April 9, 1999

Community Notes.....

Celebrate National CED Day With Bayview CDC

Bayview Community Development Corporation invites you to walk with us for National Community Economic Development (CED) Day, a gathering to recognize the hard work and commitment to community economic development in our neighborhood.

Please join us on Saturday, April 10, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. to hear about some of the treasures and resources for the residents in our community. We will meet at Victory Outreach Church, 4235 National Avenue, and walk through the neighborhood to Mountain View Park for a free BBQ lunch and celebration.


7th Annual Adelante Mujer Conference

The North County Latinas Association is proud to announce the keynote speaker for the 7th Annual Adelante Mujer Conference will be Dr. Mica Estrada-Hollenbeck.

Dr. Estrada-Hollenbeck is a former active member and currently a corresponding member of the Program on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Harvard University.

She has helped conduct problem-solving workshops between Israelis and Palestinians under the auspices of Professor Herbert C. Kelman and has consulted with many colleagues concerning other ethnic disputes in Cypress, Northern Ireland, the "former Yugoslavia," and Sri Lanka.

NCLA invites Latina girls in the 5th through the 10th grades and their mothers, as well as their teachers and other interested Latinas of North San Diego County to the Adelante Mujer Conference to share some quality insight with Dr. Estrada-Hollenbeck. The conference will be held on April 24, 1999 at Martin Luther King Middle School in Oceanside, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Following the theme of the conference is "Education: The Foundation To Your Success," workshops will address the issue of the continuing high dropout rate of Latino students with the young women and their mothers. By providing the opportunity for young North County Latinas to come together with successful and educated Latinas, who can also serve as role models, school-age girls can begin to see themselves as successes as well.

Participant registration forms will be available at North County school offices. The cost is $10 per participant (students and their mothers) and $15 for all other adults. Conference fees include all materials, activities and lunch. To obtain an application, please contact the AVID teacher, counselor or principal of your school, or call NCLA at (760) 431-3812.


Women's Conference Set for May 1

The Sixth Annual Women Destination 2000, a one-day educational, motivational, and resource gathering conference for women, will be held on Saturday, May 1, at the Helix High School cafeteria, located at 7322 University Avenue in La Mesa.

The conference is free and will include a continental breakfast and lunch. Free childcare also will be provided.

The conference is designed as a personal growth day for women who are trying to enter the job market for the first time, re-enter the workforce, learn how to deal with personal and workplace issues, or improve their sense of self-worth.

Space is limited. To reserve a seat at the conference, advance reservation is required by April 20. A fee of $5.00 will hold a reservation. The fee will be refunded upon checking at the conference. Reservations after April 20 will be on a space-available basis.

For further information or to request a reservation form, contact Peggy Cossolias, at (619) 441-8362.


Volunteers Needed to Deliver Mother's Day Meals to Seniors

Neighborhood House Association's —Senior Services, Aging & Independence Services (AKA) Area Agency on Aging and the San Diego Community Foundation are looking for volunteers to deliver hot nutritious meals to shut-in seniors. Neighborhood House Senior Services is looking for 30 volunteers to help deliver 100 Mother's Day Dinners from Aging & Independence Services — Meals On the Move program. Each volunteer will deliver meals between 10:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m. Mother's Day, Sunday 9, 1999. The homebound seniors who will receive the dinners reside in the 92102, 92113 and 92114 zip codes. Anyone interested in volunteering for this special program should contact Jeanette Van at (619) 263-2108 by Tuesday, May 4, 1999.


S.S.L.I.F.E. Cruise Dinner

LADIES — The theme for our second to the last dinner cruise for the year is entitled "On Your Account." So make plans to attend the supper set for Thursday, April 15, 1999, starting with appetizers at 6:00 p.m. and supper following at 6:30 p.m., at Santa Sophia Prendergast Hall, 9800 San Juan St., Spring Valley, Ca 91977.

Speaker for this event will be the very gifted artist, Ann Bauefiend, and musician/storyteller Ethyl Ruddolph have inspired hundred of women with their amazing presentation of the Titanic. Ms. Ruddolph the daughter of a survivor will share her insights and knowledge of the event. Some of you may recall Ms Bauefiend and her chalk drawing of the Good Shepherd from the last time she was the guest.

Reservations are $8.00 per person. As before, it will be $10.00 at the door. So, be sure to make your reservation early by calling Mary Ann Ziombek at 670-3453.


Civil Rights Lawyer Morris Dees to Speak at USD

The University of San Diego's 10th annual Social Issues Conference will feature keynote speaker Morris Dees —civil rights lawyer and founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center— on Thursday, April 15, 7:00 p.m., in Shiley Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.

For further information, please call (619) 260-4798.

CVESD Accepting Preschool Applications

The Chula Vista Elementary School District is now accepting applications for its state-sponsored preschools.

The State Preschool Program serves children between the ages of three and five. The preschool is a free program for families who meet state income guidelines.

Preschool programs at Finney, Loma Verde, Los Altos, and Vista Square began in July. The program located at Feaster-Edison begins in August. Classes located at Castle Park, Harborside, and Rice are scheduled to open in September. Children will be assigned to schools based on where they reside.

To schedule an appointment for enrollment, please call the Preschool Office at 425-2362 or 425-9600, ext. 1510. Parents wishing to enroll their children must provide proof of residency in the Chula Vista Elementary School District, their chil-dren's birth certificates, immunization records, and proof of income.

Preview Day 99 at CSUSM Has Something for Everybody!

Everything and anything that future students at Cal State San Marcos need to know will be available at Preview Day 99 to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 17. The many activities and sessions will include campus tours, open houses for academic departments, pre-admissions advising, special workshops for parents, and entertainment. The more than 1,000 persons already admitted for fall 1999 as well as prospective students for the fall or beyond are invited to attend the open house.

CSUSM President Alexander Gonzalez will welcome participants to a series of morning workshops. There will be group advising for students already admitted for the fall as either freshmen or transfers, with details on what they need to do in order to be well prepared for classes beginning in August. For pre-admissions advising, prospective students are asked to bring copies of transcripts from high school, community colleges or other universities attended so that advisors can best guide them on additional preparation. The deans of the colleges of arts and sciences, education, and business administration will explain financial aid and athletics, and offer advice for parents. Present CSUSM students will detail student life and the opportunities for club and other involvement.

Throughout the day, there will be student-led campus tours, and the student Ballet Folklorico troupe and a band will entertain. The CSUSM Dome Café will be open for lunch and there will also be food available at Founders Plaza where student organizations will have information tables. All attendees will receive a 25% discount coupon for any University Store merchandise with a CSUSM imprint.

Preview Day 99 and parking are free, but the Office of Enrollment Services asks that reservations be made either through the 24-Hour RSVP line at 760/750-5000, extension 5079, or by e-mail at <preview@mailhostl.csusm.edu> or through the World Wide Web at <www.csusm.edu> by clicking on "Preview 99" on the CSUSM Home Page.

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