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Mount Pisgah Arboretum The Mount Pisgah Arboretum (85 ha / 209 acres) is a non-profit arboretum and botanical garden located within the Howard Buford Recreation Area (930 ha / 2,300 acre), between the Coast Fork of the Willamette River and the slopes of Mount Pisgah near Eugene-Springfield, Oregon,  annual meeting scheduled

Mount Pisgah Arboretum will hold its annual meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. The agenda will include a presentation by KEZI meteorologist John Fischer John Fischer (* 1930 in Antwerpen) is a pianist, composer and sculptor. During the 1970s, during the loft jazz era in New York City, Fischer ran a performance loft and gallery known as Environ. He is leader of the group Interface and he performed with a.o. , "Climate Change and Its Impact on Pacific Northwest Habitat Systems," a status report, election of new board members and presentation of awards. A dessert reception will precede the meeting at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For information, call 747-3817.

Free seminar to offer information on menopause

Menopause College, a free seminar in which participants will be guided through the process - both emotional and physical - of menopause, is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Hilton Eugene, 66 E. Sixth Ave..

Dr. Paula Jewett from the Menopause Center at Women's Care will cover topics including the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy Hormone Replacement Therapy Definition

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the use of synthetic or natural female hormones to make up for the decline or lack of natural hormones produced in a woman's body.
, lifestyle choices, findings of major studies and underlying medical issues that may affect the mid-life transition.

Registration is limited to 100 women. Call Jennifer Ocker at 541-345-7756, or register online at www.womenscare.com.

Doctors to speak on preconception pre·con·cep·tion  
n.
An opinion or conception formed in advance of adequate knowledge or experience, especially a prejudice or bias.

Noun 1.
 planning

A free preconception planning workshop for anyone thinking about having a baby is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Women's Care , 598 E 13th Ave., Eugene.

Participants will hear from Women's Care physicians on a variety of topics, including the best time to conceive, the latest on family history, recognizing infertility, exercise, diet and nutrition and ultrasound.

Seating is limited. Pre-register by calling Jennifer Ocker at 541-345-7756, or register online at www.womenscare.com.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Eugene volunteers earn recognition from Red Cross

The local chapter of the American Red Cross American Red Cross: see Red Cross.  recognized four Eugene volunteers during its annual meeting this fall.

Honored by the agency's Oregon Pacific chapter were Gailord Hamit, who was Disaster Services Volunteer of the Year for his work with the Lane County Disaster Action Team; Tex Estes, the Meals on Wheels n. 1. A program that delivers hot meals to persons, such as the elderly or disabled, who are confined to their homes and unable to cook for themselves; also, the meals thus delivered. Such programs are usually conducted by governmental or charitable organizations.  Volunteer of the Year; and Reed Rosenberg, a 15-year-old Sheldon High School Sheldon High School may refer to:
  • Sheldon High School (Eugene, Oregon)
  • Sheldon High School (Iowa)
  • Sheldon High School (Missouri)
  • Sheldon High School (Sacramento, California)
  • Sheldon High School Summer Theatre, Sheldon, Iowa
 student, the Youth Volunteer of the Year, for his work as president of the First Aid Service Team. Garry Kunkel was given the Robert F. Jackson leadership award for his efforts as chairman of the chapter's board of representatives the past two years.

AARP AARP, a nonprofit, nonpartisan national organization dedicated to "enriching the experience of aging"; membership is open to people age 50 or older. Founded in 1958 by Ethel Percy Andrus as American Association of Retired Persons, AARP now has over 30 million  organization gives out community service award

The AARP/Oregon named Eugene resident Martha Tippetts to receive its most prestigious award for volunteers.

Tippetts was given the 2004 Andrus Award for Community Service for her work in AARP's driving program. In her nearly seven years as an instructor, she has helped several hundred people improve their driving skills.

The award goes to AARP members and volunteers who significantly help the lives of people 50 and older.

Tippetts received the award in a ceremony Nov. 4 at the

OASIS Education Center in the Meier & Frank rotunda rotunda

In Classical and Neoclassical architecture, a building or room that is circular in plan and covered with a dome. The Pantheon is a Classical Roman rotunda. The Villa Rotonda at Vicenza, designed by Andrea Palladio, is an Italian Renaissance example.
 at Valley River Center Valley River Center is a shopping mall located in Eugene, Oregon. As the largest shopping center south of Portland and north of San Francisco, this mall comprises over 130 local and national stores and restaurants. .

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