OPPORTUNITIES.Byline: The Register-Guard
Essay contest opens
to promote financial goals
The Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services is holding a "Test Your Financial I.Q." essay contest for high school students. The purpose of the financial I.Q. essay contest is to raise awareness among young Oregonians about the risks and rewards of saving and investing for their future and the importance of defining financial goals at an early age.
The contest is open to all Oregonians ages 14 to 18. Students need write a two-page essay answering the question, "It's your future. So how are you going to pay for it?"
For additional details and a complete list of rules, visit www.dfcs.oregon.gov. Click on "Investor Information Program." The deadline for entries is May 17.
OASIS Tutoring Program holds "tutor coffees"
The OASIS Tutoring Program, which pairs adult volunteer tutors age 50 or older with first- through third-grade students, will hold six "tutor coffees" from July to September to introduce potential tutors to the Learning Experience Approach used by the OASIS program.
Meetings will be held at the OASIS Education Center, Meier & Frank, 2nd floor rotunda rotunda
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Blachly district seeks
The Blachly School Board is seeking applicants to fill vacancies on the budget committee from Zone 2 and Zone 4, and at large (not to reside in Zone 3).
The appointees will serve a three-year term or complete an unexpired term, as appropriate.
For more information, call 925-3262.
Youth workshop to address terrorism and tragedy
The Oregon Pacific chapter of the American Red Cross American Red Cross: see Red Cross. will put on a one-hour workshop titled "Facing Fear: Helping Young People Deal with Terrorism and Tragic Events" at 7 p.m. Thursday. The workshop is aimed at parents of children 5 to 10.
The free event is funded by a grant from the Chambers Family Foundation. It will provide general preparedness information on natural and man-made disasters man-made disaster Technological disaster Public health An event in which a significant number of people are injured or die as a result of human devices or activities, unrelated to conflicts, and attributed to operator error–eg, Exxon Valdez .
The curriculum provides background information for parents and other family members about what reactions and questions to expect from children during and after tragic events.
The workshop will be held at the local Red Cross office at 862 Bethel Bethel, in the Bible
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To enroll (a student) during a period of preregistration. by calling 344-5244. The presentation will be offered again on May 13.
`Step up for Kids' benefit run/walk scheduled
Boys & Girls Clubs Girls Club is a 2002 American television series created by David E. Kelley, who was also it's producer and executive producer. Only two out of a total of thirteen episodes created were broadcast on Fox Television in the United States and Global Television in Canada. of Emerald Valley will hold a benefit walk and fun run May 8 titled "Step up for Kids."
The event will be held at Alton Baker Park Alton Baker Park is located in Eugene, Oregon, United States, near Autzen Stadium. It features duck ponds, bicycle trails, and a dog park, and directly touches the Ferry Street Bridge. and will offer 2K walk, a 2K run and 5K run routes.
Proceeds will benefit local Boys and Girls boys and girls
To register for the event or for more information, call 345-9939.