Announcements

Club News: Roseburg Business and Professional Women install officers, celebrate Nat’l Business Women’s Week

October 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.

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Club News: Douglas County Master Gardeners honored for service; applications open for winter program

October 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.

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Club News: Help needed for garden cleanup; meeting and potluck also on Oct. 25

October 23, 2014 — 

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WEDDING: Fennell-Raymond

October 20, 2014 — 

Fennell-Raymond

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.

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Kudos: Roseburg’s Westside Community Garden members give thanks for donations

October 20, 2014 — 

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.

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Club News: National Active and Retired Federal Employees discuss

October 13, 2014 — 

NARFE talks

of convention

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Club News: Umpqua Gem and Mineral has Oct. 13 rock auction in Roseburg

October 13, 2014 — 

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.

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Club News: Learn more about Kanipe Park with Newcomers and Friends on Oct. 14 in Roseburg

October 13, 2014 — 

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.

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Club News: Sutherlin Dog Park and Grange provide Halloween photos and rummage sale Oct. 18

October 13, 2014 — 

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.

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Club News: American Women Veterans’ Association hosts Battered Persons’ Advocacy speaker in Roseburg on Oct. 14

October 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.

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Club News: Learn more about current ballot measures at forum in Roseburg on Oct. 16

October 13, 2014 — 

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.

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Club News: Daughters of the American Revolution in Roseburg host Oregon State Regent at Oct. 11 meeting

October 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.

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Kudos: Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation assists the needy in Sutherlin

October 6, 2014 — 

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.

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Kudos: Sponsors and volunteers recognized for making Roseburg Open Streets Event a success

October 6, 2014 — 

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.

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Military Note: Moffitt, Natasha

October 6, 2014 — 

Natasha Moffitt

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.

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Military Note: Dudley, Jacob T.

October 6, 2014 — 

Jacob Dudley

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

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WEDDING: Railsback-DeBose

October 6, 2014 — 

Railsback-DeBose

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.

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WEDDING: Burpee-Brine

October 6, 2014 — 

Burpee-Brine

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.

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100th Birthday: Flagg, Violet Marie

October 6, 2014 — 

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.

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Club News: The Umpqua Orchid Society offers a presentation Oct. 9 on the World Orchid Congress

October 6, 2014 — 

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.

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Club News: Dr. Moore visits Roseburg VFW on Oct. 10 to discuss cancer

October 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.

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Club News: Circuit Court Judge Randy Garrison to discuss Mental Health Court in Roseburg at Oct. 7 meeting

October 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.

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Club News: Quilters meet Oct. 6 and 7, host workshop Nov. 5 in Roseburg

October 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.

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Club News: Douglas County Master Gardeners prune plant clinic hours beginning in October

September 29, 2014 — 

Plant Clinic hours reduced

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

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Club News: Umpqua Valley Republican Women host Oct. 1 discussion of upcoming ballot measures

September 29, 2014 — 

Freeman to talk of Nov. ballot

The Umpqua Valley Republican Women will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kowloon’s Restaurant, 2686 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg.

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Club News: Attend the StampFest and Coin Show in Canyonville on Oct. 4 and 5

September 29, 2014 — 

Stamps, coins to be displayed

The Umpqua Valley Stamp Club will have its annual StampFest and Coin Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on October 5 in the Cedar Room at Seven Feathers Casino Resort, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane, Canyonville.

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Club News: Roseburg VFW Post 2468 hosts Interstate 5 coffee break near Milepost 142 on Oct. 3, 4, and 5.

September 29, 2014 — 

VFW promotes driving safely

Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary from Post 2468 invite motorists to take a coffee break at the Cabin Creek Rest Area near northbound Milepost 142 on Interstate 5. VFW members will be on duty Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Oct. 5. Stop by for a break from driving, get some coffee and have a homemade cookie or brownie.

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Club News: Riddle crafters host Oct. 4 Crafters Fair

September 29, 2014 — 

Mixed Nuts get crafty

The Mixed Nuts Crafters Group will have its annual Fall Riddle Crafters Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Community Center, 123 Park St., Riddle.

The fair will showcase handcrafted holiday decorations, jewelry, household items, gifts and more. Admission is free; a donation of canned goods gets attendees one entry to a door prize drawing.

Information: 541-476-4021.

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.

This event will include a POW/MIA program and is open to members, their families and friends. There is no admission fee. Please bring a favorite dish to share.

Information: 541-672-9716.

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.

Submarine qualified men or women veterans, discharged, retired, or qualified active duty members of the U.S. Submarine force are invited to share in the presentation of a USSVI Charter. This is a once-in-a-lifetime event for each newly formed base. Submarine veterans are encouraged to attend, share your experiences and honor shipmates on “Eternal Patrol.” Please RSVP to Clive Waite at 541-772-3195.

Local organizer Chuck Pratt says, “Whether ‘your pin’ is gold or silver, and regardless of your rank or rate, if you are a qualified submarine veteran you are welcome as a ‘brother of the ‘phin.’”

Information: 541-459-2911.

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