Around Whittier

first_imgPICO RIVERA – “Fiesta de la Salud,” a free community health fair featuring screenings for diabetes, cholesterol, breast cancer, plus children’s immunizations and more, will be held from 10a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Big Saver Foods, 9406 E. Washington Blvd. For more information, call (310) 545-5627. Register for classes at Cerritos College NORWALK – Registration for Cerritos College’s summer session classes, which begin Monday, can still be made online at, or at the campus, 11110 Alondra Blvd. The Web site has a schedule of classes and application and registration forms. Eligible returning students can register either online or by using the automated phone registration system at (562)865-3276. For more information, call (562) 860-2451, Ext. 2211. School orchestra slated to perform WHITTIER – California High School’s band and orchestra will perform at 7:30p.m. May 25 in the Vic Lopez Auditorium at Whittier High School, 12417 Philadelphia St. Admission costs $5. For more information, call (562) 698-8121, Ext. 3000. Red Cross in need of blood donors WHITTIER – Blood and platelet donors this month to the Southern California Red Cross are eligible to win a $1,045 YogaWorks annual membership or $500 toward a one-year gym membership. Blood is urgently needed, Red Cross officials said. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, call (800) GIVE LIFE or visit Spanish speakers should call (866) POR VIDA. To organize a blood drive, call (800) 491-2113. Boys and Girls Club registration opens WHITTIER – It’s time to register for summer programs at the Boys and Girls Club of Whittier. Students between the ages of 7 and 18 may participate in a diverse selection of programs, including sports, games, computer classes, dance, reading programs, swimming and field trips. Early morning programs are available from 7 to 10 a.m. for an additional fee. Regular club hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Membership is $15 a year. For more information, call (562) 945-3787, Ext. 106, or stop by the club at 7905 Greenleaf Ave. for an application form. Sheriff’s substation seeks volunteers SOUTH WHITTIER – The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is looking for volunteers to assist in the daily operations of the South Whittier substation and to participate in many programs sponsored by the department. Adults who can give a minimum of 16 hours a month to participate with the volunteer group should call (562) 903-1874 or (562)466-5455 between 9a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays or stop by the substation at 13525 Telegraph Road. `Every 15 Minutes’ event scheduled LA MIRADA – On May31 and June 1 the city is sponsoring the “Every 15 Minutes” program at La Mirada High School to encourage students to make good choices. The two-day program challenges high school juniors and seniors to think about drinking, driving, personal safety and the responsibility of making mature decisions about alcohol. For more information, call the sheriff’s La Mirada Community Station at (562) 902-2060. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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