Fundraisers planned in Powell Butte


Powell Butte has two major fundraising events coming up.

The first will be this weekend, Saturday, Oct. 26, at Judd and Vicci Bowen’s Ranch, 1.25 miles south of the Powell Butte Post Office. It will be the first of what will become a yearly event to benefit the Shiloh Ranch Cowboy Church. Proceeds will go to help buy land and build a church. There will be a preview at 9 a.m., and the auction will begin at 10 a.m. For more information on the event or to donate items, contact Scott Johnson at 541-408-7010.

Then, on Saturday, Nov. 2, the Powell Butte Christian Church will hold their 67th Annual Lord’s Acre Day. This yearly event is something that everyone in our community has attended throughout the years, and if you have not attended, you should. The day will begin at 9 a.m., with the 10th Annual Lord’s Acre 10k run and 5k walk. There will be homemade pie by the slice, country store crafts, concert, pit barbecue, and auction of hand quilted and hand tied quilts. For more information you can contact them at 541-548-3066.

Prineville Perk will be held at the Carriage House on Friday, Oct. 25, from 8 to 8:30 a.m. They are located at 150 S.E. Williamson Drive. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

The Bowman Museum and Friends of Crook County Library invite you to the Saunders Celebration Lecture Series. This week’s event will be on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m., featuring Terry Krueger, Professor of Literature at Central Oregon Community College, with Buffalo Bill and the Origins of Pop Culture. It is free to attend and will be held at the Museum’s Community Room on North Main Street. For more information, call 541-447-3715.

“What’s Brewing?” will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 7 to 8 a.m., at Meadow Lakes Restaurant. This week’s speaker will be Jason Chaney, reporter for the Central Oregonian, who will be discussing how we report the news in Crook County. The community forum is free and open to the public, and breakfast is available for purchase.

The Prineville Senior Center has been selected as a finalist in a social giving campaign through the Home Federal Bank called “My Community Cares” and they could win $10,000 with the help of the Prineville community. All you need to do is visit, “like” the Home Federal Bank Facebook page, and vote for the Prineville Senior Center. The other thing that they ask that you do is to encourage all of your Facebook “friends” to vote. You can only vote one time per Facebook account and every vote will get them that much closer to receiving a grant. Voting began on Tuesday, Oct. 1 and will end on Sunday, Nov. 3.

Kathy Baumann, MD has joined the team at the Mosaic Medical at the Prineville location. Dr. Baumann is a board certified Pediatrician with 22 years of general pediatric experience. Dr. Baumann will be providing pediatric services at the Crook County School-Based Health Center, located at Crooked River Elementary School.

Dr. Baumann enjoys caring for children of all ages and says “I am very much looking forward to working with the Prineville community to promote wellness and keep kids healthy and happy.” For more information, call 541-323-4272.

Crook County Landfill will be holding a free household hazardous waste collection on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is your chance to get rid of those household chemicals that you have stored. For more information, contact the Crook County Landfill at 541-447-2398.

Firearm Training Northwest will be holding a concealed carry permit class on Thursday, Oct. 31, at Meadow Lakes Clubhouse, located at 300 S.W. Meadow Lakes Drive. This class will help you understand the safety, regulations, and legalities of carrying a firearm in public. The class will run from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Shaun at 1-360-921-2071 or go to

Amerititle, located at 150 N.E. Court St., is accepting canned, non-perishable food for their Annual Civil War Food Drive. They have pledged to match your donations can for can and have set a goal to meet or beat 1,000 pounds of food to support our local families through St. Vincent Food Bank. You can drop off your donations in either the Oregon State Beaver of Oregon Ducks “field goal” off from now through Nov. 29.