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The Chamber of Commerce-led Prineville Perk will be hosted by Regency Village on Friday morning

The Waterhole Tavern, located at 1265 NW Lamonta Road, will be the host of this month's Chamber After Hours on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Regency Village will host this week's Prineville Perk on Friday, Jan. 17, from 8 to 8:30 a.m. It will be held at 830 NE Elm St. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

There will be a Fire Museum Dedication Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting, located at 205 NE Fourth St., held this Saturday, Jan. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Deschutes County Health Services will be holding free information sessions for its Diabetes Prevention Program in Prineville on Monday, Jan. 20 and 27 from 1 to 2 p.m. It will be held at St. Charles Prineville, 384 SE Combs Flat Road.

Groups meet once a week for 16 weeks, then one to two times each month for the remainder of the year. This year-long lifestyle change program can prevent adults at risk from developing type 2 diabetes for adults with prediabetes.

Participants will be guided by a trained lifestyle coach, and they will 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 (CDC).

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 and/or www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention.

Rimrock Trail, a nonprofit organization, is seeking qualified volunteers to help in a number of substantive ways, enhancing the treatment experience of the youth residential clients and providing support to the staff in their multiple locations throughout Central Oregon.

Volunteer opportunities include but are not limited to enrichment classes, teaching recreational and life skill activities, holiday activities, career day presentations, and administrative support.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age 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, contact Peggy Gregg at 541-447-2631 or visit www.rimrocktrails.org.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service will be next Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Many businesses will be closed for the day, Make it a Day On, Not a Day Off. This marks the 25th anniversary of the day of service in honor of the Civil Rights leader's life and legacy.

MLK Day encourages Americans to volunteer to improve their community and is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service.


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