Clubs

ACCORDION CLUB: The Medford Accordion Club meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the Veterans Affairs Domiciliary, Building 239 Lower West, Highway 62, White City. Accordion players and fans of the instrument are invited to meet for fun and music. Call 770-8048.

ADOPTION: Rogue Valley Adoptive Families meets monthly, providing support, education and multicultural experiences for families involved in adoption. For details, call 535-8065 or 471-3608.

ADOPTION: The Circle, for birth parents, adoptees, adoptive parents and anyone affected by adoption, meets 7:30-9:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Smullin Center in Medford. Call 482-5554 or 488-2268.

AGILITY CLUB: The Rogue Canine Agility Club meets every Thursday evening for classes, and the second Monday of each month for club meeting. For details, call 776-3825, 772-4452 or 779-3396.

AIR FORCE SERGEANTS: The Air Force Sergeants Association meets the third Saturday of the month. Call 582-2961.

AIRPLANE CLUB: The Rogue Eagles Radio Controlled Airplane Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Lions Sight and Hearing Center, 228 N. Holly St. in Medford. Call 858-7925.

ALLIANCE FOR DEMOCRACY: The Rogue Valley Chapter of the Alliance for Democracy meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Ashland Community Food Store. For information, call 488-1878.

AMATEUR RADIO CLUB: The Rogue Valley Amateur Radio Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at the American Red Cross, 60 Hawthorne St., Medford. Call 779-0723.

AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS: Ham radio operators meet for lunch every Monday at 11:30 a.m. in Ashland at the Oak Tree restaurant on Hwy. 66 at the south Ashland I-5 exit. Call 941-0579.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN: The Medford branch of AAUW meets at 9:30 a.m. the first Saturday of the month from September through June, usually at the Winema Girl Scout Building, 2001 N. Keeneway Drive, Medford. Call 772-0489.

Ashland AAUW has some evening and some daytime meetings and a variety of interest groups. Call 482-6395.

AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION: The Crater Charter Chapter meets the second Thursday of each month at Elmer's Restaurant in Medford. For reservations, call F. Lorain Tate at 664-1688.

AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION: The Southern Oregon chapter of the ACF meets the second Monday of each month. Call 776-0817 or 608-7099.

AMERICAN LEGION: Medford Post. No. 15, The American Legion post and auxiliary meet at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at 241 E. Barnett Road, Medford.

AMERICAN MOTHERS, INC.: Meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month to discuss strengthening the home and family. Call Colette Hokanson at 951-7328 for location and more information.

AMERICAN SEWING GUILD:

— Ashland Wearable Arts meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the fourth Friday of the month at Quiltz, 1666 Ashland St. Call Thalia Keple at 482-0709.

— The Central Point group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Greenbrier Community Club, 301 Freeman Road, Central Point. Call Jackie Bruckner at 664-2549.

— The Grants Pass group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the fourth Tuesday at 229A S.W. G. St., Grants Pass. Call Anita Ledwidge at 479-9452.

— The Jacksonville group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday at Fasturn Junction, 3859 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call Alma Gates at 899-7990.

— The Klamath Basin group meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Tater Patch Quilt Shop, 24141 Falvey Road, Merrill. Call Bev Cada at 884-8563 or see www.sewingj@aol.com

— The Machine Embroidery group meets from 1 to 4 p.m. the third Thursday at Jeanette's, 4149 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Call Eve Blum at 779-6147.

— The Medford evening group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday at Fountain Plaza, 1441 Morrow Road, Medford. Call Esther Johnson at 582-1949.

— The Serger Workshop runs from 1 to 3 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at Jeanette's, 4149 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Call Gayle Clason at 773-8846.

— The South Valley Phoenix area group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the second Thursday at Jeanette's, 4149 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Call Jackie Hendricks at 482-2439 or Jean Humphreys at 858-8160.

ANIMAL SHELTER: Friends of the Animal Shelter offer an informative tour from noon to 12:30 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Kids welcome with parental supervision. Call 774-6646 or see www.fotas.org.

ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES: The Southern Oregon Antiques and Collectibles Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Redman Lodge, 125 N. Holly St., Medford. For information, call 535-1231.

APPLIQUÉ SOCIETY: The Appliqué Society meets from 10 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Friday of the month, at JoAnn's Fabrics. Call 535-8740.

ASHLAND ET/PARANORMAL FILM SERIES DISCUSSION GROUP: Meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Nuwandart, 258 A St., Suite 2, Ashland. Call 535-7112.

ASHLAND FOREIGN AFFAIRS SEMINAR: Meets at 10 a.m. on the second and third Thursday of the month at the Unitarian Center, Fourth and C streets, Ashland. Call 482-4755.

ASHLAND HILLCLIMBERS: The Ashland Hillclimbers meet at 9 a.m. Saturdays for a brisk one-hour walk beginning and ending at the plaza drinking fountains near the entrance to Lithia Park. New members are welcome. There is no fee. For more information call Nancy at 482-4467.

ASTRONOMY: The Southern Oregon Skywatchers meet at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 115 S. 2nd St., Central Point (1 block south of Ray's Market). For more information, call 779-3420.

AUDUBON SOCIETY: The Rogue Valley Audubon Society meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at the First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford.

BAGPIPE BAND: The Southern Oregon Scottish Bagpipe Band meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the First Church of Christ, Scientist, 100 Windsor Ave., Medford. Call 774-9117.

BARBERSHOP SINGING: The Rogue Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Society meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Men interested in singing are invited to 779-7118.

BASSMASTERS CLUB: Learn bass fishing tips from the experts. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Bruno's Pizza on Roberts Road in Medford. Call Bob at 663-7246 or see www.rvbassmasters.com

BETA SIGMA PHI: Xi Beta Kappa chapter, meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Call Maria DelCastillo at 541-301-0138.

BETTER BREATHERS CLUB: Meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Smullin Health Education Center. Free. Call 779-9618.

BETTY CLUB: A service club that helps developmentally-challenged adults. Meets monthly for lunch. Dues are $5 year. Call Betty Patterson at 541-476-4104.

BIGFOOT SOCIETY: Meets from 6 to 9 p.m. the first and third Fridays of the month at Black Forest Family Restaurant, 820 N.E. E. St., Grants Pass. Call 541-218-2277.

BOATING: Medford Flotilla 54 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary — civilian volunteers that provide direct support to local Coast Guard units — meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Jackson County Search and Rescue Facility in White City. Call 779-3420.

BOOKS/READING: A books/reading club meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Call 512-0621 for location and other information.

BUTTON CLUB: The Southern Oregon Button Club meets at noon on the first Thursday of each month in Medford. Call 826-5693, or 779-9138.

CALIFORNIA STATE EMPLOYEES: The California State Employees Association, Retired Division, meets at 11:45 a.m. the first Thursday of every other month. Call 779-2912 or (541) 955-1071.

CALLIGRAPHY: the Calligraphers' Guild in Medford holds monthly meetings. For more information, call 482-7512.

CAR CLUBS: Car clubs of the Rogue Valley Interclub Council have weekly drive-in get-togethers from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at the parking lot near Wendy's in Bear Creek Plaza in Medford. Call Mike Stanley at 779-9944.

CASCADE BONSAI SOCIETY: Meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford.

CATHOLIC MEETING: For those interested in becoming a Catholic, weekly meetings are at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Our Lady of the Mountain Catholic Church. Call 488-8072.

CHESS CLUB: A chess club is meeting at 9 a.m. every Wednesday at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Call 772-2273.

CHILD CARE PROVIDER ASSOCIATION: Meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the White City Library, 2399 Antelope Road; and from 7 to 9 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in Providence Hospital's Francis Ignatius Room. Call Susan at 779-7859.


CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLISTS ASSOCIATION: The Southern Oregon Soul Wheelers local chapter of CMA holds a 9 a.m. breakfast meeting on the second Saturday of each month, at the Moose Lodge, 9713 Old Stage Road, Central Point. Breakfast is cash only. Owners of all makes of bikes are welcome. Call Katherine Tillotson at 665-2059.

Medford: 10 am. the first Saturday of the month at the Iron Skillet, Petro Center, Phoenix exit of Interstate 5.

Grants Pass: third Saturday of the month, The Black Forest Restaurant. Call 535-7292 or 541-479-4709.

