Want to see real change in Town of Mammoth Lakes’ Budget? A new format, new structure, a timeline for creation, public input and adoption?
This is your chance. Be a part of the Mammoth Lakes Budget Reformatting Committee and blog your comments at www.tomlbudgetreformatting.wordpress.com or e-mail Deb@IEResortConsulting.com. (You can also call 760.924.1060.)
You can also attend one the Committee’s outreach events at the following venues: upcoming Rotary and Lions Club meetings or Open House sessions at the Mammoth Lakes Library on Aug. 24 from 4-7 p.m. and Aug. 25 from 1-3 p.m.
MOMS’ care packages
The members of MOMS Club, aka “Mothers of Military Service,” are still sending care packages to local service men and women in combat zones overseas.
At least 11 soldiers hailing from the Eastern Sierra are deployed, and a few more either have been issued or will soon receive orders.
The MOMS club also helps with financing trips for parents who could not otherwise afford to attend boot camp graduation ceremonies.
Mail monetary donations to: MOMS Club, PO Box 703, Bishop, CA 93514, or bring donations to MOMS care package meetings on the first Monday of each month at 5 p.m. in the Bishop City Auditorium, 301 West Line St.
Bunny Castle raffle
Animal lovers, and friends and supporters of Inyo County Animal Resource and Education (ICARE), here’s your chance to win an adorable bunny quilt and help raise money for Bishop-based Bunny Castle rabbit rescue.
The quilt measures 56” x 45” and was made and donated by area quilting group Quilters in Stitches.
Proceeds from raffle ticket sales go directly to The Bunny Castle Rabbit Rescue, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and will help feed and care for their resident rabbits!
Drawing will take place and the winner announced on Sept. 1. Tix: $1 each or 6 for $5, available in Bishop at: Radio Shack, Bee Gee Beauty Supply, Spellbinder Books or Wye Road Feed and Supply.
To order tix by mail:
The Bunny Castle Rabbit Rescue
105 Rawson Creek Rd.
Bishop, CA 93514
More info: call Marie Morris at 760.872.1523 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Run to talks in the park
New and novice runners, here’s your chance to talk about the sport and ask questions with some of the best runners around: the Mammoth Track Club. Join MC Andrew Kastor at Shady Rest Park at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12 & 19, for Talks in the Park. Nosh on watermelon and Power Bars beforehand. It’s free, but if you’re a runner, attending the talks is priceless.
Go on tour
Check out the Naturalist-led tours offered by the Mono Lake Committee! Select from Mono Lake Tufa walks, tours of Bodie State Park and an evening treat, “Stars Over Mono.” For times and information, visit www.monolake.org or call 760.647.6595.