Open house honors the life of Heather Bridgens

COTTAGE GROVE – On April 8, the 48-year-old former Bohemia School principal and South Lane School District educator died after a lengthy battle with cancer.

An open house to honor her is scheduled for Friday, May 6, from 2-6 p.m. at the Cottage Grove First Presbyterian Church.

The Heather Cunningham Bridgens Endowment was created with the Cottage Grove Community Foundation in her honor. 

The goal of the endowment is to raise enough money to make playing sports free for South Lane School District students every year. Tax-deductible contributions will go toward supporting middle school, high school, and youth programs in Cottage Grove for years to come. 

How to donate:


(On the donation page make sure you say Heather Cunningham Bridgens fund in the “Write a note” area)

Check or cash

Cottage Grove Community Foundation:

P.O. Box 1326, Cottage Grove, OR 97424

Drop off

1015 E. Main Street, Cottage Grove

Contact info


Email [email protected]

Taxpayer ID No.: 94-3138507

– Around the Grove newsletter



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