Thursday, June 25, 2015

Lebanon Center Summer Classes

There’s still time to register for a fun summer class through Community Education at Linn-Benton Community College Lebanon Center.

Explore your artistic talents in the Corks and Canvas class while enjoying the atmosphere at Mark’s Ridge winery. No experience necessary. Supplies are provided as well as your first glass of “inspiration.” Class will meet at the winery Thursday, July 16 from 6 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. Cost is $39.

Buying and Selling Online will get you ready to sell those unwanted items collecting dust. Learn how to effectively use Craigslist, eBay and Etsy. Basic computer and online search skills required. This three-week class meets Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. starting July 21. Cost is $59.

For more information or to register, contact the LBCC Lebanon Center at 541-259-5801.

Friday, June 19, 2015

LBCC Spring Term Honor Roll

The following students at Linn-Benton Community College earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for 12 or more graded credits during spring term, April to June 2015. These do not include pass/no pass or incomplete credits. Students are listed by hometown.

Adair Village, OR
Lucas A. Kline, Ryan A. Lance, Rachel L. Olsen

Albany, OR
Jesse R. Asebedo, Christine M. Ayers, Katrina Bennett, Todd D. Bentley, Jacob I. Birchard, Evan Blaylock, Adam J. Boll, Gregory D. Boxall, Hailey P. Brant, Cynthia I. Brenner, Josh T. Brown, Aaron W. Burnap, Carl C. Callow, Kara-Donna Carsner, Hannah J. Chambers, Danielle K. Chartraw, David Chavez, Brian D. Chytka, Austin J. Clark, Sarah E. Clause, Robert E. Clayton, Bradley J. Collette, Roy W. Commons, Paul A. Conser, Alyssa N. Cortez-Lassley, Shelley E. Cox, Ken L. Cray, Kelley Crider, Yvette Cruz Alarcon, Mariah D. Dann, Christina M. Devey, Kiersten N. Doggett, Ryan A. Dozler, Francis Dubuc, Emily D. Dulany, Cuong T. Duong, Jayson J. Edblom, Nehemiah T. Edwards, Briana Ellis, Chris B. Emery, Karah-Maree L. Fields, Jordan E. Forrest, Samuel T. Frisk, Shelby L. Gayheart, Nicolette A. Gibson, Tyler J. Going, Nolan J. Gold, Hannah Grebner, Alyssa A. Green, Gregory A. Hansen, Rachel K. Hauser, Brian M. Hausotter, Vera K. Hayes, Autumn B. Helenihi, Bryanna N. Helms, Morgan E. Hernandez, Aaron T. Hiddleson, Meghan E. Hobson, Cory J. Hochstetler, Heather M. Hodel, Erin G. Hogan, Cody Hufeld, Edward L. Huffman, Donald A. Jackson, Alyxandra B. James, Jacob L. Johnson, Anthony Kahn, Cheyenne M. Kalista, Erina Kariya, Ilex L. Karstens, Ian M. Kearns, Andy E. Khalaf, Nathan D. Kinkade, Samuel E. Knight, John M. Kotek, Jesse L. LaJeunesse, Nicholas D. Lawrence, Austin J. Leal, Rosalie S. Lingo, Sarah J. Lister, Donna L. Luden, Brenden C. Luebeck, Lelani R. Machado, Conner D. Maddalozzo, Nicole L. Magnuson, Kyndall A. Marelich, Trisha K. Marshall, Jessie Martinez, Ashley R. McLeod, Carli D. McSpaden, Efren Medina, Stephanie E. Metzger, Ashley A. Miller, Kamran A. Mirza, Daniel Mode, John-Paul B. Molden, Ryan S. Mooney, Lani D. Morris, James D. Morrison, Bryan C. Munnick, Alexandria S. Murphy, Anthony Needham, Kelli D. Nelson, Whitney Nelson-Vasquez, Raushell M. Palmer, Zachary D. Pape, Carrie M. Pendzik, Brittny L. Pippin, Gracie Potter, Kenneth A. Powers, Hannah R. Price, Rachel E. Price, Kelsey B. Ramer, Madison N. Raschko, Tabitha A. Raveling, Celeste A. Ray, Rusty L. Ray, Philip R. Rezanow, Michael S. Rice, Cheyenne R. Romine-Parsons, Benjamin P. Roth, Briggs M. Rybolt, Stephen J. Sandridge, Derek A. Scheele, Joshua D. Schmidt, Carrick B. Scott, Shelbi A. Slayter, Mayzie F. Smith, Damon E. Solomos, Megan M. Stebbins, Tyler A. Stitzel, Mark B. Stocker, Michael E. Stone, Thomas G. Stone, Alyssa C. Swartzendruber, Ashley M. Torgerson, Kyle J. Tyler, Dustin C. Vian, Jennifer Viscarret, Cristianna M. Waite, David M. Wall, Christina S. Weger, Haley B. Wells, Amber M. West, Jennifer J. Wetz, Christopher D. Whitfield, Justin M. Williams, Scott A. Williams, Trevor C. Wurster, Roland Young, Guillermo A. Zambrano

