Escondido, CA

Escondido Briefs

Chamber’s April networking dates

The Escondido Chamber of Com­merce continues its Plates for 8 network­ing luncheon events on Tuesday, April 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at J&M Res­taurant, 1215 E. Valley Parkway.

The Plates for 8 is about acquiring business contacts and building relation­ships among the city’s businesses. The event is for chamber members only.

The San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum will host the Chamber’s Busi­ness After 5 networking event from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 14. Partici­pants will introduce themselves to other members, make new contact and maybe win a door prize while enjoying cock­tails and hors d’oeuvres.

J&Ms Restaurant will also be the place for morning networking from 7:15 to 9 a.m. Friday, April 22. Table spon­sorship is $75; non-members $20.

The chambers invites guests to “mix, mingle and network” at this monthly breakfast event known as Good Morning Escondido. Participants get one minute to show-and-tell about their businesses. Cost: Members $10/non-members $20.

Cowan will speak at angler’s meeting

The Senior Anglers of Escondido (SAE) Fishing Club will be holding its regular monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 8, at the Park Avenue Community Center in Escondido.

An energetic over-50 crowd of men and women, married and single, partici­pate in both fresh and salt-water fishing, youth trout derbies/events, picnics, RV Camp-outs and other community ser­vice events. Meetings are free of charge and guests are welcome. Dress is casual, but shirts and shoes are required.

Celebrated outdoor writer Ernie Cow­an of Escondido will be the guest speak­er for this month’s program. Among other publications, Cowen is the field reporter for Western Outdoor News, covering the annual Eastern Sierra trout opener for several years.

He will share his expectations for the April 30 opener along Highway 395 – water levels, fish stocking programs and conditions anglers can expect to find in the numerous lakes and streams from Lone Pine to Bridgeport.

As an accomplished desert photog­rapher, Cowen will also talk about this spring’s flora and fauna that can be found locally in the Anza-Borrego Des­ert.

The senior anglers invite participants to join them for lunch (Dutch-Treat- Separate-Checks) at a local restaurant that supports the ESA Club.

Visit the ESA website at www.senio­ or call Public Relations Director Ron Casapulla at (760) 736-4009.

Experts will offer dementia care tips

Teepa Snow, a nationally renowned expert on dementia care and Arlene Cawthorne, MA a certified Positive Ap­proach to Care trainer will share tech­niques on how to help those you care about to manage their daily challenges and live more successfully with parents or clients’ memory loss.

The class will include topics such as Brain Changes, Changes in Communi­cation, What’s Really Important, Creat­ing Moments to Remember and Con­centrating on What is Left.

It will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 5 at Assisting Hands Home Care, 16870 W. Bernardo Drive, Rancho Bernardo. For reservations and information, call Arlene at 858-335- 8880 or email acawthorne@assisting­

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