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Business Oregon and Rural Development Initiatives Invite All Entrepreneurs

Business Oregon and Rural Development Initiatives invites entrepreneurs in Coos, Curry and Douglas County as they host a focus group workshop in all three counties to share ideas on what businesses need to grow and succeed in this region. A focus group will be held on January 21st at 5:30pm at Southwestern Oregon Community College, Empire [...]


Wednesday January 21 2015

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Coos Bay, North Bend Rotary Grant

Coos Bay North Bend Rotary Grants

  The Coos Bay-North Bend Rotary Club is currently seeking organizations that are interested in applying for grant funds. In the past the Coos Bay-North Bend Rotary Club has funded local youth programs including high school theaters, music instruments for the Oregon Coast Lab Band and waders for a STEP Fish Hatchery educational program.  Grants have [...]


Tuesday January 20 2015

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Coos County Shots for Tots and Teens

Shots for Tots and Teens

[ February 7, 2015; 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. ]   Shots for Tots and Teens Immunization Clinic will be held on Saturday February 7, 2015 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Coos County Public Health Department, 1975 McPherson St., North Bend.   Children ages 0-18 years of age without insurance qualify for an immunization voucher. Also accepting OHP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Pacific Source, Providence, [...]


Tuesday January 20 2015

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Hand Foot Mouth Disease in Coos County

  From Coos County Public Health Department: Multiple cases of Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease have been circulating in Coos County. Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease is a contagious common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years of age. However, it can sometimes occur in adults.   Signs and symptoms Symptoms usually start [...]


Tuesday January 20 2015

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WSRC Needs Help Making Dignity Bags

[ February 4, 2015; 2:00 PM; ] Each year, women flee from domestic violence and show up at the Women’s Safety and Resource Center with nothing but the clothing they are wearing. Frequently the women have been in hiding for several days without access to personal supplies. The Coos Bay Soroptimists partner with the WSRC and Maria Neill to provide [...]


Monday January 19 2015

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Providing New Coats And Shoes For Kids

The United Way announces their annual Kids Coats and Shoes program. They will be providing vouchers to elementary schools in Coos County. They raise money outside of normal United Way campaign funds for this program. The United Way of Southwestern Oregon will also partner with the Rotary Club of Brookings to provide children in Curry [...]


Monday January 19 2015

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Water Board Flushing Lines

The Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board will continue routine maintenance flushing of water lines in its distribution system in Coos Bay. Flushing of waterlines will start January 19th in the Bunker Hill, Bay Park and Millington areas. Flushing will begin in the morning each day about 8 a.m. and end at approximately 3 p.m., Monday through [...]


Monday January 19 2015

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Emergency Preparedness Class Coos Bay

Sign up for Disaster Preparedness Class in Coos Bay

[ January 30, 2015; 6:00 PM; ]   The Coos Bay Fire Department is offering the opportunity to learn more about disaster preparedness. The training will be presented at the Coos Bay Fire Department located at 450 Elrod Ave, Coos Bay on January 30, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.   Some of the discussions in class will be specific to Coos Bay, but [...]


Friday January 16 2015

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Free Women’s Self Defense Workshop

[ February 7, 2015; 12:30 PM; ] The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay area presents a free workshop for women on Saturday February 7th on the campus of Southwestern Oregon Community College in Prosper Gym starting at 12:30pm. There will be multiple presenters and hands-on training. Also, door prizes, snacks and water provided. This workshop is appropriate for ages 13 and older [...]


Friday January 16 2015

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Southwestern OR Preppers Hold Disaster Planning Meeting

The Southwestern Oregon Preppers will be holding a meeting on Saturday, January 17th at the Bandon Rural Fire Department, Highway 101 in Bandon at 12 Noon. The main topic will be “Disaster planning for before, during and after a disaster.” Different disasters require different planning. SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer [...]


Friday January 16 2015

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