The Second (Indianhead) Division Association; for anyone who served in the Second Infantry Division at any time; Aug. 23-26, Reno, Nev.; for information or to register, contact Bob Haynes, 224-225-1202 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.2ida.org.
USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12/SSN-762 reunion; Sept. 12-16; Holiday Inn Portland Airport; for registration information, contact Allen R. Hope, president, 3828 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, Ind., 46815-4505, 260-486-2221 (8 a.m.-5 p.m. EST) or email@example.com .
Madras High School Class of 1972 will hold a reunion Sept. 15; free; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Juniper Hills Park, East Ashwood Road and Northeast Bean Drive, Madras; contact 541-410-4602, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Tamara Hill, of Bend, received a doctoral degree in law from University of Chicago Law School. Hill is a 1999 graduate of Bend High School and the daughter of Gary and Debbie Hill, of Bend.
Kathren Tyler, of Junior Girl Scout Troop 50054 of Bend, was recognized by the Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington with the Bronze Award for her project of planting and maintaining a vegetable garden at a senior foster care home. Tyler is now a member of Cadette Girl Scouts Troop 50767 of Bend and will be attending High Desert Middle School. She is the daughter of Robert and Louise Tyler, of Bend.
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Teen feats: Kids recognized recently for academic achievements or for participation in clubs, choirs or volunteer groups. (Please submit a photo.)
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