Announcements and Upcoming Events
Morrow County Public Hearing about “Medical Marijuana Facilities”: Public hearings will be held on Tuesday, April 8th at 6:30 p.m. at Heppner City Hall and on Thursday, April 10th at 6:30 p.m. at the Port of Morrow Riverfront Center In Boardman. Both are open to all communities in MorrowCounty.
Relay for Life Fundraiser by Community Bank: There will be a donation bake sale on April 16th and April 30th. Stop by and make a donation and get some great baked items. Community Bank is also doing a can drive and will be accepting them from 9:30am-5:30pm M-F.
Thursday, April 17th – Parents for Parents Committee has invited Mac Bledsoe 5:30p.m. at Heppner Elementary School: The evening presentation is open for parents and community members of Heppner, Lexington and Ione and will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a free dinner for those attending followed by Mr. Bledsoe’s presentation at 6:30 p.m. Free babysitting will also be provided. Contact Brandi Sweeney at 541-676-9128 x2610 for questions.
Thursday, April 24th: from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. “Women Business Owners United Business Retreat”: Sponsored by Carol Frink from Real Business Solutions and Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, the cost is $127 per person and bring a friend for free. The conference will be held at the HermistonConferenceCenter. To register, contact the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce at 541-567-6151 or Carol Frink at 541-720-1001.
Friday, April 25th – Free household Hazardous Waste Event, hosted by Morrow County Public Works: This is the time to dispose of your household hazardous waste, free of charge to county residents. They will be taking these items at the Lexington Road Department from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Contact Morrow County Public Works at 541-989-9500 or email: email@example.com.
Saturday, April 26th – Heppner MS Walk: Event starts at 10 a.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church. Register today by calling 503-445-8342 or “walkMSoregon.com”.
Sunday, April 27th – 2 p.m. – Candidates Forum sponsored by Willow Creek Tea Party Patriots: The forum will be held at the Heppner City Hall Conference Room.
Thursday, May 15th – Mustang Mop Up: If you have projects you would like to be included in the Mustang Mop Up, please contact Greg Grant at HHS 676-9138.
Farmer’s Market – Friday, June 20 – Friday, September 26 – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Heppner City Park: If you are interested in participating in the Farmer’s Market, please contact Margaret Flaherty at 541-676-5972, Ginger Keithley at 541-676-5576 or Ed & Marie Struthers at 541-676-5443. Informational meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 24th at 5 p.m.
HOLD THE DATE: Sunday, June 29th – 5-7 p.m. – Steel Drum Band from Tri-Cities will be performing: More information will be forwarded at a later date.
Saturday, August 2 through Sunday, August 3rd – Morrow County Relay for Life event at the Morrow County Fairgrounds: If you are interested in sponsoring, forming a team, planning a fundraiser, contact Sheryll Bates at the chamber office – 676-5536.