RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: June 28, 2016


June 29
NWSPNC Community Vision Committee  
The Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council Community Vision Committee will meet June 29.
Time: 6 p.m. June 29
Details:  Agenda
Venue: City Hall Building, 638 Beacon St., Room 452, San Pedro

June 30
NWSPNC Special Executive Committee Meeting 
The Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council is hosting a special executive committee meeting.
Time: 5:30 p.m. June 30
Details: Agenda
Venue: City Hall Building, 638 Beacon St., Room 452, San Pedro

July 1
F&M Care Packages for Troops
Now until July 1st, all F&M offices will be collecting unopened travel size personal hygiene items and non-perishable snack for our troops. All donations go to Homefront America Inc., who package iCare Kits for deploying and returning service-members, as well as wounded warriors at military hospitals. The two Fourth District F&M offices are at 3140 E. Anaheim St. and 2302 Bellflower Blvd. in Long Beach.

July 4
Foster Volunteers Urgently Needed
LA Animal Services is gearing up for the busiest time of the year and we need your help to create life-saving space in our City shelters.
The July 4th Holiday and fireworks will cause an influx of lost and frightened dogs and cats. You can foster a shelter animal for just four days (or more) and create life-saving space for orphan and abandoned shelter pets.
The shelters are open Tuesday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to  5 p.m. They are closed on the Fourth of July.  To find the shelter closest to you, visit: LAAnimalServices.com/shelters or call (888) 452-7381.

July 8
Measure A Citizen Oversight Committee Applications Now Available 
Applications for the five-member Measure A Citizen Oversight Committee have been made available by the office of Mayor Robert Garcia. The mayor’s office will accept applications until July 8, after which Garcia will submit his five choices to the Long Beach City Council for approval.  The committee will begin meeting in August. Members must be Long Beach residents.
Garcia and the council committed to only spending new revenue on infrastructure and public safety. The Citizen Oversight Committee will be charged with ensuring the revenue is spent on those items.  Applications are available at http://longbeach.gov/mayor/action/commissions.

July 9
Awakening the Dreamer Symposium
Community members are invited to a free event that connects environmental, social justice, and spiritual groups in a discussion about climate change, in a way that looks at what individuals and organizations can do locally.  This event is co-sponsored by the South Coast Interfaith Council and Green Long Beach.
The event will be followed up two to three weeks later with an action day centered on improving corners of the city that are important to each individual or group.
Time: 2 to 6 p.m. July 9
Venue: Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach

July 20
LGBTQ Seniors Loving Relationships Workshop
LGBTQ Seniors of Long Beach is inviting community members to participate in a workshop in which they can explore how self-esteem, past hurt and self-doubt affect relationships. Participants will explore concepts on how to practice self-care and the connection between self-love and loving relationships. Food and beverages will be provided
Time: 2 to 3:30  p.m.
Details: (562) 434-4455
Venue: The Center Long Beach, 2017 E. 4th St., Long Beach

July 27
North Division Commander’s Community Meeting
Residents and business owners are invited to join Long Beach Police North Division Commander Rudy Komisza for a community meeting.
Topics of discussion will include:

  • Crime trends in your neighborhood
  • Learn how to stay safe and not become a victim of crime

Time: 6 p.m. July 27
Details: lbpdnorth@longbeach.gov
Venue: Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach



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