CIVIL AIR PATROL: The Medford Squadron meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Civil Air Patrol hangar , 5000 Cirrus Drive at the Medford Airport. Call recruiting officer Bob Davis-Guy at 855-7328 or Major Henry Florip at 776-1359.

CLASSIC COMPUTERS USERS: Fans of vintage computers (Adam, Amiga, Atari, Commodore, etc.) meet at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Southern Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Center, 228 N. Holly St., Medford. Call Wes at 535-8489 or Maxine at 582-4162.

CLIMBING CLUB: The Southern Oregon Climbing Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Valley Floor Sports Arena, 886 Chevy Way in Medford. Call 488-9212.

COALITION FOR SCHOOL FUNDING NOW!: Statewide organization dedicated to ensuring adequate school funding. For more information or the next meeting date, call Tammy Johnson at 772-9534.

CONCERT BAND: The Southern Oregon Concert Band meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland Middle School Band Room. The band is always seeking musicians. Call 773-4412.

CONTEMPORARY AUTOS: Contemporary Autos of Southern Oregon meets the third Sunday of each month for a car tour. For time and location, call Ron at 779-0761.

CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD: A "Conversations with God" study group meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in downtown Medford. Call 482-8806.

CRYPTOGRAPHY: A group for mathematicians, computer programmers and English majors interested in cryptography meets from 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays at the Medford Coffee Co. Call 779-0520.

D.A.R.: The Crater Lake Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meets at 10 a.m. the first Friday of the month, September through May, at Medford Fabrication Conference Room, 1109 Court St., Medford. Call Midge Lofland, 899-3199.

DISABLED VETS: The Jackson County Chapter and Unit No. 8 of the Disabled American Veterans meets the last Sunday of each month at American Legion Post 15, 241 E. Barnett Road, Medford, behind WinCo. There is a potluck at 1:15 p.m. followed by a meeting at 2:15 p.m. Call 779-4283; Auxiliary, 779-6099.

DISABLED VETS AUXILIARY: Meets at 1 p.m. the last Saturday of each month for potluck and meeting at VA Dom, Bldg. 202, White City. Call Tammy at 826-7740.

DIVORCE/SEPARATED: Meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at 449 S. Ivy, Medford. Call Margaret at 779-4661 for directions.

DOLLHOUSE SCALE MINIATURES: Meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Call 664-6119.

EAGLE POINT GARDEN CLUB: Meets the fourth Thursday of each month at the Eagle Point Senior Center, 121 Loto St., Eagle Point. Call Barb at 826-8649.

EARLY FORD V-8 CAR CLUB: The Crater Lake Regional Group, chartered by the Early Ford V-8 Car Club of America meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at 547 Medford Center. Call 779-5543 or 479-0123.

EARTHSAVE: The Ashland chapter of EarthSave meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Sunday of each month in the education room of the Ashland Community Food Store. Bring a vegan potluck dish and place setting. Call Pam Weber at 482-5330.

EMBROIDERERS' GUILD: The Southern Oregon Stitchers chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America meets at 1 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at the First Presbyterian Church, 456 W. Pine St., Central Point. Call Terri Ainsworth at 664-1825.

EQUESTRIANS: The Jackson County Horsemen Association, a western trail riding and social group, meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall in Central Point. Call 535-6637.

EXOTIC BIRDS: The Southern Oregon Exotic Bird Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month (except August) at the Community Bank at the corner of Sixth and Savage streets in Grants Pass. Call 476-6342.

EYE SUPPORT GROUP: "Eye Focus," a support group for the visually impaired, meets at 2:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Royal Mobile Estates Club House, 1055 N. 5th St., Jacksonville. Call Francie, 899-3475.

FILM AND VIDEO: The Southern Oregon Film and Video Association meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at 222 W. Sixth St., Medford.. Call 541-858-5895.

FORESTERS: The Siskiyou chapter of the Society of American Foresters meets for a social hour followed by dinner and a forestry program. Call Paul Kangas at 773-8845.

FRIENDS: The Friends of the Talent Library meet at 10:30 a.m. the third Monday of the month at the library.

FRIENDS FOR FRIENDS: For ages 50 and up, meets for conversation at 10:15 a.m., followed by lunch at 11 a.m., the second Wednesday of each month at Hometown Buffet. Call 772-7241.

FRIENDSHIP CLUB: The Rogue Valley Friendship Club meets for lunch at noon on the third Friday of each month at the Rogue Valley Country Club. Reservations are required. Call Lorrie O'Hara 245-9162.

FRIENDSHIP FORCE: Meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly, Medford. The group promotes goodwill through international homestay exchanges. Call 772-9349.

GARDEN CLUB: The Central Point Garden Club meets at 1 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month in the homes of members. Call 664-1726 or 826-4033.

GARDEN CLUB: The Medford Garden Club meets at 1 p.m. the third Friday of the month. For information and location, call 779-7684 or 779-7650.

GARDEN CLUB: The Phoenix Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at the City Shops, 1000 "B" Street, Phoenix. Call 535-6782.

GARDEN RAILROADING: The Southwest Oregon Large Scale Trains club meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Friday of each month at Medford Railroad Park, just off Table Rock Road. This club is for those interested in G scale model trains and garden railroads. Call 779-3420 or 471-0643.

GAY/BI/LESBIAN: Abdill-Ellis Community Center holds social events/ meetings for the gay and lesbian community at the Congressional Church, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Open six days per week. 488-6990 www.abdellis.org.

GAY/BI/LESBIAN YOUTH: The Southern Oregon Youth Outreach (SOYO) meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Abdill-Ellis Lambda Community Center, 281 4th Street, in Ashland. Call 488-6990.

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society meets at 1:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month from January-June and August-November at the Southern Oregon Uniserv Office, 2495 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. See www.rvgslibrary.org or call 512-2340.

GOATS: Rogue Valley Goat Association meets at 1 p.m. the third Sunday of each month in a member's home. Call 826-3498.

GOLD HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The Society meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month except August in the Gold Hill Historical Society Museum, 504 1st Ave., Gold Hill. Call 855-1182 from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday or Sunday

GOOD SAM CHAPTER: Sam's Ramblin' Rogues meets the third weekend of the month. Call 773-2433 or 535-3426.

GREYHOUND ASSOCIATION: The Greyhound Association meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. Locations vary. Call 779-2981 or 734-4244.

GUIDES: The Rogue River Guides Association meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Kim's in Medford. Call 1-800-219-9644.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: Meets the second Tuesday of each month. Call 474-2884; or e-mail, habitat@grantspass.com; or fax 474-0369 for more information.

HANDBELL CHOIR: The Handbell Choir of the First Presbyterian Church meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the church, Eighth and Holly streets, Medford. Call 664-4115.

HAND KNITTERS: The Bear Creek Hand Knitters Guild meets at 1:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the Paisley Web Studio, 59 Sixth St., Ashland. For details, call 488-2734.

HANDWEAVERS: Rogue Valley Handweavers Guild meets 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month September-May, (sack lunch), at First Presbyterian Church, 456 W. Pine St., Central Point. Call 779-2912.

Saturday Handweavers' Guild meets from 1-3 p.m., the second Saturday of the month, September-June at the Central Library in Medford. Call 282-1684.

HEART OF MEDFORD ASSOCIATION: Meets at 8 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Call 779-9991.

HAYWIRE WRITERS' WORKSHOP: Meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 570 Faith Ave., Ashland. No charge. Call 482-7742.

HEART OF THE ROGUE: The Heart of the Rogue romance writers meet at 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month in the Francis Ignatius Room at Providence Hospital in Medford. For information, call 826-4633.

HIGH HOPES: The four-part harmony chorus rehearses at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland Christian Church, Second and B streets. Call 482-9653 or 779-8795.


HILLARY FANS: The Hillary Rodham Clinton Fan Club is a nonpolitical group that helps abused women and children. For information, call 773-8344.

HUNTERS ASSOCIATION: The Oregon Hunters Association meets at 6 p.m. (dinner, with meeting following) the second Thursday of the month in the Riverside Room at J.J. North's Grand Buffet. Call 664-3064.

INVENTORS: The Southern Oregon Inventors Council meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month in Room 340, Medford City Hall. For details, call 772-3478.

