Announcements

Club News: Daughters of the American Revolution meet May 9 in Roseburg

May 4, 2015 — 

DAR meets at new location

The Umpqua Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will have a no-host luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the new Chi’s Garden Restaurant location, 1023 N.E. Stephens St., Roseburg.

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Club News: Develop academic support for Umpqua Community College May 5

May 4, 2015 — 

County needs a strong college

The Roseburg branch of American Association of University Women will have a social time at 6 p.m., followed by a no-host dinner and meeting Tuesday at Jasmine’s Catering, 809 S.E. Main St., Roseburg.

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Douglas County Veterans' Viewpoint: Memorial Day ceremonies set around the county

May 4, 2015 — 

The Glide community will host a Memorial Day ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, May 25 at the Glide Community Center, 20062 N. Umpqua Highway.

Bill DeGroot informed me that the event will include a wreath-laying at the Memorial Stone of the Glide Veterans Memorial.

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50th Anniversary: Coxey, Jim and Jan

May 4, 2015 — 

Celebrating 50 years together

Jim and Jan Coxey celebrated their golden anniversary by snowbirding in Florida. They’ve lived in the Washington, D.C., area since 1979, but have maintained property in Douglas County and plan to move closer to family and long-time friends.

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Births: January 13 to February 2, 2015

April 29, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

OTTO-KING — Bambi King and Daniel Otto, Roseburg, January 13, a daughter, Olivia Rayne Otto-King, 9 pounds 5 ounces

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Births: January 12, 2015

April 28, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

DEROSS — Hannah Whisler and Dillan DeRoss, Roseburg, January 12, a son, Jackson Patrick DeRoss, 9 pounds 0 ounces

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Club News: Clean-Up Day and Parade offers fresh look for Lookingglass

April 28, 2015 — 

Join the fun in Lookingglass

The 47th annual Clean-Up Day and Parade will take place Saturday. Parade formation will begin at 11 a.m. on Dairy Loop Road at the electrical sub-station. The parade will start at noon.

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Club News: Roseburg VFW officers begin duties this summer

April 28, 2015 — 

VFW officers begin in June

The newly elected officers of Veterans of Foreign Wars & its Ladies Auxiliary of Patrick W. Kelley Post 2468, Roseburg, will take office after the Department State Convention in June.

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Club News: Roseburg veterans host rest area coffee break May 1, 2 and 3

April 28, 2015 — 

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 May 3. Stop by for a break from driving, get some coffee and have a homemade cookie or brownie.

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ENGAGEMENT: Holcomb-Ross

April 28, 2015 — 

Holcomb-Ross

Deanna Holcomb and Anthony Ross have announced their engagement and plans to be married June 13 in at Wolf Creek.

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Births: January 10 to January 11, 2015

April 28, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

GUNZENHAUSER — Jordyn Atterbury and Tyler Gunzenhauser, Roseburg, January 10, a daughter, Alyvia Marie Gunzenhauser, 6 pounds 9 ounces

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April 28, 2015 — 

Harty becomes a centenarian

Wilma Grace (Shinn) Harty celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday. She was honored by children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great- grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

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Births: January 1 to January 10, 2015

April 28, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

GONZALEZ — Willow Jeffers and Mark Gonzalez, Sutherlin, January 1, a daughter, Shayleigh Mae Gonzalez, 8 pounds 2 ounces

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Births: December 28 to December 31, 2014

April 24, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

MOSER — Ashley Endicott and Justin Moser, Sutherlin, December 28, a son, Arnie Eugene Ernest Moser, 5 pounds 12 ounces

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Births: December 22 to December 28, 2014

April 22, 2015 — 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER, ROSEBURG

HODGES — Destiny Dubois, Myrtle Creek, December 22, a daughter, CalieAnn Marie Hodges, 7 pounds 10 ounces

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Douglas County Veterans' Viewpoint: Contact veteran Posts for local activities

April 19, 2015 — 

I had the great pleasure of talking with Post Commander Roy Brogden of the American Legion Fallin Post 123. Originally chartered in Canyonville after World War II, Post 123 serves Canyonville, Myrtle Creek, Riddle and Tri City. The organization meets on the third Thursday of the month at the Veterans Memorial Building, 252 S. Pacific Highway, in Myrtle Creek.

On Friday, May 8, members of Post 123 and other veterans will post flags around these communities to recognize Victory in Europe Day (VE Day), which was first celebrated on May 8, 1945, as the official announcement of the end of World War II in Europe.

