Daily Archives: October 12, 2010

Imperial Valley College will be celebrating the life of the late Mel Wendrick

Imperial Valley College will be celebrating the life of the late Mel Wendrick and his contributions to local and statewide disabled students programs during a special commemoration Oct. 18 at Imperial Valley College.
It will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Room 2734, the large lecture hall in the new IVC Science building. A reception will follow at the Mel Wendrick Access Center on the campus.
Wendrick, who died July 19 at age 80, had been residing in Pinetop, Az., since his retirement from IVC.
He was renowned in the Imperial Valley and throughout California as an expert on disabilities and as an advocate for services for people with disabilities. During his 26 years at IVC, he founded and headed IVC’s Disabled Students Programs and Services department. It was one of the first of its kind in the California Community College system .

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WOVEN has a Successful First Conference, Schedule’s Another

Betty Predmore and Stacie Chandler greet participants at Pioneers Memorial Friday evening as the two day conference was about to get started.

Women from Calexico to Salton City gathered this past Friday and Saturday at Pioneers Memorial (Brawley Ca.) in the Walker Auditorium.  These ladies were participants in the first free women’s conference hosted by the Women of Virtue Empowerment Network (WOVEN).

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