IOF MEETING: Rogue Valley Court No. 1668 of the Independent Order of Foresters (IOF) meets at 8 p.m. the second Friday of each month in Room 314 of Medford City Hall.

ITALIAN: A conversational Italian learning group meets at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Downtowne Coffeehouse, 200 Talent Ave., Talent. Call 535-2299.

JACKSON COUNTY RETIRED EDUCATORS: The Jackson County Retired Educators Association holds a no-host lunch meeting at 11:45 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at J.J. North's Grand Buffet in Medford. Call 773-9436 or 779-8423.

JACKSONVILLE HIGHWAY WATER DISTRICT: Meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Oak Grove Elementary School, 2838 Jacksonville Highway. Call 772-6346.

JACKSONVILLE MUSEUM QUILTERS: Quilters meet each Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at the U.S. Hotel, Third and California Streets, Jacksonville. Visitors and new members are welcome. Call 773-9490.

JUNIOR LEAGUE: The Junior League of Jackson County meets every second Tuesday. Call 779-3836.

KENNEL CLUB: The Southern Oregon Kennel Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month. Meetings take place at Gold River Distributing on Airport Road.

KIWANIS CLUBS:

— The Ashland Kiwanis Club meets at the Elks Lodge No. 944, 255 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 488-8065.

— The Jacksonville Kiwanis Club meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Back Porch Barbecue, 605 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Call 734-8564.

— The Medford Kiwanis Club meets at noon Wednesdays at Lava Lanes. A weekly program is preceded by a brief business meeting. Call Doug LaFeve at 944-3088.

— The Table Rock Kiwanis Club meets at noon Thursdays at Rostel's Restaurant in Central Point. Visitors are welcome. Call 773-3350.

The Upper Rogue of Jackson County, meets at 7 a.m. every Thursday, at the Eagle Point Golf Course in Arthur's Restaurant. Visitors are welcome.

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION: Meets at 2 p.m. the third Saturday of the month during the winter, and the third Monday of the month during the summer, at Glenwood Mobile Home Park, 3431 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Call 535-1899.

LADIES GOLF CLUB: The Bear Creek Ladies Golf Club meets Wednesday mornings at 2355 South Pacific Highway, Medford. Call 773-1822.

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS: The Crater Lake Section of the American Society of Landscape Architects meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month in the Adams Room at the Medford Central Library. Call 776-2309.

LASER: The Local Advocates for Science Education and Resources meets the second Wednesday of each month through the school year. Call Meg Brown at 482-8740.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS: The Ashland League of Women Voters meets on the third Wednesday of the month. Call Ruth Walsh at 482-7375 for date, time and place.

The Medford chapter: Regular meetings will resume in October. Call Marianne Key at 772-0489 for date, time and place.

LEATHER CLUB: The Rogue Valley Leather Guild meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the second Saturday of the month at the Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Call 826-3177.

LESBIAN WOMENS' SOCIAL GROUP: Meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 488-6990.

LESBIAN WOMEN'S' GOLF CLUB: Meets Thursday or Saturday. Call 621-5778.

LESBIAN/BISEXUAL DISCUSSION GROUP: Meets 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Abdill-Ellis Lambda Community Center, 281 Fourth St., Ashland. A forum for lesbian and bisexual women to discuss common concerns and needs. Call 488-6990.

LIONS CLUBS: For up-to-date contacts and phone numbers call the Southern Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Center at 779-3653.

— Applegate Lions, 8 p.m. first Tuesdays, Applegate Fire Station No. 1, 18489 N. Applegate Road.

— Ashland Early Birds Lions Club, 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Rock N Rolla Restaurant, 545 Clover Lane, Ashland.

— Ashland Host Lions, second and fourth Tuesdays at La Casa Del Pueblo, 1209 Siskiyou Blvd. in Ashland.

— Central Point Lions, 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays at Antonio's, 327 Pine Street, Central Point.

— Eagle Point Lions, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays monthly, at Antonio's, 121 W. Main St., Eagle Point.

— Jacksonville Lions, 6 p.m. first and third Thursday, at Elmer's, 2000 Biddle Road, Medford.

— Medford Crater Lions Club, noon meetings Tuesdays, Far East Restaurant, 236 N. Front St., Medford.

— Medford Host Lions, 6:30 p.m. first and third Mondays, Far East Restaurant, 236 N. Front St., Medford.

— North Medford Lions Club, 6:45 a.m. breakfast meetings Wednesdays, Lions Sight & Hearing Center, 228 N. Front St., Medford.

— Phoenix Lions, 6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, at the Iron Skillet Restaurant, 3730 Fern Valley Road, Phoenix.

— Prospect Lions, 7 p.m. first Tuesdays, Lions Community Park building, Prospect.

— Rogue River Lions, 7 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Rogue River Library.

— Rogue Monarch Lions, noon Thursdays at the Far East restaurant, 236 N. Front St., Medford.

— Talent Lions, 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at Mei King, 104 S. Pacific Highway, Talent.

LIONESS CLUBS:

— Butte Falls: 1 p.m. first Tuesday, Butte Falls Community Hall.

— Gold Hill, 7 p.m. second Tuesday, homes of various members, call 779-3653 for current information.

— Medford Crater, 1:30 p.m. So. Or. Lions Sight and Hearing Center, 228 N. Holly St., Medford.

— Prospect: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Community Hall; fourth Tuesday at MIM Richey Hall.

MACHINE KNITTERS: Rogue Valley Machine Knitters Club meets from 1-3 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. Call 488-2734 or 664-2549.

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE: The Rogue Valley Detachment of the Marine Corps League has a dinner meeting the second Friday of each month. Call 773-1305 or 664-6375.

MAYFLOWER: The Cascade Colony, Oregon Society of Mayflower Descendants, meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Saturday of September, January and May, at the Rogue Regency Inn of Medford. For more information, call Neil Watson at 779-0348.

MEDFORD ACTIVE 20-30 CLUB: A young professional's service club. Call 541-326-6011.


MEDFORD ELKS: The Medford Elks meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Elks Lodge, 202 N. Central Ave., Medford. Call 779-3933.

MEDFORD ROSE SOCIETY: Meets at 6:45 p.m. the third Monday of each month, except June, July and August in the Adams Room at the downtown Medford Jackson County Library, 205 S. Central, Medford. The public is invited. Call 608-6273.

MEN'S CLUB: The Bear Creek Men's Club meets Tuesday mornings at the Bear Creek Golf Course, 2355 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Call 773-1822.

MENSA: Southern Oregon Mensa meets from 6 to 8 p.m. the second Friday of each month. Call Joe at 476-3209.

MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES: The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Southern Oregon (NAMI-SO) meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the Smullin Center in Medford. Call 774-8806.

MERCHANT MARINE VETS: The Rogue Valley Chapter of the American Merchant Marine Veterans meets at noon the third Monday of each month at Laurel Hill Golf Course, I-5 Exit No. 40 at Gold Hill, 9450 Old Stage Road. Call 826-6373.

MILITARY VEHICLE CLUB: The Southern Oregon Military Vehicle Collectors Club meets at 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month. Call 826-2985.

MINIATURES: Miniature Enthusiasts of the Rogue Valley meets 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Lion's Sight & Hearing Center, 228 N. Holly St., Medford. Call 664-3592.

MINICRAFTERS: The Evening Minicrafters of Medford meet at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Presbyterian Church in Medford. Use back door. Call 664-6119.

MINI SCALERS: Meets from 9 a.m. to noon the third Saturday of each month in the Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce meeting room. Call Lucy at 479-8666.

MR. LONGEARS CLUB: The Southern Chapter of the Mr. Longears Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Club House, of the Madrone Hill Mobile Home Park, 8401 Old Stage Road. Call 878-3368.

MODEL RAILROAD: The Rogue Valley Model Railroad Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the each month at the Medford Railroad Park building just off Table Rock Road in Medford. Call 779-8145 or 582-2242.

MOTORCYCLES: The Gold Wing Road Riders Association meets at 9:30 a.m. the third Saturday of the month at Shari's Restaurant, Central Point (8:30 a.m. for breakfast). On the Web, see www. BigSkyRegionI.org/oregon/or-c.htm.

MULTICULTURAL ASSOCIATION: The Multicultural Association of Southern Oregon meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month at various locations. Call 482-6054.

