Announcements

Club News: Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary hosts potluck, POW/MIA program Sept. 26 in Roseburg

September 22, 2014 — 

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.

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Club News: Rogue-Umpqua Base of the U.S. Submarine Veterans Incorporated accepts Charter on Sept. 26

September 22, 2014 — 

Submarine vets meet locally

The Rogue-Umpqua Base of the United States Submarine Veterans Incorporated will meet at noon Friday in the Huckleberry Room at the Seven Feathers Casino Hotel, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane, Canyonville.

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Bits-n-Pieces: Douglas County knitters, crocheters make hats and more for those in need

September 22, 2014 — 

Busy fingers to warm the heart

Vi Angel, known locally as The Hat Lady, would like to let Douglas County knitters and crocheters know it’s time to prepare holiday donations for Toys For Tots.

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Douglas County Veterans Viewpoint: Veteran and Family Information Session slated for Sept. 25

September 22, 2014 — 

A National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony was held on Friday. The ceremony featured special honors for former Prisoners of War, color guard presentations, gift distribution and musical entertainment. Former POWs and their family members were honored guests. Oregon dignitaries were invited to the event as well.

The Recognition Day ceremony ran from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Umpqua Community College in the Event Center, Building 16. For more information, contact Elizabeth Chitwood, coordinator for the Roseburg VA’s POW/MIA program, at 541-440-1000, Ext. 44575.

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WEDDING: Hohstadt-Kuhse

September 22, 2014 — 

Hohstadt-Kuhse

Kristi Hohstadt and Billy Kuhse were married August 23 at Wintergreen Nursery in Winston. The wedding was officiated by Jeff Fisher and a reception followed.

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Club News: Roseburg Ladies Ausiliary to VFW Post 2468 Sept. offers Charity Flea Market Sept. 19 and Sept. 20

September 14, 2014 — 

VFW raises funds for charities

The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 2468 will have a Charity Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the VFW Hall, 1127 N.E. Walnut St., Roseburg.

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Reunion: Former employees of Douglas Community Hospital have potluck reunion Sept. 21 in Roseburg

September 14, 2014 — 

Potluck reunion next Sunday

Past employees of Douglas Community Hospital are invited to bring their families and friends to a potluck reunion from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at The Umpqua Valley Arts Center, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg.

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Military Note: Hopkins, Brendon M.

September 14, 2014 — 

Brendon Hopkins

Navy Seaman Recruit Brendon M. Hopkins, son of Mike S. and Kristina N. Hopkins of Roseburg, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois.

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Club News: Sutherlin Lions host club’s district governor at Sept. 18 meeting

September 14, 2014 — 

Lions district governor visits

The Sutherlin Lions Club will host Gail Black, its District 36-E Governor, at the 7 p.m. Thursday meeting at the Calapooia Free Methodist Church, 333 S.W. Church Road, Sutherlin.

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WEDDING: Woodward-Cross

September 14, 2014 — 

Woodward-Cross

Brittany Jeannette Woodward and Kevin Thomas Cross were married Aug. 17 at Mill Pond Park, Idleyld Park. The ceremony was officiated by John Bay and followed by a reception.

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Military Note: Ellenwood, Cavin M.

September 14, 2014 — 

Cavin Ellenwood

Cavin M. Ellenwood, son of David Ellenwood and Cheree Lyon of Myrtle Creek, recently enlisted in the U.S. Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District, Portland, Oregon. The program allows recruits to enter the Navy and take up to one year to complete prior commitments such as high school.

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Club News: Roseburg Elks have Oktoberfest fundraiser Sept. 20

September 14, 2014 — 

Have fun and help local youth

There will be a brews, brats and dancing fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Roseburg Elks Lodge, 749 S.E. Jackson St., Roseburg.

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Club News: Umpqua Valley Audubon Society offers field trip to get the rap on raptors Sept. 27; reservations due by Sept. 19

September 14, 2014 — 

Get the rap on raptors at CRC

Join Umpqua Valley Audubon Society for a field trip Saturday, Sept. 27 to the Cascades Raptor Center in Eugene. Reservations must be submitted to UVAS by Sept. 19, so CRC can schedule the necessary guide volunteers. CRC will charge $5 per child, $10 per teen or senior, $11 per adult, payable at the entrance.

