>Brookings Oregon News, Sports, & Weather | The Curry Coastal Pilot

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

News arrow News arrow Business arrow CO-OP ANNUAL MEETING IN BANDON



BANDON Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative presents its annual meeting, which includes a health fair by Curry General Hospital.

The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Bandon High School on Ninth Street, west off Highway 101.

The health fair will be held in conjunction with the cooperatives annual meeting and free chicken barbecue luncheon. The luncheon is to be served by the Bandon High School freshman class.

The electric cooperative will include election of board members and reports by the executive staff. The meeting will culminate with door prizes and a pie contest and auction sponsored by the Curry County 4-H Leadership Association.

General registration for the fair, health and science exhibits will be set up in the gym across the street from the meeting and dining hall.

The fair will highlight research projects of three Gold Beach High School students Asha Swem, Carolyn Floyd, and Korri Thiessen who helped put their schools science program on the list of the worlds top 10 this year.

Swem focused on improving cellular communication to improve overall health and prevent disease.

Floyd studied a low-cost, low-impact method of water purification.

Thiessen studied decreasing the death of human cells, with an eye toward curing such diseases as degenerative heart disease and Alzheimers.

Other health fair offerings will include appearances by McGruff the Crime Dog; and informational exhibits by Mercy Flights, The Brookings Police Department, Curry County Home Health/Hospice, South Coast Diabetes and Coos County Diabetes Coalition. MINDS Clubhouse of Gold Beach will sell plants and birdhouses.

Additionally, the Curry County Council on Alcoholism will demonstrate impaired vision and equilibrium with special drunk driving goggles.

Visitors also can check their health with blood pressure readings offered by Tidepool Medical Group, free coupons for cholesterol checks at Southern Coos Hospital, and glucose testing for diabetes from the American Red Cross.

Curry General Hospital helped coordinate the health fair. For information about the fair, phone (541) 247-3187.

For information about the annual membership meeting, call Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative at (541) 332-3931.


Business News by Yahoo Finance

  • A warming planet could wreck the economy
    Climate change may already be depressing wages and living standards, right here at home.
  • Don't be fooled by China's bear trap
    Some say China's 20-percent bounce in recent months is the beginning of a new bull market. No way, says Ron Insana. Here's why.
  • Asian shares firm as focus turns to China PMI surveys
    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan extended early gains and was up 1.1 percent, while Japan's Nikkei (.N225) added 0.9 percent. China's official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) stood at a three-year low of 49.6 in November, compared with the previous month's reading of 49.8 and below both forecasts for a reading of 49.8 as well as the 50-point mark that separates growth from contraction. China's major stock indexes opened down, with the CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index (.SSEC) both 0.1 percent lower in early trading.

Follow Curry Coastal Pilot headlines on Follow Curry Coastal Pilot headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2015 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use