Community Events

Spring Into Healthy Living Event
East County’s Free Senior Health & Wellness Fair
Presented by Sharp Grossmont Hospital

When

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Where

McGrath Family YMCA
12006 Campo Road, Spring Valley, CA 91978

RSVP

Advance reservation is required. RSVP to 1-877-926-8300 or 1-800-827-4277. Please bring your photo ID to enter the YMCA building and wear shoes with rubber soles. Please do not wear shoes with leather soles since the event will be held in the YMCA’s gymnasium.

Program

Spring Into Healthy Living is a free annual event featuring the latest in health and wellness information for seniors. The morning includes informative talks on healthy nutrition, safety and disaster preparedness, senior-friendly exercise demonstrations and community resources.

Free health screenings will also be available for stroke, blood pressure, balance, mood, body mass index and more. A free healthy continental breakfast will be provided courtesy of Sungarden Terrace. There will also be prescription drug take back available.

This event is sponsored by the East County Action Network, East County YMCA, the County of San Diego’s Aging and Independence Services, Sharp Grossmont Hospital, AARP and Sungarden Terrace.

Want to share this event with others? Click here for a printable flyer.

AARP Foundation Experience Corps is Seeking Volunteers

AARP Experience CorpsAARP Foundation Experience Corps is recruiting volunteers age 50 or over to serve as reading tutors for struggling readers in grades K-3 at local elementary schools during after school.

Did you know that nearly 50% of San Diego County’s 3rd graders are not meeting state literacy standards? Children who don’t read proficiently by the end of third grade are four times more likely to leave school without a diploma compared to proficient readers. You have the opportunity to help change this statistic.

By volunteering as an AARP Foundation Experience Corps literacy mentor, you will help change the course of students’ lives. Experience Corps is a proven reading program made up of tutor’s ages 50+ who work with struggling readers in Kindergarten through 3rd grade to help them with their literacy skills. Experience Corps is currently recruiting volunteers to tutor during the after school expanded learning programs in Normal Heights, City Heights, Lemon Grove and the College area.

  • No previous tutoring experience necessary
  • Comprehensive training and ongoing support will be provided
  • A commitment of twice a week for a full school year is preferred
  • As a reading tutor, you have the opportunity to be part of the solution.
  • Just a few hours in a neighborhood school can change a child’s life — and yours!

Don’t think you can make the commitment? Learn how you can still be involved as a substitute tutor!

To learn more and register for an upcoming information session, please contact Kristin Shea or Sigrid Struben at ExperienceCorpsSanDiego@theci.org or (858) 581-5880. For general information about the AARP Foundation Experience Corps, visit the AARP website.

 

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SDCERA Retirement Seminars

SDCERA offers half-day retirement seminars each quarter. Seminars are available to active and deferred SDCERA members at any stage of their careers. Click here for more info and upcoming dates.

SDCERA Board of Retirement Meetings

The Retirement Board normally meets on the third Thursday of each month in the SDCERA Board Room, 2nd floor, at 9:00 a.m. SDCERA is located at 2275 Rio Bonito Way, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92108-1685. Start time may change; refer to the meeting agenda. Click here for BOR meeting agendas, minutes, and videos.

2018 BOR Meetings

  • Jan 18
  • Feb 15
  • Mar 15
  • Apr 19
  • Jun 21

  • Jul 19
  • Aug 16
  • Sep 20
  • Oct 18
  • Dec 13

San Diego County Board of Supervisors Meetings

View information about the time and place of Board of Supervisors Meetings. A regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors is held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday and 9 a.m. on Wednesday in Room 310, located at the San Diego County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA. The Wednesday meeting deals with Planning and Land Use matters. Any exceptions to the location or start time of the meeting will be shown on the Board of Supervisors’ Agenda.