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…

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…

Tiny Homes Community Meeting Follow Up

We had a great turnout on 2/22/17 from the community and an informative Q&A on microhousing options in Eugene. People attended from Southeast Neighbors, Far West, River Road, Santa Clara, Jefferson Westside, Friendly, Harlow, Amazon, Southwest Hills, and Downtown. Representatives from the Active Transportation Committee, the Sustainability Commission, and the Neighborhood Leaders Council participated along with…

What are South Eugene Neighbors Talking about on NextDoor.com?

Southeast Neighbors are using NextDoor.com to: Quickly get the word out about a break-in Organize a Neighborhood Watch Group Track down a trustworthy babysitter Sell furntiture and knick knacks Ask for help keeping an eye out for a lost dog Find a new home for an outgrown bike Finally call that nice man down the…