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.
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
The Climate Museum won’t be your typical museum. With youth at the helm, it’s mixing activism with art and science.
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.
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.”
It was freezing in Chandler on Saturday but the marchers kept coming, backed by a gaggle of 11-year-old girls with balloons