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As reported last week, The Youth Center recently recognized four extraordinary youth volunteers by surprising them at their homes. The four were selected from hundreds who were nominated for the prestigious 2021 Stellar Volunteer Award. This year’s awardees of $500 scholarships were: Lukas Evert, Katie Recker, Davis Taylor and Kirsten …continue reading

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On February 4, 2021, the United Service Organizations (USO) will celebrate 80 years of strengthening America’s military service members by connecting them to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. Since its founding in 1941, the USO has adapted to the evolving needs of the military and …continue reading

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Two local business people and a representative from a local non-profit, together with Cypress Mayor Jon Peat and Cypress City Manager Peter Grant, will discuss lessons learned during the pandemic during a FREE hour-long webinar beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12. Everyone is welcome to attend. If time …continue reading

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The item that looms largest on the agenda for the Cypress City Council on Monday, January 11, is approving pandemic support initiatives that will help small businesses and non-profits within the City’s boundaries with direct monetary funding. The four programs, to be administered by City Manager Pete Grant, are: the …continue reading

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A note from Jerri Rosen, founder of Working Wardrobes: Dear Friend, I have always tried to remain positive and uplifting in my messages to you, despite the challenges the Working Wardrobes team has faced this year – including a fire that destroyed our headquarters. Perhaps this approach was wrong. You …continue reading

City of Cypress News

The City of Cypress is pleased to announce the opening of the two-year Non-Profit Grant Request Program for organizations seeking direct or indirect (in-kind) support through various City or Recreation District budgeted program accounts. In addition to the traditional Non-Profit Grant Request Program, a COVID-19 Emergency Support Supplemental Application is …continue reading

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The Los Alamitos Youth Center announced today it has been named a “2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. For 68 years, the Youth Center has been providing programs for kids and their families, including music education, before and after school care, …continue reading

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Dear Editor, I am reaching out to the community for assistance with a problem that has been occurring at Precious Life Shelter. First, thank you to the community for your ongoing support of Precious Life Shelter of Los Alamitos, especially during the pandemic. As many know, since 1989 Precious Life …continue reading

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Orange County Rescue Mission recently received six laptop donations, along with an increase of its internet bandwidth up to one gigabyte, courtesy of their internet provider Cox Business. This comes after the Rescue Mission’s announcement of an urgent need for funding for the 2020-2021 school year. After Governor Newsom’s decision …continue reading