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Speaker to recall 1960 Republican convention

Republican Women Central Lane will hold its next meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Eugene.

Speaker Esther Geddes will discuss her experiences at the 1960 Republican convention.

Kerry and Stuart Ferguson will provide a look at the 2008 Republican convention.

The dinner costs $15.

Register by Wednesday by calling 485-4100 or e-mail

Kidsports Bids for Kids draws in $24,000

The inaugural Kidsports Bids for Kids radio auction netted more than $24,000 for

the Kidsports scholarship program to assist low-income children who participate in sports.

Kidsports provided scholarships to 2,400 children in 2007 for a total of $150,000.

To donate to the Kidsports scholarship fund or to donate an item for next year's auction, contact Suzie Hunter, 683-2374, Ext. 116.

Genealogical society?to hold research classes

The Oregon Genealogical Society will hold a series of six classes at the Oregon Genealogical Society Research Library, 955 Oak Alley.

Classes begin Oct. 6, and will be held each Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. through Nov. 10.

The classes are "Beginning Genealogy: What Do You Know?"; "Vital Records"; "To Form or Not to Form"; "Census Records and Soundex"; "Research Resources On & Off Line and Citing Sources."

The cost is $30 for the six classes.

Register by calling 746-2487 or 686-1421, or e-mail

McCain campaign subject of luncheon speech

Greg Leo, the John McCain grass-roots coordinator for Oregon, will be the speaker at the noon Rubicon Society luncheon on Thursday at the Gateway Buffet, 3198 Gateway St., Springfield.

Leo will discuss the state and national campaign to elect McCain for president.

Visitors are welcome. Lunch is optional.

For more information, visit the Rubicon Society Web site at

Eugene film festival seeking volunteers

The Eugene International Film Festival is seeking volunteers for the early October event.

The event runs Oct. 2 through Oct. 5.

For information or to register, call 485-8203 or visit

Fleenor to hold dialogue?at Mapleton restaurant

MAPLETON - West Lane County Commissioner Bill Fleenor will meet at the Gingerbread Restaurant, 12300 Highway 126, Mapleton, on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for a community dialogue.

For more information, call (541) 97-2267, e-mail or go to
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Date:Sep 23, 2008
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