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    Logos Players Presents "Proof"

    03/21/2019

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    Logos Players presents Pulitzer-prize winning play "Proof", opening Friday, March 29 at 7 pm. The show will be held on the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church stage at 1290 Thompson Road in Coos Bay. The show will run two weekends on Friday and Saturday nights at 7 pm, and Sunday matinees at 2 pm. There is complimentary childcare available in the nursery during every performance compliments of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. All seats are $10; tickets are available online atlogosplayers.eventbrite.com or by calling 541-267-2347 between 9–2pm.
    On the surface, "Proof" is a play about a mathematical proof and the attempt to prove its author's identity. But the real story is the personal interaction of the four characters in the show; they are authentic and relatable. "Proof" deals with depression, grief, loss, love, and humor. The witty and sometimes sarcastic humor woven throughout this dramedy helps make the show compelling and engaging, while not distracting from the real emotions felt by the characters. "Proof" is a play that will make you think, and you will be discussing it with your friends for days afterwards.
    Since its inception in 2009, Logos Players has donated proceeds from its productions to local non-profit organizations. Proceeds from "Proof" will support South Coast Family Harbor. South Coast Family Harbor (SCFH) is a child abuse and neglect prevention program. They work with at-risk families to strengthen, support and educate them so that their families can stay intact and not enter foster care. SCFH has a 98.5% success rate of keeping families together. The organization depends on fundraising and grants to continue serving families.  All services are available at no cost to the families. The organization provides free weekly respite, parenting classes and home visiting. Currently, the greatest areas of need are in the food pantry and baby closet – specifically baby hygiene items (shampoo, bath soap, etc.). Funds raised from "Proof" will be used for these services; donations for the food pantry and baby closet will be gladly accepted at every showing of "Proof".
    Enjoy an Old-Fashioned Spelling Bee on April 12th

    03/14/2019

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    Teams of top-flight spellers are busy as bees signing up to compete in the Coos Bay Public Library Foundation's seventh annual Adult Spelling Bee fundraiser. The event will be held at Black Market Gourmet, 495 Central Avenue, Coos Bay, on Friday, April 12th starting at 7 p.m.
    The fee to register a team of two to three spellers is $75. Team registration forms can be found online at here, and at the Coos Bay Public Library. The team registration fee includes a limited edition t-shirt for each team member, a dessert buffet and a chance to earn bragging rights. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. The deadline for team registration is March 29th.
    Spectator tickets are on sale now at the Coos Bay Public Library, Art Connection, Black Market Gourmet or from Library Foundation members. Each $25 spectator ticket includes a scrumptious dessert buffet, coffee and no-host bar and plenty of merriment, according to Foundation President Curt Benward. "It's amazing to see these teams tackle words I've never even heard before—and spell them correctly. And it's really a lot of fun." Teams that miss a word can buy their way back into the competition one time for amounts that vary depending on the round. "Everybody deserves a second chance," explains event moderator, Bob More. "And, besides, we can help the library with the money."
    Friends, families and those who just want to see how they measure up are encouraged to join the fun by cheering on their favorite team, joining the 50/50 raffle or purchasing raffle tickets for various bee-themed gift baskets. In between rounds, audience challenges for prizes and prestige will add to the festivities. For more information call 541-269-1101.
    LOCAL HEALTH EVENTS

    02/14/2019

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    Drug Take-Back Program: Drop off expired, unwanted, or unused prescription or over the counter medications and needles for safe disposal. Saturday, March 30, 10am-2pm at the Coos Bay Fire Station, located at 450 Elrod Ave, Coos Bay.
    Aging and People with Disabilities Outreach: Coos Bay Public Library is partnering with the Oregon Department of Human Services to provide Aging and People with Disabilities Outreach Days. This event will take place on Monday, March 25 from 12pm-3pm. During these three-hour sessions, members of the community who are age 65 or older, in addition to adults with disabilities, can drop-in to learn about or apply for Medicaid, Medicare copay programs, SNAP/food stamps, long-term care services, or to ask questions. These sessions are FREE, and no registration is required.
    Blood Drive by American Red Cross: Tuesday, March 26, 10am-3pm, at Ticor Title, 300 Anderson Ave, Coos Bay. To schedule an appointment contact Melinda Hasel, 541-269-5128, or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter sponsor code: Ticor Title. Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.
    Storytime with North Bend Police Chief K

