May 2017

More than 30 students, residents and stakeholders took part in Environmental Charter Middle School’s Clean- up Day event on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Trash was removed, bulky items discarded and streets and alleyways were swept from 167th Street to Gardena Avenue between Hoover Street and Vermont Avenue.

Also, trash was removed at Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve, near Vermont Avenue and Artesia Blvd. In addition, vegetables were planted and garden boxes were stenciled on-campus.

Environmental Charter Middle School Gardena (ECMS-G), 812 W. 165th Place, is a stakeholder with Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council (HGNNC) and is located in its boundaries.

Future outstanding Clean up Days like this one are planned as bi-monthly events that started in January 2017  and will continue in the fall as the current semester ends in June. More upcoming Green Up Days will be posted on the HGNNC website. Stakeholders, both youth and adult, are invited to participate. Call ECMS-G for details at (310) 425-1605.

HGNNC will meet on Tuesday, May 9th and will discuss and vote on official position and support needed to address public safety and Street Takeovers in the Harbor Gateway North Community.

Meeting details: Tues. May 9 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the 135th Street School, 801 W. 135th Street, Gardena, CA 90247.

Donald Galatz of Project Street Legal will discuss his proposal to create an off-street racing location in the Harbor area which would discourage illegal street racing on public streets. The Board will appoint two Budget Representatives for the 2017-2018 fiscal year and also discuss sending a letter to Mayor Garcetti and the City Council stating the budget priorities for the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council area based on the issues stakeholders have raised in person, via email, and by telephone.

View Fox 11 Article on Street Takeovers

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Join our Free Community Emergency Response Training Class weekly on Wednesday starting May 3 for 7 Wednesdays. Firefighter Randall Opperman will help get you disaster ready!

The Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council is sponsoring seven CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) classes starting tomorrow, Wed. May 3 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the 135th Street School, 801 W. 135th Street, Gardena, CA 90247. Come at 6:30 p.m. for light refreshments. Attend all seven classes (or some of us and complete your training during another session) and receive one of our red emergency preparedness bags with a flashlight and first aid kit.

The classes are taught by the Los Angeles Fire Department and cover the supplies you need to have on hand to survive for 5-7 days at home with possibly no electricity or gas, fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster psychology, and how to set up medical services during a disaster.

Find out more and Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lafd-cert-harbor-gateway-tickets-31108567563

NSTRUCTOR: FIREFIGHTER RANDALL OPPERMAN (213) 202-3129

7:00PM – 9:30PM

Class 1 – May 3 (Introduction, Disaster Awareness)

Class 2 – May 10 (Disaster Fire Suppression Techniques)

Class 3 – May 17 (Disaster Medical Operations 1)

Class 4 – May 24 (Disaster Medical Operations 2)

Class 5 – May 31 (Light Search & Rescue Operations)

Class 6 – Jun 7 (Team Organization & Disaster Psychology)

Class 7 – Jun 14 (Terrorism & Homeland Defense)
YOU MUST ATTEND ALL CLASSES TO RECEIVE A “CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION”.

 

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