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The Charter Technology Grant was awarded to the Long Beach Gray Panthers who have been working with Ronnie's House to provide technology access to low-income seniors. The grant will support the new Technology Room at the Senior Center and provide loaner technology and education for low-incom…

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Spectrum cable recently presented a $25,000 Digital Education Grant to the Long Beach Senior Center to help educate seniors and provide tablets and support the center's computer lab.

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The Carrie Townsend Foundation has awarded $2,500 to The Youth Center, a Los Alamitos-based organization that works to transform children's lives one family at a time. CTF was created to honor Carrie Townsend's memory by supporting nonprofits in Southern California that benefit youth.

Its original name was the Crippled Children’s Society of Southern California. In 1926, its founders — a group of businessmen connected to the Los Angeles Rotary Club — had a vision to not only help children and adults who were suffering from polio but create ways to help them become successf…

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Registration is now open for the first of the Long Beach Trifecta charitable events. It's a collection of three virtual race events to benefit JFCS of Long Beach & West Orange County, U.S.VETS-Long Beach and Meals on Wheels-Long Beach. The first event is May 1-31. For more information go…

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Registration opens Feb. 15 for the first of the Long Beach Trifecta charitable events. It's a collection of three virtual race events to benefit JFCS of Long Beach & West Orange County, U.S.VETS-Long Beach and Meals on Wheels-Long Beach. The first event is May 1-31. For more information …

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This year's Soroptimists of Long Beach Munch and a Movie will be a virtual event on Saturday, Jan. 30. Tickets are $75 and the group will deliver a lunch provided by Berg Catering and a DVD of your choice from the following movies: "All of Me," "L.A. Story," "Bringing Down the House" or "Hon…

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Get food to-go from Panda Express on Friday, Jan. 29,  and 20% of sales will be donated to spcaLA. There's a digital flyer available at spcaLA.com, and use this code, 320624, when ordering online. Long Beach Panda Express outlets are at 1994 Ximeno Ave. at the Traffic Circle, 501 Long Beach …

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This year's Soroptimists of Long Munch and a Movie will be a virtual event on Saturday, Jan. 30. Tickets are $75 and the group will deliver a lunch provided by Berg Catering and a DVD of your choice from the following movies: "All of Me," "L.A. Story," "Bringing Down the House" or "Honey I S…

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Long Beach’s annual CANstruction competition will return in May for its seventh year, after the coronavirus caused organizers to cancel the event originally scheduled for October 2020. The event that benefits Food Finders food rescue organization is scheduled for May 6-16.

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The San Pedro Fish Market (which has a location in Long Beach) donated celebratory "World Famous Shrimp Tray" dinners to the Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System for New Year's Eve.

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The Long Beach Community Improvement League, which creates quality public service programs for all aspects of life in Long Beach, is requesting donations to help in its work. Go to www.lbcil.org.

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Urban Plates is continuing its Nourishing Heroes program, which provides food to first responders and healthcare workers. Customers are invited to sponsor a $12 meal in support of the program. For every meal sponsored, Urban Plates will donate a second meal to first responders through the en…

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