Author: The Argonaut

Elks win four awards at state Elks convention

The Santa Monica Elks won four achievement awards at a state Elks Club convention in Ontario. The first award was for conducting recommended projects in a satisfactory manner. A second award was for the largest per capita donation to the Elks’ major project that funds scholarships and youth activities. A third award was for overall performance at a district level. The fourth award was presented for representing Elks principles. Raedean Kiesz served as exalted ruler during the period for which the awards were...

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Community Calendar

Thursday, June 3rd LEADS CLUB OF MARINA DEL REY — Breakfast meeting, 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., Marie Callender’s, 4356 Lincoln Blvd., Marina area; $11. Judith Gordon-Donahue, (310) 453-9496. Friday, June 4th COWAN AVENUE TALENT SHOW — Cowan Avenue Booster Club and Speedticket Entertainment present a talent show fundraiser; 6:30 p.m. Orville Wright Middle School Auditorium, 6550 W. 80th St., Westchester. $5. Saturday, June 5th CAREGIVER CONFERENCE — UCLA Healthcare sponsors the Westside Caregivers Conference; includes information about community resources, new technology, legal and financial planning and other services; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Emeritus College, 1227 Second St., Santa Monica. (800) 516-5323. Thursday, June 10th CHAMBER DINNER — A Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce installation dinner with the theme “A Man of Many Hats,” honoring Nat Trives, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Marina del Rey Marriott Hotel, 4100 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey. Information, (310) 393-9825. Tickets are $125. UNDERSTANDING MEDICARE — UCLA Healthcare 50-Plus hosts; 7 to 8:30 p.m., Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center Classroom B, 1250 16th St., Santa Monica. (800) 516-5323. Friday, June 11th USING MEDICINES WISELY — UCLA Healthcare hosts; includes information on prescription and over-the-counter medications and how to develop a personal medication record; 10 to 11:30 a.m., Santa Monica Place Community Room, Broadway and Fourth Street, Santa Monica. Free. (800) 516-5323. Saturday, June 12th ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY — Adopt-A-Highway volunteer highway trash cleanup program...

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Kiwanis give scholarships to four seniors

The Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica has awarded college scholarships to four seniors from St. Monica High School and Santa Monica High School. The awards, which total $6,000, are given to students who show achievement in academics, community service and leadership. Angel Kittiyachavalit, of Santa Monica High School, received the Ray Carriere Scholarship. Monica Melgar, of Santa Monica High School, received the Robert Ziebarth Memorial Scholarship. Kesha Ram, of Santa Monica High School, received the Leo Collins Memorial Scholarship. Louis Zeledon, of St. Monica High School, received the Alice Carriere...

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