This Week's Community Announcements

Congratulations to…

     ▪ TLC Community Kitchen’s Peggy Brown & her Crew. The twice-a-week community meal at Trinity Lutheran Church reached an important milestone earlier this month. Since serving their first dinner on February 10, 1998, they have opened the doors 1,923 times and provided 163,902 meals with 42,029 volunteer hours served. WOW!

• Award-winning a capella country music group Home Free performs in the Bohemia Park Amphitheater during 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:

• AARP Free Tax Aid Service [Continues thru Apr 12] Wednesdays from 10:30 am-2:30 pm at CG Community Center. No Appointments/First come-first served. Sign-up at 8 am. Bring SS card for everyone on the return + photo ID.

CG Museum February Exhibits features 100+ vintage Valentines and a photo display of Buster Keaton’s filming of the famous silent movie, The General, here in Cottage Grove in 1926.

• Cottage Grove Carousel Capital Campaign is now underway to place an antique, donated carousel on Main Street. Donations of time, talent and dollars (in any amount) are needed if this decades-old dream is to become a reality. For details or to get involved call Don Williams at 541-942-4752.                         

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• CG Lions Firewood Sale: $180/Cord (split & delivered), $120/Half Cord. Custom orders ok. Call 541-942-0900 for info.

• South Lane Wheels Office Space Available to Lease: Located in the Churchill Center for Nonprofit Excellence at 1450 Birch Ave. Two commercial offices ready by end of Feb. Includes access to Internet & conference room. Contact Ruth Linoz at 541-315-5276 or email: for details.

• Two new downtown dining options: Buster’s Main Street Café has broasted chicken & salad bar available for take-out only on Friday, Saturday & Monday from 11 am-6:30 pm. (Baked potato bar begins this Friday.) For more info visit Buster’s Facebook page. To place your order for chicken call 541-942-8363. The Axe & Fiddle now serves a Sunday brunch from 10 am to 2 pm.

• South Lane School District Board Election Filing Deadline March 16 for Positions 2, 4 & 5. The election is May 16 and      thus far Position 4 Incumbent Sherry Duerst-Higgins and Position 5 Incumbent Alan Baas have filed for re-election. For more info go to:

• Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (LRAPA) has 2 Budget Committee openings. For more info on this volunteer position contact Cottage Grove City Manager Richard Meyers at 541-942-5501 or LRAPA board member & Cottage Grove City Councilor Mike Fleck at

• CG Library Youth Art Show, April 1-30: Call for submissions from 6-12th Graders. Submit entries by 3/28.