Author: Chronicle Staff

Caffeine boost to benefit Lane Families

On Friday, Sept. 2, the Human Bean will host a Drink Day in Benefit of the Family Relief Nursery.  FRN helps provide critical support services to over 900 Lane County families. From 5 a.m. to 9 p.m ., 50% of purchases at the Human Bean will benefit the nonprofit. Visit[Read More…]

‘Days of Caring’ needs volunteers

The United Way’s annual Days of Caring needs volunteers. Registration closes Friday, Sept. 9.  Open projects include the Community Sharing Program in Cottage Grove, McKenzie River Discovery Center in Walterville, and more events in, Springfield, including with the Pearl Buck Center, A Family For Every Child, and more. Registration closes[Read More…]

VA: Lane veterans eligible through newPactAct

Lane County veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances may be eligible for expanded U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare benefits under the newly enacted Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act, commonly referred to as the PACT Act.  This legislation recognizes the various toxic exposures which service[Read More…]

Lane County Awards $3M in ARPA grants

Last week, the Lane County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to provide a total of $3 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding to support projects at 17 local community organizations.  “Tuesday was a great day,” said Lane County Board of Commissioners Chair Pat Farr. “I am so proud[Read More…]

Jeremy Craig Hadley Aug 1, 1981 – July 28, 2022

Jeremy Craig Hadley passed away peacefully on July 28th, 2022 at the age of 40 in the company of his loving family. He was born August 1st, 1981 in Springfield, Ore. to Karen and Rocky Hadley. He is survived by multiple family members including his wife Christy Hadley, son Mathew[Read More…]

Health authority launches website on opioid settlement funds

The Oregon Health Authority has launched a new website to share updates on opioid settlement funds. The Oregon Opioid Settlement Funds site has background on multi-state litigation against the pharmaceutical industry involving Oregon. It also has links to national settlement agreement sites, and describes how much money is available, what[Read More…]

Education briefs week of Aug. 25

Students struggling with mental health? The Oregon Departmetn of Education has introduced a new mental health resource, Oregon Classroom Wise – a suite of free print and video resources, tutorials, real interviews with school personnel available at the website.  This self-guided content for adults and for youth has tools for[Read More…]

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