PPCC Citizen of the Year, Golden Sparkplug Nominations | Pacific Palisades
Pacific Palisades Community Council is now accepting nominations from the community for the 2021 Citizen of the Year and Golden Sparkplug Awards, which will be presented at a board meeting scheduled for December 9.
The Citizen of the Year Award is designed to honor “long-term, steady, reliable and continuing outstanding volunteer service, as well as a recent extraordinary accomplishment by an individual that resulted in a substantial benefit to the Palisades community at large,” according to information shared by PPCC, while the Golden Sparkplug Award “honors those citizens who ignite ideas and projects into community action that benefit Palisadians throughout the community.” For a project to qualify, it must have been initiated, in progress or completed during the current or prior calendar year.
Nominations must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 31 at 9 p.m. For more information about award requirements, visit pacpalicc.org/index.php/awards-guidelines.
Flu Shot Clinic | Via Mesa
Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club will host its annual no-charge flu shot clinic on Saturday, October 16, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Attendees are able to drive through or walk up at 901 Haverford Avenue.
“Flu immunizations are more important than ever this year,” a flyer for the clinic reads. “Don’t wait—protect yourself and your family.”
Community members 6 months and older are encouraged to get a flu shot, according to the flyer, especially people who are pregnant or recently had a baby, children 5 years and older, aging adults 65 and older, people with chronic medical conditions, health care workers, and essential workers.
Fall Supply Drive | The Village
Community United Methodist Church is hosting a donation drive to support Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness on Saturday, October 16, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Sunday, October 17, 12 to 4 p.m. at 801 Via De La Paz.
“Drive-thru drop-off to donate needed supplies for local people experiencing homelessness,” according to a flyer. “Supplies help PPTFH outreach members to connect and assist with placement in housing.”
Items that are needed include: men’s pants (size 32 to 36); men’s casual wear (all sizes); sweaters, jackets and sweatshirts for men and women; blankets, sleeping bags and rain ponchos; socks and shoes; and hygiene supplies.
Tip-A-Cop | Brentwood
The LAPD West Los Angeles office will host a Tip-A-Cop event on Saturday, October 16, between 3 and 10 p.m. at California Pizza Kitchen in Brentwood, located at 11677 San Vicente Boulevard.
“Join us and support the Los Angeles Police Department while officers take ‘Protect and Serve’ to a whole new level at a Tip-A-Cop fundraiser,” according to a flyer shared by Palisades Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin. “LAPD officers will be guest servers, and all donations received will be donated to Special Olympics Southern California athletes in LA County.”
One-hundred percent of tips received during the event will directly benefit Special Olympics Southern California athletes.
For more information, contact Luke Farnell at email@example.com.
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