Rotary’s Generosity Funds Many Services

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Rotary club president Julie Hile, center, with representatives of organizations receiving Rotary grants: Joann Ekblad, Nadia Babayi, Keith Matassa, Sita Helms, Stephanie Polito, Carla Meberg, , Tyler Russell, Susan Neely, Pam Estes, Tom Bent, Rick Guerrero and Scott Wilbur.
Rotary club president Julie Hile, center, with representatives of organizations receiving Rotary grants: Joann Ekblad, Nadia Babayi, Keith Matassa, Sita Helms, Stephanie Polito, Carla Meberg, , Tyler Russell, Susan Neely, Pam Estes, Tom Bent, Rick Guerrero and Scott Wilbur.

The 12th annual Rotary Classic Car show takes place this year on Sunday, Oct. 2, which benefits many local charities.

The club recently distributed $12,000 in annual community grants to representatives from the Boys and Girls Club, Laguna Beach Seniors, LOCA, radio station KX 93.5, Helping Hand Worldwide, the Pacific Marine Mammal Center and others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Church Hosts Exceptional Speaker Series

Dr. Kikanza Nuri Robins
Dr. Kikanza Nuri Robins

Neighborhood Congregational Church invites the public to their 10 a.m. Sunday service Aug. 21 where they will host a special speaker, Dr. Kikanza Nuri Robins.

Robins works with people and organizations that are in transition and will speak about matching leadership style to organizational needs.

A coffee hour will follow at the church, 340 St. Anne’s Dr.

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop Examines Historic Preservation Regulations

Public commenst on the most recent revisions of the historic preservation ordinance are invited at a public workshop from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, with the Heritage Committee in Council Chambers, 505 Forest Ave.

A revised draft of the proposed ordinance will be posted by Thursday, Aug. 18, on the city website: lagunabeachcity.net/cityhall/cd/preserve/historicresources.htm.

 

GOP Group Explores Local Ballot Issues, Candidates

The Laguna Beach Republicans will discuss which local candidates to support in November during its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 24, at Mozambique Restaurant, 1740 S Coast Highway.

President Emil Monda invites all Republicans, independents and libertarians to attend. “Topics covered at the meeting will include the bed tax ballot initiative and it’s hidden agenda, the medical marijuana ballot initiative, the city employee housing assistance perk and how to get them to eliminate it, and report on the short term rental situation and what it means for you,” Monda said in a statement.

 

Join the Beach Clean-Up Team

Local realtor Chris Tebbutt teamed up with James Pribram, founder of the Eco-Warrior Foundation, to sponsor a community beach cleanup at Thousand Steps Beach from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday Aug. 26.

Enjoy breakfast, music and prizes and get a free t- shirt while removing litter along the rocky coves below South Coast Highway and Ninth Street.

 

Donate Points Instead of Cash

Nepal villagers tending crops.
Nepal villagers tending crops.

R Star Foundation director Rosalind Russell is soliciting American Express points to use for travel to Nepal in October.

Russell has provided goats and assistance to rural villages in Nepal for 13 years.

Contact R Star at www.RStarFoundation.org or call 949 497 4911

 

 

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