Tweens are keeping score, winning prizes and great health benefits with the Verb program.

Springfield, OR —Kids will be spending more time moving and playing in Springfield, Ore., thanks to the Verb campaign this summer. With the growing popularity of summer reading programs, which award kids who read over the summer, the Lane Active Youth Consortium (AYC) is spearheading a program that gives tweens prizes for participating in local activities, running around their neighborhood, and simply playing the park with friends.

More than 500 youth...

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The 2015 college bound high school seniors were our most competitive scholarship pool to date! The Foundation Board was impressed with the high caliber of academic achievement and clear commitment to school and community. After much consideration, we are pleased to announce the 2015 recipients. Each student will receive a one-time $1500 scholarship that will be applied to tuition, books and required supplies.

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The Slocum Foundation and Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine have launched two new Patient and Family Advisory Committees (PFAC). The Committees will promote communication and partnership between patients and caregivers. To read more about our Wrist Fracture and RENEW Total Joint Replacement PFACs, please visit www.slocumfoundation.org/volunteer-a-patient-or-family-advisor-for-slocum.

With the release of the Oregon Ducks football schedule for 2015 we are excited to announce the Duck Parking Fundraiser schedule!

The Slocum Center parking lot is a convenient walk to the University of Oregon’s Autzen Stadium. By choosing to park at Slocum, fans are supporting high school athletic programs and teams.

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Interested in helping Slocum and University of Oregon researchers discover better ways to recover after knee surgery?  Consider participating in our Amino Acid Supplementation & Total Knee Replacement Research Study funded by the National Institute on Aging, which is one of the National Institutes of Health.

The goal of the research is to determine if providing amino acid supplementation (building blocks for protein) can stimulate recovery and reduce muscle loss after surgery. Our preliminary studies suggest taking essential amino acid supplements...

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The 2014 Healthy Communities Speaker Series presents James F. Sallis, PhD, Professor of Family Medicine, UCSD, and Director of Active Living Research. Join us to learn about the latest research and how local organization are working toward better community health.

October 9, 2014, Lane Community College Downtown Center (101 W 10th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401)

  • 5:00p - Reception
  • 5:30p - Lecture / Q&A with Dr. Sallis
  • 6:30p - Local panel with Dr. Rick Kincade (PeaceHealth), Claire Syrett (Lane Coalition for Healthy Active Youth)...
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The Slocum Research & Education Foundation, in joint sponsorship with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), is pleased to host the 22nd Annual Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Update on December 6, 2014, from 8:00a - 12:00p at the Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Eugene, Oregon. Primary care providers and allied health professionals are encouraged to attend.

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Go Ducks!

The Slocum Foundation's Duck Parking Fundraisers have generated more than $14,000 for local school fitness and athletic programs in only the first three Duck Football home games!  

By raising the parking prices by $10.00 per space this year, the Foundation was able to expand the list of participating schools to rural and South Lane County athletic programs. In addition to high schools in the Eugene and Springfield metropolitan area, fundraisers this year benefit high school athletic programs in Lowell, Elmira, Junction City, Cottage Grove and Pleasant Hill...

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