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Meet the EVM #2 staff Cheryl Richard, Editor, Sales

Welcome to our second edition of Emerald Valley Magazine! I think you will be impressed! Our locally owned southern Lane County lifestyle magazine is full of local love, and is something our area has not had before! As you browse through the pages of our local storybook you will understand the angle and intention of EVM. It’s all about supporting a ”Local Lifestyle.” EVM is bringing the vibe and flavor of southern Lane County to our readers in a beautiful and powerful way. You will find some of the finest locally owned businesses represented here, and when you stop in to do business with them, I ask that you take the time to let them know you learned more about their business within the pages of EVM. Local supporting local is not to be taken lightly. Our area is up and coming and growing. It truly takes a village to guide it along in a proper manner. Supporting southern Lane County and its local businesses is a way for us to set the stage for a thriving 2018 and beyond. Enjoy reading our labor of love and let us know your thoughts and ideas so that we can continue to grow and improve our 2018 EVM. From the staff at The Creswell Chronicle, we wish you all a Merry Christmas! May all of our readers, supporters, and advertisers have a prosperous and blessed 2018.

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I am a coffee addict, metalhead and antique book collector. I grew up enjoying the outdoors, and throughout all my adventures, I was taught at a young age to appreciate the colors, textures, and diverse natural elements that I now apply to my everyday life. I enjoy a fluid work schedule as a Print & Digital Designer, as well as continuing to build my freelance design business on the side. Some of my days can pan out like Kandinsky; nevertheless, I persevere at creating an intersection of design and intellectual purity to save the world from bad design. CreativeSolutionsDesign.net.

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I am a lifelong Oregonian, love the Oregon Coast, and value being part of the Creswell community! I have three grown children and two grandchildren whom I adore. I’m a college writing and literature instructor, as well as a freelance writer, photographer and copy editor.


Scott Olson, Publisher

Scott and Jeanne Olson purchased The Creswell Chronicle in October 2011. Scott has over 25 years of journalism experience as publisher, reporter, and advertising sales person. He graduated from Oregon State University in 1988 with a degree in Technical Journalism within the College of Liberal Arts. Scott owned four weekly newspapers prior to purchasing The Chronicle: The Vidette in Montesano, Wash.; Burns Times-Herald, Burns, Ore.; Springfield Times, Springfield, Ore.; and Fern Ridge Review, Veneta, Ore. Scott and Jeanne live a short distance outside of Creswell, and have four children, and two grandsons.

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Erin Tierney, Creative Director I roadtripped my way across the States from PA to the Pacific Northwest in July 2016 and have been residing in Eugene ever since. I am the editor for The Creswell Chronicle and am proud of the transformation and growth our community newspaper has made over the past year, thanks to our brilliant team — who are also the EVM masterminds! My main squeeze is my little Parrotlet, Murphy. I have an unrelenting travelbug and tend to appease it most weekends by cruising around, scoping out waterfalls and chasing down perfect Oregon scenery. We really stepped up our game this time around for EVM#2, and hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoy showcasing all southern Lane County has to offer. Until next time!

Mike Rothgeb, Writer

Living in Eugene since late 2011, I’ve performed a variety of jobs, from working as a veterinary assistant to spending a summer fighting wildfires, but nothing felt like it was right for me. Only recently have I focused on writing as a career, instead of just a hobby. I currently write articles for several publications, one of which is the EVM. In my free time, I enjoy hiking and being outside with my dog, Panda Bear. I’ve also been working on a novel for the past two years and hope to have it published shortly. I am always looking for new and challenging writing opportunities to hone my skills and progress in this exciting field.

To be featured in the 2018 Spring edition of Emerald Valley Magazine, please call Cheryl Richard at 541-600-0030 or email her at CR.CresChron@gmail.com

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Cheri Spaulding’s got a long leash of experience with pet training, and it’s been a lifetime of passion in the making.

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“I grew up in Southern California rescuing every stray cat and dog I came across,” Spaulding said. “My interest in training started as young adult with my first two dogs, Rocky and Nestle. They hold a special place in my heart, hence the business name: Rock Nest Training and Pet Care, LLC.” From California, Spaulding’s work took her to Vermont, where she had a successful dog training business for seven years. “I missed the West Coast and the lifestyle, so I moved to Eugene nine years ago,” Spaulding said. She shares her Creswell home with a young Labrador retriever mix, Geo, and a feisty orange tabby, Rusty Nail. Being that there is no government regulation on animal training, Spaulding sought out her own educational path. “I raised Labrador retriever puppies from birth to two years, destined to be guides for the blind,” Spaulding said. “I attended countless seminars and trainings with many different trainers to hone my dog training skills.” She’s even studied under a zoologist, teaching chickens to do complex tricks. “Additionally, I volunteered in animal shelters – cleaning kennels, walking dogs, training dogs to give them adoption skills, and performing behavioral assessment to find the right fit of each dog,” she said. Spaulding believes in keeping her skills sharp. She’s always taking classes for education and enrichment. In 2014, Spaulding obtained a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon. Since she’s finished her degree, she’s completed other dog training programs, a certification in dog walking and a strenuous six-month dog training instructor program through the Karen Pryor Academy. Spaulding’s objective is to help and support pet owners in their life’s journey with their pets. Rock Nest Training and Pet Care, LLC offers dog walking, pet visits, and dog training programs-group and private lessons. “I am most excited about offering walk-and-train programs, ”she added. “My walk-and-train package is perfect for people who want to spend quality time with their pet but have a limited amount of personal time. While the owner works, I exercise and train their dog. We meet for a few short lessons to teach the owner how to

keep up the skill and progress with it.” Spaulding designs her training programs and pet care based on the individual needs of her clients and pets. “I have a vast wealth of training and pet knowledge,” Spaulding said. “My goal is for training to be fun and pet care to be the least stressful for everyone. ”The best thing a pet owner can do is be proactive, Spaulding said. “Don’t wait until a nuisance becomes a problem, and the problem becomes an unwanted habit,” she warned. “A training and management consultation can save you time and money.”

