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September 04, 2003

* GETTING INVOLVED runs periodically in the Independent. If you'd

like information about getting your organization listed, call (714)


Access to Sailing Inc. offers sailing programs for disabled

children and adults. Duncan Milne, (714) 722-5371.

Adult Day Services offers therapeutic programs for memory-impaired

adults. Volunteers are needed to assist with group activities,


clerical and reception work, board committees and advocacy. (714)


Amigos de Bolsa Chica offers educational tours focusing on

wetlands preservation. (714) 840-1575.

The Bolsa Chica Conservancy needs volunteers for wetlands cleanup

from 9 a.m. to noon the last Saturday of every month. Volunteers meet

at the pedestrian bridge on Pacific Coast Highway, south of Warner

Avenue. (714) 846-1114.

The Bolsa Chica Conservancy needs volunteers during nesting season

when volunteers cannot pick up trash at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands, but

they can volunteer to help with a sand dune restoration project.

Volunteers are needed on the conservancy's normal service day, the

last Saturday of the month, May 31, from 9 a.m. to noon. Groups may

be scheduled for other days by calling the office. (714) 846-1114.

The Friends of Shipley Nature Center needs volunteers to help

restore the nature center from 9 a.m. to noon on the first Saturday

of the month. Volunteers meet at the nature center in Huntington

Beach Central Park. Please bring garden tools, and closed-toe shoes.

Free restoration tours are also offered on the same day at 11 a.m.

Information: (714) 842-4772.

The Center for Creative Alternatives provides mental health

counseling and education. Colleen Chapman, (714) 841-8770.

The Center for the Teaching of Thinking trains and develops

innovative educational programs. Connie Young, (949) 376-4303.

The Council on Aging needs volunteers to assist in transportation

and the delivery of meals to homebound seniors in Huntington Beach on

weekdays. (714) 960-2478.

Covering Wings gives out blankets to the homeless. Raymond Fico,

(714) 968-3358.

Egbar Foundation offers environmental education programs and

scholarships for children. Jessica Fabrizio, (714) 795-6072.

Episcopal Services Alliance offers emergency assistance, food and

clothing. Carol Sneary, (714) 960-2254.

Golden West College needs volunteers to fill a variety of

positions. Suzanne Droney, (714) 895-8316.

Home Companion Care for Seniors pays for volunteer work. Start a

relationship with a senior in your area. (714) 962-0905.

The Huntington Beach

Central Library gift shop is seeking volunteers for support of the

shop and an ongoing book sale. (714) 842-4481, ext. 2213.

The Huntington Beach

Central Library provides literacy tutoring, homework assistance,

community services, English as a second language and preschool story

times. Carol Loch, (714) 842-4481.

The Huntington Beach Community provides high-quality and low-cost

medical and counseling services. Lisa Anthony, (714) 847-4222.

The Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum needs

volunteers. Ann Beasley, (714) 960-3483.

The Huntington Beach Playhouse needs volunteers to help with set

construction and design, as well as decorations, sound, lighting,

stage management and more. (714) 847-4357.

The Huntington Beach Police Department provides police services

for the city. Mike Corcoran, (714) 960-8806.

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