The theme this year is "Enforcing Our Borders: State Versus Federal Rights."
Contests are held on the club, zone, region, district and state-wide levels with the final winner receiving cash and scholarships totaling more than $21,000. For further information, check out the website at nhcmlionsclub.com.
You got talent?
Are you between the ages of 6 and 18? Do you play an instrument? Dance? Sing? Have any other talents?
You should be in the Search for Talent contest put on by the Exchange Club of Newport Harbor. It will take place on March 11 at the new OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. Get more info from Deane Bottorf at (949) 673-8701.
Pearl Harbor survivor to speak
A "living history" of the attack at Pearl Harbor will be presented Feb. 23 by Jack R. Hammett, a retired Navy warrant officer, Pearl Harbor survivor and former mayor of Costa Mesa. The program will begin at 11 a.m. during the monthly meeting of the Newport Beach DAR chapter (Liberty Baptist Church, 1000 Bison St., Newport Beach). If you would like to attend the presentation, e-mail the chapter at ColWmCabellChapterNSDAR@gmail.com.
For further information about membership in the DAR, please contact Karen Treaccar at ColWmCabellChapterNSDAR@gmail.com.
Informal American Legion gathering
Albert Rasch, a local attorney and member of a number of community groups, is inviting business leaders, members of the American Legion, Rotary, Scouts, church groups, the military and Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce to an informal gathering on Friday at the American Legion Hall, 15th Street in Newport Beach.