Tavis Smiley Lecture
Popular talk show host and best-selling author Tavis Smiley is going to be giving a University of La Verne 2009 Fasnacht lecture called “An Evening with Tavis Smiley” on Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Founders Auditorium. For more information, contact Christina Massengale at 909-593-3511, ext. 4682.
Day of Service
Since La Verne was not able deliver a day of service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 19, the La Verne Chapel and other La Verne members are asking to for people to volunteer on Monday, which is President’s Day. Winter shelters, parks, food pantries and churches are the various places people can volunteer their time. For more information, contact Sonya Gravlee, campus minister, at 909-593-3511, ext. 4320 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
President’s Dinner Gala
This year’s President’s Dinner Gala will be held at Fairplex in Pomona on Feb. 28. There will be a reception at 6 p.m. and a dinner at 7 p.m. The price for the Carnival-themed event is $100 per person. For more information, contact Noemi Ortega at 909-593-3511, ext. 4696.
Foster Care Service
The Children’s Bureau, a licensed private foster and adoption agency, is seeking for potential adoptive and foster parents who have a love for children and the devotion care for a child. There will an informative meeting for potential adoptive and foster parents from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Upland Public Library. For more information, contact Marcia Morris at 661-272-9996.