Author: Gini Davis - The Chronicle

The Foote Family

Ava Foote, 8, during one of her daily Jordan Kent Healthy Kids Challenge workouts. Her mom, Megan Foote, credits her daughter’s third-grade teacher, Jaime Cranmer, “for reaching out immediately to get the kids involved in supplemental learning.” Photo provided by Megan Foote Like many other Oregon kids, Megan Foote’s 10-year-old[Read More…]

The ‘zoom room’

Creswell’s Lily Dumas engages with youth librarian Nick Caum during the first online Storytime. Photo by Kathryn Dumas CRESWELL — A live reading from Lemony Snicket’s “The Bad Beginning” kicked off Creswell Library youth and community services librarian Nick Caum’s new online chapter book reading and chat on April 1. [Read More…]

Feed your mind with library ‘takeout’

Bags full of library materials ordered online or by phone await ‘curbside’ pick-up. CRESWELL — While picking up your Friday evening restaurant or grocery takeout order, why not feed your mind as well and pick up some weekend reading matter at curbside too? Creswell Library’s new “takeout” service for library[Read More…]

When Disaster strikes, New Hope answers

A “mobile feeding unit,” staffed by disaster relief volunteers from Creswell’s New Hope Baptist Church, serves meals out of Oakridge High School following last winter’s heavy snowstorm. From left: Zody Donovan, Pat Tiller, Dianna Burrell and Ben Walker. Photo by Rob Walker CRESWELL — Even as we continue to struggle[Read More…]

Coast Fork Kiwanis perseveres

Coast Fork Kiwanis received $62,000 from the previous Stovall Fund to invest with the CG Community Foundation – “our soon-to-be-realized 501(c)(3) fund,” said club president Donald Ehrich. The CG Community Foundation receives, holds, invests and administers contributions and gifts for the benefit of the community, including grants, scholarships and endowments.[Read More…]

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