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Holocaust survivorCharles Pierce of Camarillo speaks from1:30 to 3 p.m. at the NeedhamTheater, NBVC Port Hueneme. Freeto anyone with base access. Info:Mona Gonzales, 982-3497.
LIBRARY BOOK SALE:
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,Ray D. Prueter Library,510 Park Ave., PortHueneme. Books, videos, audiobooks. Info: 486-5460.
1p.m., Seabee Museum,“The Doolittle Raid,”by retired Army Col.Jim Hinckley. Freeadmission, parking. Info: 982-5165.
National Active andRetired FederalEmployees Association,Ventura County Chapter, meets at11:30 a.m. with lunch at noon atthe Elks Club, 801 South A St.,Oxnard. Cost is $9. Reserve by noon Monday, April 23, by calling487-1801.
SAFE BOATING EXPO:
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,Coast Guard Station,4201 S. Victoria Ave.,Oxnard. Boat tours and rides;offshore air, sea and fire rescuedemonstrations; safety demos.Info: channelislandsharbor.org.
A magic show, games and some simpleardeningtechniqueswilltakecenterstageaturday, April 28, as Naval Base Ven-ura County (NBVC) hosts Kids’ Day inhe parking lot of the Child Youth Pro-rams complex at NBVC Point Mugu.The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2.m. The parking lot is behind the Muguheater.New this year will be an emphasis on“FarmtoFork.”Incooperationwith4-H,displayswillbesetupsochildrencanlearnwhere food comes from and how we cangrow our own.Also new this year will be a bike repairarea where youngsters can learn how tofix a broken chain and how to change atire.Home Depot will be back with soil andflowerssochildrencantakehomeapottedplant. There will also be information onlocal music programs and fitness ideas.For moreinformation,callPoint MuguYouth Center Director Chris Batelaan at989-7580 or Port Hueneme Youth CenterDirector Amber Melendez at 982-4218.
Kids’ Day set for April 28 at Point Mugu
By Andrea Howry
SailorsfromNavalBaseVenturaCoun-ty helped spruce up E.O. Green JuniorHigh School this month as a way to earnpoints for the Corporate Games.On a rainy Wednesday, April 11, eightvolunteers began painting murals anddecorations on the outer walls that wereprotected by covered walkways.“Streetsigns”bearingpositivecharactertraits were painted on the walls, including“Trustworthiness Trail,” “ResponsibilityRoad,” “Fairness Drive” and “CaringCircle.” The main court now bears thename, “Citizenship Court.”A large multicolored mural now gracesthecourtyard.Featuring thecolors of therainbow, its symbols depict love, joy, spir-it, celebration, community, equality anddiversity.“Together, we are better!”it reads.Heading up the paint projects was AirTraffic Controller 1st Class Scott Phel-an.
Navy spruces up local junior high school
PHOTO BY ANDREA HOWRY / LIGHTHOUSE
C1 Scott Phelan of Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, puts the finishing touches onflower originally painted by students at E.O. Green Junior High School. Sailors are helpingpruce up the school and earning Corporate Games spirit points at the same time.
By Vance Vasquez
NBVC Public Affairs
The 5th annual Military Business andCommunity Expo will be held from 8:30a.m.to3p.m.Tuesday,May8,attheVen-tura County Office of Education confer-ence center, located at 5100 Adolfo Roadin Camarillo.Theexpoallowslocalbusinessandcom-munity members to connect with militaryrepresentatives, including those at NavalBase Ventura County (NBVC), and learnhow they can work together to be an in-novative force for the future.
Military Expo, job fair is May 8 in Camarillo
Beautification projecthelps E.O. Green andearns base spirit pointsfor Corporate Games
SEE SCHOOL, PAGE 13
Speakers will discussow to get a job onbase, ins and outs of doing business with thegovernment
SEE EXPO, PAGE 28
11 a.m., Bldg. 1388,NBVC Port Hueneme.Mugu event is April 26,Bldg. 366, 11 a.m. Info: RebeccaCoronado, 982-4084. See Page 6.