A couple dozen volunteers turned out April 27 to share a potluck meal and the satisfaction of having made a significant difference this past winter for 672 people – the 672 who took shelter at the Egan Warming Centers on one or more nights in late December and January. All told Egan volunteers provided 2,470 beds and 4,940 meals on nights when the temperatures were expected to drop below 30 degrees.
Retail Staff Grows Down The Road In Oakridge
Categories: Author: SVdP Staff Date: Tuesday, May 7 2013
“Let the Good Times Grow” was the perfect hook for St. Vinnie’s entry in Oakridge’s 2013 Tree Planting Festival Grand Parade.
St. Vinnie’s radio commercials encourage people to “Have some fun, save some money and do something nice for your neighbors.” All that happened in flambouyant style last Friday morning at St. Vinnie’s Division Store, site of KDUK’s Thrift Shop Fashion Show. The Store sported a red carpet and displays of fur coats, fringed jackets and kneeboards for the occasion, taking inspiration from the hit, "Thrift Shop," by Macklemore with Ryan Lewis.
If our deceased loved ones keep tabs from beyond then Joe Romero’s grandmother must be one happy soul. In life she came to Joe’s aid time and again, only to see him continue his path of self-absorption, crime and drug use as a Los Angeles Southsider.
Foundation Grant Empowers Utility Help in South Lane
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Conference (OLPH Conference) in Cottage Grove has received a $1,000 grant from the Cottage Grove Community Foundation (CGCF) to help families in the Cottage Grove and Creswell areas avoid power shutoff.