Pearl Buck and the Community

EUGENE, Ore — The Pearl Buck Center in Eugene is gaining ground and expanding in this improving economy.  As Pearl Buck prepares for its 63rd anniversary, now more than ever, the center is celebrating not only their clients, but also the community. About twice a week, Dan Vishny visits Pearl Buck Center to  check on … Continue reading »

Service Dog Complaint to go Before Judge

EUGENE, Ore. —  A local woman says she was asked to leave a local business because her service dogs were not allowed inside. Now, more than a year later, her complaint will go before a judge. Michel Hilt-Hayden says she is a person with disabilities whose rights to public access were denied. The complaint says … Continue reading »

Employment Agency Helps Vets, Disabled

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A new employment agency is helping veterans and people with disabilities find jobs. The company, Blue Sun Inc., works just like any other employment agency: employers hire the company to match them with employees. Blue Sun Inc. says disabled people are still skilled and talented, but that the word “disability” creates some … Continue reading »

DanceAbility Celebrates 25 Years

EUGENE, Ore. — A local organization is turning 25 and celebrating with a big fundraiser Friday. DanceAbility International is known for its work with able-bodied and disabled dancers. There are now certified DanceAbility teachers in 37 countries. The auction and performance will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the lobby of the Broadway Commerce Center … Continue reading »