Share your family story with the hills community – Orange County Register

A Tell Your Story event is being sponsored by the Canyon Hills and East Anaheim branches of the Anaheim Public Library. This is a chance to share the special

This is a chance to share the special stories of your families’ origin.

Participants are encouraged to choose a picture of some object from their family’s history to be included with a short write-up that tells the story of how they came to America or some other interesting family story.

Anyone wishing to be part of this fun and unique event can pick up a brochure at either branch. Stories to be displayed at both libraries and participants can remain anonymous.

Stories are being collected through June 17. The project culminates with the 10th anniversary of the founding of the East Anaheim Branch. Contact Cynthia Hicks, East region supervising librarian, at 714-765-6442 for additional information.

***Golf tourney supports local charities

The 27th annual charity golf tournament sponsored by the Knights of Columbus of San Antonio Catholic Church is scheduled for May 22 at the Alta Vista Country Club.

The tournament is a major fundraiser for the Knights of Columbus. It helps support several philanthropic projects such as the Thomas House for homeless families in Santa Ana; Mary’s Kitchen, which feeds the hungry in Orange; Isaiah House Shelter for homeless women in Santa Ana; Nana’s Kids, which provides weekend meals to Anaheim children; Grandma’s House of Hope, which provides transitional housing and care for women in crisis; Mary’s Shelter for teen moms and their babies in Tustin; and Family Assistance Ministry at San Antonio Church which feeds the hungry.

Check in is 10 to 11:30 a.m., with featured events to include closest to the pin and longest drive contests for both men and women. Awards include a 2017 300 Series Mercedes Benz for a hole in one on a designated spot. Low team score for first place for men, women and mixed teams will also be awarded.

Entry fee is $175 and includes a round of golf, golf cart, box lunch, practice balls, dinner and contest entries. There are additional packages available for purchase. Non-player dinner is $50.

For additional information or to participate, contact Frank Smaldino at 714-227-0227.

***Celebrating mom with the Women’s Connection

The next luncheon meeting of the Anaheim, Orange and Villa Park Women’s Connection will be a Mother’s Day celebration on May 9 at the Alta Vista Country Club. All women are welcome to attend.

A special program is planned with Lyle Ballard from Town Square Florist demonstrating his amazing creativity in floral arranging. Motivational speaker Bonnie Smith will explain “Why the Past is not the Future.”  Harpist Lin Baesler will provide the entertainment.

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for shopping with local vendors and a chance to bid silent auction items. Lunch and program follow at 11:30 a.m. and the day concludes at 1:30 p.m.

Cost is $23 a person. For reservations and information contact Barbi Zipperian…

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