the buses do not run.
In 1998, in an attempt to get the food to where the kids were, some
employees loaded up their cars with coolers and began delivering the
food to a few locations. Word spread and the program grew, but was
limited in scope, partly because it was difficult to keep enough food
at optimum temperatures using the employees personal vehicles.
Thanks to food delivery trucks acquired via a USDA Rural Transportation
Grant, these days the Summer Lunch Program is able to deliver a
nutritious lunch to many more children. The trucks are equipped to
carry food from site to site, having separate compartments to keep hot
and cold foods at safe temperatures, which allows the program to reach
further into our rural areas. Also, in an effort to
make the mission even safer, part of the grant was to ensure the trucks
are easily recognizable by site and sound. They play music and are
painted with vivid pictures of airplanes, surfers, and dancing
vegetables. Because the trucks are easily identifiable, the children
can feel confident they know who is offering them food.
Rhonda Hoffine, Food Services Director, is happy to see the program is
so well utilized. By delivering food to sites around the
county, the schools are able to feed more students than serving lunch
at a stationary location. “When we started this mission, we
wanted to be able to go to them, not have them come to us. Kids
aren’t able to drive, and some live a long ways out. Even kids
who live in town have to think about traffic. So this makes it much
easier for kids to have a healthy lunch.”
“This is our most rewarding program,” said Linda Gault,
Assistant Food Services Director. “The kids know where
we’ll be, and they’ll run to line up when they see us.
It’s beautiful to see them.”
Meeting for lunch is a great way to refuel in the middle of a long
summer’s day, and it is a social event as well. Parents and
caregivers have a chance to mingle while the kids enjoy their lunches
and play together afterward. “We generally serve summertime
foods that don’t need utensils to eat,” Rhonda shared.
“We try to make healthy choices like whole wheat bread and low
fat cheese. There are always fresh fruits and vegetables.”
Currently, the summer lunch program serves approximately 750 children
via 28 stops located throughout North Bend, Reedsport, Coquille, and
Myrtle Point. Lunches are free to from preschool to 18 years of age.
Lunches are served Monday through Friday. For a complete list of free
lunch sites, call 756-8305 or 541-756-2521.
Photo Caption: Rhonda Hoffine (R), NB schools Food
Services Director, and Linda Gault (L), Assistant Food Services
Director, feel the Summer Lunch program is their most rewarding.
|Spaghetti Feed & Dessert Auction
The Coquille Fraternal Order of Eagles #2196 will be
hosting a Benefit Spaghetti Feed and Dessert Auction on May 18, 2013
from 4-7 P.M. Cost is $7.00. Proceeds are for Joshua Neumann he is a 24
year old man with leukemia waiting for a bone marrow transplant. Funds
raised from the Benefit will go toward helping with related
The Eagles Lodge is located at 581 N. Alder in Coquille.
The Event is open to the public. Donations may also be made in
Josh’s name at any Sterling Bank.
For your information our Tax Identification Number is 93-0299877.
For more information you may contact Tad Mattix or Susie Thiebaud at 541-396-3965.
Thank you in advance for your consideration.
|Marshfield Memorial Day Assembly
Contributed By: Marshfield High School Memorial Day Planning Committee
Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 9:30 am in the Marshfield
High School Auditorium, Marshfield High School will hold its 4th annual
Memorial Day Assembly. The students of Marshfield High School
cordially invite all members of the armed services, veterans, and their
guests, as well as the general public, to attend this event.
This year’s program will honor all veterans as
well as the Marshfield High School alumni who died in service during
the Vietnam War. The program’s feature will be a
presentation honoring the lives and service of these twelve young men.
The program will include musical selections by the MHS
New Horizons and the Marshfield Band of Pirates. Following the
assembly, guests are invited to the Marshfield cafeteria for light
refreshments and conversation with local veterans and MHS students.
Parking for this event may be limited. Some spaces will
be available in the main parking lot as well as in the school bus
loading area along the south side of the Auditorium. Handicapped
parking is available in front of the Auditorium, and a
wheelchair-accessible ramp is located at the rear of the
building. Through arrangement with the City of Coos Bay,
temporary parking for the duration of the assembly will also be allowed
in the “Permit Parking Only” areas on surrounding streets.
