Long Beach Boy Scouts

Give Old American Flags to the Scouts for a Proper Retirement

Boy Scout Troop 29 will hold their Fifth Annual Flag Collection & Retirement at First Fridays in July. Boy Scout Troop 29 will hold their Fifth Annual Flag Collection & Retirement at First Fridays in July. If you are like many veterans and patriots who wave a flag from your front porch, you likely have a few flags that you’ve replaced throughout the year that you have kept, wondering how to retire them properly.

Tonight Start The Holiday Weekend With an Evening at First Fridays

first-fridays We’re kicking off the holiday weekend on Friday, July 1 with a summertime portion of art, music, and Uncle Sam. Plenty of food options, great tunes, and artwork to begin your weekend of Independence Day celebrations. Each month there is a guaranteed generous portion of “the unexpected” to keep things interesting.

4th of July Fireworks Show at Veterans Stadium Tickets Discounted for 2011

Long Beach Fireworks Show at Veterans Stadium This article is outdated. For information about the 2012 fireworks show read this: 55th Annual Fireworks Show Lights Up Alamitos Bay Attending a fireworks show, such as the annual Long Beach fireworks display hosted at Veterans Stadium, is a great way to ensure an inspiring Independence Day celebration for the entire family.

Local Cub Scouts Parade Howls4Towels Donations to Animal Shelter

Howls For Towels collectiona Not all shelter pets will find homes for the holidays – but at least they’ll find warmth and comfort, thanks to the success of Petsguide Magazine’s first annual “Howls4Towels” donation drive. From Nov. 15 – Dec.

Savor A Taste Of World Cultures October 9

human-dignity In celebration of Cultural Diversity Month, Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, 6th District Councilman Dee Andrews and the City of Long Beach Human Dignity Program are hosting a Cultural Diversity Festival on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Petrolane Boys & Girls Club at Martin Luther King Jr.

Councilman Dee Andrews and City of Long Beach Human Dignity Program Offers A Taste Of World Cultures

diversity Cultural Diversity Festival In celebration of Cultural Diversity Month, 6th District Councilman Dee Andrews and the City of Long Beach Human Dignity Program are hosting a Cultural Diversity Festival on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the John and Alice Wallace/Petrolane Boys & Girls Club at Martin Luther King Jr.

17 LBPD Explorers Graduate from Summer Explorer Academy Program

save suicidal man On Thursday, August 5, 2010, 17 Long Beach Police Explorers graduated from the 2010 Orange County Law Enforcement Explorers Advisor’s Association (OCLEEAA) Summer Explorer Academy. The Academy was held from Sunday, August 1, 2010, to Thursday, August 5, 2010, at the Boy Scouts of America Outdoor Education Center located at Irvine Regional Park, in the city of Orange.

Red Cross Launches Two New Summer Safety Courses

red-cross-greater-long-beach-thumb summer courses The American Red Cross Greater Long Beach Chapter today announced the release of its new Wilderness and Remote First Aid course, which is designed for scouts, outdoor enthusiasts and people who work in remote wilderness environments; and Baby Sitting Boot Camp.

Tree Planting: Eagle Scout project will complete the tree-scape in Bixby Knolls

Eagle scout tree planting project The greening of Atlantic Avenue in the Bixby Knolls – California Heights area continues. Saturday, January 30 will mark the final stretch of Atlantic Avenue between the 405 freeway and San Antonio to be planted since the community partnership between Cal Heights ReLeaf and the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association set out to beautify this important commercial corridor.

LBFD Chief announces retirement

lbfd-fire-chief-ellis Last Wednesday, Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) Fire Chief David Ellis announced to City Manager Patrick West his impending retirement by year’s ends. Chief Ellis, an almost 30-year veteran of the fire service, is responsible for approximately 550 employees and a budget of more than $90 million.

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