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Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers to deliver food

SPRINGFIELD - Meals on Wheels in the Springfield area needs five volunteers to meet local needs.

Requests for the service continue to increase and by winter, the agency expects demand to exceed its capacity to deliver meals. To do so requires adding a fifth route and five volunteers.

Volunteers work one weekday each week, from 10:30 a.m. to about 1 p.m. delivering about 15 meals to homebound elderly people in the area. Volunteers must have their own vehicle and may work alone or with someone else. Mileage expenses can be reimbursed.

For more information, call Lee Johnson at 736-4408.

Biological control of farming to be discussed at event

CORVALLIS - "BugScaping 2004: Practical Conservation Biological Control for Your Farm" is the title of the second annual Biological Control Faire to be held Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Benton County Fairground auditorium in Corvallis.

The event, sponsored by Oregon State University, Oregon Tilth and area farmers, will present information on using conservation biological control measures, inviting beneficial insects to a farm, hosting them over the seasons, assessing how they fit into the overall pest management scheme and exchanging the latest news on biological control in the area. Booths will provide information on insectary plantings, hedgerows, beetle banks, pollinators, insect biology, ecology and identification, seeds, orchard biological control, birds and bats. Admission is $5. For information call, (541) 737-9082 or (541) 373-6272 or e-mail jepsonp@science.oregonstate.edu or gwendolyn@science.oregonstate.edu.

Annual Pearl Harbor Anniversary Dinner scheduled

The Defense Education Committee will hold its 63rd annual Pearl Harbor Anniversary Dinner at the Veterans Memorial Building in Eugene on Dec. 7 beginning at 6:15 p.m. with a no-host cocktail session and continuing at 7 p.m. with a buffet meal featuring roast beef, turkey, salad, vegetables, dessert and beverage.

Radio talk show host Lars Larson will conduct his evening nationwide broadcast, "Remember Pearl Harbor," during the event.

The cost is $20 per person. Advance reservations are required. For information, contact Len Chase at 343-0285 or John Zollinger at 688-4770.

Send announcements to: Briefly News at The Register-Guard, P.O. Box 10188, Eugene, OR 97440, fax 683-7631 or e-mail rgnews@guardnet.com.
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