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Curves Supports Communities Nationwide

Curves Supports Communities Nationwide

Curves Supports Communities Nationwide Aptos, CA. (Grassroots Newswire) 3/01/2013 — During the month of March, Curves of Aptos will participate in the 14th Annual Curves Food Drive to benefit local food banks. Collectively, over the past ten years, nearly 75 million pounds of food were distributed to local communities all over the world through the Curves […]

Hands of Hope Luncheon Monterey Hyatt Regency on March 19

Hands of Hope Luncheon Monterey Hyatt Regency on March 19

Rising International’s inspirational event with world-renowned Jacki Zehner, SANTA CRUZ – Based in Santa Cruz, Rising International is proud to celebrate its 10th Anniversary. The organization and its supporters are dedicated to helping to reduce poverty, trafficking and other horrific conditions for women locally and globally… and to empower them economically. Through local and global […]

Send Students To South Africa

Send Students To South Africa

Mediterranean Dinner and Rummage Sale to Help Send Students to South Africa The Zulu word “Sawubona” means “I see you,” and the response “Ngikhona” means “I am here.” The junior class at Mount Madonna School chose this name to represent their upcoming South Africa trip. For the students, this unusual learning journey will be about […]

Donations for Fallen Officers

Bay Federal Credit Union is accepting donations for the families of Santa Cruz police Sgt. Loran “Butch” Baker and detective Elizabeth Butler. Checks should be made payable to the Santa Cruz Police Officers Association and mailed to 3333 Clares St., Capitola, CA 95010. Donations also can be made at any Bay Federal branch.

30th Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake

30th Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake

 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Santa Cruz Fundraiser  April 20 – 21 Boardwalk Bowl, Santa Cruz Big Brothers Big Sisters of Santa Cruz County is seeking bowlers of all ages and all proficiency levels to come to the 30th Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event on April 20 and 21 at the Boardwalk Bowl in […]

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Visits Elkhorn Slough

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Visits Elkhorn Slough

Since retiring in 2006 from the Supreme Court, Sandra Day O’Connor has focused her energy on teaching today’s youth about our government and the court system. Today, retired Justice O’Connor spoke in both Monterey and Watsonville, stopping at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve for a short visit hosted by the Elkhorn Slough Foundation. […]

National Passport Day March 9

National Passport Day March 9

Saturday, March 9, is National Passport Day and the Santa Cruz County Clerk is joining the Department of State by offering Saturday passport hours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Santa Cruz County Clerk/Elections Department, 701 Ocean St., Room 210, Santa Cruz. The County’s regular passport acceptance hours are Monday through Friday, 8 […]

Brown Bag Workshops Designed to Support Local Small Business Community

Brown Bag Workshops Designed to Support Local Small Business Community

APTOS – The Central Coast Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Cabrillo College has announced the schedule for this year’s Small Business Brown Bag workshops; a series of ten, hour-long classes designed to support small businesses. The workshops are a collaborative effort between the SBDC, the Santa Cruz Downtown Association, the City of Santa Cruz, […]

Distinguished Artist Concert Series

Distinguished Artist Concert Series

Renowned Israeli cellist Amit Peled  Peled will play Pablo Casals own Goffriller cello – on loan from the Casals family Sun Mar 17, 2013 / 3pm
Resurrection Church, 7600 Soquel Drive Aptos, CA 95003 Program: Variations in E flat, Beethoven, cello Sonatas by Brahms & Chopin From the United States to Europe to the Middle East […]

FosterEd – Project to Help Foster Children Succeed in School

FosterEd – Project to Help Foster Children Succeed in School

 National Center for Youth Law, Santa Cruz County Launch Project The National Center for Youth Law, together with Santa Cruz County Human Services Department, Santa Cruz County Office of Education, and the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Cruz, Juvenile Division, launched FosterEd: Santa Cruz County. The project, part of the national FosterEd Initiative […]