Friday, February 16, 2018

Tech Soup Friday - North Bend Public Library.

Maybe we can Help! Bring your device and/or technical questions to the North Bend Public Library for some friendly advice. (No repairs, please). Every Friday from 2-4 pm at the North Bend Public Library.

South Coast Business Employment Corporation at the Langlois Library.

A representative from South Coast Business Employment Corporation (SCBEC)/WORKSOURCE Oregon will be available the third Tuesday of every month at the Langlois Library.  Job Seekers and business representatives are encouraged to stop by to discuss available services. Classroom training and On-the-Job Training programs are available for eligible individuals. SCBEC currently provides Certified Nurses Assistance training at the Coos Bay Corporate Headquarters.  Appointments may be made by calling Mo Aakre at 541 751-8506.

SNAP Recipients Eligible For Free Career Services Through Southwestern

Coos Bay, OR – SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Recipients are eligible for free Career Coaching services from Southwestern Oregon Community College through a new program called STEP (SNAP Training & Education Program).
 Individuals and families receiving SNAP Benefits can contact Genavieve Sharkey at 541-888-1647 or Genavieve.sharkey@socc.edu with questions and to determine eligibility.
Services include:  Employer Connections, Resume and Cover Letter Assistance, Interview and Job Search Skills, College Readiness and Education Planning, Financial Aid and Scholarship Navigation, Community Resources and Referrals, and more!

Drop-in Computer Lab - February 28th, 2018.

Coos Bay Public Library will be offering FREE Drop-in Computer Labs for users with general questions about computers and devices. The next lab will be held  Wednesday February 28 from 10:00am to 12:00pm in the Coos Bay Library’s Cedar Room.
Labs are for computer owners who have general computing questions. These labs are open to questions regarding apple devices, windows devices, mobile devices, and eBook questions. Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring their own laptops or mobile devices, but a couple additional laptops will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be no formal lecture, but we will be here to answer your questions!
Please call 269-1101 for further information on this program. These labs are free of charge and registration is not required.

Free Traditional Dance Class Offered in North Bend!

The South Coast Folk Society welcomes public participation in its new free traditional dance class for beginners. This class meets every Monday for two hours starting at 7:00PM. The North Bend Housing Authority has provided their spacious meeting room for this free weekly class. They are located at 1700 Monroe Street in North Bend. Singles, couples and families will enjoy this light-hearted social gathering. Drop-ins are always welcome at every class.
This is a beginner’s level class. No previous dance experience is required. All ages and abilities can have fun dancing to live music provided by area musicians. The emphasis will be on traditional dances from America and around the world. These include squares and circles, line dances and set dances, folk and ballroom dances. Many of the dances will be accompanied by live music, and musicians are invited to join in. All dances will be taught, and no partner is needed. For more information email southcoastfolksociety@gmail.com or call Paul at 541-404-8267.
The North Bend Housing Authority is a smoke and fragrance free venue. Children must be accompanied by a responsible supervising adult. Light refreshments will be available.

Bay Area Hospital Auxiliary Needs Volunteers!

If you're looking for a fun, rewarding volunteer opportunity, Bay Area Hospital Auxiliary is the place for you! Auxiliary members assist hospital personnel throughout the hospital by transporting patients in wheelchairs, delivering flowers, assisting in the gift shop and much, much more. By volunteering only for only one four-hour shift a week, you will be helping your community and the hospital doing a valuable service.
Applications are available at Bay Area Hospital Front Desk, ER volunteer desk and OPI desk or online at: www.bayareahospital.org.

Volunteer to Help Families - South Coast Family Harbor Needs Your Help!

South Coast Family Harbor needs your help! We are in need of volunteers for our program. If you like to work with children we have a place for you.  We can also use help with answering phones, fund raising and washing donations and sorting them.  
We also need Board Members. If you can’t volunteer maybe you can help with a donation to the baby closet. We are in need of diapers and pull ups size 4 -6  and wipes.  We take gently used items so if you are looking for a place to donate your items we would love to have them. We take just about anything that a baby or child under 5 might use. For more information you can visit the website at www.southcoastfamilyharbor.org.