NARFE: The National Association of Retired Federal Employees meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Tuesday of the month (except July and August) at JJ North's Grand Buffet in Medford. Call 773-5528.

NATIVE PLANTS: The Siskiyou Native Plant Society meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month in room 171 of the Science Building at Southern Oregon University. Call 592-6931.

NON-COMS: The Rogue Chapter of the Non-commissioned Officers Association meets once a quarter at a different local restaurant. Spouses are welcome. Check the monthly newsletter or call CSM Bill Best at 773-2386 or SKSC Terry Haines at 664-3023.

NORTHWEST BIRD CLUB: The Northwest Bird Club meets at 12:30 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at Table Rock Mobile Village, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford, to discuss the care of birds, from finches to parrots. Call 732-1470.

NORDIC CLUB: The Southern Oregon Nordic Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Medford Service Center, 821 N. Columbus. Program varies. Call 773-3204.

NUDISTS: The Rogue Suncatchers Family Nudist Club organizes clothing optional activities year round. Call 488-1287 or write to: Suncatchers, P.O. Box 3203, Ashland, OR 97520.

OLD-TIME CARS: The Rogue Valley Old Timer Car Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Phoenix Grange, Second Street and Highway 99, Phoenix. Pot Luck socials are the second Saturday of months October through March, and in May. Call 512-1586.

OLD-TIME FIDDLERS: The Old-Time Fiddlers meet and jam at 1 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at various locations. Call 471-1335.

ORCHID SOCIETY: The Rogue Valley Orchid Society meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Anna Maria Creekside, 822 Golf View Drive, Medford. Call 608-0133.

ORGAN CLUB: The Organnaires will meet at 2 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at various locations. Call 773-6160.

ORIENTAL MEDICINE: A discussion group meets at 6 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Emerald Phoenix Acupuncture, 1762 E. McAndrews St., Suite K., Medford. Call 245-1720.

OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP: An ostomy support group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month in the Smullin Center of Rogue Valley Medical Center, 2825 Barnett Road, Medford. Call Susan Dietl, 770-4313.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: A new Overeaters Anonymous group meets at 4 p.m. Sundays at Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Room No. 13, corner of Sixth and B, Grants Pass. There are no fees or dues. Call 541-476-6289.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Meets at 7 p.m. Mondays and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at Rogue Valley Medical Center. No fees or dues. Call Betty at 773-5306

PARENTING GROUP: A weekly Family Focus parenting group meets from 6:15 to 8:15 Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, throughout Jackson County. Free child activities for children 10 years and younger are offered while parents attend the meeting. Call 779-HELP.

PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS: Family fun for single moms and dads. Come alone or bring the kids. Meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays in the Medford/Ashland area. Call 944-8057 or visit pwp-so.org/.

PFLAG: Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays meet at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the United Methodist Church in Ashland. Call 512-0326.

PHILATELIC SOCIETY: The Southern Oregon Philatelic Society meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St. Medford. Call 779-4671.

PHOTOGRAPHIC ASSOCIATION: The Southern Oregon Photographic Association meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Medford Congregational Church, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. Call 772-7693.

PIANO PLAYSHOP: The Piano Playshop Club meets from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Saturday of each month. Prospective members are welcome. Call 512-9764.

PORCELAIN ARTISTS: The Southern Oregon Society of Porcelain Artists meets at 10:30 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at Fountain Plaza, 1441 Morrow Road, Medford. Pieces are on display and guests are welcome. For details, call 830-5588 or 488-2329.

POST-POLIO: The Southern Oregon Post-Polio meeting is held at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Ascension Lutheran Church in Medford. There is no charge. Call Ron Foster at 734-2580 or Barbara Atkins, 772-6970, or Willy Whiteaker at 744-9705.

PROFESSIONAL SECRETARIES: The Medford chapter of Professional Secretaries International meets the third Tuesday of the month. Call Candy Christie at 857-8221 or Pat Gohde at 773-6633.

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S NETWORK: PWN is a unique leads and business contact group especially for women in business. It meets at 7 a.m. twice a month on Tuesdays. Call Jolie Johnson at 773-6868 or 608-2031.

RADIO-CONTROLLED SOARING SOCIETY: The club meets the second Wednesday of the month. Call 776-3371 (day) or 535-4410.

RAILROAD HISTORY CLUB: The Southern Oregon Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Friday of the month at the Medford Railroad Park building just off Table Rock Road in Medford. For details, call 772-6432 or 582-2242.

RAINBOW CLUB: A social club for gays, lesbians and bisexuals meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Mac's Rock and Rod Diner, 1150 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Call 858-4451 or 608-9930.

REPUBLICAN WOMEN:

— The Jackson County Republican Women meet at 11:30 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Rogue Regency Inn on Biddle Road. Call 664-5392 or 776-8444.

— The Rogue River Republican Women meet at 10:30 a.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Rogue River Civic Club, 135 Oak St., Rogue River.

REGISTERED NURSES: The Oregon Nurses Association meets monthly at various times and locations. Call 899-7023 for program details, date and location.

RETIRED MILITARY CAMPERS: All retired military invited to attend. Call Fred Tonkinson at 773-5129 or Dave Baird at 734-5689.

RIGHT TO LIFE: Jackson County Chapter of Right to Life meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at First Baptist Church, 649 Crater Lake Ave., Medford. Call 535-6533.

RISE & SHINE: AA meeting from 7 to 8 a.m. Fridays at Parkside Cafe, 110 Hawthorne, Medford. No host breakfast/coffee. Call 774-4933.

ROGUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CITY BAND: Meets each Monday night, 7 to 9 p.m. in the band room of the North Middle School in Grants Pass. Phone Dick Strycker at 541-476-2897.


ROGUE FLYFISHERS: The Rogue Flyfishers meet at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Red Lion in Medford (except July — there will be a picnic at Emigrant Lake). Call 858-5981 or visit www.rogueflyfishers.org.

ROGUE MUSTANGS AND CLASSIC FORDS: Meets the first Tuesday evening of each month. Call 826-4400, 821-9199 or 773-4321.

ROGUE OPERA GUILD: The Rogue Opera Guild meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Waterford at Three Fountains, 760 Spring St., across from Providence Medford Medical Center, Medford. Entertainment and refreshments provided. Call Jackie Hoover at 245-3841.

ROGUE RIVER ACCORDION CLUB OF SOUTHERN OREGON: Meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Rogue River City Hall. Call 582-0646.

ROGUE RIVER GARDEN CLUB: Meets the third Wednesday of the month, September through May, at 12:30 p.m. at the Civic Club, 135 Oak St., Rogue River. Call 582-4432.

ROGUE RIVER REPUBLICAN WOMEN: Meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at J.J. North's in Grants Pass.

ROGUE VALLEY HANDWEAVERS GUILD: Meets 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month September-May, (sack lunch), at First Presbyterian Church, 456 W. Pine St., Central Point. Call 779-2912.

R.V. HARMONIZERS: The Rogue Valley Harmonizers, a barbershop chorus of area men, meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Call 535-7251 or 535-1352.

ROGUE VALLEY LAW INC: Rogue Valley Law Inc. meets the third Thursday of each month. It's for legal secretaries and paralegals. For locations and details, call Tammy Brown at 772-9303.

ROGUE MUSTANG AND CLASSIC FORDS: Meets the first Tuesday evening of each month. Meetings alternate between Shari's Restaurant in Central Point and Abby's Pizza in Grants Pass. Call 779-1444 or 773-4321.

ROGUE VALLEY METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION PUBLIC ADVISORY COUNCIL: Meets at 5:20 p.m. the third Tuesday of every other month at the Smullin Center at Rogue Valley Medical Center, 2825 Barnett Road, Medford, to discuss regional transportation issues. Call 664-6676.

ROGUE VALLEY MODEL FORD A CLUB: Meets at 9:45 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at Royal Mobile Estates Club House, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. New members welcome, with or without car. Dues are $5 per year. Call 899-1590 or 878-8297, or e-mail beckdale@fireserve.net

ROGUE VALLEY SENIOR CITIZENS GROUP meets at 11:30 a.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at JJ North's, 1016 N. Riverside Ave., Medford. Call Loretta Shoop at 541-773-1732.

