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Prineville Perk will be at Slater Chiropractic on Friday; Rimrock Trails seeking volunteers for various projects

Crook County Foundation's "What's Brewing?" kicks off the 2020 with Parks, Pools & Playgrounds this Thursday, Jan. 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Meadow Lakes Golf Course Banquet Room. Join CCF and Crook County Parks & Recreation Director Duane Garner, hear what has happened in the last year, and get an update on what is planned for the upcoming year. For more information, call 541-362-1210.

Slater Chiropractic will host this week's Prineville Perk on Friday, Jan. 10 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. at 240 NW Claypool St. For more information on Prineville Perk, call the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

Deschutes County Health Services will hold a free information sessions for Diabetes Prevention Program Prineville on from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 and 27 at St. Charles Prineville, 384 SE Combs Flat Rd.

Groups meet once a week for 16 weeks, then one to two times a month for the remainder of the year. This year-long lifestyle change program is designed to help at-risk adults and those with prediabetes prevent developing type 2 diabetes. Participants will be guided by a trained lifestyle coach to learn the skills they need to make lasting changes, such as losing a modest amount of weight, being more physically active and managing stress.

Prevent Diabetes Central Oregon is a Recognized Program of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Deschutes County Health Services was awarded funding from the Central Oregon Health Council to coordinate Prevent Diabetes in Central Oregon with multiple partners.

To learn more about the program, call Sarah Worthington at (541) 322-7466 or visit www.deschutes.org/preventdiabetes or www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention.

Rimrock Trails, a nonprofit organization, is seeking qualified volunteers to help in a number of substantive ways, enhancing the treatment experience of youth residential clients and providing support to staff in multiple locations throughout Central Oregon. Volunteer opportunities include but are not limited to enrichment classes, teaching recreational and life skills activities, holiday activities, career day presentations and administrative support.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and are required to go through the same clearances and background checks as employees. They will also complete a short training that covers important information about safety and privacy issues and some basics about working with the agency.

To learn more, call Peggy Gregg at (541) 447-2631 or visit www.rimrocktrails.org.


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