BRIEFLY: Alumni Community Breakfast set May 25
Alumni Community Breakfast set May 25
UNION — The 31st Annual Alumni Community Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. May 25 at the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show Clubhouse, 760 E. Delta St., Union. On the menu are ham, eggs, pancakes, juice and coffee.
Admission is a free-will offering, with proceeds to benefit Union High School students, activities and booster projects.
Sorority sponsors annual yard sale
ISLAND CITY — Delta Epsilon Sorority is sponsoring its annual yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Island City Market & Deli, corner of Island Avenue and C Street.
LMS Plant Sale begins Wednesday
The La Grande Middle School Plant Sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. The sale includes hanging baskets, vegetables and herbs, perennial flowers, ornamental grasses and annual flowers.
Ballot test set for Tuesday morning
A test will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday for the Union County ballot tally system for the May 20 primary election. The test will be conducted at the Union County Clerk’s Office, 1001 Fourth St.
For more information, call Union County Clerk Robin Church at 541-963-1006.
La Grande School Board meets
The La Grande School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Willow Elementary School conference room. Professional learning communities will be one of the subjects discussed.
Union School Board meets Wednesday
UNION — The Union School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the high school athletic complex. Energy tax credits will be one of the subjects discussed.
EOU pride week continues tonight
Eastern Oregon University’s pride week started Friday evening with a prom and drag show and continues this week. Here’s a schedule of the remaining events:
• 6 p.m. Monday: Movie, “Prayers for Bobby,” Zabel 101. For more information, visit www.prayersforbobby.com/synopsis.php.
• 5 p.m. Tuesday: Undie Run, in front of the student union.
• 6 p.m. Wednesday: Blink — A local transgender person tells their story, Zabel 101.
• 7 p.m. Thursday: Local band Whisky Barrel Rocker will perform at Mac’s Grille (in the EOU student union).
• Friday: Pride Parade. People involved should meet in the EOU quad by 5 p.m.
Book sale supports women’s center
Book enthusiasts have the opportunity later this month to shop for their next great read while supporting the Women’s Resource Center at Eastern Oregon University.
A wide range of volumes for all ages, in addition to audio and visual selections, will be included in the WRC’s annual spring book sale May 30-June 1.
The sale begins with an early bird special. For a $5 admission fee, shoppers can browse tables from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. May 30 in the Hoke Union Building, Room 309. Admission is free from 1 to 7 p.m.
The sale continues from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 31 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1.
Books will be sold for $1 per inch.
Audio and visual items will be 50 cents to $1 each.
Proceeds benefit the WRC, dedicated to providing a safe place for women to access services and education. The center also promotes awareness of women’s and gender issues at EOU.
Retired educators meet Wednesday
Union County Retired Educators will meet for its last meeting until September Wednesday at Dusty Spur, corner of Greenwood Street and S Avenue.
Orders for lunch will be taken at 11:30 a.m. Speakers from the School Budget Committee will talk about the bond, and questions are welcomed. Awards will be presented.
Cove kindergarten roundup scheduled
COVE — A kindergarten roundup information session will be at Cove Elementary School from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Parents of children who will be kindergartners and their children who will be attending kindergarten are encouraged to attend.
Information on kindergarten will be presented.
The session will be in the Cove Elementary School kindergarten classroom.