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January 22, 2004

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Community for Class Size Reduction will hold "McClass Size

Reduction Nights." Family and friends of the Huntington Beach City


School District's eight elementary schools can visit their local

McDonald's from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. and McDonald's will give the group

25% of the proceeds, which will go to the campaign to keep low class

sizes in the district. Tonight's events are scheduled for the

McDonald's restaurants at 19350 Goldenwest St. and 20362 Beach Blvd.

Companion Hospice is now recruiting volunteers for an upcoming

training session, which will be facilitated in the Huntington Beach

area, and is scheduled to begin Feb. 19. Become a friend for someone

who needs that extra special caring at the end-of-life. Each

applicant will receive 16 hours of orientation and training from a

professional team. Information: (714) 560-8177 or



Save Our Strays of Huntington Beach will sponsor a low-cost

microchip identification and dog licensing event at the Lake View

Park Clubhouse at 17451 Zeider Lane. Microchipping will be available

only to Huntington Beach residents and will cost $5. To be eligible,

dog owners must provide proof of residency and have a valid dog

license. Annual dog licenses will also be available. Information:

(714) 442-1446.

The American Assn. of University Women will host a lunch meeting

on the topic of "Iran Revisited." University of Phoenix professor

Jackie Shahzadi will discuss her visit to Iran after spending 22

years outside of that country. The meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m.

at the Meadowlark Golf Club, 16782 Graham St. The cost of admission

will be $15. Information: (714) 895-1268.


Huntington Harbour Republican Federated will host a general

meeting at 9:30 a.m. at Meadowlark Golf Course, 16782 Graham St.

Newly elected California President Martha House is the featured

speaker. A lunch following the free meeting will cost $15.

Information: (714) 840-0995.

JAN. 30

Inventors Forum, the Huntington Beach-based nonprofit inventors'

support group, will meet at Rodgers' Senior Center, 1706 Orange Ave.

The $5 entrance fee includes refreshments. This meeting is for

members only but interested inventors may join at the door.

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