We encourage our guests to be seated in the auditorium by 9:15 am.
We would also like to encourage you to visit the
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, particularly over the Memorial Day
weekend. The cemetery is the final resting place for nearly 100
veterans, and during the early twentieth century, the site, with its
prominent veterans’ monument, was the focal point of local
Memorial Day remembrances. Each of the known veterans’ graves are
marked with flags and emblems.
The Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery served as the primary
burying ground for the whole Coos Bay region from 1891 through 1920.
Marshfield students, in partnership with the City of Coos Bay, now are
trying to maintain, improve, and interpret the cemetery. We hope to
find additional information, particularly photos or stories about these
local founders, and also seek assistance in maintaining and restoring
the gravesites. We would like to encourage churches, civic groups,
youth groups, or families to “Adopt a Plot,” providing TLC
-- such as occasional weeding or placing flowers on the plot – or
assisting with more substantial restoration.
If you would like more information about the upcoming Memorial Day program or the cemetery, please contact us at email@example.com or at our website, http://sites.google.com/site/cbcemetery
, that includes lists of the people buried there and additional
information about the veterans that will be honored at the Memorial Day
|Port To Present Results Of Charleston Master Plan Update At Town Hall Meeting
Contributed By: Elise Hamner, Communications and Community Affairs Manager - Oregon International Port of Coos Bay
staff of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and members of the
Charleston Advisory Committee will host a town hall meeting from 6 to 8
p.m., Monday, May 20, at the Charleston Marina RV Park recreation room,
63402 Kingfisher Drive.
meeting will feature discussion of the results of a four-month
community-driven process to review and update the Charleston Marina
Complex Master Plan. The plan guides the port’s board of
commissioners and management in infrastructure investments and ongoing
development of the marina, RV park and shipyard facilities.
current document adopted in 2007 was intended as a five-year plan and
many recommended improvements have been completed. For the update,
three focus groups provided insight and helped prioritize
recommendations that vary from development of a low-impact boat wash
facility in the marina to expansion of storage areas throughout the
Charleston Marina Complex, along with repair and upgrades to the
shipyard marine ways.
town hall, port staff and Charleston Advisory Committee will seek
additional suggestions to refine the plan and ideas for community
involvement moving forward for partnerships in funding and efforts to
complete proposed projects.
|Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area 2013 Scholarship Awards
Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area has announced its
scholarship winners for the 2012-2013 year. The awards will be
presented on May 17th at the Zonta Club meeting at the Red Lion Hotel
in Coos Bay. A total of $11,000 was awarded for scholarships and book
The Young Women in Public Affairs of $1,000 is awarded to Chloe Jordan.
The Jane M. Klausman Scholarship of $1500 is awarded to Mallory Crocker currently attending Southern Oregon University.
Two Memorial Scholarships of $1000. each are awarded to
Lindsey Bishop attending University of Maryland, and Megan Childs who
will attend Pacific University in the fall.
Three Club Scholarships of $1500. each are awarded to
Carrie Griffith from Southwestern Oregon Community College, Anna
Brecheisen from Oregon State University, and Julianne Owens from
Southwestern Oregon Community College.
The Associate of Applied Science is awarded to Terry Brown who is attending Southwestern Oregon Community College.
Two book stipend awards of $250 each are awarded to
Taunoka Foster of Southwestern Oregon Community College and Ashley
Brugnoli of Linfield College.
Zonta provides a number of scholarships annually and
Coos County Area residents are encouraged to apply. Each year the
number of scholarships is determined through the fundraising activities
of the club.
|Caution Should Be Used When Burning Debris
Contributed By: Coos Forest Protective Association
Fire season has not been declared yet but that does not
mean there is no chance of having a fire. The lack of rain this
year may bring an early start to fire season. The recent hot,
windy weather has kept fire departments busy chasing numerous escaped
debris burns. “It is too late to burn most large
machine-built piles. We have seen piles burned last Fall rekindle
this Spring. Hand piles can be burned safely, but precautions
must be followed,” said Coos Forest Protection
Association’s Prevention Specialist John Flannigan.