    03/14/2019

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    Come to the North Bend Public Library for community helper storytime for children and families. Every Monday at 10:30am. Each 20-30 minute program will feature stories, songs, and fingerplays shared by North Bend Oregon Police Department Chief Kappelman. The North Bend Public Library is located at 1800 Sherman Ave, North Bend. For more information call 541-756-0400.
    AARP Driver Safety Classes

    03/21/2019

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    This course offers people an important opportunity to learn how to drive more efficiently and safely. The course contains up-to-date information about changes over time in ourselves, our vehicles, our roads, and our laws. The content of this course can help boost safety awareness, refresh and improve driving skills, minimize crash risk, increase confidence, prolong mobility, and maintain independence.
    Completion of this one-day, six-hour driving refresher course can yield discounted auto insurance premiums for individuals 55 and older.
    The course fee for AARP members is $15 or $20 for non-members, and is payable to AARP at the first class. Please bring your driver's license and AARP card if you are a member.
    Shorewood Retirement Community, 1451 Spruce Street & 15th, Florence - Thursday, March 21, 2018, from 10am-4:30pm.
    Friday April 12th, and the course will be held at Pacific View Sr. Living, 1000 6th Ave., West Bandon, Or 97411, Hours are from 9:00am to 4:00pm. To register, please call Norma Clemons, 541-254-4100.
    Tuesday April 16th, and the course will be held at Southwestern Oregon Community College, 1988 Newmark Avenue, Coos Bay, OR 97420, in the Hales Center/Empire Hall, Lakeview Room G. Hours are from 9:00am to 4:00pm. To register, please call Norma Clemons, 541-254-4100
    Tuesday April 18th, and the course will be held at Shorewood Retirement Apts., 1451 Spruce Street and 15th, Florence, Oregon. Hours are from 10:00am to 4:30pm. To register, please call Lane Community College, 541-997-8444.
    FREE "Beginning Gardening"

    03/21/2019

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    Please join us on Saturday, March 30th at 10 A.M. for a FREE "Beginning Gardening" class with Master Gardener Leslie Wirt. The class will be held at the Good Earth Community Garden located at 780 8th Court, SW, Bandon. If inclement weather, the class will be moved to the Bandon Community Youth Center located at 101 11th Street, SW in Bandon. For more information, please call 541-373-0910. We'll see you there!
    NBPL forming an Unbook Club

    03/21/2019

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    The first meeting of North Bend Public Library's "UnBook Club" will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 28, and will continue to meet on the 4th Thursday of the month. This a new book club catering to people who don't wish to be assigned a book to read.
    The concept of an unbook club has been around for several years. Instead of meeting to discuss the same book, each member will instead offer a review of a book he or she has recently read. This allows readers to hear about several books they might be interested in reading. The unbook club also frees members from having to finish an assigned book by a deadline.
    Attendees of North Bend Public Library's UnBook Club will be emailed a list of the book titles that were discussed.
    Spring Break Activities

