August 14, 2013TAKING A TRIP?—Going on vacation or need to feel comfortable about leaving your house? Unsure if your belongings will be safe? VC Sheriff's Volunteers have a solution. They will check your house and surroundings daily for free. Who better to watch your house than the professionals who have extensive resources at their disposal? They do need a few days notice to make sure the location is in the Sheriff's Department's system. Questions? Call Alan Kirkpatrick at 760-751-4405 and leave a message.
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"LIKE" OUR COLUMNIST—Phyllis Knight, author of the popular devotional column entitled So I was Thinking also has a Facebook page that you will find if you visit Facebook and type in "Phyllis Knight" and "author." She blogs just about every day on this site as she develops themes that may find their way into her weekly column. If you "like" her page you'll be sent her postings whenever she does one. Look for it!
GUEST SPEAKERS—The Valley Center Rotary Club is looking for guest speakers for its upcoming meetings. If you are interested in speaking to the group regarding your company's industry and would like more information call Nicky Lovejoy at 760-749-1311 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SUNRISER—Friday, Sept. 6 the Valley Center Chamber of Commerce will hold its "Sunriser" networking meeting at the Chamber office. This is an open house style meeting from 8 a.m. –10 a.m. The meeting is free and open to members and non-members. You are invited to stop by and have a coffee and light breakfast on the Chamber before work The Chamber office is located at 29115 Valley Center Road, Suite I-3 Visit their website at www.vcchamber.com for more information.
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FIRE BOARD—The next meeting of the Valley Center Fire Protection District board will be Thursday, 6 p.m. at the water district board room. The agenda includes reports by the fire chief, fire marshal and district administrator. The transition team will give a report on the planned handover from Cal Fire to the San Pasqual Tribal Fire Department of VC's two stations, 72 and 73. The district's contract with Cal Fire expires on Aug. 31 and the tribal department will take over the next day. The public is invited to attend Thursday's meeting.