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The starting gun is up
for 2008 Olympic Trials
The official one-year countdown to the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials will begin Saturday at the Fifth Street Public Market with a two-hour celebration and unveiling of a clock similar to the ones stationed around Beijing counting the days to the 2008 Olympic Games Olympic games, premier athletic meeting of ancient Greece, and, in modern times, series of international sports contests. The Olympics of Ancient Greece
Although records cannot verify games earlier than 776 B.C. .
Elected officials, including Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy "Kitty" Piercy is the current mayor of Eugene, Oregon, sworn in January of 2005.
The press dubbed Piercy's election part of a "shift to the left" for the Eugene City Council. and Springfield Mayor Sid Leiken, will speak leading up to the unveiling. Children will be able to play in a miniature high jump pit and with the shot put roll, a news release says.
Attendees will have the chance to sign up to volunteer or otherwise participate in with effort. Information on the organizing committee's initiatives toward economic and environmental sustainability and cultural diversity also will be available.
`The coming year will go by quickly," says Kari Westlund, president of the Convention & Visitors Association of Lane County Oregon and member of the event organizing committee.
"We want everyone to join us for this festive fes·tive
1. Of, relating to, or appropriate for a feast or festival.
2. Merry; joyous: a festive party. community kickoff of what will be an exciting, work-filled year ahead as we prepare to host this significant national event."
The free celebration is hosted by KEZI Sports Director Joe Giansante. It features music by Steel Magnolias and food from Fifth Street restaurants.
Saturday in North Bend North Bend is the name of several places in the United States of America:
NORTH BEND - The Mill Casino, located off Highway 101, will host an international lumberjack competition on Saturday.
The seventh annual Bay Area Lumberjack Competition features an international lineup A criminal investigation technique in which the police arrange a number of individuals in a row before a witness to a crime and ask the witness to identify which, if any, of the individuals committed the crime. of world class timber athletes. They will vie for more than $8,000 in prizes.
The family-friendly spectacle includes such events as ax throwing, pole climbing, springboard chop See channel op.
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Gates, located on the north side of the casino, open at 11 a.m., with free bleacher bleach·er
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2. An often unroofed outdoor grandstand for seating spectators. Often used in the plural. seating available.
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