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EXPERT Veterinarian Services CRESWELL VETERINARY HOSPITAL Exceptional Care for Exceptional Pets By Mike Rothgeb Creswell Veterinary Hospital, located on Oregon Avenue in downtown Creswell, is a full-service veterinary practice which provides superior care to cats, dogs, exotics, and their owners. Dr. Sheri Schlorman, owner of Creswell Veterinary Hospital, is one of the few doctors in the area that focuses on rabbit, guinea pig, and rodent care. Rabbit owners from the Oregon Coast to Bend travel to have their rabbits treated by Dr. Sheri. Offering physical examinations and dental work using specialized instruments, rabbits, and other exotics receive unmatched care. Dogs and cats also are seen for wellvisits, vaccinations, routine and emergency surgeries, and dental procedures. Dr. Sheri knew from a young age that she wanted to become a veterinarian and in 1988, she graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Sheri worked in Eugene as an Associate Veterinarian until 1998 when she started working at Creswell Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Sheri purchased the practice in 2003 and has been serving the people and pets of Creswell ever since. Along with Dr. Sheri, her team of experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate staff provides excellent care to their clients and their furry children. Everyone who walks through the door is greeted with a friendly hello and a smile. “I have watched most of these cats and dogs grow before my eyes and can immediately tell when one isn’t feeling well, it’s one of the many benefits of being a single-doctor practice.” Dr. Sheri stated when asked about patient care. Creswell Veterinary Hospital is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), a title that only 15% of veterinary hospitals in the country have received.

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AAHA accredited hospitals are required to adhere to over 900 rigorous standards and pass a strict evaluation to retain their accreditation. Whether you own a cat, dog, rabbit, or guinea pig, you can rest assured that Dr. Sheri and her staff will treat you and your pet like part of the family !

Creswell Veterinary Hospital works with hospitals such as Oregon Veterinary Referral Associates and the Emergency Veterinary Hospital in Springfield. Once a month, Dr. Sheri provides low-cost spays and neuters through the Humane Society of Cottage Grove. Red Barn Rabbit Rescue, a local rabbit organization, regularly brings their rabbits in for Suqta Six Toes, medical care and well-visits. the office mascot!

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EXPERT Grooming Couture Brenda incorporates a proven five-step process to help new dogs, and cats, acclimate to grooming for the best possible experience. “Some are not good with grooming at first, but I have a method to introduce them to the process,” Brenda said. Blue Ribbon also specializes in dogs that are unwelcome in other grooming facilities due to past experiences. Brenda has the patience and the understanding to make each dog feel at home. Even when she’s not working, she surrounds herself with canine companions. Brenda breeds, competes and shows Bearded Collies, her favorite breed and longtime friends. IF YOUR NEW FURRY FAMILY MEMBER

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2018 SCHEDULE

MARCH 2018: THE KING WHO WANTED A WHALE. Author Hal Holbrook, Screenplay by Keith Kessler. The King wants a whale to live in the moat around the castle. Can his Royal Servants get him one? The Messenger Boy has an idea.

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Lindsey-Abaire. Director Eliza Roaring Springs. Margie Walsh has just been let go

from yet another job. Facing eviction and scrambling to catch a break, Margie thinks an old fling who’s made it out of Southie might be her ticket to a fresh new start.

MAY 2018: REFLECTIONS. Director Peg Major. Just in time for Mother’s Day, Reflections is a musically amusing and heartfelt look at relationships between mother and daughter. The show features several local mother/ daughter duos and two grandmother/ mother/daughter trios. JUNE 2018: FIRST IMPRESSIONS. Authors David Work & Jim Curtiss. Director Marian I Dempsey. Imagine if the only way you could communicate with the world was through lines or lyrics from plays and musicals. That is exactly the case with Darrell, a once promising actor. JULY 2018: WAITING FOR BUSTER. Author Lance Troxel. When a Hollywood producer announces Buster Keaton is coming to Cottage Grove that very night to scout his next film, the town erupts with excitement and anticipation. A cast of local characters jockeys to be first in impressing the huge movie star while Francis Jones, the pianist for the only movie house, must decide to stay where people love and need her or leave for a promising but uncertain future. SEPTEMBER 2018: CREATIVE CHAOS. Director Carmen Dowell. Our intrepid cast is going to the Big Top! OCTOBER 2018: HALLOWEEN MASHUP. Multiple authors/directors. Since the theater’s founding, the mashups—combining two pop-culture juggernauts into a single show— have been our most beloved and hilarious productions.

