Save the date

Dec. 22 & 23
**A Booth and Table Merchandise Sale to support Ascension Art and Tea House will be held on the 22nd and 23rd, at 200 A Lister St. Cave Junction from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Have things you want to sell or buy, call Christie at 541-592-9308 or text her.

Dec. 24
**Join us at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for a Candleight Christmas Eve Service at 7 p.m. 150 Lewis Ct. Cave Junction, Or. 541-507-7458 or 541-592-2290

**Join us at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for a Candleight Christmas Eve Service at 7 p.m. 150 Lewis Ct. Cave Junction, Or. 541-507-7458 or 541-592-2290

Jan. 10
**Illinois Valley Amateur Radio Club (IVARC) will be having our monthly meeting @ 6pm at Wild River Pizza in CJ. As well as our meeting at Wild River every second Tuesday at 6pm, we have a weekly emergency General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) net check-in every Monday @ 7pm. New members are welcome and encouraged to contact us and attend our meetings. For more information, please visit our website Illinois Valley Amateur Radio Club (ivarc.org) or email: IVARC.org@proton.me

**Food Pantry Tuesdays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cave Junction Adventist/Community Services Food Distribution, 265 S. Old Stage Rd. Volunteers are needed to help stock, date check, sort food, pack boxes and handout food boxes, etc. to volunteer please email cavejunctionacs@gmail.com.
Contributions can by made out to the CJ Seventh-day Adventist Church and identify that they are in support of the Community Service by writing “CJACS” in the memo section of your check. Mail to: Cave Junction Seventh-day Adventist Church PO Box 330, Cave Junction, OR 97523

**AWANA 6:15 – 8 p.m. 3 Years to 6th Grade. 113 So. Caves Ave.

**Take your bottles and cans to IVCanDo’s Cans for Kids behind the Chevron Station 10 – 2.

**Drop-in Storytime at Josephine County Library in Cave Junction, 11am ​- 2pm, with stories read aloud by Deborah every half hour and a themed craft available all day. For families on a tight time schedule, craft kits are available to take home!

**Adopt-A-Senior Volunteers wanted to assist senior and disabled residents in their home with light duty activities and /or socialization and to drive residents to doctor or grocery store. Gift cards are provided for volunteers. Background check and references required call 541-592-9781 or email ivwellnessresources@gmail.com.
**Join for a Death Café at the IV Grange, 3763 Holland Loop, Dec.27th 4:30-6:30pm. Donations welcome, but no one turned away for lack of funds. Sweet treats and light refreshments will be provided. Death Cafe’s provide an agenda-free safe place to discuss death and dying and life and living. Not a grief support group, it is no more and no less than a friendly group discussing death, dying and end of life topics. For questions, email: Angela Franklin crossroadsdeathcare@gmail.com or call 541-450-5336.

** Volunteers needed! Folks residing in Illinois Valley will have the opportunity to participate in a pilot project that offers support to older adults (60+) and adults with physical disabilities, living with life-limiting illness and who are experiencing loneliness and other emotional distress. This project will train community members as “companions,” providing respite and support. If successful, this will be replicated and offered for free throughout the state of Oregon. If you are interested in learning how to support your community at end-of-life and how to be a compassionate presence to others, please consider volunteering. The training will happen Feb 2. For more information or to request an application, please contact Angela Franklin: email afranklin@optionsonline.org or call 541-450-2036. Background check required for all volunteers.

** HIV Alliance offers services in Cave Junction every Tuesday from noon – 3 p.m. at Immanuel United Methodist Church (across from Shop Smart). Services include: Free and confidential HIV and Hep C testing. Needle Exchange and drop box (all syringes welcome), and overdose response and Naloxone training.