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PAGE 6 -- WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2003 -- THE SENTINEL ...... g nt- "-e--'s : ,: m in, Agness-lllahe Gathering The Tenth Annual Agness-lllahe Gathering of the People has been scheduled for September 10-21, 2003 at Big Bend, near Agness, OR. This gathering is dedicated to our elders and all generations to come. Grand Entry will be Saturday, September 20 at lp.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, September 21, at 12 p.m. All drums and vendors welcome. Campsites are available. This is an alcohol and drug free event. For more information contact Don Fry at 541-267-7370 or Sylvia Jelen at 541-439-3345. Birding Adventure The 17th Annual Oregon Shorebird Festival will be held Sept 5-7 with Oregon Coast birding adventures for all. Features a 6 a.m., Saturday, pelagic boat trip on the 6th (with possible whale spotting) and evening banquet (OIM Charleston) with Fri/Sat slide talks by visiting experts. Join guided rain-birding excursions to view Coos County Birds - go at your own pace. Plus colorful festival t-shirts in all sizes. Registration for the festival is $15.00 per person or $25.00 per family. The pelagic boat trip will be an additional $45.00. Cost to attend the banquet dinner is $13. For advance reservations, call Lyn (Cape Arago Audubon Society) at 267-7208. Grange Social Evening Greenacres Grange #834, 1st Social Evening, Friday ept. 5th. Doors open 5:30 P.M., Potluck at 6 P.M. All West Coast Grange members and their guests are invited to join us for an evening of fun. Hope to see you. For more information call 267-0994 or 267-0483 after 6 p.m. After Five Club Invitation The Coquille-Myrtle Point After Five Club cordially invites you to attend their "Beckoning Lights - Ocean of Dreams" pres- entation scheduled for Tuesday, September 9, 2003 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. in the Fraziers Banquet Room, 23 E. 1st St. in Coquille. Cost for the,dessert buffet will be $5.75 inclusive. The double feature will be Joan Beaver, who will take us on a dream trip to ttawaii as she demonstrates "Hawaiian quilting & appliqued", and Debbie Pibum & Group, who will perform a traditional Hawaiian Hula dance. Speaker will be Faye Miller from Clatskaine Oregon. Faye is a "young land lov- ing mother of 7, and 34 grandchildren", and will share how she learned to let go of the shore and cross her ocean of dreams with her adven- its and speakers will be presented, with Schafer as the group's facilitator and Marsha Stibitz, RN, assistant administrator, Baycrest Memory Care. For additional information about these services, contact Sandra Schafer at 756-4151.  i/ii I C:iii 'I' i iiiiiiiiiii  i:!)ii!i!!il  !i'iiiiiil insurance covers immunizations or not, call the customer service office of your insurance plan. For more information call (541) 756-2020 ext 596. Supporting the Boardwalk Project Tile Port of Bandon has announced the start of a fund raising campaign to help finance Phase II of the Bandon Riverwalk. The Port recently received $250,000 from the Oregon' Parks and Recreation Department, $72,872 from the Bandon Urban Renewal Agency, $50,000 from a Coastal Resource Management grant, and $36,374 from the Coos Curry Douglas Regional hwestment Board, but the Port is still seeking additional funds for the project. The "Leave Your Mark" campaign gives the public the opportunity to leave their name, a loved one's name, business nmne, or message on the path by purchasing one of several items at prices ranging from $25.00 to $2,000. The public can also participate by purchasing raffle tickets for $10, each. The winner will receive a limited edition print of the former Moore Mill Truck Shop by Bandon artist Kent Holloway. Completion of Phase I of the Riverwalk will be marked by a dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. September 13. The public is invited. For more information contact the Port office at 541-347-3206 or check the Port's website at Coos Bay Library Happenings Nicole Chambers will give a free Show- and-tell lecture entitled, "Banish Fabric Anxiety Forever" in the Coos Bay Public Library's Myrtlewood Room on September lgth at 7 p.m. Featured lecture items will include quilts fi'om the pages of her books, Simple Quilts That Look Like a Million Bucks and The Quilt Maniac's Playbook. ldeas and techniques tbr combining fabric patterns and colors will be explored, as well as the design principles behind them. Also, during the month of September, a collection of limited edition prints by John tloward Bishop will be featured. Bishop's work, emphasizing coastal and rural scenes, is a unique combination of artwork and trhotogra- phy. The showing can be seen during regular library hours. in addition, a special display of "Alphabet Books" will be shown in lobby exhibit cases during the months of September and October. For further information on any of these events, please call Coos Bay Public Library at 269- 1101. SWOCA Board Meeting The Board of Directors for Southwestern Oregon Community Action will hold a regular meeting on Monday, September 8, 2003 at noon in Room 228 at the Newmark Center, 2110 Newmark Avenue, Coos Bay. Community Action serves Coos, Curry and Western Douglas counties. Senior Computer Club Bay Area Senior Computer club meeting to be held on Friday, Sept. 5th at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1290 Thompson Rd. Coos Bay. