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Biz Beat 4-19-2012

The Hayward Historic District is a new nonprofit business association involving owners of Eugene City Bakery, Prince Puckler’s, Studio One Café, Tom’s Market, Beppe and Gianni’s, Ume Grill, Bare Body Waxing and Sun Automotive. The mission is to promote the area’s dining and business services as the neighborhood near campus gears up for the 2012 Olympic Track and Field Trials. “Many of us felt overlooked at the 2008 Olympic Trials,” says Chris Hogle of Studio One. “This time we hope to work closely with the university to affirm our presence during this year’s upcoming track and field event.” Hogle can be reached at 914-5207.

The GreenLane Sustainable Business Network is planning its quarterly “People, Planet, Profit & Pints” event from 5 to 7 pm Thursday, April 19, at the Ninkasi Brewery tasting room and patio at 272 Van Buren. The gathering is an opportunity for members and those interested in membership to mingle. Guitarist Paul Prince will play. Find GreenLane on Facebook.

Out On A Limb Gallery at 191 E. Broadway has announced the addition of Betsy Wolfston’s “House Blessings” to the gallery. Hours are 11 am to 5 pm Thursday through Sunday.

We hear Jimmy Johns, a gourmet sandwich shop franchise, is opening a Eugene store this week at 495 W. 7th Ave., #300, at the corner of 7th and Washington. Owner is Pete McGarty, who also owns the Gateway store. 

Data from the 2011 Toxics Reports are now available on the Eugene Toxics Right-to-Know Program’s website at http://wkly.ws/194 and in printed form at the Eugene Public Library as required by the City Charter. Materials Balance Reports have been filed electronically by all 31 Eugene businesses and industries that are required to report. For more information on the program, contact Jo Eppli at 682-7118.

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