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first_imgLOS ANGELES – The Montebello Housing Development Corp. and Washington Mutual Home Loans will host a free homeownership opportunities fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Centro Maravilla Service Center, 4716 Cesar E. Chavez Ave. Children’s activities, raffles and lunch will be provided. For more information, call (323) 722-3955. Health expo slated for Sunday PICO RIVERA – The Family of Friends Health Expo will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30 at St. Mariana de Paredes, 7922 S. Passons Blvd. Free immunizations, eye screenings, blood pressure checks and dental screenings will be provided at the event. For more information, call (562) 949-5653. Stress management seminar at church WHITTIER – In honor of Stress Awareness Month, the Intercommunity Counseling Center’s staff therapists will hold a seminar on stress management from 3 to 4 p.m. April 30 at First Christian Church, 6355 S. Greenleaf Ave. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call (562) 698-1272. Boy Scouts need used videos, DVDs WHITTIER – Whittier Boy Scout Troop 546 is seeking donations of VHS videos and DVDs to create entertainment libraries for senior centers in Uptown Whittier, Parnell Park, the Whittier Women’s and Children’s Crisis Shelter, the Whittier First Day Shelter and the Salvation Army’s transitional living center. On Saturday, scouts will place paper bags with a flier attached on doors of homes in the Michigan Park area. They will collect the bags the following Saturday, May 6. Donations will also be accepted at Michigan Park between 8 a.m. and noon on May 6. For more information, call (562) 698-4165. SCAN to provide stroke screenings LA MIRADA – SCAN Healthcare will provide free stroke screenings for people 55 and older from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the La Mirada Activity Center, 13810La Mirada Blvd. For more information, or to make an appointment, call (562) 902-3160. Celebration slated for U.N. birthday WHITTIER – The Whittier Chapter of the United Nations Association of the United States of America will hold an annual meeting and community celebration of the 60th birthday of the United Nations from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday inside the fellowship hall of First Friends Church, 13205 Philadelphia St. There will be refreshments and a birthday cake. For more information, call (626) 374-8925. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl eventA group of Nixon Scholars, or students who chose to do their senior projects on some phase of former President Richard Nixon’s life, will also be honored. Tickets are $75 per person. For reservations or more information, please visit www.whittierhighalumni.org. Homeowners’ workshop set WHITTIER – The Whittier High School Alumni Association and Educational Foundation will hold its seventh annual Hall of Fame dinner at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Swiss Park Banquet Center, 1905 Workman Mill Road. The event will recognize Whittier High alumni for their contributions to the school, community and their professions. Scholarships for graduating seniors will also be awarded, and a Teacher of the Year will be named as well. last_img read more