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Funded through a grant by the AARP, WorkSource Lane is recruiting for teller and customer service specialist positions among other roles. Lane Community College Small Business Development Center, WorkSource Lane, and Lane County banks and credit unions have collaborated to create a training...
Are you over 50 and thinking about finding a new job? Make age an asset and consider a job in the Financial Services industry.
Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon has partnered with Cover Oregon to make sure Oregonians know about the many health insurance options and financial help available. Cover Oregon is a new marketplace where Oregonians can compare and enroll in medical and dental insurance that fits their...
On Wednesday, July 9, 2014 from 10am to 1pm, a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses will take place at Lane County Armed Forces Reserve Center, 3106 Pierce Parkway, Springfield, OR 97477.
Why should you read to your children? Studies show that children who have been read to are more prepared for school. It's also a fun and easy bonding activity.
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Did you know that Oregon is one of the top five hungriest states for people 50 and older? Join a roundtable discussion: “Hidden in Plain Sight: Exploring Older Adult Hunger and Solutions” focused on addressing hunger among older Oregonians Monday, July 14th from 10am-1pm (lunch included...
Catholic Community Services Springfield Center is hosting a Cooking Matters class for low-income community members beginning July 8th in the Springfield Community Room. This class is sponsored by FOOD For Lane County (FFLC) and is a wonderful opportunity to learn about cooking nutritious meals...
If you're over 50 years old, live in Lane County, have a high school diploma (or GED), understand basic computer skills and hold a National Career Readiness Certificate, you might want to consider a career in the financial services industry. If you're interested, this short-term training program...
Lane Community College will hold its 24th Annual Job Fair on Thursday, April 17, from 10am to 2pm at the Center for Meeting and Learning, Building 19, main campus, 4000 E. 30th Avenue, Eugene. This is a free event open to the public. Career and Employment Advisor Tina Hunter recommends that people...
The open enrollment period for purchasing private insurance either through Cover Oregon or outside of the marketplace is about to come to an end for 2014. An application must be completed and submitted no later than March 31, 2014 in order to purchase a Qualified Health Plan (private insurance)....
As April 15 approaches, we are happy to share some good news about taxes. In Oregon and Southwest Washington, free tax preparation is available for low- and moderate-income people.
If you live in Lane County and need assistance in understanding the new health insurance rules or enrolling in health care plans, Cover Oregon is offering a free event in Creswell on March 19. Just head over to the Creswell Community Center (99 S. 1st Street) between 10am and 7pm. Please see the...
From now until March 27th, on-the-spot enrollment and application assistance for Cover Oregon is available for FREE in Eugene. The sessions are held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 12pm to 6pm, at 275 W. 8th Ave. Call 541-683-1751 to schedule an appointment.
Folks in Eugene will be all smiles on Friday, Feb. 21, as the Smiles Dental clinic is hosting a free dental day. The event is called Dentistry of the Heart Day, and seven staff members will be performing basic dentistry services, such as cleanings, fillings, examinations and extractions. It's...
In partnership with Lane County Emergency Management, 211info will be available 8am-6pm today so that Lane County residents still without power and experiencing hardship can be provided information and assistance for obtaining essential resources.  Residents can simply dial 211 toll-free, text...

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