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Entries Tagged as 'children'

Nonprofit hosting breakfast, lunch to provide info on child-abuse prevention

April 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Safety

Nonprofit organization For the Child, which provides child-abuse- and neglect-prevention and treatment services for children and their families, will have its 9th Annual Children’s Circle of Friends Breakfast and First Luncheon on Thursday, April 29. “Protecting Innocence 2010” is the theme for the breakfast, which will take place at the Long Beach Airport Marriott from […]

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Elementary school rings ceremonial bell to honor its Founder’s Day

March 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Education, News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Students, teachers, alumni, parents, education officials, government representatives, and board members of Los Cerritos Elementary School joined together March 5 to celebrate the school’s Founder’s Day, which was organized by the school’s Parent-Teacher Association. Donald Beaver, principal of Los Cerritos Elementary School, conducted the ceremony, which included three speakers, […]

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Big Sister of the Year

March 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Community

Signal Hill resident Lori Heller has been named The Angelitos de Oro Big Sister of the Year. She has been matched with Little Sister Valerie, age 14, for five years. Lori works as a flight attendant for American Airlines and an event coordinator for There4U Incentives. “I’ve always loved working with children. I wanted to […]

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LB youth to compete for California Youth of the Year award

March 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, News

On Monday, February 22, Jasmin Garcia, Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach, progressed to the semi-finals of the Youth of the Year Competition for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. At Monday’s event, held at the J Lounge Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles, Garcia competed against 15 other […]

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Self-defense training day for families affected by cancer

March 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Education, Health, News

Walk With Sally, a non-profit organization committed to providing mentorship programs to children of parents and siblings with cancer, had a hands-on self-defense training day at the 360 Combat Club in Signal Hill on Saturday, February 27. This free event was one of Walk With Sally’s many annual friendship-building activities for local children living with […]

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