Laguna women honored for work

October 01, 2004

Six local women will be honored at the American Assn. of University

Women, Laguna Beach Foundation's sixth annual leadership dinner,

which will be sponsored by the American Assn. of University Women

Laguna Beach Foundation.

The women were selected for their accomplishments in a variety of

fields. Laura Davick will be honored for her work on behalf of the

environment. Vera Martinez and Natalie Zucker will be recognized for


community service. Lucinda Prewitt will receive recognition for her

work on behalf of the arts. Jean Raun will be honored for public

advocacy. Kathryn Turner will receive honors for her work in


The dinner will begin with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 25

at Tivoli Too!, 777 Laguna Canyon Road. Reservations will be due by

Oct. 18 and the cost will be $38.

For more information, e-mail or call (949)


Plenty planned for Fire Prevention Week

The Laguna Beach Fire Department will observe Fire Prevention Week

2004, Sunday through Oct. 9. The week marks the anniversary of the

Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The fire department will be promoting

home smoke alarms and detectors, and will encourage residents to

check their homes for fire dangers.

Throughout October, the fire department will participate in fire

drills and firefighting demonstrations will be held at local schools.

A "Fire Station Tour Day" will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct.

9 at each of the city's four fire stations: 505 Forest Avenue, Agate

and Glenneyre streets, Alta Laguna Boulevard and Tree Top Lane, and

2nd Avenue near Virginia Way in South Laguna. For more information,

call (949) 497-0700.

Red Flag Patrol volunteers needed

The Laguna Coast Fire Safe Council is seeking volunteers for Red

Flag Patrols.

Volunteers work when authorities issue red flag warnings of

extreme fire dangers, which frequently coincide with Santa Ana winds

during the fall and early winter. Volunteers will be trained to drive

patrols and to work as fire lookouts.

The first training session is scheduled for 8:45 to 10:45 a.m. on

Oct. 9 in Conference Room A, City Hall, 50 Forest Ave. The second

session is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13 in the same location.

For more information, call Pat Cooper at (949) 494-6220.

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