SHiNA Annual Picnic Signs Missing

Dear Neighbors,

The Southwest Hills Neighborhood Association (SHiNA) had it’s 20th Annual Potluck Picnic on Sunday, August 13th from 2-6pm at Wayne Morse Family Farm, 595 Crest Dr.

The weather was pleasant and the event was enjoyed by many adults and children. Thank you to everyone who came by and made the event possible.

As part of The SHiNA Annual Picnic advertisement we have put up signs a week before the event and picked them up on Monday evening. 18 of the 24 signs placed were retrieved and can be reused next year. 

6 signs were missing at:

  • City View & Shield (Found & Returned)
  • Chambers & McClean
  • 29th & Portland
  • Willamette & 30th
  • Willamette & Crest
  • Willamette & 37th

The signs cost $25 each to print and can be reused with a date change for next year.

If you picked up one of the signs please send us a message via our contact page.

Let’s reuse rather than waste, it would be much appreciated!

Janet Bevirt, SHiNA Secretary

SHiNA Picnic Sign 2017

SHiNA Potluck Picnic Raffle

This Sunday August 13th 2017 we are having our SHiNA Potluck Picnic. Part of the event is a giveaway Raffle with lots of interesting prizes.

Every Picnic Attendee will Receive a Free Raffle Ticket for a Chance of a Free Giveaway. You will also be able to receive additional Raffle Tickets for donations to the Neighborhood Association.

$1 = 1 additional ticket
$5 = 5 additional tickets
$10 = 13 additional tickets

The list of Free Giveaways contains:

  • Spearmint Plant
  • 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle “Peacock Garden” $15.00 Value
  • 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle “The Kiss” $15.00 Value
  • From the Science Factory Shop $14.00 Value
    • Cyclone Tube
    • Magnifying Bug Viewer
    • 60 Glow Mini Stars
    • 2 Wacky Whirler, Flying Propellers
  • Kid’s Art/School Kit $20.00 Value
    • Scissors
    • Drawing Pad
    • 24 Colored Pencils
    • 20 Super Tips Markers
    • Wide Rule Notebook
    • Pen & 4 Pencils
  • Lane County – Ditch the Disposables! x 5
    • Lane County Recycler’s Handbook
    • Bike Chain Keychain
    • Grocery Bag
    • Cotton Bandana
    • Pocket Towel
    • Bamboo Utensils
    • Metal Water Bottle
    • Stainless Steel Straw
  • Jung’s Alteration & Boutique (5 years in Eugene)
    30 W. 29th Ave., Eugene, OR 97405
    15% Off Any Order

The list of Fundraiser Donations includes:

  • Papa John’s Pizza (Since 1999)
    30 W 29th Ave, Eugene, OR 97405
    $20.00 Gift Certificate
  • Sunrise Asian Food Market (Since 1999 at this location)
    70 W 29th Ave., Eugene, OR 97405 (26 years in business)
    $20.00 Gift Certificate x 3
  • 76 Gas Station – Tycee Oil (54 years of service)
    2910 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97405
    $25.00 Gift Card
  • Cafe Yumm! (Since 1997)
    Meridian Building: 1801 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401
    541-686-9866 (YUMM)
    $25.00 Gift Card
  • Chapala Restaurante (Since 1994)
    68 West 29th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405
    $25.00 Gift Card
  • Folkways (39 years in business)
    Clothing, Jewelry & Gifts
    Meridian Building: 1801 Willamette St, Suite 100, Eugene, OR 97401
    $25.00 Gift Certificate
  • MOD Pizza, South Eugene (Since 2017)
    77 E. 29th Ave., Eugene, OR 97405
    $25.00 Gift Card
  • Science Factory (Founded in 1961, Incorporated in 1977)
    2300 Leo Harris Parkway, Eugene, OR 97401
    4 Guest Passes, Admission to Exhibit Hall & Planetarium Show
    $32.00 Value
  • BRING Recycling (46 years of service)
    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Rethink
    4446 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403
    $35.00 Gift Certificate
  • Crest Massage Center (32 years in business)
    420 Crest Dr, Eugene, OR 97405
    Gift of Health Certificate for 1/2 Hour Massage & Hot Tub
    $45.00 – $60.00 Value


All money from the fundraiser will go towards financing the Southwest Hills Neighborhood Association expenses that include:

  • Neighborhood website hosting
  • Domain name registration
  • Neighborhood event financing not supported by the City of Eugene
  • T-Shirts for volunteers at events
  • Neighborhood bank account fees
  • Neighborhood Association EIN registration
  • Neighborhood PO Box registration
  • and much more …

Please join us for a wonderful afternoon of fun and entertainment.                                       We appreciate every visitor as well as your generosity.

Free Bicycle Registration at the SHiNA Picnic

The City of Eugene Police Department Crime Prevention Specialists, Paul Bishop, who is assigned to cover the Southwest Hills Neighborhood Association area (SHiNA) and Margaret Mazzotta will be at the SHiNA picnic providing information about crime prevention in our area.

They are offering free bicycle registration for those who would like to bring their bikes to the SHiNA Potluck Picnic on Sunday, August 13th from 2:00 – 6:00pm at Wayne Morse Family Farm on 595 Crest Drive.

Information will be provided for those who want to register their bikes in the online Lane County database.

To report a stolen bike you need a serial number, so get your bikes registered! Your bike is more likely to be recovered if its tagged.

Ride on over and register your bike at this fun free neighborhood picnic!

It’s also free to register your bike online and receive a sticker, go here to sign up:

If you are a resident of the Southwest Hills Neighborhood follow us on Facebook.

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Fire Danger Warning August 2017

The Oregon Department of Forestry want neighbors to know that even though we had a wet spring, it is dry out now and with the heat and wind we are experiencing fires. 

People should be careful with any kind of ignition source, even lawn mowing. 

When the fire danger is ‘High’ mowing dry grass is NOT allowed between the hours of 10 am and 8 pm on ODF protected lands. 

However, the time you are allowed to mow, run chainsaws, and a few other things fluctuates with the fire danger.

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Attached is a document that does a great job of explaining 2017 DFPA Public Use Restrictions.

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