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July 24, 2004
GETTING INVOLVED runs periodically in the Daily Pilot on a rotating basis. For information about adding your organization to this list, call (949) 574-4298. ENVIRONMENTAL NATURE CENTER The Environmental Nature Center provides quality education through hands-on experience with nature in a 3.5-acre outdoor classroom. Adult volunteer trail guides are needed in the afternoon during the week to lead children's tours in the Center. Several other volunteer opportunities are also available.
NEWS
January 31, 2002
Newport Beach activist Pat Cox was honored last week for 25 years of service to and support of Planned Parenthood. A luncheon held at the Center Club in Costa Mesa attracted a full house of some 100 Newport-Mesa residents who are committed to funding support for comprehensive reproductive health education for young people. The event featured a photo retrospective of a local wing of Planned Parenthood known as Friends For. Longtime patrons honored included Molly Lyon and Sandy Wright, in addition to Cox. Kim Custer, spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties, said, "Last year, funding provided by Friends For members helped Planned Parenthood's health education department provide prevention education and reproductive health care awareness outreach to over 9,000 people in the Orange County community."
NEWS
March 24, 2002
Deirdre Newman Trying to weave through the byzantine bureaucracy of community services can be daunting for anyone. For immigrants who don't speak English, it can be even more intimidating. In Costa Mesa, however, there is a place for families to turn in times of need. Families Costa Mesa, established in 1996, is a team of community-based organizations that joined forces to serve low-income families. "We give [families] the power so they learn what the system is and do some hand-holding so they're strong enough to learn," Director Leda Albright said.
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By Brianna Bailey and Alan Blank | March 11, 2009
Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach could have to step up security at his Santa Ana office after receiving angry e-mails about his recent efforts to suspend a $300,000 payment to Planned Parenthood for health education, he said Wednesday. “I’m getting plenty of e-mails and phone calls,” Moorlach said Wednesday. “The vast majority were from people opposed to Planned Parenthood and I’ve gotten somewhat harsher responses from people who support Planned Parenthood.
NEWS
November 1, 2000
Marilyn M. Dickson, a public health nurse for 30 years and director of Orange Coast College's student health service for five years, has been named a fellow of the American College Health Assn., headquartered in Baltimore. Prior to coming to OCC, Dickson served 20 years as the director of student health services at Golden West College, OCC's sister institution. The Denver native earned bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Colorado and received a nurse practitioner's license from Brigham Young University.
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By Brianna Bailey and Alan Blank | March 11, 2009
Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach could have to step up security at his Santa Ana office after receiving angry e-mails about his recent efforts to suspend a $300,000 payment to Planned Parenthood for health education, he said Wednesday. “I’m getting plenty of e-mails and phone calls,” Moorlach said Wednesday. “The vast majority were from people opposed to Planned Parenthood and I’ve gotten somewhat harsher responses from people who support Planned Parenthood.
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GETTING INVOLVED runs periodically in the Daily Pilot on a rotating basis. For information about adding your organization to this list, call (714) 966-4600. ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF NEWPORT-MESA Volunteers seeking to define a sense of purpose, realize personal development and make connections with like-minded women are welcome. A variety of volunteer skills are needed on a daily basis at the league's dental clinic, thrift shop and consignment store.
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