Long Beach residents have the chance to help children in need while having fun this weekend as ChildNet, an organization supporting at-risk youth, will host its first Family Festival Fundraiser this Sunday.
There is something extraordinarily affable about Mikey—always Mikey, never Mike—Bolts. Perhaps it is his charm or perhaps it is his talent—either way, the Long Beacher has quickly amassed millions of hits on his YouTube channel mimicking the voices of Family Guy characters set to popular tunes.
On November 20, the Long Beach Arena’s Pacific Ballroom was unveiled as a new and improved event space with $10 million in renovations. Indeed, the arena aims to attract large events from national and international interests, but it is a local non-profit organization, however, that will be the first to test the engineering, design and glamour of this new municipal space.
All too often, one would find Eric—sometimes working at Portfolio, sometimes serving mimosas at Berlin—walking and talking non-stop. And talking, in Eric’s sense, has many forms: singing, rapping, laughing, or just continually feeling the need to connect to others. Given his jovial affability, it is not hard to understand why any friend of his would be disheartened and pained to see him in a comatose-like state.
Just like any other business, nonprofit organizations have operation costs. That’s why Love in the Mirror, the nonprofit co-founded by a 6-year-old that helps provide underprivileged kids with certain childhood basics, is hosting its first-ever fundraiser.
In order to raise money for such vital services such as new dog kennels, emergency veterinary care, and cat and dog vaccinations, The Seal Beach Animal Care Center celebrated their 25th anniversary by hosting a fundraising gala at The Grand in Long Beach.