Here are six reasons why skate parks are beneficial to our community. 1) Skateparks reduce illicit behavior. – while there can be an occasional “bas seed”, providing designated spaces for positive activities is the best way to curb unwanted behavior. 2) skateparks provide a safe environment for skateboarding. – skateboarding is going to happen while
On December 15th the Park & Rec Commission approved the El Camino Real park as the skate, scooter and bike friendly park in San Juan Capistrano. Of the of the 5 location that the Commission reviewed, this was best suited for the location of a skatepark in this underutilized park. The nice thing it is
So finally we got around to having someone set up our website properly. It will be a few days, but please feel free to stay updated with us through our Facebook page. *update* 12/24/14 – And done. Looks like everything is in place. More photos should be up momentarily in the gallery event section.
How can you get involved? We love our donations in all forms for instance Drive Traffic Media donated time for training our kids for social media and also trained us on how to blog on our website. Click here to change a kids life Click Here.
WOW! Summer flew by this year. Now we have fabulous stories to tell about what we did and what we accomplished. Each one of our story will differ about the same events when we reminisce. They will continue to improve over time, like a good old fish story. Great Opportunities‘ goal is to open as many
I am publishing a feature on Ricardo and Rosa Beas for the upcoming issue of South County Magazine and would like to include testimonials/thoughts on them as people, local business owners, philanthropists, community involvement, etc. Jody Robinson, editor Community Publications HB Magazine, Orange Magazine, South County Magazine, Newport Mesa Magazine & Marmalade – a SoCal Family Magazine
Hello I hope all is well. Budget cuts have devastated after school and summer programs in low income neighborhoods. Beneficial and affordable programs are difficult to locate in these deprived areas. These young children then spend their afternoon and summer vacation with minimal supervision, make these youth susceptible to the influences of gangs. Not to
The “Swim and Learn” program of San Clemente was started in 2010 by Great Opportunities member Isabela Michelle Blanda. After growing up in San Clemente by Las Palmas school, being a student there and being in numerous swim programs she saw many of her friends from this area were not participating in them and many
A lifetime of surfing and ocean experience around many parts of the world . Six years working with Great Opportunities on all activities and responsible for introducing math tutoring and the Explorer program to Great Opportunities. Five and a half years working with San Juan Capistrano outreach and food distribution program. Responsible for taking applications and dealing
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