Schipske seeking donations for 3rd Community Baby Shower

The Third Annual Community Baby Shower, organized by 5th District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske, will take place Thursday, May 20, at the City of Long Beach Health and Human Services Department, 2525 Grand Ave. 
The Community Baby Shower is a program designed by Schipske, a registered nurse practitioner, which collects donations of basic necessities for newborns.…

Lowenthal recognizes longshoreman worker as Woman of the Year

Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal has named Lisa Tonson, a third-generation longshoreman and crane operator, as the Woman of the Year from the 54th Assembly District. “Lisa Tonson is everything that’s good about our area,” said Lowenthal. “She thinks about others, she reaches out, she’s solid and steady and really an outstanding role model for anyone who…

Big Sister of the Year

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…