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May 24, 2000
Marriott Hotels, Resorts and Suites will celebrate the grand opening of its Newport Coast Villas by hosting a "Friend-raiser" event at 5:30 tonight at the resort, 23000 Newport Coast Drive in Newport Coast. The newest Marriott facility spans 75 coastal acres. Construction began early last year on the 700 time-share units and was recently completed, said Marriott's Debra Leach. Guest speakers at the benefit will include Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona and Marcos Sanchez, the Boys & Girls Club's Youth of the Year.
November 24, 2003
GETTING INVOLVED runs periodically in the Daily Pilot on a rotating basis. For information on adding your organization to this list, call (949) 574-4298. BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA INC. Volunteer opportunities for the Orange County Council include fund-raising, program development and training to existing troops and packs. (714) 546-4990. BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF NEWPORT-MESA The three area clubs need volunteer coaches and arts and crafts workshop teachers.
April 16, 2005
The annual Orange County North-South high school boys and girls all-star basketball games will feature four Newport-Mesa area athletes tonight at Orange Coast College. Estancia High's Carlos Pinto and Newport Harbor's Taylor Young will participate for the South squad in the 40th annual boys game, while Newport's Vanessa Miller and Sage Hill's Katie Puishys have been selected to the girls South team. The games, which pit the top graduating seniors in Orange County, will tip off with the girls at 6 p.m. and the boys will follow at 8. There will also be two games featuring the top eighth graders, with girls starting at 3 p.m. and the boys at 4:30.
By: | September 23, 2005
Five named National Merit Scholars Approximately 16,000 semifinalists were named in the 51st annual National Merit Scholarship Program, including Laguna Beach High School students Jamie Hancock, Rachael Marcus, Coleman Moore, Piper Mount and Kevin Tran. Marine Mammal Kid's Club starts Pacific Marine Mammal Center will launch its annual after-school Kid's Club program starting today from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The club meets one Friday a month at the marine mammal facility, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road.
By: | September 16, 2005
Boys' basketball back at Boys & Girls Club Registration currently is open at the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach for the kindergarten through eighth-grade boys' basketball league. Interested youngsters can register in person at the clubs' main branch, which is located at 1085 Laguna Canyon Road. No mail-in registrations will be accepted. Practices begin in November, and the regular season starts in December. All participants must be members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Laguna Beach.
By Hannah Fry | February 19, 2014
The Boys & Girls Club of the Harbor Area, which serves Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and Irvine, launched its annual fundraising campaign Tuesday with the goal of raising $110,000 in the next six weeks. The campaign, "It Just Takes One," received its first donation - a $70,000 matching gift - from Newport Beach philanthropist David Pyle, according to a news release. Pyle is the founder and chief executive of American Career College and the executive chairman of the board of West Coast University.
By Alicia Lopez, Special to the Daily Pilot | June 19, 2012
The Boys & Girls Club of the Harbor Area has been awarded a $10,000 start-up grant from the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation. The money will go toward Triple Play, a program to help children exercise, eat healthier foods and feel better about themselves by engaging in healthy relationships. The Boys & Girls Club of America and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched the program in 2005 to combat childhood obesity. According to the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation, the rate of children with obesity has nearly tripled since 1980.
By Lauren Williams and Joseph Serna | June 15, 2012
A 9-year-old boy who collapsed at the Boys & Girls Club of the Harbor Area has died, Costa Mesa firefighters said Friday. Myles Thames fell to the ground at 4:30 p.m. Thursday while shooting hoops on the club's basketball court, according to Battalion Chief Fred Seguin. An autopsy performed Friday morning determined that Myles suffered a cardiac arrest as a result of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a thickening of the heart that makes it more difficult to pump blood, coroner officials said.
By Jim de Boom | August 2, 2011
The Kiwanis Club of Costa Mesa joins sponsors Hoag Hospital, South Coast Plaza, Union Bank, the Costa Mesa Community Foundation, Office Depot, Sears, the OCC Foundation and attorney Gregory Bartone in supporting the Boys & Girls Club of the Harbor Area to annually fund and support Kelly's Closet. According to project advisor Jeff Dimsdale, the Boys & Girls Club chapter selects 24 children, who will be paired with the Costa Mesa High or Estancia High Key Club, or an Orange Coast College Circle K mentor.
By Joanna Clay, | August 20, 2010
Need to toss old laptops or dated cell phones? The Boys & Girls Club in Costa Mesa is recycling used electronic equipment to raise money. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, residents can drop off their unwanted electronics, such as TVs, monitors, video game systems, printers or fax machines at the clubhouse. Batteries, light bulbs and appliances will not be accepted. Electronic Waste Recycling, or eWaste, is hosting the event for the Boys & Girls Club and thinks it is important for people to come out and support the nonprofit's fundraising efforts.
By Michael Miller | April 26, 2008
COSTA MESA — Dan Monahan knows that when kids reach a certain age, they prefer not to be referred to as boys and girls. But that isn’t stopping the youth leader from creating a space for teens at the Boys & Girls Club. Monahan, the executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Harbor Area, watched proudly Saturday morning as crews from DPR Construction installed new paint, walls and flooring in the aged building on Tustin Avenue. DPR renovates a different venue every year for free.
April 17, 2008
Seven Newport-Mesa area basketball players, along with Corona del Mar High boys’ coach Ryan Schachter and Sage Hill girls’ coach Lou Silverman, have been chosen for the 43rd annual Kiwanis/PlyoCity Orange County All-Star festivities, scheduled for April 26 at Ocean View High. CdM senior Stefan Kaluz and junior Joe Eberhard, along with Newport Harbor senior Kyle Caldwell, will represent the South in the boys’ big schools game scheduled for 8:15 p.m. Schachter will coach the team.
By Daniel Tedford | February 16, 2008
The future site for the Orange County Outdoor Education Center doesn’t look like much. There are a few areas that have been graded in preparation for construction, water and gas pipes sprout from the ground, and the only major construction are the two mine shafts that are being built. But when you talk to Michael Harrison, his enthusiasm can make you see the future center already. The center’s plans include an aquatics center with Olympic-sized swimming pool, an astronomy camp, a ranch camp and other activity centers.
December 10, 2007
Posted on the back wall of the Westside Branch of the Boys & Girls Club at Rea Elementary School are lists of names of about 180 students with homework scores that could reap Christmas presents. If there are any presents to give. Volunteers at the organization are trying to gather gifts to provide for the children and their families before the annual Dec. 15 gift event. Branch director Steve Lampron said gifts usually come at the last minute, but the slumping economy has caused concerns.
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