MIX WEB PSA March 7, 2014
National Marrow Donor Program
You CAN change a child’s life - every 4 minutes, someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer, like leukemia. But, while they look for a cure, they’re also looking for you. Join the San Jose Be The Match Walk Run on April 5th. Help patients find a marrow donor and receive a transplant. Register at www.BeTheMatchWalkRun.org.
South Bay Historical Railroad Society
The South Bay Historical Railroad Society hosts its Spring 2014 Model Train Show on Sat. and Sun., April. 5th & 6th at the historic Santa Clara Caltrain Depot. The depot is at 1005 Railroad Avenue in Santa Clara. Hours are 10am to 5pm each day. Attractions include a Company Store swap meet, the organization’s two museum-quality model railroad layouts (HO and N-scales), a museum of railroad artifacts and memorabilia, the restored former Southern Pacific Switch Tower, and the historic business car Oregon Washington Railroad & Navigation #184. Admission donation: $5 adults; under 18 free. For more information, call 408-243-3969 or go to www.sbhrs.org.
Walk for Hemophilia
Thousands of Americans live with serious bleeding disorders. Join the walk to raise awareness and support research for a cure. Walk for Hemophilia on April 19th at Cesar Chavez Park in Berkeley. It will be an inspiring day for the whole family, with live music and lunch in the park! Register at www.hemofoundation.org.and make a difference.
Morgan Hill USD
The 16th Annual South Valley Wine Auction & Food Fest, the Premiere Wine & Food Event of the South Valley, is set for Saturday March 22 at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center. Join our Jona Denz-Hamilton from 6-10pm and sample fine wines and gourmet foods from the best restaurants! Enjoy the silent auction and the always-exciting live auction! firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Community Cats and Animal Care
Food & blankets are needed for homeless, abandoned and rescued cats, kittens, puppies & dogs. All food goes to rescue groups and colony cat feeders and the “Pet Pantry”, which donates to all low-income people who can no longer afford to feed their pets. Blankets are donated to the Milpitas Animal Shelter and Silicon Valley Animal Shelter. For more information call (408) 354-3188.
Bellarmine College Preparatory presents the 38th Golden Bell Auction on Saturday, March 29. This year’s theme is, “An Evening in Roma.” The event will take place on the Bellarmine campus, 960 West Hedding Street, and will feature fine dining, unique silent and live auction items, and a variety of fine wine and a scotch bar. Proceeds benefit the school’s Direct Financial Aid Fund. Register online at: www.bcp.org/goldenbell
Nothing is more important than your child's education. So what schooling options do you and your child have? Discover your available choices at the Education Options EXPO where you will meet representatives from private schools, homeschooling and unschooling groups, and select charter schools that range from preschool to high school. It's a free event in San Jose on March 15 at 1195 Clark St. Get more info at EducationOptionsEXPO.com. Meet the educational experts on March 15 in San Jose at 1195 Clark St. Admission is free - doors open at 10. Visit EducationOptionsEXPO.com.
San Jose Giants
The San Jose Giants are looking for host families to house Giants players.
Host families become an integral part of the fan base at Municipal Stadium. There are great activities for the families including picnics, invitations to special events, and a family season pass to all San Jose Giants home games. A number of current San Francisco Giants lived with host families while playing in San Jose, including Buster Posey, Tim Lincecum, Brandon Belt, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Crawford, Sergio Romo & Pablo Sandoval. Contact Linda Pereira at (408) 380-4519 or go to sjgiants.com.
Here’s a chance for boys and girls in 6th through 12th grade to earn some cash and make a statement about what’s important! Answer the question, “What’s beautiful about you?” in 500 words or less and send it to Eating Disorders Resource Center by Friday March 14th and you could win $300 in the “Every Body’s Beautiful” contest! The winning essays will be shared with the public and on the EDRC website. Learn more at www.edrcsv.org
It’s Girl Scout Cookie-time again! Help the Girl Scouts build a better life for girls by enjoying Thin Mints, Savannah Smiles, Samoas and all their great cookies thru March 16th! Help girls learn while they earn! Look for girls selling cookies at local retail stores and banks or buy a bunch by downloading their app at “I Love Cookies Dot Org”!
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Did you know that our Mediterranean climate is perfect for year-round gardens? Join the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy for an exciting six week series about sustainable vegetable gardening! Learn how to grow a successful, environmentally responsible food garden that produces delicious vegetables and herbs every month of the year, Wednesdays March 19th through April 23rd, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Pre-registration required. Call 408-298-7657or visit www.grpg.org.
You can help fight the battle against addiction and life-controlling problems by donating to Teen Challenge and/or joining us for this event. To help fight the battle against addiction, add $20 to your registration fee or call (408) 703-2001 to donate or set up a team for the 5K/10K walk! Proceeds from the race benefit the men, women, teens, children, and families who are winning the battle over addiction at Teen Challenge. Activities include: Sack Race, Wheel Barrow Run, Water Balloon Toss, and live Music.
If you have any questions, call toll free: (888) 339-3193.