Blue Ribbon Campaign continues through the month
This week, Prineville Perk will be hosted by Crook County Library on Friday, April 12 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. at 175 NW Meadow Lakes Drive. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Crook County will reopen a food pantry at a new location on Tuesday, April 16. They are located at 1201 NE Elm St. in Prineville, next to the Lutheran Community Services Northwest Resource Center entrance. Hours are 1 to 3:30 p.m. each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. They also offer social services.
Mid Oregon Credit Union encourages the community to stop by a branch and "Adopt-A-Bear" from April 1 through April 19 in support of Healthy Beginnings, helping ensure that every preschooler in Central Oregon is healthy and prepared to enter kindergarten ready to learn.
Community residents can "Adopt-A-Bear" at any Mid Oregon Credit Union location through April 19 or by calling 541-382-1795. For information about child screenings, go to www.MyHB.org.
The Blue Ribbon Campaign continues and coincides with April's National Child Abuse Prevention Month, with special events during the month.
This week, Pine Theater will hold a free movie event on Saturday, April 13 at 10 a.m., showing "Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse."
Children and their caregivers are invited to this free movie event hosted by For the Children, Crook County's child abuse prevention team. Attendees will receive information on local child abuse prevention resources and tools. Please call 541-788-5556 for more information.
On Friday, April 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Crook County Library, there will be a Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children training, where adults will receive tools for recognizing the signs of sexual abuse and responding to suspicions. They also learn simple ways to minimize opportunities for abuse in organizations and in our community. More than 11,500 adults have been trained in Central Oregon over the last 12 years. Sign up at kidscenter.org.