“You have to clear above and around your pile, have water and
tools immediately available and never leave a burn unattended.
Picking the right day and time is also important. A foggy morning
can turn into a hot or windy afternoon. Double checking that the
pile is out is also prudent.”
It is important to remember that even though it is not
fire season, choosing to burn carries some responsibilities with
it. Landowners that cause a fire resulting from debris burning
may be responsible for the cost of suppressing the fire and related
damages. Fines may be levied if the landowner is found to have
been negligent. The Coos Forest Protective Association can help
if you have any questions about the safety of your burn.
“We will come out and take a look at your burn and give you
advice on how to safely burn your pile. There is no cost for the
service,” said Flannigan. You can contact your local CFPA
office or their headquarters at 541-267-3161. Tips on burning
safely can be found on CFPA’s website, www.coosfpa.net.
|Volkswagen Club Seeking Members
Starting a new VW owners club in Coos County! The
“South Coast V-Dub Club” is looking for members. If you own
a classic or vintage bug, bus or any other old VW....come join us! It
doesn’t matter if it’s ugly, fully restored or somewhere
in-between. This will be a casual, social club for everyone. We will
cruze, do parades and car shows and just have fun. We will have
potlucks and pizza parties, maybe even trips and campouts. We can share
stories, swap parts and just enjoy our cars.
Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, also like us on Facebook to keep updated on events! So dust off that vehicle and lets get rollin!
|Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) Meeting In Brookings
Contributed By: Avery T. Horton, Jr.
Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a
meeting on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Noon at the Winchuck Fire Hall,
363 Winchuck River Rd, Brookings, OR 97415
The main topic is “Everything You Wanted To Know About Prepping”.
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow
local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange
information and ideas. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook
The COOS BAY POWER SQUADRON will be doing a Flare
(Visual Distress Signal) shoot and demo. This will be on May 18,2013 at
the Empire Boat Ramp area between 10:00 am & 12:00 pm, in
conjunction with SAFE BOATING WEEK. This is a good way to see and use
the different Flares, and VDS items. It is also a good way to use the
expired Flares one has in their boat. We hope to see all you FELLOW
BOATERS there. At the same time there will be a chance to get your boat
inspected for SAFETY ITEMS & get a Decal.
|New Faces Are Recruited To Manufacturing And Technology
Contributed By: Karen Pringle, Executive Director - Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation
Coos Bay, OR. --Female High school students will soon be
exploring the worlds of engineering, technology and fabrication at
Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC). SWOCC will be hosting an
event on May 17, 2013 from 9 am-1:30 pm in Fairview Hall where young
women will participate in hands-on-projects and as they explore
engineering and fabrication. Students interested in this session should
contact your high school counselor by May 13, 2013, for more
Contributed By: Karen Pringle, Executive Director - Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation
Coos Bay, OR. --The Geology Lecture Series concludes for
this academic year on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 7:00 pm with
“Origin, Evolution, and Impacts of Large Submarine
Landslides” by Dr. Brandon Dugan. The free lecture is at the
Hales Center for the Performing Arts on the SWOCC campus and is open to
all members of the community. Dr. Dugan received his BS from the
University of Minnesota and PhD from Penn State. He is an Associate
Professor in the Department of Earth Science at Rice University.
As a hydrogeologist, he couples theory, experiments and models to
understand the interactions of fluids and solids in shallow, subsurface
flows. Dr. Dugan has participated in multiple Integrated Ocean Drilling
Program expeditions as a shore-based scientist, shipboard scientist and
co-chief scientist. Dr. Dugan’s talk is part of the
Consortium for Ocean Leadership Distinguished Lecturer Presentations.
