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2013 May Media Mentions

Published: June 01, 2013
Note: Online publications often move or remove links so some of the links below may have expired. 

Print - Newspaper
Oregon Wine Press
May, 2011
"On Track in Eugene"
Article on the current and ever expanding appeal of Eugene and the surrounding valley as a wine tasting destination. Major credit is given to Inn at the Fifth. Plenty of photos and a map along with a directory of local wineries, including addresses, phone numbers, and websites.

Print - Magazine
Portland Monthly
May, 2013
"Beach Retreats"
Article on great beach towns and the activities nearby in relation to traveling from Portland. Discusses Florence and has great photos of the dunes area.

1859, Oregon's Magazine
May/June 2013
"Do & See / Re: Treat"
Section on 'treat like' retreats around Oregon, in which they highlight Tipi Village. Website is listed along with a nice photo of the property.

Sports Destination Management
May/June, 2013
"Fast-Track, Your Meet For Success"
Article on regions that play a role in bringing the Olympics together in terms of track venues and their cities. Primarily mentions Eugene (also as Track Town USA) and Hayward field, but also references Lane Community College along with the track facilities in Blue River.

Sports Destination Management
May/June, 2013
"Popular Culture"
Article on the current and emerging popularity of soccer in the United States, including quotes from Sue Harshbarger about how ideal the Eugene, Springfield, Willamalane area is for hosting soccer events. Sue attributes this to the local popularity of the sport as well as how dynamic the county is for hosting families with other outdoor interests.

Northwest Travel Magazine
May 25, 2013
"Eugene Oregon - Track Town USA"
Article on the history of track and field in Eugene, how we got to be as enthusiastic as we are, and just what it is that is so amazing about this community for track and field events.

Online - Website
KVAL-TV (Eugene, OR)
May 6, 2013
"Geocache tour invites visitors to explore 'Real Oregon' in Lane County"
Article about the Eugene, Cascades, and Coast GeoTour that showcases Travel Lane County, complete with a video, links to our website, facebook, twitter, and photos.

KMTR-TV (Springfield, OR)
May 16, 2013
"All in a day's drive: Cycling in Cottage Grove"
Joel tries out the scenic covered bridge bike route in Cottage Grove and recommends it to other people, along with some enthusiastic locals. Includes video.

Small Town Papers News Source
May 23, 2013
"McKenzie 'in the Middle'"
Announces a project underway to film and promote quite a few Lane County biking routes. Mentions how Oregon is a leader in bicycle tourism, and how the McKenzie River area is due to benefit from this exciting project.

Broadcast - Radio
KUGN-AM 590 (Eugene, OR)
May 6, 2013
"Events Promoted on Morning Radio"
Lisa promoted on the morning radio show these upcoming events:

  • Eugene Beer Week
  • Mt. Pisgah Wildflower Walk
  • Oregon Dunes Triathlon & Duathlon at Honeyman State Park
  • Florence Art Walk Bus Tour - Florence Events Center
  • Train Day - Eugene Amtrak Station
  • Seasame Street Live at Matthew Knight Arena
  • Dalai Lama at Matthew Knight Arena
  • Mother's Day Victorian Tea at Secret Garden Inn
  • Mother's Day Brunches

KUGN-AM 590 (Eugene, OR)
May 17, 2013
"Events Promoted on Morning Radio"
Lisa promoted on the morning radio show these upcoming events:

  • Tuesday Tasting Tweet Up at the Adventure Center
  • Rhododendron Festival in Florence
  • International Sandboard Day at Sandmaster Park
  • Hendrick's Park Tour
  • Wildflower and Music Festival at Mt. Pisgah Arboretum
  • Big Band "Blue Skies" and Hanger Dance and at Oregon Air & Space Museum

KUGN-AM 590 (Eugene, OR)
May 21, 2013
"Events Promoted on Morning Radio"
Lisa promoted on the morning radio show these upcoming events:

  • Eugene Dishcrawl at local restaurants
  • Eugene Kennel Club's Agility Trials at the Lane Events Center
  • Primus 3D at the Cuthbert Amphitheater as first concert of the summer series
  • Memorial Day Winery Open House Events, South Willamette Wineries Association, Benton Lane, Territorial Vineyards
  • Second Saturday Gallery Tour in Florence
  • West Coast Art Gala 2013 at Best Western Pier Point Inn in Florence