Sherman County eNews #185

CONTENTS

  1. Notice. Biggs Service District Special Session, July 18

  2. Notice. Sherman County Court Executive Session Notice, July 18

  3. Notice. Sherman County Ambulance Plan Advisory Committee Meeting, July 19

  4. Notice. Gilliam, Sherman & Wheeler County Courts – Joint Meeting, July 25

  5. Sewing Machine Class, Aug. 4

  6. Wasco County Historical Society Program, July 21

  7. Short-Term Doesn’t Mean Short-Change

  8. Links: Things to Think About & Things to Do


1. Notice. Biggs Service District Special Session, July 18

Biggs Service District will hold a special session on July 18th at 8:30am, at Sherman County Courthouse Addition in the Hearings Room, 500 Court Street in Moro Oregon 97039, to discuss auditor quotes. Contact Aaron Cook at Biggs Service District (541-739-2321) with any questions. 


2. Notice. Sherman County Court Executive Session Notice, July 18

ShermanCoLogoThe Sherman County Court will hold an Executive Session at 10:45a.m. during its regularly scheduled Court Session on July 18, 2018, in the County Courthouse Addition in the Hearings Room, 500 Court Street, Moro Oregon 97039. The Court will meet in Executive Session in accordance with ORS 192.660 (2) (f) Exempt Documents to review Housing Rehabilitation Loan applications. Following the Executive Session, the Court will approve or deny applications.


3. Notice. Sherman County Ambulance Plan Advisory Meeting, July 19

Sherman County Ambulance

ASA Plan Advisory Committee

Meeting Agenda

July 19, 2018

6:00 PM

1.0     Open Meeting

2.0     Review/Approve January 18, 2018 minutes

3.0     Review 2018 (January – June) Response Statistics

         3.1  Dispatch

         3.2  Ambulance

4.0     ASA Plan Approval

5.0     Citizen Reporter Article

6.0     Issues / Concerns

7.0     Next Meeting January 17, 2019 @ 6:00PM

8.0     Adjourn


4. Notice. Gilliam, Sherman & Wheeler County Courts – Joint Meeting, July 25

July 25, 2018

10:00 a.m.

OSU Extension/Experiment Station

66365 Lonerock Road

Moro, OR 97039

AGENDA

1.0 Call to Order

2.0 Introductions

3.0 Legal Counsel

4.0 County Trapper

5.0 Carbon Tax

6.0 PILT

7.0 Broadband/Fiber

8.0 Set Next Meeting

9.0 Adjourn

(12:00 p.m. – Lunch will be provided).


5. Sewing Machine Class, Aug. 4

sewing.machine.womanSaturday-Aug 4. 10 am to noon.  Only $15.00. Wasco School Events Center (( old grade school – 800 Barnett St, Wasco, Or))“ – Learn to understand and love your sewing machine.”  If the sewing machine isn’t set up correctly no matter how much you yell, scream or swear at it, it still will not work correctly.  ~~~Carol MacKenzie. Call or send me a text 541-980-7738.


6. Wasco County Historical Society Program, July 21

Wasco County Historical Society is presenting the program “From Pioneer Drugstore to Community Icon: The Waldron Brother’s Drugstore” on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Chinese Building (the Wing Hong Hai Building) at 210 E. 1st Street in The Dalles. Directions: Go east from the Baldwin Saloon on First Street. Eric Gleason will share the history of the stone structure that you can see at the foot of Washington Street that we know today as the Waldron/ Gitchell Building. The public is invited to all the Historical Society programs free of charge. For more information, call 541-980-7453.


7. Short-Term Doesn’t Mean Short-Change

Yesterday, we talked about the need for “good friends.” Today, let’s back up a bit, and ask the questions: Do you decide whether to embark upon a relationship by your judgment of how long it may last?

We might as well get used to the fact that, with our increasing mobility, temporary relationships are here to stay. Temporary relationships should not be confused with long-term relationships that can be uncommitted. A short-term relationship can be committed, for there are other dimensions to commitment besides time.

Because temporary relationships have a beginning and an end, they have a special value. They require us to telescope our time and shed superficiality to concentrate on what we can share in the short time we have. We can be free of culturally predetermined preconceptions about each other, and free of role-playing.

And, even though we may not have a long period of time to spend developing and nurturing the relationship, we can still be committed to conducting it with integrity and full respect for each other’s values. Our short-term relationships can be much more than superficial encounters. They can bring us something of great value from the process of mutual sharing and discovery. They can bring us lessons that last a lifetime.

These things are essential in any meaningful relationship and meaning need not be purely a function of time. We don’t need to “short change” relationships that are “short-term.” When we do, the only short-changing is what we are doing to our own growing and learning. ~The Pacific Institute


 

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