Domestic violence, victim support focus of classes
A series of classes discussing domestic violence and victim support will be held on the following Mondays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Michael Rogers Room at the Lane County Mental Health Building, 2411 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.:
April 5, DV 101, DV Myths and How Abusive People Think
April 19, Roots of Violence and time to practice talking about DV
May 3, Friends & Families and time to practice talking about DV
May 17, Sexual Assault, How to Talk to Teens, and time to choose who to talk to about DV
May 24, DV 101, How DV Affects Children
Classes are sponsored by the Lane County Domestic Violence Council, Womenspace and the Commission on Children & Families.
For more information, call Cheryl O'Neill at 485-8232.
Hundreds of trees available to plant for Arbor Week
Umpqua Watersheds has hundreds of trees available to plant along streams, wetlands and ponds for Arbor Week, which is today through Saturday.
Due to a donation from Balance Restoration Nursery, special native tree species for streamside restoration such as red dogwoods, serviceberry, piper willow, salmonberry, vine maples, Nootka & Peafruit roses, chokecherry, sitka willow and Douglas Spirea are available.
All proceeds go to benefit Umpqua Watershed's protection and restoration work.
To order one or hundreds of trees, call Patrick Starnes at 672-7065 or e-mail email@example.com.
Parks department offers
discounted day-use passes
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will be selling its 12-month day-use passes at a discounted price through April.
Passes can be had for $20, $5 off their normal price, and are good for 12 months from the day they are purchased.
They are for sale at all Oregon G.I. Joe's locations, major Oregon Parks and Recreation Department offices, parks-related interpretive stores, businesses and chamber of commerce centers throughout the state.
A list of vendors is online at www.oregonstateparks.org/dayuse_permit_vendors.php.
The passes also may be purchased by calling (800) 551-6949. Holders of a pass do not have to stop and pay a $3 daily-use fee at a state park entrance booth or buy a permit from a vending machine.
Veterans groups sponsor
Nathan Fendrich will provide an audio-visual presentation of "Stalingrad" on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Veterans Building, 1626 Willamette St., in the upstairs ballroom.
Another presentation, "The Battle of Kursk," will be April 20, same time and location.
These presentations are sponsored by the Veterans' Memorial Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. They are free and open to the public.
Sides to debate measure
to annul downtown district
ROSEBURG - A debate on city Measure 1044, which would abolish the Downtown Development District, will be the topic at the Chamber of Commerce noon forum Monday.
Lanty Jarvis of Jarvis' Custom Frame Shop will present the Roseburg Business Association position that the district and its board should be abolished. Attorney Richard Cremer will present Roseburg Town Center's position that the district is needed to oversee continuing downtown projects.
The public is welcome to attend the $9 no-host buffet luncheon at the Holiday Inn Express, 375 W. Harvard. For information, call (541) 672-2648, Ext. 22.
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|Title Annotation:||General News; REGION|
|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Apr 4, 2004|
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