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ECA Hosts Successful Bike Raffle Fundraiser

Published: August 24, 2016

On August 20th, Eugene Civic Alliance hosted a bike raffle and ice cream social at Capella Market to raise money for Civic Park. The fundraiser began in July when Capella Market, Arriving by Bike, and ECA began selling raffle tickets for a Yuba Boda Boda Cargo Cruiser bike. Out of the thousands of tickets sold […]

ECA Board Member Bev Smith Heads to Olympic Games in Rio

Published: August 10, 2016

ECA Board member and Kidsports Executive Director, Bev Smith is in Rio for the 2016 Olympics! Bev serves as an assistant coach for the Canadian Women’s Basketball Team. She plans on using here experiences with the team in Rio to inspire new programming ideas for young athletes at Kidsports. For more information on Bev and her Olympic […]

Moving Forward: One Year After the Civic Stadium Fire

Published: June 29, 2016

On June 29th, 2015, Eugene lost one of its most beloved landmarks, Civic Stadium. The fire destroyed a historic building, but the response from the Eugene/Springfield community gave us a sense of hope for the future of Civic. At ECA, we felt a renewed determination to finish what we started. Our goals for the site […]

ECA Selects Contractor for Civic Park Project

Published: June 6, 2016

  Eugene Civic Alliance has selected Chambers Construction to build the new Civic Park project. The firm was selected from three finalists who submitted proposals in response to ECA’s formal request for qualifications. Chambers joins the team that includes Robertson/Sherwood Architects/pc and Skylab Architecture who will design and build the new community sports venue. “We […]

Eugene Young Professionals Summit is Coming!

Published: May 25, 2016

The Eugene Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with local businesses and organizations, is bringing an exciting event to our area on June 2nd. The First Annual Eugene Young Professionals Summit will take place at Venue 252 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm followed by a networking session at 5:00 pm. The goal of the YP […]

Third Chairperson Announced for Campaign Leadership Team

Published: April 4, 2016

Over the past two weeks, we have introduced two of the three co-chairs of ECA’s Campaign Leadership Team, Jon Jaqua and Kip Leonard. This week, we are excited to introduce you to the third and final chairperson for the Campaign Leadership Team, Beverly Smith. Beverly “Bev” Smith Is the Executive Director of Kidsports, a non-profit […]

Introducing the Second Co-Chair of Fundraising Team: Kip Leonard

Published: March 28, 2016

Last week, we introduced you to one of the co-chairs of the ECA Campaign Leadership Team, Jon Jaqua. This week, we are happy to introduce one of Jaqua’s fellow co-chairs, Kip Leonard. Jaqua, Leonard, and Beverly “Bev” Smith will be leading a team of 35 volunteers to raise funds for Civic Park. Kip Leonard retired […]

Announcing Tri-Chairs for ECA Campaign Leadership Team

Published: March 21, 2016

Recently, Eugene Civic Alliance’s Board of Directors announced that Jon Jaqua, Kip Leonard and Bev Smith will lead a 35-person team to raise funds to build a new Civic Park. The new facility will include the first Kidsports fieldhouse, a turf field for recreational play and semi-pro soccer, and a 2,500-seat stadium. Jon V. Jaqua […]