ROGUE WRITERS, INK: Unpublished and published writers of all genres meet for networking and learning the second Wednesday of each month. Call Karen at 488-5805.

ROSE SOCIETY: Meets at 6:45 p.m. the third Monday of each month, except June, July and August in the Adams Room at the downtown Medford Jackson County Library, 205 S. Central, Medford. The public is invited.

ROXY ANN GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY: Meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Friday of the month at the Crater Rock Museum, 2002 Scenic Ave., Central Point. Call 664-6081.

RUCH LIBRARY: Friends of Ruch Library meet at 9 a.m. the first Friday of the month at the library, 7388 Highway 238. Call 899-7438.

SAM'S RAMBLIN' ROGUES: A Good Sam Chapter, meets at 6 p.m. the third weekend of the month. Cal 773-2433 or 535-3426.

SAMS VALLEY CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the Sams Valley Elementary School Library. Call 826-2897 or 830-0260.

SATURDAY HANDWEAVERS' GUILD meets from 1-3 p.m., the second Saturday of the month, Sept.-June at the Central Library in Medford. Call 282-1684.

SCRABBLE: The Ashland Scrabble Club meets from 2 to 6 p.m. Sundays at The Beanery, 1602 Ashland St., Ashland. All levels of expertise are invited. Call Travis at 227-9666 or e-mail travischaney@jeffnet.org.

SELF RELIANCE: Pessimist Club meets periodically to discuss "means of surviving coming economic crash." For details 857-4902.

SENIOR ACES: The Ashland Senior Aces computer club for people 55 and over meets from 2 to 4 p.m. the first and third Thursdays, at 188 Garfield, Ashland. Call 482-3182, 773-4226 or 826-5967.

SENIOR ACES: The Medford Senior Aces meet from 1:45 to 3:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at the Scottish Rite Center, 955 N. Phoenix Road. The club offers various learning experiences and frequent workshops with question and answer sessions. Call 773-4226, 482-3182 or 826-5967.

SENIOR CLUB: The Ashland Senior Club meets at 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland. Bingo, cards and a potluck the fourth Tuesday. Call 488-0231.

SENIORS: Jacksonville Seniors meet at noon the second Tuesday of each month. Call 899-3003.

SENIORS: Group meets at 10 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Hometown Buffet for companionship and lunch. Call 772-7241.

SENIOR WRITERS: All senior citizens who want to write articles, fiction or autobiographies are invited to attend meetings of a weekly writing club. The club meets from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays at the Medford Senior Center.

SETH: A Jane Roberts Seth group meets from 7:30-9:30 p.m. every other Tuesday for discussion. Call 855-7639.

SEWING GUILD: A neighborhood group meeting of the American Sewing Guild is held at 7 p.m. the first Thursday at Three Fountains, 835 Crater Lake Ave., Medford. Call 857-4002.

SIERRA CLUB: The Rogue Group Sierra Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Headwaters Environmental Center, 84 4th St., Ashland. Call 482-0412.

SISKIYOU DECORATIVE ARTISTS: Southern Oregon Chapter of Decorative Painters meets at 10 a.m. the fourth Saturday of every month at Options Facility, 1215 S.W. G St., Grants Pass. Call 541-479-3077 or visit www.siskiyoudecartists.com.

SLAA WOMEN: A 12-step women's program meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at RVMC conference room E, basement. Call 535-4119.

SLOPES & TRAILS: A nonprofit organization to provide social and recreational activities for Rogue Valley singles meets on Fridays. Call 734-5688.

SNOWMOBILING: Rogue Snowmobilers meet the first Tuesday of each month (September through April) at D & S Harley's upstairs meeting room. Call Kim at 826-2052 or visit www.rouguesnowmobilers.com for more information.

SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: The Rogue Valley Chapter meets from 7:30 to 9 a.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the Smullin Center at the Rogue Valley Medical Center campus, Medford. Call 857-9299.

SOCIETY OF PARINORMAL INVESTIGATORS: The group meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Round Table Pizza at the Medford Center.

SOFA: Southern Oregon Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain group meets at 11 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month, and at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month in the Smullin Center. Call 773-2595.

SOJOURNERS: The Medford Sojourners Club meets at noon the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 1055 N. Fifth St., Royal Mobile Estates, Jacksonville. Call 773-2645.

SONS OF NORWAY: The Sons of Norway meets the second Sunday of the month at Winema Girl Scout Council, 2001 N. Keene Way, Medford. Call 779-4297 or 772-9801.

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL: Soroptimist International of Rogue Valley Sunrise meets for breakfast from 7 to 8 a.m. Thursdays at the Rogue Regency Inn. Call 772-9387 or 846-6219.

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL: Soroptimist International of Ashland meets Wednesdays at noon at the Ashland Elks, 255 E. Main St. Call Diane Davis at 482-3045 or Cynthia Bennett at 535-2528.

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL: Soroptimist International of Medford meets at noon Wednesdays at J.J. North's in Medford. Call 779-1729.

SOUTHERN OREGON CARRIAGE CLUB: Meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Central Point Senior Citizens Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. See www.socc.us.

SOUTHERN OREGON CLIMBING CLUB: Meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Phoenix Angelo's, 725 N. Main St., Phoenix. Call Rob Parks at 488-9212.

SOUTHERN OREGON KENNEL CLUB: Meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month, at Triple A R.V. on Chevy Way, Medford. Call 530-926-1010.

SOUTHERN OREGON PHILATELIC SOCIETY: Meets the first and third Thursday of each month at the First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St. Medford. Call 779-4671.

SOUTHERN OREGON SOCIETY OF ARTISTS: Meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month (except November and December) at the First Christian Church on Crater Lake Ave. Call 664-2301

SOUTHERN OREGON STITCHERS: The local chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America meets the third Saturday of each month at the First Presbyterian Church of Central Point, 456 W. Pine St. Call Terri Ainsworth at 664-1825.

SOUTHERN OREGON SONGWRITERS: Meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Rogue Valley Mobile Village recreation room, 3761 S. Pacific Highway. Call 488-7704 or e-mail gus@johncomp.com.


SPACE SOCIETY: The Southern Oregon Chapter of the National Space Society works to promote manned spaceflight and a space-faring society. Call 770-9595 or 899-8504.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON: For county development committee meetings call Melissa Shreeve at 779-7120 or 800-422-5747.

SPORTS CARS: The Siskiyou Sports Car Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Friday of the month in the Municipal Courtroom, room 340, at Medford City Hall. Call 826-5483.

STITCHERS: The Southern Oregon Stitchers chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America meets at 1 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at the First Presbyterian Church in Central Point. Call 482-2704.

SWEET ADELINES: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of the Sweet Adelines International meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Christian Church, 1440 S. Oakdale Ave., Medford. Call 774-9606.

SWEET ADELINES: The High Hopes Harmony Chorus meets from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays at Second and B streets in Ashland. Call Helen Badger at 779-8795.

TALENT GARDEN CLUB: The club meets the first Tuesday of each month. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m., the business meeting at 12:30 p.m. Call 535-8799 for location and agenda.

TALENT HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Meets at 6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Talent Library, 105 N. I St. Meetings are open to the public.

TOASTMASTERS: Several Toastmasters groups meet regularly around the Rogue Valley.

— Advanced Toastmasters Club meets from 7 to 9 p.m. every other Thursday at the Central Library's Carpenter Room, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. the library. Call Eric Oyler at 488-7906.

— The After Dinner Speakers Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Downtown Gourmet, 410 E. Main, Medford. Call 779-1578.

— Ashland Toastmasters meets at 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland City Council Chambers, 1175 E. Main St., Ashland (call 482-0570).

University Toastmasters met at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Peace House 543 S. Mountain St., Ashland. Call Bob Saunders at 531-7668.

— Jackson Toastmasters meets at 6:25 a.m. Monday's in the Medford City Hall, room no. 340, 411 W. 8th. 831-0075.

— Los Brindadores of Toastmasters International meets at 5:30 p.m. Fridays at Bear Creek Corporation Conference Room E. Call 864-3215 or e-mail avega@bco.com.

— Pearmasters meets at 12:05 p.m. Thursdays at Bear Creek Corporation, open to all employees of Bear Creek Corp. (call 864-2528).

