Sherman County eNews #138

CONTENTS

  1. SPIRITUAL MATTERS

  2. CLASSIFIEDS

  3. CALENDAR


1. SPIRITUAL MATTERS

2. CLASSIFIEDS (new or corrected)

REMINDERS:

CLASSIFIED ADS. Free classified ads are published on Fridays. The deadline is Wednesday at 5. Please submit ads by using the Submit News page. Include who, what, where, when, & how, contact information and the final Friday date for posting your ad (shown by the date at the end of the ad, for example, 3/17), and under 50 words if possible. This service is limited to Sherman County. Links are welcome.  Please share your Thank You and Congratulatory Notes and Joyful News here. ~The Editor

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THANK YOU & CONGRATULATORY NOTES:

THANK YOU!  The Wasco School Events Center wants to send a BIG thank you to Jessica Richelderfer Wheeler and Kari Pinkerton Silcox for the amazing job they did with the Sherman County Photo Book. Through their efforts and the support of our community, they were able to donate $979 to the WSEC for the continued update of the Leland Schwendel Auditorium. ~Gail Macnab, Wasco School Events Center Board of Directors

THANK YOU to all the teachers and school groups that visited the Sherman County Historical Museum in the month of May. I am happy to have shared our Sherman County history with 145 students from 3 different counties in Oregon these past few weeks! The best part is we have a few more groups to still visit us! Also, special thank you to Joe Dabulskis for giving a special presentation for a group of students on outdoor skills while visiting Sherman County on their way to their outdoor school event. Thank you to everyone for taking a walk on the rural side here at the Sherman County Historical Museum! ~Patti Fields, Director

A SECOND CHANCE THANK YOU! A thank you for prayers and support. ~Karen Timblin

THANK YOU to Joyce Stone and daughter Megan. They prepared, decorated and hosted a fun Mother’s Day tea at the Moro Presbyterian Church in Moro on Saturday, May 12. Everything was so beautiful and decorated. Lots of giggles and laughter thru the games and 2 comedy skits. Thank you Joyce and Megan! ~Carol MacKenzie

 THANK YOU to the candidates who were inspired to run for office. Your interest in public service for the common good is appreciated. ~The Editor

Appreciation can make a day – even change a life.

Your willingness to put it into words

is all that is necessary.

~ Margaret Cousins

JOYFUL NEWS!

(anniversaries, achievements, awards, births, birthdays, graduations, weddings, etc.)

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION FUND-RAISERS:

BINGO & ICE CREAM SUNDAES for SHERMAN COUNTY FOOD BANK! Come Join the Fun! Bingo:  $1 per card.  Sundaes:  $1 (kids under 6),  $3 (over 6 – adult). Memorial Day, Monday, May 28 at St. Mary Parish Hall (next door to the Wasco School Events Center) 1-3 p.m.  Hosted by the Catholic Community of Sherman County. All proceeds to benefit the Sherman County Food Bank.

 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

EMPLOYMENT:

 City of Rufus Public Works Operator Assistant. The City of Rufus is seeking an assistant to the Public Works Operator. Seasonal – Temporary – Part Time Position – flexible hours at $12.00/hr. (no benefits). Job Description: Includes but not limited to performing a variety of tasks involved in the Public Works Department: Such as servicing water meters, water and sewer lines, streets, equipment operations and maintenance, and intermittent operation of the water and sewer treatment facilities.  Landscaping including mowing, weeding, trimming, and irrigation.  Being able to perform other related work as required for the City’s day to day operations. Desired Applicant: Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid Oregon driver’s license.  Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.  Must possess the ability to accurately record and maintain records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials and the public; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.  Mechanical aptitude is a plus. Physical Demands: The applicant must have the ability to lift 50 lbs, and work in extreme weather conditions. The City would be willing to train the right applicant with fewer qualifications for this position. To apply: Contact Rufus City Hall at 541-739-2321 for an application. The City of Rufus is a an equal opportunity provider and employer and a drug free workplace

HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR, DRIVER, LABORER, HARVEST HELP. Mid Columbia Producers is now hiring for multiple positions.

