Rosilind Russell will speak on her efforts to bring economic
development to Nepal, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 429 Cypress Drive.
Russell will speak of her work to expand democracy and the
empowerment of women in Nepal. Information: (949) 497-4568.
New members will get new tree
Anyone who joins the National Arbor Day Foundation during January
will receive five free Crapemyrtle trees with the purchase of a $10
Crapemyrtles are small flowering trees that bloom pink and red
flowers. They grow six to 12 inches and are guaranteed by the
foundation to grow, or they will be replaced free of charge. Along
with the trees, members will also receive information on tree
planting and care and a subscription to the foundation's bi-monthly
The membership contribution can be sent to Five Crapemyrtles,
National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE
68410. Membership contributions must be received by Jan. 31. The
trees will be shipped between February and May, at the correct time
for planting. Information: http://www.arborday.org.
Kinsman honored at Woman's Club
The Woman's Club of Laguna Beach will honor outgoing Mayor Cheryl
Kinsman at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 4 at the Clubhouse, 286
St. Ann's Drive.
The luncheon will also feature the club's annual Valentine's Day
dessert contest. The event is open to the public and the cost is $15.
If you would like to contribute to the program call Veronica Nice at
(949) 494-7233. Information: (949) 497-1200.
Royal Thai will donate to tsunami aid
The family-owned Royal Thai Cuisine Restaurant will donate all
restaurant sales from both lunch and dinner to a tsunami relief fund.
The restaurant invites everyone to bring friends and family to
support this effort at its Laguna Beach location, 1750 S. Coast
Highway. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner will
be served from 5 to 11 p.m. Information: (949) 494-8424.
FOR THE RECORD
An article in the Coastline Pilot, "Shack weathering storm," that
ran Jan. 7, gave an incorrect title for a neighborhood activists
group. The group should have been called the Hobo Aliso Neighborhood