— Rogue Valley Toastmasters meets at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Mall's Education Center (Call 779-2393 ext. 218).

Southern Oregon Speech Masters meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Santo Community Center, 701 N. Columbus Ave., Room 14, Medford. Call Datta Groover at 552-9476.

TOPS: Meets at 9:30 a.m. each Saturday at Hearthstone Nursing Facility, 2901 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Call Brenda at 326-1961 or Joyce at 840-2492 or visit www.tops.org.

TOPS: Meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Clubhouse at 2385 Table Rock Road. Call Nancy Dollarhide at 826-2593.

TOPS: Meets at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at Church of Christ, 1885 N. Keene Way Drive. Call Leora at 779-5604; June 535-6722 or May 734-4768.

TOPS: Meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at 1750 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 488-0558.

TRACTORS & ENGINES: The Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association, Branch 81, meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. Call 664-2734 or 664-4199.

UPPER ROGUE ARTISTS: The Upper Rogue artists meet at 12:30 p.m. the last Friday of the month at the Upper Rogue Community Center. Call 826-6972.

VALLEY OF THE ROGUE DAY STAND: Meets at 1 p.m. the third Sunday of the month at the Moose Lodge in Medford. Call 772-6801 or 857-1832.

VFW: VFW Table Rock Post No. 5726 meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Central Point Grange Hall, 436 E. Pine St., Central Point. The post auxiliary meets at the same time and place.

VFW: Meetings of VFW Crater Lake Post 1833 and its Auxiliary are held at 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Redmen Hall, 125 N. Holly St., Medford. Administrative offices are at 40 N. Front St., Medford. Call 261-0870.

VILLAGE ARTISTS: The Village Artists, a group of Rogue Valley artists, meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 103 N. Central Ave., Medford, with Richard McKinley.

WHITE CITY SHERIFF'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meetings are held at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at the Rogue Family Community Center, 2400 Antelope Road, White City. The public is invited.

WILD TURKEYS: The National Wild Turkey Federation meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at Bruno's Pizza in Medford. Details, call 826-6361.

WOMEN MARINES: The Women Marines Association meets in February, June, and October. Call Adele at 482-4511.

WOMEN'S ADVENTURE CLUB: Kayaking, hiking, boating, camping, etc. Call 488-6990.

WOMEN'S CLUB: Rogue Valley International Women's Club meets for lunch the first Monday of each month. Call 826-8145.

WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS: The Women Entrepreneurs of Southern Oregon meet at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month (Sept. through June) at the Red Lion Hotel, 200 N. Riverside Drive, Medford. Call 888-436-2338 or see www.wesoweb.org.

WOOD CARVERS & WANNABE CARVERS: The Central Point Wood Carvers Group meets at noon Saturdays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Anyone interested is invited to attend at no charge. Call 665-3634.

XI BETA KAPPA, Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi: Meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month. Call Maria DelCastillo at 541-301-0138.

YOUNG WIDOWS ASSOCIATION: Recent widows, widows of long standing, or women who have lost an ex-husband will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Call Jennifer at 858-1717.

Z-CLUB OF SOUTHERN OREGON: Meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Black Bear Diner, 1150 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Open to all Z car owners and families. Call Rick Spears at 899-8443.

ZONTA INTERNATIONAL: Meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Anna Maria Creekside, 822 Golfview Road, Medford. Call 261-2456 or 773-5542.

To add a new group or make changes, write to Support Groups, The Mail Tribune, P.O. Box 1108, Medford, OR 97501; call 776-4495, send a fax to 776-4376, or e-mail community@mailtribune.com.

Support groups

ABDILL-ELLIS COMMUNITY CENTER LESBIAN SUPPORT GROUP/LEARNING COMMUNITY: Call 488-6990 or 482-7418.

ABRAHAM LOW SELF-HELP SYSTEMS/RECOVERY INTERNATIONAL: For people with nervous or emotional disorders. Call 621-7976 or see www.recovery-inc.org.

ABUSED WOMEN: Survivors of family violence or domestic violence: English 779-2393, ext., 366; Spanish 779-2393, ext. 300.

ADDICTION COUNSELING: Narconon Arrowhead offers free counseling, assessments and referrals. Call 800-468-6933 or see www.stopaddiction.com.

ADOPTION: Southern Oregon Adoptive Rights (SOAR), 582-2658.

ADOPTIVE FAMILIES: Rogue Valley Adoptive Families, for education, fun and friendship. Call 471-3608.

ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS: 12-step recovery group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Smullin Center, Room 102 RVMC, 2825 E. Barnett Road, Medford.

ADULT CHILDREN OF TERMINALLY ILL PARENTS: Call Asante at 608-4831.

ADULT DAY CARE: 482-2465.


AL-ANON, ALATEEN: 888-794-7683 (24-hour hot line).

ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE: Support for families and individuals. Call 608-4000.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: 773-4848 (24-hour hot line).

A.L.S.: (Lou Gehrig's Disease) meets at Smullin Health Education Center. Call Gail Gallaher at 292-8775 or 800-681-9851 or see www.alsa-or.org.

A.L.S.: Southern Oregon A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig's Disease), 664-0355 Betty Johnson, or Donna Affolter at 482-6922.

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION ROGUE VALLEY SUPPORT GROUPS :

First Tuesday of each month, 3 to 4 p.m., Farmington Square, 1530 Poplar Drive, Medford; facilitator: Melissa Carlisle, 770-9080.

Second Wednesday of each month, noon to 1:30 p.m., Wynwood of Rogue Valley, 3033 E. Barnett Road, Medford; facilitator: Gretchen Lizotte, 776-7600.

Fourth Thursday of each month, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Hearthstone, 2901 E. Barnett Road, Medford; facilitator: Marya Kain, 779-4221.

Second Sunday of each month, at 4 p.m. at Ashland Community Hospital, 280 Maple St., Conference Room 2, Ashland; facilitator: Sheila Ettlich, 488-0962.

For further information, please call the Association office at 774-9348.

AMPUTEES: A new support group for Southern Oregon amputees and their families to gather and discuss the emotional, physical, and practical issues regarding the loss of a limb meets from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday at Providence Medford Medical Center, 1111, Crater Lake Ave., Medford. For more information, contact Janet Buck at 608-6595 or Tonja Surgeon at 890-3794.

ASPERGER/HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM: For adults with Asperger syndrome. Call Janet at 535-1790 or e-mail janetfletcher@charter.net.

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD): Online meeting and chat 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at www.addhelpline.org/chat room.htm.

AUTISM SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN OREGON: Meets the second Thursday of each month at the Smullin Center, Rogue Valley Medical Center, 2825 Barnett Road, Medford.

BEREAVED PARENTS: Compassionate Friends Support Group for bereaved parents. Call Carol Clum at 779-6581 or e-mail carolclum@aol.com or visit www.compassionatefriends.org.

BEREAVED PARENTS: WinterSpring Education and Support Group. Call 552-0620. Web site: www.WinterSpring.org.

BEREAVEMENT: Dave's Club for Widowed People. Meets every Wednesday, 4 to 5:45 p.m., Wild River Brewing Company, 2684 N. Pacific Highway, Medford. Go to www.victoryovergrief.homestead.com, e-mail to sbaleria@aol.com or call 936-433-9334.

BEREAVEMENT: Call Donna Stribling, 608-4831; 474-1193; Grants Pass, 956-6241.

BEREAVEMENT: For those grieving the death of a loved one by suicide. Call WinterSpring at 552-0620.

BEREAVEMENT: Ashland Community Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care Services holds bereavement support group meetings 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays in the conference room at Ashland Community Hospital, 280 Maple St. Call Cynthia Meilicke at 552-9900.

BETTER BREATHERS: Sponsored by American Lung Association. Meets 1:30 p.m. third Thursday at Smullin Center. Call 779-9618.

BIRTHRIGHT: Alternatives to abortion. 772-5971.

BLUE PANTHERS: For people active in civil rights issues, especially those involving the disabled. 826-6744.

BRAINSTORMERS: Support and social club for people with brain injury. Call 621-9974.

BREAST CANCER: Support group meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at the Leila J. Eisenstein Breast Center at Providence Medford Medical Center. Call 732-6295 for times.

