Nostalgia Corner

Rotary roar: It happened at The Green … no lyin’

The Village Green’s manicured landscaping was a big draw. ERIN TIERNEY/CHRONICLE PHOTO

COTTAGE GROVE – The Village Green has only positive memories for my family and myself.

Jean, son Matthew and I were introduced to “The Green” in 1972 when I was asked to come to Cottage Grove to look at a job. We were put up in a suite with a fireplace, and fell in love with the location.  

As a young boy with my parents, and when I had started a family with Jean, we could . . .