South Coast Head Start expands services in Coquille and Bandon
County, OR- Oregon Coast Community Action’s South Coast Head
Start has been awarded extended duration funding to expand Head Start
service hours in Coquille and Bandon. This funding will extend the
school day for 38 children and families at both the Coquille and Bandon
Head Start locations.
hours will increase children’s learning and developmental
outcomes along with supporting working families,” said Child and
Family Service Director, Wendi Baird.
extended duration grant also includes $11,000 for one-time purchases to
ensure staff and children have a dynamic and developmentally
appropriate place to teach and learn.
are excited to be able to offer extended day services in Bandon and
Coquille. The earlier and better we prepare our children, the better
they perform in school later in life,” said ORCCA’s
Executive Director, Mike Lehman.
Start and Early Head Start provides a comprehensive child development
program for low-income children from birth to age five. The program
supports parents as the first and most important teacher of their
Information about South Coast Head Start can be found on our website at www.orcca.us.
Free Summer Sundays At The Bandon History Museum
the museum for free on summer Sundays, starting May 27-Sept 3, courtesy
of Best Western Inn at Face Rock and First Interstate Bank. Bring the
family and have the kids take the History Detective’s Challenge.
Bandon History Museum is located at 270 Fillmore Ave SE, Bandon. 541-347-2164. bandonhistoricalmuseum.org.
Port Of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show: People’s Choice Voting
the annual Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show– Bandon’s
uniquely accessible public art display on the picturesque boardwalk in
Old Town. The 2018 theme is “Salmon Dreams, Marshes and
Streams.” The show features works by amateur and professional
artists living throughout southwestern Oregon and beyond, with prizes
awarded in youth and adult categories, along with people’s choice
winners. The show opens Memorial Day weekend and continues through the
second weekend in September. Vote for your favorite entries.
People’s Choice voting is open Saturday, May 26 –
Wednesday, September 5. Choose up to 3 artworks, 1 ballot per voter.
Free ballots are available at Bandon Bait & Tackle, on the
boardwalk at 110 First St. SE. The 2018 show is presented by the Port
of Bandon, with grant support by the Coquille Tribal Community Fund,
and sponsored by the Bandon Professional Center. Contact port staff for
more information, 541-347-3206, or visit portofbandon.com.
Chair & Mat Yoga by Dorothy Tharsing
note there is no classes on third week. “Love offering” or
donations accepted. Wednesdays at Unity of Bandon: 8:30am Mat, 9:45
Chair. Thursdays at Bandon Fitness Center: Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Langlois Public Library Events
representative from South Coast Business Employment Corporation
(SCBEC)/WORKSOURCE Oregon will be available the third Tuesday of every
month at the Langlois Library. Job Seekers and business
representatives are encouraged to stop by to discuss available
services. Classroom training and On-the-Job Training programs are
available for eligible individuals. SCBEC currently provides Certified
Nurses Assistance training at the Coos Bay Corporate Headquarters.
Appointments may be made by calling Mo Aakre at 541 751-8506.
Outreach Day at the Langlois Public Library Wednesday, June 20th from
11am to 4pm. The outreach will continue on every 3rd Wednesday of the
month. Come and let us help you file your service connection claims,
obtain military documents, medical enrollment, housing assistance and
additional services. We thank each and every veteran for their
service to this country!
Public Library presents, a Night at the Library, a movie night on June
8th at 6pm. Come join us as we watch Black Panther and snack on some
popcorn. Chadwick Boseman, Micheal B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, and
Letita Wright star in this Sci-Fi Action Adventure. Black Panther
follows T’Challa, the King of Wakanda; a technologically advance
African nation that has keep itself isolated. T’Challa’s
right to the throne is challenged by an outsider who may pull Wakanda
into a world war. This movie is Rated PG-13 for prolonged sequence of
action, violence, and a brief rude gesture.
Alisa Green is coming to the Langlois Public Library on Wednesday June
27, 2018 at 2:00pm, to speak about her new book “The ABCs of
Assisted Living, A practical guide to choosing your home with
care”. This event is for those considering Assisted Living for
themselves or their loved ones. Alisa will share why she has written
this helpful guide, and she’ll be answering your questions. Books
will also be available for purchase for $12.50.
THE AUTHOR: Alisa Green has been a surgical nurse for over 25 years.
During that time, she has also been an educator, as well as an advocate
for patients, residents, and her own parents during their search for an
assisted living home. “The ABC’s of Assisted Living”
was written to share valuable and insightful information to searching
for an assisted living home for themselves or their loved ones. Ms.
Green resides on the Southern Oregon Coast. For more information,
please visit www.lisagreenwrites.comor visit facebook.com/AuthorAlisaGreen
school winds down the Langlois Public Library is gearing up for our
annual Summer Reading program. Get ready to celebrate summer
reading with the Libraries Rock! theme. We have a variety of programs
planned for this summer, running from June to August. We will also have
active Maker Spaces every weekend from June to August, starting with
the Inventors’ Box. Open to ages 3 to 15; we welcome children of
all abilities. For more information call the Langlois Public
Library at 541.348.2066.
For more information contact the Langlois Public Library at 541.348.2066.
SNAP Recipients Eligible For Free Career Services Through Southwestern
Bay, OR – SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
Recipients are eligible for free Career Coaching services from
Southwestern Oregon Community College through a new program called STEP
(SNAP Training & Education Program).
Individuals and families receiving SNAP Benefits can contact Genavieve Sharkey at 541-888-1647 or Genavieve.email@example.com with questions and to determine eligibility.
include: Employer Connections, Resume and Cover Letter
Assistance, Interview and Job Search Skills, College Readiness and
Education Planning, Financial Aid and Scholarship Navigation, Community
Resources and Referrals, and more!