Byline: The Register-Guard
Oregon's legacy of track to be featured at meeting
Kari Westlund, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of the Convention and Visitors Association of Lane County Oregon, will be the featured speaker at the Osher Lifelong Learning Lifelong learning is the concept that "It's never too soon or too late for learning", a philosophy that has taken root in a whole host of different organisations. Lifelong learning is attitudinal; that one can and should be open to new ideas, decisions, skills or behaviors. Institute Town Meeting, a free community event scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday at the Baker Downtown Center, 975 High St.
The meeting begins with an informal social and information fair, followed by a brief membership meeting and the featured speaker.
The bi-monthly gatherings are open to the public.
Westlund will discuss the legacy of track and field in Oregon and the plans for the future of track and field, starting with the Olympic Trials this summer.
For information on the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, call 346-0697 or visit osher.uoregon.edu/.
Mayor Piercy to speak at monthly meeting
Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy "Kitty" Piercy is the current mayor of Eugene, Oregon, sworn in January of 2005.
The press dubbed Piercy's election part of a "shift to the left" for the Eugene City Council. will meet with residents at 5 p.m. Thursday at Albertsons, 311 Coburg Road, during her monthly one-on-one meetings.
Wetlands exploration events planned in Eugene
The second annual Walkin' and Rollin' Through the Wetlands will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A dozen local organizations will have educational displays to showcase the wonders of the wetlands, including wildlife, plants and restoration projects. The event will take place along the Fern Ridge Path between Belt Line and Greenhill roads.
There will also be two walks in the wetlands today.
The first is from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Meet at the West Eugene Wetland project office, 751 S. Danebo Ave. Wear shoes that can get muddy and wet; binoculars binoculars
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This evening, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Bureau of Land Management botanist Cheshire Mayrsohn will guide participants through the world of wetland plants. Meet at the wetlands office, and prepare to walk on a gravel gravel, particles of rock, i.e., stones and pebbles, usually round in form and intermediate in size between sand grains and boulders. Gravel is composed of various kinds of rock, the most common constituent being the mineral quartz. trail.
This walk is intended for adults.
For information or to register, call 683-6494 or send an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eugene city manager to hear residents' ideas
As part of public outreach Outreach is an effort by an organization or group to connect its ideas or practices to the efforts of other organizations, groups, specific audiences or the general public. , Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz will hear what residents have to say on Thursday at Irving Elementary School elementary school: see school. , 3200 Hyacinth Hyacinth, in Greek mythology
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coun Andrea Ortiz, will be from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Educational conference offered at co-op center
The Co-op Family Center will hold an educational conference, "Parents as Partners, Children as Protagonists, Teachers as Guides," on Saturday at the co-op, 2250 Patterson St.
The co-op is the only early childhood education program in the Eugene-Springfield area inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy.
Conference presenters will be discussing Reggio methods with educators as well as parents.
For information, call Alisa at 346-5590 or Tami at 346-5586.