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May 2022
Ernesto Almada

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This month we’d like to shower kudos on a triple threat. Last year we were in need on a new instructor following the passing of our former Sketching teacher. Ernesto heard about our need and volunteered to teach. Now as the effects of Covid linger on and people are still wary, we have had a few instructors who, on doctor’s orders, have been instructed to not teach. Upon hearing this Ernesto has volunteered again to act as a substitute. Now he will also be teaching Spanish AND Water Color! Ernesto worked for and retired from the San Bernardino Unified School District after 33 years of employment. During that time he worked with an after school program and served as a bilingual tutor. He loves to teach, and is loved by his students. Thanks Ernesto for stepping up when we need you.


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Transportation Assistance

The Transportaion Assistance Program provides seniors with transportation to their doctors appointments, pharmacy, grocery store, personal appointments, etc. If you know of a senior who is missing doctors appointments or not getting to the grocery store regularly, please contact us at 862-8104. Help us help them to maintain their independence. WE NEED DRIVERS - if interested call Jeff at 862.8104.

Friendly Visitor Program

The Friendly Visitor Program provides companionship to homebound seniors. Helping them stay in touch with the outside world and letting them know someone cares about them. We NEED Volunteers for this program.

Phone Pal Program

The Phone Pal Program provides volunteers to call and check on home bound seniors daily to make sure they are OK. - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for this invaluable Outreach Program.