Sherman County eNews #1

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Classifieds
  2. Calendar

 

1. Classifieds (new or corrected) 

THANK YOU NOTES, COMMENDATIONS & CONGRATULATIONS:

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION FUND-RAISERS:

SHERMAN PRESCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FUND. Sherman Preschool’s desire is to have every child in Sherman County realize the benefits of a preschool experience.   The Sherman Preschool Board and Staff understand that circumstances may prevent a child from attending preschool.  If the circumstances are financial Sherman Preschool wants to help.  We are pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for preschool children. The scholarships are intended to help families who are not able to pay monthly tuition. The scholarships are either for partial or full tuition costs. If you are interested in learning more about the scholarships contact Sherman Preschool at 541-565-3320 or shermanpreschool@yahoo.com.   All information obtained for this program will remain confidential. 1/8/16

SHERMAN PRESCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY. Sherman Preschool is a nonprofit licensed program that introduces preschool children to learning in a warm, safe and loving environment. Sherman Preschool’s desire is to have every child in Sherman County realize the benefits of a preschool experience. The Board and Staff understand that circumstances may prevent a child from attending preschool. If the circumstances are financial Sherman Preschool wants to help.  A scholarship fund has been opened.   We are asking for tax deductible donations for the Sherman Preschool Scholarship Fund. Please make donations by check payable to Sherman Preschool (please signify scholarship on the memo line) and send to PO Box 66, Moro, OR 97039.  Thank you for supporting the children and giving them every opportunity to be successful adults. 1/8/16

EMPLOYMENT:

FOR SALE:

10″ Compound Miter Saw Ryobi TS1343L with laser guide. Purchased New in May 2012 for $119.00. Selling for $60.00/Best Offer. Red 541-965-1227     2/26/2016

SERVICES: [home, personal, appliance, landscape, fencing, cleaning, maintenance, janitorial, computer, construction, sewing, repairs, transportation, media, pre-school, day care]

LEAN-TO CAFÉ & GOOSE PIT SALOON. Breakfast until 11, Yummers, Steaks, Fish, Chicken, Daily Specials, Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads & Catering. Wasco, Oregon. 541-442-5709 12/25

PRIVATE PILOT GROUND SCHOOL COURSE. Columbia Gorge Community College in partnership with Gorge Aviation Services offers Private Pilot Ground School beginning January 6 for eight weeks. The course covers aircraft systems, basic aerodynamics, airport operations, airspace, radio navigation, aviation regulations, and weather. The course prepares students to take the written FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Test, a requirement for obtaining a private pilot’s license. No actual flight training is included. Cost of the class is $385. Preregistration is required online at cgcc.edu or (541) 506-6011. 1/1

SHERMAN COUNTY BUSINESS DIRECTORY. Sherman County businesses & services may be listed on the Sherman County website at www.co.sherman.or.us under agri-business by town. Please contact Sherman County Administrative Assistant Lauren Hernandez lhernandez@co.sherman.or.us

 THE LEAN-TO CAFÉ & GOOSE PIT SALOON will be open on Sundays, 11 to 4 o’clock, October through January.  ~ Kathy Neihart, Owner/Proprietor, 1214 Clark Street, Wasco, Oregon 541-442-5709 justbekathy@hotmail.com      1/22

 NEWSPAPERS

Agri-Times Northwest – twice-monthly www.agritimesnw.com editor@agritimesnw.com

The Dalles Chronicle http://www.thedalleschronicle.com/subscribe/

The Goldendale Sentinel | 117 W. Main St., Goldendale, WA 98620 (509) 773-3777 | info@goldendalesentinel.com | http://www.goldendalesentinel.com/

The Times-Journal – a weekly serving Wheeler, Gilliam & Sherman counties, P.O. Box 746, Condon, OR 97823 | 541-384-2411 times-journal@jncable.com $35/year

Wheeler County News. Print Newspaper & Online Advertising. PO Box 190, Spray, OR 97874. Out-of-County subscription: $30/year. In-County: $24/year. WheelerCountyNews.com.  www.facebook.com/WheelerCountyNews. WheelerCountyNews@gmail.com

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VISITOR INFORMATION SERVICES & EVENT CALENDARS:

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:        

