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PAGE 8-- WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2003-- THE SENTINEL Announcements Car & Truck Show North Bend Church of God and SubZero present the first annual Car and Truck Show 2003 to be held in the K-Mart parking lot in Coos Bay on October 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Prizes will be given for best car, best mini-truck, best full size truck, best 4x4/SUV, and best stereo. Registration cost will be a minimum of two cans of food or other non- perishable food item. For more information, call 260-0175 or regis- ter on-line at 'After Five Club Meeting The Coquille-Myrtle Point After Five Club cordially invites you to "lt's a Mickey Mouse World", to be held on Tuesday, October 7 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the Frazier's Banquet Room, 23 E. 1st St. in Coquille. There will be a dessert buffet, cost for which is $5.75 inclusive. The feature Will be a presentation of art by Judy Hansen of Myrtle Point, entitled, "Hypertufa". Speaker Kathy Canales from Waterford, CA is a gifted singer and Disney fanatic, who discovered the real "happiest place on earth" when her life went from near tragedy to tri- umph. Free nursery provided by request. Call JeAnne Jensen at 572- 1976. For more information call Alletah or Ledadeane Hagedorn at 572-2100. Peace Works Connection "Making Connections: A Saturday with Oregon Peace Works" Saturday, October l l from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Unity By The Bay, 2100 Union Street, North Bend. 9 a.m. to Noon - Educational work- shop focused on the local, human impact of the current situation in Iraq, rise of militarism, new nuclear threats, and the USA "Patriot Act's" impact on our Constitutional civil rights. 1 to 4 p.m. - Training sessions for non-violent communication and action for social change. This event will be free and open to the public. Call Judith at 267- 6508 for more information, Free Film Festivals Coquille Christian Community Church, located at 625 E. 10th St., would like to remind the public of their Free Family Film Festival. Oct. 11 th-Toy Story Nov. 8th-Cotton Patch Gospel Dec. 13th-The Santa Claus Free Flight Garage Sale Free Flight Bird and Marine Mammal Rehabilitation in Bandon cares for wildlife year round. There are always expenses, regardless of the time of year. Volunteers are also required to care for the animals, year round. A garage sale benefiting Free Flight will be held on Saturday, October 18th at The Barn (Community Center) in Bandon. From 9 a.m.. to Noon the sale will be held with the usual low prices. From 1297 Ocean Blvd - 541.888.6166 LOW PR CED SPECIALS!i! '91 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Pwr. Steering. P1553. $2495! '85 Nissan 300ZX Coupe 5 Speed, Very Nice. KIOmA. $3495! '87 Buick Century 4 Door, auto, Pwr. Steering. K1003. $1995! '89 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 4x4, Loaded. K1002A. $2495! '87 Ford Taurus Wagon Automatic, Power Steering. PI369A. $995! '88 Lincoln Town Car V8, Automatic, Power Steering. P1529A. '68 Mercedes Benz 280 SE Sedan. c1120. 1 695l $1 595! Noon to 1 p.m. everything will be $1 per bag or large item.To volunteer at Free Flight, call 347-3882. To donate items for the garage sale, call 347- 4024 or 347-2950. Inventors Meeting Please plan to join the South Coast Inventors Group on Wednesday, October 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Business Enterprise Center, 2455 Maple Leaf (across from the North Bend Airport entrance), when featured speakers David and Don Graham of Crowning Touch, Inc. present a brief overview of their company and the process of design, development, production, and mar- keting of their products. For questions, please contact Scott Traylor at 756-0288 or Lori at 756-6866 ( Life Chain Sunday On Saturday, October 5 from 2 - 3 p.m., a peaceful, prayerful, pro-life family event, "Life Chain Sunday" will be held. Exercise your right to free speech and peaceful assembly by standing up for the rights of the unborn. We are still looking for a vol- unteer to organize a life chain in the cities of Myrtle Point and Coquille. For more information, contact Claire Bennett, Pro-Life Chairman at 347- 9280 or Grange Flea Market The Green Acres Grange will hold a flea market on Friday and Saturday, October 3-4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Take