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Around Town July 22, 2015

 

July 21, 2015



Blues

musician to

perform

at Sankey

The

final Sweet Home Parks Department Music on the Green concert will be

Thursday evening, July 23.

Performer

will be blues musician Jake Blair of McMinnville. Blair is a

guitarist/vocalist who has performed professionally since 1999, when

he was 13.

The

show starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.

For

more information, call (541) 367-8113.

Concert

for cancer victim this Friday

A

country music concert to raise money for cancer treatment for Sweet

Home native Raquel Gonzalez-Ndzeidze will be held from 5 to 7 p.m.

Friday, July 24, at South Pacific Auto Sales, 5040 Pacific Blvd. SW,

in Albany.

Featured

artists will be Sasha Belden, Lexi Tucker and local rising star

Trevor Tagle. Admission will be $10 for those 13 and over and $5 for

12 and under. Ndzeidze, who lives in Corvallis and works at Oregon

State University, is seeking to raise $65,000 for eight weeks of

treatment in Mexico.

For

more information, visit http://www.gofundme.com/RaquelGonzalez.

Animal

Shelter to

host

2nd Dog Fest

The

Linn County Sheriff’s Office will hold its second annual Dog Fest

and open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at Linn

County Animal Shelter, 3008 Ferry St. SW Albany.

The

shelter is offering a voluntary late fee waiver on all new and

delinquent dog license purchases. All adoptions will be offered at

half price for $50 each, which includes registration of the

micro-chip.

The

event will also include a $15 micro-chip clinic, dog washing, a pet

food give-away and a raffle.

There will be a dog show contest for

kids 12 years and younger (details will be given at the event). BBQ

hot dogs/sausage dogs and beverages are going to be served during the

event with generous donations made by Coastal Farm Supply of Albany

and Pepsi Cola of Corvallis.

Linn

County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Deputy and Albany Police Department K-9

Officer will offer public K-9 demonstrations. C.A.R.E. Preventive &

Veterinary Services will be at the event to provide a low cost

vaccine clinic, as well as other veterinary services.

Donations

will be accepted and all proceeds will go towards the care of shelter

animals.

Dog

Training II

at

LBCC Albany

A

Dog Training Skills II class will be held at Linn-Benton Community

College in Albany, starting July 28.

Build on skills learned in

Dog Training I.

Skills

learned provide an excellent way to begin preparing for therapy work,

rally obedience, competing in dog sports, or taking the AKC Canine

Good Citizen Test.

The

five-week class will be held at LBCC Albany campus, 6500 Pacific Blvd

SW on Tuesdays, from 6 to 6:50 p.m. starting July 28.

Cost for

the class is $39. Veterinary shot records and dog history form are

required.

For

more information, see the LBCC online schedule at http://www.linnbenton.edu,

call the Albany Community Education at (541) 917-4840 or emailAlbany@linnbenton.edu.

Class

of 1985

reunion

Saturday

Sweet

Home High School Class of 1985 will hold its 30-year reunion from 6

p.m. to midnight Saturday, July 25, at Pineway Golf Course.

Admission

is free. A no-host bar and food will be available.

For

more information, visit the Class of 1985 Reunion Facebook page atwww.facebook.com/events/707254566062823/.

Meals

on Wheels weekly menu

Meals

on Wheels, also known as Your Table or Ours, offers lunch at the

Sweet Home Community Center to seniors over 60 at noon on Mondays,

Tuesdays and Fridays.

The

Senior Center serves a separate lunch on Wednesdays.

First-time

diners are invited to come in and have a free lunch to give it a try.

Suggested

donation is $3.50. All meals are served with milk, coffee or tea

upon request and diabetic desserts are available on request.

The

lunch menu on Friday, July 24, is fish patty with Tartar sauce or

sloppy Joe, both on a bun, baked beans, Mandarin pineapple salad and

frosted white cake.

The

menu for Monday, July 27, is chicken patty marsala or beef

Swiss-style patty, Delmonico potatoes, broccoli and carrots, oat bran

bread and chilled peaches.

The

menu for Tuesday, July 28, is chicken in peanut sauce with pasta or

beef stuffed green pepper, mixed vegetables, tossed salad, sunflower

seed roll and butterscotch bar.

For

more information, call (541) 367-8843.

 
 

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