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South Lane

Congratulations to a South Lane Star!

13 Feb 2019
Congratulations to South Lane team member and Welcome Baby Box star Ana Maria Dudley for receiving the First Citizen Award from the Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce for her dedication to developing a secure network for Cottage Grove’s Latino community to seek educational opportunities and access to health care. “How lucky I am to live a community where all of us can make an effort to make sure that all of our citizens, no matter what their status, can get help and that all of us are here to support them?” Ana Maria said - and then acknowledged the contributions of her fellow community members, adding “I couldn’t do this without you.” 90by30 is so lucky to have Ana Maria as part of our...

Rachel Nordquist

Rachel currently serves as the coordinator of the South Lane Regional Leadership Team and is spearheading the Welcome Baby Box effort in the region. Previously, as the owner of NordCo Enterprises, she consulted with start-up businesses to provide online, digital, and social media marketing expertise. She has also worked for Disney Interactive and now calls Cottage Grove home.

Welcome Baby Box Now a Reality

19 Jan 2018
South Lane's Welcome Baby Box program is up and running, making deliveries to families with infants in the region with resources, supplies, and the eponymous "box," a Smitten safe sleep system made by Portland company Pip & Grow. Let's give a big hand to the South Lane RLT and everyone in the community who has stepped forward to sponsor items, make donations, and volunteer their time.

About the Welcome Baby Box

The Welcome Baby Box has been selected by all our rural regions as a key child abuse prevention strategy - and it's currently being implemented in South, West, and East Lane County. The Box is a safe sleep system: a “Smitten” designed by Portland company Pip & Grow to provide a safe, convenient place for infants to sleep. But it's more than somewhere to sleep; the box is stocked with...