Hwy 42 to the Green Acres exit, turn, follow the signs. The kitchen will be open. For more information, call 267-0483, evenings. Unity by the Bay Workshops Composer, former Zen Monk, and Philosophy Professor Will Turtle, will be performing and teaching a workshop at Unity By The Bay on October 5, and 6. Piano Passion, a music adventure with original piano performance on Sunday, October 5, at 7 p.m. Turtle's workshop, Open the Intuitive Gate, Monday October 6, at 7 p.m., is an exploration of the inner reahns of intu- itive imagery. Unity By The Bay, is located at, 2100 Union, North Bend. For more information on Will Turtle's visit or the church, call 751 - 1633. Senior Computer Club The Coquille Valley Senior Computer Club will meet at the Coquille High School on October 6 at 7 pro. There will be a discussion on Computer Ergonomics-safety and comfort of the user. Refreshments will be served. There will also be a question and answer session. For more information please call 396- 4893 or 396-5366. Essay Contest The local VFW and Auxiliary #925 of Coquille, offers an annual Essay Competition for students in 7th and 8th grades at the Coquille Middle School. The competition is simply named the VFW Patriot's Pen Contest, (for- mally called "Youth Essay"), and is available for students of the above- named grades. The deadline for entries at CVMS, is Friday, November lst.This year's theme is "MY DREAM for AMERICA". Local Post/Auxiliary, District 4, State and National Awards are avail- able. The top National Award is a $10,000 U.S. Savings Bond. Department winners receive a $500 US Savings Bond, District 4 is $25 cash, with the local Post/Aux. Award also $25.00 cash. Contact Principal Mark Nortness at CVMS, or Aux. Chairperson Fran Capehart at 396-5387. Scholarship Competition The local VFW Post and Auxiliary #925 of Coquille, oilers an annual scholarship competition tbr high school students. Last years win- ner from Coquille High School was Jennifer Muntefering, who also went on to become the runner-up in VFW District 4. The National (Audio/Essay) Competition is .designed to give high school students the opportunity to voice their opinion on America as they consider their commitment to our nation's future. Local. District, State and National Scholarship Awards are available. National Awards are now totaling over $143,500, with first place at $25,000. This year's theme is "MY COMMIT- MENT TO AMERICA'S FUTURE", with the deadline for student entry to be November 1, 2003. The Voice of Democracy Competition is listed on the NASSP's National Advisory List of Student Contests and Activities tbr 2003-2004. Locally, the award for first place will be $50.00, with the winner going on to District 4 Competition, where the award will be $150.. Contact Dan Cumberland, Career Advisor, at the High School, or VFW Auxiliary Chairperson Fran Capehart, 396-5387. You can also visit the website at Coquille Rotary Youth Exchange Program The Coquille Rotary Club is seeking applicants who would like to become exchange students under the Rotary Youth Exchange Program. Those selected will study in a foreign country lbr one year at a pre-univer- sity level. The program is open to high school students who are in the upper half of their class scholastical- ly, who will be at least 16 years old, and not more than 18 1/2 years old, at the time of departure. Rotary will provide training lbr all selected students and will arrange transportation to and from the host country. In the host country, Rotary will provide one year's free tuition at the pre-university level, feed and house the students in Rotary or Rotary- approved homes, and provides month- ly allowance. Rotary, in our district, charges a fee of $3500. This includes round-trip airfare, 11 days of training for the stu- dent prior to departure, required health and accident insurance policy, language camps where required, blaz- ers, business cards, and supplies. Those interested should contact Richard Fish during the day at 396-2414 or evenings at 396-3142 lnfonnation and applications are also available in the cotmselmg office of your high school. To be included in the program for next year, applications must be completed and submitted to the Rotary club before October 10,2003. Please check our award winning at: High (continued from front for the last week Mercedes. 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