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Archive for April 24th, 2015

We’ll meet on the Shopping Center side of the Villa Park High School wall, which is near the Villa Park Animal Clinic at 7:00 a.m. The address of the animal clinic is 17859 Santiago Blvd. Villa Park, 92861.  We will be running along the Santiago Creek Trail, which is an out-and-back run.  You can run up to 10 miles or turn around at any point to shorten your run.

Directions to our meeting location:  From the intersection of the 55 FWY.  and Katella Ave.  Head east on Katella Ave. (which turns into Villa Park Road).  You go only about half a mile east and you get to Wanda Road.  You go north on Wanda Road (make a left turn).  You go on Wanda Road for half a mile and you get to Santiago Blvd.  At the intersection of Wanda Road and Santiago Blvd, you make a right turn (and are heading east).  You drive 0.1 miles.  You will see the Ralph’s shopping center on your left (north side of the street).  Then you will see a Bank of America.  Turn left (north) and go between the Bank of America and the wall (the Villa Park High School wall).  You drive half way into the shopping center.

Congrats RICK!!!  Last Saturday, Rick ran a local 5K race, which was a fundraiser for a local elementary school.  He said he had a lot of fun running this…and he placed 1st in the 60+ division! This was the first race that Rick has participated in since the Chino Hills Trail 1/2 marathon last year.  

Happy Birthday JULIE A!!!  Julie celebrates her birthday on Saturday.  Have a great day!

Happy Running SANDI and JUAN!!!  They will be running the San Luis Obispo Half Marathon on Sunday.  The course sounds fantastic…a journey through a small classic CA college town, thru a 19th century downtown, past historic neighborhoods, a CA Mission, a Frank Lloyd Wright building and Chinese Garden, out into Edna Valley wine country in the shadow of Morros and farmland and a downhill finish at the iconic Madonna Inn.   

Fullerton Family Fair and Charity Auction (May 2, 2015): Corrin is a member of the MOMS Club of Fullerton and her organization is hosting the Second Annual Family Fair and Charity Auction to be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fullerton Union High School parking lot on Lemon St.  This event will feature demonstrations by local performers, music, food trucks and kids’ crafts.  Vendor booths will include makers of handmade goods, educators and other resources for families.  The silent auction will offer opportunities to bid on tickets to Disneyland, Discovery Cube, Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center, Brea Improv and Hownblower Cruises among many other fantastic prizes. 

Proceeds from the event will benefit two local community nonprofits.  Fullerton Cares raises money, awareness and acceptance for autism in the Fullerton community, primarily benefiting the autism and special needs programs in the Fullerton School District.  Pathways of Hope is celebrating its 40th year effecting positive change in the lives of families affected by hunger and homelessness, from housing options to outreach and prevention services to community leadership.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1575064469389024/

Push Ups for Charity & 5K Fun Run/Walk (May 9, 2015):  Christina will be running this 5K…which the Irvine Police Department is hosting.  All monies collected go directly to military veterans through the Boot Campaign, a nationwide non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for military veterans.

To register for the 5K:

https://www.crowdrise.com/registration/event_options/5749?fundraiser=264532

To donate to the Irvine Police Department participants:

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