Harbor Currents–Announcements for June 11, 2012

  • 06/12/2012
  • Terelle Jerricks

June 14
LADWP Workshop
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is hosting a workshop for Council District 15 regarding rate increases, from 6 to 8 p.m. June 14, at the Harbor City Library. The workshop will include a discussion on the challenges and mandates the LADWP is facing and an opportunity for questions to be answered.
Venue: Harbor City Library
Details: 24000 Western Ave., Harbor City


June 14
Toastmasters Open House
The San Pedro Port Protectors are hosting an open house from 5 to 6 p.m. June 14, at the Pacific Place in San Pedro.
Learn to speak in public and hone your communication skills in an encouraging and enthusiastic environment.
Details: (310) 971-2348
Venue: Pacific Place
Location: 222 W. 6th St., Suite 700, San Pedro

June 15
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Symposium
The Long Beach Elder Abuse Prevention Team and Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal invite you to attend the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Symposium, featuring experts in the field of elder abuse, aging issues, law
enforcement, mental health and social services, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15, at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach. Admission is free. RSVP is required.
Details: myrsvp@hotmail.com
Venue: Alpert Jewish Community Center
Location: 3801 E. Willow St., Long Beach

June 15
Social Media Boot Camp
Learn how to create a business plan incorporating both traditional and new social media marketing strategies, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. June 15, at the Long Beach Groundwater Treatment Plant. Experts will cover the best ways to leverage social media sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Event is free. To RSVP, click here.
Details: (213) 833-6025
Venue: Long Beach Groundwater Treatment Plant
Location: 2950 Redondo Ave., Long Beach

June 19
Your Vote Counts
Vote for your favorite candidates to fill 10 open board seats on the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council. Selection/Election Day is at 6 p.m. June 19, at Peck Park.
Venue: Peck Park
Details: 560 N. Western Ave., San Pedro

June 23
Health, Safety, Equity
Councilman Steven Neal invites community members to the Ninth District Captain Training: Health, Safety, and Equity, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23, at the North Long Beach Community Center. This is a free four-hour training focused on understanding and analyzing the community factors that shape health, safety and equity. This training is open to all residents who want to get involved in out 9th District Captain program. This training will also provide information on how to develop comprehensive strategies in the areas of healthy eating and active living.
Topics include:

  • How to create environments that prevent illness and injury in the first place.
  • Successful examples from across the state and around the country of efforts to improve healthy eating and active environments, policy and practices.
  • Introducing and applying Prevention Institute’s nationally recognized tools.
  • Creating a dialogue among participants about current successes and challenges, opportunities, and innovative strategies.

Lunch, childcare and interpretation will be provided. RSVP.
Details: (562) 570-6137
Venue: North Long Beach Community Center
Location: 2311 E. South St., Long Beach

June 28
AOC7 Free Port of Long Beach Tour
The AOC7 neighborhood will be taking a free tour of the Port of Long Beach, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 28, starting at Dock 9 of Shoreline Village in Long Beach. Validation is provided for a reduced parking rate at Shoreline Village ($1 for the first two hours with validation, and $2 for each additional 20 minutes).
Venue: Dock 9
Location: Shoreline Village, Long Beach

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