Community baby shower coming this Friday
The Central Oregon Perinatal Care Team and community partners invite expectant families and families with newborns (1 to 3 months old) to free community baby shower events.
The first is at the Prineville Perk on Friday, Oct. 18, from 8 to 8:30 a.m. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.
Events will be held at multiple locations across Central Oregon on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19. In Crook County, it will be held at the Crook County Fairgrounds, Carey Foster Hall Building, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees will enjoy free gift bags, door prizes, complimentary maternity and newborn photos, light refreshments, and activities for the whole family.
The events will connect families with public health and community resources, including education on safe sleep, breastfeeding, immunizations and car seat safety, the opportunity to connect with WIC nutrition, maternal mental health, family support programs, as well as the chance to enroll in the Oregon Health Plan and more.
The Prineville team at Rebound Physical Therapy has announced the addition of Teryn Kaldheim, PT, DPT, located at 1590 NE 3rd St., Ste. #2, 541-416-7476.
Friends of the Crook County Library will hold their semi-annual blow-out book sale this Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library, located at 175 N.W. Meadow Lakes Drive in Prineville.
Dr. Coby Hanes, an IFM certified Functional Medicine physician and chiropractor, has completed Dr. Dale Bredesen's ReCODE (Reversal of Cognitive Decline) advanced clinical training, and in September 2019, Hanes became one of the first physicians in Oregon to become a ReCODE certified practitioner. Hanes Chiropractic Wellness Center is located at 446 N.W. 3rd St. and can be reached by calling 541-447-7230.
Supporting NeighborImpact and its Emergency Food Program, First Interstate Bank's Empty Bowls fundraising event, presented by Lonza Pharma & Biotech, will take place on Oct. 27, 2019, at the Central Oregon Community College Campus Center, 2600 College Way, in Bend. Event guests will receive a beautifully handcrafted bowl made by local potters, as well as gourmet soup or chili made by Cascade Culinary Institute students, artisan bread from the Village Baker, beverages, and dessert from students at Mountain View High School as well as Bleu Bite Catering. Guests will enjoy a relaxed dining experience and the music of a local band, "Parlour," reuniting just for this event.
Empty Bowls is an internationally recognized event that raises awareness of hunger and food insecurity. Attendees keep their handcrafted bowls as a reminder of the thousands of bowls that remain empty every day in Central Oregon.
First Interstate Bank and its Foundation are committed to supporting our communities through charitable giving. Funds raised from the local event support NeighborImpact and its Emergency Food Assistance program, which provides food for over 22,000 people each month and distributes over 3 million pounds of food over a year's time.
Tickets are on sale now at www.neighborImpact.org/empty-bowls. NeighborImpact offers a discounted price for purchases of four or more tickets. They recommend signing up early to take advantage of the discount and to secure a preferred seating time before it sells out.
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