Sherman County eNews #256

CONTENTS

  1. SPIRITUAL MATTERS

  2. CLASSIFIEDS

  3. CALENDAR


1. SPIRITUAL MATTERS

2-22-1933  Old Uncle Zeke has joined the church after a lifetime of atheism. He says that after watching the world in general and humans in particular for fifty years he has come to believe that the world was actually thrown together in six days after all, maybe less. ~ Giles L. French, These Things We Note, Sherman County Journal


2. CLASSIFIEDS (new or corrected) 

sherrycaricatureCLASSIFIED 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 (anniversaries, achievements, awards, births, birthdays, graduations, weddings, etc.) here. ~The Editor

THANK YOU & CONGRATULATORY NOTES:

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!

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION FUND-RAISERS:

SHERMAN COUNTY SENIOR & COMMUNITY CENTER BENEFIT. We are selling another round of Sherman County photobooks through the end of November. This time it is a fundraiser for the Senior Center in Moro. Books will be between $65-$79, depending how many copies we sell. The book is 70 pages in full color, and showcases the work of more than a dozen local photographers. To view a copy in person please stop by the senior center. To sign up for a copy please contact: Kari Silcox, 541-565-3193, kari@shermancounty.net. Thanks!! 10/12

LOST OR FOUND:

FOUND:  Verizon iPhone in gray case, screen pic is photo of a red/black Union snowboard binding. Found Tuesday morning on shoulder of the road in upper Hay Canyon. Please text or call your number to claim.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

4-H THEATRE ARTS CLUB LEADER. Want to help lead a new 4-H “Theatre Arts” club? No acting or performing experience needed! We’ve got lots of kids with interest in drama, there’s easy-to-use 4-H curriculum, and we just received a $2000 grant to put on a kids’ drama musical with hired instructors. 4-H clubs need to meet at least 6 times a year, usually once a month, plus you’d need to attend the monthly Sherman 4-H Assn meetings. Let the Sherman Extension Office know if you’re interested, love to have you! 541-565-3230 or email cindy.brown@oregonstate.edu. 10/12

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” — Unknown

EMPLOYMENT:

AREA REPRESENTATIVE. Non-Profit Organization Looking for Community Area Representatives to Join our International Team. ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking individuals to serve as Area Representatives in your local community.  ASSE provides academic year and semester exchange programs in the United States for high school students from around the world.  Students are 15 to 18 years of age, have passed a series of academic and character requirements and are awaiting an opportunity to embark on their American Adventure. — Area Representatives recruit and screen prospective host families, interview students to study abroad and supervise the exchange students in their community.  Area representatives are compensated based on the number of students they are supervising. There is also a great bonus opportunity. — ASSE’s primary goal is to contribute to International understanding by enabling students to learn about other languages and cultures through active participation in family, school and community life. ASSE’s Area Representatives are the cornerstone of the organization, making all of this possible! For more information about ASSE or becoming an Area Representative, please call our Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or email us at asseusawest@asse.com. Please check out our website at host.asse.com.  We look forward to welcoming you to the ranks of Area Representatives nationwide – striving towards a world of understanding, one child at a time! 11/30

TECHNICIAN. NOTICE OF PERMANENT VACANCY. Gilliam-Wheeler County Farm Service Agency Program Technician. The Gilliam-Wheeler County Farm Service Agency (FSA) is accepting applications for a permanent Program Technician in Condon, Oregon. Applications will be accepted beginning September 19, 2018 and closing October 3, 2018. Salary range of $26,587 – $53,773 per year based on qualifications and experience. A copy of the vacancy announcement and application may be obtained on line by visiting: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/511240400 . For more information please contact the FSA Office at 541-384-4251 ext 2.  The Federal Service offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees at:  https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees9/28

FOR SALE:

PIANO. Baldwin Spinet Piano – Maple colored – $300 OBO negotiable, would like it to find a home where it will be used. Thanks Very Good shape, I just want space for exercise equipment. Call or text Jeanne Kuettel @ 541-714-5740.  11/30

5020 JOHN DEERE TRACTOR. It can be viewed at the fairgrounds. Engine ran when parked. Transmission locked in reverse. Please submit sealed bids to the Sherman County Fair board at shermanctyfair@hotmail.com 10/12 

SHERMAN COUNTY PHOTO BOOK. We are selling another round of Sherman County photobooks through the end of November. This time it is a benefit for the Senior Center in Moro. Books will be between $65-$79, depending how many copies we sell. The book is 70 pages in full color, and showcases the work of more than a dozen local photographers. To view a copy in person please stop by the senior center. To sign up for a copy please contact: Kari Silcox, 541-565-3193, kari@shermancounty.net. Thanks!! 10/12

COME SEE US AT THE HOOD RIVER HARVEST BAZAAR OCTOBER 12-14:  One of a kind handcrafted furniture and gifts: Considerately Handcrafted one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor furniture and gifts created from re-purposed wine & whiskey barrels, old barn wood and other local reclaimed materials. Special orders available.  Furniture repair and refinishing. ~The Wood Butcher | Wasco, Oregon | 541-993-4282 | https://www.oldwoodnbarrels.com 10/12

MORO PROPERTY. NEW PRICE OF $44,900.00 A chance to own 1.5 acres close to town but in the country in Sherman County. This property is waiting for you to bring your house plans and call it home. Subject to final short plat approval, taxes to be determined. RMLS# 17410095. Contact tiffany@drysideproperty.com 9/28

FOR RENT OR LEASE:  

FREE:

SERVICES:

