Navigating Difficult Conversations with Your Loved One

by Guy DiTorrice, Community Relations Director, Fox Hollow Residential Care Community BE THE BEST CAREGIVER & FEEL FANTASTIC DOING IT Each person providing care for a senior will embark on their own unique journey. Finding the right information ensures they are able to provide compassionate support and be an advocate for their friends or loved ones. We…

SVDP Launches Fundraising Campaign for SVDP Youth House

from St. Vincent de Paul Society News At a March 9 fundraising launch at the former Cascade Presbyterian Church in south Eugene, speakers ranging from Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis and Lane County Board Chairman Pat Farr to philanthropist/activist Tom Bowerman and St. Vincent de Paul Executive Director Terry McDonald exhorted a standing-room-only crowd to give generously…

Making Some Noise Over Jake Brakes

Marti Gerdes from Fox Hollow wants neighbors to contact City Officials to ban compression release engine brakes — often called “Jake brakes,” a term that comes from a Jacobs Engine brake, within city limits. “I have written to the City and so far no reply; if there are a LOT of messages, perhaps they’ll listen.…

City Offers First Report on South Willamette Street Improvements

New data about the re-striping of South Willamette Street shows the street is functioning well — and that critics’ concerns about major back-ups and decreased business activity have not come true. Chris Henry, a city Transportation Planning Engineer and the Project Lead for the South Willamette project, shared data on the South Willamette Street Improvement Plan at a City Council work session…

Seeking Housing Policy Board Members

Applications are being accepted from community members interested in serving on the Lane County Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board.  The Mission of the HPB is to increase the availability of decent, affordable housing, for low and very low income families and individuals in Lane County. The Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board (HPB) acts as a forum for public…