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s l a in ig r o f o n o s a e as The Opal Center, located at 513 E. Main St. in Cottage Grove, has a full season ready to entertain you and challenge your imagination. We are starting off the year with a world premiere of a locally written play by Keith Kessler based on the children’s book, “The King Who Wanted a Whale.” This musical features a king who wants a whale for his moat. His servants scramble to fulfill his wish, but are not sure what to do. Then the Messenger Boy has an idea. This new classic will run March 2-11. Another original show of 2018 comes just in time for Mother’s Day. “Reflections” is musically amusing and enduring. Director Peg Major also stars, along with many motherdaughter pairs and even a few maternal trios. Bring your mom and enjoy this show May 25-27. In July, we will be “Waiting for Buster,” thanks to local author and director Lance Troxel. When a Hollywood producer announces Buster Keaton is coming to Cottage Grove that very night to scout his next film, the town erupts with excitement and anticipation. A cast of local characters jockeys to be first in impressing the huge movie star while Francis Jones, the pianist for the only movie house, must decide whether to stay where people love and need her or leave for a promising but uncertain future. Our latest sensation, “Creative Chaos,” will be back this year, and will be going to the Big Top! We are proud of Director Carmen Dowell and her fantastic cast. Be sure to catch this show in September! You can learn more about the Opal Center’s 2018 season by visiting our website at opalcentercg.org or by following our Facebook page. Be sure to visit during January and February, because for the first time, we will be offering season tickets! Buy five tickets for $50 and go to any of our theater performances (except Storybook Theatre) all year long. For $60 you can even include the ever popular Trashion Show in April. If you love our Storybook Theatre performances, you can buy a Super Pass that will include four Storybook Theatre tickets with your five theater tickets.

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he Willamette Valley is known for its unique outlook on food, clothing, music, and especially the arts. Cottage Theatre’s upcoming production of Seussical, presented December 1-23, is family-friendly in more ways than one. Based on characters by Dr. Seuss, not only will the upbeat musical be a perfect holiday season outing for families of all ages, but it also provides a vehicle for families to perform together. The thirty-five cast members’ ages range from four to “sixty-something”, sixteen of whom are related to someone else in the show. “We love when families do theatre together,” comments Cottage Theatre Executive Director Susan Goes. “Providing an opportunity for multiple generations to work together as a team creates the ‘community’ in community theatre.”

Cottage Theatre was established in 1982 and has been providing the local community with artistically performed plays and musicals ever since.

Cottage Theatre has been a grassroots effort since its beginning in 1982 when a group of Cottage Grove residents borrowed an old army parachute and mounted their first production on the lawn of Village Green Resort. Since then, the theatre has grown considerably and now has a permanent 150-seat facility, built in 1998. Cottage Theatre produces a year-round season of plays and musicals, and also offers summer camps for youth, ages five through fourteen. “Our summer camps are a great training ground for local children,” says Susan Goes. “Kids coming through our summer camp program often ‘acquire the theatre bug’ and go on to roles in our main season productions. Last season’s A Christmas Story, for example, featured nine young actors in the cast, seven of whom were past participants in our summer camps.” Providing a variety of roles every year for men, women, and youth is key to Cottage Theatre’s season selection, as is striking a balance between musicals, comedies, and dramas. The theatre’s 36th season begins in February with a hilarious farce-with in-a-farce, Noises Off, about a group of itinerant actors rehearsing a ridiculous play called Nothing’s On. In April the theatre will present Legally Blonde, a stage adaptation of the hit movie of the same name.

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Next up, Arthur Miller’s powerful drama, The Crucible, will be on stage in June. Written in 1953 at the height of the McCarthy era, The Crucible is a dramatization of the 1692 Salem Witch Trials. In August 2018, Cottage Theatre will have the honor of presenting the world premiere production of Treehouse by Alabama playwright Joe Musso. Cottage Theatre is one of just six community theatres in the country selected by the American Association of Community Theatre’s 2018 NewPlayFest. In 2016, 300 plays were submitted for consideration, all of which underwent a four-tiered review process that led to the selection of the six winning scripts.

“We are very proud and excited to be the first theatre to produce Treehouse,” states Goes. “It’s a riveting and well-crafted story that will pull audiences in from the first moment, but leave them guessing right until the very end.” Cottage Theatre’s 2018 season will conclude with two more family-friendly shows: Shrek the Musical in October and The Fantasticks in December. Throughout the year there are plenty of opportunities to get involved at Cottage Theatre: in addition to acting on stage, volunteers can usher at a performance, run a spotlight, paint a set, or help sew a costume. Cottage Theatre’s mission is “Engaging and enriching our community through the magic of live theatre.” Cottage Theatre is something magical that needs to be experienced for one to truly believe. No matter where you live in The Willamette Valley, everyone needs to witness the power, dedication, and creativity of the community.

Providing a variety of roles every year for men, women, and youth is key to Cottage Theatre’s season selection, as is striking a balance between musicals, comedies, and dramas.

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Just What the Bi-Mart Pharmacy was unable to keep up, causing a lot of people to drive north to Eugene and Springfield, or south to Cottage Grove. The people of Creswell needed an answer, and luckily, t The Marrs provided one. Nearly nine years ago, Jeannie and Brian opened River Road HealthMart Pharmacy and brought the people of Eugene a level of customer service that had disappeared long ago. The Marrs hope to bring that same level of service to Creswell and its community. Before Ray’s Food Place closed, “We’d been looking at Creswell for a while, but the timing wasn’t right,” Jeannie Marr said. They chose Creswell not only for the demand but also for the community and its people. Jeannie and Brian wanted to keep business local and remove long-distance travel for medications. Brian is part owner and primary pharmacist of River Road HealthMart Pharmacy, but Jeannie runs the Creswell location. Being independently operated allows her to run the pharmacy the way she sees fit, with an emphasis on customer service and satisfaction. “We differ from other pharmacies because our hands aren’t tied by red tape. We’re able to think outside the box and offer superior customer service with a one-on-one approach.” Jeannie and her staff go the extra mile for their customers and get to know each one.

