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2013 Sunset Sip Event To Benefit The Guidance Center In Long Beach

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The Guidance Center

EL SEGUNDO, CA — On August 1, the Los Angeles Kings, The Guidance Center, and the Los Angeles Kings Alumni Association announced that the third annual Sunset Sip event, hosted by Kings former right wing and current television color commentator Jim Fox, will be held on Friday, September 6, 2013, from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, at the offices at Keesal, Young and Logan, in Long Beach, California.

Proceeds from the event will benefit The Guidance Center, which “has been leading children and families to a brighter future for more than 60 years,” according to a statement. “They provide quality mental health care to more than 2,000 children and families each year in the communities of Long Beach, Compton/Lynwood, San Pedro and Avalon on Catalina Island.”

“The Guidance Center provides comprehensive mental health treatment to the community’s most disadvantaged children and their families struggling with mental illness and abuse, leading them toward a positive and productive future,” the statement continued. “The Guidance Center envisions a community where all children have the help they need to be healthy and happy. “

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2012 Sunset Sip With Jim Fox Benefits The Guidance Center

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The Guidance Center

Los Angeles Kings television color commentator and Kings alumnus Jim Fox will host the second annual “Sunset Sip” wine tasting reception at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach (628 Alamitos Avenue) on Thursday, September 20, from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

Proceeds from the reception will once again benefit The Guidance Center, which has been leading children and families to a brighter future for more than 60 years by providing quality mental health care to more than 2,000 children and families each year in the communities of Long Beach, Compton/Lynwood, San Pedro and Avalon on Catalina Island.

The Guidance Center provides comprehensive mental health treatment to the community’s most disadvantaged children and their families struggling with mental illness and abuse, leading them toward a positive and productive future. The Guidance Center also envisions a community where all children have the help they need to be healthy and happy.

Individual tickets are $100 each and couples (two tickets) cost $175. The evening will also feature a tasting contest and a silent auction. Read more of this post

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Living The Hockey Dream Captures The Magic Of The Game

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MONTEREY PARK, CA — Whether you played the game at any level or are just a spectator, if you truck the kids to hockey practice very early in the morning or just lie on the living room couch and watch games on television, just about everyone touched by the game has a hockey dream or two.

In Living The Hockey Dream, author Brian Kennedy, Ph.D., a native of Montreal, an Associate Professor of English at Pasadena City College and a freelance hockey writer who covers the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks for Inside Hockey, explores the hockey dreams—realized or not—of people involved with the game at all levels and all walks of life.

To be sure, this is not a book focusing on National Hockey League superstars and their glory days in the NHL—if that’s what you are looking for, prepare to be disappointed. Read more of this post

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