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No Program on Feb. 17

February 17, 2023

Because of President’s Day weekend, City Club of Eugene won’t meet on Friday, Feb. 17. See you on Feb. 24!


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How the Pandemic Made Schools Even Better

February 10, 2023

Beginning around March 2020, Covid-19 shuttered many public institutions, eventually including schools. For students in K-12, this meant shifting to online learning, from systems that relied on in-person, hands-on connections to inspire and maintain engagement. The online model was already known and used by a few students, but access to …

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They’re All Grown Up: How Millennials are Shaping the Present and Future of Business, Politics and Culture

February 3, 2023

The Millennial Generation is 75 million strong – the largest generation in American history and one that has been called “the demographic bridge to America’s more diverse future.” For years, this cohort, which includes people born between 1981-1996, seemed forever young, always in the shadow of the Boomers. Today, millennials …

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Downtown: An Update on Development

January 27, 2023

Less than 20 years ago, two large, rubble-floored pits within two blocks of each other in Eugene’s city center signaled stalled dreams of downtown development. The distinctive arched windows of the Center Court building were boarded up and the inside of the building had been destroyed by a leaking roof. …

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EWEB’s Plan for Getting Us the Electricity We Need

January 20, 2023

Eugene Water and Electric Board forecasts that electricity demand in Eugene is going to grow as people replace gasoline-powered cars and gas furnaces with electric vehicles and electric heat pumps. But where will EWEB get this additional electricity? To assess the options, EWEB is developing an integrated resource plan (IRP). …

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No Program on Jan. 13

January 13, 2023

Although City Club of Eugene won’t meet on Friday, Jan. 13, we hope you will plan to participate in Eugene-Springfield’s observances and events for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This list may not be complete but includes: Thursday, Jan. 12 – Academic, author and NAACP leader Dr. Ivory A. Toldson …

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Celebrating Eugene Weekly at 40: The Past, Present and Future of Local Journalism

January 6, 2023

“Welcome to the premiere edition of What’s Happening, Eugene and Springfield’s new weekly guide to events and entertainment…” Those were words that graced the inaugural issue of What’s Happening on Thursday, September 16, 1982. 40 years later, What’s Happening is Eugene Weekly, our region’s beloved alt-weekly, which continues to thrive …

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Gifts to the City

December 16, 2022

One of the traditions of Eugene City Club, dating back almost to its founding in the early 1990s, is the annual Gifts to the City program, offered on the last December meeting date before our winter break. At this event, community members spend three to four minutes each describing, if they …

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The Ballmer Institute for Children’s Behavioral Health

December 9, 2022

Ask any teacher how the kids’ mental health and behavior have been over the past few years and step back and wait for horror stories. The consensus is that things are bad and getting worse. Can anything be done to reverse the trend? The founders of the Ballmer Institute think …

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Preventing Elderly Homelessness

December 2, 2022

Affordable housing for seniors has become one of the leading challenges we face in our state. In this program, we will explore the new reality of aging in our economy, debunk common myths, and hear about strategies for success. How does housing insecurity arise as a challenge for seniors? How …

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