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Lisa Abia-Smith, director of education and outreach at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is an art museum located on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon. The original building was designed by Ellis F. Lawrence as part of his "main university quadrangle," now known as the Memorial Quadrangle. , has been appointed to the Northwest advisory board of Visual Thinking Strategies.
The program an educational curriculum and teaching method that uses art to develop critical thinking, communication and visual literacy Visual literacy is the ability to interpret, negotiate, and make meaning from information presented in the form of an image. Visual literacy is based on the idea that pictures can be “read” and that meaning can be communicated through a process of reading. skills.
Lane Community College has award the 2009 Cooperative Education
The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view Employer of the Year award to Chambers Communications of Eugene for its efforts in mentoring and hiring of media arts students through Lane's Cooperative Education program.
Cascade Sierra Solutions, a nonprofit organization Nonprofit Organization
An association that is given tax-free status. Donations to a non-profit organization are often tax deductible as well.
Examples of non-profit organizations are charities, hospitals and schools. based in Coburg, has received an environmental award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Pacific Southwest Region for its efforts to protect the environment in Northern California in 2008.
The company's goal is to reduce emissions and fuel consumption of heavy-duty diesel trucks.
Kristian Ferry, a general surgeon General surgeon
A physician who has special training and expertise in performing a variety of operations.
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The McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center volunteer program has been recognized as the 2008 Top Adult Volunteer Program out of 46 similarly sized hospitals nationwide.
McKenzie- Willamette's volunteers provided 48,430 total hours of service in 2008.
Dave Andrews, an attorney with Hershner Hunter LLP LLP - Lower Layer Protocol in Eugene, was honored at the Best Lawyers 25th anniversary event in Atlanta.
The event recognizes lawyers who have been selected for inclusion in "Best Lawyers in America," a publication listing attorneys based on peer-review surveys.
Kathi Jaworski, consultant and former executive director of Rural Development Initiatives in Eugene, has been elected to the board of TACS (Total Access Communication System) An analog cellular phone system deployed mostly in Europe. It was modeled after the AMPS system in the U.S. In the U.K., ETACS (Extended TACS) transmits in the 871-904/916-949 MHz band. .
TACS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that helps other nonprofit organizations in Oregon and Southwest Washington through training, consulting and resources.
William Wiswall, a Eugene attorney, has been elected to the board of the Brain Injury Association of Oregon.
Gayle Harley of Eugene has been inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Engineers by the College of Engineering at Oregon State University Oregon State University, at Corvallis; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1858 as Corvallis College, opened 1865. In 1868 it was designated Oregon's land-grant agricultural college and was taken over completely by the state in 1885. .
KVAL News received an award for Best Newscast and one for Overall Excellence from The Associated Press of Oregon for work aired during 2008.
Anne Marie Levis, president of Funk/Levis & Associates, an advertising and marketing agency in Eugene as well as a director-elect of the Eugene School Board, has received a 2009 Orchid Award from the Portland Business Journal.
The award is given to nominees for their service as women business leaders and community members.
The Lane County Dental Society has elected the following officers for the 2009-2010 term: president, Terri Baarstad, SmileAlive Dental Care; president-elect, Mark Stapleton, M. Stapleton, Dentistry for Children; vice president, Renee Watts, ArDent Care Dental; and secretary-treasurer, Brad Chvatal, Chvatal Orthodontics orthodontics: see dentistry. .
The Oregon RV Dealers Association has elected the following officers: president, George Sutton, George M. Sutton RV; past president, Shannon Nill, Guaranty RV Centers; and secretary, Craig Strobeck, Guaranty RV Centers.
Harris Hoffman, who was a partner of Lorig Associates for 18 years, has joined the board of the Metropolitan Affordable Housing Corp., a nonprofit agency in Eugene that develops and manages affordable housing communities.
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Marion Sweeney, a volunteer and donor to FOOD for Lane County, has received the Oregon Hunger Buster Award from the Oregon Food Bank Network for her efforts to eliminate hunger in the community.