January 12, 2001

Community Notes

NCCJ's 13th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "All People's Breakfast"

On Monday, Jan 15, 2001, San Diegans representing all races, cultures and religions will come together to honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. at the 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr.. All People's Breakfast. Sponsored by the National Conference for Community and Justice, the breakfast will take place from 7:30 to 9 am. at the San Diego Concourse's Golden Hall.

The theme of the 2001 breakfast, "Creating the Beloved Community," is lifted from one of the many notable speeches of Dr. King. His words were, "Our goal is to create a beloved community and this requires a qualitative change in our souls as well as a quantitative change in our lives."

Tickets may be ordered by calling the NCCJ office at (619) 491-3116. Individual tickets are $25.


`Walk of History' to be dedicated in Chula Vista

A new "Walk of History" will be dedicated in downtown Chula Vista on Jan 12, featuring 12 displays of historic photographs depicting the colorful past of Third Avenue. A brief public ceremony is scheduled at 3 p.m. in front of the Chula Vista Heritage Museum, 360 Third Ave., followed by self-guided walking tours using a new "Walk of History" booklet.


Older Adult Service and Information System Tutoring Program

A training session will be held by the Older Adult Service and Information System Intergenerational Tutoring Program for grandparents from the Chula Vista community who are interested in helping children improve their reading skills. Children who will benefit from individual tutoring will be selected by their teachers. The tutors and students meet weekly during the school day for one-on-one tutoring. The tutoring takes place at the child's school in the library or other designated location.

The training session will take place January 17, 18, 22, and 23, 2001 9 a.m. - 12 noon at the Education Service and Support Center, 84 East J Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910. For further information call the school district project specialist at 619-425-9600, ext 1514 or OASIS at 619-574-0674.


How To Be A Job Winner

The San Diego Public Library, Otay Mesa Branch, 3003 Coronado Ave., San Diego, on Wednesday, January 17, presents an Aspen Consultants' Workshop on "How to be a Job Winner." Phil Mitchell, job search and marketing consultant, will be the presenter. Tips on how and why people get hired, self-esteem, resume writing and interview techniques will be some of the topics covered. The same presentation is scheduled at two different times as follows: 10 a.m-12 noon and 1 p.m.-3:30 pm. Free admission. Call 619-424-0474, for more information.


Baseball to Host Annual Alumni Weekend

The San Diego State Aztec baseball program will hold its annual Alumni Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, 2001.

The weekend events get underway early Saturday Jan 13 with an 18-hole golf tournament to be played at Steel Canyon Golf Club with a start time of 7:30 am. The alumni dinner will be held following the conclusion of the golf event at approximately 12:30 pm at Steel Canyon.

On Sunday, preceding the alumni baseball game, the Aztecs will honor three former layers: shortstop Bobby Meacham, along with pitcher Rick Navarro and Bill Blount. For more information call 619-594-3357.


After School Art Classes

How art has become the founding of our history it truly is a bridge that connects us to humanity. For Phonevilay Thetsy, she uses art as an instrument to express the human emotions that sometimes is lacking in words. The Friends of the Arts will be sponsoring Phonevilay in their after school art classes. The art program offers variety of classes ranging from drawing, collage, and sculpture.

The weekly session will be held at the Downtown Art Center, Chula Vista. Each class will consist of 3-8 students ages 7-18. Cost is $40 dollars for a four week session. Supplies will be provided. For further information contact Melody Cernitz of the Art Center at 619-427-1102.

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