||January 24th, 2008|
Evelyn Madison- The Social Butterfly
Creative Smiles Dentistry of Vista, the office of Kevin Salgado, D.D.S. and Stephanie Salgado, R.D.H, will be providing much needed dental care to children in our community by participating in "Give Kids A Smile" an annual event through the ADA, on Friday, February 1, 2008.
Give Kids A Smile was designed to provide education, preventative and restorative care to low-income children who do not have access to care. Dr. Salgado and his wife are excited about being new members of the North County community and are looking forward to providing much needed help.
Dr. Kevin Salgado and wife, Stephanie, Registerd Dental Hygienist
Republican Women to Donate to Military Outreach Ministry
At the February 4th Luncheon Meeting of the Lake San Marcos Republican Women Federated, the speaker will be Faye Bell, Executive Director of Military Outreach Ministry (MOM), headquartered at Camp Pendleton. Mrs. Bell is also a former Navy Lieutenant Commander, having served 14 years flying C2 and E2C's. During 2007, MOM served an average 2000 families a month with warehouse food distribution and program services. Attendees are requested to participate in a "Diaper Drive" by bringing a box of any size of disposable diapers, or make a donation for purchase of diapers.
The meeting will be Monday, February 4, at 11:30am at the Lake San Marcos Country Club. Cost is $16/member or $18/guest. Paid reservations are due by January 31 to Mary Howard, 1312 San Julian Dr., Lake San Marcos, 92078.
At the January meeting, new officers for the year were installed. They are: President, Diane Martin; Program Chair, Becky Sparks; Membership Chair, Deanna Hemple; Co-Treasurers, Jo Mullins and Laura Palomar; Ways & Means Chair, Annette Dubuc.
Encouragement Center to Furnish Meal to Needy
On Saturday, January 26, The Encouragement Center will be cooking and serving their monthly lunch at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1900 So. Nevada St., Oceanside. The Menu will be Chili Beans, Cornbread, Coleslaw, and Fruit Cocktail. Cooking/set-up starts at 9:30am; serving/distribution from 11am-12N; listening and caring from 11am-1pm; tear-down/clean-up from 12N-1pm. Help is needed in all areas: cooking, set-up, serving, clean-up, as well as sorting clothes, distributing toiletries, prayer and counseling. In addition, donations are needed of menu items, desserts, and Albertson's gift cards. Call 760.845.8838 to let them know how you can help. Gift cards can be mailed to The Encouragement Center, P.O. Box 4350, Carlsbad, CA 92018.
EMPAC's General Meeting Announced
The Escondido Mobile/Manufactured Home Positive Action Committee's first general meeting of the year will be on Thursday, January 31, at 7pm, in the Compact Room of the East Valley Parkway Community Center, 2245 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido. There will be a surprise guest speaker. Persons interested and involved in the lives and welfare of Mobile Home Park residents are invited. There will be discussions about laws that pertain to mobile home park residents. For more information, call Joan at 760.746.7366, or Toni at 760.739.0870.
River Valley Conservancy Planting Event Coming Up
On Sunday, January 27, from 1pm-3pm, at the San Dieguito Lagoon at Del Mar Fairgrounds, the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy will be planting native plants along a new segment of the River Park's Coast-to-Crest Trail. The public is invited. Tools, training and refreshments are provided. Bring water, sun protection, and wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Reservations are required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 858.674.2275, Ext. 12, to reserve a space, for directions and where to park.
Bluegrass Music Night Scheduled
On Tuesday, February 5, the featured band of the San Diego North County Bluegrass & Folk Club, will be "The Full Deck." They are the "House Band" and will perform at the monthly event at the Round Table Pizza, corner Ash and Washington, Escondido, starting at 8pm. For more information, call 760.745.7231, or check the website at www.northcountybluegrass.org
"Everything Old is New Again"
If you haven't made your reservations yet for the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards and Installation Dinner, you have until tomorrow, January 25. The event will be held on Saturday, February 2, starting at 6pm, at the Old Richland Schoolhouse, 134 Woodland Parkway, San Marcos, and the theme is "Everything Old is New Again." Cost is $75/person. You may also register online at www.sanmarcoschamber.com. Winners of the year in several categories: corporation, entrepreneur, non-profit, small business, business person, and ambassador, will be announced at the event. Call the Chamber at 760.744.1270 for more information or to RSVP.
Jewish Film Festival Scheduled
On Sunday, February 10, at 1pm, the Brandeis University Women's Committee has scheduled the film, "Marti-The Passionate Eye" to be shown at the AMC Theater in La Jolla. This is a film by Marti Friedlander, New Zealand's most famous photographer, where she recounts her life growing up in a Jewish orphanage in England, then getting her start as a photographer in 1950's London. She goes on to recall how she and her husband settled in New Zealand where she began a long and exciting career chronicling 40 years of social change which she captured in black and white photos. Deborah Klochko, Director of the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park, will present the film and answer questions following the showing.
Mail your check for $12/person, payable to BUNWC, to Ellen Hesterman, 1523 Via del Corvo, San Marcos, 92078. Checks must be received before January 30th. For more information, call 760.591.4488 or email email@example.com.
Professional Organizers To Help Father Joe's Villages Headquarters
On Saturday, January 26th, over 20 local Professional Organizers of the San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO-SD) will donate time, energy and organizing skills to help the local non-profit agency of Father Joe's Villages (Saint Vincent de Paul) organize their headquarter offices as part of an annual event called GO (Get Organized) Month. At the same time, NAPO-SD will consult with the public on document retention while a mobile document destruction truck (provided by Shred-it) will be shredding papers for free. There is no charge for the shredding, however, NAPO-SD is encouraging the public to make a nominal donation to Father Joe's.
"We are excited and honored to be working with Father Joe's Villages on this important organizing project," says Diana Jillie, President of NAPO-SD. "Our organization enjoys reaching out to community services like Father Joe's Villages and the results will benefit everyone that comes in contact with them. In addition, this is a wonderful way to reach the public and raise awareness about what the organizing industry offers." GO Month is dedicated to raising awareness of the benefits of getting organized and of hiring a professional organizer. To learn more about NAPO-SD, visit the website at www.naposandiego.com
Congressman Brian Bilbray recently installed the 2008 Executive Board of the Escondido Republican Women, Federated (ERWF). Standing (l-r) are lst Vice President/Programs, Diane Hill; Parliamentarian, Darlene Hansen; 2nd Vice President/Membership, Karen Taylor; Treasurer, Shirley Robinson; and Corresponding Secretary, Susan Alves. Seated are Recording Secretary, Jeanne Bunch; President Kathleen Crusing; and 3rd Vice President/Ways & Means, Barbara Fowler. ERWF meets monthly on the third Wednesday at the Escondido Country Club. For information, contact Vivian Herron at 760.480.7850
Photo by Susan Alves
The Rincon Del Diablo Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, recently welcomed into membership (l-r) Barbara Maloney and her mother Marilyn Maloney. Welcoming them are members Mary-Anne McCullough and Marjorie LaGrone. DAR is open to women who can demonstrate that their ancestor provided active service in the military or other significant role in the cause for American independence. For information, call Phyllis Young at 760.744.7530 or Mary-Anne at 760.743.0034.
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