Chelsea Marie Spencer and Chet Patrick Miller were joined in matrimony recently at Blue Lake near Sisters, Oregon. The ceremony was officiated by Don Henderson of Church of Christ and followed by a reception.Learn more »
Prepare early for Christmas
The Calapooia Community Club will have its annual Holiday Bazaar 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 141 Scott Henry Lane, Umpqua.Learn more »
Keels celebrate 50th together
Tom and Donnie Keel celebrated their golden anniversary with a trip down memory lane to Victoria, British Columbia. They honeymooned in Victoria after their Sept. 19, 1964, wedding in Roseburg. At that time, Tom teased his bride, saying the ferry ride to Victoria was their honeymoon “cruise.” They repeated this “cruise” on their recent trip, and then explored the history, the beautiful scenery and the Butchart Gardens.Learn more »
Auction helps Tenmile Church
The Tenmile Community United Methodist Church will have its Fall Auction Saturday at the Community Center on Tenmile Valley Road.Learn more »
Shop for the holidays with RBPW
The 53rd Roseburg Business and Professional Women Craft Show will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at Douglas Hall, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg.Learn more »
VFW Post 2468 hosts potluck
Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 2468 will host a potluck at 6 p.m. Friday at the VFW Hall, 1127 N.E. Walnut St., Roseburg.Learn more »
Lions host their Dist. Governor
The Umpqua Lions Club of Roseburg will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Tom Tom Restaurant, 1370 N.W. Garden Valley Blvd., Roseburg. This meeting will feature the Lions District Governor. Anyone interested in learning more about the Lions or their activities is welcome.Learn more »
Club News: Roseburg Business and Professional Women install officers, celebrate Nat’l Business Women’s WeekOctober 23, 2014 —
Learn more about RBPW
The Roseburg Business and Professional Women recently installed its officers for the 2014-15 year. They are: President Kathy Thompson, Secretary Nancy Forrest, and Treasurer Kathy Book. The organization is open to those who support equity for women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.Learn more »
Club News: Douglas County Master Gardeners honored for service; applications open for winter programOctober 23, 2014 —
Awards given, classes begin
The Douglas County Master Gardeners had its annual awards banquet October 4. The banquet honors the many volunteers who serve as community outreach and strengthen the OSU Extension gardening program in Douglas County.Learn more »
Dalicia Kyleina Fennell and Nathan Edward Raymond were married July 26, 2014, in Corvallis, Oregon. The bride is the daughter of Jack and Wendy Fennell of Sutherlin. The groom is the son of Mark and Paulette Raymond of Carson City, Nevada.Learn more »
Donors thanked for new signage
A custom-made redwood sign was built for the Westside Community Garden, thanks to private donors, the Umpqua Valley Disabilities Network, and Randy Bailey.Learn more »
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UGMC to hold rock auction
The Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club will have a potluck beginning at 6 p.m., a Jr. rock club meeting at 6:30 and a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, in Room 2 at the Mercy Community Education building, 2459 Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.Learn more »
Newcomers host Eagleton
Newcomers and Friends will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Gilberto’s Mexican Restaurant, 1347 N.E. Stephens St., Roseburg.Learn more »
Halloween pics, shopping Sat.