Dr. Dugan will also be providing an informal talk on
Friday afternoon, May 17th at 3:30 pm for students that are interested
in pursuing careers in the sciences when he discusses “Exploring
the Earth: A Job that Takes You on Vacation”. The talk will focus
on his research with the Ocean Drilling Program, classes students
should take when preparing for scientific careers and the opportunity
to ask questions in an informal setting. The free Friday afternoon
session will take place in Coaledo Hall Room 7-the geology lab. All of
the talks are free and start at 7:00 pm in the Hales Center for the
Performing Arts on the SWOCC Campus. Continuing sponsors of the lecture
series include Oregon Resources Corporation, the SWOCC Foundation and
the College. The first talk next year will be co-sponsored with OIMB
when we will host Dr. Deborah Kelley (University of Washington) on
Friday, October 11th. For additional information contact Ron
Metzger at 541-888-7216.
|SWOCC Offering Half-Tuition Pricing on Pre-College Math, Writing & Reading This Summer
Contributed By: Karen Pringle, Executive Director - Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation
Coos Bay, OR. – Southwestern Oregon Community
College is offering a half-price sale this summer. SWOCC is offering
all Pre-College Math, Writing and Reading for half-tuition for summer
of 2013. This is a great opportunity to kick start your college
education or to prepare yourself for completing that degree or
certificate that you have always wanted to pursue. The classes that are
offered for half price tuition include: MATH 70 Elementary Algebra,
MATH 94 Intermediate Algebra I, MATH 95 Intermediate Algebra II,
Reading Skills 0751, 0752 and 0753, Writing 0525 Sentence Fundamentals,
and Writing 90 Paragraph Fundamentals.
For more information please contact the Career Counseling offices at 541-888-1620. Summer Term registration starts NOW.
|60th Annual Barbershop Show
The Gold Coast Chorus proudly announces its 60th annual
“Extravaganza of Barbershop Harmony,” May 18th at the North
Bend Presbyterian Church, near Pony Village, starting at 2 p.m.
Under the direction of Dave Aakre, the Gold Coast Chorus
includes Bill Alley, Florence; John Augsburger, Bandon; Chuck Axelton,
North Bend; Chris Beebe, North Bend; Jim Cowin, North Bend;
Darren Dirk, Coos Bay; Larry Doss, Bandon; Denny Ellis, Mapleton; Denis
Hawes, Florence; John Hubbard, Bandon; Tom Jacobson, Coos Bay; Bill
Kendrick, Coos Bay; Norm Kerrebrock, Florence; Dorland Neale, Florence;
Dave Oldfield, Coquille; Dick Seales, Mapleton; Mark Stephens, Coos
Bay; Keith Stewart, Coos Bay; Bob Taylor, Coquille; Shiloh Trigg,
Bandon; and Tom Young, North Bend.
Two local barbershop quartets will entertain:
“Class Distinction,” with members Bob Taylor, Lead; Keith
Stewart, Tenor; Dave Oldfield, Bass; and Tom Young, Baritone; and
“The Breakers,” with members Jim Cowin, Lead; Dave
Oldfield, Bass; Chuck Axelton, Baritone; and John Adamson, Tenor.
More a cappella musical diversity will be provided by
Newport ‘s chorus, “Oregon Coastal-Aires,” partnering
with the Gold Coast Chorus for the first time, and featuring Newport
quartet “Two Bay Four;” the “Sea Breeze
Harmony” Chorus of Sweet Adelines International; and a
North Bend High School vocal ensemble under the direction of Ken Graber.
Tickets for the Saturday show are $12, with children
under 12 for $6. Ticket outlets are Bandon True Value Hardware;
Farr’s True Value Hardware in Coquille and in Coos Bay; and
Minuteman Press in Coos Bay. Tickets will also be available at the door.
The Gold Coast Chorus is part of the Barbershop Harmony
Society, the world’s largest male singing organization, now
celebrating its 75th Anniversary. Men who enjoy singing are
welcome to be guests of the Gold Coast Chorus when they meet for
rehearsal Tuesday nights at 7:15 p.m. at the Marshfield High School
Music Room. For more information please call 267-7892.
