Doggie daycare closing

Owners of Dogs at Play Doggie Daycare on Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove will close their business Nov. 30.

Pruitt’s Farm annual

bazaar open again

Pruitt’s Farm, 39470 S.W. Geiger Road in Cornelius, will open its annual holiday bazaar with crafts and gifts for the whole family and even pets until Dec. 14. They’re open Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Crafters wanting to sell their items during the bazaar can see the cashier for a registration form. Call 503-357-6981 for more information.

Meals served at community center

The Meals on Wheels People organization serves lunch daily at the Forest Grove Senior and Community Center, 2037 Douglas St. There are always two entrée options. For individuals age 60 and older the suggested donation is $3. The price for those 59 years old and younger is $6.80.

Donate to North Plains craft sale fundraiser

Knitters, crocheters and handcrafters are invited to donate wares to be sold at the annual Holiday Craft Faire held throughout the month of December at the North Plains Library. Donations may be brought to the Library Nov. 29 and 30. The sale will begin Monday, Dec. 2. Proceeds from the sale will go toward the purchase of new books and DVDs.

Virginia Garcia health clinic gets grant

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Cornelius received a $858,333 grant, part of $2.4 million in funds awarded to community health centers, which give low-income and rural Oregon residents access to health care.

The Affordable Care Act created an $11 billion fund to support the operation, expansion and construction of community health centers during a five-year period.

Virginia Garcia staff are planning on opening a new clinic in Newburg next year.

“Access to primary care and prevention is essential to getting America healthy,” Sen. Ron Wyden said. “Community health centers in Oregon are an important part of that effort. This funding is well deserved and is yet another example of the quality services delivered by — and to — Oregonians.”

Other grant money was awarded to facilities in Bandon, Medford and Roseburg.

Fundraiser concert brings library art project closer

The Oct. 19 Lauren Sheehan fundraiser concert brought in about $4,000, which will help fund an art installation in the Forest Grove Library. Ed Carpenter is donating the installation, “Mollie’s Garden,” to the library. Local artists Greg Kriebel and Eric Canon are also donating their talents.

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