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Oregon-area teens looking for those proverbial 15 minutes of fame are invited to get some friends together and shoot a commercial for the Oregon Community and Family Coalition’s Public Service Announcement Contest.

The video must address the issues of substance abuse among youths. For example marijuana, underage drinking/binge drinking, prescription drugs, or substance abuse in general. The content should be clean and appropriate.

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This holiday season will be a financial challenge for many families, but while the shaky economy has Moms and Dads paying closer attention to holiday costs, kids are still be being buried by the barrage of advertising for toys and games they “just can’t live without.”

Helping your kids successfully navigate the holiday “buy, buy, buy!” season requires more than simply saying “no.” Keeping the holidays special, memorable and enjoyable means re-directing your children’s enthusiasm and energies beyond all the hottest toys and into areas that will help generate warm, long-lasting memories.

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LifeLine Screenings for stroke and osteoporosis will be offered Jan. 23, 2009 at the Jerusalem Township Community Hall.

Screenings are painless and accurate. They help identify potential health problems such as blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms and hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease. A bone density screening to assess osteoporosis risk is also offered and is appropriate for both men and women.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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