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Tuesday, April 18, 2006
Old Game, Gets New Name, and becomes: The New Game in Town
The newly renovated state-of-the-art Fred Kelly Stadium will host the long-time community Dash for Dare as the newly minted Foundation Games: Jr. Track and Field Championships on Saturday April 29, 2006. The inaugural event is through the efforts of the Community Foundation of Orange and is expected to draw over 2000 student athletes in 1st- 8th grades from public, private and parochial schools throughout the Greater Orange Communities. In the spirit of full-inclusiveness, children with special needs will compete in the 50 meter “Race of the Angels”.
Winning students will qualify for the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation Orange County Track and Field Meet on May 7th. The Foundation Games event will be managed by the Cal Heat Track Club. Participant fees are $7.00 with scholarships available and no charge to Race for the Angels participants. Any net proceeds will be distributed to the Community Foundation of Orange charities. To make the event a successful community event, the Community Foundation of Orange will be publicly recognizing business and community sponsors of the Foundation Games.
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Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation CLICK ON: http://www.scmaf.org/exec/scmaf/SCMAF_Orange_County.cfm?publicationID=40
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MORE FRED KELLY WEEKEND ACTION….
On Sunday, April 30th, the Orange Junior Soccer Club celebrates the opening of its 40th Anniversary at Fred Kelly Stadium. Registration for the fall 2006 soccer season will take place in conjunction with a multitude of activities. All the activities are free including the 1:00 p.m. exhibition soccer game between the UCI Women’s Anteater team and the Ajax American Women’s team. Other activities starting at 11:00 a.m. include: the Santiago Canyon College soccer clinic; Elk’s Club Soccer Skills Challenge; a Referee Dunk Tank; and an arena for 4v4 pick-up games.
For more information about the Orange Junior Soccer Club’s 40th Anniversary CLICK ON: http://www.ojsc.org/cgi-bin/datacgi/database.cgi?file=Pages&report=rptShowPage&Page=40thAnniv
ORANGE CHAMBER SEEKS EXHIBTORS FOR BUSINESS EXPO
The Orange Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau is seeking sponsors and exhibitors for it’s successful annual Business Expo, May 18, 2006 held at the Doubletree Hotel at the Block at Orange destination shopping mall located in the heart of Orange County’s Central Metro Area. Business Expo participants not only feature their products, but can make business and professional contacts at one of Orange County’s premier local business showcases. In addition to exhibitors, the Chamber is seeking sponsors and presenting sponsors.
For more information on the Business Expo telephone or email Diana Gentry:
(714) 538-3581 or email email@example.com
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KOCE Features OUSD Music Maker and Godley Apology
KOCE TV featured a report this month on the Orange Unified School District’s elementary music budget crisis. KOCE’s Real Orange local affairs program reporter David Nazar interviewed OUSD parent and Music Matters Committee organizer Angel La Marca, OUSD parent Eric Smith, and OUSD Superintendent Thomas Godley about OUSD’s music issues. The program aired April 12 and 13th.
In the KOCE interview Godley apologizes for his miscommunication. Godley states “I would like to first apologize that I was not as clear as I intended to be at the board meeting”.
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