Newport Harbor High School Teen Cancer Crushers are holding a fundraiser in support of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society at Moxi3 Fitness in Costa Mesa. The event takes place on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. when a spin and a strength class are offered.
The Spin class is $ 75 and the strength class is $ 50. The teenagers planning the fundraiser chose an 80s theme for the event and encouraged attendees to dress for the occasion. Drinks are served.
Moxi3 Fitness is located at 126 Rochester, Costa Mesa. To reserve a spot at the fundraiser, visit moxie3.com and click the “Buy” tab.
Flying Miz Daisy’s outdoor vintage market is back at the OC exhibition center
Antiques and vintage enthusiasts rejoice – Flying Miz Daisy’s outdoor vintage market has returned to the OC exhibition center in Costa Mesa. From 1pm to 4pm on March 13, shoppers can browse a collection of vintage and unusual merchandise and speak to exhibitors.
Items have been curated, collected, and restored for a market designed to provide a social experience.
Admission is free. $ 10 parking spaces are payable by credit card only. Visitors are asked to enter through Gate 8.
Bromeliad Show on sale at Sherman Library & Gardens March 27-28
A variety of bromeliad specialties, the wonders of the neo-tropics, will be showcased during the weekend-long Bromeliad Show at Sherman Library & Gardens in Newport Beach on March 27th and 28th. Members of the Saddleback Valley Bromeliad Society will be in attendance to answer questions about the care and culture of the plants, which are also available for purchase.
On Saturday at 11:30 am, visitors can tour the garden’s collection with Sherman horticulturist Joel Friesen, the garden’s “bromeliad whisperer”, who highlights some of the more eccentric members of the species and shares tips on growing bromeliads. The tour is free, but advance booking is required. Social distancing and wearing masks are mandatory.
On both Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 p.m., hear Saddleback Valley Bromeliad Society President Cristy Brenner talk about a variety of plants and give tips on growing pots, trees and rock gardens. Participants learn about repotting, separating pips, and assembling tillandsias (air plants) and other epiphytic bromeliads.
Entry to the show is free with a $ 5 garden entry fee per person.
The Sherman Library & Gardens is located at 2647 East Coast Hwy in Corona del Mar. For more information, visit thesherman.org or call (949) 673-2261.
Deloitte Appoints Newport Beach Man as Managing Partner of Orange County
Deloitte has named Newport Beach-based Marshall Solomon as managing partner of Orange County to lead the company’s business development and strategy execution in the marketplace. Solomon succeeds partner Tim Brandt, who is retiring after 30 years with the company and four years as managing partner in Orange County.
“I am honored to have been asked to serve,” said Solomon of his appointment on February 24th. “It has been a privilege to have worked closely with Tim under his leadership and I look forward to building on his legacy, running our office and providing quality service to our customers.”
Solomon will bring his 25 years of experience overseeing local multidisciplinary practice to drive customer and business growth.
Solomon is a board member and treasure of Big Canyon Country Club and an active supporter of local charities such as the Newport Harbor Educational Foundation and Share Our Selves in Costa Mesa. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs.
Garrett Herbert, regional leader for Deloitte LLP West, said in a statement that he believes Solomon will make significant contributions to the practice in Orange County.
“His extensive experience, leadership skills and community involvement will position him as a managing partner,” said Garrett. “I wish him continued success.”
Laguna Beach for public submissions to find city managers
The Laguna Beach City Council invites the public to share their views on the properties they believe the city’s next governor should possess.
There will be three virtual listening sessions open to the public. The sessions will be hosted by Bob Murray and Associates, the recruitment company the city hired to find candidates for the position.
Below is the schedule for the three listening sessions.
Saturday, March 6th: 10-11 a.m. at lagunabeachcity.zoom.us/j/97545461467
Thursday, March 11th, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at lagunabeachcity.zoom.us/j/94968456127
Tuesday, March 16, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at lagunabeachcity.zoom.us/j/95174625549
An online survey was also made available to the public to provide feedback on the search for city administrators. Questions for the survey address issues such as what the public thinks are the top issues and priorities in the city, and what experience a candidate for top city leadership should have.
The current city administrator, John Pietig, has announced that he will be retiring. The council will receive the comments submitted by the public and a decision on the next city manager is expected in May.
The annual Laguna Greenbelt meeting takes place on March 11th
The environmental group Laguna Greenbelt will have its annual meeting practically this year on March 11th. The meeting will take place from 7 p.m. on Zoom and is free and open to the public. However, those interested must register at wildlifecorridor.org. Space is limited.
Organizers said this year’s meeting will include a presentation of a virtual tour of the Irvine-Laguna Wildlife Corridor and updates on other topics affecting the organization.
West Coast VCA Veterinary Facility in Fountain Valley wins hospital design competition
Fountain Valley’s VCA West Coast Specialty Animal Hospital was recently named Hospital of the Year by industry multimedia platform dvm360 and will be recognized at a conference in Kansas City, Missouri this summer.
The Hospital Design Competition honors attractive, efficient and customer-friendly veterinary clinics nationwide. The VCA award was given to facilities larger than 8,000 square meters.
Mike Hennessy Jr., president and general manager of dvm360’s parent company MJH Life Sciences, said the winners’ website designs stand out among entrants, calling them “creative” and “innovative”.
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