Daily Archives: August 16, 2011

Successful Imperial Valley Women’s Expo at the Mall


Ventanilla de Salud, participants and staff, want to say thank you to all the agencies that made the 1st Imperial Valley Women’s Expo a successful event. Ventanilla de Salud helps people to get access to medical services in Imperial Valley and is located at the Mexican Consulate in Calexico, is operated by health promoters of the fiscal agency Neighborhood House of Calexico, Inc. The Mexican Consulate in collaboration with El Centro Regional Medical Center, Neighborhood House and Ventanilla de Salud celebrated women’s health with a Women’s expo that had the participation of 29 agencies that share important information regarding health care services in Imperial Valley. There were more than 2000 people that enjoy 80 children paints in exhibition from Mexico with the theme “This is my Mexico”, exhibition of Mexican art, two singers of Mexican music, a Zumba performance, food, music, and raffles.

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Vargas Introduces Imperial Valley Job Preservation Resolution

SJR 13 urges the Secretary of the United States Department of Energy to halt a proposed outsourcing of 3,450 jobs to Mexico


SACRAMENTO, CA (August 16, 2011) – State Senator Juan Vargas (D-40) introduced Senate Joint Resolution 13, to prevent the loss of $4.5 million in human capital investment in Imperial County, promote independence from imported energy, and uphold California’s labor and environmental standards.


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Two Ways to Get Your Medicare Benefits

By David Sayen

Some folks may not realize it, but there are actually two ways to get Medicare benefits.

The best-known way is Original Medicare. With Original Medicare, you can choose any doctor, hospital, or other healthcare provider you want, as long as they accept Medicare. When you receive medical services or goods, Medicare pays the provider directly.

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9/11 West Coast Motorcyle Ride To Benefit The Veterans Home Of California – West Los Angeles

Held on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 to honor all victims and heroes


Los AngelesA “Bikers Helping Veterans” 9/11 West Coast Motorcycle Charity Ride to benefit the new Veterans Home of California in West Los Angeles, will be held on September 11, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Veterans Home located at 11500 Nimitz Avenue in Los Angeles.

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Calexico Carnegie Technology Center TECHNOLOGY FUNDRAISER

The Carnegie Technology Center has been open for 2 1/2 years. With your help, we were able to restore this historic building to its present splendor. Now we need your help to continue to equip it with the latest technology for our children.
Join us for the unveiling of the DONOR WALL and the installation of the Hisetoric plaque.
A donation of $50/person is requested to help
build our Technology Fund
(Tichets are available at Camarena Memorial Library and from Committee members)

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