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Public invited to help

with community projects

Community members are welcome to join Eugene Downtown Lions members, the Delta Rotary clubs and the Girl Scouts on Saturday in projects coordinated by the Eugene Stream Team and city of Eugene Volunteers in Parks programs.

From 9 a.m. to noon, Girl Scout Troop 378 will help the Downtown Lions plant native trees and shrubs at their adopted Stream Team site located off Goodpasture Island Road near the Kendall Toyota dealership. Parking is available on the east side of the road.

From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a little farther north on Goodpasture Island Road, Delta Rotary members will be creating a network of trails in the northern-most section of the Delta ponds. They will be using power-wheelbarrows and a loading device to move gravel and plate compactors to harden the trail surface. Parking is available south of the apartment complex on the east side of the road.

Also on Saturday, dog lovers can help improve the Amazon Park off-leash dog area from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. While dogs socialize, volunteers will be using power-wheelbarrows to resurface the walking path along the perimeter of the dog park, which is located off Amazon Parkway at 29th Avenue in south Eugene. Parking is available next to the LTD bus station.

Women Marines group

to meet at vets building

The regular monthly meeting of Chapter OR-3 of the Women Marines Association will be at noon Saturday at the Veterans' Memorial Building. The meeting is open to all women Marines, past and present.

Participants can bring a sack lunch. For information, contact Debbie Barker at 554-5041.

Weathers re-elected

as mayor of Lowell

LOWELL - Warren Weathers has been re-elected to his eighth two-year term as mayor. Under Lowell's city charter, the mayor is elected by the City Council by a vote of its members.

At the same Jan. 4 meeting, the council elected Ken Larsen as council president.

Fire suppression workers sought for 2005 season

ROSEBURG - The Douglas Forest Protective Association is recruiting fire suppression workers for the 2005 fire season.

Applicants must be at least age 16 and pass physical fitness and drug tests. The organization hires 150 people each summer to protect about 1.6 million acres of timber and grazing lands.

Applications are available at the group's headquarters, 1758 N.E. Airport Road, or at www.dfpa.net.

Creswell Library receives $10,000 for relocation

CRESWELL - The Public Library Foundation has received a $10,000 grant from the William Swindells Sr. Memorial Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation.

The money will be used to relocate the Creswell Library from the town's 1874 schoolhouse to a larger building at 64 W. Oregon Ave.

The move is expected to take place this spring after occupant Cascade Hardware moves to a new facility.

City Club to discuss

River Road/Santa Clara

"River Road/Santa Clara, present and future" will be the topic of discussion Friday at the City Club of Eugene.

Terry Moore, a director of the consulting firm ECONorthwest, will speak about different public services available in the area. David Reed, area transition manager, will discuss policy issues and how a community-based strategic plan for urban services may be achieved.

The meeting, which begins at 11:50 a.m. in the Hilton Eugene, includes questions from the audience. The public is invited. Admission is $3.

A follow-up discussion will be at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday at Cafe Paradiso, Broadway and Olive Street.

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