Anyang, China
Jong Ok Son

Baker, OR
Jeffrey A. Mahoney, Lillian Y. Wood

Beaverton, OR
May Tam

Bend, OR
Amy R. Broderick, Lindsey T. McPeake, Elena A. Pressprich

Boardman, OR
Caitlin M. Hearn

Bonanza, OR
Shadrack T. Worden

Brookings, OR
Gemma Cowan

Brownsville, OR
Carrie A. Clark, Patricia D. Cloud, Jonathan Ealy, Christina L. Hein, Angelina R. McIntyre, Taylor A. Moore, Alexander T. Ruef

Burns, OR
Holly J. Buck, Savannah Hannaford

Camas, WA
Kevin L. Brewington

Carson City, NV
Mark W. Johnson

Cascadia, OR
Morgan R. Wilson

Central Point, OR
Gage C. Reddington

Coburg, OR
Keaton Carter-Fountain, Trevor J. Read

Coos Bay, OR
Javin B. Fleshman, Amanda M. Johnson, Zachary P. Jones

Corvallis, OR
Belaal A. Al-Aghbari, Marwah A. Alzabidi, Megan N. Amneus, Ariel L. Anderson, Marie E. Arnold, Michael J. Asbury, Christopher M. Bakkom, Tyler J. Bamber, Chris Bates, Kelly J. Becker, David S. Belden, Natane L. Blackwolf, Shawn M. Bonine, Jennifer L. Booth, Karisa C. Boyce, Kyle R. Braun Shirley, Ashlyn N. Brewster, Edward P. Carr, Carolina Chong-Ramos, Robert W. Counts, Sarah C. Cox, Elena S. Crone, Mari I. Cruz, Persis Dasteur, Vahishtah F. Dasteur, Ashton K. DeFilippis, Claire M. Denning, Jacob L. Dill, Johnathon M. Estabrook, Katherine J. Eves, Abigail L. Fletcher, Cade Freels, Richard S. Gibson, Danielle M. Gonzales, Callista E. Greb, Cassie L. Greene, Joseph A. Greenwood, Justin A. Groft, Caoilinn Haggerty, Anika R. Hall, Christopher E. Hands, Tanner W. Holland, Adam J. House, Christian Hungerford, Walter C. Johnson, Kelle Y. Judah, Patrick R. Kearns, Matthew I. Lareau, Adam D. Lauderdale, Dari M. Lawrie, Delphine M. Le Brun Colon, Young Joo Lee, Tyger J. Liner, Julia A. Lont, Teresa C. Lundy, Mary R. Lusardi, Michael Lusardi, Jennifer K. Malm, Roger J. Martin, Taryn McAllister, Joanna L. McClain, Joshua D. McKernan, Whitney M. McLain, Taylor J. Megy, Robert K. Mercado, Eunkyung G. Messinger, Sophia Metzler, Chelsey F. Mick, Tyler Midcalf, Rachel M. Moll, Albert R. Morgan, Maralee A. Morgan, Timothy P. Mulvey, Hunter Murga, Lorena Navarro, Dena M. Nealeigh, Osten P. Nelson, Sally M. Nolen, Aaron M. Osborn, Rachel M. Pike, Ceph J. Poklemba, Neil Pound, Michael D. Puchalla, Edgar A. Ramirez, Daniel N. Robinson, Grace K. Safotu, Brandon M. Serrano, Donald M. Seymour, Soleil L. Smith-Normand, Stephanie K. So, Danica R. Stys, Denise M. Templin, Richard E. Thackeray II, Gillian K. Tobin, Deborah A. Upington, Kurt A. Vedros, LaRae D. Wallace, Robert H. Way, Devin L. White, Cheyne A. Willems, Jacqueline D. Winkler, Joshua R. Winnett, Michael Wittenburg

