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Councilmember Al Austin is partnering with more than 20 local businesses in the Eighth District to collect toys for local families during the holiday season. “I am very pleased to be partnering with local businesses for our third annual holiday toy drive,” Councilmember Austin said.
North Long Beach churches, businesses, community groups and neighbors will join the Long Beach Ministers Alliance Tuesday night for weekly Night Walks in an effort to curb crime in neighborhoods and build community strength.
Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin and the Long Beach Office of Sustainability will host a community meeting featuring experts from non-profit Global Green USA to discuss a future vision for the Market Street corridor and surrounding community.
Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmembers Rex Richardson and Al Austin and the Department of Library Services invite the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new North Neighborhood Library, at 10 am on Saturday, October 25, at 5870 Atlantic Ave., in Long Beach.
Councilmember Al Austin and the Andy Street Community Association are joining together to help more than 1,000 kids get ready for the start of school. On Saturday, schoolchildren are scheduled to receive backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as free haircuts, health screenings and free food at the “Back to School Summer Blast.” During the event, there will also be an opportunity for community members to provide input on what they would like Phase II of Davenport Park to look like.
8th District Councilmember Al Austin Councilmember Al Austin invites the public to join him for a community budget meeting to discuss the Long Beach budget for the 2014-15 Fiscal Year. The meeting will take place on Thursday, August 14 at 6:30 PM at the Eastman Boys and Girls Club, located at 700 E.
Shy But Flyy, a spoken word performer and musician on stage at June’s Second Sundays. Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin invites the community to join him for July’s Second Sunday event in Virginia Village. Second Sundays will take place from 3 p.m.
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Councilmember Al Austin and the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association will jointly host the Eighth District’s annual “E-Waste Drive and Shred Fest” this Saturday, March 22.
Councilmember Al Austin will be speaking and participating in the tip off ceremony to kick off the first game of the P.E.A.C.E. (“Positive Energy Activates Constant Elevation”) Basketball League. The league is co-sponsored by Councilmember Austin and Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine.