Articles by month: August 2011
Daily Sound, By Nick C. Tonkin Aug. 30, 2011
PARK PLACE: Goleta spends millions to build a park for Old Town Goleta residents
A modern Gospel rally will be held at Vandenberg Village Valley of the Flower Church on Saturday, Sep 3, 7:00 pm. Among the featured speakers is Lompoc Boys & Girls Club Conrad Gonzales. The event includes great music, inspirational words and free BBQ.
Goleta Celebrates Property Purchase and Unveils Plans for New Park in Old Town.
City leaders say turning the $2.6 million, four-acre lot on Kellogg Avenue into a place for children to play will help fill a growing need.
The city has purchased the property and recently closed escrow, and on Thursday met to unveil a sign and announce plans for the site.
The North County Woman's Fund presented a generous donation to the Lompoc Boys & Girls Club on July 28, 2011. Joyce Howerton handed the check to Dena Kern in the presence of the Community Council and the boys and girls of the club.
Mentoring youth is all in a day's work for a busy CEO and a dedicated volunteer.
As CEO of the United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County, Michael Rattray has a mission for our youth: for each child to reach his or her potential for greatness.
Volunteering in schools is one way he personally helps with this effort. On top of his demanding job, since 2008 Rattray has managed to spend more than 70 hours volunteering with the nonprofit Santa Barbara Partners in Education, which connects local businesses and professionals with opportunities to serve school needs.