Keizertimes. (Salem, Or.) 1979-current, July 05, 2019, Page PAGE A4, Image 4

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Rotary Deadline July 10: Funds for Ren Festival returns
installs food banks are available
offi cers
The Rotary Club of Keiz-
er held its annual installation
banquet on Wednesday, June
26, where Raeanne McDon-
ald was named the club’s 56th
The banquet tables were
colorfully decorated by Deb-
bie Ego’s Events Planned Per-
fectly and a buffet dinner was
prepared by K’s Catering and
The Hitching’ Post.
Outgoing club president
A.J. Nash introduced the em-
cee of the evening, Jeff Davis,
the 2019-20 president-elect.
Though McDonald was in-
stalled as president she was
unable to attend.
Along with the new presi-
dent and president-elect, Ala-
na Lang Neads was installed as
secretary and Craig Williams
was installed as the club’s fi rst
new treasurer in over 20 years.
Board members installed were
Ryan Brush, Ron Freeman,
Ron Hudkins, Erik Jespers-
en, Jane Lowry and Jeff Reyn-
olds. H. Marc Adams remains
as Keizer Rotary Foundation
The Rotary Club of Keiz-
er, established in 1965, has do-
nated more than $1 million
into the community.
Applications are now being accepted for the
Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funds
Federal funds have been made available
through the Department of Homeland Secu-
rity (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA) under the Emergency Food
and Shelter National Board Program. The
amount available for Marion and Polk Coun-
ties is $196,011 which is an increase of $24,283
from the prior phase. The Local Board will be
accepting applications immediately. The dead-
line to submit an application is July 10.
Application materials and organization el-
igibility requirements are available online at Click on the link for
Agencies providing emergency food or
shelter services may apply for funds. The Local
Board, made up of representatives of nonprofi t
agencies, community members and local gov-
ernment, will make the allocations of funds to
local agencies no later than July 19.
Agencies applying for funding may be asked
to make brief presentations to the Local Board.
Funds will be awarded based on the application
meeting the requirements of the Emergency
Food and Shelter National Board Program, the
ability of the applicant agency to meet the re-
porting requirements of the program and the
need in the community.
For more information on the application
process, contact Betty Hart at hartmb30@msn.
Schools offer
free lunches
Public Schools have part-
nered with local agencies
to provide free meals for
children and teens aged
1 to 18 throughout the
community during the
Children can receive
free breakfast and lunch
regardless of income at 11
school sites as well as the
KROC center and FAC-
ES Family Daycare and
Literacy and Resource
To fi nd a meal site, text
“FOOD” to 877877, call
(1-866) 348-6479, or visit
Sites and meal times
may change. All updates
can be seen at salemkeiz-
chery, kids games and jousting
demonstrations at noon and 4
p.m. each day.
Festival hours are 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m. two weekends—July
20-21 and July 27-28. Price is
admission is $15 per day or $27
for a weekend for adults; for se-
niors and kids 6 to 12 cost is
$12/day or $21 for a weekend.
Kids 5 and younger are free.
Festival is located at 6569 Val-
ley View Road, off of Highway
213. To learn more visit canter-
The 11th Canterbury Re-
naissance Festival will be held
near Silverton for four days
starting July 20 and will feature
a dragon lair adventure this year.
The festival grounds, located
off state Highway 213 east of
Silverton, will be fi lled with a
village as it may have appeared
during the days of Queen Eliz-
abeth I (late 16th century), in-
teractive stage, and participants
playing characters from the era.
Attendees are encoruaged to
dress in period costume.
Activities will include sword
fi ghting lessons, period ar-
SKEF college
prep sessions
Salem Keizer Education
Foundation is hosting free work-
shops to assist high school stu-
dents with college and career
preparation throughout the sum-
The workshops can aid stu-
dents with SAT preparation, re-
sume building, scholarships and
many other areas.
Workshops will begin at 10
a.m. on Tuesdays through July at
the McLaran Center in Salem.
Those interested can register
and gain more information at
4:30 to 6:00 pm
$10 per person
Starts at 7:00 pm
$2 for 3 cards
Spaghetti Feed
Alzheimer’s Benefi t
RSVP by Wednesday, July 24
CALL (503) 390 -1300
or email us at
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