    03/21/2019

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    Coquille:
    Milk-E-Way Feed Petting Zoo, on Sunday March 24 and Monday, March 35, 10am-4pm, at 54261 Fairview Rd, Coquille. Stop by to see all sorts of animals, get some cotton candy, take a photo in our photo area, and have lots of fun.
    Lower Umpqua Library - 395 Winchester Ave, Reedport. All programs start at 1:00pm:
    Tues, March 26: S.T.E.M. Jelly Bean Towers with a special class on "Flippin Stix"
    Wed, March 27: Movie Viewing about the Greatest Show on Earth, popcorn and soda provided.
    Thurs, March 28: Bingo & Root Beer Floats.
    Fri, March 29: Grass Pets.
    Coos Bay Public Library, 525 Anderson Ave:
    YouTube Art Camp For Kids, Monday, March 25th through Friday, March 29, 2:00pm-3:00pm in the Myrtlewood Room. There are 11 seats remaining. Allowed Ages: 7 to 12
    At YouTube Art Camp, we will use YouTube tutorials to discover and develop your student's creative skills! Each day we will focus on a different medium or technique. Register for the whole week, or just one day-- whatever fits your schedule. Contact Bekah Westmark at rwestmark@coosbaylibrary.org, or 541-269-1101 ext236.
    Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon:
    Friday, March 22, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Middle School Late Night to kick-off Spring Break! Current members in 5th-7th grade are invited to make personal pizzas, compete in minute-to-win-it games and throw some dodgeballs in the gym. Sign-up by Thursday, May 21st COB at the main office. $5/member. For details call 541-267-3635'
    Growing Your Own Food in Florence

    03/21/2019

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    Saturday March 23, at 1pm-3pm at the Florence-Food Share, located at 2190 Spruce St, Florence.
    Garden Coordinator, Bart Mealer, will lead an interactive workshop focused on Growing Your Own Food. This event is free and open to the public.
    Growing Your Own Food will provide proven, practical advice for gardeners at all experience levels. This free class will demonstrate the wide variety of vegetables that can be grown in the coastal Siuslaw climate. Tours of the Florence Food Share Garden will be included. This production garden grows just under 10,000 pounds of fresh produce each year to supply the emergency food pantry.
    For more info, visit: https://www.rivercal.org/events/growing-your-own-food-learning-to-garden-in-florence
    Logos Players Production

    03/21/2019

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    PROOF a play by David Auburn. March 29 & 30, April 5 & 6 at 7:00pm - $10. March 31 & April 7, matinee 2:00pm - $10. Tickets at www.eventbrite.com
    or call 541-267-2347. Proceeds to benefit South Coast Family Harbor. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1290 Thompson Rd, CB.
    Drop-In Computer Labs

    02/21/2019

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    Coos Bay Public Library will be offering FREE Drop-in Computer Labs for users with general questions about computers and devices. The next labs will be on Friday, March 29 from 2pm-4pm; Monday, April 8 from 2pm-4pm and Friday, April 26 from 12pm-2pm in the Coos Bay Library's Cedar Room.
    Labs are for computer owners who have general computing questions. These labs are open to questions regarding apple devices, windows devices, eBook questions, smartphones, and other mobile gadgets. Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring their own laptops or mobile devices, but a couple additional laptops will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be no formal lecture, but we will be here to answer your questions!
    Please call (541) 269-1101 for further information on this program. These labs are FREE of charge and registration is not required.
    Southwestern hosts Executech Technology Conference for Businesses and IT Professionals

    02/28/2019

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    Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College and Exeutech are co-hosting a Technology Conference. Get answers to your essential Information Technology (IT) questions on topics like cloud storage, cybersecurity, and more!
    Exeutech Technology Conference, Friday - March 22, 2019, 8am–1pm at Southwestern Oregon Community College, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Empire Hall – Lakeview Rooms E, F, G.
    Cost is $25 per attendee. Seating is limited. Breakfast and lunch provided. Register at www.bit.ly/soccIT
    Participants select from two separate tracks that run concurrently:
    Business Professionals Track: Includes topics like "Business IT Basics"; "What is the Cloud, how can my business use it"; and "Technology planning for the future". This session is designed for business owners and managers to help you get up to speed on technology issues for businesses large and small.
    IT Professionals Track: Include topics like "Cloud & Azure"; "Endpoint & Network Security"; and "Cybersecurity: Managed Detection & Response". This session is designed for people already working as an IT professional. Take it to the next level!
    Thank you to participating sponsors and speakers: CampusGuard, Exeutech, Secuvant, Sophos, and Southwestern Oregon Community College.
    For more information contact Mike Green at Exeutech (mike@exeutech.com) or Piper Lisseveld, Computer Information Systems Instructor at Southwestern Oregon Community College (Piper.Lisseveld@socc.edu).
    US Coast Guard Auxiliary offers a Boating Class for the Family

