Talia Welch, art teacher at Heidi Ho, helps the students with their art projects. Some of these students use the extended program so they can stay at school while their parents are still at work. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
Child care is often a necessary service for working parents. However, according to an audit released last week by Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown, the state’s child care costs are one of the least affordable in the nation.
ENTERPRISE — The Enterprise Elks are looking for help this holiday season with the Christmas Baskets and Tree of Giving Program. People who can help with a donation or volunteer time should call Donnie Rynearson at 541-263-0598. The Tree of Giving is up and decorated with cards of those who are in need of some Christmas magic. Families who may need help buying presents for their children can ask to have a card put on the tree, or if someone knows a family in need, they can make the request. To request help for a family, contact Enterprise City Hall at 541-426-4196 no later than Monday.