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The Posie Shoppe to host Prineville Perk this Friday morning, Dec. 8 downtown

The Crook County Foundation "What's Brewing?" will be held Wednesday, Dec. 6 at Meadow Lakes Restaurant, 300 SW Meadow Lakes Drive, from 7 to 8 a.m. The presentation will be "How is our local newspaper adapting to the world of digital media?" Join Jason Chaney, editor of the Central Oregonian, to discuss the challenges of print media in a digital age and how to support your local news source when working with live and instant news feeds.

For more information about the Crook County Foundation and its programs, visit www.crookcountyfoundation.org or contact the foundation at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 541-460-2393.

Family Resource Center has announced that Kim Bohme has joined their team as the new Development Coordinator. With over 15 years of experience specializing in community education, Bohme will develop fundraising and community outreach strategies to increase FRC's capacity to reach all families.

This week, Prineville Perk will be hosted by The Posie Shoppe, 127 NW Third St., on Friday, Dec. 8 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

The Central Oregonian "Our Town Christmas Giveaway," continues in today's publication on pages B1-B4. Please read the full entry rules on page B2, the contest has changed from last year on what you need to do to have an eligible entry for a chance at the over $1,500 in scrip and prizes being given away this Christmas Season.

We also encourage those playing the game to please take the time to check out the participating businesses and their holiday specials — and to shop locally. For without these businesses, the Central Oregonian would not be able to continue to bring you the "Our Town Christmas Giveaway."

Participating businesses are: Barney Prine's Steakhouse & Saloon, Bullseye Firearms, Ericksons Thriftway, Meadow Lakes Golf Course & Restaurant, Pack, Ship & More, Papa Murphy's Take-N-Bake Pizza, Pine Theater, Prineville Men's Wear, Robberson Ford of Prineville, Sears Hometown Store, Sunrise Pool & Spa, Sunset Hearth & Home and Wagner's Market Fresh IGA.

We have also included a coloring contest this year. There are three age categories for ages up to 12. The contest is sponsored by the Pine Theater with a different design each week.

We've also been "sampling" and providing free newspaper to various addresses in the Prineville area. If you enjoy receiving the newspaper in your mailbox, give us a call and subscribe. You'll save money off the retail price. A subscription also makes a great Christmas gift.

This column was written by the Central Oregonian's general manager Teresa Tooley. If you have something that you would like to have included in the Central Oregonian's business briefs, e-mail it to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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