    02/28/2019

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    The US Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an 8 hour boating safety education course on Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Charleston. The course covers the basics of boating safety, required equipment, rules of the road, and Oregon boating laws. Recommendations are also offered for safe boating in our local waters. A test at the end of the course will qualify boaters for their Boater Education Card, under the Oregon Mandatory Boater Education Program. The Boater Education Card is required for all motorboat operators of all ages for boats over ten horsepower. Additional provisions apply to youths. The Class is taught by certified US Coast Guard Auxiliary and Oregon State Marine Board instructors. The cost of the course and materials is $15.
    Pre-registration is required. For this class only, one accompanying family member is free.
    To register for the class, please call (541) 267-6152.
    Free Dance Class Offered in North Bend – Traditional Dance Lessons

    01/10/2019

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    The South Coast Folk Society is offering a free traditional dance class every Monday evening in North Bend from 7-9PM. All are welcome to experience the joy of dancing to traditional music from around the world. This is a new class for all levels, and it's free. Volunteers from the Folk Society Orchestra will be there playing live music every week. Traditional dances are appropriate for beginners and experienced dancers alike.
    This public class meets every Monday for two hours at the North Bend Housing Authority community activity room. It starts at 7:00PM. Singles, couples and families can all enjoy this casual friendly social gathering. Drop-ins are also encouraged to attend. Every session is new, a fresh start, and all the dances are taught. Registration is not required. The Housing Authority is located at 1700 Monroe Street in North Bend, just three blocks west of the library on Connecticut Avenue.
    All ages can have fun dancing to live music played by talented local musicians. The emphasis will be on traditional dances from America, Europe, and around the world. These include circles, line dances, set dances, folk, and ballroom dances. New musicians are invited to join the band.
    For more information email southcoastfolksociety@gmail.com or call Paul at 541-404-8267.
    Bingo

    07/05/2018

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    Every Wed 3:30p Quarter, 6p Regular Bingo, CB Senior Citizen Center, 4th & Ingersol, CB. 541-269-2626
    NB Senior Center BINGO:

    04/26/2018

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    Fri nights doors open 4:30p, warm-up start 6p. Sat doors open 12p, bingo starts 1p. 1470 Airport Ln, NB. 541-756-7622
    Bay Area Seniors Computer Club:

    04/26/2018

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    Regular meetings 1st & 3rd Fri each month. Held at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1290 Thompson Rd, CB. Refreshments, Visiting & Help Station. 9:15a-9:45a. Presentation 9:45a-11a Program. Info: 541-269-7396
    Second Sundays at the Coos History Museum: Family Fun Day!

    11/01/2018

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    Come, hang out, explore!
    Every 2nd Sunday of the month, the Coos History Museum will have free admission, and hands on activities for children and those young at heart. Bring the whole family in to check out our exhibits and have fun with each month's activities.
    All children must be supervised by an adult.
    Open Tues-Sun 10am-5pm. 1210 N Front Street, Coos Bay. Call 541-756-6320 for details or visit cooshistory.org
    Free Tour at Oregon Coast Historical Railway

    07/05/2018

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    Located at 766 S. First St (Across from McDonald's on HWY 101 N)
    Open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9am-3pm. Admission is free. Display includes steam and diesel engines, two vintage cabooses and other equipment that can be boarded. Ring the bells! The museum features photos, equipment and artifacts of railroading and logging industries, as well as a toy train layout for youngsters. Like them on Facebook
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Ad Rates - Classified

