March 30, 2007

Community Notes:

Strategic Planning Workshop #3 for National City

The City of National City will hold its third Strategic Planning Workshop on Thursday, April 5, 2007.

The City presented the first Strategic Planning Workshop on January 30, 2007 at the Kimball Senior Center. The first workshop was well attended and provided an opportunity for the participants to share their thoughts and comments about recent, current, and anticipated City projects, programs, and plans as they pertain to community revitalization.

The second Strategic Planning Workshop, held February 28, 2007, focused on the City’s financial report and assisted the attendees in better understanding current and projected financial resources and how they will impact the implementation of desired revitalization pro-jects, programs, and plans.

The third Strategic Planning Workshop will present the Five-year Strategic Business Plan for the City and will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2007 at 6:00 pm in the Kimball Senior Center located at 1221 D Avenue in National City, CA 91950.

Boys & Girls Clubs of National City Gives Its Diversity Dinner

Who: Boys & Girls Clubs of National City

What: Diversity Dinner

When: March 31, 2007 6PM to 8PM

Where: 1430 D Avenue National City, CA 91950

Boys & Girls Clubs of National City is kicking off their 2007 Diversity Program, “Youth for Unity.” The organization will unveil their diversity mural in the “Wayne Sevier Memorial Gymnasium” and thank The Allstate Foundation for funding the 2007 “Youth for Unity” program.

The Youth for Unity Program promotes tolerance and understanding of others. This program paves the way for the Club to promote learning and acceptance within the community.

Los Bilingual Writers

¿Recuerdos De Tus Abuelitos?

Do you have a special memory of your Abuelitos? A tender scolding or a gentle kiss?

Did you inherit your Abuelito’s eye color or learn your tamales’ secret from Abuelita?

Did they share a piece of their history with you?

Los Bilingual Writers is accepting submissions for their next anthology.

Deadline: April 30, 2007

Please no more than three submissions.

Recuerdos can be either poems, prose, or narrative in Spanish, English or both.

No attachments. Please include in email at

Taller De Emigración Gratuito!

Este 30 de Marzo 2007 de 6:00 a 8:00 de la tarde en las oficinas de ACORN en Chula Vista 1196 3ra Ave. Suite 102.

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