YoungLife is asking for donated items for a fundraising yard sale

The first of June kicks off a busy time for the Crooked River Roundup board and volunteers, as the 69th annual rodeo is only a few short weeks away. This year they are offering a discount on tickets purchased in advance at Prineville Men’s Wear, Wilco Farm Stores, and Fair Feed and Supply. If you would like to purchase box seats, you can call 541-447-4479 for those.

There is still time to purchase arena signs for both the rodeo and horse races. You can call Bryan Iverson at 541-948-1057 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to see what sponsorship opportunities are available.

The Central Oregonian is the official newspaper of the Crooked River Roundup and Horse Races and will be printing both the rodeo program and the horse race program. If you are interested in placing an advertisement in either program, you can contact me (Teresa Tooley) or Heidi Howard at 541-447-6205.

YoungLife is looking for items to be donated to their yard sale that will be held on Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14. To donate items for the yard sale, please contact Tricia at 541-410-7402.

Prineville Perk will be held at the Central Oregonian on Friday, June 6. We're located at 558 N. Main St. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304. The Chamber is looking for businesses to hold the weekly gathering. If you would like to have active Chamber members come to your business, have coffee, and learn what your business has to offer, give Kandice a call to get assigned a Friday that is convenient for you.

Go fly fishing with Gary Lewis and Brasada Ranch this weekend. You will fly fish at Canyon Creek Reservoir, visit the Painted Hills, and spend time with Gary Lewis at Brasada Ranch. For more information, call 541-526-6870.

The Crook County High School Dance team will be holding a Bottle and Can Drive on June 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Ericksons Thriftway parking lot next to Barney Prine’s Steakhouse. If you would like to donate and do not want to wait until then, you can drop your recyclable bottles and cans off in the horse trailer located in the south end of Ray’s Food Place parking lot at any time during the summer.

Redemption House Ministries, located in Prineville, is a nonprofit transitional shelter serving women and children who have been displaced in Central Oregon. They help ladies with children find hope and achieve their goals to get their lives back. They also serve meals to the community through Craig’s Compassionate Café. They are asking for monetary assistance as well as volunteers to serve those who are in desperate circumstances. If you can help, please contact Greg Sanders, Executive Director, at 541-362-5642, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or 780 E. Firstst St., Prineville, OR 97754.

Ball Janik LLP is pleased to announce Laura Craska Cooper, managing partner of the firm’s Bend office, was re-elected treasurer of Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) for the 2014-2015 term. Cooper has been an active member of the OWLS board since 2011, and she has served as treasurer since 2012. She has also been active in the Cascade Women Lawyers Chapter of OWLS for many years, serving as treasurer for the last six years, and president this year. “I love serving on the OWLS Board because I thoroughly enjoy working with so many incredibly talented and fun peers and role models. More importantly, I am passionate about OWLS’ mission of advancing women and minorities in the legal profession and would like to help build on what so many have created,” stated Cooper. “I hope to ease the way for future women lawyers to take on more responsibility within their own firms. As the mother of three daughters, I believe this is one way I can demonstrate leadership and provide mentoring for future generations — while having fun, too.”

“Bank of the Cascades is excited to move our Prineville location to the former Home Federal branch. The larger facility offers expanded space and enhanced convenience for our growing customer base in Prineville,” said Branch Manager Craig Hunt. “We are very proud to be a Central Oregon-headquartered bank and to offer the advantage of keeping customer deposits local. Our job is to serve the financial needs of our friends and neighbors and deliver loans to Prineville businesses and individuals, which in turn helps strengthen our local economy. We are happy to join forces with teams from Home Federal Bank and work together to serve Prineville. We invite the community to come and see us at our new location!” The new location is located at 555 N.W. Third St. You can contact them at 541-447-4105 or 541-447-6242.

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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