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Welcome to the Oceana Natural Food Cooperative Newsletter for August 2017.

Store News

Friday Food Demos — Picnics and cooking outside!

  • August 4: Field Roast smoked apple sage sausage and Yves Good Dogs – both meatless! Served with member sale priced condiments.
  • August 11: Little Northern Bakehouse gluten-free bread with Crofter’s cherry or wild blueberry spread and Earth Balance coconut peanut butter.
  • August 18: Lundberg wild rice blend side dish with mushrooms, bell peppers, and spinach
  • August 25: Peanut butter granola – fresh from the oven! Made with Woodstock peanut butter.

Notes from the July Board of Directors meeting:

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Rhonda Fry, Manager

Maria Sause, President

Will Ogren, Board Member

Delano Sanders, Board Member

UPCOMING BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION:

Saturday, August 5, from 1 to 4 p.m.  Kristy will make a poster for it.  Kristy, please e-mail us when you will be back.  Rhonda will write a press release for the News Times and News Lincoln County.

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING:

Our annual membership potluck meeting will be on Saturday, November 4, beginning at 6:00 P.M.

OUR BOOKKEEPER JIM MCILWAIN HAD AN ACCIDENT:

Jim fell at the Post Office and sustained a head injury.  He was hospitalized, and is now recovering at home.  Rhonda, Renee, Nicole, and Corey have been sharing his work load, learning a lot in the process.

Take good care of yourself, Jim!  We all want you back and wish you a full recovery! - (As of 7-27, Jim is slowly returning to work. Welcome back!

CHECK FOR ACCIDENT-RELATED EXPENSES FROM THE INSURANCE COMPANY ARRIVED:

We recovered truck rental and towing expenses in addition to damages, and didn’t lose any money on this incident, which occured on February 28. The truck had a head-on collision with another vehicle, the driver of which had fallen asleep.  The truck went off into an embankment.  The driver was not hurt.  Two other people were taken to hospital.  Both recovered.

REPAIRS:

A 3-door freezer is down, needing a new compressor. Fixed 7/21.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:30 p.m.

Oceana Board of Directors Meeting - August 16th at 4:30 p.m.

Any current Oceana members are asked to join the board meeting to show your support for our unique and valuable store. Meetings are every third Wednesday of the month at 4:30. Come join the discussions and share your ideas!

All co-op members are welcome to attend! We are always looking for new Board Members.

Volunteers needed:

Wednesday grocery order — We need volunteers to help us check in, price and stock our weekly grocery delivery every Wednesday from around 1:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. Volunteer for 4 hours a month and earn a 5% discount the following month. Volunteer for 8 or more hours a month and earn a 10% discount the following month. (note: Discounts do not apply to special orders.)

We are looking for someone willing to take a couple of hours a day, a couple of days a month to sign up and renew members. If you are interested, contact Rhonda during the week.

Check out our daily menu at our website: www.oceanafoods.org

Oceana has an empty refrigerated delivery truck which goes to Eugene from Newport every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Contact us if you need anything shipped to Eugene, Florence, as far as North Bend, Corvallis, Salem or Lincoln City.

Please don't forget to check to see if your membership is up to date.

MEMBER SALES — August 2017

Be sure to show your member card at the register to get these prices.

Sales effective from July 29 through September 1.

Last day to special order at sale prices is August 27.

Refrigerated

Reg                  Sale

Chia Pod, Vanilla

3.49                2.49

Bread

Reg                  Sale

Little Northern Bakehouse GF Bread

6.69                4.69

Grocery

Reg                  Sale

Alter Eco OG Chocolate bars

3.99                2.99

Annie’s Seaweed Snacks, Sesame

2.29                1.69

Annie’s Seaweed Snacks, Wasabi

2.29                1.69

Annie’s Cheddar Squares Crackers

4.99                3.99

Annie’s Strawberry Fruit Tape

5.99                3.99

Annie’s Cocoa Bunnies Cereal

5.99                4.99

Annie’s Snack Mix, Traditional

5.99                4.99

Annie’s Snack Mix, Cheddar

5.99                4.99

Annie’s BBQ Sauce

4.99                3.99

Annie’s Ketchup

4.69                3.69

Bobo’s Bars, 4 varieties

2.99                 2.29

Cascadian Farm Oats & Honey Granola

4.99                3.99

Cascadian Farm Cherry Almond Quinoa Granola

4.99                3.99

Crofter’s Morello Cherry Spread

4.99                2.99

Crofter’s Wild Blueberry Spread

4.99                2.99

Dr. in the Kitchen Flackers

5.99                3.99

Drew’s Dressing, Chipotle Ranch

3.99                2.99

Drew’s Dressing, Buttermilk Ranch

3.99               2.99

Drew’s Dressing, Classic Italian

3.99               2.99

Earth Balance Peanut Butter

5.99               3.99

Earth Balance Coconut Peanut Butter

5.99               3.99

Fantastic Falafel Mix

3.99               2.99

Kettle Krinkle Cut Potato Chips, 13 oz.

5.99               3.99

Kinnikinnick S’Morables Crackers, GF

5.59               3.99

Lundberg Wild Blend Rice, 1 lb.

4.99               3.99

Maranatha Peanut Butter, Crunchy, 16 oz.

6.99               4.99

Maranatha Peanut Butter, Creamy, 16 oz.

6.99               4.99

Mi-Del Gingersnaps

4.99               3.99

Nature’s Path Corn Flakes, 26.4 oz. bag

9.97               6.97

Nature’s Path Mesa Sunrise, 26.4 oz. bag

9.97               6.97

Santa Cruz Apple Sauce Cups, 6 pack

4.99               3.99

Santa Cruz Mango Lemonade

2.99               1.99

Santa Cruz Strawberry Lemonade

2.99               1.99

Santa Cruz Lemonade

2.99               1.99

Sesmark Brown Rice Thins

3.89               2.89

Sesmark Sesame Rice Thins

3.89               2.89

Simple Mills Farmhouse Cheddar Crackers

5.99               3.99

Simple Mills Almond Crackers, Salt

5.99               3.99

Wild Planet Skinless Boneless Sardines

3.99               2.99

Woodstock OG Peanut Butter, Crunchy and Smooth, 35 oz.

12.99              9.99

Health and Beauty

Reg                  Sale

Desert Essence Dental Tape

4.19               2.99

Fuch’s Natural Bristle Toothbrush

4.49               2.99

Thayer’s Astringent

11.59                8.59

Supplements

Reg                  Sale

Hyland’s Calm n’ Restful 4 Kids

10.69               8.69

Ordering Deadlines for August

All UNFI special orders should be turned in by end of business Sunday, for pick up the following Wednesday.

Azure Standard – August 4

Glory Bee – August 11, 25

Threshold, Jarrow – August 7

Now, Nature’s Plus - August 14

Nutraceutical – August 21

Any comments or suggestions are welcome at corey@oceanafoods.org.

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Hot Bar:
M-F 11AM-2PM

Hot soup and baked goods daily!