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first_imgSANTA FE SPRINGS — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3752, 11912 Rivera Road, will hold a fund-raising dinner — beef stroganoff — from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday. Karaoke will follow. The cost is $4.95 per person. For more information, call (562) 698-9059. Beverly Hospital offering classes on diabetes AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week MONTEBELLO — Beverly Hospital will hold free diabetes-education classes throughout November. “Preventing Diabetes,” will be presented from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday at the hospital’s Diabetes Center, 309 W. Beverly Blvd. “Diabetes and Complications” will be presented from 2 to 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Diabetes Center; “Food For Thought For Seniors” will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon Nov. 17 at the Wilkinson Senior Resource Center, 2019 Whittier Blvd; and “Self Care Tips” will be presented at 3 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Diabetes Center. Classes will be conducted in English and Spanish. For reservations and more information, call (323) 725-5033. Business, health conference set for Tuesday PICO RIVERA — The Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce will hold its third annual fall Business and Health Expo from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Hilary Parish Hall, 5465 Citronell Ave. Free blood-pressure checks, reflexology and flu shots will be provided. The Pico Rivera Lions Club’s eye mobile will test for glaucoma. In addition, a salsa-tasting contest is open to all Pico Rivera residents. Interested contestants should contact the chamber. For more information, call (562) 949-2473. Community services seeking recreation specialist WHITTIER — Whittier’s Community Services Department is seeking outgoing, creative candidates for the position of recreation specialist. The job requires supervising children 7 to 14 years old at after-school recreation sites and planning day-to-day activities at the sites. Applications can be picked up at the Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave. For more information, call (562) 464-3438. Faith groups to hold forum on farmworkers WHITTIER — Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE), along with the Whittier Interfaith Council, will present a forum in support of farmworkers at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at the St. Matthais Episcopal Church, 7056 Washington Ave. Attendees will learn how to become involved in helping farmworkers gain legal rights through congressional proposals such as AgJOBS, a bipartisan bill to help agricultural workers achieve U.S. citizenship. For more information, call (213) 481-3740. Whittier Library group to hold book sale WHITTIER — Friends of the Whittier Public Library will hold its semi-annual book sale from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at the group’s bookstore, 6703 Comstock Ave. Members of Friends of the Whittier Public Library will get to shop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Money raised from the sale will be used to purchase equipment and underwrite library programs for children and adults. Last year, the organization donated $75,000 to the library. For more information, call (562) 464-3452. L.A. County campaign to help with citizenship WHITTIER — The Los Angeles County Citizenship Assistance Campaign will offer assistance to people interested in applying for U.S. citizenship or renewing their residency cards from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Los Nietos Community and Senior Service Center, 11640 E. Slauson Ave. For more information, call (562) 699-9898. Ninth annual art show set for Friday DOWNEY — Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, 7601 E. Imperial Highway, will present the ninth annual “Art of Rancho Show” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, featuring the art of more than 40 former patients, mouth-stick paintings, demonstrations and a chance to meet the artists. The event is open to the public. For more information, call (562) 401-7651. — From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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