AVID

AVID

AVID, also known as Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a global non-profit organization that focuses on closing the achievement gap for students. It does so by preparing students for college and other post-secondary opportunities. This organization trains...
St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul

Many Southtowners were very impressed by the work of Terry McDonald who told Southtowne (years ago during very lean times) that St. Vincent de Paul realized that hard times dictated that people could not donate like they once had and thus his organization was going to...
Head Start

Head Start

Local projects of recent years were inspired by a brand new Head Start facility at Fairfield School. The first of these projects was arranged by Camille Ronzio and headed by Mark Peeters and Ray Schneidmiller. The brand new facility needed a playground and Southtowne...
Greater Rotary Habitat Build

Greater Rotary Habitat Build

Flashback to 1997 when Eugene Southtowne Rotary sponsored and directed the construction of a Habitat home for a local family. Dubbed “Dakota Dreams” for their baby boy and the street it was built on, the McKeithen family – Gus, Shelley, Dylan, and Dakota moved...
Fairfield Elementary School

Fairfield Elementary School

Eugene Southtowne has worked with Fairfield Elementary School for many years. Every year, at the Spirit of Giving, students purchase holiday gifts for their families using good behavior coupons. In recent years, Southtowne members have collected DVD’s, CD’s, books,...