We “HEART” Truckers Community Project

April 30th 2020

Volunteer members from the Myrtle Creek Elks Lodge & Myrtle Creek~Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce will distribute 150 “goodie bags” to truck drivers at Love’s Travel Stop (11am-1pm) and 7 Feathers Truck & Travel Center (2pm-?) on Thurs, Apr 30. Project purpose & goal is to show appreciation to these very essential workers. Many local businesses and community members are donating items to fill goodie bags. Donated items include handmade Thank You notes/cards, masks, bottled water, fresh fruit, homemade cookies/baked goods, snacks, coupon cards and more. Flyer available to be e-mailed, phone contact: Ted/Cell: 541-860-2037. Media coverage appreciated.

Master Gardener Plant Expo

May 2nd 2020

Saturday, May 2, 2020, 9:00am – 4:00pm, PLANT & GARDEN EXPO, Roseburg, Oregon
The OSU Douglas County Master Gardeners are holding their annual Plant & Garden Expo at the Exhibit Building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The Expo features thousands of varieties of plants for sale at bargain prices, all lovingly grown by Master Gardeners. Varieties will include annuals, perennials, vegetables, trees, shrubs, and more. Local vendors will also be exhibiting unique garden art and supplies for purchase. Shop early for the best selection. Admission is $2 (under 12 free). We encourage shoppers to bring canned food items to contribute to UCAN and their outreach to the hungry in our community. No pets permitted except service animals. The Fairgrounds are located off Exit 123 off I-5. For more information, please contact the OSU Extension Office at 541-672-4461.
Submitted by:Barbara Horst, PublicityDouglas County Master Gardeners 541-825-8534