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R. Rex Parris and City of Lancaster Invites Antelope Valley Residents to Serve During Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

R. Rex Parris and City of Lancaster Invites Antelope Valley Residents
to Serve During Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

http://rrexparris.com R. Rex Parris and the City of Lancaster issued a call to action for all Antelope Valley citizens to serve during the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Saturday, January 15, 2011.

“This is an opportunity for our residents to come together, in the spirit of Dr. King’s legacy, to help shape and transform this City through service,” said Mayor R. Rex Parris. “I invite all Antelope Valley residents to join us in rolling up our sleeves and working together to tackle some tough projects throughout the City.” Last year, the mayor demonstrated his commitment to service by signing on as a member of the Cities of Service coalition.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is led by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The effort to make the King Holiday a “day on, not a day off” focuses on engaging Americans in service to honor Dr. King’s legacy. More than 1.5 million volunteers served in 13,000 projects spanning all 50 states last year, including the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.

Founded in New York City on September 10, 2009, Cities of Service is a bipartisan coalition of mayors who have answered the historic Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act’s call to action. Cities – often the front lines of our nation’s most pressing challenges – are positioned to work together to engage millions of volunteers in service and develop strategies to increase the amount and impact of local service efforts. Coalition members sign a Declaration of Service agreeing to work together in a multi-year effort to expand community service and volunteerism in cities across the nation.

Residents can visit www.cityoflancasterca.org to view the list of projects slated as Day of Service opportunities this year.  Groups and individuals are encouraged to sign up to volunteer.  Businesses are being asked to donate supplies to established service projects.  Non-profit and service organizations may contact the City at 661-723-6077 to register additional projects and recruit volunteers.

 

January 6, 2011 Posted by | AV Best Attorney, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service | , , , , | Leave a comment

Foral Design Class Offered By AV Florist

888.948.8442

Time: January 11, 2011 at 6:30pm to February 1, 2011 at 8pm
Location: ANTELOPE VALLEY FLORIST
Street: 1302 W. Ave J.
City/Town: Lancaster, CA
Website or Map: http://<iframe width=”…
Phone: 948.6006
Event Type: floraldesignclass
Organized By: ANTELOPE VALLEY FLORIST

Apparently AVFlorist is the only flower shop to offer a flower design class, you can drive over the hill, but locally my twice yearly class is your best bet.  Through the City of Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department we offer the class.  This class is open to anybody in the valley.  4 nights, and you take flowers home every night of the class. We teach the basics, we answer all questions, we touch on many areas of flower care, decoration, custom and design. I have been in the business for 35 plus yrs, and my family before me. We feature a program called’ flowers for kids” which hopes to send a flower appreciation gene to the next generation,  we do decorations, corsages, tied bouquets, and some crazt stuff, only limited by our imaginations. Join us!

 

January 6, 2011 Posted by | av flowers, flowers for kids, Foral Design Class, tied bouquets | , , , | Leave a comment

John DiResta @ BeX Comedy night 1/12/2010

Going to be a hilarious show!

Buy Your Tickets at http://chrishows.com
18 and over.


Time: January 12, 2011 from 8pm to 11pm
Location: BeX Bar and Grille
Street: 706 W. Lancaster Blvd
City/Town: Lancaster, CA
Website or Map: http://chrisshows.com
Organized By: Chris Shows

MC Jay Davis


Jim Greenleaf

 

Steve Trevino

Born and raised in Portland, TX, Steve Trevino started comedy at a young age. Trevino was the star in his second grade talent show — making people laugh. He did so well that he came back every year after that to tell jokes to the student body.

Trevino moved on to Dallas, TX after graduating from high school and became the door man at the local Improv Comedy Club. He moved up and became house MC after proving his skills on open-mic nights at the club.

Trevino then met comedian Carlos Mencia who then invited Steve to open up for the Three Amigos Comedy Tour; one of the biggest comedy tours at the time. Mencia and Trevino’s friendship has kept Steve on the road ever since, opening shows for Carlos across the country. The friendship has even grown into a collaboration on a new project: Comedy Central’s Mind Of Mencia.

Steve Trevino’s uncanny ability to incorporate real-life scenarios and stories into his entertaining physical humor and strong stage presence, create a live stage dynamic that keeps crowds laughing and asking for more. It is no suprise that Steve has become one of the country’s fastest up-and-coming comedians.
Steve currently resides in Los Angeles, CA, his new home reflecting even more on his rock ‘n roll personality and lifestyle.

John DiResta

John DiResta is an American former police officer turned comedian and television star.

He was the title star of a short-lived UPN sitcom called DiResta from 1998-1999. He has appeared in several films, including Miss Congeniality and its sequel, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous. In 2004 he got a show on FX called Trash for Cash where he and his brother Jimmy DiResta went around buying or finding cheap garbage. Jimmy would build whatever was needed and John would be a wiseguy cracking jokes. It lasted one season.

Currently, he co-hosts a show with his brother on HGTVHammered with John and Jimmy DiResta premiered September 16, 2006. Jimmy DiResta, an inventor and carpenter, builds intricate projects while John makes jokes. Hammered is currently airing its second season.

John also stars as “Johnny” in an American Chopper spoof series called American Body Shop on Comedy Central that began airing in 2007.

John grew up in the Five Towns area of Long Island, with two brothers and one sister and graduated from Hewlett High School in 1982. Several years ago, he was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.

JohnDiResta.com – official website John DiResta at the Internet Movie Database

Dj Fathead

and Special Guest

January 6, 2011 Posted by | AV Live Comedy, bex comedy night, Dj Fathead, John DiResta, Steve Trevino | , , , , | Leave a comment

Thursday Night is Country Night at BeX Roshambo Lounge

January 6, 2011 Posted by | AV Country Night, AV dance club, AV Hot country girls, BeX drink specials, Bex Roshambo Lounge | , , , , | Leave a comment