The YMCA of Douglas County will host a free coat-give-away event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday where children and adults of all ages in need of a coat are welcome to come to the YMCA and get one.

Local residents are invited to come and visit with Santa while sharing in a free pancake breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. and then picking out a free coat for the winter.

The YMCA of Douglas County is located on 1151 NW Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

Information: 541-440-9622 ext. 221.

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Vera Westbrook is the education, nonprofits, and arts and entertainment reporter for The News-Review. She can be reached at 541-957-4216 or by email at

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MHenneke Staff

Mogi, we always appreciate it when you help us out when errors slip through, especially on headlines. We will do better to watch out for those.


I realize that in a fast paced business like this stuff happens. Sometimes an extra pair of eyes comes in handy.

VWestbrook Staff

Thank you for pointing out my slights. You did spell "your" wrong when you told me to correct my spelling. Touché


My profession isn't based on my spelling. When I did have a job that involved communicating with the public I tried to proof read my own stuff and was always appreciative of someone who would point out an error. I would rather correct something before it goes into print so I don't look like I don't care.

Ian Campbell Staff
Ian Campbell

Thanks for the catch Mogie...


Vera check you title a word is misspelled.

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