Keizertimes. (Salem, Or.) 1979-current, April 21, 2017, Page PAGE A3, Image 3

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    APRIL 21, 2017, KEIZERTIMES, PAGE A3
Hopping hunt
B
Keizer Christian Church
held its annual egg hunt Sat-
urday, April 15. The church
has been conducting the an-
nual event for more than three
decades.
A: Sadie Erickson
B: Jacob Emmert
C: Mia Gee
A
Submitted
Keizer’s Gubser neighborhood won the 2017 Hunger Buster of the Year Award for the Keizer
Miracle of Christmas from the Oregon Food Bank Network. From left: Rick Gaupo, President
of Marion-Polk Food Share, Jessica Ratliff, Brigette Eisele, and Jennifer Skipper of the Gubser
neighborhood.
Gubser neighborhood named Oregon
Food Bank’s 2017 Hunger Busters
Keizer’s Gubser neighbor-
hood was honored with the
Hunger Buster of the Year
Award from the Oregon
Food Bank Network at a
ceremony Wednesday, April
12.
The award recognizes the
contribution that the neigh-
borhood makes to end hun-
ger by collecting food and
fund donations during the
Keizer Miracle of Christmas
event.
During the past three
decades, the Keizer Mira-
cle of Christmas light dis-
play has contributed more
than $338,000 and 323,000
pounds of food to hungry
families in Marion and Polk
counties.
The annual tradition be-
gan as a friendly competition
between a few houses and
has turned into a neighbor-
hood-wide event with 200
decorated homes. More than
20,000 cars travel through
the neighborhood during
the month of December. Vis-
itors donate food and funds
that go to hungry families
through the Marion-Polk
Food Share network.
The Hunger Buster Award
is an annual recognition from
the Oregon Food Bank Net-
work. It honors individuals,
companies and organizations
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that have made outstand-
ing contribution to fi ghting
hunger. The Gubser neigh-
borhood was presented the
award by Rick Gaupo, Presi-
dent and CEO of Marion-
Polk Food Share.
“The Keizer Miracle of
Christmas is so special be-
cause it is truly a commu-
nity event,” said Rick Gaupo.
“Everyone works together in
the neighborhood during the
month of December to make
the event happen, and then
they take it a step further by
using it as a way to help out
the community with a food
drive.”
All those hours...
SKIT presents Seussical
THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY’S
ASSOCIATE GOLF PACKAGE
C
First year
prorated
SKIT theatre presents Se-
ussical, a play about friend-
ship, loyalty and love that
teaches the power of being
unique, and the importance
of fi ghting for your be-
liefs. All performances will
be held at Salem First Free
Methodist Church, 4455 Sil-
verton Road N.E.
There will be a public
dress rehearsal on April 27 at
7 p.m., where there will be
a $5 general admission. There
will be performances on
April 28 and 29, and on May
4 through May 6. All perfor-
mances start at 7 p.m., except
for April 29. The April 29
performance starts at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $9 for adults,
$7 for students and seniors,
and $5 for children 12 and
under. Tickets are available at
skittheatre.com, or call 503-
689-7588.
KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald
The Keizer City Council
recognized Anita Zahniser, as
the Volunteer of the Quarter
at the council meeting
Monday, April 17.
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WorshipDirectory
These Salem-Keizer
houses of worship
invite you to visit.
Call to list your church
in our Worship Directory:
(503) 390-1051
John Knox Presbyterian Church
JOIN US FOR
SUNDAY WORSHIP
452 Cummings Lane North • 393-0404
8:30 am • 10 am • 11:30 am • 6 pm
PEOPLESCHURCH
4500 LANCASTER DR NE | SALEM
503.304.4000 • www.peopleschurch.com
Celebration
Services
Saturday Evening
6:00 pm
Children’s Programs, Student and Adult Ministries
1755 Lockhaven Dr. NE Keizer
503-390-3900
www.dayspringfellowship.com
Sunday Morning
9:00 am
and
10:45 am
Father Gary L. Zerr, Pastor
Saturday Vigil Liturgy: 5:30 p.m.
Sundays: 8:15 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
La Misa en Español: 12:30 p.m.
Rev. Dr. John Neal, Pastor
Worship - 10:30 a.m.
Education Hour - 9:15 a.m.
Nursery Care Available
www.keizerjkpres.org