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Calvin Christian to host camps

Calvin Christian School will host a number of camps and classes this summer. Parents of children, ages 5-12, are invited to sign up and reg­ister for camps and classes beginning mid-June. Some of the camps and classes that are being offered include Lego Engineering, Basketball, Base­ball, Cotillion and Art. Visit http:// to see a complete listing of classes and camps and for registration forms. You can also stop by the campus at 2000 N. Broadway for registration forms.

About Calvin Christian School

Calvin Christian School is a pre­school and Kindergarten through 12th grade Christian school located in Es­condido, CA. For over 50 years Cal­vin has been partnering with Christian families and their churches to teach the whole child from a biblical worldview.

Escondido Cool Zone locations

The City of Escondido reminds the public that three City facilities have been designated as Cool Zone sites. These sites are air-conditioned set­tings where seniors and others can gather. The sites encourage people to share air conditioning during the heat of the day, lowering individual usage and helping to conserve energy for the whole community. Escondido’s Cool Zone Sites are: • Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Avenue (760-839-4688) • Escondido Public Library, 239 Kalmia Street (760-839-4684) • East Valley Community Center 2245 East Valley Parkway (760-839-4382)

Republican women to host Mike Madrid at June 22 luncheon

Escondido Republican Women, Federated (ERWF) has invited Mike Madrid of Grassroots Lab as their guest speaker at their June 22 lun­cheon. Grassroots Lab conducts po­litical research and data analysis used for issues management, political cam­paigns and legislative efforts. Madrid is a nationally recognized expert on Latino voting trends.

Madrid graduated from Edmund G. Walsh School of Foreign Services at Georgetown University where he wrote his senior thesis on Latino poli­tics and the perspective of politiciza­tion of emerging Latino voter groups in Southwestern states as unique in American history. In 2001 he was named as one of America’s “Most Influential Hispanics” by Hispanic Business Magazine. He is regular commentator on Latino political is­sues in statewide and national media publications.

The meeting begins promptly at 11:30 a.m. at Cocina del Charro, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido, in­cludes a buffet luncheon for $16 and is open to the public. For reservations (due June 20) contact Val at 760-432- 0816 or Rosalia at 760-489-1407.

Good Morning Escondido

Escondido Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Good Morn­ing Escondido networking breakfast on June 24, 7:15 a.m.–9 a.m. at J&M Restaurant.

Mix, mingle and network with Chamber members as you enjoy breakfast at this dynamic monthly event. With the one minute Show and Tell, your business will have the op­portunity to highlight its achievements and services to a group of gathered professionals from various industries.

The cost for members is $10. RSVP to the Chamber at 760-745-2125.

Breakfast with the mayor

The Escondido Chamber of Com­merce will hold its monthly breakfast with the city of Escondido Mayor, Sam Abed, on Tuesday, June 28, from 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m. at the Chamber of­fice, 720 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025.

Each month the chamber hosts a breakfast with the City of Escondido Mayor. The Chamber invites members to join us for one of the breakfasts in 2016. Members have an opportunity to hear the Mayors perspective on our city and to share their insights and ex­perience as business leaders. Breakfast is sponsored by AT & T. This event is FREE for members only. Due to the limited space allowed for this event, members can only attend once a year.

Contact the Chamber office at 760- 745-2125.

Climate Change Alliance talk

Thomas Grimm, CEO of Carlsbad Aquafarm will speak on June 18 at 2 p.m. at the Vista Library. The library is located at 700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vis­ta. The Carlsbad Aquafarm produces healthy seafood in a sustainable way that safeguards the marine environ­ment. In addition to discussing sus­tainable aquaculture he will address the issues of marine habitat and coast­al ecosystem restoration. There will be an opportunity for questions and comments from the audience.

This presentation is one of an on­going series sponsored by the North County Climate Change Alliance and other concerned local groups with the goal of providing opportunities for local residents to become informed about, and engaged in the climate change issue. For more information contact Bobby Kingins at bobbylred­ or Dave Peiser at

The North County Climate Change Alliance is comprised of North Coun­ty residents concerned about climate change and the quality of life here in the north county area of San Di­ego. The group’s emphasis is on rais­ing awareness among the public and promoting cooperation between like- minded individuals and organizations. The North County Climate Change Alliance is currently linked to the North County Eco Alliance which is part of Encinitas Environment Day Inc, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

Coffee with the council

Coffee with the Council will be held Tuesday, June 28, 7:30–8:30 a.m. at the Escondido Chamber of Com­merce, 720 N Broadway, Escondido

Join the group for a casual chat with the local city council. Continental Breakfast served. This is a free event, although a reservation is required. Contact the Chamber office at 760- 745-2125.

Learn how to prepare for wildfire season Saturday

Valley Center Fire Protection Dis­trict will be hosting a free community event on learning how to prepare for the fast approaching wildfire season. Called Ready, Set Go, it will be held Saturday June 18, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Maxine Theater.

Learn from keynote speakers and experts on how to prepare before a wildfire occurs, keep your family, home and business safe during a wild­fire and learn how to recover after a wildfire. There will be safety booths during lunch and breaks and door prizes.

The Maxine Theater is located at 31322 Cole Grade Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082.

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