Several area organizations are canceling or rescheduling upcoming meetings due to inclement weather. Among the cancellations are:

•Round Up Republican Women. The group will meet Thursday, Feb. 9 at 11:45 a.m. at the Pendleton Red Lion. Mayor John Turner will provide his outlook and vision for the city of Pendleton and new business development. For more information, contact or 541-276-1206.

•The SAIF Corporation has postponed a pair of agriculture safety seminars scheduled for Jan. 10-11 in Hermiston. The free seminars are rescheduled for March 6 (in English) and March 7 (in Spanish) at the Hermiston Conference Center. Anyone working in the agricultural industry or interested in ag safety and health is welcome to attend.

For more information or to register, call 800-285-8525 or visit

•The Hermiston School board canceled its Monday meeting. They will recognize educators of the year during a work session Monday, Jan. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the district office, 305 S.W. 11th St. For more information, contact Maria Duron at 541-667-6036 or

•The Jan 11 meeting of Safe Communities meeting is rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 8.

The group focuses on many areas, including domestic violence, child abuse, teen violence, bullying, homelessness and safety regarding guns, fire, cyber use, traffic and water. It meets the second Wednesday of each month at noon at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston.

For more information, contact Juli Gregory at 541-667-3506 or

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