100 Holes of Golf in One Day

CRESWELL, Ore –¬† An upcoming golf tournament is giving new meaning to the word extreme. Could you play 100 holes in one day? The 4th Annual Feynman Group¬†Charity Golf Marathon is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 12, at the Emerald Valley Golf Resort in Creswell. It’s the only event of its kind in the area where … Continue reading »

Charity Offers Christmas Meal

EUGENE, Ore. — A local church group helped offer a special meal Christmas morning to some of those in extra need. Dozens of people showed up at Catholic Community Services Wednesday morning for the annual Christmas Coffee for the homeless and low income residents. It was more than just coffee being served up. Attendees also … Continue reading »

“Operation Santa” Helps Families in Need

EUGENE, Ore. — Bi-Mart held its annual “Operation Santa” event Monday, helping local families in need. A total of 72 families at the Oakwood Manor apartments on Oakpatch Road in West Eugene got a little help this holiday season. Santa and his elves delivered everything from toys, clothing, household supplies, and food this afternoon. More … Continue reading »

United Way Celebrates Day of Caring

EUGENE, Ore. — The United Way of Lane County is hosting its 20th annual Day of Caring on Wednesday, and participants will be able to give back to the community in many different ways. The Day of Caring is a day when volunteers can help local non-profits that are in need of assistance, and this … Continue reading »

Great Rotary Duck Race Ticket Drive

EUGENE, Ore. — The Great Rotary Duck Race is almost here, and on Tuesday, KEZI 9 News is hosting an all-day ticket drive at the Bi-Mart on West 18th Avenue. The goal is to sell 100,000 tickets, which would set a new record. Last year, 70,000 ducks were dumped in the Willamette River, and over … Continue reading »

Ex-Ducks, Beavers Help Bidwell Give Back

ROSEBURG, Ore.– Former University of Oregon punter Josh Bidwell and his foundation hosted the 8th annual Josh Bidwell Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic at Roseburg Country Club on Friday. Bidwell, who survived testicular cancer and played 12 years in the NFL, is working to give back to his home state. Between a dinner gala and the … Continue reading »

AG Warns of Fake Marathon Charities

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Attorney General’s Office is warning residents about fake solicitations for funds to help the Boston Marathon bombing victims. It reports that a fake Twitter account called @_BostonMarathon was quickly suspended after users determined it was phony. The accounted offered to donate $1 for every retweet. The AG’s office says people … Continue reading »

Project Helps Families Pay Rent

EUGENE, Ore. — Christmas is less than two weeks away, and while some are doing some last-minute shopping, others are hunting for a place to call their own. Thursday morning, folks gathered in support of their community members and a project called “A Home for the Holidays.” The program started back in 2006 when a … Continue reading »

Salvation Army Prepares Food Baskets

EUGENE, Ore. — The Salvation Army is getting geared up for its annual Christmas programs that help the needy in our community. The Salvation Army is accepting applications for its Christmas Food Basket Program along with the Angel Tree Program. Its goal is to help nearly 400 families this Christmas. You must bring proof of … Continue reading »