Cove, OR
Brandon S. Batty, Molly J. DelCurto

Crabtree, OR
Steven J. Dumas

Creswell, OR
Lydeea S. Kersey

Dallas, OR
Jessica Hastings, Andria L. Pressel, Kevin C. Pressel

Dayton, OR
Tosh M. Baker

Elmira, OR
Mackenzie L. Cochran

Enterprise, OR
Tyler P. Warner

Eugene, OR
Jordan M. Gentzkow, Shawna M. Hagner, Roma Patel, Dustin E. Ramos, Yui Zojo

Fort Collins, CO
Timothy Anthony

Fort Worth, TX
Mark J. Harvey

Foster, OR
LaVeva L. Tackett

Gold Hill, OR
Nolan M. Bastendorff, Samantha Beck

Grants Pass, OR
Katharine L. Cross

Grass Valley, OR
Jack W. Jefferies

Greeley, CO
Nicholas A. Thoms

Gresham, OR
Crystal Rice

Haines, AK
John Gross, Justin C. Swinton

Halsey, OR
Melvin S. Boss, Katryn D. Coolley-Miller, Keith B. Tow

Happy Valley, OR
Mitch R. Simmons

Harrisburg, OR
Sarah N. Meyers, Sarah E. Nasshahn

Independence, OR
Joshua R. Archuletta, Mia Caudillo, Justin R. Herry

Jefferson, OR
Briana N. Bittner, Justen R. Crittenden, Cody O. Goldman, Diane M. Mitchell, Jesse D. Schell, Michael D. Stokesbary, Dallas V. Visser

Jinan, China
Min Wang

Junction City, OR
Sierra M. Starns

Klamath Falls, OR
Daniel K. Hall

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian
Riza Y. De Asis

La Habra, CA
Joshua Morales

Lake Oswego, OR
Alec Strassberg

Lebanon, OR
Arina Altuhova, Cami L. Anderson, Jennifer E. Bazurto, Kurtis M. Begley, Jonathan B. Bidwell, Correen E. Bielman, Jason L. Bond, David D. Brown, Kelsey M. Butler,
Cal I. Chambers, Colton S. Cheney, Benjamin A. Clark, McKenzie A. Collins, Jason L. Conner, Brian Czmowski, Garron A. Davis Gray, Krystal D. Drexler, Melody L. Durrett, Holly Eschelbach, Justin G. Falk, Kegan W. Forrester, Nicole E. Freitag, Jody E. French, Eduardo Gonzalez, Jessica R. Grinstead-Blair, Christopher K. Hays, Stanley M. Hicks Jr, Stephanie A. Hitt, Robert J. Holstein, Daniel M. Johnson, Marilyn I. Johnson, Makenzie L. Kilborn, Michelle L. Kirkman, Jason L. Knapp, Heather P. Koffler, Kaycie L. Kreder, Chris R. Kropf, Holly R. Ledoux, Brittany J. Leslie, Mark A. Loehr, Scott A. Mckinley, James E. Mckinney, Terri L. McQueen, Mary L. Mitchell, Sierra D. Naumann, Tyler J. Nolan, Travis W. Norfleet, Corey A. Pedigo, Kaitlynn A. Pettit, Christopher M. Pomeroy, Justin J. Poole, Jodi M. Pozder, Tyrell F. Rankin, Jennifer D. Rash, Abraham Read, Tammy G. Roles, Heather E. Rowan, Alyssa R. Ruisbroek, Kolson E. Shanks, Dawn M. Shepherd, Kira L. Sudduth, Sarah L. Tunstill, Abigail M. Uriarte, Kelsie M. Whitehead, Alexander H. Wilson, Sean P. Wuilliez, Courtney A. Zeek

