Are you over 50? Consider a job in financial services

By Rylan Suehisa

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 curriculum to bring applicants up to speed.

Take a look at these minimum qualifications to judge your eligibility:

Financial Services job training for people ages 50+

By Catherine Barton

Are you over 50 and thinking about finding a new job? Make age an asset and consider a job in the Financial Services industry.

Confused about health care changes? Need help signing up for Cover Oregon? Help is available in Lane County

By 211info staff

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 needs and budget or sign up for OHP or Healthy Kids.

Hiring Our Heroes veterans event in Springfield

By 211info Staff

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.

Summer reading spots for kids in Lane County

By 211info Staff

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.

Learn to cook nutritious meals on a budget

By Amber Andrews

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 on a budget. Participants leave with ingredients to prepare the meals demonstrated.

Are you over 50 years old? Consider a job in the financial services industry

By 211info Staff

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 developed by Lane Community College, WorkSource Lane, and Lane County banks and credit unions could open up opportunities in the industry.

24th Annual Job Fair April 17 at Lane Community College

By 211info Staff

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 come dressed as if they would for a job interview and bring their resume, and prepare your elevator speech. Participants can enter to win door prizes, including a free three-credit class, gift cards to the Titan Store and lunch for two at the Renaissance Room.

Cover Oregon application assistance available in Eugene

By 211info Staff

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.

Experiencing power outage hardship in Lane County? Call 211info for resource information

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 their zip code to 898211, or email