The Assistance League awarded the Laguna Beach Community Clinic $78,000 to purchase gear for electronic medical records as mandated by the Affordable Care Act.
The system will support the clinic’s pursuit of accreditation as a patient centered medical home and increase its potential of receiving increased federal and state reimbursement for patient services.
Laguna Club Celebrates 30,000 Laughers
The Laguna Laughter Club will celebrate 30,000 attendances by laughers, at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14. The free event includes honors and gifts for the landmark laugher on the sand next to Bird Rock at the north end of Main Beach.
The laughers combine yogic breathing techniques with voluntary laughter exercises. Participants experience stress relief and a good time, according to local Jeffrey Briar, who founded the Laguna Beach club in 2005. He claims the club is the only daily Laughter Club in the world outside of Asia.
The club meets daily, at 8 a.m. Sunday through Friday, and 10 a.m. Saturday.
More info: call 949-376-1939 or email [email protected]
Storyteller Comes to Laguna Presbyterian
The Third Friday Clippers invite all to a story concert at 7:15 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 19, performed by Dr. Jerry Camery-Hoggatt.
The author and New Testament professor at Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, performs at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave.
Club Members Try Out Instruments at Petting Zoo
Students at the Boys and Girls Club got hands on experience when Laguna Beach Live! hosted their annual instrument petting zoo.
The education outreach class connects experienced music students from the Laguna Beach High School with the club’s younger members, giving both a chance to teach and learn.
This year students had the opportunity to play the violin, tuba and trombone.
A Familiar Face Joins a Different City Department
Mariann Tracy starts a new job next week as an administrative assistant in the community services department, replacing Lynne Biscieglia who retired after 18 years.
Tracy currently works in the city’s public works department and previously worked for Laguna Beach Seniors at the Community and Susi Q Center.