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“We know our customers by name. People want to be treated like people, not numbers,” she said. Not only does Creswell HealthMart Pharmacy provide over-the-counter and low-cost, generic prescription medications, they also offer an extensive line of multivitamins and dietary supplements formulated by pharmacists through Solutions Rx. “There’s a misconception that smaller pharmacies aren’t able to do what the bigger ones can. In actuality, we can do everything they can, and better. More often than not, we even save people money,” Jeannie explains. Brennan Black, Creswell HealthMart Pharmacy’s local pharmacist, is another prime example of how they stand apart from the competition. With years of experience in pharmacies, customer service, and working with compounded medications, Brennan provides important insight to Jeannie, Brian, and the community. Brennan administers standard vaccines and assists customers with Medicare-related questions. Birth control prescription refills are offered, a service that only a handful of pharmacies in the area provide. What really makes Creswell HealthMart Pharmacy stand out is their compounded prescription medication services. Dosing, flavor, and method of administration on-


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Creswell HealthMart Pharmacy provides a personal touch synonymous with small-town America. “We love Creswell. It’s full of kind and welcoming people and we want to give back to them. We’re not going anywhere.” This is Jeannie and Brian’s promise to their customers, their friends, and the community. Services: Prescriptions, OTC products, Compounded Prescriptions, Vaccines, Deliveries, and Friendly Customer Service.

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oral prescriptions are able to be modified if a patient cannot tolerate the medication in its commercially available form. From oral suspensions to transdermal creams, Creswell HealthMart gives customers flexibility and options. Compounding services are available to customers, as well as to doctor’s offices, dental offices, and even veterinary hospitals. Due to Creswell HealthMart’s size, they’re able to host community-based, weekly classes and demonstrations led by local professionals, called “Saturday Sessions.” Past sessions have included Medicare open enrollment assistance, flu shots, and insurance discussions. The size has also allowed Jeannie to exercise her creative side by displaying

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Creswell Coffee, a locally owned business in Creswell, Oregon is not your run-of-the-mill coffee shop.

Coffeehouse by day and art and music venue on Friday nights, Owned by Seth and Melissa Clark, Creswell Coffee has been offering an extensive menu of foods and drinks and has been an outlet for local artists for the past seven years. From blues bands to classical pianists, over 150 musicians have played in their coffeehouse over the years. With stage lights and sound-enhancing wood panels on the walls, the unique and charming layout is perfect for funneling the talented melodies to every corner of the building. Musicians love playing at Creswell Coffee because the

venue specifically appeals to and attracts music lovers. In addition to Creswell Coffee, the Clarks are also working on a mobile version of their coffee shop with hopes to have it up and running by the end of 2017. Entirely self-sufficient with solar panels and propane appliances, they plan on taking the mobile cart to concerts and events in the area. Seth and Melissa’s goal is to own a total of six locations within the next five years; music, of course, will always play a major part in their business. Creswell Coffee has been an important venue for

the arts and music community for nearly a decade. Their goal is to get people over the bridge to enjoy local music performed by talented and engaging people. Seth and Melissa aren’t just in the coffee business, they are in the people, music and art business. CRESWELL COFFEE RAISES THE BAR FOR THEIR COMPETITION.

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G R O OV Y ROOSTERS

By Mike Rothgeb

“ I’ m Your Huckleberry” THE HUC KLE BER RY

playing original, bluegrass and Old Country style music. With the sweet taste of old Americana, The Huckleberrys have been performing across The Willamette Valley for the past decade.

The Huckleberrys is made up of Larry Barkemeyer as lead singer and songwriter, Jeff Boyle on bass, Tom Ellis on drums and Colleen Ellis with vocals and guitar. Honorable mentions include Nathan Smith on bass, mandolin and dobro for “The Rose Tattoo,” Paul Hobbs on lead guitar, Bruce McNeil on guitar and lap steel, Paul Barkemeyer on banjo, Art Shore on saxophone and Donya Barkemeyer on harmonies. Last, but not least, Randy Farmer handles photography and sound, and Rita Barkemeyer is the jam that holds them all together. Their first album, “Rose Tattoo,” released in 2012, is a collection of original and catchy tunes written by Larry and Colleen. The Huckleberrys also perform their favorite songs by Johnny Cash, Boy Dylan, The Beatles, and have been known to take suggestions from audience members. The Huckleberrys will be playing at The Axe & Fiddle in Cottage Grove on Friday, Nov. 10 and at the Holiday Market in Eugene on Friday, Dec. 22. Many more performances are to come in 2018. Every time Larry, Jeff, Tom and Colleen perform, they give the audience exactly what they want. They the know true meaning of the phrase “I’m your huckleberry.”

So if you enjoy original songs infused with some mountain twang, The Huckleberrys is surely your jam.

THE HUCKLEBERRYS let's get groovy! The Willamette Valley: Home to outdoor activities, lo-

GROOVY ROOSTERS

The famous line from the movie “Tombstone, “I’m your huckleberry” inspired more than just cowboy hats and well-manicured mustaches. Val Kilmer’s performance as Doc Holliday in the 1993 cult classic also inspired a group of talented and creative minds from Cottage Grove. The Huckleberrys enjoy

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cally crafted beers and vineyards. There is another item

that should be added to that list: musicians. Of the many Willamette Valley musicians and bands, one, in particular, deserves a mention: The Groovy Roosters.

The Groovy Roosters is a trio of local musicians that

recently came together in Cottage Grove. Acoustic sets are a mixture of country, classic rock, soul and blues. Orig-

inal as well as classic songs by Kenny Wayne Shepherd,

Jack Johnson and Ray Lamontagne are their favorites

to play. Ben Johnson, as lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, harmonica player and songwriter; Todd Hawkins on drums; and Dave Maccabee on bass and backup vocals make up The Groovy Roosters. Chris Boisevein, Tashara Hernandez and Gilbert Kadow, from the acoustic band Livewire, are friends of band members and have played together several times at The Blacksmith in Bend, vineyards and weddings. “We take our music seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. It’s a fun name that encompasses who

we are,” Johnson said when asked about their band name. Ben lives in Cottage Grove with his wife, Sunny, and his two boys, Kohl and Ryder. Ben has also performed acoustic solo acts at Creswell Bakery on several occasions. The Groovy Roosters will be debuting their first official performance at Creswell Coffee on Friday, Dec. 8. They are always looking for new local opportunities, with hopes of spreading their music and good feelings to friends, family, neighbors and other music lovers.