BREAST CANCER: Steps Ahead, a breast cancer-support walking group sponsored by Providence Medford Medical Center, meets at 8:30 a.m. Fridays. Call 732-6295.

BREAST CANCER: Support and education group meets from 12:30 to 2 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at the Rogue Valley Medical Center, First Floor Conference Room B. Call 789-6176 or 789-4342.

BREAST CANCER: A women's breast cancer support group meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Three Rivers Outpatient Center, on the corner of Washington and Midland, Conference Room C, Grants Pass. Call Sandy Radtke at 472-7038 or 472-7040.

BREATHING PROBLEMS: 779-9618.

CANCER: American Cancer Society Providence Cancer Resource Center. Helps patients, family and friends locate information and resources. Free wigs and breast prosthesis available. Call 732-7004 or 800-227-2345.

CANCER: A support group for people with oral, head and neck cancers meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. the second Friday of the month at Providence Cancer Center Conference Room. Call Richard Boucher at 732-7050 or e-mail richard.boucher@hp.com.

CANCER: A men's cancer support group meets from 10 to 11 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Washington Outpatient Center, Conference Room C, 1505 N.W. Washington Blvd., Grants Pass. Free. Call 476-3787.

CANCER: Rogue Valley Prostate Cancer Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Ashland Community Hospital. Call Ted Clay at 482-6435.

CANCER: American Cancer Society. 779-6091, hot line 800-ACS-2345.

CANCER: Three Rivers Women's Cancer Support Group at Three Rivers Community Hospital. Call Ali at 476-3787 or MaryAnn at 846-6798.

CANCER: Southern Oregon Prostate Cancer Support Group at Three Rivers Community Hospital Outpatient Building. Call Rip or Ali at 476-3787.

CANCER: Caring & Sharing, meets at Dubs Cancer Center Library, Rogue Valley Medical Center. Call 789-5006. Breast cancer: Siskiyou County, 530-842-5050 or 530-842-5922; Josephine County, 476-3787 or 474-4498.

CANCER TREATMENT CENTER: Klamath County, Merle West, 883-4171.

CAN-SURVIVE: A confidential support group for cancer survivors and their families meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Three Rivers Outpatient Center, corner of Washington and Midland, Conference Room B., Grants Pass. Call Sandy Radtke at 473-7038 or 472-7040.

CANDLELIGHTERS FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER: Michelle Morton, Medford, 941-5069.

CARING PARENTS: For families of premature or critically ill infants. 772-5141.

CESAREAN AND VBAC: Support group forming. Call 488-6295.

CHRISTIAN 12-STEP RECOVERY GROUPS: Groups meet weekly. Call 773-4004.

CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS: Meets weekly. Call 664-7231.

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS: A support group for bereaved parents. Call Carol Clum at 779-6581 or e-mail carolclum@aol.com or visit www.compassionatefriends.org.

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS: Meets 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays in the Fireside Room at the First Presbyterian Church in Ashland. Call Tim at 597-2462. In Grants Pass, meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Luke's Episcopal Church.

DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: A local chapter of the DBSA meets from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Fridays at 11 Myrtle, near East Main in Medford. For more information, call Suzanne at 772-3383. There is no fee for these groups. Those with only depression and those with bipolar disorder as well as dual diagnosis are welcome to attend.

DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR: The Moody Blues support group meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday at Ashland Community Hospital. Call Michael at 482-2703 or e-mail moodyblues_oregon@yahoo.com.

DIABETES GROUPS:


Diabetes Support Clinic: Weekly group sessions that support diabetes lifestyle changes. Bring your record of food and/or blood sugar. No fee, call for time and dates. Providence Diabetes Learning Center 541-732-7913.

Medford Diabetes Support Group for adults. Call 789-5906.

Parents, Grandparents & Caregivers of Children with Diabetes Support Group: Asante Diabetes Care Center, Medford. Call 789-5906, Option 1.

Asante Insulin Pump Club: Call 789-5906, Option 1.

Grants Pass: For adults. Jerry Acklen Diabetes Support Group, Grants Pass, call 479-7070 or 472-7120 or 479-3543.

Illinois Valley: For adults. Call 597-2221.

DIVORCED/SEPARATED: Meets 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Sacred Heart School, 449 S. Ivy St., Medford. Call Frank Young at 821-2445.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A support group for survivors of domestic violence meets Tuesdays in Eagle Point. The sessions are free, confidential and facilitated by trained domestic violence advocates. Snacks are provided. For information on time and location, call 890-4730 or 864-8715.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Free support group for female survivors of domestic violence — various locations, some with childcare. Call 779-2393, ext. 366. Spanish: 779-2393, ext. 300.

DOWN SYNDROME: Education, outreach, support. Call 535-8666, mail@dsaso.org.

DUNN HOUSE: Moms' parenting and education group. Call 779-2393, ext. 242.

DYSTONIA: For people suffering from blepharospasms, spasmodic torticollis, oromandibular dystonia, spasmodic dysphonia or writer's cramp. Call 474-2951 or 779-1945.

EATING DISORDERS: Call Karrie Hughes, 857-0694.

EMPOWERMENT: For men and women. Call Kathleen Finnegan at 488-2926.

EYELIDS: Call Lee Gallaher, 772-8846 (days) or 899-7255 (evenings).

FIBROMYALGIA/CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME: Call 482-2606 or 482-9794.

FORGIVEN AND SET FREE: Support for women feeling regrets or distress of abortions. Call 772-1921.

FORMER MORMON SUPPORT GROUP: Meets at 2 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Upper Room Cafe at Ashland Christian Fellowship at Hersey and Oak Streets in Ashland.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS:

Medford: 7 p.m. Fridays; 5 p.m. Sundays. Call Bill at 944-6133.

Gold Hill: 7 p.m. Mondays in the Harvest Time Fellowship meeting room, 234 Second Ave., next to the post office. For more information, call Aaron at 778-9762.

Grants Pass: 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; noon first, third and fifth Saturdays; 12:30 p.m. second and fourth Sunday. Call 877-891-5112.

GAMBLING HOTLINE: Locally, 877-891-5112; Portland, 800-233-8479.

GAMBLING TREATMENT AND RECOVERY: Grants Pass. Call 474-5363 or 1-877-2 STOP NOW for statewide referrals.

GAY/LESBIAN/BISEXUAL/TRANSGENDER YOUTH: Not Straight Not Sure meets twice a month, once as a support group and once as a social group. Call 800-466-7005, ext. 3, or e-mail notstraightnotsure@hotmail.com

GRANDPARENTS AS PARENTS: Call Jean Fyfe at 779-2393 ext. 242.

GRANDPARENTS SUPPORT GROUP: Call Carol Terry at 471-2863.

GRANDPARENTS SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30-7:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month at KIDS, 226 N. Ross Lane, Medford. Call 734-5150, ext. 1014.

GRIEF: Ashland Community Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care Services holds bereavement support group meetings from 3-4:30 p.m. Thursdays in the conference room at Ashland Community Hospital, 280 Maple St. Call Cynthia Meilicke, MS, for preregistration and information at 552-9900.

GRIEF: The Compassionate Friends — for bereaved parents and grandparents. Call 779-6581.

GRIEF: WinterSpring Center for Living with Loss and Grief. Call 552-0620.

GRIEF: Journey Through Grief Support Group. Providence Medford Medical Center. Call 732-6532 or 732-6869.

GRIEF: Support group for children ages 6 and up. Call WinterSpring at 552-0620.

GRIEF: Dealing with the loss of a pet. Call 552-0620.

HAWTHORNE PEER SUPPORT GROUP: For those dealing with mental illness. Call Sheila at 245-8889.

HEARING IMPAIRED: People who have access to the Internet can go online with others who are hard of hearing. Contact Jack Nichols at 830-0040 or jnichols0040@charter.net.

HEART DISEASE/HEART SURGERY: Mended Hearts, Chapter 137, 772-0478.

HEPATITIS C: The Rogue Hepatitis C Support group meets monthly on the third Sunday. Members share their experiences and information. We are a mix of those who have been treated and cured, treated and relapsed, and those untreated. For more information call Dee at 944-4668 or email RogueHepC@gmail.com.

HEPATITIS C: Meets twice a month. Call Dee at 944-4668 or e-mail RogueHepC@gmail.com

HIV DISEASE: 772-1777.

