Notes from SOS Public Meeting – January 28, 2014

Good Evening SOS!

GREAT MEETING Tuesday!

NOTES:

AWARENESS Raising Art Show

February 6, 2014

Joanne Alvarez, Cheri AdkinsKay Smith, Camille Benedict and Nadine Patel

Nadine did a great job representing the Art Auction Committee on KAJO yesterday morning!

http://www.kajo.com/features/eyewitness_report/programs/Eyewitness_2014-01-30.mp3

  • There are now over 27 Artists
  • We are on FACEBOOK  https://www.facebook.com/events/202608009939241/
  • There are 35 pieces of donated art!
  • We have sold 81 Tickets!
  • The ART is good!!!
  • How Mucho? Tickets are only $25 and include Hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting
  • Jim Frick is the Auctioneer!
  • Don Monetti from KCMD shall be “MC” for the event
  • Where? Roux 26 in Grants Pass (We will have the entire restaurant and plan to fill it!
  • When? February 6, 2014 from 6PM-9PM

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Agenda for SOS Public Meeting – Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Good Evening SOS!

Our next meeting is tomorrow, January 28, 2014, at the Newman United Methodist Church in Grants Pass located at 132 NE “B” Street from 5:15 PM-6:15 PM.
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AGENDA:

AWARENESS Raising Art Show – February 6, 2014

Joanne Alvarez, Cheri AdkinsKay Smith, Camille Benedict and Nadine Patel 

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Heroin, the growing crisis sweeping our county

FrankEver since the justice levy for the county was voted down in 2012, the community has held an ongoing discussion about crime, prevention, funding, and what the ‘right’ levels should be.  While we try to work out a solution that improves the situation, restores a sustainable level of justice system presence in the county, and doesn’t break the budget there is no question crime has risen significantly across the county.

There is a segment of the population that is capitalizing on the lack of enforcement and lack of sheriff presence.  There is also a growing segment of the population falling prey to an alarming rise in drug-related crimes, either by getting caught in the cycle of addiction, or as victims of those addicts.  Without law enforcement, prosecution, or local treatment facilities, the drug problem in our area is growing at an accelerating rate.

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Notes From SOS Public Meeting – January 21, 2014 (and preview of next week)

Good Evening SOS!

Great Meeting last night! Thanks to everyone who attended!

NOTES:

Fund-Raising Art Show February 6, 2014
Joanne Alvarez, Cheri AdkinsKay Smith, Camille Benedict and Nadine Patel
Kay gave the update:
  • There are now over 25 Artists
  • We are on FACEBOOK   https://www.facebook.com/events/202608009939241/
  • There are over 30 pieces of donated art!
  • We have sold 54 Tickets!
  • The ART is good!!!
  • How Mucho? Tickets are only $25 and include Hours Devoured…
  • Jim Frick is the Auctioneer!
  • Don Monetti from KCMD shall be “MC” for the event
  • Where? Roux 26 in Grants Pass (We will have the entire restaurant and plan to fill it!
  • When? February 6, 2014 from 6PM-9PM
  • How Mucho? $25
  • What does the $25 ticket include? 4 tickets for 4 wine tastes and for Hors d’oeuvres
  • There will be a Harpist and maybe, just maybe, Chris Mecca will dance?
  • Wineries participating thus far are TroonBridgeview, Schmidt and Fiasco
  • Next Meeting is at Roux 26 on January 27, 2014 @ 6:00 PM
  • Go on-line to purchase tickets on the Art Auction Committee page on our site or e-mail Nadine Patel at  nadinepetel@gmail.com
  • Peter Tamshiro also have tickets and you can contact him at his business at Platinum Financial or by e-mail at peter@platinum-financial.com
  • Join this committee, e-mail JoAnne: britus@charter.net

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Jail/Juvenile Justice Levy Committee UPDATE   Continue reading Notes From SOS Public Meeting – January 21, 2014 (and preview of next week)