BRIEFLY.Byline: The Register-Guard
Reality TV program
features Pacific Yurts
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). - Pacific Yurts, a maker of domed, tentlike living structures, is going prime time.
The Cottage Grove-based company last month donated do·nate
v. do·nat·ed, do·nat·ing, do·nates
To present as a gift to a fund or cause; contribute.
To make a contribution to a fund or cause. two of its yurts to a Washington Washington, town, England
Washington, town (1991 pop. 48,856), Sunderland metropolitan district, NE England. Washington was designated one of the new towns in 1964 to alleviate overpopulation in the Tyneside-Wearside area. state family chosen for an episode of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition."
The reality show features designers, contractors and workers who build or repair a home for a family in need.
Alan Bair, president of Pacific Yurts, said he was contacted by the show's producers to help the Seattle area Dore family.
Roseanne Dore's home burned down last March, and there was no insurance coverage to rebuild it. When the producers learned that Dore had dreamed of building a camping area for Girl Scouts Girl Scouts, recreational and service organization founded (1912) in Savannah, Ga., by Mrs. Juliette Gordon Low (1860–1927). It was originally modeled after the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, organizations created in Great Britain by Sir Robert Baden-Powell during on her property using yurts as the centerpiece, they called Bair.
Bair said he was hesitant hes·i·tant
Inclined or tending to hesitate.
hesi·tant·ly adv. at first because he "didn't have a good impression of reality TV shows." But after researching the show, and learning that its intent was to help people down on their luck, he decided to pitch in. The show featuring the yurts is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. Jan. 9.