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January events at Jefferson

imin(From Heidi Benzonelli)

January happenings at  Jefferson

While  operating on only small grants,  community donations, volunteer service and organizational partnerships WCIA is proud to announce the following opportunities at Jefferson in January.

Youth cooking class Friday Jan 4th 11-2 contact Hannah Cory for more information, hcory at umich dot edu, youth 7-13 welcome

NorCaliente Dance Fitness Wednesday nights beginning January 16th at 6 pm contact Adeen McBurney for more information, adoona at gmail dot com
Fundamentals of Community Drum Thursday nights beginningJanuary 17th  at 6pm contact Bob Wolofson for more information, rwolofson at sbcglobal dot net

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

Senior Action Coalition meets  Wednesday January 16 11:30-2 contact Yvonne Doble  for more information doble at a1aa dot org

Martin Luther King Day Community Clean up January 21 10-2 contact Heidi at lets.buy.jefferson at gmail dot com

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 the community,
and  we are chipping away at other necessities on a shoestring.
Some of our real superstars this year were
PG&E and Kaboom for the  Playground
Darrell at OBD Plumbing for 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 and New Moon Cafe for help with food for our events. A big huge list of donors is on our webpage, and of course our 700+ volunteers that have shown up and helped out this year.
If you are in the position to make a small donation, all money is used frugally and responsibly to provide direct service to the community and is 100% tax deductible.
Thank You Eureka…what a year :)
In Service,
Heidi Benzonelli, President
Westside Community Improvement Association
PO Box 5315
Eureka CA 95502
  1. Just Watchin
    December 31, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    I’m curious……was Walmart approached about contributing to the cause?

  2. Anonymous
    December 31, 2012 at 3:31 pm

    HAHA Walmart takes!! Everyone knows that and their employees are happy to work there?

  3. Anonymous
    December 31, 2012 at 6:32 pm

    OBD Plumbing is a great company!

  4. Owl
    December 31, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    True Dat!

  5. Just Watchin
    January 1, 2013 at 7:07 am

    Anonymous :HAHA Walmart takes!! Everyone knows that and their employees are happy to work there?

    I asked the question wondering if the local hate for Walmart was so strong that it would keep them from seeking or accepting Walmart contributions, just so Walmart couldn’t say that they had contributed. Walmart gave out $873 million in 2011 to local causes across the country, and are generally willing to assist with good causes. The haters would say that Walmart is buying an improved public image, but so what? Hate shouldn’t hurt the community. I hope that someone in the know reads my original post and and can answer.

  6. Benign Friendly Blogger
    January 1, 2013 at 7:17 am

    ¨Hate shouldn’t hurt the community.¨
    Pardon me, I don´t intend to be disagreeable nor ¨Meta¨, but hurting the community is a key component of hate.

  7. Living In Eureka
    January 1, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    Speaking of “hate”., now that David Tyson is no longer the City’s manager & can not sabotage the project any more han he already has….maybe he has time to volunteer???? Or maybe not. Ms. Benzonelli thinks so much of him, maybe she can get him on board??? Or not!

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