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Military Note: Miner, Christopher

September 14, 2014 — 

Christopher Miner

Army Pvt. Christopher Miner, son of Alicia Miner of Santa Maria, California, and Randy Miner of Roseburg, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Club News: Genealogical Society meets Sept. 18 in Roseburg for presentation on history of Oregon State Hospital

September 14, 2014 — 

Discover history with Gardner

The Genealogical Society of Douglas County will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in Room 310 at the Douglas County Courthouse, Roseburg.

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Former Roseburg residents honor passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93

September 11, 2014 — 

SAN DIEGO – A 2005 Roseburg Senior High School graduate serves aboard USS Somerset.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Patricia A. Steele is a gunner’s mate aboard the San Diego-based ship, a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock. At nearly 684 feet, the ship is longer than two football fields, is 105 feet wide and weighs more than 25,000 tons. Four diesel engines can push the ship through the water at more than 24 mph.

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Douglas County Veterans Viewpoint: Honor first responders, veterans and victims of the terrorist attacks

September 9, 2014 — 

Be sure to mark your calendar for “A Day of Recognition, Saluting Our Veterans in Douglas County” on Thursday, Sept. 11 at Maj. Gen. Marion E. Carl Memorial Field (the Roseburg Regional Airport), 3896 N.W. Stewart Parkway.

Roseburg business owner Lisa Gogol contacted me and asked that I share details about this patriotic event. The ceremony will honor first responders, veterans and remember the victims of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Kudos: Summer Festival Breakfast in Myrtle Creek was a great success

September 8, 2014 — 

Fundraiser was well attended

Myrtle Creek United Methodist Church appreciates the efforts of all those who made our 2014 Summer Festival Breakfast successful. Our thanks go out to everyone in our community and the surrounding area who attended our yearly breakfast and were instrumental in making one of our major fundraisers a success.

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Kudos: Coos, Curry and Douglas Counties foster youth aided by generosity of Umpqua Indians and Bay Area Hospital

September 8, 2014 — 

Grants assist youth program

Bob Belloni Ranch, Inc. received a generous grant from Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation and from Bay Area Hospital to support our Independent Living Program, a Foster Youth transition program serving Coos, Curry and Douglas Counties.

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Kudos: Oregon Community Foundation supports the work of St. Francis Community Kitchen in Sutherlin

September 8, 2014 — 

Kitchen offers thanks for OCF

The St. Francis Community Kitchen Executive Committee and its volunteers would like to thank the Oregon Community Foundation for its generous grant.

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Club News: Umpqua Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution host local historical author in Roseburg on Sept. 13

September 8, 2014 — 

DAR presents Goeres-Gardner

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.

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Club News: National Active and Retired Federal Employees have potluck Sept. 9 at Stewart Park in Roseburg

September 8, 2014 — 

NARFE plans park potluck

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees will have a potluck at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the small pavilion in Stewart Park, Roseburg.

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Club News: American Women Veterans’ Association of Douglas County will resume meetings Sept. 9 in Roseburg

September 8, 2014 — 

AWVA hosts potluck dinner

The American Women Veterans’ Association of Douglas County will resume meetings with a potluck dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Post, 406 S.E. Oak Street, Roseburg.

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Club News: Lesh estate items in Roseburg raise funds Sept. 13 for HandUp project

September 8, 2014 — 

Still giving to our community

The Zonta Club of Roseburg will have a garage sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at the former Honn’s Drycleaning location, 1019 S.E. Douglas Ave., Roseburg.

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Club News: Umpqua Orchid Society resumes meetings in Roseburg Sept. 11

September 8, 2014 — 

How did your orchids grow?

