Escondido, CA

-30- An Editors’s Notebook



CHAMBER NEWS—The Valley Center Chamber of Commerce has reserved July 2 for Valley Center Day at the Del Mar Fair. If you would like FREE a table in the pavilion contact Mary Gordon at the Chamber office at 760-749-8472. Space is limited so RSVP soon.

Save the date for the Chamber’s 4th Annual Block Party and Business Expo. It will take place on Saturday, September 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at A-1 Irrigation.

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CUSTOMER APPRECIATION— A-1 Irrigation is also holding its annual Customer Appreciation Day on April 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the store property in Valley Center.

When I was interviewing Ron Johnson about Western Days, he mentioned that the Optimist Club is always looking for new members. They meet every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at VC Community Hall. “If you want to have a good time and support your community, we want you,” he said.

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PLANNING RESIGNATION— There has been a recent resignation on the Valley Center Community Planning Group. The vacancy is for a seat whose term expires January 9. Applications for the vacant seat (#15) should be submitted to Hans Britsch, chairman of the Nominations Committee no later than 7 p.m. on May 6, 2015. Contact Hans for application packets at 760-535-4312 or

The applications will be reviewed at the May 11th VCCPG meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Valley Center Community Hall. Nomination by the Planning Group will be at the June 8, 2015 VCCPG Meeting, subject to appointment to the vacancy by the Board of Supervisors, for the remaining balance of the 4-year terms of the resigning member, expiring January 9, 2017(seat #15).

Applicants must be 18 years of age, and registered voters, and residents of the Valley Center Planning Area.

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BIG BREW-HA-HA—Congratulations to Stone Brewing Co. which is now the 9th largest craft brewery in the country. The Escondido-based brew giant previously had been in 10th place.

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ESSENTIAL OILS—Essential Oils Beginner’s 101 ‘Make & Take’ Class will be held Saturday, April 11 at 3 p.m. at Constyle It Resale Boutique in Valley Center, Learn how to decrease health robbing toxins in your home and in your life!

RSVP is required. Call 760-749- 1850 or email Constyle it is located at 28746- B Valley Center Road (directly behind Portino’s Restaurant).

*Note: Opinions expressed by columnists and letter writers are those of the writers and not necessarily those of the newspaper.

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