Sherman County eNews #204

CONTENTS

  1. Amber Tilton, Park Ranger, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honored

  2. Sherman County Fair, Aug. 20-24

  3. All County Prayer Meeting, Aug. 7

  4. Presentation: Fairbanks Station on the Great Southern Railroad, Aug. 24


1. Amber Tilton, Park Ranger, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honored

Amber Tilton, US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger, was honored with a national agency award in Washington D.C. last week.  She is the 24th recipient of the Hiram M. Chittenden Award for Interpretive Excellence; an educator’s award for distinguished achievements in her field.  Amber has worked at The Dalles Lock and Dam for the past twelve years.  She provides educational tours of the dam, brings special events to the community like the annual Eagle Watch, and works in local schools doing classroom water safety programs and other fun lessons.

See https://www.facebook.com/PortlandCorps/

Contact: Amber TiltonPark Ranger, The Dalles Lock and DamPortland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers NWD/POD Water Safety Representative

O: (541) 506-8471  C: (541) 980-7734   www.nwp.usace.army.mil

Amber’s current work schedule is Friday through Monday.

Don’t be a sinker, be a smart thinker – wear your life jacket!

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2. Sherman County Fair, Aug. 20-24

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The Sherman County Fair is coming up, August 20-24, 2019. We are sorry that we don’t have fair books out yet! We hope to have them out soon! Our website has the schedule, events and forms needed. Please visit http://www.shermancountyfairfun.com. You can also email shermanctyfair@hotmail.com for more information. Thank you for understanding and we hope to see everyone at the fair! It’s going to be a great time!!  ~Sherman County Fair Board


3. All County Prayer Meeting, Aug. 7

church.family1The All County Prayer Meeting is Wednesday August 7 @ the Rufus Baptist Church

Fellowship starts at 6:30 PM, Pray time starts at 7:00 PM and ends at 8:30 PM.

Everyone is welcome to come and join the meeting, come and join in when you can get there and stay as long as you can. ~ Red Gibbs


4. Presentation: Fairbanks Station on the Great Southern Railroad, Aug. 24

The public is invited to hear of “Fairbanks”, a former station along the Great Southern Railroad, at 11:00 a.m., Saturday the 24th, presented by local historians Bill Johnson & Phil Kaser.  This free presentation sponsored by the Wasco County Historical Society will be at the 1850 Moody/Rorick House, 300 W. 13th St., The Dalles.  Lawn chairs are welcome.  Refreshments will be available.


 

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