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by: CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Teresa Tooley 
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Round Butte Seed will be closed Friday, Dec. 7 through Monday, Dec. 10 to do their annual end-of-the-year inventory. They want to let you know that they will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 a.m., for all of your holiday shopping and everyday needs. They apologize for any inconvenience this may cause their loyal and new customers.
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   The Prineville – Crook County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center has moved to 785 N.W. Third St.
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   The Central Oregonian is taking donations for the Holiday Partnership’s Christmas baskets for needy families in Crook County with their “TWO CAN Make a Difference.” Bring in two items (canned or powdered milk, canned vegetables, canned fruits, gravy mix packets, boxed stuffing/dressing mix, canned cranberry sauce, or boxed cake and other dessert mixes) and receive $5 off a one-year subscription or a classified ad. Deadline to drop off food is Dec 12, 2012. Some restrictions apply. The Central Oregonian is located at 558 N. Main St. and can be reached at 541-447-6205.
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   What’s Brewing? will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Meadow Lakes Restaurant from 7 – 8 a.m. Dean Noyes, Prineville city councilor will lead the discussion on requiring local businesses to register. Breakfast is available.
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   Country Christmas Celebration, the annual Lighted Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 8 from 5 – 9 p.m. The parade will go down Third Street and will include the community Christmas tree lighting at the courthouse, photos with Santa on the courthouse steps.
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   AmeriTitle would like to thank the community for the food donations and Prineville Disposal for the use of their bins during our annual Civil War canned food drive. We are proud to say that your donations pushed the Duck’s to a win with 392 pounds of food and the Beavers ended up just short at 351 pounds for a total food donation of 743 pounds of food that was delivered to the St. Vincent De Paul, which will benefit Prineville families in need.
   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.