Lincoln City, OR
Henry D. Lahti

Lyons, OR
Kellee Gerard

Medford, OR
Lindsey J. De La Vega, Tammy L. Musselman, Clarice F. Weathers

Monmouth, OR
Kristen B. Brown, Laquita K. Dagg, Andrew M. Mcmurtry

Monroe, OR
Brooke A. Horning, James D. Perdue

Mt Hood Parkdale, OR
Madelin D. Herman, Manuel A. Lara-Navarro

Murrieta, CA
Dave M. Cho

Newberg, OR
Justin C. Kosmicki

Newport, OR
Sinaiah Melendez, Matthew L. Noland, Brooke E. Smith

Paradise, CA
Richard C. Hess

Pateros, WA
Tyrel W. Gray

Pendleton, OR
Angel M. Villalobos

Petaluma, CA
Kristine Hake

Philomath, OR
Shea B. Ballweber, Michael R. Bowman, Christopher S. Houck, Ryan J. Houck, Richard L. Knudson, Daniel F. March, Kimberly M. Webster, Emilea Witt, Micah J. Zimmerman

Pleasant Hill, OR
James S. Gaughan, Mahmooda S. Sanders

Poplar, WI
Connilyn Hursh

Portland, OR
Nichelle E. Berrigan, Elizabeth Dana, Wendy Mazaud, Michele G. Nornes, Alexis Perez, Akeakamai M. Rose, Katherine Scherer, Tiffany Thorsen, Julia M. Whitaker

Residencial Los Suenos, El Salvador
David Villatoro

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Faris Aljarbou

Rochester, WA
Garret H. VanRee

Rogue River, OR
Jake Adams

Roseburg, OR
Braden Kline

Saint Petersburg, Russia
Alexandra Stepanova

Salem, OR
Vilaisack Boupha, Kimberly E. Easton, Keenan J. Emery, Jorge E. Garibay, Susan I. Graves, Winter R. Horsley, Andrew D. Kelso, Carson Knebes, Logan W. Kuenzi, Cassidy Lopez, Brenda K. Meyer, Corbin A. Morgan, Rafael Olloqui, Laura S. Rivera, Morgan Weimer, Landon J. Wiltsey

Sanaa, Yemen
Mahmood Al Kabab

Sandy, OR
Kayla Lewis

Scio, OR
Josh B. Henschel, Jorin Hollenbeak, Chase L. Lister, Alicia B. Lochbaum, Robert Lochbaum, Emily M. Rezentes, Katie M. Rood, Caleb F. Taylor, Kerry White

Selma, OR
Mathew Q. Brock

Seoul, South Korea
Yong Jae Jeon

Shanghai, China
Xiaoli Sun

Shedd, OR
Melissa A. Bagg, Michael K. Brown

Sherwood, OR
Hargobind S. Khalsa

Silverton, OR
Jared Brown, Megan R. Ireland

Sprague River, OR
Robert Hancock

Springfield, OR
Maxmiriana Johnson, Jesse E. Nelson

St. Paul, OR
Stephen Wilson

Surabaya, OR
Aylmer Tan

Sweet Home, OR
Jarid J. Adams, Fatima R. Begovic, Steven R. Blench, Joe W. Chiaffino, Coleen R. Clark, Brandon L. Combs, Renee L. Gerlach, Sheila M. Herrera, Alyssa R. Holder, Julia J. Hunter, Derek L. Jaques, Catherine L. Maccarone, Allerey Moffet, Blaze Moore, Samuel L. Nothiger, Robert Olsen, Brittany K. Polley, Heather A. Polley, John A. Reynolds, Shyanna L. Ridinger, Bayli R. Riggs, Blair E. Standring, Jessica Tenbusch, Paden W. Tyler

Tangent, OR
Rose Bellon, Cassidy A. Capilla, Sarah M. Lahanas, Gwen Moulton, Nicholas D. Pugliese, Rebecca E. Robinson

