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Make sure you check out the schedule of events for April at Wildhorse Resort and Casino!

 Monday, April 20th – 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. – ConAgra foods hiring event at SAGE Center:  Job opportunities with ConAgra Foods in Boardman and Hermiston.  Con-Agra Foods is hiring at Hermiston and both Boardman Lamb Weston potato plants, Morrow Cold Storage and Watts Brothers Re-Pack Facility for position including general laborers, sanitation, lift truck operators, ADR operators, handpackers, mechanics, packaging operators, lab technicians and heavy laborers.  ConAgra Foods asks event attendees to come interview ready.  Interested parties also need to apply online at www.conagrafoodscareers.com.

Tuesday, April 21st – 6-7:30 p.m. – Retirement planning and investment class offered by Rita VanSchoiack at the Pettyjohn Building:  Do you know if you are financially prepared for retirement?  BMCC will be sponsoring a series of free retirement planning and investment class to gain the skills t estimate how much money you need to retire, learn how to create retirement goals, review investment basics and more.  The instructor is Rita Van Schoiack,a financial advisor who is owner of Blue Mountain Investment Management LLC.  There will be three consecutive Tuesdays: Investment Basics-April 21, Retirement Basics-April 28 and Retirement Income Planning-May 5. These classes will be held at the PettyJohn Building, 430 West Linden Way in Heppner.   Advance registration is required; call Anne Morter at 541-422-7040; email her at amorter@bluecc.edu or register online at www.bluecc.edu.   It is never too late to start planning!

Saturday, April 25 – 9 a.m. – Heppner Annual MS Walk:   This event will start at All Saints Episcopal Church-registration – 9 a.m.; walk starts at 10a.m.  The walk is 5K Fun Run (wheelchair accessible).   Hermiston Starbucks will be here again serving coffee & a lunch will follow the event.  Any questions call Co-chair Barb Orwick 541-256-0455, Co-chair Taylor Disque 541-256-0295. A direct link to the Heppner site is Heppner Walk MS.

Saturday, April 25th – 9a.m.-12pm – Domestic Violence Services 2nd Annual 4 mile walk/run at Grecian Heights Park in Pendleton:  Registration- 9 a.m., event-9:30 a.m., registration is $15 per person.  Registration includes a T-Shirt and a raffle ticket.  Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase by all who wish to support our victim services.  Register ahead of time in Hermiston or Pendleton Advocacy Centers or call 541-276-3322 for more information.

 Thursday, April 30th – 6:30 p.m. Morrow Count School District Community Meeting – long term investment plan for each school buildings – Heppner Community @Heppner Elementary cafeteria:  Morrow County School District is creating a long term investment plan for each school building (both physical and functionality condition).   Please attend these informational meetings and exchange ideas.

Saturday, May 2nd  – 2015 1,000 Yard TV Shoot (metal gong the size of a 27” TV at Frank and Joe Halverson Farm in Ione Fee is $20 per person, with lunch available on site and other shooting activities and a rifle raffle.  All proceeds purchase children’s prizes for Ione’s 4th of July Celebration.   For more information, contact Eric/Brandi Orem at 541-989-9808 or eboremfarms@hotmail.com.

 Wed., May 6th  – 3:30-7p.m. – Morrow County Volunteer Expo:  Join the SAGE Center and Morrow County community groups and find out what is going on your community and see where volunteers are needed and sign up to be involved.  Appetizers and dessert will be served.  Bring your children for a free showing of “Despicable Me” starting at 5 p.m.  Shuttle service will be available from Heppner, Lexington and/or Ione if necessary.  Contact Heppner Chamber at 541-676-5535 if you want a ride.  If you are a community group and would like to set up a table with information, contact the SAGE Center at 541-481-7243.  This is a great opportunity to see what is going on in Morrow County and where you would be interested in being a volunteer!

Saturday, May 9th – 9 a.m. signups – 12th Annual Poker Run In The Blues – Morrow County OHV Park:  Cost is $20 each or $50 for a family (must be immediate family with children 21 and under only)For more information contact John Wight at 541-676-5152 or Tim Wright at 541-490-6681.

 Wed., May 13th – 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Mustang Mop Up:  This annual event brings HHS students out to complete city and community based projects.  If you have a project you would like to put on the list, please contact Greg Grant at HHS.

Hold the dates for “Music in the Park” at Heppner City Park from 5-7pm:

Sunday, June 14: Steel Drum Band
Sunday, July 19:  Tailgate Trio
Sunday, August 16:  Frazer-Wambeke

Saturday, June 27th – 8:30 a.m. sign ups – 10th Annual OHV EMS High Card Poker Run @the Morrow/Grant OHV Park:  Participation fee is $20 for individuals; $50 Family (must be immediate family with children 21 and under).  For more information, contact Greg Close @541-571-4583 or Kirsti Cason at 541-429-1300.