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Eugene event will mark

30 years of federal grants

Eugene residents on Thursday are invited to celebrate 30 years of federal community development grants with Mayor Kitty Piercy and Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore.

The funds, which total more than $1.7 million annually, are used to improve parks, build community centers, remove architectural barriers, create jobs, support low-income housing, and provide services to low-income and disabled people.

The celebration will be at 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium Building, 99 W. 10th Ave.

Springfield mayor to talk about cities' metro plan

Sid Leiken, mayor of Springfield, will discuss the Springfield/Eugene Metro Plan at the noon luncheon meeting of the Rubicon Society on Thursday at the Pearl Street Ice Cream Parlour & Restaurant in Eugene. Lunch is optional. For information, call 431-7359.

KRVM fund-raiser starts with lots of Grateful Dead

KRVM, heard locally on 91.9 FM, will kick off its spring fund-raiser at 8 a.m. Friday with an 11-hour marathon of Grateful Dead music called "Grateful Fool's Friday."

The fund-raising effort will continue through noon April 11, and the station's goal is to raise $70,000 to keep the station operating.

Ed K., the host of the KRVM specialty show "A Short Strange Trip," will host the Grateful Dead marathon.

For more information, contact Bobbie Cirel at 687-5786 or bobbie@krvm.org. To make a donation, call 687-5786 or go to the KRVM Web site, www .krvm.org.

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Date:Mar 30, 2005
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