|Season 9! Texaco Country Showdown
Contributed By: Cathy Jensen, Interactive Business Development Manager - Bicoastal Media CB llc
Coos Bay, Oregon (May 9th, 2013) – KSHR-FM/KBDN-FM
Take in dinner and a show! Opening auditions are
complete and one of the best talent fields in years prepares for the
Texaco Country Showdown. The opening qualifying round begins on May
16th featuring; Jean Klewitz, Wesley Wear , Sara White, Katie Leichner,
Big Creek Rendezvou, Sara Martin, Joseph Michael, Tina Moore, The
Crumbs, Kurt Woodburn, Alan Heyn. On May 22nd, the second qualifying
round will feature; Amanda Richards, DeWayne Forrest, Sierra Willis,
Kayleana Green, Border Patrol, Melissa Berg, On The Brink, Kristina
Wiggins, Debi & Jody, Danny Ottinger, Stephanie LaTorre. Both
Events will be held at Southwest Oregon Community College – Hales
Center for the Performing Arts. Dinner served by OCCI students at the
all you can eat buffet! Tickets are $10 dollars for dinner and a show.
Dinner served from 5PM – 7PM. For registration and show
information visit KSHR.COM or KBDN.COM for complete details.
The Texaco Country Showdown is America’s largest country music talent search.
Annually, over 450 radio stations across the country
sponsor local contests. Local winners will get $250 and advance to
their state events where prizes include $1,000 and the opportunity to
compete in one of five regional events. The 2013 Oregon State and
Western Regional event will be held in Coos Bay. Regional winners
receive an all-expense-paid trip to the televised National Final on the
stage of the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville to compete for $100,000 and
the coveted title of Best New Act in Country Music.
Each year, more than 50,000 artists compete throughout
the U.S. Past local, state and regional winners include: Martina
McBride, Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Neal McCoy, Sara Evans, Brad
Paisley and Billy Ray Cyrus. For more information about the Texaco
Country Showdown, visit www.Texacocountryshowdown.com.
|Annual Bay Area Women’s Luncheon
Coos Bay - (April 19, 2013) – The Boys & Girls
Club of Southwestern Oregon will host the 16th annual Bay Area
Women’s Luncheon, from noon to 1 pm, on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at
the William J. Sweet Memorial Tennis Center. This year’s event is
“Under the Big Top” and will feature Club member
performances, the 2013 Youth of the Year and the annual “Women
Making a Difference Awards.”
The annual luncheon is a fundraiser to honor women who
make a difference in the lives of children in our community, and to
showcase Boys & Girls Club member’s accomplishments. Lunch
will be provided and reservations are required.
To make reservations, or for more information, please call Rob at 267-3635.
|Dizziness & Balance
Contributed By: Sandra R. Randolph, AuD CCC-A
Doctor of Audiology, North Bend Medical Center
Our balance system helps us walk, run, and move without
falling. Balance is controlled through signals to the brain from your
eyes, the inner ear (vestibular system), and the sensory systems of the
body (such as skin, muscles, and joints).
What should I do if I have a problem with balance or dizziness?
It is important to see your doctor if you have
unexplained dizziness or balance issues. Dizziness and balance
difficulties are symptoms of another problem. The first thing you
should do is try to find out the underlying cause. You should have a
medical examination with special attention given to checking for
problems that can be associated with balance difficulties.
What is dizziness?
If you experience light-headedness, a sensation of
losing your balance, or a sense of feeling unsteady, you may be one of
millions of Americans who experience dizziness. Dizziness is one of the
most common complaints and affects 20-30% of the general population.
When your balance is weakened, you may feel unsteady,
woozy, or disoriented. You may have blurred vision or experience
a sensation of movement. It may seem that the room is spinning
(vertigo). You may not be able to walk without staggering, or you may
not even be able to get up.
Dizziness can be associated with a variety of conditions, including hearing loss.
What is vertigo?
Vertigo is a type of dizziness in which there is a sense
of movement or spinning. Changing position, such as sitting up in
bed, can make it seem worse. Nausea and vomiting may accompany the
vertigo at times.
When should I see an Audiologist?
Your local audiologist, Dr. Sandra R. Randolph, can
perform audiologic and balance assessment to gather information about
your hearing and balance function. Test results help determine
the possible causes of dizziness and these results will be shared with
you in a manor that is easy to understand. Results of these
assessments, in combination with medical findings, will provide
diagnostic information on how to treat your dizziness and balance
|Youth Of The Year Honor
Bay, OR, APRIL 18, 2013– Selected among several local outstanding
youth, Jackie Pierce recently competed against other Boys & Girls
Club members for the Oregon Youth of the Year title and a $1,000
college scholarship from Tupperware Brands Corporation. As the new
Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon,
17-year old Jackie is a true example of an extraordinary young woman.
