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Will you be there? Mark your calendars for March 28th from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm, at the Mission Viejo City Hall.
Don’t miss this golden opportunity to visit with Mission Viejo City Officials as we enjoy the Reception & Tour of City Hall and various departments.
This is a great occasion to get to know (on a more personal level) your elected officials and their staff. These are the hard-working folks that have the City’s best interests at heart and your businesses!
The City will also be serving delicious food and beverages provided by Mission Viejo Chamber member, Sol Agave Restaurant. Come enjoy the Mahi Fish and Carnitas tacos and more!
Here are a few other items of interest to learn more about:
To help us better prepare for this event, please RSVP/Register for this event by clicking on the following link: http://mvcc.chamberofcommerce.me/Calendar/moreinfo.php?eventid=319587
We look forward to seeing all of you there for an evening of fun and mingling with our City Officials and their staff - and remember to invite a guest!
Mission Viejo Chamber members, Ron & Donna Stoffel, of Heightened Health, proudly supported the "Oso Fit 5k Fun Run & Community Health Fair". So awesome!
We also sincerely thank all those Chamber members who selflessly volunteered their efforts for this special City event.
Special kudos to Chamber Board member, Michael Leonard, Owner and CEO of Compunet Technologies, Inc., who coordinated this event on behalf of the Chamber. #MissionViejo #mvchamber #missionviejochamber #OsoFit #volunteerspirit #ronanddonnaareawesome
Learn about Naloxone, also known as Narcan, the drug-reversing agent for opioid overdoses during the next City of Mission Viejo Drug Prevention Coalition meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center.
Pharmacist Elaine Nguyen, chair of the Orange County Pharmacists Association and assistant professor at American University of Health Services, will discuss when and how to use this drug to save a life along with what drugs are classified as opioids and the signs and symptoms to look for if your teenager is overdosing.
People who attend this presentation and training will receive a Naloxone kit.
Coalition meetings are open to folks interested in learning about area drug trends, community resources addressing drug use and prevention, and understanding best practices to support a drug-free Mission Viejo.
With the goal of preventing drug addiction and dependency in Mission Viejo, the City has partnered with local support groups including Solace of Orange County and the Orange County Health Care Agency.
For more information, contact Leslie McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org. #mvchamber #missionviejochamber #missionviejo #fightagainstdrugs #protectouryouths
Senator Pat Bates and Assemblyman Bill Brough are gearing up to host the 2019 South Orange County Senior Day on Friday, April 5 at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way.
The free event begins at 8:00 a.m. and features a program on senior scams with tools to protect seniors against fraud. Breakout sessions, presented by Doctors from MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center and UCI Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse/Neglect, will cover quality continuity of care and aging with dignity. There will be a host of free medical screenings sponsored by UCI School of Nursing and a variety of informative resource booths.
All are welcome but space is limited so guests are asked to register in advance at http://seniordayoc.com or by calling 949-598-5850 or 949-347-7301. #mvchamber #missionviejochamber #missionviejo #seniorsrock
The Mission Viejo Community of Character Committee is hosting a special "John Wooden's Pyramid of Success" presentation from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 16 in the Capistrano Valley High School mall.
This FREE program provides a simple, yet powerful guide to help our youth become strong leaders – a quality sought by colleges and many businesses. Participants will learn skills to help them throughout high school, college and in their professional and personal lives. Craig Impelman, the grandson-in-law of the late legendary Coach John Wooden, will lead the workshop. (Learn more at www.woodencourse.com.)
The Committee recommends this program for students in middle school and high school; however, parents, teachers and community members are also welcome.
To RSVP, contact Character Committee Chairman Ron Yee at email@example.com by March 4. #mvchamber #missionviejochamber #missionviejo #johnwooden
Open Level Pickleball Round-Robin Social – 7 Games - Saturday, March 16th
Join our third Open Level Round-Robin Social at the Felipe Tennis and Recreation Center, 27161 Nogal, for our 7-game format. In true round-robin fashion, players will play with and against all division participants, changing partners after each game. Whoever scores the most points over seven games, wins the division title.
Divisions are open to both men and women, so players can play with and against members of the opposite sex. Medals are awarded for first, second and third place. Entry includes lunch. Cost is $25 per player.
Register online today by clicking the corresponding division link below or call 949-859-4348, extension 5722. If your division fills up, join the waitlist.
Check-in: 8 a.m. | Start time 8:30 a.m.
Check-in: 11 a.m. | Start time 11:30 a.m.
#mvchamber #missionviejochamber #missionviejo #playpickleball #fastest-growingsportinamerica
MV Chamber member, Mount of Olives Church, will host the above event.
Residents are invited to a wonderful and unique performance by the African Children's Choir on Tuesday, February 19 at Mount of Olives Church in Mission Viejo. The performance begins at 6:30 p.m. at 24772 Chrisanta Drive.
The African Children’s choir melts the hearts of audiences worldwide with charming smiles, angelic voices and lively African songs and dances. The program features well-loved children's songs, traditional spirituals and gospel favorites.
The African Children's Choir has performed before presidents, heads of state and most recently the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, for her diamond jubilee. The choir has also sung alongside artists like Paul McCartney, Annie Lennox, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey, Michael W. Smith and others.
The choir is a nonprofit humanitarian and relief organization dedicated to helping Africa's most vulnerable children today, so they can help Africa tomorrow. Performances support education, care and relief and development.
Tickets are not required but donations are appreciated.
For more information, visit www.africanchildrenschoir.com.
The City of Mission Viejo is teaming up with the Saddleback Valley Unified School District and Mission Viejo High School to host the South County Open Track Meet on March 9.
This track meet is open to any South Orange County athlete to participate in up to three of their favorite track or field events. Youth of all abilities are invited to compete in the recreational multi-event competition, which is also a qualifier for the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation – Orange County Track Meet in May. Money raised from this track meet will be donated to the Mission Viejo Track Team for future athletes.
To register, visit https://cityofmissionviejo.org/SouthOCTrackMeet. Online registration is available through March 7. After that, registration takes place on the day of the event.
For more information, call 949-470-8493.