Announcements and Upcoming Events
Thursday, June 2nd – 4-6 p.m. – Meet & Greet new 4-H Agent, Damion Turner: Morrow County Extension Office is hosting a “meet and greet” for the new 4-H Agent, Damion Turner from 4-6 p.m.. Hors d’oeuvres & Refreshments will be served. For questions, please contact Julie Baker at Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-676-9642. It will be held at the extension office at 54173 Hwy 74 – Heppner.
June 14th, 16, 21st and 23rd – 6-9 p.m. – Hunter Education Courses to be held at Heppner High School: There will be a field day on Saturday, June 25th at the Lexington Gun Club from 8am-12pm. Any person under 18 must pass this course to acquire a hunting license in the State of Oregon. This course is being taught by Jim and Darlene Marquardt. There is $10 fee for the course. Contact Jim at 541-969-4845 for questions and more information.
Wednesday, June 29th – 2 p.m. – Joint Committee on Transportation Preservation and Modernization Public Meeting at Hermiston High School: Representative Greg Smith will be bringing the Joint Committee on Transportation Preservation and Modernization to his district. The committee will listen to the public as they testify on various transportation projects and policies they believe should be included in the legislation.
Heppner Farmer’s Market will be held on Friday’s ,starting Friday, June 3rd – Friday, September 30th – starting at 9 a.m .- 2 p.m. at the Heppner City Park: If you are interested in participating in the Farmer’s Market, please contact Don or Jo Ann Shannon at 541-676-8957.
Hold the Date for Heppner’s “Music in the Park” concerts on Sunday, June 12; July 10, August 14th and September 11th – 5-7 p.m. – Main Heppner City Park:
Sunday, June 12th – “Steel Drum Band”
Sunday, July 10th – “Slipshod”
Sunday, August 14th –“Jezebel’s Mother”
Sunday, September 11th – “The Tailgators” (in honor of the 15th anniversary of 9/11)
There will be a fundraiser meal to purchase at each event; so plan on bringing your chairs and enjoying a great evening with community members and great entertainment! Location will be moved to “inside”, in the case of rain.
Friday, July 29th – 8:30 a.m. – 8th Annual United Way of Umatilla and Morrow Counties Charity Golf Tournament to be held at Wildhorse Resort and Casino’s Championship Golf Course:
For the past eight years, the United Way of Umatilla & Morrow Counties has hosted this charity golf tournament to help raise funds for our local area United Way partner agencies. We could use your help this year with sponsorships. Remember, all money donated to your local United Way stays in our area. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, your donation is tax deductible. Our tax identification number is 93-0454995. There are several types of sponsorship available:
Cart Sponsor; Tee Sponsor and Hole or Contest Sponsor are available. Call the United Way office at 276-2661 to secure your sponsorship; register a team or donate items for our raffle.