This Week's Community Announcements


ELECTION DAY - TUESDAY, MAY 16  Ballots due by 8 pm  Local drop box at CG Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave.

Congratulations to the Cottage Grove Community Foundation Board for providing $91,300 in college scholarships this year. It funded 78 scholarships to graduating seniors and 19 renewable scholarships to current Cottage Grove college students.       

• Relay for Life of South Lane County is looking for Teams, Sponsors, Committee Members and Participants. The 2017 theme is "The Hero Within" and the 20th annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society is Friday, June 16, in Bohemia Park.

• Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Cabela’s & the Eugene Emerald Valley Rotary Club Life Jacket Exchange, June 10-11, at Cabela’s in Springfield Mall seeks children & youth-sized jackets in good condition. Drop off at Sheriff’s Office at 125 E. 8th Ave. in Eugene.

• Enjoy family-friendly programming on CGTV- 38.3 weeknights from 7-9 pm on the South Lane Television translator system. The broadcasts combine coverage of our local festivities, with some interesting documentaries from around our state, our nation, and the world.  For more information contact Dan Hill at 541-767-8516.

• Award-winning a cappella country music group Home Free performs in the Bohemia Park Amphitheater to support Bohemia Mining Days on Friday, July 14 at 8 pm. NO tickets sold on site. Advance tickets ($20-$40) now available at For more info visit:

CG Historical Museum Hours: Saturday & Sunday, 1-4 pm on the corner of H and Birch Ave.

• Cottage Grove Carousel Capital Campaign is now underway create a home for a vintage carousel donated to the people of Cottage Grove. For additional information call Don Williams at 541-942-4752 or send an email to

• CG Chamber of Commerce 2018 China Trip Learn more about this 10-day trip to China next April at an orientation meeting on Wednesday, May 17 from 5:30-7 pm at the CG Community Center. For more info call 541-942-2411.

• May is Mental Health Awareness Month! South Lane Mental Health has special events planned this month. The City Council issues a proclamation on May 8, SLMH hosts the Chamber’s Business After Hours on May 18 and celebrates the grand opening of its Fifth Street Center for Recovery on May 25. Visit or call 541-942-3939 for info.

• Swinging Bridge Restoration Fundraising Opportunity for City water users. The monthly water bill now offers a “Round Up for the Swinging Bridge” donation. Whatever amount is donated is placed in a City trust fund dedicated to the swinging bridge repair costs. Round up to the nearest dollar of your water bill or make a larger donation to the project. For more info call the Friends of the Swinging Bridge organizer Dana Merryday at 541-942-7037.

• Double-Up Bucks Program for SNAP Oregon Trail Cards matches up to $10/day for fruits & veggies on Thursdays from 4-7 at the South Valley Farmers Market at 7th & Main.