All who love country, rock, soul, blues, or music in general, should mark their calendars and expect to have a “groovy” time.


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As part of the Clarks’ going green philosphy, THESE BUSINESS OWNERS HAVE converted an old horse trailer into a new on-the-move coffee cart.

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EXPERT Realtor Relationships PUTTING THE ‘REAL’ BACK IN REALTOR Susan Bennett | Keller Williams Realty

Susan Bennett, a realtor with Keller Williams Realty, has been assisting home buyers and sellers in Lane County for over five years. Susan purchased her first property at the age of 19 and has been interested in the housing market ever since. She has lived in 10 different states throughout her life, and due to the relocation, buying, and selling of houses, she caught the real estate bug early on. Through her own struggles, Susan realized how difficult it was to buy and sell a home and decided to help people through the process.

the location, as much 2644 Suzanne Way | Eugene, Oregon 541.743.1331 as with the house itself. Susan noted that the number one complaint of realtors is that “they don’t listen to what we want or don’t explain things well enough.”

In her free time, Susan works for the Creswell Planning Commission and recently became an Intergenerational Reading Collaboration (IRC) volunteer at Creslane Elementary School in Creswell. Susan believes in supporting the local community and its businesses. I’m not a Susan meets with potential clients in familiar locations salesperson, “She goes above and beyond what’s asked of her,” ahead of time to make sure that they are compatible a previous client responded when asked about their I’m a and to answer any questions. She prides herself on experience with Susan Bennett. Susan’s clients have her communication skills and wants her clients to feel relationship come to expect this kind of thorough work from her, comfortable with her. and she delivers every time. builder . “I enjoy helping people through the process of coming When you decide it’s time to buy or sell your home in to the realization of what they want, and where they want to be. Lane County, don’t hire just any real estate agent, contact Susan I’m not a salesperson, I’m a relationship builder,” Susan said when Bennett; she understands the market and will make sure you feel asked what she enjoys most about her job as a realtor. “Buying a confident with your upcoming decision. Susan Bennett brings exhome is an important life decision and investment.” perience, communication, and honesty to the table and provides

Unlike many other realtors, Susan does her best to understand the homebuyer’s lifestyle and needs. She wants them to be happy with

the information and peace ofmind needed when buying a home. Susan is the Real(tor) Deal! - By Mike Rothgeb

CLIENT APPRECIATION “We are happily in our new place now.”

“Susan is a 5-star agent, without a doubt!”

Susan was so helpful getting our house sold. We had a very unique property and trying to find the right buyer wasn’t easy, but she managed to get it done! Susan listened to what we were looking for in a new home and was able to help us find the right fit.

She worked tirelessly to help me find the home that fit my budget, location, and lifestyle. My purchase was not the simplest, being a bankowned property, but she never groused about the added complications, and I never doubted that her highest priority was helping her customer. I can’t imagine a better experience, and I recommend Susan with unequivocal enthusiasm.

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Cycling in southern Lane County:

BY MIKE ROTHGEB

Exploring the covered bridges and beyond

LANE COUNTY : AN AREA FULL OF GREEN MOUNTAINS, WIDE-OPEN FARMLANDS, PICTURESQUE WINERIES AND ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES. EUGENE MAY BE KNOWN AS TRACKTOWN, USA FOR RUNNERS, BUT LANE COUNTY IS KNOWN FOR AMAZING BICYCLING OPPORTUNITIES.

Home to more covered bridges than any other county west of the Mississippi River, Lane County takes pride in maintaining its nationally registered bridges. Southern Lane, in particular, is home to the Covered Bridges Scenic Bikeway, a magical journey that takes bikers along a path of history and adventure. Families can enjoy all or just part of the 36-mile long trail that twists and winds its way down the county. The Row River Trail, which makes up approximately 17 miles of the Scenic Bikeway, follows the Row River and Dorena Reservoir. Starting in downtown Cottage Grove, riders can absorb the beauty of the historic small town. Shops such as Rainy Peak Bicycles, a popular stop for the avid cyclist and tourist alike,

provide much-needed service to the human-powered vehicles used on the upcoming journey. Although not directly connected to the Scenic Bikeway, Creswell, just north of Cottage Grove, still has plenty to offer the man, woman or child seeking adventure. Creswell Bakery, Garden Lake, Creswell Library, Crippen Design, Creswell Coffee and gently rolling hills make up this quaint community-based town. On the way out, tourists can enjoy catching a glimpse of the so-called “Creswell Castle,” just barely visible from Sears Road. Pleasant Hill, a small town on the way to Dexter, has as much charm as it does beauty. Elijah Bristow State Park, Northern Lights Christmas Tree Farm

and amazing restaurants are just a few reasons to pull off on the side of the road and explore. Home of the Dexter Reservoir and Willamette River Greenway, the town of Dexter can’t be forgotten when mentioning worthy stops on a longdistance bike ride. Beautiful trails around the water; majestic, fog-covered mountains; fishing and boating sites; and plenty of wildlife and greenery make up this quiet community. Whether biking as a hobby, for exercise or as the primary source of transportation, all cyclists need to explore and witness southern Lane County and all it has to offer. Spring, summer, fall and winter, there’s no off-season for this beautiful and wondrous area.


