Christian Women's Club schedules lunch meeting

HERMISTON - The Christian Women's Club will meet at 11:30 a.m., Feb. 13, at Arloa's Banquet Room, 231 E. Hurlburt Ave. The guest speaker will be Darien Parson of Yelm, Wash.

Music will be provided by Jeanie Cook and Louise Smith. Keep It Simple Suppers of Umatilla will present Keep It Simple Sweetie. The $8 admission includes lunch. A nursery is provided at the First United Methodist Church, 191 E. Gladys Ave.

For more information or to make reservations, call 567-3651.

The Agape House extends service to five-day week

HERMISTON - The Agape House will add another day of operation starting Feb. 5. Agape House, which dispenses food to low-income clients, cut back to a four-day business week last year during a budget crisis.

When an anonymous benefactor offered to match up to $15,000 in donations, local givers more than doubled the challenge amount. Donations totalled $32,500, not counting the original $15,000.

Director Dave Hughes called public response "wonderful."

New hours are 10-11:45 a.m. and 1-2:45 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Pendleton churches flip pancakes for Bible school

PENDLETON - A pancake dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m., Feb. 3, at First Presbyterian Church, 201 S.W. Dorion Ave. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, fruit, juice and coffee will be served.

The dinner is sponsored by First Presbyterian Church, First Christian Church and First United Methodist Church to help offset the cost of the bus to transport children to the summer day camp/vacation Bible school held at Westminster Woods Camp near Meacham.

The cost for the meal is $6 for adults, $3 for children 10 and younger, or $25 for families.

Pendleton seeks input on transportation plan

PENDLETON - The city has been awarded a grant to update its 20-year transportation plan, and is seeking public input at a hearing 7 p.m., Feb. 1, at City Hall Council Chambers on the second floor, 500 S.W. Dorion Ave.

The public is invited to attend and participate in the planning. Interested parties who aren't able to attend can pick up a questionnaire at the City Planning office.

For more information or accommodations for hearing, visual or manual impairment, call the city planner at 966-0204, TDD 966-0230, or fax 966-0251.

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