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.

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

Benton County Public Safety Chili Cook-off-September 8th-Philomath

The Public Safety Chili Cook-off has been cooking chili and benefiting our community for over 18 years.  Local Law Enforcement Agencies, Fire Departments, Restaurants, Non-profits, and local businesses volunteer to cook chili that is judged by volunteer judges and event attendees at the  Philomath Rodeo and Frolic Grounds, 502 S. 13th Street in Philomath

3PM to 7PM

Cost:  $5.00 for adults includes chili tasting.

The event will include over 20 chili-cooking teams, two food trucks, Block-15 beer garden, local wines and meads, and live music featuring Scruggs and the Steelbenders!
There will also be an interactive Public Safety Exposition with Police Vehicles, Fire Equipment, National Guard Climbing Wall, and K-9 Demonstrations from several agencies.
This year’s proceeds will go to support the ABC House Child Abuse Intervention Center, the Benton County Sheriff’s Foundation, the Philomath Police Foundation, the Benton County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse.

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

Baby Bump Bash–Lebanon–September 20th

Growing Family Birth Center is celebrating its Baby Bump Bash by having a open house with vendors.  Come get to know our staff and meet others in our Growing Family community.There will be games, light snacks, prizes, and tours of the facility. Bring your whole family!Happening September 20th from 2-7pm.We are located at 701 N. 5th Street B-1010, Lebanon, OR 97355.  Phone number 541-259-2500

 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).

Lunafest-Corvallis-September 22nd.

Samaritan Internal Medicine Clinic in Corvallis is Sponsoring an event to raise awareness and funds for the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Cancer Care. Samaritan Cancer Program provides resources for those touched by cancer from the Foothills of the Cascades to the Oregon Coast. LUNAFEST” which is a traveling film festival celebrating short films by, for and about women. It will be held at the La Sells Stewart Center here in Corvallis on Sunday
September 22, 2019. Doors open at 3:00 PM.

The event will include 8 short films, Desserts, Local Entertainment, Vendors and a Silent Auction. We have reached out to our Community and Friends to donate items for the Silent Auction. Some of the services that the Samaritan Cancer program provides include:
Hair Loss Solutions: Wigs, Hats and Scarves are provided Free to patients along with instructions on how to wear them.
Cook For Cancer: Free Meal Delivery for individuals and families undergoing cancer treatment.
Swedish Massage Therapy: Massage for relaxation and stress reduction.
Project H.E.R. Breast Cancer Mentorships: Pairs newly diagnosed patients with a mentor who has been through similar diagnosis, as well as the process of treatment and recovery.
Information about this fundraiser and Tickets can be found at the following website: www.samhealth.org/lunafest

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.

Parenting/Caregiver classes-Albany-beginning September 30th
The parent/child classes  are offered through Greater Albany Public Schools in partnership with Linn Benton Community College.
These classes are for children ages 0-5 years old and are help once a week, our goal is to teach parents about early learning literacy where we have a different topic each week, and we provide a light snack and transportation for those that need it. We also give each child a free book to every class that they attend along with other great incentives.
To register they can contact LBCC Family Connections at 541-917-4884

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/

Job Fair-Albany-October 2nd

Albany Job Fair will be held on Wednesday Oct 2nd at The Holiday Inn Express & Conference Center in Latham at 400 Old Loudon Road (just off the Northway at Exit 7). Admission is Free. The Albany Job Fair features over 50 Recruiters hiring on site and free career seminars. Find everything you need to get working, grow your career or start your own business! For more details and free tickets: go to www.AlbanyJobFair.com  The Albany Job Fair is open to the public from 9am to 4pm. The Albany Job Fair is sponsored Albany Broadcasting and SEO Web Mechanics.

Friends of Felines Auction–October 5th

Salem Friends of Felines, a non-profit/no-kill cat shelter, is holding their 14th annual fundraising auction to raise awareness and support on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 5:00pm ’til 8:00pm at the Oregon State Fairgrounds Cascade Hall. Your ticket includes a light dinner, adult beverages & soft drinks, live music and a great time, plus you’re supporting the kitties.  This is a 21 & over event. Tickets are $40 per person and are available on the Salem Friends of Felines’ website www.sfof.org . You can also purchase your ticket at the Salem Friends of Felines’ shelter at 980 Commercial St, Salem Oregon and at the door the night of the event for $45 each. Salem Friends of Felines was founded in 2004.   Its mission is to provide shelter services to homeless cats in Marion & Polk counties in order to reduce cat homelessness. The organization has placed almost 15,000 kitties into loving homes!   SFOF also issues low-cost spay/neuter certificates at their shelter to help the community. Proceeds from this event are also used to cover costly medical care for ill and injured cats.