GETTING READY FOR COOLER WEATHER?  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. 11/23 

NEWSPAPERS

VISITOR INFORMATION:

WANTED:

4-H THEATRE ARTS CLUB LEADER. Want to help lead a new 4-H “Theatre Arts” club? No acting or performing experience needed! We’ve got lots of kids with interest in drama, there’s easy-to-use 4-H curriculum, and we just received a $2000 grant to put on a kids’ drama musical with hired instructors. 4-H clubs need to meet at least 6 times a year, usually once a month, plus you’d need to attend the monthly Sherman 4-H Assn meetings. Let the Sherman Extension Office know if you’re interested, love to have you! 541-565-3230 or email cindy.brown@oregonstate.edu. 10/12

AREA REPRESENTATIVE. Non-Profit Organization Looking for Community Area Representatives to Join our International Team. ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking individuals to serve as Area Representatives in your local community.  ASSE provides academic year and semester exchange programs in the United States for high school students from around the world.  Students are 15 to 18 years of age, have passed a series of academic and character requirements and are awaiting an opportunity to embark on their American Adventure. — Area Representatives recruit and screen prospective host families, interview students to study abroad and supervise the exchange students in their community.  Area representatives are compensated based on the number of students they are supervising. There is also a great bonus opportunity. — ASSE’s primary goal is to contribute to International understanding by enabling students to learn about other languages and cultures through active participation in family, school and community life. ASSE’s Area Representatives are the cornerstone of the organization, making all of this possible! For more information about ASSE or becoming an Area Representative, please call our Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or email us at asseusawest@asse.com. Please check out our website at host.asse.com.  We look forward to welcoming you to the ranks of Area Representatives nationwide – striving towards a world of understanding, one child at a time! 11/30


3. CALENDAR (new or corrected)

food.freshSEPTEMBER

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

1-30 Sherman County Historical Museum Exhibit: Photographs John Day Dam, 50 Years Ago

28 Sherman Football vs. Enterprise 7 at Sherman CANCELED

28 Sherman County School Hall of Honor Induction Reception & Awards 5:30

28 Association of Oregon Counties District 3 – Wasco County

28-30 Tygh Valley Bluegrass Jamboree

29 Sherman Invitational JV Volleyball Tournament 9 at Sherman

29 Living History Presentation at Stonehenge WWI Memorial 6

29 Tango at Maryhill Museum 6-9

camera.35mm.blueOCTOBER

1 Lower John Day Area Commission on Transportation 10 Rufus

1 Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Board Meeting 10:30 NORCOR, The Dalles

1 Grass Valley City Council 7 City Hall

1-31 Oregon Archaeology Month

1-31 National Archives Month

1-31 Historic Cemeteries Month

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

2 Moro City Council 7 City Hall

2 Madero Winds Concert 6:30 Sherman County Public/School Library

3 Biggs Service District Board Meeting 8:30 Courthouse CANCELED

3 Sherman County Court 9

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

4 Sherman Volleyball vs. Ione 5 at Sherman

4 Sherman County Fair Board 7

5 Sherman Football vs. Ione 7 at Ione

6 Sherman Volleyball JV Tournament at Fossil TBD

6-7 Car is King Weekend at Maryhill Museum

7 Afghanistan War Began 2001

7 P.E.O. Chapter EJ “Mission: Possible,” Scholarship Benefit bike/walk clue-finding tour 12-1 The Dalles

8 Columbus Day (observed)

9 Oregon School Boards Association Regional Fall Meeting, Condon

9 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3

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

9 Sherman Volleyball vs. Echo 5 at Echo

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

10 Rufus City Council 7

11 Sherman Volleyball vs. South Wasco County 5 at Maupin

12 Sherman Football vs. Imbler 2 at Imbler

12 Columbus Day

12-14 Hood River Harvest Bazaar

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

13 Community Renewable Energy Association Board Meeting 10-1

13 Sherman Volleyball vs. Condon/Wheeler 1 at Sherman

15 Eastern Oregon Regional Tourism Gathering 10-3 Condon

16 Sherman Volleyball vs. Dufur 5 at Sherman

16 Frontier Regional 911 Agency Board Meeting 1 Condon

16 Wasco City Council 7

17 Sherman County Court 9

18 Sherman County Book Club 6 Sherman Public/School Library

19 Sherman Football 7 at Dufur – Dufur Homecoming

19-21 White Salmon Fall Art Walk

20 Sherman Volleyball Playoffs at Echo TBD

20 Free Family History Workshop 8:30 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints Hood River

20 Bingo for Breannah 6 Grass Valley Pavilion

24 Tri-County Court Meeting 10-2 Condon

26 Sherman Football District 3 Championship at E. Oregon University TBD

27 Tango at Maryhill Museum 6-9

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

31 Halloween 

clock.793NOVEMBER

1 Sherman County Fair Board 7

1 North Central Education Service District Board Meeting, Condon

1-31 Military Family Appreciation Month

1-May 1 Sherman Museum Open by Appointment

4 Day Light Saving Time Ends (set clock back one hour)

6 Election Day

7 Sherman Historical Museum Volunteer & Hosts Appreciation Party

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

9 Community Renewable Energy Association Board Meeting 10-1

10 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 Military Vehicles

10 Year-End Family Day at Maryhill Museum 1:30-5

11 Veterans Day Bells at Maryhill Museum 11

11 Veterans Day

12 Veterans Day (observed)

14-17 Tri-State Grain Growers Convention, Portland, Oregon

22 Thanksgiving Day


 

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