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Reseda Neighborhood Council Meetings & Happenings

Friday, July 25, 2014
Spend $25 on the 25th in Reseda

Saturday, July 26, 2014
1:00 PM
Outreach Committee
Aura’s Restaurant
18401 Sherman Way
Parking in Rear
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Monday, Augut 4, 2014
7:00 PM
Reseda Neighborhood Council General Meeting
City Councilman Bob Blumenfield’s District Office
19040 Vanowen St.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
6:00 PM
National Night Out
Randall Simmons Park
19000 Vanowen St.

Like us on Facebook for ongoing updates on what’s going on in (and around) Reseda https://www.facebook.com/RNC.FB.

Our website continues to have new and updated information about YOUR Reseda community. This week, the latest Special Edition of SHOPRESEDA Card and Spend $25 on the 25th specials at about 200 Reseda Locations was posted. Also the Reseda Business Directory has been updated and has lots of information to help you shop in Reseda.

A special thank you to all of our gracious hosts for our various meetings, including American Legion Hall, Aura’s Restaurant, Cleveland High School, Continental Art Supplies, Reseda Park Rec Center, St. Catherine of Siena School and Parish Auditorium, VEDC Business Source Center, City Councilman Bob Blumenfield’s District Office, West Valley LAPD Station, Athenian Grill, West Valley Public Library and more locations to come. 


RESEDA NC BOARD BACK TO FULL STRENGTH WITH ADDITION OF TWO BUSINESS STAKEHOLDERS: JOANNE HILARIO & MARTIN BUONORA

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The Reseda Neighborhood Council filled the second of two vacant Business Stakeholder seats on the Board on Monday, July 21 when JoAnne Hilario was elected to fill the last vacancy. Welcome aboard JoAnne!

The other seat was filled on July 7 when Martin Buonora was elected.

In addition, at Monday’s meeting, C.R. Cochran was confirmed by the Board as a committee member of the Economic Development Committee. Welcome aboard, C.R.


SPEND $25 ON THE 25TH IN RESEDA

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For the last 3 years, we have encouraged YOU to Spend $25 on the 25th In Reseda.

This means that each month on the 25th you stop in at 1 or more business establishments in Reseda and spend at least $25. In addition, nearly 200 of these businesses will give you a special price or discount if you ask for it.

Of course if you have a SHOPRESEDA CARD, you can get the same discount or a similar one any day of the week.

To check on participating establishments, go to the Reseda Business Directory here, or the SHOPRESED/Spend $25 Special Edition newsletter.

If you don’t have a SHOPRESEDA Card, either publication will tell you where to get one, or attend one of the Reseda Neighborhood Council Meetings where they are yours for the asking.

Note that for every dollar you spend in Reseda, approximately $.45 stays in Reseda, but shopping elsewhere returns $0.00 to Reseda.


‘FROZEN’ FREE IN SHADOW RANCH PARK, WEST HILLS. BRING A PICNIC

Join Councilmember Mithcell Englander and our friends from West Hills Neighborhood Council for ‘Frozen’ free at Shadow Ranch Park this Saturday.

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RESEDA NC SPONSORS WEST VALLEY LAPD NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

FREE MOVIE IN THE PARK ANNOUNCED: ‘THE SANDLOT’

National Night Out has been a long time celebration of community watch groups such as Neighborhood Watch.

As part of the celebration neighborhood groups were encouraged to stay home and spend the evening in their front yard BBQing and talking with their neighbors. They were also encouraged as night fell to leave on their porch lights to show their support for the idea of keeping their neighborhoods safe from crime.

To get more people involved some community celebrations were held in a central location.

On Tuesday, August 5, This celebration will be held nationwide and around the world at military bases and other government installations.

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LAUSD OFFERS WHOOPING COUGH BOOSTER SHOT CLINICS

By Matt Thacker on July 22, 2014.

news@postperiodical.com

The Los Angeles Unified School District announced Monday that 10 clinics will provide free whooping cough booster shots to eligible children.

Under state law, students entering seventh grade must provide proof of a T-dap booster shot before school starts Aug. 12. The shots protect against pertussis, or whooping cough, as well as tetanus and diphtheria. Parents using a personal belief exemption must now submit a signed doctor’s note showing they were told of the risks and benefits of immunization.

School officials say 50 LAUSD students have had whooping cough this summer with more than a third of them from the San Fernando Valley.

By the middle of June, the California Department of Public Health declared whooping cough had reached epidemic levels, and the number of patients diagnosed continues to grow. The state had confirmed 5,393 cases of July 8 – more than double the total number of cases from 2013. There were 345 cases in Los Angeles as of June 23.

“As we continue to see increased pertussis activity, we are asking residents to make certain that everyone in your family has been vaccinated to help stop the spread of pertussis,” Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Jonathan E. Fielding said. “Being vaccinated protects your family and reduces the chance that pertussis will spread to our most vulnerable residents – infants who are too young to be fully vaccinated.”

The number of whooping cough cases usually peaks every three to five years, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes there has been an overall increase since the 1980s, especially among children age 10 to 19 and babies younger than 6 months.

Students who receive Medi-Cal, have no insurance or are of Native American descent qualify for the free shots. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health also offers low-cost immunization clinics.

Our local clinic is July 28-31, Aug. 1 and Aug. 4-8, at Zelzah Clinic, North Area Nursing Office, 6505 Zelzah Ave., Reseda, from 7:30 AM – 2:30 PM.


RESEDA NEIGHBORHOOD PRIDE DAY IS RETURNING NEXT WEEK!

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WHAT IS YOUR VISION OF THE FUTURE OF RESEDA’S CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT?

With the big changes on the horizon for Reseda’s Central Business District, our Reseda Vision Committee is seeking more of your feedback. One of the major components to the improvements we seek is community involvement.  We are partnering with our City Council office and the Mayor’s office to provide a high level of engagement to help set in motion the Mayor’s Great Streets Initiative, which selected Sherman Way from Wilbur to Lindley to receive enhanced resources.

What does our business district look like in your imagination?

Please complete the linked survey to help us provide the essential community feedback to our City family.  Our Reseda Vision Committee is leading the process to provide this feedback, under the leadership of Committee Chair Juana Torres.

Get the survey here in English or in Spanish

Please return this survey by mailing it to: 7449 Reseda Blvd. # 18, Reseda, CA 91335

Or you scan and email it to: resedavisioncommittee@gmail.com


LEARN THE BASICS OF SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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EMERGENCY MGMT DEPT FAMILY DISASTER SUPPLY CHECKLIST

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GIVE THE GIFT OF BLOOD SUNDAY JULY 27 IN RESEDA

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ARE YOU ON NEXTDOOR.COM YET?

Check out the recent article in the LA Times “Nextdoor, A Free Social Network Site, Links Neighbor to Neighbor”

http://www.latimes.com/home/la-hm-nextdoor-20140628-story.html

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