CLASSIFIED ADS! - Rates are subject to change without notice . Up to 20 word ad $12.00*. Add 50¢ per word after 20 words. Ad is a paid ad when: ~ Any ad over 15 words. ~ Additional ads to the 5 free allowed per household in one week. ~ Businesses, Home/Farm businesses, plants, rentals, services, daycare, etc. ~ Wanted: Business, investments, jobs, real estate, items to repair for resale, recyclable - including scrap or items to scrap, roommates, antique, vintage, or collectible items, firearms or animals. ~ Personals, announcements, clubs, organizations, nonprofits (ask your salesperson for nonprofit discount), products, estate sales, flea markets, bazaars, business opportunities. ~ Some animals: Animal breeders regardless of animals selling price, livestock regardless of price, pets priced at $100 or more, animal ads without a price. ~ Wood: Firewood, all wood & wood products. ~ Building materials priced at more than $100. ~ Antiques, collections or vintage items listed with out a price, or worth $100 or more. ~ Entertainment: Timeshares, gift certificates, theater/show tickets, fundraisers, etc. ~ Ads running 5 times for the same type of item (example: 5 different autos, 5 different pieces of furniture, etc) for the same household - future related items will not qualify for free ads. ~Any ad with a web address in the ad *$12 fee Expires 4/30/19

Ad Rates - Free Ads

FREE ADS! Rates Subject to change without advance notice. 15 word ads for private parties are free: You may send up to five free ads per household per week for qualifying items to be placed in the South Coast Shopper's printed paper and online. Accepted Shopper Abbreviations can help you shorten your ad, listed here. Is this ad timely?** ~ $2 per ad, paid on Monday or Tuesday by noon, guarantees timely placement for classified ads in the upcoming issue. ~ Save Money with the Early Placement Discount: $1 per ad if paid on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday by 5pm, also guarantees timely placement for classified ads in the upcoming issue. We determine if your ad is a free or regular ad. *Like a Garage Sale, sporting items before hunting season, young puppies, etc.

Ad Rates - Photo Ads

PHOTO ADS! Rates Subject to change without advance notice. Free Ad Photo Special (for private parties): You may add a photo of your item to your free ad for only $5! (Advertised item must meet all free ad guidelines) Power Photo ad: You get a photo of your item, a large capitalized bold headline and up to 20 words for $19 per week, there is a $5 set up fee the first week. Additional words are 70¢ each.

Ad Rates - Other Extras

OTHER EXTRAS: Rates Subject to change without advance notice. Extra Large Bold Headline $3 Ad Centered $3 Extra Large Bold Headline & Centered Ad $5 Box around your ad $4 Color Print in your ad $4 Box Around & Color Print In $6 Power Ad: Extra Large Bold Headline, Centered and Box only $7 Power Theme Box: Theme Box, Centered and Bold Headline $10 Call or Submit Form before noon Tuesday to guarantee your free classified ads. To pay with your credit card, include the credit card number and the dollar amount for the ad. Note: There is a $4 minimum amount for credit card purchases. Call or Submit Form before noon Tuesday, or go to your salesperson's submit form, to place a $12.00* ad or any ad with other extras. (*$12 until 4/30/19. Reg rate $14.)

Ad Rates - Garage Sales

- Private Party*: Address, Day, Time: Free - Private Party needing more detail: Address, Day, Time + 7 words: $8 - Businesses, Flea Markets, Craft Sales, Estate Sales, Private Party needing additional words: Address, Day, Time +17 words: $12* - Additional words over 17: $.50/ea. *$12 Fee Expires 4/30/19

Bandon

101 Marketplace of Bandon ACE Hardware Highway Deli Mart Fast Mart Golder’s Bandon NAPA Auto Parts Laurel Grove Store LydiAnna’s Laundromat McKay’s Market Minute Café Ray’s Food Place Southern Coos Gen. Hosp. The Station Restaurant Wilson’s Market

Brookings/Harbor

Chevron Food Mart Circle K Dairy Queen McDonalds Rite Aid Sportshaven Restaurant The Hungry Clam Wild River Pizza