The Dalles, OR
Charles P. Cimmiyotti

Toledo, OR
Jon B. Howry

Troutdale, OR
Kjrsti J. Hoole

Tualatin, OR
Chihiro Bruning, Gina M. Stefani


Turner, OR
Jeremy R. Ehrman, Angela M. Pence

Twin Falls, ID
Marla E. DeKlotz

Vale, OR
Jessica M. Alexander

Veneta, OR
Peter J. Hall

West Hills, CA
Samantha E. Gilmore

West Linn, OR
Brigitta M. McVicker

Williams, OR
Steven D. Olson

Wilsonville, OR
Spencer Stauffer

Woodburn, OR
Kathleen E. Binkley, Artemy Efimoff

Xi'an, China
Jiamin Peng

Yakima, WA
Annalise M. San Juan


Monday, June 15, 2015

LBCC Volleyball Clinic for 7–9th Graders

A Summer Volleyball Clinic will be held at Linn-Benton Community College August 3, 4 and 5 for students entering grades seven through nine.

The clinic provides three days of three-hour sessions with instruction on all aspects of the game including serving, passing, hitting, setting, blocking and defense.

Clinic meets from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day in the LBCC Activities Center gym, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

Cost is $60 per player if registered before July 20, and $75 after. Preregistration is preferred.

For more information or to register, contact LBCC volleyball coach Jayme Frazier at 541-917-4253. An online registration form is also available at www.linnbenton.edu/athletics.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

LBCC Traffic Control Flagger Certification Course

A Traffic Control Flagger Certification course will be held at Linn-Benton Community College Saturday, July 11 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room, CC-211, Calapooia Center building, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW Albany. 

Learn basic visual flagging signals, two-way radio use, sign setting regulations, traffic control standards, use of personal protective equipment, and work zone set up procedures to make worksites safe and keep traffic moving safely.

Upon completion of the four and a half hours of training and meeting the requirements, students will be certified to flag traffic in Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Washington.

Cost for the course is $109, which includes all materials, certification test and card.  Minimum Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.

For more information or to register, contact LBCC Business and Employer Services at 541-917-4923.

LBCC Offers QuickBooks Classes

Learn the basics of QuickBooks in classes offered through Linn-Benton Community College Small Business Development Center.

Guided Tour QuickBooks is a four-hour class designed for those with no previous experience using a computer-based accounting system. 

Class will meet June 23 and 25, from 2 to 3:50 p.m. in the LBCC Forum building, room F-202, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Cost for this non-credit class is $69.  

QuickBooks I class is designed to help you set up an accounting system using QuickBooks 2015. This 10-hour class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays June 30 to July 14 from 2 to 3:50 p.m. in the Forum building, room F-202. Cost for this non-credit class is $195.

For more information or to register, contact the LBCC Small Business Development Center at 541-917-4929, or see our website linnbenton.edu/sbdc.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

LBCC Offers Forklift Safety Training

Forklift Safety Training will be offered through Business and Employer Services at Linn-Benton Community College Saturday, June 27 from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the college, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

This eight-hour course will provide four hours of classroom training and four hours of practice on the forklift. Training includes forklift safety, handling and moving loads, principles of lifting, stacking and un-stacking loads and driving with a load.

Upon completion of eight hours of training and meeting the requirements, student will receive an award of completion to take to their current or future employer.

Cost for the course is $149 and includes all materials.  For more information or to register, contact LBCC Business and Employer Services at 541-917-4923.

LBCC Parenting Education Receives $50k OPEC Grant

Linn-Benton Community College Parenting Education received a $50,000 renewal grant from the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative.

The grant is part of a multi-year initiative supporting expansion of high-quality parenting education programs and a stronger, more coordinated parenting education system statewide.

The Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative is comprised of the Oregon Community Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust, The Ford Family Foundation, The Collins Foundation and Oregon State University.

LBCC was in the first group of six programs to participate in this initiative, which has grown to 15 programs since 2010. This will be the sixth year of LBCC’s participation, bringing the total funding awarded to $440,000.

LBCC’s project, named the Parenting Success Network, supports parenting education classes throughout Linn and Benton counties as well as numerous public awareness activities and efforts to build collaborative partnerships.

OPEC funds will be used to support class series, workshops, parent support activities and family activities for 2015-2016. A primary goal of OPEC has been to change community norms, emphasizing the importance of positive parenting practices and normalizing engagement in parenting education.

Parenting Success Network hosts a website, parentingsuccessnetwork.org, which offers parents information regarding local and online resources, a comprehensive calendar of all parenting education opportunities offered by multiple organizations, as well as a weekly Parenting Tips blog.

