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Tuesdays at the Chamber, 363 Glenneyre St., Laguna Beach.
The Laguna Beach Visitors Conference Bureau received first place in the state for its “Tidepool Scene” DVD in the category of “Best Sustainable Tourism Messages in Advertising.” The award was given at the 2010 California Tourism Marketing Excellence Awards on June 8 in San Francisco during the 28th annual California Conference on Tourism.”We are thrilled to receive this award on a state level,” said Karyn Philippsen, president of the board of directors of the Laguna Beach Visitors Conference Bureau.
“Our partnership with the Laguna Ocean Foundation and Barnstormer Productions made this educational DVD possible, and demonstrated the importance of keeping our tidepools pristine for generations to come,” said Judith Bijlani, executive director of the Laguna Beach Visitors Conference Bureau. June 26,
at Bridge Hall, Neighborhood Congregational Church 340 St. Ann’s St., Laguna Beach. The event is designed to be a day of opening to the Goddess within by creating connections, exploring feminine dialogue, a fashion show, live auction and shopping while attended to by male servers. Space is limited to 150 people.
Flag retirement offered
The Laguna Beach Exchange Club will be attending the California Hawaii Nevada District Exchange Convention in Irvine on June 25 to participate in a flag retirement ceremony. The retirement of worn out flags is a solemn occasion, during which the flag is cut into two pieces by cutting the Union from the Stripes. Then two fires are readied to receive the cloths, one for the blue field and the other for the stripes. Four symbolic pieces of wood are added: