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The Youth Center recognized as a 2014 ‘Top-Rated Non-profit’

The Youth Center in Los Alamitos recently announced it has been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be nam...
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Parents and children thankful for community support of The Youth Center

Parents are thankful this holiday season for all the programs offered at the Youth Center in Los Alamitos. Parent Phillip Hornung of Los Alamitos said he doesn’t know what he’d do without the Youth Center. “I’d probably...
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DIY home-improvement at Habitat ReStore on Black Friday

The Habitat ReStore locations in Anaheim and Santa Ana are participating in Black Friday this year by offering sales on already discounted home improvement items. Shoppers are encouraged to visit both ReStore locations on Black...
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Spread “Pizza on Earth” while helping to rescue pets

You can spread “Pizza on Earth” this holiday season and help Southern California SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza restaurants raise funds to help The Pet Rescue Center in Mission Viejo. The Pet Rescue Center is a temporary sanctuary ...
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New Youth Center music instructor Michael Reznick with his Band Class. He was recently hired and comes with 19 years of music instruction experience. Courtesy photo.

Michael Reznick welcomed as new music instructor at The Youth Center

The Youth Center in Los Alamitos recently welcomed Michael Reznick, a new addition to their Music Education Program. He brings 19 years of music instruction experience to the Youth Center. “Together with 17 other instructors,...
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Keller Williams supporting Second Harvest food drive

For many years the Pattie, Kelly and Wink team at Keller Williams Realty Los Alamitos have collected canned goods and personal care items for the less fortunate. Over that time, the local community has donated thousands of poun...
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Mark Lengsfeld of Build It Workspace showing Cassidy Hornung at the Youth Center about how to design and print in 3D. Courtesy photo.

Build It Workspace leads 3D design pilot program at The Youth Center

Curious kids are learning something new at The Youth Center in Los Alamitos. Mark Lengsfeld of Build It Workspace in Los Alamitos conducted an Introduction to 3D Design and Printing workshop for the children from Nov. 12 to 14....
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Woman’s Club of Cypress honored by Cypress Library

The Woman’s Club of Cypress (WCC) was honored by the Cypress Library for their generous support of library programs and activities during the Club’s Nov. 5 meeting. Library representatives Stephanie Anson and Cathy Hickle a...
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Seal Beach Edward Jones office supports Toys for Tots drive

Sean Payne, a local Edward Jones financial adviser, is supporting the US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program by using his office as a drop-off location for this year’s toy drive. Local residents may help needy chil...
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Local 13-year-old partners with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County

For the second year in a row, Habitat for Humanity of Orange County (Habitat OC) is partnering with the national #GivingTuesday movement on December 2, 2014. This year, Chase Bailey (of www.chasenyurface.com) will be joining Ha...
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The Youth Center prepping for 15th Annual Christmas Tree Lot at Ganahal Lumber

With Christmas time approaching fast and the trees almost here for the Youth Center’s 15th annual Christmas Tree Lot Sale beginning Nov. 29 to Dec. 21 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (weekends) and 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. (weekdays), the tre...
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GS Troop 602 cleans up in Seal Beach

Girl Scout Troop 602 based out of Weaver Elementary School in Los Alamitos held a beach clean up day with the non-profit organization “Save Our Beach” on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at Seal Beach. As ocean advocates, Tr...
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Adopt a family for Christmas with Grateful Hearts holiday campaign

Grateful Hearts’s Christmas program is already in full swing! Please call Darlene at 562-735-0732 if you or your group or organization would like to adopt a family by providing gifts for the children this holiday season. ...
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Newly victorious LAHS Coach Barnes to speak to Rotary on Tuesday, Nov. 18

Members of the Los Alamitos / Seal Beach Rotary will be all ears on Tuesday, Nov. 18, when their weekly luncheon speaker will be John Barnes, coach of the 2014 Sunset League champion Los Alamitos High School Griffins football t...
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