HOMICIDE UMBRELLA GROUP FOR SURVIVORS (HUGS): For those who have lost a loved one to homicide. Call 774-8187 for referral.

HOSPICE BEREAVEMENT: Transitions, a hospice bereavement support group, meets at 7 p.m. Mondays. Call 608-4831.

ICAN: A group providing support and education to prevent unnecessary cesareans. Monthly meetings. Call Roanna at 488-6295.

IMPAIRED FERTILITY: Medford Care & Share, for those with impaired fertility. Call the Helpline, 503-762-0449.

IMPAIRED HEARING: Call Bill or Joan at 664-8996.

KIDNEY DISEASE: 776-4805.

KID'S KONNECTED: For kids who have a parent with cancer. Call Shelley Bailey at 601-5935.

KINSHIP PARENTING GROUP: Call Jean Fyfe at 779-2393, ext. 242.

LESBIAN WOMEN'S SUPPORT GROUP: Call 488-6990.

LETTING GO: Call 476-1200 or visit Web at www.guyfinley.com.


LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE Meets at Smullin Health Education Center. Call Gail Gallaher at 292-8775 or 800-681-9851 or see www.alsa-or.org.

LYMPHEDEMA: Call 789-5543.

MENIERE'S DISEASE: For people who have been diagnosed with Meniere's Disease will meet twice monthly, at 7:30 p.m. every other Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Lori Mayfield. Meniere's Disease is an abnormality of the inner ear causing vertigo, tinnitus, fluctuating hearing loss and sensation of pressure or pain in the affected ear. The disorder usually affects only one ear and is a common cause of hearing loss.

Lori Mayfield be contacted at 541-601-4661 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Also through e-mail at justlori1@yahoo.com with "ears" in the subject line.

MENOPAUSE: Call Dee Copley, 773-2595.

MENSA: Southern Oregon Mensa holds meetings at 6 p.m. the second Friday of the month. Call Tina at 899-3935.

MENTAL HEALTH: Hawthorne Peer Support Group for dealing with any type of mental illness. Call 245-8889.

MENTALLY ILL: National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Southern Oregon, a peer support group for mental health, meets second and fourth Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Smullin Center. 245-4811

MENTAL HEALTH GROUP: National Alliance for Mental Illness, a mental health support group, meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays each month at the Smullin Center at the Rogue Valley Medical Center. All people living with mental illness are welcome. Call 664-2987 or 245-4811.

MOMS CLUB OF MEDFORD: Support for stay-at-home moms with weekly play groups, outings, etc. Call Medford Parks and Recreation at 774-2400 or see www.geocities.com/medfordmomsclub

MOMS CLUB: Provides friendship and support for mothers with young children. Call Bernadette at 245-0794 or e-mail medfordmomsclub@yahoo.com.

MOMS PARENTING SUPPORT GROUP: Call 779-4357. Meets weekly to support moms in helping children and moms heal from the effects of abusers.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: Meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Smullin Center. Call John at 779-9155 or Nel at 779-2882.

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY SUPPORT GROUP: Meets at Providence. Call Janet at 732-5679 or Shelley at 621-3084.

NAMI-SO: National Alliance for Mental Illness, a mental health support group, meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second, fourth and fifth Wednesdays of each month at the Smullin Center at Rogue Valley Medical Center. All people living with mental illness are welcome. Call 664-2987 or 245-4811.

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP This group for family members and friends of addicts meets from 6:30-7:45 p.m. Thursdays at Samaritan Counseling Building, Fifth and Oakdale, Medford. Nar-Anon Family Group is a 12-step support group for the friends and family members of addicts, or someone suffering from a drug problem(s). Call Libby at 482-6796.

NARCONON: Support group for people with drug addictions. Call 800-556-8885.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 858-0555.

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS: A 12-step program. Meets Wednesdays. Call 779-8118.

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS: 12-step smoking cessation support group meets from 6:30 to 7:30 Tuesdays at the First Congregational Church in Ashland. Call Sara at 488-1997.

OFF OUR ROCKERS! For grandparents or other relatives raising related children. Call Jean Fyfe at 779-2393, Ext. 242.

OREGON VOICE OF THE RETARDED: For family and friends. Call 503-639-8950.

OSTOMY: Call Susan Watson at 608-4313 or e-mail SWatson@Asante.org or call Charlene McCreight at 488-9159, or e-mail charlenemccr8@msn.com.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 779-1190.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS/GREYSHEET: A 12-step program for compulsive overeaters. Call Annette at 858-7957. Meets at a private location.

MOMS PARENTING GROUP: Meets weekly to support moms in helping children and moms heal from effect of abusers. Call 779-2393.

PARENT SUPPORT GROUP: For parents of socially, behaviorally or emotionally-challenged children. Call Laura at 210-2487.

PARENTING GROUP: For parents with children of various ages, call Community Works at 779-2393, ext. 242. For Youth and Family Counseling for ages 10-18, call 779-2393.

PFLAG: Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) 488-1142 or 512-0326.

PARKINSON'S DISEASE: In Ashland, call Herschel King at 488-3035; for the Rogue Valley Parkinson's Support Group, call Henry Colen at 857-6550; in Grants Pass, call Dorothy Zemansky at 479-6588.

PET LOSS: Call WinterSpring at 552-0620.

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: Fax 770-4218.

PRISON FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES: Call Myrna, 664-1506.

PROSTATE CANCER: Call Ted Clay at 482-6435. Meets at 7 p.m. first Tuesday of the month at Ashland Community Hospital.

RISE & SHINE: New Alcoholics Anonymous meeting 7 to 8 a.m. Fridays at Parkside Cafe in Medford. Call 774-4933.

S-ANON PIONEER GROUP: For those affected by another person's sex behavior. Meets in Grants Pass. Call 615-833-3152 or 479-0140. Web site: www.sanon.org.

SEX ADDICTS ANONYMOUS: 888-340-5617.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS HEALING (SASH). : Meets in Medford and Ashland. Call 951-0859 or 840-6672.

SISTER SOURCE: Provides opportunities for women of all ages to form friendships and support groups. Call 482-0071.

SLAA: Women-only 12-step meeting 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Rogue Valley Medical Center basement conference room E. Call 535-4119.

SLEEP APNEA: A.W.A.K.E. group. 608-4320.

SOS (Secular Organization for Sobriety/Save Our Selves), a support organization for people recovering from alcohol and drug abuse, has added a new local group. Meetings will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at SOS, 1604 W. Main St., Medford. For more information e-mail paulmykol@yahoo.com.

SOUTHERN OREGON BRAINSTORMERS: Support and social club for people with brain injury. Call 621-9974.

STEPS AHEAD: A breast cancer-support walking group sponsored by Providence Medford Medical Center, meets at 8:30 a.m. Fridays. Call 732-6295.

STROKE SURVIVORS: Meets at Providence Medford Medical Center. Call Janet at 732-5679 or Priscilla at 732-5676.

SURVIVORS GALORE: For people with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses and their families and friends. 482-5940 or 482-9655.

TERMINAL ILLNESS: For adults dealing with the care and impending loss of a terminally ill parent. Call Asante Home Care & Hospice at 608-4831.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): Ashland, 482-3827 and 482-7615; Medford, 734-4768, 773-5984, 772-2137, 779-5604; Eagle Point, 830-1503, 826-3671; Shady Cove 878-3609 or 878-8235; Central Point, 664-2123.

TOPS: Meets at Foothill Church, 2722 Springbrook, Medford. Call Brenda at 326-1961 or Joyce at 840-2492.

TRANSGENDERED, CD or TV: For information, write to Chrysalis, P.O. Box 1793, Klamath Falls, OR 97601.


TRANSITIONS: Hospice bereavement support group meets at 11 a.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month. Call 608-4831.

VISION IMPAIRED: Jackson Council of the Blind, 779-3653.

WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY: Support group at Ashland Community Hospital. Call Sindra 488-7452; support group at the Smullin Center in Medford. Call 282-6698.

WINTERSPRING: Call 552-0620.

WOMEN ALIVE Breast cancer support group. Call 732-6295 or 582-3965.

WOMEN'S GROUPS: The Southern Oregon University Women's Resource Center offers programs in empowerment and self-defense, rape and domestic violence education. Call 552-6216.


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