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Stroll Oregon Avenue and drive through town and view festive holiday displays in the windows of businesses participating in the Window Trimming Contest. Winners receive an overnight holiday getaway for two at the Village Green Resort in Cottage Grove, including dinner for two and a bottle of fine wine from a local vineyard. Bring canned food to donate to Creswell Food Pantry, and exchange it during the event for cider, hot cocoa or a cookie at participating locations. As daylight fades, Creswell’s firstever Holiday Light Parade, featuring lighted classic cars, business vehicles and more begins at 5 p.m., moving east down West Oregon Avenue from 5th Street to Creswell Library, heralding the lighting of the trees lining both sides of the street. The idea for the parade was sparked on the Facebook Creswell Community Connection

page, following news that a nearby community planned to cancel theirs. “A page member, Sarah Evans, first suggested the idea and dozens of people expressed interest, with many offering to help,” said Creswell Library Director Su Liudahl. “I offered the library for an interest meeting, and the Light Parade was soon in the works.” With such enthusiastic community support, “we hope the Light Parade will become an annual tradition,” Liudahl said. Riding at the end of the parade is the evening’s special guest, Santa Claus. After the parade delivers Santa to Creswell Library, he will meet and greet children and hear their Christmas wishes from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the main room. Creswell

Middle School will snap a photo of your child with Santa as a fundraiser for their annual Washington DC trip. Creswell Mayor Dave Stram welcomes the crowd from the outdoor main stage in front of the library at 5:30, followed by live music from the Creswell Community Choir and other vocal and instrumental groups until 7 p.m. – and find free face-painting, temporary tattoos and balloon animals for kids at Creswell Family Dental Clinic, 225 W. Oregon Ave. “This event is always such a highlight for our community,” Mayor Stram said. “There are not many true small-town events left, but Creswell’s Tree Lighting is one of them,” Liudahl said. “I’m so pleased that so many creative people are putting so much heart into keeping this tradition going.” With so much to see and do, make, eat, drink and just enjoy, plan to bring the whole family and spend the day in a friendly, small-town atmosphere, celebrating the start of a wondrous, joyous, very merry holiday season during Creswell’s 14th Annual Old-Fashioned Tree Lighting Celebration! E M E R A L D VA L L E Y M A G AZIN E

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Twin Timbers is open weekends, starting the weekend before Thanksgiving.

82234 Hwy. 99 For More Information Visit: www.twintimberschristmastrees.com

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Bring some magic and a new family tradition this holiday season and plan a trip to Twin Timbers Tree Farm just outside of Creswell, where you’ll find picturesque views, majestic trees, a huge fire pit to sip your hot chocolate around and Santa waiting inside a lovely winter village that’s packed full of unique holiday decor and hard-to-find gifts. The woodcarving pieces alone are worth the trip to see at this holiday destination. You and your family will be treated to an old-fashioned Christmas experience at Twin Timber Tree Farm. Twin Timbers farmers grow some of this area’s most fragrant and longlasting Christmas trees in our area, including Noble, Grand and Douglas Fir. A trip to Twin Timbers Tree Farm will create special memories as your family picks the perfect tree for your home this Christmas season. December 9th and 10 enjoy watching professional chain saw carvers at work at the farm.

BRING THE KIDS TO SEE SANTA

Sat., Nov. 25 and Sun., Nov. 26; Sat., Dec. 2 and Sun., Dec. 3; Sat., Dec. 9 and Sun.,Dec. 10; Sat., Dec 16 and Sun., Dec 17

11am to close

Hot beverages and food item are available on site as well.

PLATINUM HAIR

600 Dale Kuni Road #150, Creswell Looking to support local and bring the gift of beauty and self-care to your significant other, or family and friends? One brilliant and shiny gift-giving idea is a gift certificate from Platinum Hair, located at 600 Dale Kuni Rd #150 in Creswell. This full-service salon goes all out for the holidays with their holiday decor and Christmas vibe! You can pick up a stocking stuffer or professional hair care products that everyone will love. You can get your holiday beauty needs taken care of at Platinum Hair as well. The experienced and highly trained staff can bring your dream look to fruition, along with providing a bit of pampering that everyone needs this time of year. We need to take the big box stores out of Christmas and spend our dollars with locally owned businesses in southern Lane County. It’s important, and it feels good!

SANITY CHOCOLATE

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Sanity Chocolate is a locally owned, family operated, small batch, handcrafted, bean-to-bar chocolate manufacturer. The company specializes in high-quality chocolate, made with organic ingredients, free of unnecessary ingredients, and controlled lower sugars. Sourcing cacao from around the world, they craft their chocolate onsite. Sanity Chocolate is located in Cottage Grove and is owned by Mike and Sarah “Bob” Cave. Their chocolate is made with the highest quality ingredients, and once you taste the spectacular quality you will understand the effort and care that goes into crafting this southern Lane County company’s chocolate bars. Sanity Chocolate makes for a perfect corporate or personal gift, stocking stuffers, or just to treat yourself and family by giving them the very best. Located at 1280 E. Main St. in Cottage Grove. The retail location is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

BURLAP & LACE

Burlap and Lace has multiple booths full of shabby chic, repurposed, new decor, antique pieces, holiday decor items, and handmade pieces and is well worth the trip to Creswell, or, for those in Creswell, worth getting out of the car to check out and browse. Let’s make a pact that we all go into one or two locally owned shops we haven’t visited before this holiday season and support our locally owned retailers. Grab your friends for a shopping trip downtown and buy local!

Burlap and Lace is located at 240 W. Oregon Ave. in Creswell. Call owner Tanya McNelly at 541-600-4905 to find out holiday store hours and learn about upcoming special events.

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ne way to save electricity is by wrapping your water heater with insulated wrap. The Department of Energy also recommends turning down the temperature of your water heater to the warm setting (120 degrees Fahrenheit) to save energy.