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m, with meet- ing starting at l0 a.m. Coffee and refreshments will be available. Guest speaker will be BASCC member Art Schuld. Topic will be "Word 2000" using Mail Merge. Mail merge can do several things such as personalized form letters, envelopes, mailing labels and catalog. Handouts will be passed out. Anyone 50 years of age or older may come to these meetings. If interested they may join for a small fee of $15 per couple or $10 per member. More information call 267-3326 or 756-4776. We Salute Our To recognize September l lth, Coquille will hold a special ceremony for our American heroes who serve the public good. 12- 1 p.m. Sturdivant Park M.C. Mayor Steve Britton Invocation: Rev. Roderick Gabbert, Pioneer Methodist Church VFW Post #965: Lower Flags to Half-Mast, Cmdr. Frank Alander Pledge of Allegiance: John Meynink President Coq. Chamber of Commerce National Anthem: Jenny Smith- Senior, Coq. High School Keynote Speaker: Matt Muenchrath, JAG Officer, Exalted Ruler-Coq. Valley Elks ' Speakers: Commissioners Nikki Whitt), ..... Gordon Ross, John Grifflth Benediction: Fr. Ed. Shippey, St. James Episcopal Church Honor Guard: Coos County Sheriffs Department Ceremony ends with the playing of Taps ture seeking husband. Free nursery provided by request. For reservations call JoAnne Jensen at 572-1976. Questions please call After Five Officers Alletah or Ledadeane Hagedorn at 572-2100. Alzheimer's Support Meeting Baycrest Memory Care will hold the first meet- ing of its Alzheimer's Support. Group on Tuesday, September 9 at 9 a.m.; it repeats that evening at 7 p.m. The meetings are open to all families of residents and interested community members, and will be held on the first Tuesday of each month at those times. A variety of top- Immunization Clinic Coos County Public Health will be hold- ing a drop-in immunization clinic on Saturday, September 6, from 10am to 2pro. The clinic will be at 1975 McPherson in North Bend, at the Coos County Annex. It is for children 0-18 years of age who do not have health insurance, or whose insurance does not cover immunizations. There is a $13 adminis- tration fee per iliection. Coos County Public Health encourages those with health insurance that covers immu- nizations to call their physician for an appoint- ment. I f you are unsure about whether your CASA:Making a one child at at The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program in Coos County is seeking qualified volunteers to speak up for a child in court. CASA volunteers are people from our community who care deeply about children. The chil- dren helped by a CASA volun- teer are victims of abuse and neglect in Coos County. The CASA volunteer offers the child trust and advocacy dur- Public Computers and intemet access OSU Coos County Extension office has computers available for residents and stu- dents to use for research. The computers are equipped with Internet access, and the service is free for public use. Safety programs have been installed into the computers to keep inap- propriate material on the World Wide Web away from users. The computers are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday- Frida3;. The OSU Coos County Extension is located at 631 Alder St. Myrtle Point, OR 97458. For more information please call 541/572-5263 ext. 240. The Extension Service offers its programs and materi- als equally to all people. Free Family Film Festival August 9th Star Wars. Episode 1 Sept. 6th Star Wars, Episode 11 Oct. 11 th ...... Toy Story Nov. 8th ...... The Cotton Patch Gospel Dec. 13th The Santa Clause Heldat 6:30 p.m at the Coquille Christian Community Church at 625 E. 10th St. Coquille, OR 97423 Can breast cancer be detected early? cancer can saveyour life: Mam00ography ServiCes Bay Area Hospi00:? physical .... ' w ' ::beipa00 of every oman s lifestyle. 1775Thompson Road time ing complex legal ings.CASA volunteers sure that the abuse and that the children on fered at home doesn't as abuse and neglect hands of the system. Coos County currently I state's fifth highest child rate. Less than half of the who need a CASA are this program, but the COOs i program is working increase the unteers. To volunteer in Coos applicants must be able hours of training. be screened reference checks. The currently accepting and conducting training, which will October. Applications returned by September 20. For more you can be a CASA volunteer, contact County at 396-1074. Series The Second Sunday' series kicks off its ninth September 14 at Sunset Southwestern Oregon concert presented by area ers, donating their time benefit area young music Scholarships have ed for young people to lessons, to attend honor instrumental camps, and pate in state solo and contests. There have been each second Sunday in October, and November since 1995 plus two certs for special occasions. This month's program Amy Johnson, soprano, a ship recipient; Hawthorne, Crystal Come Gant);The Sweet Saxophone Quartet ( lar demand); and Gary poet/author. Admission donation only and the begins at 3 p.m. Come sing-a-lonlg  Coquille's newly form 1: BUNCHA Show up at 7 Mondays starting the Coquille Church at 1546 Street to harmonize the but goodies. For more mation call 396-3608, 5094 or 396-6870. r |m|m|m| !WADS !DI I I I I i RECYCLE IT the Georgia-pacific; on the 1st i each montl! I Lnmnnmilm