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The Soap Creek Schoolhouse is available for use throughout the year for small meetings of local interest. Please obtain permission and a key by contacting Nancy Hyde at 541-745-7470.

A $20 key deposit is required. Rental fees: schools and community groups, no charge. Small private groups, $20. Profit-making groups, $20-100, to be negotiated in advance. Ongoing classes: $5 per day. All groups must leave the premises tidy.

No running water is available. A permanent modern outhouse facility is on- site. Lights, electricity (2 outlets) and heat are available.

Please note: the Schoolhouse Foundation does not endorse any political or religious group but does allow its facilities to be used by such groups.


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Soap Creek Schoolhouse Foundation Annual Newsletter
(June 2021)

(Thanks to Nancy Hyde for putting this together)

> CLICK HERE to view the PDF document (Adobe Acrobat Required)

Your Dues and Donations received in 2020 = $2,277, plus
Virtual Garage Sale Income = $765
Bottledrop Donations = $477

TOTAl: $3,519

(Leftover funds are accumulated for major repairs.)

We’d like to ask everyone who enjoys the presence of the Schoolhouse to send in $10 for membership dues. Anyone can be a member, no matter your location! THANKS!

What did we spend your money on, last year?

  • $733 Insurance
  • $415 Electricity
  • $70 State Corporation fees
  • $66 Forest Fire Protection fees
  • $112 Maintenance and Repairs
  • $100 Website Hosting
  • $38 Newsletter Printing/mailing

$1,534 Total

The Soap Creek neighborhood newsletter via email has been up and running for four years now. It comes out a few times each month and contains information submitted by the neighbors themselves. There are notices of lost dogs (very successful!), advertisements of local produce and services, items for immediate attention, and details of meetings that people might like to attend. If you'd like to make sure you receive the "weekly" email neighborhood newsletter, send your own email address(es) to Nancy Hyde, NHyde@peak.org. She'll put you on the list!