  • Full Time Human Resources Director – Moro, Oregon   6/8
  • Full Time Receptionist – Bend, Oregon 6/8
  • Full Time Grain Operations Laborer – Sherman/Gilliam County 
  • Full Time Petroleum Delivery Driver- Moro, Oregon 
  • Full Time Grain Elevator Operation Harvest Help – Various Locations
  • Part Time Grain Elevator Operation Harvest Help – Various Locations

For complete job descriptions please visit www.mcpcoop.com. Applications are available for download at www.mcpcoop.com or be picked up at the main office in Moro. The receptionist and HR Director positions will be closing on June 9th but the rest will be remaining open until filled. Please send cover letter, application and resume to: Mid Columbia Producers Attn: HR, PO Box 344 Moro, OR 97039 Fax: (503)536-6875 PH: (541)565-2277  HR@mcpcoop.com

CREW LEADER & CREW WORKERS. Sherman County Summer Youth Work Program (formally Oregon Youth Conservation Corps)

Positions:  1. Sherman County Summer Youth Work Crew Leader

  1. Sherman County Summer Youth Work Crew: 4 positions; ages 14-25

Sherman County is accepting applications for several positions within the Summer Youth Work Program (OYCC in the past).  The positions are scheduled to work beginning July 02, 2018 and ending August 10, 2018. Schedule to be arranged upon hiring.  Hours will be 32-40 per week.  All applicants must be able to perform manual labor in adverse weather conditions.  Please review the job descriptions on Sherman County’s website before applying.  Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Friday, June 01, 2018.  Any applicant over 18 years of age must complete and pass a criminal history background check.  For job descriptions and/or employment application, contact the Sherman County Prevention Program at 541-565-5036 or online at https://www.co.sherman.or.us/departments/prevention/#/prevention Submit completed cover letter and employment application to the Sherman County Prevention Program, PO Box 263, Moro, OR  97039. 6/1

sign.forsaleFOR SALE:

COMMUNITY YARD SALE. Grass Valley Pavilion, Memorial Day Weekend, Friday-Monday May 25-28 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Sell or Buy. Lots of Variety. $5.00 covers use of the building and a table. Reserve space by calling 541-333-2374. Leave message. Come to Grass Valley and join in the fun! 5/25

 UNIQUE HANDCRAFTED OUTDOOR FURNITURE, NOVELTY GITS AND FURNITURE REHABILITATION: Considerately Handcrafted furniture and novelty gifts created from re-purposed wine & whiskey barrels and other local reclaimed materials. Special orders available.  Furniture repair and refinishing. ~The Wood Butcher | Wasco, Oregon | 541-993-4282 |https://www.oldwoodnbarrels.com 6/1

 FOR RENT OR LEASE:

 HOUSE. Looking to rent or buy. Our small family of myself my husband and our two beautiful boys are wanting to move to Moro OR. We live in Newport but have family that live there. Open to ideas. For rent we are looking for a 2-3 bed. And to buy we would like an owner carry 3-4 bed. You can email or call/text. Lexxieadams@gmail.com 541.351.5294   6/8

FREE:

SERVICES:

GHOST TOWN SAFARI PHOTO WORKSHOPS. (1) Venice Italy – 20 September through 2 October, 2018. $2,350.00 each plus transportation, food, lodging, etc. Come on this fabulous workshop where we explore the back streets of Venice, the Lagoon, Verona, and much more. (2) Macro/Micro workshop – 23 June, 2018. 9 AM to 4 PM, subjects will be provided. $40.00 per person. Itinerary will be sent with enrollment. Information and questions, email Bob Davis at ghosttownsafari@charter.net or call 541 296 2553.

SUMMERTIME….AND THE LIVING IS EASY!  OUTDOOR PROJECTS ABOUND!  Local Handyman/General Contractor/Equipment Operator.  Large and small projects. Indoors or Out. Furniture repair & refinishing. Please call Kevin – 541-993-4282 | KCK, Inc. | Licensed, bonded and insured. CCB #135768. References available. 6/8

THE LEAN-TO CAFÉ & GOOSE PIT SALOON.  Full-service Deli, Goose Pit Pulled Pork Sandwich, Wasco Whopper, Breakfast until 11, Pizza, Fresh Desserts, Oregon Lottery, Catering. 541-442-5709 in Historic Downtown Wasco. 6/1

NEWSPAPERS

VISITOR INFORMATION:

WANTED:

HOUSE. Looking to rent or buy. Our small family of myself my husband and our two beautiful boys are wanting to move to Moro OR. We live in Newport but have family that live there. Open to ideas. For rent we are looking for a 2-3 bed. And to buy we would like an owner carry 3-4 bed. You can email or call/text. Lexxieadams@gmail.com 541.351.5294  6/8

