Registration is now open for the next Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) public tour, which is scheduled for Thursday afternoon, Aug. 16.
Highlights of the fully-guided bus tour include an historical overview of the base and its current state and federal missions, plus visits to the California Army National Guard’s 40th Infantry Division Headquarters and Los Alamitos Army Airfield, with an up-close look at a California Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.
The tour begins at 1 p.m. from the Military and Veterans Service Center (Building 244) located just inside the JFTB main gate on Lexington Drive. Participants should plan to be on base for approximately three hours.
To register, email Col. (CA) Richard Lalor, JFTB Public Affairs Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The email must include full name, address (including zip code), email address, California driver’s license number and expiration date, and phone number for all participants. Please note that there is a maximum of three people allowed per group unless arrangements are made in advance with the public affairs office.
Space is limited to 45 participants and everyone must be pre-registered. There is no charge for the tour, but all persons requesting entry to the installation must show current photo identification at the main gate.
Participants will receive a group photo as a souvenir of their visit.
For additional information, contact the JFTB Public Affairs Office at 562-795-2096.
The Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly breakfast meeting will be held at Maderas Steakhouse in Los Alamitos.
Members, guests and potential members can attend to network with other local business people, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. There will be a 50/50 opportunity drawing, networking game, and breakfast. Don’t forget to bring your business cards.
Los Alamitos City Council candidates verified by the Orange County Registrar of Voters will be given three minutes to introduce themselves to our members.
Maderas Steakhouse is at 3642 Katella Ave. Los Alamitos.
RSVP by emailing email@example.com or call 562-598-6659. Avoid the check-in line by pre-paying online at www.losalchamber.org.
The Democratic Club of Seal Beach will have State Assembly candidate Josh Lowenthal speak and introduce 48th District Congressional candidate Harley Rouda at its September meeting. Mr. Rouda is running against Republican Dana Rohrbacher. The meeting is on Tuesday Sept. 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. at 12341 Montecito Road in Rossmoor.
For more information email: DemocraticClubofSealBeach@gmail.com, call 562-985-3357 or visit demsealbeach.org.
Parents take a break while we entertain the kids at Kid’s Night Out, on Sept. 21 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at The Youth Center in Los Alamitos. Theme is “Camp Out Event,” and kids will create wooden teepees, campfire hands and paint their own pet rocks. Activities will be having backyard fun, basketball, and ping pong plus playing pool. A movie chosen by the kids will be shown and smores will be served. Pizza, a snack and drink will be served. Cost is $18 for one child, and $13 for siblings. For more information or to sign up, visit online at www.theyouthcenter.org or call 562-493-4043.
“Dia de los Muertos” event is being held at St. Isidore Historical Plaza, 10961 Reagan St, Los Alamitos, on Saturday Oct. 20, from 4 to 10 p.m. Food, face painting, raffle and Mariachi Monumental and Las Estrellitas Ballet Folclorico to perform. Call 562 596-9918 for details and to reserve a space for the Altar Display Contest.