LCDC in the news

We’ve been busy: What a week for media! First there was last Tuesday’s Chula Vista City Council Meeting in which LCDC Executive Director Ben Vallejos thanked outgoing Mayor Charyl Cox for all her support.  See the video here. On Wednesday, Fox 5 News’ Jason Handman came to the Living Coast to visit a few of our Animal Ambassadors and talk about Winter Day Camps for
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Giving Tuesday Huge Success PS You Can Keep Giving

LDCD heroes give big to support Animal Care on #GivingTuesday Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, was a worldwide special day of giving.  We put together a great Wish List of necessary items for the care of our animals. We were able to raise over $700 for our animals! If you gave to support our Wish List, thank you! If you still want to give, even
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Winter Day Camps for Kids

Winter Day Camps Dec 29-Jan 5 Winter Day Camps at the Living Coast Discovery Center are fun and educational Day Camp programs, for kids aged 4-18, held during the two-week winter break for most schools. Through animal encounters, games, arts and crafts, outdoor exploration, role play and career exploration, the world of our amazing native wildlife comes to life! Our Thanksgiving camps sold out
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Winter Day Camps Dec 29-Jan 5

Winter Day Camps Dec 29-Jan 5 Winter Day Camps at the Living Coast Discovery Center are fun and educational Day Camp programs, for kids aged 4-18, held during the two-week winter break for most schools. Through animal encounters, games, arts and crafts, outdoor exploration, role play and career exploration, the world of our amazing native wildlife comes to life! To order, or for more
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Giving Tuesday December 2

The Living Coast Discovery Center is participating in Giving Tuesday, a national initiative designed to encourage individuals to give to non-profits during a dedicated day of giving. There is a day for giving thanks, a day for deals, a day for shopping small, and a day for shopping online, but December 2, 2014 is a special day for giving back to the community. Please
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Living Coast Discovery Center Closed on Thanksgiving (11-27-14)

The Living Coast Discovery Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day(11-27-14) so that our staff can enjoy the holiday with their family. We will resume our regular hours (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM) on Friday, Nov. 28th. We wish you and your family health and happiness — and hope that you have much to be thankful for. While we’re at it, thank you for
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Living Coast Discovery Center is Closed for Thanksgiving (11-27-14)

The Living Coast Discovery Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day(11-27-14) so that our staff can enjoy the holiday with their family. We will resume our regular hours (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM) on Friday, Nov. 28th. We wish you and your family health and happiness — and hope that you have much to be thankful for. While we’re at it, thank you for
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We’re Thankful for Sapphire

We’ve got so many things to be thankful for! One thing in particular is our newest animal ambassador, Sapphire! This beautiful gal needed a forever home, and we are grateful for all of the people and organizations that made her journey to San Diego Bay a rousing success.  Thanks to: The Turtle Hospital, in Marathon Florida, for rescuing and taking care of Sapphire not
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Something For The Kids To Do

Looking for something to occupy young minds in the days before Thanksgiving?  The Living Coast Discovery Center offers one-, two- and three-day camps on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before the Big Day!  Now you can clear the decks for pie-baking, or whatever you like to do, while the kids work up an appetite for learning and, of course, pie. Camps are selling well
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Living Coast in the Starlight Parade Dec. 6th

Mark your calendars for December 6, 2014!  Living Coast staff members and Animal Ambassadors will be on hand for the 50th Annual Chula Vista Starlight Parade (at 6:00 p.m.). We’ll also be on hand at Holiday In The Village (Third Avenue between E & H Streets) from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. You could make a day of it. Better yet, why not spend the day at
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