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Around town

January 09, 2002

Seniors and low-income families in the Costa Mesa-Newport Beach area

can obtain free USDA surplus food from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second

Friday of each month in the rear parking lot at the Church of Christ, 740

W. Wilson St., Costa Mesa. Picture identification is required. (949)


Hoag Cancer Center will host a lecture series on the Modern Management

of Brain Tumors at 7:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at Hoag


Cancer Center Auditorium, 4000 Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach.

Free. (949) 574-6232.

The Thursday Morning Club presents an entertainment luncheon the

second Thursday of each month at Balboa Bay Club, 1221 W. Coast Highway,

Newport Beach. Other activities include golf and bridge. Free newsletter

available. (714) 546-2244.

A support group for women with gynecologic cancer meets from 9:30 to

11 a.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Hoag Cancer

Center, 4000 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach. Free. (949) 722-6237.

Mesa Emergency Service Amateur Communication offers the opportunity

for ham radio operators to participate in Costa Mesa's Radio Amateur

Civil Emergency Service organization. Weekly nets are held at 7:20 p.m.

on 147.060 MHz. Monthly meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth

Wednesday of each month at the Costa Mesa Police Department. (714)


Oasis Senior Center offers a counselor to assist with questions about

Medicare, HMOs and supplemental and long-term care insurance. Call to

make an appointment. (949) 644-3244.

Incest Anonymous, for female victims of sexual abuse and rape, their

friends and their relatives, meets from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 760

Victoria St., Costa Mesa. Free. (949) 859-3918.

The Jaycees, affiliated with the Chamber of Commerce, are

professionals between 21 and 39 who get together for community service,

business networking and socializing. Meetings are held the second and

fourth Thursdays of each month. (949) 451-2178.

The Cerebral Palsy Foundation will start a new chapter in the area.

The foundation will offer financial and emotional support and other free

services to families who have children affected by cerebral palsy. (800)


Oasis Senior Center has a comprehensive medical library that can be

used to research any medical question. (949) 644-3244.

Michael Harms, a Corona del Mar attorney and certified public

accountant, will present a free one-hour consultation on living trusts at

your home or his office, 2660 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar. (949)


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