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BRIEFLY: Learn to help children cope with divorce
The next Helping Children Cope with Divorce/Separation class, facilitated by educator Mary Lu Pierce, will be offered from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Misener Conference Room, 1001 Fourth St. For more information, call 541-962-9500, ext. 2228. People are asked not to bring their children, as child care is not provided. The free class is sponsored by the Family Law Advisory Committee.
Classes split up for separate breakfasts
ISLAND CITY — La Grande High School classes of 1944, 1945 and 1946 are invited to the Class of 1945’s 69th reunion Sept. 6 at
Registration will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with visiting. Appetizers will be provided.
Dinner starts at 5 p.m. and will include door prizes, a raffle and special reports.
Breakfast for the Class of 1945 will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Flying J Travel Plaza. Breakfast for the Class of 1946 will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Denny’s. A previous briefly had both classes breakfasting together, which was incorrect.
For dinner reservations, call Aloha Botelho at
Shelter presents training opportunity
Law enforcement supervisors, patrol officers, detectives, investigators, victim advocates, victim service providers, prosecutors and sexual assault workers are invited to attend a training opportunity being offered by Shelter From the Storm.
The training will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10, immediately followed by a Sexual Abuse Protection Order presentation from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The presenter, Mandy Davis, licensed clinical social worker, is the clinical director for the Trauma Informed Care Project and co-director for Trauma Informed Oregon at the Regional Research Institute at Portland State University’s School of Social Work. Davis specializes in providing training, consultation and supervision to systems, organizations and providers on topics related to implementing trauma informed care and trauma specific services.
This no-cost training is open to any and all professionals who interact with survivors of family or sexual violence.
People should register by today at www.surveymonkey.com/s/XL8JSWK.
Once all survey registrations are complete, the exact address of the training will be sent to registrants, via email.
Library offers learn and play event
R2L Learn and Play, a free event, will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Oct. 13 and Nov. 10 at the Cook Memorial Library for parents and children up to age 5. This introduction to early literacy encourages interaction between adult and child through activities including rhymes, songs, rhythm instruments and free play time.
PFLAG to meet Sept. 4 at shelter
The September meeting of Parents and Families of Lesbians and Gays will be at
The monthly board game night will be from 6 p.m. to
Nile Club meets Tuesday morning
The Union County Nile Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Cock and Bull Restaurant.
Cattlemen will not meet Monday
Union County Cattlemen will not meet Monday due to the Labor Day holiday. The Cattlemen will have its next business meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Ag Service Center.
Submit photos for Oregon calendar
Oregon Farm Bureau invites the public to submit photos for its 2015 Oregon’s Bounty calendar through Sept. 15.
The award-winning calendar celebrates all aspects of Oregon agriculture: the commodities, the people, the production, the landscape, the enjoyment — anything that depicts the beauty, technology, culture or tradition of family farming and ranching.
“The Oregon’s Bounty calendar is a great opportunity for both amateur and professional photographers to get their images featured in a high-quality calendar that is sent to 61,000 Farm Bureau members across the state,” said OFB Communications Director Anne Marie Moss. “We always receive so many fantastic images.”
Horizontal-format, high-resolution images — both close-ups and panoramic views — are needed of all types of agriculture in all seasons. Subject ideas include the harvesting of crops, planting of crops, close-ups of ag products or crops in the field, panoramic scenes of farmland, people enjoying agriculture or ag products, farm animals, portraits of farmers/ranchers, farmers markets, county fairs, harvest festivals, farming scenes from all seasons.
Photographers with images selected for month pages in Oregon’s Bounty will receive a photo credit in the 2015 calendar, copies of the calendar, and a year of Farm Bureau membership if they have not already joined the organization.
The deadline for entries is Sept. 15.
Photographers do not need to be Farm Bureau members to participate and there is
Photo specifications and contest rules are attached, and are also available at www.oregonfb.org/calendar/.