LOCAL HOST FAMILIES FOR HIGH SCHOOL EXCHANGE STUDENTS. Non-profit ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few. ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice their English. They also love to share their own culture and language with their host families. Host families welcome these students into their family, not as a guest, but as a family member, giving everyone involved a rich cultural experience. The exchange students have pocket money for personal expenses and full health, accident and liability insurance. ASSE students are selected based on academics and personality, and host families can choose their student from a wide variety of backgrounds, countries and personal interests. To become an ASSE Host Family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your community, please call the ASSE Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or go to www.host.asse.com to begin your host family application. Students are eager to learn about their American host family, so begin the process of welcoming your new son or daughter today! ASSE INTERNATIONAL (FORMERLY AMERICAN SCANDINAVIAN STUDENT EXCHANGE) IS A NON-PROFIT, PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANIZATION.  ASSE IS OFFICIALLY DESIGNATED AS AN EXCHANGE VISITOR PROGRAM BY THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, WAS FOUNDED BY THE SWEDISH MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, COOPERATES WITH THE CANADIAN PROVINCIAL MINISTRIES OF EDUCATION, and the NEW ZEALAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

3. CALENDAR (new or corrected)

American flag1MAY

1-30 Sherman County Historical Museum Opens for the Season 10-5 daily

1-30 Sherman Co. Historical Museum Artist Series: Sherman Elementary School Students

25-28 Community Yard Sale 9:30-5 Grass Valley Pavilion, Grass Valley, Oregon

27-28 Wasco Memorial Day Country Breakfast 7:30-10:30 N. Sherman Rural Fire Hall

28 Sherman County Photography Club 6 Sherman County Extension Building Moro
28 Memorial Day honors our nation’s war dead & celebrates service men and women

28 Memorial Day Celebration & Parade in Wasco:

  • 10 Memorial Service at the RR Depot
  • 10:30-11 Military Fly-over
  • 11 Parade with Grand Marshal Nell Melzer
  • 11:30 Paradise Rose Chuck Wagon lunch at the Depot Park
  • 11:45-ish Pastry Auction at the RR Depot after the parade
  • 1 p.m. Raffle Drawing for four 2-day passes to Silverwood Theme Park, etc.
  • 1-3 Bingo and Ice Cream Sundaes at the Parish Hall – Food Bank Benefit

28 Memorial Day American Legion Service 11 Centerville Cemetery

28 Memorial Day American Legion Service 12 Stonehenge

28 Memorial Day American Legion Service 1 Goldendale Cemetery

28-31 Blue Star Museum: Free admission for active military personnel & families – Sherman Historical Museum

29 Mid-Columbia Housing Authority Board Meeting 11

American flag1JUNE

1 Gilliam County Burn Ban begins

1 Condon High School graduation 8 p.m.

1-30 Blue Star Museum: Free admission for active military personnel & families – Sherman Historical Museum

1-30 Sherman Co. Historical Museum Artist Series: Sherman County Photography Club

2 Oregon State Parks Day – selected free camping & day use

2 Arlington Chamber of Commerce Fishing Derby

2 Wheeler High School graduation 2 Fossil

2 Art Walk in Moro

2 Cascade Singers’ Spring Concert

2-3 High Desert High School basketball tournament, Condon

4 Cascade Singers’ Spring Concert

6 Sherman County Court 9

6 Sherman County Budget Hearing 9 Sherman County Courthouse

6 All County Prayer Meeting, Wasco Methodist Church Refreshments and social time at 6:30, prayer time from 7:00 to 8:30.

7 Sherman County Family Fair 4-6:30 Moro City Park

7 Sherman County Fair Board 7

7 North Central Education Service District Board Meeting

9 Moro’s Annual Clean-up Day 8-4

9 Columbia Gorge Genealogists:Tips from Rootstech 10:30 Discovery Center

9 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 Steam Cars, Hit & Miss Engines

9 Rose Festival Parade, Portland

12 Tri-County Mental Health / Center for Living Board Meeting 11-2

12 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3 The Dalles

12 Experiment Station Field Day, Pendleton

13 Experiment Station Field Day, Moro

13 Sherman County Senior Center Advisory Committee Meeting 12:30

14 Flag Day

14 Mid-Columbia Economic Development District Board Meeting 4 White Salmon

15 The June Bugs Concert 6:30 & Artisans’ Market 4-7, Condon City Park

16-17 A-Town Throwdown: Kite, SUP & Windsurf Competition, Arlington

17 Father’s Day

17 Father’s Day Free Admission at Sherman County Historical Museum 10-5

18 Eastern Oregon Regional Tourism Gathering 10-3 Union County

20 Sherman County Court 9

25 Korean War Began 1950

29 Home Run Derby, Condon

30-July 1 Harvester’s Classic Coed Soft Ball Tournament, Condon

American flag1JULY

1-31 Blue Star Museum: Free admission for active military personnel & families – Sherman Historical Museum

1-31 Sherman County Historical Museum Artist Series: Linda Krasfic’s Baby Quilts

4 Independence Day

4 Art Walk in Moro

4 HYATUS Concert 6:30 & Artisans’ Market 4-7, Condon City Park

4 All County Prayer Meeting, Grass Valley Baptist Church Refreshments and social time at 6:30, prayer time from 7:00 to 8:30.

