Community Announcements 2/27/13

  • 02/27/2013
  • Terelle Jerricks

March 1, 2013

Living Treasures Dinner
Honor and hear the stories of some of the oldest folks in town. A special dance presentation and concert will follow. Presented by San Pedro Historic Waterfront PBID. Friday, March 1, 2013, 6:00 pm, includes dinner. Tickets $50 each available online at or at the Chamber office – 390 W. 7th St.
Venue: Crowne Plaza LA Harbor Hotel
Location: 601 S. Palos Verdes St. San Pedro

March 2, 2013

E-Waste Drive and Shred Fest
With the rise in identity theft, the Shred Fest is a good opportunity to safely dispose of old personal records and documents., Shredding documents will be taken from 9 am to 12 noon, and e-waste will be collected from 9 am until 2 pm Documents will be destroyed on site.The first five boxes per vehicle are free, and it is only $5 for each additional box.In addition, residents can properly dispose of electronic waste, such as old computers and other electronics, for proper disposal.  Proceeds from the donated items will benefit the Expo Arts Center Fund, to support its maintenance and operations.No batteries, fluorescent tubes or household hazardous waste will be accepted.
Details:   (562)
Venue: Scherer Park,  corner of Atlantic and Del Amo
Location: 4600 Long Beach Blvd  Long Beach, CA 90807

March 5, 2013

Los Angeles City Clerk June Lagmay reminds voters that the election is March 5, 2013.  All registered voters are encouraged to review their Official Sample Ballot and Voter Information Pamphlet before going to vote.

The location of your polling place can be found on the back cover of your Official Sample Ballot and Voter Information Pamphlet.  If your voting location has changed, a postcard has been mailed to you with the updated information.  The polls are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm on Election Day.

 March 13, 2013

Port of Los Angeles Master Plan Update
The public is invited, 6 pm March 13, to attend a public hearing to provide comments on the Draft Program Environmental Impact Report for the Port of Los Angeles Master Plan update.
Venue: Bannings Landing Community Center
Location: 100 E. Water St., Wilmington 90744

Los Angeles Maritime Museum Celebrates African American Maritime History
The L.A. Maritime Museum Library  presents an exhibit of African-American Maritime History located in the Navy Hall. Showcasing the statesmen, shipwrights, captains, sailors and explorers important to Maritime history. This exhibit will be ongoing from February through March 2013.
Details: 310-548-7618
Venue: Los Angeles Maritime Museum, Navy Hall
Location: 6th and Harbor, San Pedro

March 21, 2013

In Honor of Women Military History Week
The South Bay Veterans Employment Committee, Employment Development Department  LA/West South Bay Workforce Services presents a Women Veterans Symposium featuring keynote speaker: BG (Ret) Ruth Wong, Director of L.A. County Military and Veterans Affairs, motivational speaker: CH Brenda J. Threatt 1Lt, CSMR, Office of the Mayor City of Los Angeles. Also planned is a discussion panel with representatives from the following agencies: West LA/Long Beach VA Mental Health & VA Women’s Clinic, EDD, DOR, US VETS. March 21, 2013. 9 am – 2 pm
Details: Julie De La Mora @ (310) 680-3814
Venue: Carson Community Center
Location: 801 East Carson Street, Carson, CA 90745

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