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Domestic Violence Clinic slates benefit dinner

The Domestic Violence Clinic will host a fundraiser dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Three Square Restaurant, 2835 Oak St., Eugene.

Tickets cost $15, which includes appetizers, beer and wine. Full dinner and bar menus available on a cash basis.

RSVP (ReSerVation Protocol) A communications protocol that signals a router to reserve bandwidth for real time transmission. RSVP is designed to clear a path for audio and video traffic, eliminating annoying skips and hesitations.  to Heather Young Heather Young was an actress who is best known for playing the character Betty Hamilton on the television series Land of the Giants.

Young was born Patricia Kay Petersen on in Bremerton, Washington. She began her entertainment career as a singer at Disneyland.
 at hyoung@thorp-purdy.com or 747-3354.

The Domestic Violence Clinic is a joint program of the University of Oregon School of Law The University of Oregon School of Law, housed in the Knight Law Center, is Oregon's state funded law school. The school was founded in 1884.[1] The school is located on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, Oregon, on the corner of 15th and Agate streets, , Lane County Legal Aid, Womenspace and Sexual Assault Support Services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services . The clinic provides third-year law students with experience representing victims of domestic violence.

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  plan meeting for prospective members

The Girl Scouts of Western Rivers Council will hold a meeting for individuals interested in scouting from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday April 18at 1577 Pearl St.

Summer resident camp, day camps, troop meetings and other activities will be discussed.

For more information, call 485-5911.

League of Women Voters League of Women Voters, voluntary public service organization of U.S. citizens. Organized in 1920 in Chicago as an outgrowth of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, it had as its original nucleus the leaders of the latter organization.  to discuss water law

The economics of Oregon's water law is the topic of this month's Third Thursday event of the League of Women Voters of Lane County.

The meeting will look at the law, which was enacted in the 19th century and permanently grants the first owner of a water rights allocation first rights for available water, even in cases where there is a need for more beneficial use of that water.

The speaker is Ernie Niemi, an economist with ECONorthwest. The Thursday event is open to the public. It begins at 11:45 a.m. with an optional lunch buffet for $10. The formal program follows at 12:15 p.m.

The Third Thursday meetings take place at The Mallard mallard: see duck.
mallard

Abundant “wild duck” (Anas platyrhynchos, family Anatidae) of the Northern Hemisphere, ancestor of most domestic ducks. The mallard is a typical dabbling duck in its general habits and courtship display.
 Banquet Hall Definition
A banquet hall is a room used for social gatherings like receptions, reunions, parties, and business events.
, 725 W. First St., Eugene.

For reservations, which are not required, and more information, call 343-7917.

Forum to discuss schools' policies on discrimination

The Gay Straight Alliance will hold a forum from 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Q Center, 1309 Lincoln St., to discuss the harassment and discrimination policies at Eugene, Bethel and Springfield school districts. The forum is free and open to the public.

County to honor workers for helpful advice

Six Lane County employees will be recognized for their cost-efficient advice during the commissioners' meeting at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday in the Public Serving Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene.

The S.A.V.E. Awards - Suggestions Are Valuable to Employees - will go to:

Damien Sands, of Health and Human Services Noun 1. Health and Human Services - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
Department of Health and Human Services, HHS
, for suggesting a commingling Combining things into one body.

The term commingling is most often applied to funds or assets. When a fiduciary, a person entrusted with the management of funds other than his or her own in trust, mixes trust money with that of others, the fiduciary is commingling
 process for recycling containers. Officials said this will cut down on garbage and could generate a monetary rebate from waste management companies.

Ron Gernhardt, of public works public works
pl.n.
Construction projects, such as highways or dams, financed by public funds and constructed by a government for the benefit or use of the general public.

Noun 1.
 fleet services Fleet is a motorway service station on the M3 near Basingstoke. It is owned by Welcome Break. It was originally built in a Scandinavian style and in 1992 won "Loo of the Year". , for suggesting the use of an organic solvent as a cleaning agent to remove asphalt residue, which will save money, officials said.

Jerry Hibler, of the public works bridge crew, who constructed a scaffold system to work on the lead abatement bridge program. The old system had to be rented, officials said.

Terri White, of the sheriff's office, who submitted medical expenses to the Law Enforcement Medical Liability Account for injuries incurred by inmates while in the custody of deputies. The cost was previously paid by the county.

Robert Hickok and Patrick Utter, of the sheriff's office, for their proposals to increase jail capacity by closing the third floor and opening up the dorms and intake. Officials said the move saves staff time and frees up 23 more beds

.

Kaufman Senior Center plans Alzheimer's series

A 10-week series on living with Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's disease (ăls`hī'mərz, ôls–), degenerative disease of nerve cells in the cerebral cortex that leads to atrophy of the brain and senile dementia.  will begin Thursday and run through June 22 at the Kaufman Senior Center.

"Living With Memory Loss" is for people who have memory loss and their caretakers. The series is free and will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the senior center, 996 Jefferson St.

The classes are sponsored by Cascade Adult Center, the Alzheimer's Association and New Horizons In-Home Care. To register, call the Cascade Adult Center at 726-4484.

Applicants sought for commission on families

Lane County is seeking applicants for the Commission on Children and Families.

The commission promotes wellness for Lane County children and families. Applications are available in the Board of County Commissioners' Office, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. The term is two years. The deadline to apply is May 8.

For more information, call 682-4671.

County health council needs volunteers

The Lane County Board of Commissioners seeks applicants for the Community Health Council.

The council provides comprehensive health care to low-income, uninsured and underinsured un·der·in·sure  
tr.v. un·der·in·sured, un·der·in·sur·ing, un·der·in·sures
To insure under a policy that provides inadequate benefits: Be certain that you are not underinsured against catastrophic illness.
 people.

The term is three years, and the deadline to apply is May 12. Applications are available in the Board of Commissioners' Office, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene.

For more information, call 682-3797.

Harrisburg is finalist for All-America City Award The All-America City Award is given by the National Civic League annually to ten cities in the United States.

The award is the oldest community recognition program in the nation and recognizes communities whose citizens work together to identify and tackle community-wide
 

HARRISBURG - This city of 3,275 residents is a finalist for the 2006 All-America City Awards.

Harrisburg joins 33 other finalists for the honor. Sherwood, with a population of 14,540, is the only other Oregon finalist. Both will make presentations to an All-America City Jury in Anaheim, Calif., on June 10 and 11. The National Civic Leagues gives the award to 10 cities each year.

The city's application focused on the breadth of organizations working to improve the community, City Administrator Bruce Cleeton said.

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