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BRIEFLY: Voters Forum takes place Monday
Voters Forum takes place Monday
ELGIN — The public is invited to Elgin for a Voters Forum at 6:30 p.m. Monday to hear from proponents on two local ballot measures — the proposal to make the Elgin city administrator an appointed position, and the proposal to make Union County Commission positions non-partisan.
The event will be held in the Stella Mayfield Auditorium at Elgin Elementary School.
The format will include time for questions from the audience, and is sponsored by the Elgin Chamber of Commerce and The Observer, with assistance from the League of Women Voters.
LHS Class of 1947 meets Monday
La Grande High School Class of 1947 will meet at 1 p.m. Monday at the Flying J Travel Plaza. Everyone is welcome.
College, military and career fair set
A College, Military and Career Fair will be conducted at La Grande High School Monday.
The fair will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the LHS commons.
Participants at the fair will include representatives from colleges, universities and community colleges plus the U.S. military.
Representatives from many businesses and agencies will also be present to discuss a variety of career interests and opportunities. Mini sessions will focus on a wide range of topics ranging from college admission requirements to how to become a college athlete.
Drawings for prizes will take place every 15 minutes.
Cove senior meal served up May 2
COVE — Cove senior meal will be served May 2 at the Cove Baptist Church. On the menu prepared by chef Merlin Baker are chopped steak, herb-roasted potatoes, peas and carrots, salad, rolls and bread pudding.
Coffee and tea will be served at noon followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m.
RSVP by Monday to Imie Bristow at 541-568-4545.
Event celebrates firefighter
NORTH POWDER — The community of North Powder is celebrating Coy Turner and his 20 years of dedicated service to the North Powder Fire Department. The event begins at 5 p.m. Sunday. Food, cake and refreshments will be served.
SOLO adult singles group meets Sunday
SOLO adult singles group will have a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Nazarene Church fellowship hall, 18th Street and Gekeler Lane.
Lunch will be provided. This is a fragrance-free venue. For more information, call Linda at 541-240-9819.
LHS Class of 1964 sets reunion meeting
The La Grande Class of 1964 will have a reunion meeting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Flying J Travel Plaza restaurant.
Health district plans work session
UNION — The South County Health District will conduct an executive session, pursuant to ORS 192.660, followed by a work session to discuss the new policy and procedure handbook for the health clinic at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room of the Union Family Health Center.
Food Product Process Workshop set
BAKER CITY — People interested in launching their own food-related business are invited to a two-day Food Product and Process Workshop.
Oregon State University Food Innovation Center Trade Development Manager Sarah Masoni will present the May 1-2 workshop.
Topics to be discussed include market niches, packaging and labeling, shelf-life and food safety, preparing to sell to buyers, regulations and laws, marketing strategies and liability insurance product pricing.
The workshop will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. May 1 and from 9 a.m. to noon May 2 at the OSU Extension Service building, 2600 East St. in Baker City. The cost is $110 per person. Preregistration is required.
To register, call Catherine Haye at 503-872-6680 no later than Wednesday.
Kindergarten registration set
UNION — A parent-only meeting for 2014 – 2015 registration for kindergarten will take place at 6 p.m. Monday at the S.E. Miller Kindergarten Room, 166 W. Dearborn St. in Union. Child care will be available.
Required documentation for registration are a copy of the official state birth certificate (not a hospital certificate) and a current Oregon Certificate of Immunization.
Students must be 5 years of age by Aug. 31.
Senior center lunch menus listed
The Union County Senior Center offers the following lunches next week.
Monday: beef roll-ups, steamed Brussels sprouts, apple Waldorf salad, sliced cucumbers, cookies.
Tuesday: Asian chicken, wild rice, steamed Oriental vegetables, salad greens, spring rolls, fortune cookies.
Wednesday: Salisbury steak, red potatoes, steamed broccoli mix, Jell-O, baked breads, cobbler.