BUSINESS GIVING.Byline: The Register-Guard
Pacific Continental Bank gave $2,500 to CASA Ca´sa
n. 1. A house or mansion.
I saw that Enriquez had made no attempt to modernize the old casa, and that even the garden was left in its lawless native luxuriance.
- Bret Harte. of Lane County; $2,300 to FOOD For Lane County; $3,400 to Relief Nursery; $2,500 to ShelterCare; $6,500 to Eugene Emeralds; $1,000 to Northwest Christian College Northwest Christian College is a private, liberal arts college located in Eugene, Oregon and is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Independent Christian Churches/Churches of Christ. ; $2,000 to Oregon Bach Festival The Oregon Bach Festival is an annual celebration of the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, held in Eugene, Oregon in late June and early July. It was co-founded by German conductor Helmuth Rilling and the former president of the American Choral Directors Association, Royce Saltzman, ; $5,000 to University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. Scholars on Board Program; and $4,000 to United Way of Lane County.
The Eugene Active 20-30 Club recently gave a total of $6,700 to the following organizations: First Place Family Center, the Girl Scouts, Northwest Youth Corps, Pearl Buck Center and Fiesta Latina.
Northwest Community Credit Union donated 55 computers, valued at about $27,500, to Thurston High School Thurston High School is located in Springfield, Oregon in Lane County. Their mascot is a black colt. Shooting
On May 20, 1998, student Kipland "Kip" Kinkel killed his parents, William and Faith, both Spanish teachers at local high schools. in Springfield.
Dutch Bros. Co. donated $25,000 to the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
n.pr established in 1913, this national volunteer-based health organization is committed to the elimination of cancer through prevention and treatment and to diminishing cancer suffering through advocacy, scholarship, research, Relay For Life Relay For Life (often shortened to Relay) is a fundraising event of the American Cancer Society, and is now held in many other countries. It is an overnight event designed to spread awareness of cancer prevention, treatments and cures, celebrate survivorship and raise money of Eugene/Springfield.
Peace Cereal, which is made by Eugene-based Golden Temple of Oregon Inc., awarded a $2,000 grant to the Relief Nursery.
Pearl Buck Center Inc., a Eugene-based organization that provides support for people with developmental disabilities, received the following grants: $5,000 from the Chambers Family Foundation; $2,000 from the Bridges Foundation; $1,000 from the Oregon Community Foundation; $500 from the Bankoff/Blanchett Foundation; $292 from Albertsons Community Partners Program; $10,000 from the Robert D. And Marcia H. Randall Charitable Trust; $5,000 from the PGE PGE Pacific Gas and Electric Company
PGE Portland General Electric
PGE Prostaglandin E
PGE Platinum Group Elements
PGE Pacific Great Eastern (Railroad)
PGE Phenyl Glycidyl Ether
PGE Perfect Girl Evolution Foundation; $2,000 from the Fred Meyer Foundation; and a $1,620 book credit from First Book.
The Springfield BPOE BPOE
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
BPOE n abbr (US) (= Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks) → organización benéfica Elks Lodge No. 2145 gave the Springfield Family Resource Center $3,000 for students' backpacks and $2,000 to help fund the center's multicultural camp.
The Assistance League of Eugene has received the following grants: $3,000 from the Brady Trust, which was created to provide funds for clothing or other essential school supplies for needy school-age children; $5,000 from the Oregon Dental Foundation to help fund the league's free dental clinic; $8,000 from the Juan Young Trust, which funds projects to enhance the health, education and welfare of children under age 21 in Oregon.
The Allstate Foundation awarded $500 to the Lions Club Foundation to honor the volunteer work at the foundation of Allstate agent Rich Ruhl.
Reed & Cross gave 7,500 roses, valued at $7,500, to residents of the Eugene-Springfield area as part of its 12th annual Good Neighbor Day. Residents accepted a dozen roses, with the understanding that they would give 11 away to neighbors or strangers.
Business Giving runs monthly. The column recognizes volunteer work, donations and other contributions by businesses, labor groups and others in the private sector. Fax items to Business Giving, 683-7631, or mail them to Business Giving, The Register-Guard, P.O. Box 10188, Eugene, OR 97440. For more information, call business editor Ilene Aleshire, 338-2377, or e-mail ialeshire @guardnet.com.