* GETTING INVOLVED runs periodically in...

* GETTING INVOLVED runs periodically in the Coastline Pilot. If

you’d like information about getting your organization listed, call

(949) 494-4321.

Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach provides sports, homework, arts


and crafts and mentoring services for children of all ages.

Information: Kim Maxwell, (949) 494-2535.

Bridge Learning Center for Homeless Children, Inc. is seeking

mentors to talk to children living in this transitional shelter to


improve their self-esteem according to President Howard Levin.

Mentors work for one hour a week at the shelter, need to be 16 years

or older and be able to drive themselves to the shelter. The Bridge

Learning Center’s mailing address is P.O. Box 4121, Laguna Beach.

Information: (949) 494-0591.

Designing Women need volunteers to sign up for next year’s Color

It Orange event. Information: Barbara Lawrence, (949) 499-3580.

Friends of the Sea Lion Marine Mammal Center needs volunteers to


work as docents or in animal care for all days all shifts. Shifts are

a minimum of four hours in the morning or afternoon and require a

one-year commitment. Must be 18 or older. Information: (949)


Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce welcomes volunteers to help with

administrative tasks and organize events and fund-raisers.

Information: 494-1018, Ext. 1.

The Laguna Club for Kids provides structured activities ad care


for children ages 5 to 12 in a home-like setting. Volunteers will

help staff manage organized games, arts and crafts and computer lab.

Information: Shelley Cox Jones, (949) 494-7630.

The Laguna Community Band welcomes new musicians to join the

30-member, three-year old band. The band plays show tunes, swing,

march, folk and classical pieces. Information: Bill Nicholls, music

director at (949) 362-3228 or Dennis White, president at (949)


Laguna Greenbelt, Inc. is always happy to welcome volunteers to

work in a variety of capacities in the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park.

Opportunities include giving tours, producing the newsletter and give

information to visitors. Information: (949) 494-9352.

The Laguna Beach Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers 18 years

and older who are willing to do all kinds of tasks. They require a

four-hour per week commitment and hold a monthly orientation meeting

for prospective volunteers. There are also volunteer opportunities

for high school students who want to fulfill their community service


Information: (949) 497-3552

Laguna Beach Art Museum is always happy to hear from people who

will work in the gift store or help visitors at the information desk.

Information: (949) 494.8971, Ext. 218. e-mail:

Volunteers are needed to staff the Friends of Laguna Beach Library

Book Shop, open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.,

staying open until 6 or 7 p.m. Wednesday. Staffers will sell books in

the book shop, said president Martha Lydick. The library is located

at P.O. Box 36, Laguna Beach. (949) 497-7053. Friends Book Shop is at

(949) 497-7115.

Friends of Literacy and The Library Foundation seek help

fund-raising for the literacy program, said president Martha Lydick.

P.O. Box 1696, Laguna Beach 92652. (949) 497-7053.

Queen of Hearts Guild of the CHOC Foundation is actively seeking

members to participate in the fund-raising efforts that pay for the

medical care of seriously ill children. If you are interested you are

invited to attend meetings. Membership is $40 per year. Information:

Valerie Immel, (949) 494-6336 or Nancy Benedetti, (949) 499-1710.