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Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews is pleased to announce his 7th Annual “Serving With A Thankful Heart” Thanksgiving Banquet on Monday, November 24, 2014, at Ernest S.
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) Healthy Active Long Beach Project invites the community to attend the 2nd Annual free “Fruit and Veggie Party!” on Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Martin Luther King, Jr.
With its majestic brass, Aaron Copland’s beloved 3-minute Fanfare for the Common Man will begin Long Beach Symphony’s 2014-2015 80th Anniversary Classical Series on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 8 pm, masterfully led by guest conductor John DeMain, Madison Symphony’s Music Director and former Music Director of Orange County’s Opera Pacific.
EverythingLongBeach.com recently spoke with Larry & Juanita S. Matthews, Co-Founders of Springs of Hope Grief-Care Center, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.
The Long Beach Health Department has received a national award for using social media to engage its community partners and staff, and has been selected to present its social media strategies during a national public health convention later this year.
Mark W. Taylor
Mayor-Elect Robert Garcia has selected Mark W. Taylor as his Chief of Staff. Taylor is currently the Director of College Advancement, Public Affairs and Governmental Relations for Long Beach City College. In his role at LBCC, Taylor is responsible for all governmental relations including advocacy efforts, legislative affairs, media relations, and community outreach.
Competing against more than 150 different proposals, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) was one of just nine universities in the United States and Latin America selected to receive a $25,000 innovation grant for study abroad and exchange programs under President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative.
Running September 20th, 21st, and 22nd, experience a weekend full of A LOT of art with the Arts Council for Long Beach in your neighborhood. Spend your weekend with the local community groups and participate in free arts experiences.
During the school summer break, many of the residents at Century Villages at Cabrillo (CVC) have few options for their children once school is out. Traditional summer camps cost about $200 a week. For the children at CVC, these camps are out of reach as many of their families are currently homeless or have limited income.
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services is hosting the Third Annual Veterans Forum on May 10, from 9 am to 12 noon, at the Alpert Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Willow St., Long Beach.
“The Veterans Forum provides an important opportunity to support our veterans in transitioning into community life, as well as present strategies for veteran service providers to support this process,” said Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster.