Cocolife quiets Smart super import for 1st win

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Guitar class gets instruments

first_img To request an application, contact VNY Public and Community Relations at (818) 909-3529 or e-mail at [email protected] Starbucks Coffee is accepting applications from nonprofit agencies for grants under its “California Giving Program.” The program is a first for Starbucks and is expected to award $1 million in grants. Interested groups must be California-based registered 501(c)(3) nonprofits with programs, services or projects that focus on creating better futures for children. Only online applications will be accepted at www.starbuckscalgiving.com and the deadline for applying is Monday. Submit Community Column items via e-mail at [email protected]; fax to (818) 713-0058; or mail to Daily News City Desk, P.O. Box 4200, Woodland Hills 91365. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant Marvel Entertainment, the nonprofit group TeachersCount and the Granada Hills OfficeMax store are asking local middle school students to nominate their favorite teacher for their nationwide “OfficeMax Super Hero Teacher of the Year” contest. The grand prize-winning teacher will get $6,000 in prizes for school and personal classroom supplies, and the student who nominates him or her will earn a $500 OfficeMax gift card. Both will also make an illustrated cameo in a special edition teacher-themed comic book featuring the superheroes of the Marvel Universe. Students who want to nominate their teachers must write an essay 200 words or less describing “Why My Teacher is a Super Hero.” Those interested can pick up contest entry forms at the OfficeMax store at 18050 Chatsworth St. in Granada Hills. Entrants must drop off their completed entries at the store by March 17, or mail them to TeachersCount, 10 E. 40th St. Suite 1900, New York, NY 10016, postmarked no later than March 17. OfficeMax will announce the winners on National Teacher Day – May 9. TeachersCount is a nationwide organization with the purpose of improving the public perception of the teaching profession and to provide services, resources and information to teachers and prospective teachers. Van Nuys Airport is accepting applications from San Fernando Valley high school students who are interested in a career in aviation. Officials will select a maximum 20 applicants based on merit for the Aug. 7-11 program. The airport will accept applications through May 1. The winners will get a behind-the-scenes tour of the facilities at both Van Nuys Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. They will also make field trips to the Boeing Company in Long Beach and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. The guitar class at Christopher Columbus Middle School in Canoga Park received an $85,000 donation of new instruments from Time Warner Cable – Los Angeles and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation. Robert Frost Middle School in Granada Hills and K.I.P.P. Los Angeles College Preparatory School downtown also shared in the donation. The money bought each school 20 Fender Squier electric guitars at the beginning of the school year. “Music teaches organizational skills, and being in a band teaches teamwork,” Columbus guitar teacher Monique Brusca said. “The earlier children start and stay with music, the better their scores are on the SATs.” The donation is part of the foundation’s efforts to restore $4 million to school music programs nationwide in the 2005-06 school year. The foundation has donated $30 million to 1,200 schools nationwide since its inception in 1998, $1.185 million of which has gone to schools in the Los Angeles area. last_img read more

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