Announcements

Births: December 10 to December 23, 2014

March 31, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

HENINGTON — Aunika Bennetti and Robert Henington, Roseburg, December 10, a daughter, Lilah Katherine Henington, 6 pounds 9 ounces

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Club News: Roseburg Button Club explores lucite at April 3 meeting

March 31, 2015 — 

Club discusses the Lucite Story

The Roseburg Button Club will meet at 1 p.m. Friday in Conference Room A at the Community Cancer Center, 2880 N.W. Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

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Club News: Douglas County Master Gardeners begin summer hours

March 31, 2015 — 

Plant Clinic hours extended

The Douglas County Master Gardeners will have Plant Clinic hours from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning April 1 and continuing through September at the OSU Extension office, 1134 S.E. Douglas Ave., Roseburg.

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Club News: Umpqua Lions host Douglas County commissioner April 1

March 31, 2015 — 

Addressing budget issues

The Umpqua Lions will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kowloon Restaurant, 2686 N.E Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg.

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Marriages: December 8, 2014 to January 23, 2015

March 30, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Clerk’s Office issued the following marriage licenses from Dec. 8, 2014 to Jan. 23, 2015.

Cecil Daniel Cobb Sr., 25, and Brittany Rose Warner, 24, both of Drain, December 8

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Military Note: Lyon, Sarah E.

March 29, 2015 — 

Sarah Lyon

Air Force Airman Sarah E. Lyon graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

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March 23, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

HENINGTON — Aunika Bennetti and Robert Henington, Roseburg, December 10, a daughter, Lilah Katherine Henington, 6 pounds 9 ounces

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ENGAGEMENT: Hooper-Eiland

March 23, 2015 — 

Hooper-Eiland

The parents of Natalie Hooper are pleased to announce her engagement to Edwin Eiland and their plans to be married June 27 in Portland.

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Club News: Roseburg Wings & Wheels elects leadership for 2015

March 23, 2015 — 

Wings & Wheels elects officers

The Roseburg Wings & Wheels Association has elected its board officers for 2015. They are: Director Mike Danielle, President Paul Schafer, Vice President J.D. Knigge, Secretary Patricia Loegering and Treasurer Lynne Reinhart.

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Club News: Roseburg Elks announce officers, host dinner and dance

March 23, 2015 — 

Elks install new officers

The Roseburg Elks Lodge No. 326 will install its new officers at 4 p.m. March 28. A dinner and dance event will take place after the installation. This is event is open to the public. Anyone interested in attending the installation is asked to call 541-672-4455 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. For information about the Elks, visit their website at http://www.elks.org/lodges/home.cfm?LodgeNumber=0326.

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Club News: Roseburg VFW Post 2468 hosts celebration of life March 27

March 23, 2015 — 

VFW Post 2468 honors Boyd

Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 2468 will host a celebration of life and potluck at 6 p.m. Friday at the VFW Hall, 1127 N.E. Walnut St., Roseburg.

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Douglas County Veterans Viewpoint: Returning veterans need health care and employment

March 22, 2015 — 

March roared in like a lion for the VA Roseburg Healthcare System, with a ground-breaking ceremony for a new mental-health building and the announcement that Dr. Bilal Chaudhry had been chosen as the chief of staff, one of the VA’s top management positions.

Dr. Bilal Chaudhry’s credentials include positions as the Chief of Staff at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center at Iron Mountain, Mich. and as the Associate Chief of Staff for Education and Operations at the St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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Military Note: Disanto-Peyton, Brittney G.

March 24, 2015 — 

Brittney Disanto-Peyton

Air Force Airman Brittney G. Disanto-Peyton, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

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Military Note: Cross, Kevin T.

March 24, 2015 — 

Kevin Cross

Air Force Airman Kevin T. Cross graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

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Military Note: Jaykins, Alexandra J.

March 24, 2015 — 

Alexandra Jaykins

Alexandra J. Jaykins, daughter of Donald Jaykins of Rocklin, California and Melikean Jaykins of Winston, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

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ENGAGEMENT: Pickett-Rodriguez

March 24, 2015 — 

Pickett-Rodriguez

Morgan Pickett and Zack Rodriguez have announced their engagement and plans for a June 20 wedding at Millpond Pavilion in Idleyld Park.

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ENGAGEMENT: Fummerton-Sharp

March 24, 2015 — 

Fummerton-Sharp

Marcella Fummerton and Benjamin Sharp have announced their engagement and plans for an April 18 wedding at Shadow Hills Country Club in Junction City.

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WEDDING: Armstrong-Potter

March 24, 2015 — 

Armstrong-Potter

Alexa Arletta Armstrong and Ryan Andrew Potter were married Dec. 20 at The Benson Hotel in Portland. The officiating minister was Paula Barnett and a reception followed in The Benson Crystal Ballroom.