Parenting Success Network hosts a popular Facebook page filled with parenting thoughts and ideas, and supports professional development opportunities for all parenting educators in the two-county area.

New Summer Teen Class Series

This summer, a variety of new, fun classes for teens ages 14-18 will be held through Linn-Benton Community College’s Community Education.

Students can choose from recreation, adventure, cooking, arts, crafts, and more including Geocaching with GPS, Video Storytelling, “Hey, Cool Shirt” t-shirt design, Mountain Bike Mojo, Backyard Beekeeping, and Teen Ranch horse camp. Class times are designed for easy scheduling around vacations and sports.

Registration is now open. For class details or to register, visit online at www.linnbenton.edu/communityeducation, or call LBCC Community Education at 541-917-4840.

Summer Teen Series of classes:

ART & ETSY is a two-part workshop held in Corvallis to help your teen get creative, and then get down to business. Bring your own product to polish up, or discover your inner artist and bring to life a new creation. Immerse yourself in product design and then create a catchy shop name and an inviting online presence.   Mondays & Wednesdays from 2-3:50 p.m. starting July 27 (2 weeks). Cost: $79.

BACKYARD BEEKEEPING will offer an opportunity to make a bee hotel and learn about the importance of bees. Bee hotels, also called nests or houses, are a great way to attract pollinators to your family’s flower or vegetable garden. Each class is one evening and will be offered June 23 in Sweet Home, June 30 in Lebanon, July 14 in Albany, and July 28 in Corvallis, from 5-7:50 p.m.  Cost: $59.

DIGITAL STORYTELLING is the best way to translate your words and images into a powerful visual story. Combine narration, music, images, graphic design, photo manipulation and video editing to make your story memorable. Monday, Wednesday & Friday the week of August 17 from 9-11:50 a.m. in Corvallis. Cost: $89.

GEOCACHING WITH GPS will help you build potentially life-saving navigation skills using a handheld Global Positioning System (GPS) unit while also enjoying one of the fastest-growing outdoor activities - Geocaching! There are thousands of geocaches in Linn-Benton County, so class members can hunt while using valuable positioning and navigation technology in the great outdoors. Bring handheld GPS receiver. One day, Saturday, August 1, 9 a.m.-2:50 p.m. LBCC Albany Campus. Cost: $59.

HEY, COOL SHIRT allows you to create a one-of-a-kind t-shirt with your own unique logo. Dive into the secrets of logo design by studying the work of companies like APPLE and Nike.  Then, create your own logo using Adobe Illustrator software and transfer to Mark-Ease before screen printing to your t-shirt. This class is hands-on! Please bring a t-shirt for printing. Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9-11:50 a.m. starting July 7, 2 weeks.  At Santiam Christian School, Adair Village. Cost: $129.

MOSAIC MASHUP will enable you to create a mosaic masterpiece from recycled materials that grab your heart. Incorporating paper, glass tiles, ceramic tiles, and a wide selection of other materials, you will cultivate a mosaic treasure in a supportive group atmosphere. Mondays & Wednesdays from 2-3:50 p.m. starting June 22, 2 weeks. Held in Corvallis. Cost: $79.

MOUNTAIN BIKE MOJO is a one-day clinic that will provide the basic skills and techniques for participants to increase their enjoyment in the fast growing sport of mountain biking. The incredible new Alsea Falls "flow trail" is the training ground for this course. Learn body positioning and balance, switchbacks and cornering, braking and maneuvering obstacles, wheel lifts, pumping, safety, trails stewardship and more! Meet at Alsea Falls Trailhead south of Corvallis on Saturday, July 11 from 10-4 p.m. Cost: $79. Call for bike rental in advance if needed (additional fee).

Don’t order in, create your own in PIZZA, PIZZA, PIZZA! Begin by mastering the basic Margherita pizza. Move on to the big leagues by creating your own unique pizza with your choice of sauce, dough, and a large variety of toppings. Pizza, Pizza, Pizza will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 1-3:50 p.m., at Santiam Christian School, Adair Village. Cost: $39.
TEEN RANCH: HORSE CAMP offers the adventure of horse handling and riding. Working with gentle and well-trained horses, you will receive hands-on instruction in grooming, tacking up, and basic horse care. Once you have mounted your horse, master the basics of position, control and safety. For beginning riders ages 14-18 with little horse experience. Students should wear boots or closed shoes with a heel. Held the week of August 3 at Invale Farms, Monday-Friday 9:30-11:50 a.m. Cost: $179.

