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Lutheran Community Services Food Pantry open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Crook County Foundation is celebrating its 20th year providing education, scholarships, arts and culture, leadership, and community vitality for the residents of Prineville/Crook County. They have worked to build and support positive community programs that our families, businesses and nonprofits thrive on. One of their largest strengths is the connections that they make between leaders, community members, and like-minded individuals from around Central Oregon.

The Crook County Foundation is only able to conduct the great work that they have due to supporters like you. This support can be in the form of a financial donations, volunteering or participation in their community events.

They would appreciate your contribution which assists in making Prineville/Crook County a strong and vibrant community.

A tax-deducible donation can be sent to them via check or made through the secure PayPal.

For more information on the Crook County Foundation, contact them at 541-362-1210, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or go to their website,

This week, Prineville Perk will be hosted by The Heart of Oregon Corps. on Friday, Jan. 18 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. They are located 495 NW Locust Ave. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

Lutheran Community Services received $5,000 in grant funds from the Fred Meyer Fund to support the LCS Resource Center Food Pantry located at 1103 NE Elm St. in Prineville. The food pantry is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and assists Crook County residents with emergent hunger needs.

The Fred Meyer Fund awards grants to nonprofit organizations dedicated to youth development, hunger reduction, military family support, cancer research and awareness, and environmental education.

To learn more about Lutheran Community Services, please visit or call 541-323-5330.

The Central Oregonian will be publishing a Fire Service Appreciation section honoring our local Crook County Fire and Rescue first responders on Friday, Jan. 25. The special section is to honor those who keep our communities safe from the ravages of fire through prevention, suppression and determining how they start. Businesses as well as individual community members can sponsor this publication. If you would like to be a sponsor and show your support of our first responders, you can do so by contacting Priscilla Smith 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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