When you are asleep at night or away from your home, lowering your heating thermostat a few degrees will save electricity. The Department of Energy estimates that if you turn your thermostat back 10 to 15 degrees for eight hours per day, you would save about 10 percent a year on your heating bills. Look into window treatments that can help improve energy efficiency. Insulating drapes and shades are available. Also, open curtains on south-facing windows during the day to allow sunlight to heat your home, and close them at night. According to EPUD, this is where the average home uses the most energy:

Space Heating_____________35.2% Water Heating_____________13.1% Space Cooling_____________10.8% Lighting_____________________9.7% Refrigeration________________6.6% Electronics___________________6.5% Cooking Cooking______________________4.5% Clothes Dryers & Dishwashers_________________4.3% Computers____________________1% Other________________________8.4%

Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season. Please keep safety and efficiency in mind as you celebrate: Take care when climbing ladders to hang outdoor lights. Stay away from all overhead power lines.

Use LED holiday lights to save energy.

Keep trees and gift wrap away from light bulbs, radiators and other sources of heat.

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Energy Star-labeled electronics and appliances are available to reduce electricity use. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, a typical household spends $2,100 a year on energy bills and contributes twice the amount of greenhouse gases to the environment as an average car. The EPA recommends using the Energy Star Home Advisor for ideas to increase energy efficiency. Check your heating ducts to see if there are any leaks that need to be wrapped. Weatherstrip doors and windows. The Emerald People’s Utility District (EPUD) estimates that only 20 percent of homes built before 1980 are well insulated. You can add insulation by having local professionals add it to the walls of your home. Turn off lights when they are not in use. EPUD estimates that one bulb left on all year costs $25 in electricity. EPUD also recommends washing clothes in cold water to save on your heating bill.

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WINTER 2018


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䌀漀愀猀琀 䘀漀爀欀 䈀椀爀搀攀爀猀 䈀椀欀攀猀 琀漀 䈀氀漀漀洀猀 䌀漀愀猀琀 䘀漀爀欀 圀椀氀氀愀洀攀琀琀攀 刀椀瘀攀爀 䌀氀攀愀渀甀瀀 䐀愀礀 漀昀 䌀愀爀椀渀最  ⠀吀栀爀漀甀最栀 唀渀椀琀攀搀 圀愀礀⤀ 匀甀洀洀攀爀 匀琀攀眀愀爀搀猀栀椀瀀 匀攀爀椀攀猀 䜀爀攀愀琀 圀椀氀氀愀洀攀琀琀攀 䌀氀攀愀渀甀瀀 一漀 䤀瘀礀 䐀愀礀 䔀愀爀琀栀 䐀愀礀

刀攀猀琀琀愀琀椀椀                         

䘀爀攀攀 匀椀琀攀 嘀椀猀椀琀猀 䄀瘀愀椀氀愀戀氀攀 唀瀀瀀 刀攀焀甀攀猀琀

䔀搀甀挀愀琀椀椀 ☀ 伀甀甀攀愀挀栀

䴀礀 䈀爀漀琀栀攀爀猀ᤠ 䘀愀爀洀 刀攀猀琀漀爀愀琀椀漀渀 䔀渀栀愀渀挀攀洀攀渀琀     圀愀琀攀爀猀栀攀搀 䄀挀琀椀漀渀 吀攀愀洀猀 昀漀爀 䔀搀甀挀愀琀椀漀渀Ⰰ 刀攀猀琀漀爀愀琀椀漀渀Ⰰ ☀ 匀琀攀眀愀爀搀猀栀椀瀀 ⠀圀䄀吀䔀刀匀⤀     倀爀漀樀攀挀琀 ⠀䌀爀攀猀眀攀氀氀⤀             匀漀挀椀愀氀 䴀攀搀椀愀 ጠ 䘀愀挀攀戀漀漀欀Ⰰ 䤀渀猀琀愀最爀愀洀Ⰰ 夀漀甀吀甀戀攀 匀愀氀礀攀爀猀ᤠ 刀愀渀挀栀 刀攀猀琀漀爀愀琀椀漀渀 倀爀漀樀攀挀琀 ⠀䌀爀攀猀眀攀氀氀⤀                   匀挀椀攀渀挀攀 倀甀渀               儀甀愀爀琀攀爀氀礀 一攀眀猀氀攀琀琀攀爀 䌀漀愀猀琀 䘀漀爀欀 匀琀爀攀愀洀 䌀爀漀猀猀椀渀最 倀爀漀樀攀挀琀 ⠀唀洀瀀焀甀愀   一愀琀椀漀渀愀氀 䘀漀爀攀猀琀 ጠ 䌀漀琀琀愀最攀 䜀爀漀瘀攀 刀愀渀最攀爀 䐀椀猀琀爀椀挀琀⤀ 伀砀氀攀礀 䌀甀氀瘀攀爀琀 刀攀瀀氀愀挀攀洀攀渀琀 ⠀䌀漀琀琀愀最攀 䜀爀漀瘀攀⤀ 刀椀瘀攀爀 刀漀愀搀 刀椀瀀愀爀椀愀渀 倀氀愀渀琀椀渀最 ⠀䌀漀琀琀愀最攀 䜀爀漀瘀攀⤀ 吀愀礀氀漀爀 刀椀瀀愀爀椀愀渀 倀氀愀渀琀椀渀最 倀爀漀樀攀挀琀 ⠀䌀漀琀琀愀最攀 䜀爀漀瘀攀⤀ 䌀䘀圀圀䌀 ㄀ ⴀ夀攀愀爀 䄀挀琀椀漀渀 倀氀愀渀           䘀漀砀 刀椀瀀愀爀椀愀渀 䔀渀栀愀渀挀攀洀攀渀琀 倀爀漀樀攀挀琀 ⠀䌀爀攀猀眀攀氀氀⤀  夀攀氀氀漀眀 䘀氀愀最 䤀爀椀猀 䴀漀渀椀琀漀爀椀渀最  䌀愀洀愀猀 匀眀愀氀攀 刀椀瀀愀爀椀愀渀 刀攀猀琀漀爀愀琀椀漀渀 倀爀漀樀攀挀琀   圀攀猀琀攀爀渀 倀漀渀搀 吀甀爀琀氀攀 䴀漀渀椀琀漀爀椀渀最   ⠀䌀爀攀猀眀攀氀氀⤀ 䨀愀瀀愀渀攀猀攀 䬀渀漀琀眀攀攀搀 䤀爀爀愀搀椀愀琀椀漀渀 倀爀漀樀攀挀琀 ⠀圀愀琀攀爀猀栀攀搀⤀

