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Community News

Community News

From Issue: Volume XXII - Number 7
4/4/2014




Loft Walk

Join Long Beach Heritage for the 2014 Loft Walk of the Walker Building and Big Red Bus Tour of Art Deco Downtown Long Beach to be held on Saturday, April 5. The evening begins with light hosted appetizers, moves on to an Art Deco Tour of Downtown Long Beach on the Big Red Bus with noted Art Deco historian John Thomas, followed by access to the lofts in the Walker building, and ends with hosted wine and appetizers at the Federal Bar’s Art Deco ex-speakeasy.

Tickets are $55 and $35 for students. Reservations can be made via credit card on PayPal by going to www.LBHeritage.org. Tickets will be held at registration the night of the event. No tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, please call (562) 493-7019 or John Thomas (562) 400-9803 regarding the Big Red Bus Tour.

New Members Invited

The Tippers Club of Long Beach, a membership-driven organization, will be hosting a complimentary new member opportunity on Tuesday, April 10th from 6-8 p.m. at the Grand Event Center, 4101 E. Willow St. Membership in Tippers is limited to one person per business category, which makes it possible for members to fully support each other through business transactions, referrals, and activities.

To learn which business categories are open to new members, visit the Tipper website, www.thetippersclub.com, contact the membership Chair Claudia Sloan at (562) 493-8679 or email info@TheTippersClub.com.

To learn about membership in Long Beach’s oldest business networking organization – the Executives Association, founded in 1922 – email Beachcomber Publisher Jay Beeler: jay@longbeachcomber.com.

Charity Gala

Celebrate 40 years of Cars and Class while supporting Long Beach charities at the Grand Prix Foundation Charity Gala to be held Friday, April 11, at the Westin Long Beach Hotel. Join racing and community celebrities for an elegant, fun-filled evening. Racing legend Mario Andretti, this year’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Grand Marshall, is scheduled to appear.

The Gala begins at 6 p.m. with hosted cocktails and a silent auction. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. followed by a live auction of one-of-a-kind items.

Tickets at $150 each can be purchased via PayPal at www.gplb.com/grand-prix-foundaiton or by calling (562) 490-4509.

Celebrate Volunteerism

In honor of the 40th Anniversary of National Volunteer Week, Rancho Los Alamitos will be presenting a Volunteer Recruitment Program on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. until noon. Guests should plan to arrive between 10 and 10:30 a.m. to learn about the Rancho’s volunteer opportunities, tour the Rancho, talk to members of the volunteer committees and enjoy light refreshments. Free parking for this event will be at the Rancho. RSVP to Nina at (562) 431-3541 or info@rancholosalamitos.org.

Volunteers bring the Rancho to life through their creative efforts. There are six volunteer service areas at Rancho Los Alamitos including curatorial, docent tours and school programs, gardens, hospitality, office and administration and special events and public programs. Each of the volunteer service areas at the Rancho offers a variety of associated opportunities, time commitments, and training to suit the particular interests and needs of its participants.