Tickets to attend the Crook County Booster Club Athlete of the Year Dinner on Saturday, June 1 are available at Foundry 4 Coffee + Whiskey and the Central Oregonian

The Prineville – Crook County Chamber is seeking businesses to host an intern at their place of business. They will help you launch, revitalize, revamp or grow your current internship program in collaboration with our local schools, community college and university with great local student candidates to fill the internship positions.

For more information on the program, contact Kim Daniels, executive director, at 541-447-6304.

The Bowman Museum's May at the Museum Series continues this Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m. They invite you to come listen to historian Steve Lent present "Early Transportation in Central Oregon." He will discuss how early travelers braved the pioneer roads. The series is free to attend and will be held in the Bowman Museum's Community Room. For more information, call 541-447-3715.

This week, Prineville Perk will be hosted by Good Bike Co. on Friday, May 17 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. at 284 NE Third St. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

Friday, May 17 is also National Bike to Work Day, and at 5 p.m., Good Bike Co. will also host Bikes and Brews at the same location.

Wine Down Ranch will host a CROP farm event this Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They are located at 6500 McKay Creek Road.

Carriage Place, an Enlivant community, announces a special event in the month of May in an effort to give Prineville area seniors a true taste of life at the assisted living residence. Area residents are invited to take a tour of the community and will leave with a pie.

"We want to give prospective residents and their families the opportunity to 'Taste and Tour' at our vibrant community," said Executive Director Claudine Walker. "We look forward to sharing all that Carriage Place has to offer – from our chef's favorite recipes to the beautiful surroundings that our residents call home."

To RSVP, please contact Brenda Spevak at 541-416-0500 to set up a time in the month of May to tour the community located at 150 S. Williamson Drive in Prineville. It is open to seniors and their guests and is free of charge.

Crook County Booster Club will be hosting the Athlete of the Year Dinner, presented by Rosendin Electric and with generous support from the business community of Prineville. This year's nominees are: Elijah Becker, Hunter Bishop, Marlen Ceja Prado, Noah Chaney, Mario Hansen, Gracie Kasberger, Shane Kessi, Dominic Langley, Kalyn Martinez, Caleb Parrott, Berkley Puckett, Jason Slawter and Faith Wagner.

They are looking for table sponsors for the event that will be held on June 1 at Ochoco Creek Park, under a tent and behind the pool. If you would like to sponsor a table or for more information on the event, contact Booster Club Treasurer Bryan Iverson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Booster Club President Jason Carr at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Tickets for the event are available at Foundry 4 Coffee + Whiskey at 129 NW Fourth St. or the Central Oregonian at 558 N. Main St. in Prineville.

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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