She is recognized by the Club for her sound character, leadership
skills and willingness to give back to the community.
named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club
member can receive. As BGCA’s premier youth recognition program,
Youth of the Year recognizes outstanding contributions to a
member’s family, school, community and Boys & Girls Club, as
well as overcoming personal challenges and obstacles. Youth of the Year
encourages Club members to reach their full potential by achieving
academic success, leading healthy lifestyles and contributing to their
communities. Youth of the Year honorees are shining examples and living
proof that great futures start at Boys & Girls Clubs.
While she came up short in her goal of winning the
event, Jackie represented the Club and her community well over the 2
day competition. Had she won at the state competition, she would have
competed for the title of Pacific Region Youth of the Year and an
additional $10,000 scholarship from Tupperware Brands, the recognition
program’s national sponsor. Five regional winners will advance to
Washington, D.C., in September 2013, to compete for the title of
BGCA’s National Youth of the Year, and the opportunity to meet
with the President of the United States in the White House.
The Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon has
over 2,800 members, and has been encouraging local youth to BE GREAT
for 31 years. To learn more about this and other Club programs, please
call the Club office, 267-3635 or visit www.great-futures.org.
|Bay Area Seniors Computer Club
Regular Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Friday of each
month and held at: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1290 Thompson Rd., Coos
Bay. Refreshments Visiting & Help Stations 9:15-9:45a.m.,
Presentation 9:45-11a.m .
Friday May 17 - “Cameras, Photo Management, Editing”
- Judy Lochman will present this subject matter. Judy is noted for her
many stunning photos and experience in this field. She will share some
of the computer skills she has learned for organizing photos and
editing those keepsakes to make them look even better. Judy will talk
about saving photos from a camera to PC and other issues. This should
be informative for beginners and the more experienced alike.
Put these dates on your calendar. Attend and be our special guest. Check out our website www.bascc.info. Limited MAC & tablet help is available. For further questions and or information email email@example.com. Our motto is “never too old to learn”. Membership is 50 years of age or older.
|North Bend Police Department Seeks Reserve Officers
The City of North Bend Police Department is currently
accepting applications for the volunteer position of Reserve Police
The qualifications for this position are as follows;
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must be at least 21 years of age
No felony convictions
Must pass the departments physical agility exam
Must pass the departments written examination
Must pass the departments oral boards, background investigation and psychological exam.
The deadline for this position is June 7th, 2013.
If you are interested in becoming a North Bend Reserve
Police Officer, please visit the North Bend Police Department and
obtain an application.
North Bend Police Department, 835 California Avenue, North Bend, OR 97459.
|Boat Safety Inspections & Boating Class
US Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an 8 hour boating safety
education course on Saturday, May 18, 2013 in Charleston. The course
covers the basics of boating safety, rules of the road and Oregon
boating laws. A test at the end of the course will qualify boaters for
their Boater Education Card, under the Oregon Mandatory Boater
Education Program. The Boater Education Card is required for all
motorboat operators of all ages for boats over ten horsepower.
Additional provisions apply to youths. The cost of the course and
materials is $15.
Pre-registration is required. To register for the class, please call (541) 267-6152.
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 51 Coos Bay members offer to the
boating public a free boat safety inspection. The USCG trained
examiners will certify the boat if it meets Oregon and Federal US Coast
Guard boating laws for equipment and will issue a decal certifying
compliance. The examiners will also make recommendations for your boat
for operation in local waters. The Vessel Safety Check is available by
appointment at the owner’s location in the Coos Bay, North Bend,
Lakeside, and Bandon areas.
For additional information and to make arrangements for a vessel inspection please call 541-267-6152.
Vessel Safety Check will be offered at England Marine May 18, 2013,
8:00 AM-3:00 PM, for boaters to bring their boats to the parking lot. A
Vessel Safety Check will be offered at the Bandon Boat Ramp on May 25,
2013 starting at 10:00 AM.
|Learn To Caddy!
