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About Oregon Family Magazine



Oregon Family Magazine, now in our 23rd year of success, has been serving the greater Eugene/Springfield, Lane County area since 1994. Oregon Family Magazine provides family-focused editorial and local events relevant to both parents and children. 

With over 18,500 copies printed monthly, Oregon Family Magazine reaches more than 80,000 families every month. We enjoy very unique distribution through Eugene 4j, Springfield, Junction City, Veneta, and Pleasant Hill schools, as well as local private and charter schools. Oregon Family is also available at over 350 high-traffic family locations, including grocery stores, retail, medical and dental offices, restaurants, recreation facilities, libraries and more. This targeted distribution and consistent, high-quality editorial is why Oregon Family stands alone as the areas #1 resource for families in Lane County, and beyond!

If you’re looking for summer camps, we have you covered!  Interested in classes for yourself or kids? Got it!  Wanting to research schools in our area? We can help!  Looking for the local events? or the latest movie review?  We're on it!

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About Our Team

Sandy Kauten, Owner/Publisher

Sandy, a single mom, moved to Eugene in 2000 to attend Dental Hygiene School - and picked up a copy of the former "Oregon Family Calendar" publication at a local retailer. Her entrepreneurial spirit got the best of her, and before she knew it, she was a newspaper owner and publisher! So much for hygiene school! Sandy renamed the publication Oregon Family and focused her efforts on creating comprehensive resource for parents and families. With only six months at the helm, commercial circulation more than doubled, a complete overhaul to editorial was made, and a website launched. At 20 years STRONG, Oregon Family's growth and readership remain a source of pride for Sandy and her team. Her advertisers are “family” and she is devoted to creating a place where "Community and Families Come Together"...

Jesse Springer, Art DirectorSpringer Design and Creative

Jesse joined Oregon Family in 2003 and the master behind our masterful design.  Jesse is a graphic designer and artist who lives in Eugene with his wife, two kids and three cats. When he’s not laying out the current issue or Oregon Family Magazine (or helping advertisers create awesome ads), he is drawing political cartoons about Oregon topics. To find out more, visit http://springerdesign.biz/  

Christi Kessler, Advertising Account Executive

Christi is Oregon Family's people-oriented, solution-focused, Marketing and Advertising guru/strategist!  She lives in South Eugene with her husband, three girls and too many animals. When she's not helping clients meet marketing goals, or laying out nifty ad campaigns, she's busy keeping up with her kids play dates, sports schedules, music lessons, and homework.  As both a Mom, and a Marketer, she understands the needs of  our clients and the interests of our readers - and operates with both interests in mind.

Mascots & Morale Boosters - Chloe and Lucy

Chloe joined our team in 2013 as a sweet 8-week old bundle of JOY.  In her early days, Chloe literally sunk her teeth into the job (retriever puppies will eat absolutely ANYTHING!).  She has very big shoes to fill from her predecessor, Lady.  Lucy, our ambitious Golden Doodle joined our team in April 2016  She has motivated and brightens our office every day.  These two can often be found riding shotgun on appointments, have a strong Facebook following and continue to be one of our greatest assets. They volunteer their time here and at home, never complain, and are both very high-energy contributors.




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    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    We all have fond memories of hours spent at play, conjuring up stories and worlds with our toys. ...


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    02/24/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    "Kids, you are invited to submit original art in an Earth Day Art Show Contest!  The art will be ...


  • Heart of the Village

    02/24/2018
    11:00AM — 02:00PM

    The Village School invites you to attend our annual Heart of the Village Festival, a hands-on sho...


  • Free Kids Table Tennis

    02/24/2018
    04:45PM

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  • Kids Earth Day Art Show Contest

    02/25/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    "Kids, you are invited to submit original art in an Earth Day Art Show Contest!  The art will be ...


  • Kids Earth Day Art Show Contest

    02/26/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    "Kids, you are invited to submit original art in an Earth Day Art Show Contest!  The art will be ...


  • WOMEN’S DROP IN SUPPORT GROUP

    02/26/2018
    07:00PM — 08:30PM

    Every Monday, 7 to 8:30 pm 591 W. 19TH AVE | EUGENE, OR. For self-identified women, 18 +, wh...


  • Toys! Historic Playthings from Lane County

    03/01/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    We all have fond memories of hours spent at play, conjuring up stories and worlds with our toys. ...


  • Kids Earth Day Art Show Contest

    03/01/2018
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    "Kids, you are invited to submit original art in an Earth Day Art Show Contest!  The art will be ...


  • First Thursday at Hendricks Park

    03/01/2018
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    Join our work party on the first Thursday of each month in the native plant garden at Hendricks P...


  • Men's Meet-up

    03/01/2018
    04:30PM — 06:00PM

    You are invited to be a part of a free & confidential mentoring group lead by trained facilitator...


  • Free Kids Table Tennis

    03/01/2018
    04:45PM

    Free Table Tennis for kids at the Eugene Table Tennis Club. Every Tuesday and Thursday. 4:45-6:15...


 

 

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