Coos Bay

7-Eleven Abby’s Legendary Pizza Angelina’s Mexican Restaurant Bay Area Hospital Bay Clinic Bayshore Chevron Bayway Market Bi-Mart Builders First Source Chevron Station/Car Wash Coos Bay Liquor Store Coos Bay Senior Center Englewood Market Fast Mart Farr’s True Value Hardware Fred Meyer Green Lightning Laundry Knecht’s Auto Parts Les Schwab Tire Center McDonald’s McKay’s Market Mini Pet Mart Napa Auto Parts Newmark Center North Bend Medical Center Safeway Salvation Army Thrift Store Shake ‘N’ Burger South Coast Shopper StockPot Restaurant Subway Tioga Lobby T.N.T. Market VP Racing Wendy’s CHARLESTON/EMPIRE 7-Eleven Barview Market BEEZ Smoke Shop Dairy Queen Davy Jones’ Locker Grocery Empire Mercantile General Store Grocery Outlet Lighthouse Market McKay’s Market Post Office Sunset Market William’s Bakery Outlet Store

Coquille

Carquest Truck & Auto Supply Colonial Mexican Restaurant Coos County Courthouse Coquille Broiler Coquille Liquor Store Coquille Produce Coquille Smoke Shop Coquille Supply Inc Coquille Valley Hospital Denny’s Pizza Devil’s Kitchen Fast Mart Frazier’s Bakery Highway Deli Mart McKay’s Market Milk-e-Way Feed & Trucking Oregon DMV Safeway Whoozit’s Whatsits

Drain

CG Market & Reel Pizza IGA Market Rose Garden

Elkton

Arlene’s Café General Store

Florence

37 Street Coin Laundry 7-Eleven A & W Drive In Abhi’s One Stop Market Bi-Mart Clawson’s Wheelhouse Restaurant Clea Wox Market Dairy Queen Fred Meyer St Vincent De Paul Stop ‘N’ Shop Twin Lakes Store

Gardiner

Gold Beach

Honey Bear Resort Indian Creek Cafe McKay’s Market NAPA Auto Parts Nesika Beach Market Wedderburn Store AGNESS: Cougar Lane Store

Hauser

Wagon Wheel Grocery

Lakeside

American Classics Diner City of Lakeside Hennick’s Lakeside Hardware McKay’s Market T’Ree Acres Wagon Wheel Grocery

Langlois

Langlois Store

Mapleton

Gingerbread Village Restaurant Mapleton Store

Myrtle Point

Ace Hardware Fast Mart Highway Deli Mart Kozy Kitchen McKay’s Market Myrtle Grove Naturals Myrtle Point Liquor Store The Feed Store

North Bend

7-Eleven A-1 Smoke Shop AMB Thrift Store American Home Furnishings Ashworth’s Market Bailey’s Health Food Store Bi-Mart Bungelow Market Chevron Station & Mart Coastal Highways Dishners Café Gino’s Pizza Glasgow Store Humboldt Club Kozy Kitchen Les Schwab Tire Center Lillie Family Market McDonald’s Fast Food Mom’s Kitchen Nex Dor and More North Bend Liquor Store North Bend Senior Center Pancake Mill Restaurant Perry’s Electric & Plumbing Pony Village Mall Quik E Mart Rite Aid Safeway Shell Gas Station & Mart South Coast Hospice Thrift Store Tai’s Dynasty Top Dog Coffee Umpqua Bank Vinnie’s Burgers Yeong’s Place

Port Orford

Circle K Ray’s Food Place TJ’s Coffee House

Powers

Cruiser Cafe Power’s Market Power’s Tavern AGNESS: Cougar Lane Store

Reedsport

7-Eleven Dairy Queen Don’s Diner & Ice Cream Parlor McDonald’s Fast Food McKay’s Market Recreation Station Safeway SMITH RIVER: Smith River Market

