Sherman County eNews #26

CONTENT

  1. Film Screening: Mothering Inside, Jan. 27  

  2. Genealogy Workshop: “Getting Off To the Right Start”

  3. Workshop: History for the Genealogist and How to Use Historical Societies

  4. Sherman County Center for Living Mental Health & Addiction Services

  5. Sherman Soil & Water Conservation District, Watershed Council Meeting, Feb. 14


1. Film Screening: Mothering Inside, Jan. 27  

“When a mother is sent to prison, the whole family does time.”

Film Screening: Mothering Inside, Jan. 27  

January 27 – 6 to 8 p.m.

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
5000 Discovery Drive
The Dalles OR 97058

http://www.ywcapdx.org/film-screening-mothering-inside/

Join us for a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary, Mothering Inside. 

Dialogue brought to you through partnership with Oregon Humanities, “Forgotten Children: the consequences of incarceration on children, families and the community” and YWCA. Stay after the film for a panel discussion with formerly incarcerated mothers.

The YWCA’s Family Preservation Project utilizes a holistic, family-centered approach to assist incarcerated women rehabilitate, form connections with their family and prepare for their lives after incarceration.

Questions?
Alexis Packard
alexisp@ywcapdx.org
503-294-7452


2. Genealogy Workshop: “Getting Off To the Right Start”

Saturday, February 11, 2017

10am – 12pm | Oregon Historical Society

Have you just started digging into your family tree, or are you a genealogy veteran who wants to learn more tips and tricks? Whether you have a lot, or a little, or even no experience with genealogy, family historians from the OHS Research Library will make digging up the past loads of fun! Join us for an upcoming family history workshop at the Oregon Historical Society to help you discover your roots.

Family history is fun, addicting, and before you know it, overwhelming. Start your research right. Learn how to stay focused, organized, and sane.  Sign up here: https://orhs.ejoinme.org/genealogyfeb11


3. Workshop: History for the Genealogist and How to Use Historical Societies

Oregon Historical Society Research Library – Saturday, April 8, 2017

Let’s put the “History” in Family History! Come learn how to overcome genealogical roadblocks and flesh out an ancestor’s story through general history. You will also learn the value of historical societies and how to use their resources to find records, answer questions, and write biographies. 

Register here: https://orhs.ejoinme.org/genealogyapr8 


4. Sherman County Center for Living Mental Health & Addiction Services

Sherman County’s Center for Living Update

All Are Welcome

Sherman County office provides mental health and addiction services Monday-Friday at the Scott Street office.  It’s best to call first, as sometimes we are out in the community. However if you stop by, just leave a note and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

CFL Sherman County’s Monday-Friday office phone is 541 565 3149

After Hours Crisis Counseling is 888 877 9147

Services provided are as following:

Individual, Group and Family Therapy Sessions

Child Therapy Sessions

Crisis Help

Case Management

Consultations

Addiction Services

Just a reminder in February 2017, CFL’s Monthly Gatherings in Moro and Wasco will resume. Wasco’s will meet at the Annex on the first Tuesday February 7th and Moro’s will meet at the old school in Moro on Scott Street the forth Tuesday February 28th. Both meetings are scheduled to meet from 6-7pm, and are open discussions with a focus on emotional health.  Light refreshments are provided.

Lastly, we are looking for age appropriate [ages 4-16] donations of clean children’s toys and complete children’s games.  We can pick up if needed.

Thanks for your support

Monday-Friday Office phone is 541 565 3149

After Hours Crisis Counseling is 888 877 9147


5. Sherman Soil & Water Conservation District, Watershed Council Meeting, Feb. 14

Sherman County SWCD & Watershed Council are hosting their Annual Meeting & Outreach Workshop together! Come join us for an evening of good company, food, and entertainment for Valentine’s Day!

What: SWCD & Watershed Council Joint Annual Meeting & Soil Health Workshop

Where: Grass Valley Pavilion (Highway 97, Grass Valley OR 97029)

When: February 14th, 2017, 5:30 p.m. social hour, 6:00 p.m. dinner

Food & Drink: Paradise Rose Chuck Wagon Catering & Moody Tollbridge Winery (cash only)

Speaker: Jill Clapperton—soil health

Cost: Prime Rib Dinner—$18.00 a plate, kids 3 and under eat free

Please RSVP no later than February 8th

so we can plan accordingly — 541-565-3216 x 3.

See you all there!

* A little about our speaker: Jill Clapperton is the Principal Scientist, Co-founder and owner of Rhizoterra Inc. and a well-known international lecturer and advocate for practices that promote soil health. Founded in April 2011 by Jill Clapperton and Fred Fleming, Rhizoterra Inc. believes that soil health is the foundation of agriculture. They work to demonstrate and promote the link between healthy soils and the production of nutrient dense food. Their strategies include whole system planning for crop, livestock, and/or integrated crop and livestock systems.

** The district complies with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate. Anyone needing special accommodations for this event is to contact the District 72 hours in advance at 541-565-3216 x 3.

~ SWCD & Watershed Council Staff


 

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