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RWJF Partnership Brings Opportunity, Better Health

Categories: Email Newsletter, Jobs, Staff Stories
Author: Susan Palmer, Economic Development Director
Date: Tuesday, April 25 2017

As Congress mulls how to move forward in modifying the Affordable Care Act, national funders such as the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are continuing their ground-breaking work to improve the health of all Americans. One proven strategy is through employment — jobs that provide not only income, but dignity, stability, opportunity and health insurance.

Finding Fabric, Frills And… A Keyboard Protector?

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Date: Wednesday, April 19 2017

What sparks fashion genius? Will it be the satiny paisley? The men’s shirt in earthtone plaid? The paw-printed strapping materials or the Jolly Roger kerchief? If you use a clear plastic keyboard cover, inspiration might even be at your fingertips! Such is stuff Metamorphose fashion designers are starting with this year as they transform materials rejected “as-is” for sale into head-turning creations bound for a runway show on April 22 at the Wheeler Pavillion.

Metamorphose 2017 official poster

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Date: Wednesday, April 19 2017

Pray, Eat, Share! It’s Picnic Supper For First Place

Categories: Email Newsletter, Events, Homeless Aid, First Place Family Center, Volunteers
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Date: Tuesday, April 18 2017

Did you hear about the reporter who went to First Place Family Center for a Christmas story and came away a dedicated advocate? Welcome back, Karen McCowan, to this year’s Picnic Supper for First Place on May 18 at St. Paul Parish Hall – an evening of good fun, the wonderful harmonies of Divisi, and ideally YOUR table filled with tasty food and compassionate friends.

Artist Honors Faith Home, Youth House

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Date: Tuesday, April 18 2017
You've seen it in life, now see it through an artist's work.

      It was difficult for some members of the Cascade-Presbyterian Church to leave their long-time home in south Eugene and to move downtown but that decision has been eased by the knowledge that St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County’s plans to turn the former church property into a refuge that will provide housing and social services for homeless high school students.

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