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Miller Children’s Hospital participating in blue autism-awareness campaign

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Community

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in 88 American children are identified with an autism spectrum disorder. To raise awareness of this disease, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach will be participating in the international “Light it up Blue” initiative campaign.

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Long Beach City College to host 42nd annual plant sale

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Community

Long Beach City College will host its 42nd annual Horticulture Club Open House and Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, through Saturday at the Horticulture Gardens located on the Pacific Coast Campus, 1305 E. Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach. Thousands of carefully-raised plants from around the world­– including […]

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Operation American Dream Again Gives Veterans Chance to Be Their Own Boss

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Community

Military veterans with entrepreneurial dreams are invited to compete for start-up money to open their own business. Signal 88 Security’s contest, Operation American Dream, is in its second year and will again provide veterans with an opportunity for success. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, veterans own 2.4 million, or approximately one in 10, […]

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First Fridays to partner with Long Beach Fresh to hold county-fair style art walk

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Community

The Expo Arts Center will feature the Long Beach Farm & Food Community Blue Ribbon Awards. Educational opportunities in the Expo include a herbalism demonstration by Green Wisdom, aquaponics demonstrations and food displays from Spring Street Farm and Beach Greens. The Factory will hold a “world’s spiciest burger” invitational. Long Beach Farm Aid: MOVE will […]

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Special Olympics World Games coming to LA in 2015

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Community

Before the Special Olympics World Games begin on July 25, 2015, 7,000 athletes from 177 countries will be welcomed to Southern California with a three-day “Host Town” program from July 21 to 24. The Host Town program will welcome the athletes to Southern California with three days of cultural events, sports training and relaxation. One […]

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