Contributed By: Karen Pringle, Executive Director- SWOCC Foundation
the basics of caddying! This course prepares students with an
understanding of the game of golf and the role of the golf caddy. The
class covers the rules and regulations of golf, the etiquette of golf
and how customer service plays a role in the caddying experience.
will practice caddying techniques on the Bandon Dunes Golf Course.
Stensland Hall 202, $132(Credit) $91 (audit), Thu, May 23 & May 30,
6:00pm-8:50pm at Bandon Dune, Sat & Sun, May 25, 26 & June 1,
2, 2013, 11:00am-4:00pm. For more information call Community &
Workforce Development 541-888-7328.
Eagles Looking For New Members
Bay Eagles #538 is always ready to welcome new members. We are a
non-profit, charitable organization with Aeries in all 50 states and
Canada. Our local club is a wonderful place to meet up with old and new
friends. We have a full-service cocktail lounge and banquet room
facilities. Besides are local, state, and national charity work, our
Social Room offers a wide range of fun activities for our members. We
have pool and shuffleboard tables, a dart machine, bingo nights, live
music, karaoke, Oregon State Lottery games and machines, poker games,
and blackjack at 6pm on Friday and Saturday - just to name a few!
are interested in finding out who we are and what we do, drop by the
lodge at 568 South 2nd Street (across from Bi-Mart). Our hours
are: Sunday through Wednesday 11A-8P; Thursday 11A-11P; and Friday and
the buzzer in the lobby and come on in. One of our members will be
happy to show you around and answer any questions you might have about
the Eagles organization and how to join.
Bay, OR.---- Southwestern Oregon Community College is offering a class
designed to help build basic computer skills necessary for school,
work, or at home. David Johnson will start you out at the beginning
with time to learn and practice your new skills. No computer experience
needed. You will be comfortable with using the operating system, mouse
and keyboard to issue commands, and develop an understanding of
programs. You will also set up your own Internet e-mail account. The
class is on Tues. and Thurs. at 10a to 12n and is only $50. Visit the
College website or sign up at First Stop in Dellwood Hall on the Campus
Dental Vans Coming To Reedsport
Rotary Club of Reedsport, together with Medical Teams International,
sponsors free dental care in the Lower Umpqua area. The Northwest
Medical Team is schedule to bring its mobile dental van to Reedsport
on May 24 & 25, 2013. Dr. Gerhard
Goorhuis and his assistant provide the dental care for children and
adults in need.
to receive dental care are available through the Family Resource
Center, who provides the screening to determine eligibility. Persons
seeking dental care must meet the following criteria: no
insurance, must live in the Reedsport School District area, and must
meet the requirements as stated in the federal poverty guidelines. Both
children and adults qualify for the service. Contact the Family
Resource Center at 541-271-9700 to learn more about applying for the
free dental care. The program is limited in the number of persons that
can be treated over the two-day period, so apply soon.
Mobile Dental Van is supported through tax deductible donations and
grants (when available). If you are interested in financially
supporting this very worth while cause and much needed service, send
your donation to Reedsport Rotary Foundation at P.O. Box 91, Reedsport,
Rotary Club of Reedsport wishes to extend its appreciation and thanks
to the Dr. Goorhuis, the Family Resource Center, and Medical Teams
International for providing this opportunity to the residents of
Local Resources For
South Coast Veterans Assistant Network (SCVAN) is a great networking
resource for veterans who are looking for support, help with services,
veteran-related activities and events, or just someone to hang out with
who knows where they are coming from. Their goal is to
strong network for veterans and community organizations and local,
state, and federal government agencies to share news, activities and
events to improve the lives of local veterans.” They also
coordinate the annual outreach event, Stand Down, to inform and provide
social and support services for homeless veterans. SCVAN meets every
2nd Thursday at 1:30 pm at the American Legion Hall, 1421 Airport Way,
in North Bend. All veterans and interested parties are invited to
attend and give input.