Sherman County Fair Board Board Vacancy. Sherman County Fair Board is accepting letters of interest for board vacancy. Letters should include your experience with ours or other county fairs, (how you have been involved or have helped out at a fair, including your number of years), your other community involvement outside of the fair, and your area of strengths that can be added to our team. Some requirements include attending monthly board meetings, committing to extra time and work days in the month of August. Attendance of additional work days, meetings and trainings as they happen. One must be a resident of Sherman County. Board vacancy open until filled. Letters need to be mailed to Sherman County Fair, P.O. Box 45, Wasco, OR  97065 or e-mailed to shermanctyfair@hotmail.com. Letters must be received by the first Tuesday of the month. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month. Further info can be obtained by contacting the Fair Board Secretary @ shermanctyfair@hotmail.com or 541-980-1821.

WANTED:

LOST OR FOUND:

FOR RENT:

HOUSE. For rent in Moro, 3 bedroom house. Approximate move in date, by/around February 1st. Rental references are required and will be checked. For additional information and to submit your name to the list, please e-mail shermanctyfair@hotmail.com or call 541-980-1821 or 541-993-4400 after 5:00 p.m.


 

2. Calendar (new or corrected)

 JANUARY

5 Women’s Bible Study 4 Sherman County Senior & Community Center

6 Senator Ron Wyden Town Hall 10-11 SJSHS

7 Winter Program at Sherman Jr./Sr. High School

8 Wy’East Solar Invitation to a Public Meeting

9 Wasco County Medical Reserve Corps’ 3rd Annual Blanket Drive

12 Sherman County Watershed Council 11:30 Burnet Building, Moro

12 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3 The Dalles

12 Tri-County Mental Health Board Meeting 3 The Dalles

12 Sherman County Public/School Library Board Meeting 5:30

13 Sherman County Court Work Session with Wenaha Group 9-12

13 Sherman County Senior & Community Center Advisory Committee 12:30

18 Martin Luther King Day

20 Sherman County Court 9

23 Annual Robert Burns Supper 2-5 Condon Elks Lodge

25 Mid-Columbia Housing Authority Board Meeting 10-12 The Dalles

25 Sherman Photography Club Meeting Sherman County Public/School Library

27 Tri-County Courts [Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler] 9-2 Burnet Building, Moro

 FEBRUARY

2-4 Spokane Ag Expo

3 Sherman County Court 9

9 Tri-County Mental Health Board Meeting 11-2 The Dalles

9 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3 The Dalles

9-11 World Ag Expo at Tulare, California

10 Sherman County Senior & Community Center Advisory Committee 12:30

10 Sherman County Board of Property Tax Appeals Hearing 9-10

10-13 National Farm Machinery Show, Louisville, Kentucky

14 Valentine’s Day

15 President’s Day

15 Sherman County 4-H Registration Deadline

17 Sherman County Court 9

18 Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility Board Meeting 12 The Dalles

22-24 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference, Washington, DC

 MARCH

2 Sherman County Court 9

13 Daylight Saving Time Begins

15-July 4 Maryhill Museum The Big Painting Show

15 – Nov. 15 Maryhill Museum George E. Muehleck, Jr. International Chess Sets Gallery

15 – Nov. 15 Maryhill Museum American Art Pottery from the Fred L. Mitchell Collection

15 – Nov. 15 Maryhill Museum Maryhill Favorites: Animal Kingdom

15 – Nov. 15 Sam Hill and the Columbia River Highway

17 St. Patrick’s Day

18 Deadline | Sherman County Uplands Restoration Project

20 First Day of Spring

27 Easter

25 Good Friday

APRIL

15 Earth Day

MAY

8 Mother’s Day

21 Armed Services Day

30 Memorial Day

JUNE

14 Flag Day

18 Vada’s 90th Birthday Celebration TBA

19 Father’s Day

20 First Day of Summer

 JULY

4 Independence Day

16 – Nov. 15 Maryhill Museum American Indian Trade Blankets 

 AUGUST

 SEPTEMBER

5 Labor Day

22 First Day of Autumn

OCTOBER

10 Columbus Day

 NOVEMBER

6 Daylight Saving Time Ends

8 Election Day

11 Veterans Day

24 Thanksgiving

 DECEMBER

7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

21 First Day of Winter

24 Christmas Eve

25 Christmas

31 New Year’s Eve

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