Each year Lions Clubs offer high school students a chance to compete in a speaker’s contest. The Harbor Mesa Lions Club is sponsoring Newport Harbor High student Ian McEwan in the Zone contest at the Costa Mesa Country Club on March 12 at 6:30 p.m.
The speech subject this year is “Immigration — My Solution.” The winner will compete in the April 7 district contest. The final speeches are delivered at the multiple district level, and the winner can receive more than $20,000 in scholarships.
For info, call (714) 534-3791.
“The world is filled with talented kids, and some of the most talented will be performing at the Search for Talent contest, sponsored by the Exchange Club of Newport Harbor,” according to Dean Bottorf, club member. The event will take place at the Oasis Senior Center on Friday, March 14. Bottorf wants kids between age 6 and 18 to contact him at (949) 673-8701 for entry forms, which by March 7. The performance starts at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.