The Sutherlin Dog Park and Grange No. 724 will again join forces to offer Halloween photo opportunities and shopping from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 851 S. Comstock, Sutherlin.Learn more »
Club News: American Women Veterans’ Association hosts Battered Persons’ Advocacy speaker in Roseburg on Oct. 14October 13, 2014 —
Connect with help for victims
The American Women Veterans’ Association will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Post, 406 S.E. Oak Street, Roseburg.Learn more »
New measures to be discussed
The Umpqua Valley Republican Women will host a ballot measure forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the OSU Extension office, 1134 S.E. Douglas Ave., Roseburg.Learn more »
Club News: Daughters of the American Revolution in Roseburg host Oregon State Regent at Oct. 11 meetingOctober 6, 2014 —
DAR presents state regent
The Umpqua Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will have a no-host luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Chi’s Garden Restaurant, 528 S.E. Stephens St., Roseburg.Learn more »
Tribe thanked for support
The St. Francis Community Kitchen Executive Committee and volunteers would like to express thanks and sincere appreciation to the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation for its generous grant to the Kitchen.Learn more »
Volunteers earn kudos for help
Bike Walk Roseburg, the Downtown Roseburg Association and the Douglas County Global Warming Coalition wish to thank the sponsors and the many volunteers who helped make the second annual Roseburg Open Streets Event (ROSE) a success. An icicle tricycle roamed the streets passing out ice cream treats, a bicycle-powered water wagon and a water station helped everyone stay cool.Learn more »
Natasha Moffitt, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet at University of Oregon in Eugene, has graduated from the Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Knox, Ky.Learn more »
Air Force Airman Jacob T. Dudley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.Learn more »
Christina Railsback and Phillip DeBose Jr. were married August 23 at Romantic River Gardens in Umpqua. Dr. Steve Schenewerk of Winston Community Baptist Church officiated the ceremony, which included a candle lighting for the groom’s father, Phillip DeBose Sr. A reception was held immediately after the wedding.Learn more »
Heather Burpee and Tam Brine were married July 19 at the bride’s childhood home in Roseburg. A majestic maple tree served as their outdoor cathedral. A friend of the family, Lisa Norton, officiated the ceremony, which was attended by many out-of-town friends and family members. A reception followed the wedding, encompassing the lawn, garden and orchard of the Burpee home.Learn more »
Celebrating 100 years
Violet Marie Flagg commemorated her 100th birthday with a party of family and friends at Chantele’s Loving Touch Memory Care Facility. Ninety-two-year-old Bud Carney, Violet’s only brother and youngest sibling, came from California with his daughter to celebrate the event. Violet’s daughter and her husband from Roseburg, a granddaughter from Vancouver, Washington, and a large number of friends also attended.Learn more »
Orchid Society hosts Harding
The Umpqua Orchid Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 2 at the Mercy Education Center, 2459 Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.Learn more »
Club News: Dr. Moore visits Roseburg VFW on Oct. 10 to discuss cancerOctober 6, 2014 —
Learn more about cancer
Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 2468 will host a cancer program at 6 p.m. Friday at the VFW Hall, 1127 N.E. Walnut St., Roseburg.
Dr. Moore from the Community Cancer Center will discuss different types of cancer that develop in men and women. The event is open to the community. Anyone interested in learning more is invited to attend, ask questions and have coffee and cookies.
Club News: Circuit Court Judge Randy Garrison to discuss Mental Health Court in Roseburg at Oct. 7 meetingOctober 6, 2014 —
AAUW guest is Judge Garrison
The Roseburg branch of American Association of University Women will have a no-host dinner and meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Jasmine’s Catering, 809 S.E. Main St., Roseburg.
Circuit Court Judge Randy Garrison will be the guest speaker. He will offer discussion about the Mental Health Court. The public is invited to attend.
Club News: Quilters meet Oct. 6 and 7, host workshop Nov. 5 in RoseburgOctober 6, 2014 —
Busy weeks ahead for UVQG
The Umpqua Valley Quilters Guild evening group will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Mercy Education Building, 2459 Stewart Parkway, Roseburg. This is a new weekday and location for the evening meeting. The day group will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Garden Valley Church, 3047 Garden Valley Rd., Roseburg.
Both programs this week will be a presentation by the Tillamook Quilt Trail. After the presentation, attendees who brought 1/2 yard of their favorite fabric in a brown bag may participate in a fabric swap. Visitors are welcome at either meeting.
Registration is also open for a Nov. 5 quilt workshop offered by Jan Krentz, an internationally known quilt teacher, designer and author. She will demonstrate a variation of the Hunter Star, an asymmetrical design made with African fabrics. For skilled beginners and above, this workshop will be from 9 am. to 3 p.m. at the Garden Valley Church, 3047 Garden Valley Road, Roseburg. Registration is $50 for UVQG members and $60 for non-guild members.
UVQG information: 541-375-0166.
Workshop registration: 541-459-0964.