Home and Garden


CRESWELL TUESDAY, MARCH 10 • Monthly luncheon Food available at 11:45 a.m. and meeting begins at noon. COTTAGE GROVE THURSDAY, FEB. 28 • Penny Poker Night with a Magnolia Gardens resident. Contact activities director Lesa Eller at (541)942-0054 or community relations director Linda LaZar at (541)514-2485. SPRINGFIELD THURSDAY, FEB. 27[Read More…]


Chronicle publisher Noel Nash participated in the Wednesday, Feb. 13 drive at McKenzie Willamette Medical Center. • Amy Saling and Jana Waterman helped organize a three-way donation drive for red blood cells, platelets and plasma. KMTR/KVAL helped sponsor the event Wednesday, Feb. 13, at McKenzie Willamette Medical Center. The numbers[Read More…]

Community Kitchen reaches milestones

The Blachniks spent part of Christmas Day visiting the kitchen space at the Cobalt Activity Center Gini Davis/The Chronicle It isn’t ”pretty” yet, but construction and installation of Creswell Food Pantry/Community Food for Creswell (CFFC)’s new 900-square-foot commercial kitchen at the Cobalt Activity Center is well underway, with completion about[Read More…]

Happy to Help – Service Groups

COAST FORK KIWANIS EVENTS & INFO • Meeting scheduled March 4 at El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Cottage Grove, with Al Bennett presiding in Don Ehrich’s absence. Karen Rainsong, director from Singing Creek, is the guest speaker. • On March 19 at Los Cabos Mexican Restaurant in Creswell,[Read More…]

Key resources- Get involved

• Dial 211 toll free; text your zip code to 898211; or email [email protected]. Helps people identify, navigate and connect with the local resources. • Cottage Grove Community Sharing 541-942-2176, 1440 Birch Ave. Mission is to provide for south Lane County with basic needs, life-skill tools, and self-sufficiency. • Oregon[Read More…]

Chamber of Commerce

CRESWELL CHAMBER SATURDAY, JAN. 25 • Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 298 W Oregon Ave. COTTAGE GROVE CHAMBER TUESDAY, FEB. 11 • Chamber Ambassadors meet second Tuesday each month at 5:30. Ruth Linoz (541) 942-0456. SPRINGFIELD CHAMBER TUESDAY, JAN. 28 • Government issues committee meets the second[Read More…]


COAST FORK KIWANIS EVENTS & INFO • Scheduled Wednesday, Feb. 5, at El Tapatio in Cottage Grove. • Contact info: Don Gould at (541) 942-5920 and Donald Ehrich at (541) 895-4309. COTTAGE GROVE ROTARY EVENTS & INFO • Meets every Thursday at El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant, noon to 1 p.m.[Read More…]