Submitting a PSA?

Non profit events and fundraiser can be submitted by email to angiefoster@bicoastal.media. We will not air events for free that are paying for advertising on any other media outlet (newspaper, radio, television, etc.) PSA’s are posted on this page, and given random live mentions on one or more of our 5 Albany radio stations. We cannot guarantee when or if your event will be mentioned, as it is subject to time availability and on-air host discretion. PSA’s should be submitted no less than 2 weeks prior to an event. Please do not send only a flier or simply a link to a page where we can “find” the information for your event. Submit a short paragraph describing the Who, What, When, Why, How much, and most importantly, what the profits will benefit

Albany Museum seeking local artists

Each month as part of 1st Friday Downtown the Albany Regional Museum, incooperation with the Albany Arts Commission, plans to host local artists in our
Community Room. The Museum is now accepting inquiries to be a featured artist
for our 1st Friday Pop-up Art Gallery for August-December of 2019.The goal is to raise awareness of, and encourage the art produced in the Albany, OR
area. The number of artists to be displayed and amount of work is dependent on
interest and size of the artwork. Artists are encouraged to visit the Museum to view
the space before participating. Work displayed will be up for viewing between 4-
8pm on the assigned 1st Friday, and the artist or their representative must be on site.No fees are associated with this opportunity, artists are welcome to sell their work
but are not required to. All sales are to be processed by the artist.Artists interested in being featured please send an email with your name, a sample
photo or description of your work, and your availability to Keith Lohse at
klohse@armuseum.com or call 541-967-7122 for more information.

Noon at the Plaza–Lebanon

The Lebanon Arts Commission is pleased to announced Noon at the Plaza – a noontime summer performance arts series at Strawberry Plaza.  Thank you to our program sponsor: COMCAST  Beginning at noon, each Friday from July 5 and August 16, the community is invited to come to downtown, grab lunch and step into the Plaza to be entertained by various performing artists.

August 16 – Great Quirky Turkey Pageant Award Ceremony + Lisa James & Chelsea Sue Duo

Aumsville Volunteer Fighters Breakfast-August 17th

from 7 am to 11 am held at Aumsville Fire Station, 490 Church Street, Aumsville, Oregon.  Pancakes, ham, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice and milk.   Children 5 and under free, 6 to 12 years $5.50, 13 and older $6.50, Seniors 60 and over $5.00 and military and first responders $5.00.  Sponsored by Aumsville Volunteer Firefighters Association.  Money raised will benefit volunteer firefighters activities, provide equipment and supplies and support the education scholarship program.  For further information please call 503-749-2894.

September 8th – Golf Classic
5th Annual Patriot Classic to Benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.  September 8th, at Spring Hill Golf Club.  8:30am Shotgun with lunch & awards at 1:30pm.  Individuals are $125 per person and includes lunch, drinks, green fees, cart, range balls and prizes.  Teams of 4 are $500.  Registration Deadline is August 23rd.  CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FORM.

Celebrate Grandparents Day–September 8th-Corvallis

Grace Center for Adult Day Services in Corvallis is excited to present an open house to the community in honor of Grandparents day.  The event will be held September 8th from 1 to 4.  This is a FREE community event
All ages welcome.  There will be Food, music, games, petting zoo, & more  980 NW Spruce Ave
Grace Center is located at 980 NW Spruce Ave in Corvallis.  Contact them at 541-754-8417 or visit
gracecenter-corvallis.org

Millersburg Celebration–September 14th
2nd Annual Millersburg Celebration presented by Amy Price, Principal Broker Coldwell Banker Valley Brokers and City of Millersburg
Saturday, Sept. 14th from noon to 9:00 pm at the Millersburg City Park
Free Admission & parking
In the morning a half marathon and 5k run/walk sponsored by SWS Manufacturing
Live music throughout the day with headliner Jackson Michelson, sponsored by Exact Home Properties and Oregon OMS.  Food carts, car show and lots of fun for the kiddos.
Bring your blanket or grab a chair and come out to Millersburg Saturday Sept 14th
For more information or how to get involved visit millersburgcelebration.com
Youth Pheasant Hunt–Sept 21 & 22-Monmouth

The Oregon Dept. of Fish & Wildlife is hosting the annual Youth Pheasant Hunt at E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area on September 21st & 22nd. The event is FREE for kids 17 and under. Youth 12-17 do need their $10 hunting license and $4 Game Bird validation; youth under 12 need to have their FREE license. All youth also need a hunter safety certificate (or number) and an accompanying adult. Volunteer dog handlers will be available for participants that want one.  Participants will receive breakfast, lunch, a hat, and t-shirt. They can also shoot clays (shells, clays, and instruction provided). Event sponsors will be raffling off a youth shotgun, and several other prizes. Over 370 pheasants will be released for the hunt (participants can harvest 2 roosters each).  Registration is limited to 75 kids per day. To register please call 541-745-5334 (The E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area Office).

Out of the Darkness Walk–September 28th -Ralston Park in Lebanon 

Suicide Prevention starts with everyday heroes like you. Join us on September 28th 2019 at Ralston Park in Lebanon at 9am as we walk to fight suicide and raise awareness about mental health. Be a part of the movement turning hope into action and create a culture that’s smart about mental health. Funds raised at the walk will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Register for the event or submit a donation at www.afsp.org/Lebanon. For more information or how to get involved contact Dave Butler at dbutler451@aol.com.

Horses of Hope, Party at the Pasture–Turner-October 5th
On Saturday October 5th, 2019 Horses of Hope will be holding our 1st  annual Party in the Pasture from 12pm-5pm.  This event serves to support our equine therapy programs and client scholarships in addition to improving community awareness about our programs and facility.
We are welcoming the community to come check out our facility, meet the therapy horses and play some fun games.  We will have carnival style games, face painting, food and much more. Admission is free.
Horses of Hope is a non-profit, community-based horse therapy facility located in Turner, Oregon. We improve the lives of people with physical, emotional and behavioral challenges by providing innovative, safe and rewarding equine assisted programs. We serve about 100 clients weekly, with a wide range of medical diagnoses.  The benefits they achieve through our individualized programs include improved health, independence and well-being.
 We subsidize all of our programs so that this life-changing therapy is accessible and affordable to everyone in the community who needs it. We also give scholarships to 35 percent of our clients, to remove financial obstacles for people with low incomes.
 To learn how you can make a difference in the lives of so many in our community, visit horsesofhopeoregon.org      

Soroptimist Walk for the Cause–October 5th

The 2019 Soroptimist Walk for the Cause registration for teams and individual walkers or runners is open at
sialbany.org/walk. The Presenting Sponsors for the 24th annual Walk are Samaritan Health Services and Fat Kid
Deals.
The 5K will set off with a 9 am program at the steps of the Linn County Courthouse, Saturday October 5. “Sleep
In” registration is also available for those who prefer to watch the 5K from the sidelines.
Over the last 23 years of the Walk, Soroptimist International of Albany has raised more than $800,000 for the
detection and treatment of breast cancer and to provide support services for other diseases affecting women.
Race Grand Marshals “The Faces of Cancer” will lead the Walk through downtown Albany and down the Dave
Clark Trail and Water Avenue.
Online pre-registration is $35 for adults, and includes a Walk shirt. Pre-registration ends on September 21st. Onsite
registration will begin at 8am on October 5, but does not guarantee a Walk shirt.
A silent auction, light refreshments, and vendor booths will fill the streets in front of City Hall before, during and
after the Walk. Vendor applications are available by emailing siofalbany@gmail.com.
For more information on the Walk, registration, and to make a donation or sponsor a team, visit
sialbany.org/walk/