Source: Keeping abreast of cancer prevention | News Lincoln County
BREAST HEALTH EDUCATION AND EARLY DETECTION/CANCER PREVENTION PRESENTATION
Did you know that one in eight women will get breast cancer in their lifetime? On Thursday, July 18th, beginning at 2:00 p.m., the Samaritan Cancer Center’s Community Outreach Coordinator, Erin Dunn, will be giving a 45-minute educational presentation on breast health. The goal of this education is to bring attention to how breast cancer screening helps find breast cancer early because finding breast cancer early can save lives!
Samaritan Cancer Centers partner with anyone touched by cancer to provide the support they need to live with strength, determination and hope into the future. The centers offers medical oncology, radiation oncology, chemotherapy, onsite laboratory, lymphedema services, clinical trials, a cancer resource center and more.
If you are interested in attending this special presentation, please register online at https://newportoregon.gov/dept/par/sc/. If you need assistance, please stop by the office at 20 SE 2nd Street, Newport, or give us a call at 541-265-9617. For a complete list of trips, classes or events, please visit our website at www.newportoregon.gov/sc.
Today Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos announced sweeping changes to Title IX that would eliminate from schools at all levels nearly all responsibilities to
Source: Proposed Title IX Changes Would Gut Critical Protections for Students Everywhere | National Organization for Women
Oct. 11 is the U.N.’s day devoted to stopping child marriage, stepping up education and much more. Does the day really help? Experts have a mixed reaction.
Source: A Day For Global Girls Gets People Talking, But Then What? : Goats and Soda : NPR
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is preparing new policies on campus sexual misconduct that turn the government’s response to assault, harassment and rape
Source: “See No Evil Betsy DeVos” Endangers Survivors Of Campus Sexual Misconduct | National Organization for Women
The Climate Museum won’t be your typical museum. With youth at the helm, it’s mixing activism with art and science.
Source: Teens help reimagine America’s first climate change museum | Grist
Source: So you want to be a nurse???….. – News Lincoln County
So you want to be a nurse?
Nursing Scholarships Available!
Applications are now being accepted for the Gribler Loving Trust Nursing Scholarship, administered by the Pacific Communities Health District (PCHD) Foundation. Recipients must be residents of Lincoln County and enrolled in accredited nursing programs. Scholarships of up to $3,000 will be awarded for tuition and books.
Eligibility requirements include completing prerequisite courses and enrolling in an accredited nursing program the year of the award. The recipient must also sign an agreement to work within Samaritan Pacific Health Services for up to two years upon graduation if a position is available and offered. Additional consideration will be given for experience in the medical field, such as Emergency Medical Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse.
Former Newport residents Bill and Olga Gribler exhibited their love and generosity for the local community by establishing this scholarship to address the ongoing need for quality nurses in this rural area. Bill Gribler taught music and entertained throughout the community on the piano, violin and accordion. Olga Gribler worked for a telephone company and later the Bank of Newport.
Applications are due on July 31. Application packets are available at samhealth.org/pchdf. For additional information, contact the PCHD Foundation office at (541) 574-4745.
Source: Neighbors for Kids – Big Open House!! – News Lincoln County
Neighbors For Kids (NFK) invites parents and children from the community to our Open House event in Depoe Bay on Friday, June 1st. Staff will provide families a personal tour of the building and share information about the “Little Kids Zone” Preschool, which is now in operation and enrolling children ages 3-5 for this year’s summer camp and for programs next Fall.
NFK’s Open House will be from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, encouraging people to stop by throughout the day. Door prizes will be provided, as well as goodie bags for kids, who stop by to learn about the Little Kids Zone. In addition, visitors who enroll their children on site can receive special summer discounts, such as one free full day or a full week for half-price during the month of June!
For youth who are ages 6-18 years old Summer Camp is now open for enrollment. Parents can sign up kids interested in joining for 11 weeks of fun-filled activities. NFK also sponsors the Summer Food Service Program. All children ages 1-18 can enjoy a free, healthy lunch every weekday.
For more information about the Little Kids Zone Preschool or if you’re interested in registering your child please join NFK for the Open House on June 1st, visit the website at www.neighborsforkids.org or contact Nirvana Clifton at 541-765-8990. The Kids Zone facility is located at 634 SE Highway 101 in Depoe Bay. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
“I think women are just tired of feeling like we’re second class. We’re tired of white men in power telling all of us what to do.”
Source: Why The Teacher Walkouts Sweeping The Country Are A Feminist Issue | HuffPost
It was freezing in Chandler on Saturday but the marchers kept coming, backed by a gaggle of 11-year-old girls with balloons
Source: ‘They’re our heroes’: girls support women teachers in Oklahoma march | US news | The Guardian