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BUSINESS GIVING.

Byline: The Register-Guard

Donations

CORRECTION (ran 5/20/03): The George Williams Fund recently donated $20,000 to the HIV Alliance in Eugene. The Business Giving column on Page B2 in the May 8 Register-Guard listed an incorrect amount.

The Lane County Medical Alliance has made the following grants: $1,000 to CASA of Lane County; $1,250 for Womenspace; $1,500 for the Stewart Aquatic Center Easter Seals Pool; and $750 for HIV Alliance.

The Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation has made the following grants: $12,000 to Forests Today and Forever for education programs in Lane County schools, including field trips for grades 4-12 and teacher workshops; $4,000 to Lane Community College for scholarships for full-time students needing financial aid; $3,000 to the Education Together Foundation for scholarships to Junction City High School students; and $2,000 to the South Lane School District in Cottage Grove for its read-aloud program for elementary school children. Also, under its employee volunteer program, Weyerhaeuser granted the Springfield Education Foundation $2,000.

The Springfield Renaissance Development Corp. has received the following grants to help develop the Richard E. Wildish Community Theater in downtown Springfield: $5,000 each from Liberty Bank, Washington Mutual Bank and SELCO Credit Union; $2,000 from Siuslaw Valley Bank; and $1,000 from Pacific Continental Bank.

HIV Alliance in Eugene has received the following grants: $20,000 from The Confederated Tribes of the Grande Ronde for education programs for at-risk youth; $10,000 from Levi Strauss for staff training; $2,000 from the George Williams Fund for the needle exchange program; and $4,043 from the Equity Foundation for the needle exchange program.

The Oregon Country Fair has made the following grants: $2,000 to Camp Wilani; $400 to the Crow/Applegate/Lorane School District for an art project; $400 to Elmira High School for wetlands field trips and $2,200 for a diversity mural; $2,000 each to the Elmira and Veneta elementary schools for art projects; $2,500 to the city of Veneta for arts projects; up to $6,000 to Centro Latinoamericano for financial help for low-income families; up to $4,000 to Parent Partnership in Cottage Grove for homeless students; and up to $3,000 to Womenspace for victims of domestic abuse.

BACAPA in Coos Bay has received $12,500 from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund for continued work on the agency's ball field/community park program.

Guaranty Chevrolet Pontiac Oldsmobile and Guaranty RV centers, both in Junction City, have donated $3,000 to cover expenses for the Lane County 4-H Pre-Fair.

Business Giving runs monthly. For more information, call business editor Christian Wihtol, 338-2381.
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Date:May 8, 2003
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