• Furry Friends Has Moved!

    The Furry Friends office is now located at 412. E. Main Ave., Ste. 4 behind The Nugget office. Though the office is closed to the public, the pet food bank is still open for no contact porch pick ups. Call to order your pet food for pick up during our regular weekly pickup time on Thursdays from 12:30 to 4 p.m. or by appointment the rest of the week. For more information call or text 541-797-4023.

    Antiques & Jewelry Donations Needed

    Sisters Kiwanis takes donations of antiques, collectibles and jewelry throughout the year for its annual Antiques, Collections & Jewelry Sale, held on Saturday every Memorial Day weekend. Your donation is tax-deductible! New jewelry donation drop-off box at Washington Federal Bank in Sisters. For more information and to arrange for pickup of large or small items, please call Pam at 541-719-1049.

    Free Weekly Grab-N-Go Lunches For Seniors

    The Council on Aging of Central Oregon is serving seniors (60+) free Grab-N-Go lunches on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays each week. The lunches are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis drive-through style from 12 to 12:30 p.m. at the Sisters Community Church, 1300 W Mckenzie Hwy. Seniors may drive through the parking lot and pick up a meal each day of service. Come on by, no need to make a reservation. Questions? Call 541-678-5483.

    SMS Selling Sisters Strong Shirts/Decals

    The student leadership group at Sisters Middle School is hoping to make a difference in our community. They are selling shirts and decals featuring a newly designed Sisters Strong logo. The proceeds of the sales will go to Kiwanis Food Bank, Family Advocate Network, and the school’s leadership program. So far they have raised $1,200, although they are still hoping to raise more money for these organizations. Shirts and decals can be purchased online and picked up downtown at either Paulina Springs Bookstore or Canyon Creek Pottery. Please go to sistersstrong.org to purchase your items. Shirts are $15 and car decals are $4. For more info email jeff.schiedler@ssd6.org.

    Weekly Food Pantry

    Wellhouse Church has a weekly food pantry on Thursdays. For the next several weeks, food will be distributed drive-through style from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Wellhouse Market building, 222 N. Trinity Way. People in need of food may drive through the parking lot and pick up a bag of food for their household. Other Sisters-area churches are joining with Wellhouse Church to contribute both financially and with volunteers to help sustain the program. Info: 541-549-4184.

    Sisters Habitat for Humanity Thrift Store Extends Saturday Hours

    Sisters Habitat for Humanity Thrift Store has extended Saturday shopping hours to 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Face masks and sanitized hands are required before entering the store. For more information please contact the Habitat office at 541-549-1193 or email info@sistershabitat.org.

    Sisters Habitat Volunteers!

    The Habitat Thrift Store, ReStore, and Construction sites have recently opened up and could use your help! New volunteer orientations will take place every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at noon at the Sisters Habitat office upstairs at 141 W. Main Avenue. An RSVP is required as space is very limited in the socially-distanced meeting room. Each person must wear a mask and sanitize their hands when entering the building. A mask will be provided if needed. For more information please contact Marie at marie@sistershabitat.org or 541-549-1193.

    2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

    Join others at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 12 for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Central Oregon. The world may look a little different right now, but one thing hasn’t changed: our commitment to ending Alzheimer’s. This year, Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is everywhere — on every sidewalk, track and trail. Your health and safety are our top priorities. We won’t have a large in-person gathering — instead, we invite you to walk in small teams of friends and family while others in your community do the same. Because we are all still walking and fundraising for the same thing: a world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia. Visit alz.org/walk to register today. For more information please call 503-416-0213.

    Celebration of Life

    A Celebration of Life service for Gordon “Spud” Halsten will be held on Saturday, August 22 at 2 p.m. at Sisters Community Church in the Fireside room. COVID guidelines will be in place. You may also view the obituary and make comments at www.autumnfunerals.net. Donations would be greatly appreciated at Hospice of Redmond, 732 SW 23rd St., Redmond, OR 97756.

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