Dedicated and patriotic folks of all ages turned out for the Truffle Shuffle, sponsored by Thrivent Financial. For the first time, Eugene's legendary walk/run benefitted veterans through St. Vincent de Paul programs. Mark your calendar for February 7, 2016, date of the next Truffle Shuffle.
Irish Echo On Tap For March 14
Categories: Author: Date: Tuesday, February 17 2015
Good hearts and good voices unite on March 14 to help low-income families afford the up-front costs of getting into housing. Who but Irish Echo, Eugene's own Celtic rock stars! Their annual St. Patrick's Day Party will be Saturday, March 14. Mark your calendar!
Calling All Artists And Designers: It’s Metamorphose Time!
Categories: Author: Date: Monday, February 2 2015
Some people look at discards and see just that. Others see the makings of a new form of Rennaisance art: Items that started their useful lives in one form, fell from favor and got thrown away, and with a little creativity could be stunning again. If you fall into the latter category come aboard for the Metamorphose Upcycled Fashion/Art Challenge!
Here's a bit of good news about preparing your federal income tax return: You may qualify for free help from the AARP Tax Aide program. It serves taxpayers who have low to moderate incomes, and especially those who are 60 and older. Here's a guide to AARP Tax Aide resources in Lane County.
If you’re of a certain age you may remember having the freedom to “just be a kid,” playing in mud, playing games, and playing in general. Life is more complicated now, and finding the time and place to “just be a kid” is tough, especially when family life has gone awry to the point of homelessness, and a child may not trust men or women or any adult for that matter.