Crook County Foundation begins its 'What's Brewing?' this Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Meadow Lakes Restaurant with Superintendent Sara Johnson

The Bowman Museum will wrap up its Saunders Memorial Lecture Series this Thursday, Oct. 25. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. The museum is located at 246 N. Main St. There was a last-minute change to the speaker for this week from the ad that ran in the Friday, Oct. 19 Central Oregonian. James Gardner, who compiled and edited the book "Legends of the Northern Paiute," based on the oral history presented by Warm Springs resident Wilson Wewa, will present instead. This is a free lecture series, for more information, contact Sandy Cohen at 541-447-3715.

Crook County Foundation's "What's Brewing" will begin this Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Meadow Lakes. The speaker will be Crook County School District Superintendent Sara Johnson. She will talk about revitalizing the vocational programs in the local schools with an emphasis on strong electives and workforce connections that engage students with Prineville businesses and the local economic community. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 541-362-1210.

This week, Prineville Perk will be hosted by Home Beautiful Oregon on Friday, Oct. 26 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. at 235 NW Third St. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

There will be a Halloween Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk/Bicycle and Costume Pageant on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. hosted by the Crook County Rotary Club at Oregonians Credit Union, 110 NE Fifth St. For more information, contact Stacey Forson at 541-233-3570.

Get your Football Contest entries dropped off at the Central Oregonian office by Friday, Oct. 26. Find the entry forms and game picks in today's Central Oregonian on page A15. You could win a $25 gift certificate to Meadow Lakes Golf Course and Restaurant for correctly picking the most winners and also be entered to "Beat Helmet Head," and you could win a gift certificate to the Prineville Subway. One lucky winner will win the grand prize of $300, if they have the most correct picks throughout the 10-week contest. This week's winner for the $25 gift certificate to Ericksons Thriftway was Willis Roberts, with 17 out of 20 games picked correctly. All entries that "Beat Helmet Head" were placed in a random drawing and the winner of the gift certificate for beating Helmet Head was Jim Wilson. Congratulations to the winners of week #2, and make sure you get your week #3 entries in. For more information, contact the Central Oregonian at 541-447-6205.

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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