6 Movie Nights 8:30 Bring your chairs to Moro City Hall parking lot.

7 Street Dance in Moro 5-10

7-15 Moro’s 2nd Annual Quilt and Fiber Event 10-4

8-11 Portland Horseless Carriage Club Tour: Journey Through Time Scenic Byway, John Day

8-12 Sherman County Historical Museum Quilt Display

7 Bluegrass Festival in Fossil

7 14th Annual Fossil Cruz-in 9-4 Fossil

9-15 Summer Fishtrap Gathering (Writers in the American West) Wallowa Lake

10 Tri-County Mental Health Board of Directors Meeting 11-2 The Dalles

10 North Central Public Health District Board of Directors Meeting 3 The Dalles

11 Sherman County Senior & Community Center Advisory Meeting 12:30

12-15 National Association of Counties Conference, Nashville, Tennessee

13 Columbia Renewable Energy Association Board Meeting 10-1

14 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 Traffic Jam Show

14 Starry Night Camp-out at Maryhill Museum of Art

18 Sherman County Court 9

18 Kids Pioneer Day at Sherman County Historical Museum

23 Mid-Columbia Housing Authority Board Meeting 10

23 Frontier Regional 911 Agency Board Meeting 3

25 Tri-County Courts 10-2 Sherman County

25-28 Jefferson County Fair, Madras

27 Korean War Ended 1953, National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day

28 WWI Began 1914

31-Aug. 4 Malheur County Fair, Ontario

wheat.fourAUGUST

1 All County Prayer Meeting, Rufus Baptist Church Refreshments and social time at 6:30, prayer time from 7:00 to 8:30.

1-4 Union County Fair, LaGrande

1-5 Deschutes County Fair, Redmond

1-31 Blue Star Museum: Free admission for active military personnel & families – Sherman Historical Museum

1-31 Sherman County Historical Museum Artist Series: Abbey Phelps, Knitting & Fiber Arts

3 Jawbone Flats Concert 6:30 & Artisans’ Market 4-7, Condon City Park

3 Movie Nights 8:30 Bring your chairs to Moro City Hall parking lot.

3 Street Dance in Moro 5-10

4 Art Walk in Moro: Wool Spinners & Quilts

4-11 Wallowa County Fair, Enterprise

6-10 Sherman County Summer Drama Day Camp

7 Vietnam War Began 1964

7-10 Baker County Fair, Baker City

7-11 Umatilla County Fair, Hermiston

8-11 Crook County Fair, Prineville

8-11 Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo, Grandview

11 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 Helicopters

17-18 Sherman Class of ’68 Reunion

20 Eastern Oregon Regional Tourism Gathering 10-3 Silvies Valley Ranch

21-26 Sherman County Fair & Rodeo, Moro

23-26 Wasco County Fair, Tygh Valley

31 Movie Nights 8:30 Bring your chairs to Moro City Hall parking lot.

SEPTEMBER

1 Art Walk in Moro

1 Street Dance in Moro 5-10

1-30 Blue Star Museum: Free admission for active military personnel & families / Sherman Historical Museum

1-30 Sherman County Historical Museum Artist Series: Photographs John Day Dam, 50 years Ago

2 V-J Day WW II Japanese Surrender 1945

3 Labor Day

5 All County Prayer Meeting, Moro Presbyterian Church Refreshments and social time at 6:30, prayer time from 7:00 to 8:30.

8-9 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 Hood River Fly-In

9 Grandparents Day. Free Admission at Sherman County Historical Museum 10-5

11 Patriot Day & National Day of Service & Remembrance

23 Autumn Begins

OCTOBER

1-31 Sherman County Historical Museum Artist Series: Lowell Smith Photography 10-5

3 All County Prayer Meeting, Wasco Church of Christ Refreshments and social time at 6:30, prayer time from 7:00 to 8:30.

7 Afghanistan War Began 2001

8 Columbus Day (observed)

12 Columbus Day

13 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 Antique Gliders & Bikes

15 Eastern Oregon Regional Tourism Gathering 10-3 Condon

31 Sherman County Historical Museum closes for the season. Open by appointment November-April

31 Halloween

 


 

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