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Silverspot Luau

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Silverspot Cooperative Nursery SchoolSpending spring break in Hawaii?  If a Hawaiian vacation isn’t in your travel plans this year, head to Mission Blue Center (475 Mission Blue Dr., Brisbane) on Sunday, March 9 for a mini tropical getaway at Silverspot Cooperative Nursery School’s 11th Annual Luau!  Enjoy a fabulous feast and entertainment by Bozwick the Clown and hula dancers as you join in the fun of the silent auction.  You may even win a raffle prize of $500!

Your tropical getaway runs from 1pm-5pm and tickets are $15 per adult/$5 per child.  Beer and wine are available at the cash bar and all proceeds benefit Silverspot Cooperative Nursery School in Brisbane.  Click here for more information.

Silverspot Luau - ŸSunday, March 9 - 1pm-5pm Ÿ- Mission Blue Center - $15/adult, $5/child

Signboard Postings

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Posted 2/21/2014

 

City of Brisbane now hiring
Police Service Aide – Part Time
Applications accepted starting February 24, 2014
Info:  www.calopps.org 


Brisbane Library
Family Yoga
Sat., Feb 22, 1:30 pm, 250 Visitacion
No experience necessary, Info: 467-2060

 

Posted 2/20/2014

 

Help Launch Brisbane
Village Helping Hands
Thu., Feb. 20, 6:30, 50 Park Pl.
Info: ncolman@msn.com

 

Posted 2/18/2014

City of Brisbane now hiring
Administrative Assistant – Full Time
Applications accepted starting February 19, 2014
Calopps.org
100 applications reached - no more being accepted

 

Be the Street Meme Contest

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Meme what you say, Say what you meme (just make sure it trashes litter).

Be the Street is running a meme contest for the best anti-litter/pro-community memes!  Log on to www.facebook.com/BetheSt to choose a photo and enter to win cash prizes.  View a sample.

The contest is open to Bay Area residents - ages 14 to 24 - only.  Deadline for entries is March 17, 2014 and winners will be chosen on March 24, 2014. Four categories of prizes will be awarded:

  • Most popular: $100
  • Best meme, ages 14-18: $100
  • Best meme, ages 19-24: $100
  • Grand prize: $250

Be the Street, a division of the San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program, is a community committed to keeping our Bay Area streets clean and safe www.BetheStreet.org.

Habitat Restoration Day

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2014 Habitat Restoration Day at Costaños Canyon for Earth Day. 

Save the Date: Saturday, April 26th from 9:00am - 1:00pm

Bring family, friends and neighbors to remove invasive plants and restore the canyon’s native habitat.  Please wear work clothes and sturdy shoes; bring gloves if you have them.  All ages and abilities welcome!  More details to come in future announcements, so keep an eye out here and for the April City STAR newsletter

For more information and to RSVP, please call (415) 508-2118 or e-mail nmunoz@ci.brisbane.ca.us.

Click here to view photos from last year's Habitat Restoration Day, where 30 volunteers came to help out!

HEART Homebuyer Workshop

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Heart logo mediumTogether HEART (the Housing Endowment and Regional Trust of San Mateo County) and Meriwest Mortgage offer a downpayment assistance program for well-qualified families who want to buy their first home up to $521,250 in San Mateo County with 5% down and no PMI insurance. 

Find out more at the free first time homebuyer workshop:

When:  Wednesday, March 5, 5:30-7:30 pm 

Where: South San Francisco Municipal Building

33 Arroyo Drive

South San Francisco, CA 94080 

REGISTER HERE

What is the HEART program and how do I qualify?

  • Live or work in San Mateo County  
  • Family income up to $150K
  • 680 FICO score or better  
  • Buyer must have 5% down
  • Purchase price up to $521,250 
  • Buyer may purchase a house or condo anywhere in San Mate County except Daly City
  • Mortgage offered by Meriwest Mortgage
  • Downpayment loan up to $78,225 thru HEART

 Find out more about the program here.

February 2014 Citynews

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Click here to read the February 2014 Citynews

Signboard Postings

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Posted 2/11/2014

City of Brisbane
Job openings coming soon:
Administrative Assistant – Full Time
Public Service Aide – Part-time
Positions will be posted on Calopps.org

 

Posted 2/10/2014

Brisbane Eagles
Heart Fund Benefit Dinner
Sat., Feb. 15, 4 pm, 185 Visitacion
Pork Lion, Potatoes, Veggies & Salad,  $10.00

 

Health Insurance Information

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It’s not too late to get health insurance!  The San Mateo County Human Services Agency is here to help you navigate the selection process and enroll you in the available health insurance plans.  Their team of dedicated professionals will be on-site at the following locations to assist with enrollment, health insurance, and other eligible programs:

Saturday, February 22 : 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Congregational Church of San Mateo, Kloss Hall
225 Tilton Ave., San Mateo
Saturday, March 1 : 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fair Oaks Community Center
2600 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City
Saturday, March 8 : 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Community United Methodist Church
777 Miramontes St., Half Moon Bay
Saturday, March 15 : 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Broadmoor Presbyterian Church
377 87th St., Daly City
Saturday, March 15 : 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Siena Youth Center
2625 Marlborough Ave., Redwood City

HSA SPECIAL ENROLLMENT HOURS
The following HSA offices will be open
Saturday, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Feb. 15: 271 92nd St., Daly City
March 1: 2500 Middlefield Rd., Redwood City
March 22: 400 Harbor Blvd., Bldg. “B”, Belmont

For more information, view the flyers (in English and Spanish) or visit their website, www.smchsa.org.

February 2014 Marina News

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Click here to read the February 2014 Marina Newsletter

Get Free Food from SHFB

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Everyone should have access to the nutritious foods they need to live a healthy, productive life.  Second Harvest Food Bank (SHFB) has a variety of services that you can learn more by calling their Food Connection Hotline: 1-800-984-3663 Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:00pm

This hotline connects people in need with food programs in their neighborhood.  Staff members speak English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Services include:

  • CalFresh (Food Stamps) - an EBT card to buy food
  • Family Harvest - groceries for families with children under 18
  • Produce Mobile - fruits/vegetables for anyone in need
  • Pantries - groceries for anyone in need
  • Kids N.O.W. - free food for children to take home on weekends and over school vacations
  • Brown Bag - groceries for people over 60 and disabled people 55+
  • Partners in Need (PIN) - groceries for Food Bank volunteers
  • WIC - nutrition education and food for pregnant women, infants, and young children (call 1-888-942-9675 directly)

SHFB also has a very useful "Nutrition" section on their website, which includes useful information on label dates.