Libations for Donations Fundraiser Feb 26

Join us for “Libations for Donations” at Phatsy Kline’s in the Historic Eagle House from 6PM to 10PM on February 26.

This fundraiser will help the UPLIFT Eureka Program designed to support our houseless community members in accessing vital resources to obtain housing, employment, and to reclaim independence.

That’s right, you can have a good time and support solutions to homelessness.

There will be live music too! Join us for Blues Night hosted by Andy B!

One dollar from every drink will go directly to support UPLIFT Eureka. So please, come join us for a night of dancing and libations meanwhile supporting your community.


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Pathway to Payday Free Job Workshop Series Returns!

Real Skills. Real Interviews. Real Job Opportunities.

Pathway to Payday has a greater than 90% success rate receiving a second interview or a job offer for those who complete all four days.

All classes are 10am-1pm at The Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center (133 7th Street in Eureka).


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City of Eureka Celebrates Another Successful Employment Workshop

The City of Eureka’s Pathway to Payday is a four-day employment workshop that takes place in partnership with the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center. This event focuses on the enhancement of application, resume & interview skills, & offers participants the opportunity to interview with real employers for real jobs, receiving tangible feedback that they can apply to future interviews.

To date, Pathway to Payday has garnered a 90+% success rate with participants who complete all four days receiving either a second interview or a job offer.

This week, 23 of our valued community members completed the December 2019 Pathway to Payday event while 22 of these individuals received either a second interview or a job offer. Further, the participating businesses had overwhelmingly positive feedback about the candidates they interviewed.

Below are some excerpts from the participant surveys collected:

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Get Out & Play Day 2019 Video

We took the images you submitted for #gopd2019 and combined them into a fun video.

Thanks to everyone who submitted an image.

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Winners of GOPD 2019 Contests

Part of the fun of Get Out & Play Day is taking part in the contests.

Here are the winners from #gopd2019

Photo Winners

  • Best overall Photo: Ironman Spellmeyer on Facebook

Ironman Spellmeyer Winning Photo

  • Best Family Photo: Annie Nisson on Facebook

Annie Nisson Winning Photo

  • Cutest Photo of a Child: Sharon Plumlee

Random Drawing Winners

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Get Tickets for Showdown Kids Theater for Aug 10

Support local youth by attending the big finale of their acting camp.

Saturday, August 10 will be the big finale of all the creative work the children have been doing in our first-ever Showdown Theater Camp. The children, from ages 10-15 will be performing the play they’ve worked on since the end of July.


  • Location: Northcoast Repertory Theater (300 Fifth Street
  • Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019
  • Time: 4PM (show is less than one hour)
  • Cost: $5 at the door

About the play:

US A Teen History is a walk through American history, from Plymouth Rock to the internet, all told through the eyes of teenagers.

This story theatre-style show is a compilation of scenes, songs, skits and monologues about the great tapestry that is America. And, like American history, it’s funny, tragic, dramatic and strange. It’s an insight into those who never made the pages of the history books, the teens who helped shape a nation.

Did you know that some of the drummer boys in the Revolutionary War were as young as 11? Or that Caroline Pickersgill was only 14 when she sewed more than a million stitches into the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner”? Or that Sacagawea was 16 with a baby when she helped Lewis and Clark (who somehow remind us of Bill and Ted) map the western territories? Adults made the history books, but plenty of teens helped make history.=

About the Writers and Teachers:

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Bar Crawl Drink of the Day: Vista Paloma

Each day this week, we’re going to specialize on at least one drink for the first-ever GOPD Bar Crawl

This time, we’re focusing on the

“Vista Paloma”

Its made of Patron, Fresh Lime, Ruby Red Grapefruit, Soda Water and you can try it at the Vista Del Mar • 91 Commercial Street for just $10.00 on Friday night July 26.

If you’d like to pick up a booklet with the rules and all the drinks, you’ll be able to pick one up at the Adorni or you can download a pdf by following this link. In it, you’ll see all the bars as well as the special drinks they’ll be offering.

Plus, you’ll be able to win prizes!

In case you missed the details, follow this link to find it on this blog or go to our Facebook event.


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