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90by30 Hosts Community Baby Shower in Cottage Grove

5 Jun 2017
This article appeared on June 2, 2017, on KEZI.com. Click here to read the original. COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. - A community baby shower is happening on Saturday in Cottage Grove. A family resource center, 90by30, is working with Pip and Grow to unveil the Welcome Baby Box project. Organizers said baby boxes lower the risk of sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS. The project will also provide new parents with essentials. The baby shower will take place on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bohemia Park. Families can also register for the baby boxes. They will be available to all infants born in south Lane County starting in August.

Child Abuse Prevention Month Kicks Off in Cottage Grove (CG Sentinel)

5 Jun 2017
This article by Caitlin May appeared in April 2017 in the Cottage Grove Sentinel. Click here to read the full article. The goal is to reduce child abuse by 90 percent by the year 2030 and this year, the 90by30 group is taking to the streets of Cottage Grove to help raise awareness. Nationally, the month of April is designated as child abuse awareness month and is recognized in several different ways but locally efforts are being made to prevent the abuse and fund raise for tools that would offer children a better start from birth. "What we do every year is try to raise awareness and do the decorating to get people aware," said Pete Barrell, community services director for the city of...