Announcements and Upcoming Events
Now through December 19th – Heppner FFA students are sponsoring a coat drive: Collection tubs will be located at Les Schwab, Heppner Family Foods, Murray’s, The Bank of Eastern Oregon, Heppner Elementary and Heppner High Schools. Coats will be donated to the Neighborhood Center.
Now through December 17th - Community Bank is holding a charity drive to benefit local charity: The Heppner branch plans to use the funds it collects to benefit the Neighborhood Center food bank. Funds collected will be matched at 50 cents on the dollar up to a maximum of $500 in matching funds per branch. Stop in and make a donation to support our local community!
Now through December 19th – Wheatland Insurance is sponsoring a food drive: Help out our community by donating canned foods and non-perishable items to Wheatland Insurance. The items collected will be given to the Neighborhood Center to help with families in need this holiday season. Stop by with your donations and support a worthy cause!
Friday, December 12th and Saturday, December 13th – HHS Kick-Off Basketball Tournament: The Heppner Girls are scheduled to play on Friday, starting at 6 p.m.; the Heppner Boys are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, the girls are scheduled to play at 11 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and the boys are scheduled to play 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Come out and support the Mustangs!
Saturday, December 13th – 7 p.m. – Heppner Day Care will be hosting “Mr. Bill’s Trivia night at the Heppner Elks Lodge: Sign up forms will be at the post office soon or at the day care center as well as an ad in the paper and flyers around town. This evening always includes lots of laughs; so come on and join in the fun. Contact the Heppner Day Care for questions at 541-676-5429
Sunday, December 14th – 8-10 a.m. – Free Breakfast – Heppner United Methodist: Stop in and enjoy some “orange-glazed French toast” and visit with community members. The breakfast will be held in the community room and open to the public.
Thursday, December 18th – Retirement Open House for Steve Rhea – 2-5:30 p.m.: A retirement open house will be held at Wheatland Insurance from 2-5:30 p.m. Stop in and wish Steve well on his retirement.
Thursday, December 18th – Heppner “Celebrate Christmas Event” – 6 p.m. at the Morrow County Fairgrounds: Start collecting your “rewards cards” from local participating merchants from November 24th – December 18th and bring them with you for an opportunity to win some great prizes. There will be a dinner available for purchase at 6 p.m., a penny board and raffle items will be set up, along with a visit from Santa (pictures from 6-7 p.m., @$5 per picture) and Scrooge. The prizes will be set up in the annex again this year so bring your “rewards cards” and plan on coming out and participating!
Thursday, January 8th – Heppner Chamber’s Annual Luncheon – 12-1 p.m.: This year’s annual luncheon will be held at the Senior Center Dining Room. Lunch expense is $10.
Thursday, January 15th – Heppner Chamber’s Annual Town and Country Community Awards – Morrow County Fairgrounds. This great community event will start at 6 p.m. with a dinner and the program to follow, so plan on coming out and celebrating with the winners of the community awards. It is guaranteed to be a great evening!