Scotts Mills college students’ artwork to look in calendar: Holding Courtroom

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Scotts Mills siblings honored in calendar artwork contest

Gideon and Katelyn Shetler, siblings from Scotts Mills, had been amongst 13 winners within the Oregon Agriculture within the Classroom Basis Calendar Artwork Contest.

The Shetlers’ art work will likely be featured within the basis’s 2020-2021 calendar. A complete of  643 entries had been submitted to the competition by kindergarten by way of sixth-grade college students in Oregon. Entries showcased the state’s various agricultural and pure useful resource commodities, the group mentioned in a launch.

Gideon, a primary grader, submitted art work of a crab, representing Oregon seafood. His art work will likely be featured on the August web page of the calendar. “I selected to attract (the crab) as a result of it is an ocean animal and I really like the ocean,” he mentioned within the launch. “Fishermen catch crabs on the Oregon coast and promote them.”

Katelyn, a second-grade scholar, illustrated an Oregon wheat subject and can seem on the September web page of the calendar. “I selected to attract wheat as a result of I used to be reminded (just lately) whereas taking part in within the pony pasture that many farmers in Oregon develop wheat,” she mentioned.

Every month of the calendar options one of many successful scholar’s artwork and every day of the yr has a reality about agriculture, the group mentioned.

Every calendar winner obtained a $50 award and a certificates to commemorate the honor. Successful art work will likely be displayed at Calendars are free to Oregon academics, or they are often ordered for $four at

OBRC donates to firefighting organizations

The Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative has made donations to eight Oregon firefighting organizations this month to help as wildfires have torn by way of the state.

OBRC donated a complete of $40,000 to eight totally different organizations that assist firefighting efforts and communities across the state, the group mentioned in a launch. 

The organizations receiving donations embody Salem Fireplace Basis, the Albany Firefighters Group Help Fund, the Ashland Firefighters Charitable Fund, the Hoodland Volunteer Firefighters Affiliation, Rocky Level Fireplace and EMS, the Sheridan Volunteer Firefighters Affiliation, the Sutherlin Firefighters Affiliation, and the Umatilla Volunteer Firefighters Affiliation.

“Proper now, all of us want to drag collectively and do no matter we are able to to assist the courageous women and men on the market working across the clock to maintain us all protected,” OBRC chief stewardship officer and director of exterior relations Jules Bailey mentioned. “As a company with a presence in communities throughout Oregon, OBRC is dedicated to doing our half.”

OBRC can also be permitting the general public to donate can and bottle deposits by way of BottleDrop Redemption Facilities to firefighting organizations. Donations might be made by way of BottleDrop accounts or by donating particular person containers at BottleDrop areas.

For extra data, contact OBRC at or 503-542-5252.

Metropolis of Salem awards grants to nonprofit organizations affected by COVID-19

The Metropolis of Salem has awarded seven cultural- and heritage-focused nonprofit organizations a mixed $25,000 in help for operational hardships in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, it introduced in a launch.

Grants had been awarded to Theatre 33, Straub Outside, Salem Artwork Affiliation, Gilbert Home Kids’s Museum, Verona Studio, Pentacle Theatre and Enlightened Theatrics.

Awards had been funded by the Metropolis Council and had been distributed in grants of as much as $5,000 per group, the discharge mentioned.  

The Metropolis mentioned it expects to launch in early fall two further grant applications to profit Salem small companies and eligible non-profit organizations affected by COVID-19.

For extra data, go to cityofsalem.web/Pages/business-help-covid19.aspx or name 503-540-2480.

Golf event to profit youth remedy applications

Acres of Hope Youth Ranch is internet hosting the Golf for Hope event Saturday, Sept. 26, at Oak Knoll Golf Course, 6335 Hwy. 22 in Independence.

The fundraiser will present monetary assist for Acres of Hope’s mission to supply hope to hurting adolescents.

Acres of Hope is a horse remedy and mentoring program that enables youth from age 12-19 the liberty to develop, heal and expertise life with a horse.

Event registration begins at Eight a.m. with a shotgun begin at 8:30 a.m. Lunch, prizes and a raffle will happen at 1 p.m.

Price is $125 per participant or $500 per foursome.

For extra data or to enroll, go to

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