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SIUSLAW NEWS ❚ SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017
O PERATION C HRISTMAS C HILD
SHS Symphonic Band attends Eugene Symphony
COLLECTION CONTINUES
Thanks to Robert
Friedman and his wife
Cathy Dupont, stu-
dents from the Siuslaw
High
Schoo’'s
Symphonic Band and
the Director of Bands
Chris
Rowbotham
attended a perform-
ance by the Eugene
Symphony this past
September.
The concert was the
premier performance
of new Symphony
Music Director and
Conductor Francesco
Lecce-Chong, featur-
ing
works
by
B e e t h o v e n ,
AMANDA L. SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY
Tchaikovsky and mod-
ern composer Augusta Members of the Siuslaw High School Symphonic Band at the Hult Center in Eugene.
Read Thomas.
The featured artist
“Our SHS Band students Pizza on the Willamette River
“The entire Siuslaw Band
was pianist Joyce Yang of were in awe of the music they thanks to the generosity of the Department would like thank
South Korea, who won the heard live in the Silva Concert owner Paul Roth, who learned Robert,
Cathy,
Eugene
Silver Medal at the 2005 Van Hall of Eugene’s Hult Center of the concert field trip through Symphony’s Education and
Cliburn Piano Competition.
for the Performing Arts,” said Rowbotham.
Community Engagement
Siuslaw Band students were Rowbotham
Friedman and Dupont said Director Katy Vizdal, and Paul
able to attend the pre-concert
In addition to attending the they hope to make this an annu- of Roaring Rapids for making
talk, chat with Friedman and performance and pre-concert al event for the high school and this amazing experience possi-
Dupont, as well as meet with talk, students were treated to a invite any other contributors to ble,” said Rowbotham.
Lecce-Chong.
free lunch at Roaring Rapids join them next year.
THROUGH
Florence Evangelical
Church will again be the
Florence area collection point
for the world’s largest
Christmas project of its kind,
Operation Christmas Child.
Florence residents, fami-
lies, churches and groups can
be part of spreading joy to
millions of children around
the world by filling shoebox-
es as Christmas gifts for chil-
dren in need.
This
year’s
National
Collection Week is Monday,
Nov. 13 through Monday,
Nov. 20, at Florence
Evangelical Church, 1318
Rhododendron Drive.
Florence project coordina-
tors hope to collect 500 shoe-
box gifts for delivery to chil-
dren overseas.
Collection
hours
are
Monday through Sunday, 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. With additional
times, Wednesday, Nov. 15,
from 5 to 8 p.m., and,
M ONDAY
Monday, Nov. 20, from 8 to
10 a.m.
For more information
about dropping off shoebox-
es, call the church at 541-997-
2523.
Operation Christmas Child
has been an annual project of
Samaritan’s Purse since 1993.
The project has delivered
gift-filled shoeboxes to more
than 124 million children, in
more than 150 countries and
territories.
For information on how to
pack a shoebox visit www
.samaritanspurse.org/occ.
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