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Junction City DMV office to close for renovations

JUNCTION CITY - The state Driver and Motor Vehicle Services office here will be closed Monday and Tuesday and again June 1 through June 3 for renovations.

On the closure days, a DMV employee will be available to answer questions, provide basic forms and driver manuals, and direct customers to other field offices, which can also be found at www.OregonDMV .com.

Area residents invited to sound off on Brewer Park

Residents who live around Brewer Park in north Eugene are invited to share ideas on Thursday for improving the park.

The park, on Brewer Avenue west of Gilham Road, is classified as a neighborhood park, mainly meant to serve residents in the immediate area. Neighborhood parks do not have restrooms, off-street parking, organized athletic events, off-leash dog areas and other facilities that attract residents from other areas.

The playground equipment and other features in the 1.9-acre park are about 25 years old, said parks planner Robin Hostick.

About $75,000 is available from the 1998 parks and open space bond measure for park improvements, he said.

The meeting will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sheldon Community Center, 2445 Willakenzie Road.

For more information or to share ideas, contact Hostick at, call 682-4915, or visit the Web site:

Greenhill shelter to open spay and neuter facility

Greenhill Humane Society has created a surgical room at the shelter for veterinarians to perform spay and neuter surgeries on every animal before it is adopted.

Greenhill plans to open the facility by mid-August, but needs donations to do so. Donations can be sent to the shelter at 88530 Greenhill Road, Eugene, OR 97402.

Staff members estimate that each year more than 2,400 unwanted animals are euthanized in Lane County and another 40,000 are homeless and wandering the streets.

For more information, call 689-1503.

University Women have new slate of officers

The 2005-06 officers of the Eugene-Lane branch of the American Association of University Women are: president, Jon Ann Lawrence; program vice president, Linda McCleary; membership vice president and recording secretary, Marian Spath.

Also communications vice president, Patricia Lanier; finance vice president, Erika Seiferling; and immediate past president, Gwyneth O'Connell.

Marilyn Holbrook Mullanix was elected membership vice president for the American Association of University Women of Oregon. She is responsible for AAUW membership in the state of Oregon and its 28 branches.

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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:May 22, 2005
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