Around Whittier

first_imgLaw enforcement agencies across the country mobilize to enforce seat belt and child passenger restraint laws each year. This will be the 13th year Whittier police participated. “Our department will be putting forth tremendous resources to make sure we have officers on the roads looking for drivers and passengers who are not buckling up,” said police Chief David Singer. “The intent of the Click It or Ticket campaign is simple to save lives and prevent injuries.” Funding for officer overtime to support California’s Click It or Ticket campaign was provided by a grant from the Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For more information, call Sgt. Dan Lowe at (562) 945-8256. Neighborhood Watch to meet WHITTIER – The Telechron Neighborhood Watch Group will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Telechron Elementary School, 11200 Telechron Ave. and another meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Adventure County Park, 10130Gunn Ave. Representatives from different Los Angeles County departments will be present to answer questions or concerns from residents, including the Seemore program. For more information, call Dingo Mercado at (213) 216-4366 or (562) 698-7645. Variety show at senior center NORWALK – The Norwalk Senior Center will hold its Springtime Variety Show from 6 to 8 p.m. May 22, 14040 San Antonio Drive. The event showcases the performance talent of the area seniors. For more information, call (562) 929-5580. Youths can join leadership class LA MIRADA – La Mirada youths ages 13 to 16 are eligible to join the Leaders in Training program as summer volunteers. Volunteers will assist recreation leaders with programs such as day camps, the P.A.R.K. programs, sports and youth and family programs. Typical duties include assisting with games, crafts, special events, snacks and excursions. Prior to starting, volunteers must complete an application, interview and orientation. Applications are available at the La Mirada Resource Center, 13710 La Mirada Blvd. There is a $10 registration fee for residents and $20 for nonresidents. For more information, call (562) 902-3155. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER – Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital is asking for community members to donate blood. Hours for donation are from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays at 12401 Washington Blvd. Blood donations only take about 30 minutes and can save lives. For more information, call (562) 698-0811, Ext, 2872. Police to enforce seat belt law WHITTIER – Buckle up. Whittier police will be ticketing drivers and passengers not wearing seat belts through June 3. The special enforcement period is part of the state’s annual effort to increase seat belt use through a combination of heavy enforcement, advertising and public awareness campaigns. It’s called the “Click It or Ticket” campaign. There will be an emphasis on all unbelted drivers and passengers and on unrestrained children during this period. last_img read more

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ALWAYS FIRST WITH THE GOOD NEWS: 75 NEW JOBS ANNOUNCED FOR LETTERKENNY

first_imgLETTERKENNY has been given a much-needed jobs boost with the announcement of 75 new jobs for the town.The South Carolina-headquartered company is to invest in a 40,000 sq ft expansion of its Lisnennan facility.The investment is supported by the Government via IDA Ireland. Zeus Industrial Products is a developer and manufacturer of precision polymer extrusions, including specialist fluropolymer tubing solutions, for a range of industries.Established in 1966, the company is privately held by the original founder Frank P Tourville and employs 1,200 people worldwide. The company established operations in Ireland in 2005.“Our experience of doing business in Ireland has been a positive one,” said the company’s general manager for Ireland Séamus Hughes.He said the decision to expand its operations here was due to growth in its customer base in Europe. “We are very excited about our expansion plans and I look forward to finding the right calibre of staff to ensure our continued success here,” Mr Hughes added.EndsFirst posted: 13.00 Thursday Dec 16th: Updated 10.00 FridayALWAYS FIRST WITH THE GOOD NEWS: 75 NEW JOBS ANNOUNCED FOR LETTERKENNY was last modified: December 17th, 2010 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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