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Mount Pisgah Arboretum 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, "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, 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 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 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 Volunteer of the Year; and Reed Rosenberg, a 15-year-old Sheldon High School 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 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 at Valley River Center.

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