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Next in bridge series issued

A silver round commemorating a covered bridge in Pengra, Ore., will be issued by the Lane County, Ore., Public Works Department July 25.

It is the eighth of 17 covered bridge commemorative pieces in a series celebrating Lane County’s heritage of covered bridges.

A total of 425 Pengra covered bridge commemoratives have been minted. The first 25 are numbered.

Two-hundred unnumbered Pengra rounds will be available from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. during the Blackberry Jam Festival at Rolling Rock Park in Lowell, Ore. The unnumbered rounds cost $35 each with a limit of five per person.

Numbered versions will be sold in an auction at 3 p.m. on the main stage at Rolling Rock Park. For more information on the festival, visit www.blackberryjamfestival.com.

The remaining unnumbered pieces will be available for purchase starting at 8 a.m. on July 27 online at http://ecomm.lanecounty.org or in person at the Lake County Public Works office, 3040 N. Delta Hwy., Eugene, Ore. Cost is $35 per piece, and again there will be a five-piece limit.

Orders that require shipping will be charged $4 per round.

Check mail orders will be processed  beginning July 27. Credit card orders can be called in at (800) 826-8978.

Additional covered bridge memorabilia and information are available online at http://ecomm.lanecounty.org.

The commemorative series is a fund raiser to help maintain Lane County’s out-of-service covered bridges.

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