䴀䴀椀琀琀椀渀最 ☀ 倀氀愀渀渀椀渀最 

圀攀 栀漀瀀攀 琀栀愀琀 礀漀甀 愀爀攀 愀戀氀攀 琀漀 樀漀椀渀 甀猀 昀漀爀  漀甀爀 圀椀渀琀攀爀 圀愀琀攀爀猀栀攀搀 匀漀椀爀攀 漀渀 䐀攀挀⸀ 㠀Ⰰ  ㈀ ㄀㜀 琀漀 氀攀愀爀渀 洀漀爀攀 愀戀漀甀琀 漀甀爀 瀀爀漀樀攀挀琀猀 愀渀搀 瀀爀漀最爀愀洀猀⸀  吀栀椀猀 昀甀渀ⴀ昀椀氀氀攀搀 攀瘀攀渀琀 椀猀 琀栀攀 氀愀爀最攀猀琀 昀甀渀搀爀愀椀猀攀爀 漀昀 琀栀攀  礀攀愀爀 昀漀爀 琀栀攀 䌀䘀圀圀䌀Ⰰ 愀渀搀 眀椀氀氀 栀攀氀瀀 猀甀瀀瀀漀爀琀 漀甀爀  瀀爀漀最爀愀洀猀 愀渀搀 瀀爀漀樀攀挀琀猀 琀栀爀漀甀最栀漀甀琀 ㈀ ㄀㠀⸀ 吀栀攀  攀瘀攀渀椀渀最 眀椀氀氀 椀渀挀氀甀搀攀 氀椀瘀攀 樀愀稀稀 洀甀猀椀挀Ⰰ 搀愀渀挀椀渀最Ⰰ 愀  猀椀氀攀渀琀 愀甀挀琀椀漀渀Ⰰ 愀 眀椀渀攀 眀愀氀氀Ⰰ 瘀漀氀甀渀琀攀攀爀 愀眀愀爀搀猀Ⰰ 愀渀搀  洀甀挀栀 洀漀爀攀℀ 吀椀挀欀攀琀猀 愀爀攀 ␀㐀  昀漀爀 渀漀渀ⴀ洀攀洀戀攀爀猀 愀渀搀  ␀㌀  昀漀爀 洀攀洀戀攀爀猀 愀渀搀 椀渀挀氀甀搀攀 攀渀琀爀礀 琀漀 琀栀攀 攀瘀攀渀琀Ⰰ 愀  戀甀昀昀攀琀ⴀ猀琀礀氀攀 搀椀渀渀攀爀Ⰰ 愀渀搀 琀眀漀 搀爀椀渀欀 琀椀挀欀攀琀猀 ⠀挀栀漀椀挀攀 漀昀  一椀渀欀愀猀椀 䈀爀攀眀椀渀最 漀爀 圀椀氀搀 䌀爀愀昀琀 䌀椀搀攀爀⤀⸀

䘀䘀 焀甀攀猀琀椀椀 猀Ⰰ 瀀氀攀愀猀攀 挀愀 氀氀 䄀洀愀渀搀愀 䜀 椀氀戀戀琀Ⰰ  攀挀甀 琀椀瘀攀 搀搀攀挀琀琀 Ⰰ  愀琀 㔀㐀㄀ⴀ㜀㘀㜀ⴀ 㤀㜀㄀㜀   攀洀愀 椀氀 愀琀 挀挀爀搀椀渀 愀琀琀䀀挀漀愀猀琀昀 昀欀⸀⸀最⸀  圀攀 栀栀攀 琀漀  猀攀攀 礀礀 琀栀栀 攀℀ E M E R A L D VA L L E Y M A G AZIN E

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Most people want to recycle as much as possible, which is good, but not if it causes people to recycle things that aren’t recyclable. Recycling programs in Oregon are in a world of hurt right now, and this is largely due to all the garbage people are putting in their recycling bins hoping that someone, somewhere will make use of it. That’s not how it works. Not everything is recyclable. And this type of wishful recycling ruins recycling.

If in doubt, find out or leave it out—

Ask your collection service provider, or go to: www.lanecounty.org/commingledrecycling

Recycle it Right

PAPER

Wherever you recycle, putting the wrong stuff in the bin turns good, recyclable paper into garbage. NO cups including coffee cups NO food to go boxes NO napkins NO paper towels NO waxed cardboard NO pizza boxes Paper containers that hold food and beverages are made using plastics chemicals and are NOT recyclable. 30

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Emerald Valley Magazine, published by S.J. Olson Publishing Inc. in conjunction with The Creswell Chronicle, is a biannual free lifestyle ma...

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Emerald Valley Magazine, published by S.J. Olson Publishing Inc. in conjunction with The Creswell Chronicle, is a biannual free lifestyle ma...

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