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From Issue: Volume XXI - Number 16

Fisher House Southern California, Inc., a new 501(c) (3) foundation is up and running in Long Beach. Incorporated at the request of the nationally recognized Fisher House Foundation, Inc., the all-volunteer non-profit’s mission is to raise funds to build the planned Fisher House on the grounds of the VA Long Beach Medical Center. A Fisher House provides temporary lodging to families whose veteran or service member is receiving care at a military or VA hospital some distance from their home. Check our website Your support is appreciated. Contact: Steve Kuykendall, president/CEO,, (562) 432-8252

Memorial Medical Center has been ranked among California’s best hospitals and in the Southland’s Top 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals Rankings” for its high performance in many different medical and surgical specialty areas, including cancer, diabetes & endocrinology; ear, nose & throat; gastroenterology, geriatrics, gynecology; nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery; orthopedics; pulmonology and urology. In each of these specialties, categories including patient survival rates, advanced technologies, patient volume, nurse staffing and patient services were measured, and all three MemorialCare hospitals consistently received marks of ‘high,’ ‘highest,’ and ‘better than expected.’

The Long Beach Airport has invested in training and implementing customer service that matters. Airport Operations Assistants concentrate on guiding passengers through the airport, making sure that your time at LGB runs smoothly. They can help you find ground transportation, give you directions to your next destination, or direct you to the appropriate baggage claim. Would you like to learn more about management at LGB? Check out LGB’s blog: to learn and to “Meet the Manager.”

Estate Planning attorney Jennifer N. Sawday has been designated a “Rising Star” by Southern California Super Lawyers for the third year in a row. This designation is selected by peer recognition and professional achievement as published in Los Angeles Magazine. Ms. Sawday is with Tredway, Lumsdaine & Doyle, LLP.

Re/max Real Estate owner/broker Mike Kowal shares the following advice for all home buyers, sellers, and their agents. Be aware of mortgage lenders promising low rates and terms. Recent experience with a Wells Fargo pre-approved buyer, whom my seller client accepted a purchase offer, proved fatal due to lender appraisal. Prior to making or accepting any offer be sure your agent researches the underlying appraisal company. Call anytime for more information on how to avoid pitfalls: (562) 881-4399.

LB Brokerage celebrates their 28th anniversary this year. The Belmont Shore Christmas Parade always starts at their 2nd/Quincy location and repeats on December 7 this year. This real estate brokerage has beautiful patios, waterfalls, interior old world charm and friendly local staff to assist with property management or sales. Larry Boren is the real estate broker with over 35 years of real estate experience from exchanges, residential and apartment sales, and property management. Location and experience makes this real estate brokerage the best available for your needs.

The Success Network monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 14, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Roots Gourmet, 6473 E Pacific Coast Hwy. The Success Network is a unique networking for people who seek an opportunity to build relationships through professional connections, a positive attitude and a personal touch. The speaker will be Katja Jones on “Revisiting your 2013 Business Goals.”