Remote

Bridge Store

Scottsburg

Riverbanks Speedy Mart

Wells Creek

Riverbanks Speedy Mart ELKTON Arlene’s Café General Store

Winchester Bay

Bedrock’s on the Bay Oregon Coast RV Resort Stockade Market & Tackle Shop Winchester Market Winchester Post Office

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Accepted Shopper Abbreviations  For consistency & clarity in the South Coast Shopper we use a set of standard classified ad abbreviations. They are listed here to help advertisers in writing their ads and readers in understanding the ads. (There is a fee for NOT abbreviating classified ads because our rates are based on these abbreviations)  UPDATE! We use abbreviations to save space in the paper, saving cost, that we pass on to our advertisers with lower classified rates than comparable papers across the Nation. A new way of naming products has developed that make product names unnecessarily longer. We will list these names in the traditional way to continue to save space in the paper, saving cost that we can continue to pass on to our advertisers. Examples: Ranger XLT by Ford would be abbreviated to: Ford Ranger XLT OceanRunner Rainbow Series by WildSeas would be abbreviated to: WildSeas Rainbow OceanRunner In the body of an ad always use numerals. Example: Newer 3bdr home. At the beginning of an ad spell out short numbers. (Example: Three bdr home.) As always, if you do not want your ad abbreviate we can use the longer version for $2. Miscellaneous: These apply to all classifications $ each — $/ea $ or trade — $/trade and — & approximately — approx best offer — b/o brand new — new board foot — bf #carat (gem stones) — #c (gem stones) CD or CD player — cd condition — cond excellent — exc electric — elec evenings — eves # of feet — #’ good — gd great — grt heavy duty — h/d home (after phone #) — home (after phone #) hours — hrs inches — #” #karat (gold) — #k (gold) large — lrg liner foot — lf make offer — m/o medium — med message — msg microwave — micro new in box — new or best offer — obo pints — pts plus — + possible — poss pounds — #lbs quarts — qts small — sm size — sz square foot — sf standard — std tongue & groove — t&g weekends — wknds wanted — want work (after phone #) — wk you haul — uhaul you move — umove Autos, Trucks, 4x4’s, Heavy Equip, Auto Misc. 2 wheel drive — 2wd 4 wheel drive or 4wd — 4x4 air conditioner or a/c — air all power options — all pwr all options — all opts all power — all pwr all terrain (tires) — AT all wheel drive — awd automatic — auto cassette — cass carburetor — carb CB or CB radio — cb CD or CD player — cd Chev, Chevrolet — Chevy Club cab — c-cab Cruise control — cc cubic inch — ci # cylinders — #cyl distribution (hitch) — dist # doors — #dr double — dbl engine — eng extended cab — x-cab extra cab — x-cab hatchback — h/b # horse power — #hp # horse — #hp # of hours — #hrs hydraulic — hyd International — Internat’l interior — int king cab — k-cab Limited Edition — Ltd Ed liter — ltr long bed — lb long wide box — lwb mag wheels — mags mud terrain (tires) — MT ##,000 miles — ##k miles — mi motorcycle — cycle motorhome — mh mount or mounted — mnt or mtd options — opts original — orig over drive — o/d # passengers — #pass pickup (if needed) — pu # pounds — #lbs power — pwr power brakes — pb power door locks — pdl power steering — ps power windows — pw power take off — pto quad cab — quad rebuilt — rblt short bed — sb # speed — #spd station wagon — sta wag or wagon T-Tops — t-tops take over payments — t.o.p. Thunderbird — T-Bird tilt steering wheel — tilt Ton, ton, 1 ton, ¾ ton, etc — t, t, 1t, ¾t, etc trailer — trlr transmission/tranny — trans weight (hitch) — wt wheels — whls NOTE: John