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first_imgWHITTIER – The Whittier Senior Center will hold an information meeting on the various services that Meals On Wheels offers at 10:30 a.m. today at 13225 Walnut St. Meals On Wheels provides home-delivered meals for the disabled, aged and chronically or temporarily ill. It is open for all those who qualify, regardless of income. For more information, call (562) 464-3370. La Leche League to meet Thursday MONTEBELL0 – New moms can get information about breast-feeding by attending a meeting of La Leche League of Montebello from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the De Paul Center, 1105 Bluff Road, Room 4. The group is a nonprofit organization that offers free breast-feeding support at meetings and over the phone. For more information, call (562) 448-9226. Parnell Park to mark first year WHITTIER – Parks officials are inviting everyone to a celebration of Parnell Park Community and Senior Center’s one-year anniversary set for 2 p.m. March 22 at 15390 Lambert Road. There will be health screenings, prize drawings, entertainment and refreshments. For more information, call (562) 464-3350. Lecture to discuss medicine labels LA MIRADA – Behavioral Health Service Inc. will offer the second of a four-part lecture series focusing on medicine education, at 10 a.m. Thursday in the La Mirada Activity Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd. Topics include how to read medicine labels and setting up a personal medication record. For more information, call (562) 902-3160. Or visit www.cityoflamirada.org. Free blood sugar testing offered WHITTIER – The Whittier Senior Center will offer free blood sugar testing at two locations in Whittier on Thursday. The testing will be done from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Parnell Park, 15390 Lambert Road; and from 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Whittier Senior Center, 13225 Walnut St. For more information, call (562) 464-3370. Medicare updates topic of meeting WHITTIER – For those interested in learning about the latest Medicare updates, the Whittier Senior Center will hold a free presentation on the subject from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at 13225 Walnut St. For more information, call (562) 464-3370. Event to benefit local scholarships PICO RIVERA – The Pico Rivera Veterans Council will sponsor a scholarship breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon this Sunday at the Vincent D. Solorzano Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6315, 4865 Durfee Ave. Breakfast will include huevos rancheros with all the trimmings. A donation of $5 per plate is suggested. The proceeds will go to scholarships for local high school students. For more information, call (562) 695-0029. Registration opens for golf fundraiser WHITTIER – Register now for the 35 annual golf classic sponsored by Purple and Gold, a support group that raises funds for Whittier College athletics. The event will be hewld May 7 at Friendly Hills Country Club. To register, or for more information, call Mike Rizzo, (562) 907-4967. – 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!last_img

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