Long Beach donations
Representatives from Kohl’s Department Stores donated $146,000 to continue the Kohl’s Injury Prevention Program at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach for another year. Since 2010, Kohl’s Cares® has donated more than $1 million to Miller Children’s.
Looking for a great gift for Dad this weekend? How about some space in the garage? Missed your chance this Spring to clean out your closets, garage and office files? You have another opportunity during Donation & Recycle Day on Saturday, June 20.
Patients at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach are benefiting from the implementation of the Crafty Kids Club, a new club started by a local Girl Scout earning her Gold Award.
Audrey See, a senior in the PACE magnet program at Long Beach Poly has been a Girl Scout since she was six years old.
On Sunday, November 23rd, more than 200 Saint Anthony High School volunteer students and their parents joined together to serve more than 600 meals to homeless and less fortunate families in the courtyard of St. Anthony High School in downtown Long Beach.
Suzie Reinsvold, COO, Miller Children’s (center) joins Rita Goshert, manager, Child Life Program, (3rd from right), and Danny Luna, Miller Children’s Injury Prevention Coordinator (4th from right) to receive a check to help fund pediatric injury prevention initiatives in Long Beach from Kohl’s Department store managers.
Lucy’s Boudoir, a bra & lingerie specialty shop in Bixby Knolls, and Dare to Care For The Homeless are sponsoring a bra drive for local women shelters. There will be several drop-off locations in Long Beach where new or clean, gently-used bras and new underpants will be accepted.
Dylan Thomas and Bob Dylan
In observance of the Dylan Thomas Centennial on Sunday, October 26, folksinger/educator Ross Altman and the Found Theatre will host a very special celebration featuring the work of the brilliant Welsh poet and his superstar namesake, Bob Dylan (aka Bob Zimmerman).
Calling all wordsmiths and Scrabble enthusiasts between the ages of 13 and 90+! The 6th annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament is about to take place! Don’t miss a ‘fantabulous’ evening of 50’s musical entertainment, tasty burgers & shakes, a silent auction, an opportunity drawing, and a friendly Scrabble competition!
Long Beach Meditation, one of the oldest meditation centers in Southern California, recently moved into a dedicated center and is holding an open house to give members of the public an opportunity to learn more about the organization and its programs.
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.