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Councilman Andrews Hosts 7th Annual “Serving With A Thankful Heart” Thanksgiving Banquet

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews - Photo from Facebook 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.

Long Beach Department of Health Invites Residents to 2nd Annual “Fruit and Veggie Party!”

veggies-fruit 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.

John DeMain Takes the Podium to Open LB Symphony’s 80th Season

lbso-john-demain 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.

Spotlight on Springs of Hope Grief-Care Center

springs-of-hope1 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.

Health Department Receives National Award

lbcityseal-900x600 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.

Mayor-Elect Garcia Names Mark W. Taylor as his Chief of Staff

Mark W. Taylor 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.

CSULB Among 9 Colleges Receiving Study Abroad Grant through President’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative

grant-money 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.

Enjoy A LOT of Art Throughout Long Beach This Weekend

a-lot-art 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.

Help Sponsor a Needy Child to Summer Camp Through The Adopt-A-Camper Program

Century Villages at Cabrillo 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.

City to Host Third Annual Veterans Forum, May 10

veteran forum 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.

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