Category: News

Treasurer’s Report

By Skip Coburn, Treasurer   CCE ended FY 2019-2020 with net assets of $25,172. Our expenditures were reduced when we shifted to virtual ZOOM meetings that began in March 2020. The unrestricted cash at the end of FY 2019-2020 was $41,681. This was much higher than in previous years, due to addition of new diamond-level

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Program Report: Zooming Along

By Joel Korin, Program Committee Chair   Among the eight City Clubs in Oregon, we are now the only one providing weekly programs. It’s quite an accomplishment, but we had to pivot from in-person to Zoom. On March 6, 2020, we had our last in-person meeting, dealing with short-term rentals. We were scheduled to have

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Media Committee: How We Do What We Do

By Marilyn Milne, Chair, Media Committee   Jim Dotson, Marilyn Milne, Wayne Parker, Ralph Pledger, Paul Thompson are the behind-the-scenes workers on the Media Committee. Back in pre-pandemic days, we relied on Jim as well as Todd Boyle, Dan Bryant and Leo Rivers to record the programs. When we switched to remote programs, our workload

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Funds Raised, Funds Needed to Continue Our Mission

By Mary Leighton, Chair, Venue Committee; and Marti Ravits, Chair, Development Committee   The Development Committee held its first annual campaign last summer, in hopes of modernizing our website and preparing for a year that would rely heavily on new technology during the pandemic. With generous support from donors who put up matching funds of

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President’s Message: Virtual Programs, Podcast, Plans

By President Scott Coltrane Transitioning to Virtual Programs We owe thanks to everyone who helped us transition to some new ways of connecting with our members and with the larger community. In addition to the KLCC broadcasts of our programs on Mondays at 7 pm, we now offer Zoom videos on our YouTube channel and

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Slate of Board Nominees Offered to Members

The Nominating Committee has proposed new members for seats vacated by those whose board terms are expiring. The committee (Joshua Burstein, Scott Coltrane, Joel Korin, Marilyn Milne and Kitty Piercy) developed the slate and the board approved it at the March board meeting. However, further nominations by members are being accepted until May 6 for

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Reimagining Monuments

City Club of Eugene is launching a project to begin imagining a new generation of monuments for Eugene. Last summer’s protests reminded us that some monuments have passed their period of relevance. Programs and publications since then have shown that the messages a community needs from its monuments can change over time. Guided by Mary

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Members: Participate in Our Programs!

Now, City Club of Eugene members may join invited experts to ask questions of our program speakers. If you are a member and are available on weekdays, please sign up to participate. If you are not a member yet, please join us! Afterward, stay online for a virtual social hour! You don’t have to ask

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