Marinello Schools of Beauty, is hosting a Cut-A-Thon fundraiser today in honor of student Angel Bravo, who was killed over the weekend in one of several Pomona shootings.
The Ontario and San Bernardino Marinello campuses are inviting the local community to participate in the Cut-A-Thon today, with 100 percent of haircut sales donated to the victim’s family. During the Cut-A-Thon, Marinello students and staff will release 100 red balloons, Bravo’s favorite color, in memory of his life.
Marinello also will be taking donations for Bravo’s family during a car wash and bake sale in the Ontario campus parking lot on Sunday.
Additionally, monetary donations can be made online at http://youcaring.com/angelbravo.
For more information, call 909-988-4629
Marinello Schools of Beauty, Ontario Campus, 940 N. Mountain Ave.
- Cut-A-Thon: today from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. (100 red balloons will be released at 4 p.m.)
- Car Wash: Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
It was only meant to draw people out to the beach, not cause a controversy.
An advertisement promoting the city of Torrance that has appeared in the Daily Bulletin has Alan Wapner, president of the Ontario International Airport Authority, concerned it is an attempt to “poach business” from the Inland Empire city.
Wapner recently said he felt the ad was meant to capitalize on LA/Ontario International Airport’s dwindling passenger activity and aimed at Ontario as a way to lure business to Torrance. The South Bay city is near Los Angeles International Airport. Continue reading
Ontario Elks Lodge will be holding its annual corn feed – serving all the corn you can eat. The meal also includes a hamburger or hot dog with barbecue beans/ seasoned fries. You can choose between roasted or boiled corn. The event is on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.. For more information, call 909-984-2777.
Cost: $6 Children 5 and under free.
Location: 1150 W. 4th St. in Ontario.
Walmart has opened a temporary hiring center at 1520 E. North Mountain Avenue to be able to handle the influx of applications it will be receiving for the 300 job opening for its newest Inland location.
Walmart will open its new store this fall near the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Fifth Street in Ontario.
Applications will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interested applicants may also apply online at http://careers.walmart.com.
In addition, Walmart has a Veterans Welcome Home Commitment program which offers jobs to qualified veteran swho has been honorably discharged within the past 12 months.
For more information, visit: http://walmartcareerswithamission.com.
More details to come.
Photo collage courtesy of Ontario Heritage
Jay Littleton Ballpark is currently serving as the site for the Senior Little League Western Regional Tournament until Aug. 9. Did you know it was the backdrop for “A League of their Own,” and even the big leagues?
The 78-year-old ballpark has a rich history in the game which includes serving as a backdrop for movies and spring training. Continue reading
Sons of the American Legion Squadron 112 will host its fifth annual “Comedy Night” at Ontario American Legion Post 112, 310 W. Emporia, on Aug. 6, at 7:30 p.m.,
Squadron 112’s Commander and standup comic Dan Callahan has coordinated the event, which will featuring performers from the Ontario Improv . Headlining the show is comedian Mel Austin and comedienne Jen Murphy, plus Jimmy Shaw and Matt Cole.. Suggested donation is $5 per person.
An appetizer menu will be available. The show will contain some ‘adult material’.
For anyone wishing more information, call Post 112 at 909-984-3811, or e-mail email@example.com with any questions, or visit Squadron 112’s website www.SAL112.webstarts.com
The Ontario Rotary Club will be hosting the Club’s monthly Business Focus Meeting on Thursday.
The guest speaker will be Darren Cook, who is responsible for business development for the County of San Bernardino Workforce Development Department.
As a Business Services representative for the County, his primary responsibility is to assist individuals in finding jobs through government programs as well as assisting companies to find qualified employees for those programs.
Ontario Rotary Club meeting are held at the Ontario Double Tree Hotel and the meeting starts at noon. The cost of the lunch meeting is $20 and visitors are welcome.
For more information, call Don Driftmier at 951-206-5731
Traffic at LA/Ontario International Airport continues to fall. Figures for June show an 8.48 percent drop from the same month the previous year. A total of 341,967 passengers traveled in and out of the airport.
For the first half of the year, activity at the airport is down 8 percent compared to the first six months in 2012. A total of 1.9 million passengers have passed through ONT.
As the downward trend continues comes news out of The Desert Sun that there are improvements being made at Palm Springs International Airport in anticipation of future growth.
Get ready to do some treasure hunting. Ontario will be hosting its next citywide yard (garage) sale weekend this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
The final yard sale weekend of the year will be November 1, 2, and 3, 2013.
Approved yard sale dates are the first full weekend in the months of February, May, August, and November. The rules for signs (one 6 square foot sign on the owner’s property) and rules for merchandise sold (seller’s personal property only, no new or re-sold goods) will remain unchanged.