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Club News: Altrusa International of Roseburg hosts March 21 Reading Faire

March 24, 2015 — 

Reading Faire offers fun for all

There will be an Altrusa-sponsored Reading Faire in the Douglas County Fairgrounds Exhibit Building from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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Club News: Roseburg hosts Southern Oregon Gold and Treasure Show March 20, 21, and 22

March 24, 2015 — 

It’s a golden opportunity

The Douglas County Prospectors Association will host its 8th annual Southern Oregon Gold and Treasure Show this weekend in Douglas Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg.

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Club News: Douglas County Scottish & Celtic Society host traditional dinner March 20

March 24, 2015 — 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

The Douglas County Scottish & Celtic Society will host a St. Patrick’s corned beef and cabbage dinner at 6 p.m. Friday at American Legion Post 16, 406 S.E. Oak St., Roseburg.

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Club News: Umpqua Valley Audubon Society offers two field trips Mar. 13

March 9, 2015 — 

Birdwatchers have options

The Umpqua Valley Audubon Society will host two field trips on Friday. One will be to the Stewart Park Wildlife area in Roseburg from 8 to 9:30 a.m., and the other will be to Ford’s Pond near Sutherlin from 10 a.m. to noon.

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Club News: American Women Veterans' Association hosts quarterly potluck dinner Mar. 8 in Roseburg

March 9, 2015 — 

Sharing with women vets

The American Women Veterans’ Association will host its quarterly potluck dinner meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Hall, 406 S.E. Oak Street, Roseburg.

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Club News: Umpqua Astronomers discuss planetarium programs on March 10 in Roseburg

March 9, 2015 — 

Newcomers are welcome

Umpqua Astronomers will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Douglas Forest Protective Association conference room, 1758 N.E. Airport Road, Roseburg.

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Club News: Umpqua Orchid Society meets March 12 in Roseburg

March 9, 2015 — 

Learn the art of potting orchids

The Umpqua Orchid Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 2 at the Mercy Education Center, 2459 N.W. Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

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Club News: Learn cabochon making at Umpqua Gem and Mineral meeting March 9

March 9, 2015 — 

Let’s make a cabochon

The Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club will have a potluck beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, with a Jr. rock club meeting at 6:30 and a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in Rooms 2 and 3 at the Mercy Community Education building, 2459 Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

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Club News: Roseburg group hosts speakers March 10 for sleep apnea discussion

March 9, 2015 — 

Learn about sleep apnea

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Round Table Pizza, 2040 N.W. Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

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Club News: Ongoing series explores food security in Douglas County

March 9, 2015 — 

Food security: a crucial issue

The Lunch Bunch offers the next segment in its series on hunger and food security in Douglas County. The group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 17, at the Roseburg Country Club, 5051 Garden Valley Road, Roseburg.

David Fricke and Abe Long, both with Umpqua DisAbilities Network, will introduce the possibilities of local “food forests.” They will also discuss the development of Westside Community Garden, a food growing venture sponsored by the United Methodist Church. This presentation follows earlier discussions on emergency food distribution programs and prospects of improving a food system network.

Pre-registrations for this Lunch Bunch program are requested by Friday. Fees are paid at the door: buffet and program, $20; program only, $5.

Information or registration: 541-673-3713 or jblong@dcwisp.net.

Club News: Take a wildflower field trip near Tenmile on March 14

March 9, 2015 — 

See budding signs of spring

The Umpqua Valley Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon offers a field trip from 9 a.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m. Saturday to Upper Olalla Road.

Please meet at 9 a.m. in the large parking lot on the west side of Fowler Street, between the Douglas County Courthouse and the library to carpool and share gas expenses. Departure will be 9:30 a.m. sharp. Attendees are asked to call, so trip coordinators can plan accordingly.

Senior NPSO member Ted Schattenkerk will lead the trip to view the first wildflowers of spring at several locations, including Coarse Gold tributary. Anticipate short walking distances on gently slopes. Bring lunch, snacks, drinking water and a camera. Poison oak may be leafing out and ticks may be present, so wear appropriate foot gear and clothing. A rain parka and fleece is recommended, in case of inclement weather. Pet attendance is discouraged, but if attending, they must be leashed to prevent disturbing those who are photographing plants.

Information: 541-459-2821.

Club News: Altrusa's March 13 and 14 book sale in Roseburg raises funds for local literacy programs

March 9, 2015 — 

Big book sale this weekend

Altrusa International of Roseburg will have a huge book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at 643 S.E. Kane St., Roseburg.

All genres of books will be available: paperbacks 25 cents, hardcover books from 50 cents to $1. Donations of gently used books are also appreciated. Please call or stop by during the book sale.

Proceeds from the sale help purchase children’s books for Altrusa’s literacy projects, reaching children early to help them explore the fun and value of reading.

Last year, Altrusa recycled more than 15,000 books by placing them in food baskets at Douglas County food pantries during Celebration of Literacy, providing books for newborns through the Family Development Center, supplying the Altrusa Library at the local Fish Food Pantry, and more.

Information or donation: 541-672-2285.

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