Announcements and Upcoming Events
Make sure you check out the schedule of events for August at Wildhorse Resort and Casino!
Does Your Business Need Financing? There is local money available to lend: Morrow Development Corporation (MDC) has funds available to lend to local businesses. MDC is here to assist you in establishing your new business, expanding your existing business, creating employment opportunities, saving existing jobs and developing community projects throughout Eastern Oregon. Generally, MDC may loan up to $250,000 or up to $75 of an eligible project. MDC will give preference to those projects that create and /or retain jobs. MDC is always looking for entrepreneurs willing to develop a new idea or service. Request more information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Officer of the Board, Greg Smith at 541-676-8719.
Friday, October 2nd – 5:30-8 p.m. – Domestic Violence Services Annual Soup Bowl Supper and Silent Auction – Pendleton Convention Center: Support a fundraiser by Domestic Violence Services – Cost is $25 per person; enjoy delectable soups, appetizers and more and keep the soup bowl! For reservations or to donate to their silent auction, please call 541-276-3322 or visit www.domesticviolenceservices-or.org.
Saturday, October 3rd – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Second Annual Morrow County Harvest Festival – The SAGE Center – Boardman: Local vendors come together to offer a lot of selection with homemade or home grown items to sell. Come shop local produce, arts and crafts vendors, taste local beer and wine. There will be horse and buggy rides, pumpkin painting, a mini horse petting zoo and more. The event is free and is a family-friendly event, check out the SAGE center exhibits too!
Thursday, October 8th – 5-7 p.m. – BMCC offering a Microsoft Excel 2013 class at Boardman location: This will be a four week class; cost is $59 payable to BMCC. The class will be helpful to you whether you are a beginner or already knowledgeable. Beginners are welcome but suggest basic keyboarding skills and a working knowledge of your computer. Register online at www.bluecc.edu or contact BMCC Boardman at 541-481-2099 or email email@example.com for more information.
Saturday, October 10th – Heppner Booster Club Steak Feed and Auction – Heppner Elks Lodge: Purchase a ticket at Murray’s for $15 and enjoy a great dinner of Steak, Baked Potato, Salad and Dessert. The Dinner will start at 6 p.m. with the Auction to follow at 7:30 p.m. So plan on coming out and getting a great dinner and bidding on some great items that have been donated!
Friday, October 16-18th Oktoberfest 2015 “Let’s Raise A Barn”: This fundraiser event is for “The Woolery – Gilliam County’s Future Regional Event Center put on by the Friends of Gilliam County. There will be events going on all weekend; there are tickets available at the Heppner Chamber Office for the Saturday, October 17th Dinner, Dance Auction; 4 p.m. Social hour/ Auction Item Preview, 5:30 p.m. Prime Rib Dinner. Ticket Price is $35 per person. Contact Heppner Chamber at 541-676-5536 to purchase a ticket to this event.
October 13 – October 29 – Volunteer Training for Domestic Violence Services of Umatilla and Morrow County: They are offering volunteer training covering all aspects of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. When completed, you will be able to answer calls on our 24 hour Crisis Line. Do you want to take an active role against domestic violence in our community and have an opportunity to advocate for victims of domestic/sexual violence? Classes will be held in Hermiston. To reserve your spot or get more information: Call 541-276-3322.
Sunday, November 15th – 4 p.m. – Inland Northwest Musicians will be performing at Riverside High School – Boardman: The Willow Creek Symphony under the direction of R. Lee Friese and Ralph Werner will be performing. The performance is free and a reception will follow afterward.