The 17th Annual Douglas County Earth Day and Energy Fair 2017 will take place this Saturday in the Exhibit Building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, celebrating the actual date of Earth Day on April 22 this year.
Through Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries’ workforce development program, Gary Eads, owner of McDonald’s franchises in Douglas County, has offered job opportunities and support to Goodwill clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
At a Douglas County Community FEAST workshop held on Saturday at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center, about 60 people with food affiliations shared in conversations about local food systems and food insecurities.
WINCHESTER — Spring kittens are arriving at Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center, overwhelming available foster homes to care for them. So Saving Grace is seeking foster families to care for a litter of kittens, sometimes with the mom, until they are old enough to be ready for adoption.
Tickets are on sale for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Umpqua Valley's annual fundraiser Umpqua Uncorked & On Tap which takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 1144 NE Cedar Street, Roseburg.
The Westside Community Garden has an opening garden event scheduled for Saturday. The garden is located in the backyard of the Roseburg First United Methodist Church at 1771 W. Harvard Ave., next to the labyrinth and picnic tables.
The Douglas County Nonprofit Resource Roundup event was packed Monday morning in the Ford Community Room in the Douglas County Library. Nearly 100 guests made up of representatives from large nonprofit foundations and smaller nonprofits located throughout Oregon attended.
The Umpqua Valley Arts Association announces five new gallery exhibits open to the public for free until April 28 that will be unveiled at a public opening reception held from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday at the Arts Center.
The YMCA of Douglas County received $50,000 from the Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program at Oregon Health & Science University to bring a 12-week cancer survivor program to Douglas County.
The 56th Annual Douglas County AFS Banquet will be held at 5 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, at Wellspring Bible Fellowship, 2245 N.W. Kline St., Roseburg.
Southern Oregon Goodwill’s voucher program will give $62,850 in vouchers to 72 community service agencies in Douglas, Klamath, Jackson and Josephine counties by the end of the year. The vouchers will help people in need of clothing and home essentials.
WINCHESTER — Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, as people’s furry friends at the Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center made clear Saturday afternoon.
The American Red Cross needs blood donations now and throughout the winter to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients in need. Blood donors are encouraged to make an appointment to give blood this winter so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.
The following organizations and businesses will be collecting nonperishable food items for the UCAN Food Bank network of emergency food pantries. Food drives will take place from today through Feb. 28 at the following locations:
Celebration of Literacy 2017 will hold a series of literature-related events throughout the county, Saturday through March 4, with activities that promote the written word.
Hope Services, a local nonprofit organization which operates Roseburg’s N’Lite Women’s Clinic has hired a new executive director whose vision for the group’s future is living by its name — providing more services, and vast amounts of hope for women of Douglas County.