Monday, 20 May 2024

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LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Frustrated by the lack of similar services and sensitive to the needs of clients who came to the organization seeking assistance, Habitat for Humanity Lake County initiated the Brush of Kindness Critical Home Repair Program in 2011.

The program is designed to address the health and safety repair needs of Lake County low-income households, particularly military veterans and seniors in order to keep their homes safe and affordable.

To date, the organization has assisted nearly 400 qualified households throughout Lake County.

Available repairs range from the replacement of broken windows, installation of heating and cooling systems, electrical work and plumbing repair to flooring, handicap accessibility modifications, installation of wheelchair ramps and lifts, deck and step repair and more.

Services are available to any resident who meets the income and application qualifications of the program.

If you would like to volunteer or donate to the Brush of Kindness Program, or for more information about the program, to learn if you qualify or to receive an application, visit 15312 Lakeshore Drive in Clearlake, visit the website at www.lakehabitat.org or call 707-994-1100, Extension 108.

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The inaugural Memorial Veterans Run will take place on Saturday, May 18.

Registration will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m., at the Joy Medeiros Veterans Museum, located at 857 11th St., in Lakeport. The run begins at 9:15 a.m.

After the run, the group will meet at 11 a.m. at Konocti Vista Casino to honor veterans, present patriot awards, hold a raffle and have lunch.

Requested donations at $25 per person or $35 for couples, with lunch included.

For more information call Ken at 510-508-2567 or Dave at 707-245-4736.

KELSEYVILLE, Calif. — The “Music in the Barn” fundraiser set for Saturday, May 18, will benefit the Lake County Land Trust.

The event will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Maes barn, 4900 Clark Drive in Kelseyville. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.

The featured performers will be Misner and Smith

Pre-concert refreshments including wine and finger foods will be served so
plan on getting there early.

Tickets are $50 and are available here.

All proceeds benefit Lake County Land Trust's conservation efforts.

The splash pad at Xabatin Community Park in Lakeport, California. Photo courtesy of the city of Lakeport.

LAKEPORT, Calif. — The new splash pad at Xabatin Community Park in Lakeport is officially open, offering the community a chance to cool off during the warm weather.

Remember, safety first: While having a blast, to avoid running around the pad.

Also, don’t forget to wear slip-proof footwear to prevent any slips and slides.

Let’s keep the summer smiles going, and make sure everyone enjoys the splash pad safely.

For more information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 707-263-5615, Extension 101.

KELSEYVILLE, Calif. — The Kelseyville Lions Club will hold a fundraiser pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 18, to benefit the Lake County Sheriff’s Activity League.

The breakfast will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. at Kelseyville Presbyterian Church, 5340 Third St.

The cost is $10 per person.

All proceeds will be used to support the free activities sponsored by the Lake County Sheriff’s Activities League.

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Judy Fletcher, president of Lake County Division 35 of the California Retired Teachers Association, or CalRTA, announced that the organization’s quarterly meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 14.

The luncheon meeting will be held at the Riviera Hills Restaurant located at 10200 Fairway Drive, Kelseyville.

Registration and social time commence at 9:45 a.m. The business meeting will be called to order at 10 a.m. by President Fletcher.

Current members are encouraged to bring a potential new member. Members delivering cookies to each of the Lake County Schools in recognition of the Day of the Teacher will pick up at the meeting.

Following the business meeting, members will welcome Julie McGovern, the executive director of the Mendocino College Foundation. She will describe the “Adopt a Fifth Grader” program.

Lunch will be served at noon. The menu consists of lasagna, salad, veggies, bread and dessert. The cost of lunch is $23. A “tip jar” will be available to recognize the servers. Reservations for lunch may be made by calling Lela at 707-489-1338.

All CalRTA members are invited to attend as well as recently retired teachers, family members or other interested individuals.

This is an opportunity to learn how the California Retired Teachers Association is working to protect the retirement and pensions of California teachers and to advocate for legislation improving education in California.

In addition, the Lake County Division 35 provides scholarships to students pursuing a career in education, grants to local teachers and supports education in Lake County in numerous other ways.

Additional information on Chapter 35 is available on the web at https://div35.calrta.org/.

Upcoming Calendar

21May
05.21.2024 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Board of Supervisors
21May
05.21.2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Farmers' Market at Library Park
21May
05.21.2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lakeport City Council
22May
05.22.2024 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lake Leadership Forum
25May
05.25.2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Farmers' Market at the Mercantile
27May
05.27.2024
Memorial Day
28May
05.28.2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Farmers' Market at Library Park
1Jun
06.01.2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Farmers' Market at the Mercantile

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