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Scout tree lot open through Dec. 15

Boy Scout Troop 127 is holding its annual Christmas tree sale at George Rogers Park, 611 S State St., Lake Oswego. The lot is open 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The troop has been selling trees for more than 60 years. Each scout dedicates more than 30 volunteer hours toward the tree lot, which raises money for summer camp and scouting adventures.

Women of Worth lunch set for Dec. 12

Rolling Hills Community Church will hold its Women of Worth luncheon noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 12 at the church, 3550 SW Borland Road in Tualatin. The event is for women age 50 and older; guest speaker Becky Herbst will speak on the Wonder of Rest.

Tickets are $12 each and increase to $15 each after Dec. 8.

Call Barb Singleness at 503-638-5900 or Mary Boehr at 503-984-8097 to reserve a seat.

Make reservations for holiday brunch

The Lakewood Center Associates will hold its annual holiday brunch at 9:30 am Dec. 19 in the Lakewood Center for the Arts community room, 368 S State St.

The program features comedienne and singer Joan Freed presenting a new show called Gift Wrapped: Great Comic Songs from Musicals You May Have Missed. Freed will be accompanied by music director and pianist Richard Bower.

In appreciation for the work LCA members do over the year, the board provides the brunch at no charge to members. Reservations should be made by contacting Connie Godish at 503-487-6399.

Anyone interested in becoming a member should call Jan Coulton at 503-636-0661.

The Associates is a group of volunteers whose mission is “to promote the welfare and service the needs of the Lakewood Center for the Arts.” The group manages the Re-Runs shop, a consignment and gift shop selling furniture, jewelry, antiques and housewares, as well as overseeing other fundraising events.

According to LCA President Barbara Kehoe, the group is always pleased to welcome new members to the organization.

WL Boy Scouts will recycle holiday trees

West Linn Boy Scout Troop 396 will be recycling Christmas trees again this year for an $8 donation. Trees will be picked-up curbside anywhere in the 97068 ZIP code area. Pick up dates are Dec. 29, Jan. 4 and 5. Trees should be curbside by 9 a.m. on the day of pick up with the donation attached to the tree in a plastic bag. Checks should be payable to Boy Scout Troop 396.

To schedule a pick up, call 503-539-2783 or send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wells Fargo customers donate to typhoon relief

Wells Fargo customers throughout the United States have so far donated more than $600,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to provide help to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Through Dec. 11, Wells Fargo customers can make a donation at Wells Fargo ATMs and not be charged a fee for using this service; 100 percent of the donations will be sent to the American Red Cross.

The bank is also waiving remittance transfer fees until Dec. 14 for customers wishing to send money to the Philippines to support friends and family. For more information call 800-556-0605, go online to wellsfargo.com or visit a Wells Fargo bank.

Women’s Coalition to hold holiday luncheon

The Lake Oswego Women’s Coalition will hold its annual holiday luncheon Dec. 18 at Oswego Lake Country Club. Providing the entertainment will be Company, the elite performance singing group from Lakeridge High School and the Lakeridge String Quartet.

Reservations for the luncheon can be made online at lake-oswego.com or by calling the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce at 503-636-3634. Cost is $19 for members and $21 for guests.

The event begins at 11:45 a.m. Oswego Lake Country Club is located at 20 Iron Mountain Blvd. in Lake Oswego.

Volunteers needed for coastal program

The Oregon Marine Debris Team and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department invite volunteer groups to participate in a new project to collect data through a collaborative coastal monitoring program. The initiative represents a unique opportunity to contribute on the ground information to a cross country study currently being conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to better understand the quantity and type of marine debris that washes up on US shores.

To learn more about the project and volunteering visit oregonshores.org/coastwatch.php5 or call Fawn Custer at 541-270-0027.




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