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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
 
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(Posted by Skippy Massey)

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