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french hospital awards $45,000 in grants
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French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) recently hosted a Community Grants Awards Ceremony in honor of Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) Community Grants Program recipients. At the event, six local nonprofit grant recipients (The Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access, Cancer Well-Fit, Community Action Partnership, Friends of Prado Day Center, YMCA and Transitional Food and Shelter) were awarded $45,000 in funding. The local organizations chosen provide services to the underserved populations of the Central Coast (economically disadvantaged; women and children; mentally or physically disabled; or other disadvantaged populations). The six grant recipient representatives are pictured above with French Hospital’s CEO, Alan Iftiniuk and Patty Herrera. In the past five years French Hospital has given grants of $255,000.
art museum exhibit of traditional printmaking
The Central Coast Printmakers new exhibit of traditional printmaking TRACES, MARKS AND FRAGMENTS includes 51 selected prints from 37 California artists incorporating traditional printmaking methods such as: intaglio, lithography, serigraphy, monoprints, and monotypes. Many of the artists are from the Central Coast. All are careful what they choose to say. From political statements to private journeys, the works reflects intentionality and very personal statements. Selecting the works to be included was left up to master printmaker Sandow Birk. The exhibit runs through February 26th. The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and exhibiting the visual arts. The Museum of Art is located at 1010 Broad Street, on the west end of the Mission Plaza. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, closed Tuesdays. Admission is free.
slo friends of the library book sale
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The SLO Friends of the Library will be presenting their highlyanticipated 33rd Annual Book Sale, March 1st-3rd. The sale takes place at the SLO Veterans Memorial Building, 801 Grand Avenue. Times will be as follows: Thursday, March 1st, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Members only, with memberships sold at the door) Friday, March 2nd, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, March 3rd, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. There will be an unusually large number of items available this year, including approximately 8,000 audio-visual items, and 20,000 books. Books will be sold at $1 per inch. CDs and DVDs will be $1. VHS tapes, audio tapes and books on tape will be 50 cents. Proceeds from the sale will go toward purchasing materials for the Library and library improvements. Keys to the success of the sale are the large number of volunteers (over 100 are needed) and the large number of donations from the community. Those interested in donating materials or volunteering may contact Paul Murphy at 544-3033.
February 2012 Journal Plus