Bulletin Board, April 11


The Sandy Post bulletin board for April 11.

Babysitting class starts April 28

The Sandy Recreation Department will host a babysitting class for ages 11 to 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the community center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd. Topics include accident prevention, handling emergencies, first aid, child development and positive supervision. Registration is limited to 10 to 14 students. Cost is $40. For more information, call 503-668-5569.

Kiwanis needs donations for big sale

The Sandy Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Experienced Products Sale fund-raiser the weekend of May 4-6 at 17440 Meinig Ave., the former location of Mt Hood Athletic Club. The Kiwanis Club needs donations of sellable items to make the event a success. All donations are tax-deductible, and Kiwanis members will pick up donated items from your home for free. For more information, call Lloyd Haneberg at 503-663-9707 or 503-887-5269.

Health seminar at Hood View

A four-week Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) will take place April 15 through May 10 at Hood View Seventh-day Adventist Church, 26775 S.E. Kelso Road in Boring.

The seminar is free to the public. Free health screenings will take place from 6 to 9 a.m. Friday, April 13, and Friday, May 11. Call 503-658-2329 for more information.

Adult co-ed softball meeting set

The first adult co-ed softball meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the Sandy Community Center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd. The meeting is for anyone interested in forming a team or joining a team. For more information, call Carol Cohen or Dena Isbell at the Sandy Recreation Department, 503-668-5569.

Casino Night benefits Cottrell students

The Cottrell Community Club is looking for local businesses to help make its Saturday, April 14, Casino Night fund-raiser a success by donating goods and services.

The event, a night of casino-type gaming to be held at the Sandy VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., will raise money for a new, safer, splinter-free playground at Cottrell Elementary School.

In addition to donating prize items, businesses are invited to sponsor game tables for $250. Sponsorship would give a business maximum exposure as well as two of the $25 event tickets. Learn more about this fun and important event in coming editions of The Post.

For more information on donating and/or tickets, call Amy Byron at 503-668-9410.

Got a freezer?

Sandy High School's Pioneer Booster Club needs a stand-up freezer or small chest freezer for concessions storage. Anyone who has a new or used freezer to donate is asked to call Courtney Murphy at 503-668-8011.

Festival needs parade entrants

The Sandy Mountain Festival is accepting applications for its 2007 parade. This year's theme is 'Strike Up the Band.'

To obtain a parade application, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Sandy Mountain Festival, Attn: Parade, P.O. Box 549, Sandy, 97055. Applications must be received by June 15.

Visit www.sandymountainfestival.org for downloadable applications or more information.

Locals needed for exchange program

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs are seeking volunteers to serve as area representatives in their local community.

ASSE provides academic year, semester and short-term exchange programs in the United States for high school-aged students from around the world. Students are 15 to 18 years old, have passed a series of academic and character requirements and are anxiously awaiting an opportunity to embark on their American adventure.

Representatives recruit and screen prospective host families, interview students to study abroad and supervise the visiting exchange students in their community. Representatives are reimbursed for all expenses and are provided with some travel opportunities.

Call Bonnie at 541-514-4565 or 1-800-733-2773 for more information.

Help Sandy's Meals-On-Wheels

The Sandy Senior Center is looking for drivers to deliver hot lunches in the Sandy/Boring area. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday. The time commitment for drivers is 1-1/2 hours (generally 10:30 a.m. to noon) one day a week. Drivers usually deliver the same route on the same day each week. Training is provided, and mileage reimbursement is available on request.

Interested persons should call the center at 503-668-5569 or Grace Reich, driver coordinator for Meals-On-Wheels, at 503-668-6590. On-call substitute and inclement weather drivers also are needed.

Recycle those old cell phones

Help the Sandy High School Key Club and Youth-to-Youth Club by giving them your old cell phone. This ongoing fund-raiser supports the activities of the two student service clubs, and 10 percent of proceeds go to Clackamas Women's Services, a shelter for battered women.

Phones and phone batteries (no accessories, please) may be dropped off at the Sandy High School Athletic Office (Room 26) or Room 14, as well as Mountain Moka, 17450 Meinig Ave.

Donations are welcome anytime. Call 503-668-8011, ext. 211, for more information.

Seeking Welches alums

Alumni of Welches Grade School are planning a 'mountain kids' reunion for July 12, and they need help finding classmates and friends.

The reunion committee seeks the following people: Joanne Walsh, Virginia and Paul George, Geraldine or Eddie Shank, Shari North, the Robinsons (Forrest, Wally and Shirley), Jim Kempster, Dana or Jim Bartley, Donna Morgan, Jim and Judy Odea, Joyce Bailey Predmore and Rita Gamble Smith.

Those individuals, or people who know how to reach them, are encouraged to contact Gordon 'Winfrey' Denton at 503-646-9327 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Call Susan (Rogers) Harris at 503-646-4395.