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Club News: Reserve booth space for Plant & Garden Expo in Roseburg

April 13, 2015 — 

Plan for Plant & Garden Expo

Douglas County Master Gardeners are accepting the final booth reservations for Plant & Garden Expo to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 2 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

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Club News: Safely see the sun with Umpqua Astronomers on April 14

April 13, 2015 — 

Viewing the sun safely

Celebrate International Sun Day with the Umpqua Astronomers from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today at Stewart Park, west of the main pavilion. Community members are invited to meet local astronomers and learn how to safely observe our nearest star. Special solar filters and telescopes will be available.

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Club News: Susan Morgan discusses 'State of the County' at April 14 meeting in Roseburg

April 13, 2015 — 

NARFE hosts Susan Morgan

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: Reservations due April 16 for Lunch Bunch event in Roseburg

April 13, 2015 — 

Reserve Lunch Bunch buffet

The Lunch Bunch is accepting reservations until Thursday for the buffet that accompanies its April 21 gathering to introduce two Roseburg meal programs. The buffet and program cost is $20 per person or $5 for the program only. Reservations are required for buffet food planning purposes.

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All the News That's Fit to Twist: Keys to understanding your spouse

April 11, 2015 — 

In the interest of promoting better communication between pairs of citizens who find themselves married to one another, let me address the ladies. Wives, here are some keys to how your husband’s thought processes work in the context of honey-do tasks and why he’s likely at any given time to be found engaged in some task other than the one you’ve assigned him.

For example, when we husbands hear the Missus say, “Hon, would you change that door latch today?” What she is really saying is “Why in the name of ^%#@ can’t you get off your lazy $%%$ and put a new door knob on that door? Thirty years it took to wear it out and that was five years ago! It’d take you five minutes to change out and we could use the entryway again! What’s the %$##’ hold up?”

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98th Birthday: Mosteller, Gladys

April 13, 2015 — 

Mosteller enjoys 98th birthday

On April 1, Gladys was transported from her home at Callahan Court to fulfill her birthday wish to spend time with her husband, Dr. Rev. Earl Mosteller. He has been residing at Umpqua Valley Rehabilitation for a few months.

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Military Note: Rodriguez, David V.

April 13, 2015 — 

David Rodriguez

David V. Rodriguez, son of Ines Armas of Roseburg, recently enlisted in the U. S. Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District, Portland.

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Military Note: Grove, Cameron M.

April 13, 2015 — 

Cameron Grove

Air Force Airman Cameron M. Grove graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

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Military Note: Sumstine, Zachary A.

April 13, 2015 — 

Zachary Sumstine

Air Force Airman Zachary A. Sumstine graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

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Club News: Daughters of the American Revolution gather in Roseburg on April 11

April 7, 2015 — 

DAR to honor women vets

The Umpqua Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will have a no-host luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Bangkok West Cuisine, 2521 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg.

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Club News: Roseburg AAUW hosts Health and Social Services speaker on April 7

April 7, 2015 — 

Learn about public health

The Roseburg branch of American Association of University Women will have a social time at 6 p.m., followed by a no-host dinner and meeting Tuesday at Jasmine’s Catering, 809 S.E. Main St., Roseburg.

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Club News: Orchid care discussed at April 9 meeting in Roseburg

April 7, 2015 — 

See program on orchid care

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.

There will be a program by Ron Owan on how to successfully care for the Phalaenopsis orchids commonly sold at the grocery stores. Other species will also be discussed and handouts will be available.

Anyone interested in orchids or in learning more about the Umpqua Orchid Society is welcome to attend.

Information: 541-679-8070.

Club News: Roseburg vets host rest area coffee break April 10, 11, 12

April 7, 2015 — 

VFW says 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 April 12. Stop by for a break from driving, get some coffee and have a homemade cookie or brownie.

Reunion: Glide High School seeks alumni, hosts all-school gatherings

April 7, 2015 — 

Get in touch with classmates

Glide High School will have an all-school reunion July 24, 25 and 26. The alumni reunion committee needs assistance locating classmates and teachers. Anyone interested in updating their contact information or pre-registering for the reunion is encouraged to visit www.glidealumni.com by July 3.

The reunion event schedule is:

Friday events begin at 11 a.m. with golf at Stewart Park, or a Central Umpqua wine tour. Beginning at 6:p.m., alumni will gather at both Abby’s Pizza locations in Roseburg.

Saturday activities will start at 8:30 a.m. with a Booster Club Breakfast at Glide High School, tours, registration with opening ceremonies, and class photos. Dinner events begin at 6 .m. at various locations designated for each decade of classes.

Sunday will be open for individual class brunches or picnics.

For more information about individual events and your class decade, go to the Glide Alumni website or Facebook at Glide High School All Class Reunion. Anyone who would like to volunteer should email susan.santos_ghs@yahoo.com.

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