Manhattan Beach Coordinating Council's Spring Luncheon Honors Student
The Manhattan Beach Coordinating Council hosted their spring luncheon today at the Belamar Hotel in ManhattanBeach. Attendees heard from three local charitable organizations, whose mission is to improve the lives of young people in our community; Annemarie Dopoz and Lauren Muller of Grades of Green, Patricia Jones of the PS I LoveYou Foundation and Mandy Zeigler of the Friendship Circle.
The highlight of the meeting was the recognition of Manhattan Beach Middle School student, Jack McMillan, for his outstanding achievements. Jack was presented by his teacher, Ro Schreiner, who spoke of his ability to lead his fellow students and genuine care for the world around him. Jack received commendations from City of Man-hattan Beach Mayor Pro-Tem Wayne Powell and the office of LA County Supervisor Don Knabe. In addition, as aspecial surprise, Jack received a Barnes & Noble Nook, which was donated by MBCC Board of Director member Adam Wald.
The final meeting of the school year will take place May 15, 2014 at The Belamar Hotel where six Mira Costa HighSchool students will be awarded with scholarships. Each luncheon features updates from the city of Manhattan Beach, Manhattan Beach Unified School District, Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce, as well as, student speakers from American Martyrs School, Manhattan Beach Middle School and Mira Costa High School. There is no membership required to participate in the Manhattan Beach Coordinating Council and all attendees pay the same lunch fee of $30 per person.
For those who are new to Manhattan Beach Coordinating Council, what makes the organization unique is the mission, “To establish a forum to promote networking, communication and information exchange among agencies, organizations and individuals and to provide recognition to local students.” For more information about or to be asponsor of MBCC, go to: www.mbcoordinatingcouncil.com