Nickels for Nails is the youth-led fundraising component of Youth United, our initiative that mobilizes youth ages 5-25 to fund raise for the SCV Homes for Heroes program. It’s easy to help, and even the youngest child can understand the purpose, as the jar fills up and the kids receive updates on the veterans we have been able to help and home modifications that change their lives.
Thirty local Santa Clarita business leaders attended Bowman High School's Career Day. Among them were firefighters, police officers, and Carl Goldman, AM 1220 KHTS Co-Owner/Founder. This event allows for students to explore the many different career options that are available post high school.
The 3rd Annual American Dream Walk was on October 15. A great day of fundraising, fun, and advocacy, this event featured a walk, a home dedication ceremony and a community BBQ with live entertainment. Projects were chosen and how the funds raised will benefit. Funds raised in San Fernando will help construct 12 new homes on Cobalt Street in Sylmar. Funds raised in Santa Clarita will go to the new SCV Homes for Heroes project, a program to provide housing assistance to veterans and their families in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Firefighters, community health providers, lifeguards, home safety vendors and young families mingled in the parking lot of Fire Station 126 in Valencia to talk about staying safe around the water - from bathtubs and backyard pool to the beach.
The City of Santa Clarita threw a Vegas night, complete with showgirls, Elvis, Frank Sinatra and a faux wedding, all in the name of fun. The event was part of the Third Thursday "Senses" series, where Main Street is blocked between 6th and Market Streets and the party goes on from 7 to 11.
The entire Santa Clarita community turned out to celebrate our nation's independence on Monday at the annual Santa Clarita Fourth of July parade. The them for this year's trip down Main Street and Lyons Avenue was Women's Right To Vote - observing the 100th anniversary of that right in California and the 91st anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.