After taking the summer off, The Umpqua Orchid Society will have its first meeting of the season at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 2 at the Mercy Education Center, 2459 Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

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Club News: Roseburg ceremonies honor veterans, and the September 11 victims and first responders

September 8, 2014 — 

Remember our heroes

VFW Post 2468 will do a flag raising at 9 a.m. Thursday at Phoenix School, 3131 Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg. The Post will also have a table from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at A Day of Recognition on Thursday at the Roseburg Regional Airport, 3896 N.W. Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

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Club News: Previously postponed Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club speaker offers geology presentation Sept. 8

September 8, 2014 — 

UGMC speaks of local geology

The Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club will have a potluck beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, followed by a Jr. rock club meeting and special program 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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Births: August 16 to August 18, 2014

September 3, 2014 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

NISWONGER — Robin and Nathan Niswonger, Roseburg, August 16, a son, Colton Andrew Niswonger, 8 pounds 8 ounces

SNYDER — Breann Marie Snyder, Roseburg, August 16, a son, Dominic Jay Rex Snyder, 7 pounds 0 ounces

CLAIR — Nancy and Ben Clair, Sutherlin, August 18, a daughter, Chloe Jean Rain Clair, 8 pounds 1 ounce

RAY — Kimberly Ann Wafer Ray and Cody Don Ray, Sutherlin, August 18, a son, Maverick Allan Ray, 7 pounds 11 ounces

RITTER — Emily Kennerly and Ryan Preston, Sutherlin, August 18, a son, Skylar Keane Ritter, 7 pounds 8 ounces

TUCKER — Erin Tucker and David Butler, Roseburg, August 18, a son, Ian Xander Tucker, 7 pounds 7 ounces

BALBOA NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

MIDDLETON — Kaitlynn M. and Cameron T. Middleton, Chula Vista, California, August 18, a daughter, Paige Marie Middleton, 7 pounds 12.9 ounces. Kaitlynn is formerly of Winston; Cameron is formerly of Roseburg, now on active duty with the U.S. Navy.

Births: August 19 to August 22, 2014

September 3, 2014 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

HICKS — Sarah Faydo and Brandon Hicks, Roseburg, August 19, a son, Cameron Eugene Hicks, 7 pounds 5 ounces

KETCHEM — Tracy Stepp and Charlie Ketchem, Roseburg, August 19, a daughter, SarahRenee Jentrichelle Ketchem, 9 pounds 1 ounce

MCCALLISTER — Danielle and Patrick McCallister, Roseburg, August 20, a daughter, Kenzie Lyn McCallister, 7 pounds 14 ounces

MILLER — Heather Gawn, Roseburg, August 20, a son, Joesiff Thomas Miller, 7 pounds 3 ounces

HARRIS — Rebekah and Steve Harris, Roseburg, August 21, a daughter, Mairi Anna Harris, 8 pounds 13 ounces

MCCARTHY-LORENZ — Lea McCarthy and Timothy Lorenz, Winston, August 21, a son, Jason Mathew McCarthy-Lorenz, 7 pounds 13 ounces

SLAGLE — Natasha and Stephan Slagle, Myrtle Creek, August 21, a son, Elijah Michael Oliver Slagle, 7 pounds 13 ounces

DOVE — Shasta and Brandon Dove, Roseburg, August 22, a daughter, Nataliha Marie Ann 7 pounds 0 ounces

RICHARDS — Erica Clack and Anthony Richards, Roseburg, August 22, a daughter, Aspen Noel Richards, 6 pounds 10 ounces

Births: August 22 to August 25, 2014

September 3, 2014 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

VOSS — Katelyn and Randen Voss, Winchester, August 22, a son, Redek James Voss, 7 pounds 0 ounces

XIE — Ashley and Ivan Xie, Winston, August 22, a daughter, Fiona Lin Xie, 6 pounds 15 ounces

JORGENSEN — Leanne and Layne Jorgensen, Roseburg, August 23, a daughter, Mia Delaney Jorgensen, 8 pounds 4 ounces

TYMN — Heather Tymn, Roseburg, August 23, a son, Max Michael Tymn, 7 pounds 5 ounces

BUCHANAN — Ella Botts and Hunter Buchanan, Myrtle Creek, August 24, a daughter, Hazel Shaelynn Buchanan, 8 pounds 3 ounces

TENTZOHUA — Tiffani Tentzhua Tzompaxtle and Artemio Tzompaxtle, Roseburg, August 24, a son, Logan James Tentzohua, 6 pounds 11 ounces

JONES — Paige Dowden and Kurtis Jones, Roseburg, August 25, a daughter, Willow Rose Jones, 7 pounds 2 ounces

LONGBRAKE — Tracy and Tony Longbrake, Keizer, Oregon, August 25, a daughter, Johanna Ranee Faye Longbrake, 6 pounds 15 ounces

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