Be a part of bringing Christmas to working poor families in Orange
The organization is looking for volunteers to provide
transportation, coordinate registration and crowd control, according
to executive director Dana Timmermans.
"Over the next two weeks, FISH and volunteers will also be
delivering Christmas to an additional 300 families in need,"
"Most of the gifts and food have already been donated. Now you can
join us in the fun part of getting Christmas to the families."
Volunteer families, individuals and groups are welcome to join in
the fun. Please call (949) 515-3815, Ext. *222, or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
COMPUTER CLASS A LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEA
The next session of eight-week-long computer classes sponsored by
SeniorNet will begin on Jan. 10 at the Costa Mesa Senior Center.
Designed for those 50 and older, these classes feature a
student-to-instructor ratio of two-to-one. State-of-the-art computers
are used in the two-hour-long classes each of which is held once a
The fees include access to a supervised computer lab where one can
practice or receive individual instruction.
There is special four-week class is suitable for those who can
barely spell "computer," called Computing Made Easy and at $20, it is
Introduction to computers, using Windows XP, is a basic course,
but it assumes that the student is relatively familiar with the
keyboard and the use of the mouse.
Eight other classes are available to those seniors who have some
familiarity with simple computer commands, including digital photo
editing, digital cameras, scanners, e-mail, Quicken and Print Shop.
The fee for each eight-week class is $65 for members of the Costa
Mesa Senior Center and $75 for nonmembers. Membership in SeniorNet is
also required at $40 a year.
Signups are now being accepted at the Costa Mesa Senior Center
(19th Street and Pomona Avenue). Call (949) 645-2354 for more
READING BY NINE TIME
During the past four years, Daily Pilot readers and the Rotary
Clubs of Newport-Balboa, Newport Irvine and Newport Beach Sunrise
efforts have delivered more than 20,000 books in support of the Los