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Published on October 10, 2017 3:12PM


Evans at Brown Bag event Oct. 17

Brock Evans will be the keynote speaker for the Josephy Center Brown Bag Luncheon noon Tuesday, Oct. 17, in Joseph.

Evans is president of the Endangered Species Coalition and is involved with a number of environmental organizations.

Evans jumped from private practice to environmental law in the ‘60s. He cut his environmental teeth on the fight over the High Mountain Sheep Dam in 1967. He has worked for or on behalf of, among others, the Sierra Club, the National Audubon Society and Hells Canyon Preservation Council.

Brown Bags at the Josephy Center are free and open to the public, addressing history, the arts and matters of community concern.

Info: 541-432-0505.

Wheat group has scholarship

High School seniors in Wallowa County are encouraged to apply for one of 12 scholarships offered by Oregon Wheat Foundation. To qualify, students must families who are members of the Oregon Wheat Growers League or employees of a member.

Applications are available at owgl.org. Deadline is Feb. 1, 2018.

‘Celebration of life’ set Oct. 15

A potluck celebration of life for Robyn Diane (Vincent) Shaver will be held at Enterprise Seventh-Day Adventist Church Fellowship Hall 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. The hall is at 301 NE Wagner St., Enterprise.

Robyn passed away Sept. 16, 2016, and is survived by two children. She has extended family in Pennsylvania.

She worked for many years as a caregiver at the Wallowa Family Senior Living.

CPR, first aid sessions set

Summic CPR and First Aid Training of Enterprise will host two sessions of classes in the coming weeks.

CPR will be taught Thursday, Oct. 26, at the VFW, 800 N. River St, Enterprise. A first aid class will be the next day, both running 5:30-8:30 p.m.

The following weekend, Nov. 2-3, CPR will be taught at Cloverleaf Hall on Thursday and first aid on Friday, both at 5:30 p.m.

Certification is through the American Heart Association.

Info: 541-426-9999.

SlowFood group

cancels event

SlowFood Wallowas has announced that its planned full-pig-cook Boucherie has been canceled for this year. The Louisiana-style barbecue will be rescheduled in 2018.

Slow Food Wallowas is the only SlowFood USA chapter east of the Cascades and one of only four in Oregon, according to chef/organizer Lynn Curry. The group plans many educational and fun events in coming months.

Info: slowfoodwc@gmail.

Flora school work day set

A work party at Flora School will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, sponsored by Flora School Education Center. Bring a sack lunch, wear grubbies and dress in layers to stay warm.

A School Days Committee meeting to finalize the new schedule will be held in the afternoon. No skills are required to help with the restoration of the Flora School.

Everyone is welcome to help restore the school and give input for school days.

Info: floraschool@tds.net or call 541.828.7010.

Old-Time dance will be Oct. 21

An old-time community dance with a live string band and caller will be 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Hurrican Creek Grange Hall.

Admission is $5 for adults, those under 12 are admitted free.

Beginning dancers are welcome, no partner or special clothing required. All dances are taught and called.

Info: 541-398-0800.



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