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Cottage Grove Community Medical Center Foundation

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Compassionate local care... every time, every touch

Across Lane and Douglas counties, we are here every day to help patients move forward on the road to wellness, thanks to generous community members like you. 

Every gift to PeaceHealth Cottage Grove is an investment that touches so many lives—the lives of our loved ones, neighbors and friends. Every gift is meaningful beyond measure!

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The Power of Community

Gifts from the community allow us to offer a helping hand to vulnerable patients when they need it the most—and that uplifts us all.

Your generosity embodies the power of philanthropy and the power of community to create greater hope and healing in the lives of our loved ones, neighbors and friends.

Support the Cottage Grove Community Medical Center Foundation

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Your support of the foundation helps to ensure our continued ability to care for patients in this time of unprecedented need.

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Honor Excellent Care

You can choose to honor a special physician, nurse, or caregiver who made a positive impact on your patient experience or that of a loved one.

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Planned Giving

When you include PeaceHealth Foundations in your estate plan, your generosity supports good health, prevention and community well-being. 

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Foundation Staff

Jennifer Svihus Portrait

Jennifer Svihus

Chief Development Officer, Oregon Network

Jennifer Svihus was named the chief development officer for the PeaceHealth Oregon network in 2022. Jennifer provides philanthropy leadership to the network development staff and the three volunteer Boards for PeaceHealth Sacred Heart, Cottage Grove and Peace Harbor Foundations. Before joining PeaceHealth, Jennifer was the president and chief philanthropy officer for Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital Foundation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jennifer also held leadership roles with Sutter Health and the Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Jennifer earned her bachelor’s in communications from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, before receiving her master’s in Healthcare Administration from Chapman University in Orange, California.

Board of Directors

James Gilroy, President, Banner Bank

James Gilroy

President, Banner Bank
Sherry Duerst-Higgins, Immediate Past President, RE/MAX

Sherry Duerst-Higgins

Immediate Past President, RE/MAX
Sean Kelly, Sean Kelly, PC

Sean Kelly

Secretary, Sean Kelly, PC
Matt Parsons, Treasurer, Commonwealth

Matt Parsons

Treasurer, Commonwealth


Brian McCasline, South Lane School District

Brian McCasline

South Lane School District
Zuzanna Wieckowska, M.D., PeaceHealth

Zuzanna Wieckowska, M.D.

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Judy Cunningham

Community Volunteer
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Michael Johnson

Creswell School District
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Doug Lund

Emeritus Director
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Bobette Peterson

Auxiliary President