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City Club speakers to talk about alternatives to war

Dr. Martin Jones and attorney Joe Richards on Friday will talk to the City Club of Eugene about alternative responses to terrorism other than war.

Jones, on the steering committee of Beyond War in Lane County, is a past president of the Lane County Medical Society, and in 1977 was chosen as Oregon Physician-Citizen of the Year. Richards was a three-term member of the Oregon House of Representatives, and for eight years was chairman of the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission.

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 will be at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday at Perugino, 767 Willamette St.

Grange members

to hold state session

REEDSPORT - Grange members throughout Oregon will gather at Reedsport High School beginning Sunday for their annual state session. The six-day event, `Be Cool - See `Ya at the Coast,' is expected to draw about 300 Grangers and visitors.

The event is hosted by Coos, West Coast and Curry members. For additional information, call (503) 316-0106 or (541) 572-4117.

Hospital administrator

to talk to women's group

Dr. John Haughom, senior vice president at Sacred Heart Medical Center, will speak at 10 a.m. Saturday at the meeting of the American Association of University Women. The group will meet at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 777 Coburg Road.

Haughom will discuss "Crossing the Quality Chasm with Information and Technology."

The event is free and open to the public. For information, contact Marilyn Mullanix at 686-1928.

Women Marines chapter plans monthly meeting

Chapter OR-3 of the Women Marines Association will hold its monthly meeting at noon Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Building in Eugene. Participants may bring a brown-bag lunch.

For information, contact Debbie Barker at 554-5041.

Nationals-bound team plans fundraising event

A youth boys basketball team that qualified for its national tournament will be holding a kickoff fundraising event on Saturday.

The Trotters, a local eighth-grade squad, will play in the national AAU basketball tournament in Orlando, Fla., in August. On Saturday, University of Oregon men's basketball coach Ernie Kent and Lane County Commissioner Bobby Green will speak at the Oregon Electric Station to begin the team's fundraising effort. Hors d'oeuvres will be served and donations will be accepted. The event starts at 4:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

The team placed second in its state and regional tournaments.

For more information or to make a donation, call coach Stanley Edwards at 517-9069 or 461-7919.

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Date:Jun 16, 2005
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