Good Words (April 6)

2013-04-06T08:00:00Z Good Words (April 6) Corvallis Gazette Times
April 06, 2013 8:00 am

The person who found, returned keys earned gratitude

To the person that found my keys in the parking lot of Market of Choice and turned them in to their office on Tuesday, March 12: a big Thank you! You are very much appreciated. Have a great day.

Nancy Coddington, Lebanon

Donations of hardwoods benefit CV students

On behalf of the students in the CVHS Woodworking courses I want to thank Michael Thompson of Urban Tree Care for coordinating efforts to acquire and donate hardwood lumber to Crescent Valley. He and his crew felled the trees and Michael suggested that the logs be donated to CV for use in student projects.

Thanks also to Karen Kraemer and Ken Graves who donated five black walnut logs and Katie and Steve Kohl, who donated a cherry tree from a neighboring property. Many thanks also go to James Minter who sawed the logs with the help of CV students. And finally, thank you to Mike Milota from the OSU Wood Science and Engineering Department for drying the lumber in their kiln.

As a result, our students have more than 700 board feet of high-quality black walnut and 120 board feet of cherry for use in their projects.

Mark Baldwin, Crescent Valley High School

OSU program for talented, gifted youth received generous donations

Winter Wonderings, Oregon State University’s precollege program serving gifted, talented and high-ability third- through sixth-graders, provided quality academic experiences thanks to donations of money, class supplies and time.

On behalf of the 265 enrolled students, a heartfelt thanks to scholarship donors Chintimini Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Benton County Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Corvallis, Albany Altrusa, Bradley Upton, Waverly School and anonymous donors.

Those donating needed class supplies include Costco, Bi-Mart, Oregon Virtual Academy, ER Jackman Fund, many OSU departments, many parents and anonymous donors.

Additionally more than 30 individuals gave of their time to assure that students experienced rewarding learning environments designed to provide a positive, long-lasting impact.

Judy Michael, Winter Wonderings, OSU

Heartland grateful for support during thrift shop anniversary

Heartland Humane Society (thrift shop and shelter) extends a heartfelt thank you to the following local merchants for their generous donations to our raffle baskets to help us celebrate the 18th anniversary of the Heartland Humane Society Thrift Shop: Animal Crackers Pet Supply, Big River Restaurant, China Blue, Corvallis Sports Park, Cosmic Chameleon, Darkside Cinema, Dogz Rule, Hair Body & Sole, Highland Bowl, McDonald’s, Mod Pod, Papa’s Pizza, Petco, Siobhan VanLanen, Spice and Ice, Stash, Stoker’s VitaWorld, Togo’s and Wonder Dogs.

We are extremely grateful for their support, and encourage our community to give them your patronage!

Susan Wechsler, Heartland Humane Society Thrift Shop

Andrea Thornberry, Heartland Humane Society

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