Deere the company uses J.D. themselves, so “John Deere” and “J.D.” are acceptable RV’s, ATV’s/CYCLES, BOATS awning — awn fifth wheel — 5th whl fully self contained — fsc generator — gen motorhome — mh self contained — sc wheels — whls 4 wheeler — 4whlr, 3whlr four wheeler — 4whlr, 3whlr Harley Davidson — Harley HD — Harley aluminum — alum electric — elec Evinrude — Evin galvanized — galv # horse power — #hp # horse — #hp inboard — i/b inboard/outboard — i/o long shaft — ls Mercury (boats only) — Merc outboard — o/b outdrive — o/d short shaft — ss Animals # months old — #mos # years old — #yrs puppies — pups spayed — spay neutered — neut female — fm male — m up to date — utd Appliances/Furniture box spring — box California — Cal capacity — cap entertainment — ent queen — qu refrigerator — fridge wooden — wood Electronics Gigabyte — gb Gigahertz — ghz Hewlett-Packard — HP high definition — hd high def — hd high def tv — hdtv Mega bytes — mb Megapixels — mp Nintendo — Nin Play Station — PS Play Station 2 — PS2 Play Station 3 — PS3 Play Station 4 — PS4 TV — tv VCR — vcr Windows 98 — Win98 Xbox 360 — Xbox360 Xbox One — XboxOne Employment experienced — exp’d hour — hr Full Time — F/T Part Time — P/T references — ref’s required — req’d week — wk year — yr Garage Sales Time example: — 8a-5p Days — Fri-Sun Dates (if needed) — 3rd-4th Highway — Hwy Roads — Rd, Ave, Blvd, St, etc… Multiple — Multi Real Estate, Mobiles, Rentals $00 per month — $00/mo $00 deposit — $00/dep # bathrooms — #ba # bedrooms — #bdr apartment — apt double — dbl double wide — dbl for sale by owner — FSBO manufactured — mfg mobilehome — mobile no drugs — n/d no pets — n/p no smoking — n/s owner may carry — omc owner will carry — owc single wide — single take over payments — t.o.p. washer/dryer hook-ups — w/d hk-ups water/sewer/garbage paid — w/s/g pd Sporting Goods Ammunition — Ammo Bicycle — Bike Camouflage — Camo magnum — mag mountain — mtn Remmington — Rem Winchester — Win Cities Bandon — bd Brookings/Harbor — b/h Charleston — charl Coos Bay — cb Coquille — cq Crescent City, CA — cc Drain/Elkton/Scottsburg — hwy38 Florence — fl Gardiner — gar Gold Beach — gb Hauser — hau Langlois — lg Lakeside — lksd Mapleton — ma Myrtle Point — mp North Bend — nb Port Orford — po Powers — pw Roseburg — rsbg Reedsport — rdspt Remote — rm Winchester Bay — wb NOTE On Cities: At the end of the phone number designating which general area the ad is from, the abbreviation will be lower case. In the body of an ad when the city is needed it will still be abbreviated, but it will be in caps. Some categories are now separated by location.

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DeEsta Kuehn

Classified Sales & Classified Manager

DeEsta Kuehn 22 years in the community, 20 years as a sales agent, and 19 years as the Classified Department Manager for The South Coast Shopper.

541-269-0310

deesta@scod.com

Katrina Smith

Classified Sales

Katrina Smith, a Coos County native, 2 years as a sales agent for the South Coast Shopper.

541-269-0310

katrina@scod.com

Amanda Palmer

Display Advertising Sales

Amanda has resided 10 years in the community, with 6 years sales and marketing experience.

541-269-0310

Amanda@scod.com

Sharon Ballard

Display Advertising Sales

Sharon has been a southern Oregon coast resident for 3 years with 20 years of experience in sales and marketing.

541-269-0310

sharon@scod.com

Britney Gordon

Office Manager & Bookkeeper

Britney Gordon, is a Coos County native, 1 year as Co-Office Manager, 10 years as Office Secretary for The South Coast Shopper, and has been Assistant Manager for the Classified Department for 3 years.

541-269-0310

hr@scod.com