Categorized | Eureka, Local

Jefferson School Community Center Events

 

Community and Classes Come Together This Month

 

Heidi Benzonelli

 

We have January happenings at  Jefferson School Community Center!

While  operating on only small grants,  community
donations, volunteer service and organizational
partnerships, the Westside Community Improvement
Association (WCIA) is proud to announce the following
opportunities at Jefferson in January:

Our Youth Cooking Class is on Friday, January 4, 2013 from 11 am–2 pm.  Youth from 7-13 are welcome.  Please contact Hannah Cory for more information (hcory at umich dot edu).

The NorCaliente Dance Fitness is on Wednesday nights beginning January 16 at 6 pm.
Please contact Adeen McBurney for more information (adoona at gmail dot com).

FJefferson school 10undamentals of Community Drum begins Thursday nights starting January 17  at 6 pm contact.
Please contact Bob Wolofson for more information (rwolofson at sbcglobal dot net).

Parent Voices Parenting Support Group meets January 18 at 5:30 pm.
Please contact Brandy Asher for more information (BAsher at changingtidesfs dot org).

Senior Action Coalition meets Wednesday, January 16, at 11:30 am–2 pm. 
Please contact Yvonne Doble  for more information (doble at a1aa dot org).

 

Other Events:

We’re having our Martin Luther King Day Community Clean-Up Day on January 21 from 10 am–2 pm.

Please come out and help and join in on the activities!  Please contact Heidi for more information at:   lets.buy.jefferson at gmail dot com.

 

Our Appreciation:sun

We have a beautiful new ADA bathroom thanks to:
 
  • Timothy and Alexander Salvos fund for youth
  • Piersons Building Center
  • OBD Plumbing
  • TI Smith Electric
  • …And generous donations from (Y)OUR community!
 We are chipping away at other necessities on a shoestring, too.
 
 
Some of our real SuperStars this year were:
 
  • PplaygroundG&E and Kaboom for the  playground
  • Darrell at OBD Plumbing for our building maintenance, security as well as plumbing
  • Pierson’s Building Center for donations and great pricing
  • Eureka Natural Foods – for the AWESOME opportunities to provide healthy nutritious organic locally produced produce at all WCIA community events
  • Vellutini Baking Company
  • Bien Padre
  • New Moon Cafe for help with food for our events.
 
A big huge list of donors is on our webpage.  Of course, a big appreciation is in order for our 700+ volunteers that have shown up and helped out in 2012!
 
Please take the time to thank and patronize our kind supporters.  We couldn’t have done it without you!
 
If you are in the position to make a small donation, we’d love to have you know that all money is used frugally and responsibly to provide direct service to the community.  It is is 100% tax deductible.
 
Jefferson School IVThank You Eureka…  What a great year we had in 2012– and looking forward to 2013! 
 
In Service,
 
Heidi Benzonelli
President, Westside Community Improvement Association
PO Box 5315
Eureka, CA 95502
 
* * * * * * * *
 
(Posted by Skippy Massey)

Leave a Reply

HumSentinel on Twitter

RSS Progressive Review

  • Race to the bottom
    The worst, based on actions, stats & statements over the past year Government agencies NSA Supreme Court CIA FISA Court FBI Homeland Security Pentagon DEA […]
  • Where is the counter culture when we need it?
    From 50 years of our overstocked archivesSam Smith, 2012 - The other day I got a call from a student working on a college paper about Coffee 'n Confusion, a Washington coffeehouse the local police had tried to close down in the late 1950s as an offense against the community's welfare. I had covered the story as a radio reporter and still had the ta […]
  • Fox News pulled from Dish Network
    Slashdot  - Fox News and Fox Business were pulled by Dish Network over the weekend, as both continue to argue over a fee agreement. From the article: "Dish said in a statement early Sunday morning that 21st Century Fox had blocked access to the two networks after Dish balked when rates for other networks owned by the media conglomerate were made a part […]
  • NYC police declare war on mayor
    Melissa Melton, Activist Post -  The New York Police Department has declared “war” after two officers were killed Saturday in their squad car while taking part in an anti-terrorism drill by a gunmen said to be taking revenge for the death of Eric Garner.In the wake of the shootings, the NYPD’s union New York Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association issued this bul […]
  • Some memories
    PD JamesLauren BacallMaya AngelouPhilip Seymour Hoffman […]
  • Great moments with Jeb Bush
    Newsweek - The collapse of InnoVida Holdings LLC in 2011 didn’t get much traction in the media. Except in South Florida, where a small group of investors lost more than $40 million on a scheme to market hurricane- and earthquake-resistant homes assembled from prefabricated plastic panels. The company CEO had promised a highly publicized roll-out in Haiti fol […]
  • Word
    Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching. -- Satchel Paige […]
  • What's happening
    Back in May 2009, the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life conducted surveys and found that the more religious an American is, the more likely he or she is to support torture.There are fewer Americans in prison, jail, probation, or parole than any time since 2003How well is your state doing? […]
  • Jazz break
    Chet Baker, "Autumn Leaves" […]
  • Pocket paradigm
    War is doing things overseas that we would go to prison for at home.- Sam Smith […]
  • Five years of failure
    From 50 years of our overstocked achivesSam Smith, 1986 - I was asked to give a toast at the fifth anniversary celebration of the DC Community Humanities Council. Here is what I said: Five years ago the DC Community Humanities Council was formed, charged with the diffusion of ideas, the encouragement of thought and the inspiration of rational discourse withi […]
  • Study: Red light cameras don't work
    Ars Technica - The Chicago Tribune released the results of a study it commissioned on injury crashes and red light cameras, revealing that while right angle crash incidents have been reduced, rear-end crashes that resulted in injuries went up 22 percent. The results of the study throw cold water on the booster efforts of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administrat […]
  • What's happening
    Science journals screw up hundreds of times each year. This guy keeps track of every mistake.Communities are celebrating three victories against fracking this week. Quebec, New York and New Brunswick all rejected fracking after years of opposition from communities calling for the protection of community health and the environment.In a move cheered by environ […]
  • Word: Palestine
     Carolina Landsmann, Haaretz, Israel - In his address from the White House, Obama said, “Let us leave behind the legacy of both colonization and communism, for the sake of the Cuban people, the American people and the world.”There is another hot-button issue in which Americans must leave behind the legacy of colonialism and communism, and that is the Israeli […]
  • There may be hope for our corporate and political psychopaths yet
    Vox - There’s evidence that psychopaths might have more of a cognitive-processing problem — that they have difficulty paying attention to more than one thing at a time — than an emotional problem. So they focus tightly on a goal (say, stealing money) and lose the contextual information around it (it will make the victim feel sad, it's socially unaccepta […]