BRIEFLY.Byline: The Register-Guard
for school board seat
Thursday is the application deadline for anyone interested in applying for a soon-to-be-vacant seat on the Eugene School Board. Board veteran Chris Pryor won a seat on the City Council last month and will resign, effective June 23, in order to prepare.
Candidates should submit an application by 5 p.m. and be prepared to make a brief presentation and answer questions from the board at its June 23 meeting. The board will then vote for an appointee APPOINTEE. A person who is appointed or selected for a particular purpose; as the appointee under a power, is the person who is to receive the benefit of the trust or power. , who will serve through June 30, 2005, and could run for election in March 2005 for the subsequent four-year term.
Applications can be downloaded from the district Web site at www.4j.lane.edu. They also are available by fax or mail by calling 687-3321. They can be picked up at the Education Center, 200 N. Monroe St.
Board positions are unpaid and nonpartisan non·par·ti·san
Based on, influenced by, affiliated with, or supporting the interests or policies of no single political party: a nonpartisan commission; nonpartisan opinions. and are not connected to any specific region. Candidates must be registered voters and must have lived within the district boundaries for at least one year at the time of the election.
Applications must be delivered or faxed to the superintendent's office.
Political event set
on U.S. role in Iraq
A teach-in and rally titled "Iraq After June 30: Can We Get Out and How?" will be held Saturday at noon at the Federal Building plaza, East Seventh Avenue and Pearl Street.
Speakers include Gordon Lafer, associate professor with the Labor Education & Research Center at the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. ; Ibrahim Gassama, associate professor of international law at the UO; and Susan Cundiff with Women's Action for New Directions.
The event is sponsored by Progressive Responses, a program of Community Alliance of Lane County. Call 485-1755 for more information.
Addiction addiction: see drug addiction and drug abuse. agency has new
name, logo and slogan A slogan is a memorable motto or phrase used in a political, commercial, religious and other context as a repetitive expression of an idea or purpose.
Slogans vary from the written and the visual to the chanted and the vulgar.
Addiction Counseling and Education Services, better known as ACES, has a new name - emergence.
The nonprofit A corporation or an association that conducts business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive.
Nonprofits are also called not-for-profit corporations. Nonprofit corporations are created according to state law. agency, begun in 1981, serves clients with alcohol, drug or gambling addictions. The agency has offices in Eugene, Springfield, Cottage Grove Cottage Grove, village (1990 pop. 22,935), Washington co., SE Minn., near the St. Croix River; inc. 1965. There is farming (cattle, sheep, corn, and soybeans) and manufacturing (chemicals and machinery). , Florence, Albany, Corvallis and Lebanon.
The agency's board of directors selected the new name because "it speaks as clearly about the results of its services as it does about the process," the agency said in a statement. The full name is emergence Addiction and Behavioral Therapies behavioral therapy
See behavior therapy. .
The agency also adopted a new logo and slogan - "where you come to be" - and has updated its Web site. The Web address soon will change to www.4emergence.com.
One of the largest addiction and mental health agencies in Oregon Oregon, city, United States
Oregon, city (1990 pop. 18,334), Lucas co., NW Ohio, a suburb adjacent to Toledo, on Lake Erie; inc. 1958. It is a port with railroad-owned and -operated docks. The city has industries producing oil, chemicals, and metal products. , emergence offers a range of programs in individual and group counseling, family counseling, alcohol and drug education, mentoring and alumni groups.
For more information, call 687-8993.
Quilts among raffle items in library fund-raiser
BROWNSVILLE - A quilt show and raffle is planned for Friday and Saturday at the Brownsville Community Library, 146 Spaulding Ave.
The event, a fund-raiser for the library, runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in conjunction with the Brownsville Pioneer Picnic, the state's longest-running community celebration.
Several quilts and other items will be raffled. Tickets are $1 or six for $5. The judging and raffle will take place Saturday at 2 p.m.
For information, call (541) 466-3525.
GOP candidate to speak
at Rubicon meeting
Gary Pierpoint, Republican candidate for Oregon House District 13, will discuss his campaign at the Rubicon Society meeting at noon Thursday at the Pearl Street Ice Cream Parlour, 1313 Pearl St.
The event is open to the public. Lunch is optional.
Forum to discuss school memorial for veterans
The Friends of Pacifica Forum will meet at noon Friday in the Century E Room, Erb Memorial Union, University of Oregon.
The topic, "Veterans Memorials: Student Views," will include a continued discussion of the Vietnam War Vietnam War, conflict in Southeast Asia, primarily fought in South Vietnam between government forces aided by the United States and guerrilla forces aided by North Vietnam. memorial proposed for South Eugene High School South Eugene High School is a public high school located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It was founded as Eugene High School around 1900, and was located at Willamette Street and West 11th Avenue in a brick building that later served as Eugene's city hall. .
The event is free. For information, call 344-0483.