Announcements and Upcoming Events
Thursday, April 17th –Parents for Parents Committee & Community Counseling Solutions are proud to invite the Heppner Parents and Committee Members to the Mac Bledsoe Parenting with Dignity event! This presentation is open for parents and community members of Heppner, Lexington and Ione and will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a free dinner for those attending followed by Mr. Bledsoe’s presentation at 6:30 p.m. Free babysitting will also be provided. Contact Brandi Sweeney at 541-676-9128 x2610 for questions.
Friday, April 18 – Relay for Life Bake Sale Fundraiser – Murray’s team: The bake sale will start at 9 a.m. and will be inside Murray’s. Please take the time to stop by, get some treats and help support a worthy cause!
Thursday, April 24th – 5 p.m. Willow Creek Farmer’s Market organizational meeting: This is an organizational meeting for those individuals who would like to be involved “Season Six” of the Willow Creek Farmer’s Market. The meeting will be held in the Heppner City Hall Conference Room.
Thursday, April 24th: from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. “Women Business Owners United Business Retreat”: Sponsored by Carol Frink from Real Business Solutions and Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, the cost is $127 per person and bring a friend for free. The conference will be held at the HermistonConferenceCenter. To register, contact the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce at 541-567-6151 or Carol Frink at 541-720-1001.
Friday, April 25th – Free household Hazardous Waste Event, hosted by Morrow County Public Works: This is the time to dispose of your household hazardous waste, free of charge to county residents. They will be taking these items at the Lexington Road Department from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Contact Morrow County Public Works at 541-989-9500 or email: email@example.com.
Saturday, April 26th – Heppner MS Walk: Event starts at 10 a.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church. Register today by calling 503-445-8342 or “walkMSoregon.com”.
Sunday, April 27th – 2 p.m. – Candidates Forum sponsored by Willow Creek Tea Party Patriots: The forum will be held at the Heppner City Hall Conference Room.
Wednesday, April 30th – Relay for Life Fundraiser by Community Bank: There will be a donation bake sale on April 30th. Stop by and make a donation and get some great baked items. Community Bank is also doing a can drive and will be accepting them from 9:30am-5:30pm M-F.
Thursday, May 8th – 2-4 p.m. -Strategy session to identify how the state’s workforce system can be more effectively tied to regional needs: The Oregon Consortium/Oregon Workforce Alliance (TOC-OWA), your local workforce investment board and the Oregon Employment Department is hosting this event. The meeting will be held at the HermistonConferenceCenter form 2-4 p.m. and now is the time to make your voice heard. Contact Sheryll for information onregistration.
Thursday, May 8th – 6 p.m. – The Heppner FFA Chapter Banquet: Event starts at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. and program to follow. The event will be held at the Morrow County Fairgrounds Annex. Community is invited to attend.
Friday, May 9th – 12 p.m. – Ribbon-cutting planned for new Boardman pavilion as part of the Morrow County Ford Institute Leadership Program: The participants of the Ford Leadership program wil be unveiling their project, a newly constructed pavilion at Marker 40, a popular sandy beach in Boardman located on the Columbia River in he Port of Morrow. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be followed by a barbecue lunch catered by The Country Gentleman. The event is open to the public and a n RSVP is requested. Please RSVP to Brenda Profit at “firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541–571-7642.
Thursday, May 15th – Mustang Mop Up: If you have projects you would like to be included in the Mustang Mop Up, please contact Greg Grant at HHS 676-9138.
Farmer’s Market – Friday, June 20 – Friday, September 26 – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Heppner City Park: If you are interested in participating in the Farmer’s Market, please contact Margaret Flaherty at 541-676-5972, Ginger Keithley at 541-676-5576 or Ed & Marie Struthers at 541-676-5443.
HOLD THE DATE: Sunday, June 29th – 5-7 p.m. – Steel Drum Band from Tri-Cities will be performing: More information will be forwarded at a later date.
Saturday, August 2 through Sunday, August 3rd – Morrow County Relay for Life event at the Morrow County Fairgrounds: If you are interested in sponsoring, forming a team, planning a fundraiser, contact Sheryll Bates at the chamber office – 676-5536.