Let the competition begin in THE GREAT COOKIE BAKE-OFF! Create your own sweet sensation from a wide array of ingredients. Supplies and useful cooking tips will be provided and teams will compete for a prize. On your mark, get set, GO! The Great Cookie Bake-off will be held on Tuesday, July 21, 1-3:50 p.m. at Santiam Christian School, Adair Village. Cost: $39.

THE OPEN MINDED OMLETTE. As a skilled omelet cook, you will soon create dozens of omelets variations to please the family. Learn the secrets of the basic omelet and then build it up with a mix of ingredients of your choice. Finish off the dish with a fried potato side. Tuesday, July 28, 1-3:50 p.m. at Santiam Christian School, Adair Village. Cost: $39.

ON THE PRAIRIE: SEWING BY HAND will take you through DIY quick fixes and minor alterations. Bring clothing and other fabric items that need mending. Supplies included in fee. Wednesday, July 15 from 1-3:50 p.m. in Corvallis. Cost: $39.

In SEWING THE FUTURE you can complete a project with or without a commercial pattern. Apply various methods of sewing, mending and altering clothing and other items. A hands-on class, best for those with little or no sewing experience. If you wish to borrow a sewing machine, please make arrangements with the instructor ahead of time. Supplies included in fee. The week of July 20, Monday-Friday from 10-11:50 p.m. in Corvallis. Cost: $99.

Radio DJ let’s you experience a radio studio first hand. Learn some production skills, and what it takes to create the weekly music program 'Sunday Showtunes,’ where you will be part of an episode and be heard 'on air' with KSHO 920 AM! Saturday, June 20 from 2:30-5:20 p.m. Held at KGAL in Lebanon. Cost: $29.

UNDER THE HOOD will help you avoid getting caught in a lurch. This hands-on class car care class will provide an overview of important maintenance procedures, safety precautions, $$ savings, diagnostics and more.  Wednesday, June 24, 9-11:50 a.m. Cost: $49.

Monday, June 1, 2015

LBCC Community Ed Staff Recognized by National Industry Association

Chelsea Nordby
Chris Nystrom
Chris Nystrom, director of the Community Education Department at Linn-Benton Community College, and Chelsea Nordby, coordinator of Community Education for LBCC Benton County, have received the designation of Certified Program Planner by the Learning Resources Network, an international association in lifelong learning.

The CCP designation reflects demonstrated in-depth knowledge in ten key areas of lifelong learning. Nystrom and Nordby will be recognized at LERN's annual conference in December.

"The CPP designation is a standard of achievement in the knowledge and understanding of lifelong learning," noted LERN President William Draves. "Certified Program Planners are recognized as professionals in the field of educational programming."

Founded in 1974, LERN has over 4,500 members, with 3,000 CPP's awarded throughout the world. LERN provides "Information That Works!" to over 10,000 providers of lifelong learning a year.

LBCC Tractor & Farm Machinery Safety Class

A three day Tractor and Farm Machinery Safety Training will be held at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany starting June 16.

Popular among youth ages 14-18, the State of Oregon permits youth starting at age 14 to operate power-driven farm machinery for employers provided they pass training in a vocational agricultural safety program.

LBCC’s course places emphasis on safety, and is operated in accordance with federal regulations. The class involves some initial hands on training with farm machinery.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that tractor accidents on farms cause the highest number of fatalities, with tractor overturns accounting for 44 percent of all tractor fatalities.

The class meets Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. Cost for this non-credit course is $96.50 and includes materials.

Pre-registration is required and limited seating is available. Registration packets are available at all LBCC centers or online at www.linnbenton.edu/tractor-safety.

Students and parents must sign a Liability Waiver/Indemnification form to be submitted to the Albany office within 24 hours of registration.

For more information or to register, contact LBCC Albany Community Education at 541-917-4840 or email Albany@linnbenton.edu.