November 21, 2019
Previously Spectrum of Innovation
This is the time of year to count our blessings and give back to others. SOI invites you to learn more about your community and all it has to offer, as well as the many ways you can help.
Impact – RTA
Visit the Riverside Transit Agency’s website for more information about how you can benefit from some of the new improvements.
To request a bus stop closer to you, call your local council member, or call RTS directly at (951) 565-5002
Spotlight – Heyday
Robert Rankin Walker invites established and up and coming musicians, as well as anyone interested in Riverside County music and events, to check out the official Heyday website.
Voice of Innovation – Voices for Children
Visit Voices for Children online to learn more about becoming a CASA volunteer.
Need to Know
If you are looking for places to serve this Holiday Season, contact your local food bank, or check out one of these organizations that provide food in Riverside County. Carol’s Kitchen provides food and clothing in Beaumont, Banning, and Cabazon.
Valley Community Pantry in Hemet offers a wide range of services for the homeless and hungry. They are always in need of non-perishable food items and financial donations.
Community outreach of Murrieta provides food, clothing, household items and furniture for those in need.
In Riverside, Central Community Christian Fellowship is happy to present their 27th annual free Thanksgiving Day Dinner. Please contact them directly for details regarding their need for volunteers.
Charitable opportunities exist all year long. Volunteer or donate to help build homes for the needy with Habitat for Humanity.
Or, for one of these worthy causes:
Rancho Damacitas, where young single mothers receive room, board, and much needed support.
Michelle’s Place where women affected by breast cancer can receive the help they need to rise above this devastating disease.
You can also adopt a homeless pet: Animal Friends of the Valley.
In The Know
Be sure to put down the cigarettes and vapes on 11/21/2019. It’s a great way to start your road to quitting this dangerous habit for good. More information can be found here.
To fully experience the holidays in Riverside County, please see the flowing links to the community events we mentioned in our show.
Santa’s Hoof Camp – MENIFEE
Elf University LAKE ELSINORE
Mission Inn Festival of Lights – RIVERSIDE
Holiday Kids, Fun, Free Event – The Shops at Dos Lagos – CORONA
Winter Wonderland – RIVERSIDE
Winterfest – LAKE ELSINORE
Santa’s Electric Light Parade – TEMECULA
Hot Air Balloon Festival and Food Truck Fiesta – CATHEDRAL CITY
Gingerbread Lane at Old Town Artisan Studio – PALM SPRINGS
Amaze Light Festival – NORCO