Entries by Bandon Cares

Southwestern Oregon Preppers Meeting 9/16/2017

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Mingus Park, 1100-1298 W Park Roadway, Coos Bay, OR 97420. The main topic is "Too Close For Comfort". Some members of SWOP have been affected by the wildfires. We will be discussing preparedness, survival and recovery. Be prepared […]

Please Take Fundraising Survey for October BandonCares Networking Dinner

Members and Friends of BandonCares, Greetings from your Steering Committee. As you know, BandonCares is a network of nonprofit organizations serving Bandon to improve communication and cooperation among leaders and volunteers of these organizations. We also strive to help our organizations to build their capacities. At our last semi-annual networking meeting in the spring, we […]

Event: “Breaking the Iron Cage of Poverty” on 9/18/17

Attached is an announcement about an upcoming event on “Breaking the Iron Cage of Poverty” by Donna Beegle, PhD. It’s not specifically nutrition education but, believe me, it’s a challenge to get people to eat right when they don’t have a job, a home or enough food to eat. Please consider attending. Salmon Room of […]

BLFF Travel Night 8/28/17: “London to Paris via the Channel Islands”

TRAVEL NIGHT at Bandon Library Monday, August 28, 2017 7:00 pm "London to Paris via the Channel Islands" This travelogue, presented by Deanna McDermott, promises to be an engaging evening. With an emphasis on the Channel Islands, it will also include southern England, Normandy and the City of Light. Sandie McDonald will provide a program […]

Bandon Library Friends Book Club Night – Monday 8/21/17

Bandon LIBRARY READERS Book ClubMonday, August 21, 2017 7:00 pm at Bandon Library (Sprague Room) The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich This month’s selection has been called a quintessentially American story. It’s considered to be the most complex and original of Erdrich’s books. The unsolved murder of a farm family haunts the small, white, […]

Southwestern Oregon Preppers Meeting August 26 2017

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Bullards Beach State Park, 52470 Highway 101 North, Bandon, OR 97411. This month’s meeting will be skills-building and practice. Knot tying, paracord usage, hobo/rocket stoves, bandanas, bug out bag inspection, outdoor shelters using tarps, map reading, etc. SWOP […]

Free Seminar Aug 17 at 6pm – “The Fire Within”

The Fire Within is a free seminar focused on lowering chronic inflammation using whole foods. Join us on Thursday, Aug 17 at 6 pm at the Community Health Education Center in Coos Bay. ​ Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN, CHES, FAND Oregon State University | College of Public Health and Human Sciences OSU Extension Family & […]

Volunteer Recruitment Opportunity on July 29

The​ Volunteer Fair on July 29 is an exciting opportunity to recruit volunteers. A partnership between Coos Bay Library and AmeriCorps is hosting a Volunteer Fair! This is a chance for your nonprofit organization, friends group, or your foundation to recruit some new volunteers for your organization! The Fair will be held at the Pony […]

Southwestern Oregon Preppers Meeting Noon July 15

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at COB Cottage Company, 94006 Ginger, Coquille, OR 97423. We will be learning how to build with COB. The word cob comes from an old English root meaning a lump or rounded mass. Cob building uses hands and feet […]