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Harvest Festival for Human Rights today

SPRINGFIELD - A Harvest Festival for Human Rights organized by the Springfield Shelter Rights Alliance will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today outside the Springfield First Baptist Church, 1175 G St.

The event includes live music, free hot food, a produce and dry food giveaway, clothing giveaway, art activities for children and information about services for low-income people.

Music will be by El Mariachi Herradura de Oro, Samba Ja, The Refreshments and the Low Tide Drifters. Produce donated by area farmers will go into minestrone and posole soups, which will be served by local leaders.

Fleenor to meet with Florence residents

FLORENCE - West Lane County Commissioner Bill Fleenor will meet with Florence area residents from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue, 2625 Highway 101.

For more information, e-mail or call phone 541-997-2267.

Candidates to hold town hall meeting

Legislature candidates Mark Callahan and Kevin Prociw will hold a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Eugene Water and Electric Board Training Center, 500 E. Fourth St.

Callahan and Prociw, who are running for House Districts 13 and 14, respectively, said they want to hear what residents consider to be the most important issues facing Oregon going into the November election.

Class to cover photo sharing, keepsakes

Sharing photos with friends and family online, and designing and ordering photo keepsakes, will be covered in a city of Eugene Adult Services Program class from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Campbell Community Center, 155 High St.

Some Internet experience is recommended. Cost is $10. For more information or to register, phone 541-682-5318 or visit

Series on hearing loss at Campbell Center

A free three-part series on living with hearing loss, given by hearing instrument specialist Join Richard Davis, begins with a session titled "Do I have hearing loss?" at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Campbell Community Center; 155 High St.

The series continues at 10 a.m. Oct. 28 with "Learning to listen again" and at 10 a.m. Nov. 17 with "Living and laughing with hearing loss."

All sessions of the city of Eugene Adult Services Program series will be held at Campbell Community Center. Registration is required by calling 541-682-5318 or visiting

Emergency response training scheduled

The city of Eugene, with support from a Department of Homeland Security grant, will sponsor Community Emergency Response Team training for the Eugene-Springfield area for the next four weeks

CERT trains citizens to be prepared to respond to emergency situations. Trained CERT members are able to give critical support to first responders, provide immediate help to victims and organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site.

A mock disaster will be held Oct. 23. For more information, contact Patence Winningham at patence.m.winning or 541-682-6000.

Old days of mining to be meeting topic

The Lane County Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at noon Monday at the Campbell Senior Center. At 12:30 p.m., Alan Payment will talk about the old days of mining near Cottage Grove.

An optional catered lunch costing $7 can be reserved by calling 688-4667 by Sunday (bring your own table service).
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Sep 25, 2010
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