Oregon Veterans Outreach (SOVO) http://sovo4vets.org
is located in the mezzanine at Pony Village Mall, Suite 208A, North
Bend, OR. Office Director Mike Brooker told me, “We
any military person who comes back from service who is homeless, who
needs clothing or food, or help with the rent.” Contact (541)
756-8718 or visit the website http://sovo4vets.org for more
information. If there is an emergency, contact Mike at (541)
Man Ministries is an interdenominational, mission oriented ministry
that helps hurting veterans and their families with issues such as
housing, transportation, gas, food, or electricity. They also help
veterans navigate the VA system in order that they may obtain the
benefits that they have earned, and help people connect with counseling
services and support groups. They also hold a weekly Bible Study on
Issues of PTSD every Tuesday from 4:30pm until 6:30pm, at the Four
Square Church in Coos Bay. Please contact Mark Winders at
404-0785, or Mike Harris at (541) 267-4755 for more information.
101 is a support group for all returnees from deployment to forward
areas. It is an informal gathering that provides a community for
veterans of all branches of service, as well as contractors and
civilian employees who served on U.S. Government missions deployed to
forward areas. They meet in the mezzanine of the
Village Mall in Suite 211, Wednesdays from 6pm till 7:30. For more
information, contact Volunteer Peer Facilitator Andy Osborn at (541)
294-6247. On Thursday afternoons from 1pm till 2:30 pm, FOB 101 holds a
support group specifically for family members of military and
civilian returnees. You may contact Carolyn Billman at (541)
297-1288 to learn more. Thursday nights, FOB 101 holds a Vietnam
Veterans Support Group. Please contact Mark Winders at (541) 404-0785
for more information on this.
Hospice is a Level 2 Partner of the We Honor Veterans program. For more
info on this program, visit www.wehonorveterans.org. They are
recruiting local Veterans to become volunteers, to
listen, honor, and relate to their Veteran patients, as well as to
assist in fostering awareness of this program in the community. For
more information on becoming a South Coast Hospice volunteer, you may
contact Debbie Peabody, Community Outreach Manager, at (541) 269-2986,
or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
North Bend Community Based Outpatient VA Clinic is located at 2191
Marion St, North Bend, OR. They are open Monday-Fridays from 8am till
4:30pm. Call (541) 756-7503 for more information.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) holds meetings the 2ND
of each month starting at 1:00 PM, at 1402 Airport Way, North Bend, OR.
Please call (541)756-2390 for more information.
following people for information on other services:
Aviotti, LPC for the Center for Holistic Therapy, provides specialized
assessment of and counseling to combat veterans who are dealing with
PTSD, depression, or anxiety related issues. She can be reached at
Ducheneaux, CVSO of Coos County Veterans Services (541) 396-3121
x258 or email@example.com
Partipilo, of the Disabled Veterans Outreach Program, can be reached at
Pals, Helping Pitbulls On the South
Pittie Pals is a non-profit group of Pit Bull
who raise money through can and bottle donations to assist in Pit Bull
adoption, awareness, education, and spay/neuter assistance. The also
aid Pit Bull rescue organizations with financial help and promotion.
If you would like to donate your refundable cans
bottles please contact Jill at 541-290-1991. 100% goes to helping Pit
Bulls in need.
Remember, that while some dogs can be born
aggressive tendencies, most dogs are what we make them. A Pit Bull
requires a loving home willing to train, exercise, and socialize.
Though Pit Bulls are extremely affectionate, they are also powerful on
a leash and require a strong handler to keep all that muscle under
control. Always research any breed before committing to an adoption.
If you decide, after researching the breed, that a
Bull is the right dog for you, please visit your local shelter and make
it a rescue. And remember, always, always, always, spay and neuter,
because if you’re not part of the solution. . . you know the
forget to check out the South Coast Shopper's Entertainment Guide
Do you have a public service
annoucement or press release you would like published in the South
Please email your requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Certain restrictions may apply and submitted requests will be reviewed
before being published. Faxed submissions are not accepted and must be
sent via email. Deadline is Monday for the following Thursday edition.
For upcoming events, please be sure to send in the press release a week
earlier before the event.
more information or
if you have any questions please call 541-269-0310 or email email@example.com.
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