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  • Friday, February 23, 2007

     

    Metro TALK

    Friendly Center Expands

    2007 Steve Ambriz Legacy Golf Tournament
    set for April 23rd


    Orange Attorney Represents Brent Bailey


    Friendly Center Expands
    Orange’s own Friendly Center is a non-profit community resource center that provides emergency services for families in crisis, ongoing support to help community members become self-sustaining, and academic tutoring for children and youth. Originally built on North Cypress Street on land donated by the late J. F. Lewis, the Cornerstone Laying Ceremony was held on April 8, 1924. Since that time the Friendly Center has moved, and expanded programs to include numerous community services that have included: education programs, housing programs, counseling services, senior citizen services; health service; legal services; language services; citizenship classes and much, much more. And now, the Friendly Center is expanding into two centers.

    The Friendly Center North will have its grand opening on February 26th, 2007. The new center will be located at 1820 E. Meats, Orange. For more information Contact Cathy Seelig, Executive Director at 714-771-5300 or email her at cathy.friendly@sbcglobal.net .

    The Friendly Center is funded by individuals, grants, businesses, churches and the Orange County United Way. Friendly Center also depends on fundraising. The Friendly Center’s 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will take place at the Alta Vista Country Club in Placentia on Monday, April 30, 2007. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. A no-host cocktail hour begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner, awards presentation and an auction. The entry fee of $175 includes dinner. For those wishing to attend only the evening event, there is a $30 charge for dinner.
    Phone: (714) 771-5300
    Fax: (714) 771-7627
    E-Mail: cathy.friendly@sbcglobal.net

    Information Links (CLICK ON blue links):
    Alta Vista Country Club: http://www.altavistacc.com/view.asp?id=125&page=1910

    Friendly Center: http://www.friendlycenter.org/news.html

    2007 Steve Ambriz Legacy Golf Tournament
    set for April 23rd

    Postponed from last year, the Steve Ambriz Golf Tournament has been rescheduled for April 23rd, 2007 at the Alta Vista Country Club in Placentia. The money raised by the golf tournament raised will build the Steve Ambriz Storytime Room in the newly expanded Orange Main Library and History Center, scheduled to open in April 2007.

    The Tournament will include numerous ways for people to get involved other than playing golf. The "Library Books for Kids" Helicopter Golf Ball drop will feature numbered purchased golf balls dropped from KIIS-FM's hovering Pepsi Jet Ranger by radio personality Chuck Street. The Golf Ball Drop will take place at approximately 5:00pm the day of the Golf Tournament at the Alta Vista Country Club (see link below). Cash prizes will be awarded for "Hole in One" ($10,000), "Closest to the Pin" ($1,000) and "Furthest from the Pen" ($1,000). Other prizes will be awarded as well. To purchase balls for the ball drop, contact the Orange Public Library Foundation at 714-288-2404. Balls must be purchased prior to the Steve Ambriz Legacy Tournament.

    Major tournament sponsors include the R.J. Noble Company, the Orange Library Foundation, Selman Chevrolet, Katella Grill and Angels Baseball Foundation. Selman Chevrolet will donate a car, truck or SUV as a Hole-in-One prize. Katella Grill is donating all the boxed lunches for the golfers, and the Angels Baseball Foundation is providing additional underwriting where it is needed most.

    Tournament registration and warm-up begin at 9:00am on April 23rd, 2007 with a shotgun start at 11:00am. The golf package includes green fees, golf cart, range balls, on-course lunch, and chicken and steak BBQ dinner at the Awards Banquet at the end of the day. Golf and dinner packages are $800 per foursome and $200 per individual golfer. The Dinner/Awards Banquet only option is $50 per person.

    To register as a golfer, a volunteer, or donate to the event, please contact 714-288-2404 or email Mzembower@socal.rr.com. To purchase balls for the ball drop, contact the Orange Public Library Foundation at 714-288-2404. The City of Orange Public Library Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization.

    Information Links (CLICK ON blue links):
    Steve Ambriz Memorial Website:| http://www.steveambriz.org/

    Alta Vista Country Club http://www.altavistacc.com/view.asp?id=125&page=1910

    2007 Steve Ambriz Legacy Golf Tournament Information:
    http://www.cityoforange.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=505

    Orange Council Member Jon Dumitru’s Blog Report on 2006 Poker Tournament:
    http://jdaroundorange.blogspot.com/2006/07/cheese-burger-in-poker-paradise.html


    Orange Council Member Jon Dumitru’s Blog Report on Sara Lynn Wards court plea:
    http://jdaroundorange.blogspot.com/2006/07/sara-ward-i-am-not-guilty.html

    Orange Attorney Represents Brent Bailey in Lewd Charge
    Orange Attorney Andrew Lloyd is representing former El Modena H.S.Principal Brent Bailey in the alleged lewd conduct charge against him. Lloyd received his law degree from Western State University in 1977 and has served as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Orange County Superior Court since 1989.

    Lloyd’s website states:

    Andrew Lloyd's emphasis is in sex crimes, juvenile offenses, and domestic violence, and teaches seminars to other attorneys throughout California.

    Among his many specialties, Lloyd lists: Sex Crimes Lewd and Lascivious Conduct; Indecent Exposure; Unlawful Sexual Intercourse; Statutory Rape; Molestation; Soliciting Prostitution; Child Pornography; Internet Sex Crimes.

    To view Lloyd’s website, CLICK ON: http://www.andrewlloyd.org/

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