A four-session workshop, “Become Slender With Hypnosis,” will begin on Monday (June 25) from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Westminster Community Services building.
It will be conducted by hypnotherapist Pamela J. Schmidt and is sponsored by the Garden Grove and Westminster community services. The fee is $50 and an optional CD will be available for $13. Call (714) 741-5244 or 895-2860 to register. Bringing a pillow, mat or blanket is optional.
Vy Luu, pictured with Garden Grove City Councilman Kris Beard, was honored recently for being the top reader in t
he first year of the Million Word Reader Club at Zeyen Elementary School in Garden Grove.
The fourth grader has been in the United States for only two years, and yet she read over three million words over the school year.
GRAND OLD FLAG
The Garden Grove Elks Lodge held its annual Flag Day event last week, paying tribute to the Stars and Stripes.
Missy Mendoza from the Miss Garden Grove court was on hand to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” and “God Bless America.” The color guard was provided by Boy Scout Troop 111.
The guest speaker was Marine Corps veteran Michelle De La Cruz, who spoke on “A Perspective On Patriotism.” She is a member of the Santa Ana American Legion Post and the Katuktu chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
ELOQUENCE OF LIBERTY
Shakespeare Orange County, a local non-profit theater organization, will perfprm its fifth annual reading of the Declaration of Independence on Wednesday, July 4 beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Festival Amphitheatre, 12762 Main St., Garden Grove.
This tradition began in 2008, when performers in the SOC’s company gathered for the first time to commemorate the nation’s start by reading the historic document in full.
Admission is free. Call (714) 590-1575 for more information.
SHE’S A DAISY
Daisy Pham of Garden Grove has graduated from the University of San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
USD is a Catholic college chartered in 1949 with an enrollment of 7,800 undergraduate and graduate students.
CLOSED FOR FOURTH
The Garden Grove Journal’s office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. All regular deadlines and publication dates will remain the same.
For more information, call (714) 539-6018.