Announcements and Upcoming Events
Special Request for letter of support for restroom and shower improvements at Cutsforth Park from Morrow County Parks – deadline is Friday, September 19th: Morrow County Parks is currently working on restroom and shower improvements at Cutsforth Park (very similar to the OHV’s units) and they are applying for a development and rehabilitation grant from the County Opportunity Grant program from the State. They are looking for letters of support for improvements of Cutsforth Park. If you would like to send in a letter of support, please contact the Morrow County Parks at 541-989-9500. We all benefit from this kind of improvement to our parks, so take a few minutes and prepare a letter of support. Your letter can make the difference!
Friday, September 12th – HHS First Home Football game against Grant Union: There will be a tailgate dinner in the annex so come early, eat dinner and then take a seat and enjoy the game!
Wednesday, September 17th – 7 p.m. at Lexington City Hall – Oregon Encyclopedia Community Meeting: The Oregon Encyclopedia is coming to Morrow County to hold a public community meeting on Oregon history and culture. Test your local history knowledge with a fun trivia quiz, learn about some of the important people, places and events in Morrow County and contribute your knowledge of local history to the encyclopedia project. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Thursday, September 18th – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Veterans Resource Fair – Port of Morrow (Riverfront Center) – Boardman: Representatives will be on hand to give assistance, free blood pressure check. For more information, contact Rhonda Michael at 509-525-5200, ext. 26464.
Friday, September 19th – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 20th at 2:15 p.m. – SAGE Center will be showing “Captain America: The American Soldier”: Entry fee into the SAGE Center will get you into the movie. You can check out the great displays at the SAGE Center and watch a movie too! Questions? Call the SAGE Center at 541-481-7243.
Saturday, September 27th – 5 p.m. – Father Daughter Dance at the Morrow County Fairgrounds: The dinner is from 5-6 p.m. and the Dance will be held from 6-10 p.m. Pre-sale prices are $10 for the dance and $15 for the dinner and dance or $15 for the dance and $20 for the dinner and dance at the door. Fathers get free admissions with paid daughter. There will be door prizes, raffle, silent auction and pictures. The event is a fundraiser for Nichole’s IMTA and Erica’s Congress of Future Medical Leaders. For tickets or for more information, contact Ruth: 541-377-4245/Michelle at 541-256-0721.
Monday, September 29th – Morrow County Courthouse Bell Tower and Clock re-dedication and ground breaking ceremony on new building: The re-dedication of the Morrow County Courthouse Bell Tower and Clock will be held at 11 a.m., with a free lunch to follow. A groundbreaking ceremony on the new county building will be held at 1 p.m. Due to the lack of parking, participants are asked to park at the Morrow County Fairgrounds and take the shuttle bus up to the courthouse as their will not be available parking at the courthouse or side streets.
Saturday, Friday, October 4th – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Morrow County Harvest Festival – SAGE Center: This event will take place at the SAGE Center in Boardman and will include local produce, local handmade arts and craft vendors. There will be activities for kids; free horse buggy rides, free admission to the festival and SAGE Center all day and adults will be given an opportunity to taste local beer, wine and cider. Questions – Contact the SAGE Center at 541-481-7678 or visit http://visitsage.com.
Saturday, October 4th – 6:30 p.m. – HHS Booster Club Dinner and Auction – Heppner Elks Club: Plan now to attend the Annual HHS Booster Club Dinner and Auction. The Steak Feed Dinner will start at 6:30 p.m., with the auction to follow. Dinner is $15 per person or $65 for a family OR you can purchase a “VIP table” for $300 which seats six, includes two bottles of wine and a server to serve your meal. There are four tables left so contact Melissa Lindsay at 541-256-0366 to reserve a VIP Table today! The dinner and auction will take place downstairs in the dining room this year.
October 7 – October 23, 2014 – Domestic Violence Services Volunteer Training – Stanfield Public Library: Domestic Violence Services will be offering Volunteer Training for answering calls on their 24 hour crisis line. If you are interested in taking an active role against domestic violence in your community and would like the opportunity to advocate for victims of domestic/sexual violence, please contact 541-276-3322 to reserve your spot. There are 8 different training classes offered.