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City Club to honor two with Turtle awards

St. Vincent de Paul Executive Director Terry McDonald and Greg Rikhoff, manager of Eugene's human rights program, on Friday will receive Turtle awards from the City Club of Eugene.

The awards, presented since 1991, go to people who stick their necks out for the good of the community, the club said.

The meeting, which begins at 11:50 a.m. at the Hilton Eugene, is open to the public. Admission is $3.

A follow-up discussion with the club's new board of directors will take place at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday at Cafe Paradiso, Broadway and Olive Street in downtown Eugene.

Fund-raiser to benefit spay/neuter program

The Stray Cat Alliance, a nonprofit group that helps low-income cat owners spay or neuter their pets, will celebrate its 2,000th "fix" Saturday with a party and fund-raiser.

The event will include vegetarian food, a silent auction, prize drawings and musical entertainment by country music performers Skinner City.

It will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Mountain Mist Ranch, 28940 Crow Road, off Greenhill Road south of West 11th Avenue.

Admission will be $15 per person or $25 per couple.

For information, call 607-4219, e-mail fixcats@, or visit www.

Juvenile justice summit scheduled for May 25

A summit on juvenile justice will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. May 25 at Lane Community College, 4000 E. 30th Ave., Eugene.

Parents, kids, teachers, elected officials and community members are invited.

The event, called "Navigating Juvenile Justice," will cover accessing the system, holding youths accountable and which agencies to contact.

For more information, call Melinda Kletzok at 682-3747.

Anglers needed to help study of Delta Ponds fish

Families with children of all ages can help the city of Eugene and students from the University of Oregon Service Learning Program assess fish populations at Delta Ponds at a fish derby on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.

Participants should bring a lunch, fishing gear and fishing license (kids under 14 are not required to have a license) at the catch-and-release event.

The event will take place at Delta Ponds just off Goodpasture Island Road.

Parking is limited; alternative transportation is encouraged.

The fish derby is part of a larger effort to study fish and wildlife at Delta Ponds and will provide important information about what species of fish are living in the ponds.

The enhancement project is a collaborative effort between the city of Eugene, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and other state and local partners.

For more information, call 682-4925 or 346-5003.

Volunteers needed for Pisgah trail maintenance

Volunteers interested in helping maintain the No. 2 trail at Mount Pisgah can meet at 9:15 a.m. Saturday in the REI parking lot, 306 Lawrence St., Eugene, to carpool to the site.

Participants also can meet directly at the trailhead parking lot, which is on Ridgeway Road off Highway 58, at 9:50 a.m.

The group plans to prune vegetation and remove invasive plants from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tools and gloves will be provided.

Volunteers should bring water and snacks. For information, call Jenica Cogdil at 465-1800.

Nutrition to be discussed at Coos-area grange

COOS BAY - Susan Coons is scheduled to speak at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Greenacres Grange No. 834 monthly meeting.

The topic will be "Discoveries in Nutrition and the Difference It Could Make for You."

A potluck will begin at 5 p.m.

The grange is located at 93393 Greenacres Lane.

For information, call (541) 267-0483 evenings.

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Date:May 12, 2005
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