Page 2 May 30, 2019 EL SEGUNDO HERALD
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THURSDAY, MAY 30
• El Segundo Certified Farmer’s Market, 3:00
PM. – 7:00 PM., located on Main Street,
Downtown El Segundo
FRIDAY, MAY 31
• Bingo, 1:00 PM. - 3:00 PM., 50 Plus, $3.00
minimum, Senior Club of El Segundo, 339
• RSS Spring Sing, 9:20 AM. – 11:40 AM.,
ESHS Performing Arts Center, 640 Main
SATURDAY, JUNE 1
• ARMED FORCES RETIREE EXPO, 8:00
AM. – 12:00 PM., Featuring exhibitors,
guest speakers, music and free BBQ!! LA
Air Force Base, 200 Douglas Blvd., El
Segundo. ***Military Retirees with valid
• Saturday Night Dance, 7:00 PM. – 9:45
PM., Cost: $5.00 Per Person, Adults of all
Ages Welcome, Senior Club of El Segundo,
339 Sheldon St., Call: 310-524-2705.
• Heritage Room Open to the Public, 1:00
PM. – 3:00 PM., El Segundo Public Library,
111 W. Mariposa Ave, Call Sari:
SUNDAY, JUNE 2
• Bridge & Pinochle Groups, 11:30 AM. –
3:45 PM, Senior Club of El Segundo, 339
Sheldon St., Call Pam at: 310-318-2856.
MONDAY, JUNE 3
• Canasta Group, 11:30 AM. – 3:00 PM., 50
Plus, Free, Senior Club of El Segundo, 339
Sheldon St., Call Pam at: 310-318-2856.
TUESDAY, JUNE 4
• Pinochle, 11:30 AM. – 3:30 PM., Senior
• Want to keep up your swimming skills?
• Learn a new sport?
• Make new friends?
Come Try Trojan Water Polo Club for Free
for 3 Whole Months!
Starting April 30th, the following introductory classes will
be offered at the El Segundo Plunge. Free through July for
all residents of El Segundo and the Wiseburn School District:
Splashball is for boys & girls ages 4-9.
Junior Polo is for boys & girls ages 9-14.
Residents of El Segundo and the Wiseburn School District
that wish to join any of our competitive teams
receive 2 weeks free and discounted dues.
For more information on how to register visit Trojan Water Polo Club @
http://www.trojanwaterpolo.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What’s Going on Here?
Being from a big city, I believed what I
read and heard that about small communities,
that everybody knew each other, and would
do anything for their neighbors and so on.
We are friendly people, yet find people in
E.S. not to be so. It lacks neighborly outreach.
Our Open House seemed to be enjoyed a
few years ago, but the lack of any attempt to
“wave” or say “hi” in response shows they
can’t be bothered. What’s going on here? Do
people want to keep to themselves? What
– Susie Shaw
Trash Can Eyesore:
Does anyone besides me view all these
new, over-sized plastic trash containers as
I volunteer with the ES Police Department
and drive many of the streets and alleys of
El Segundo regularly. We are looking for
anything out of the ordinary. We also check
homes of persons on vacation and report
graffiti. One of the things that stood out
recently while on patrol was the abundance
of the new, oversized plastic trash containers.
It seems that they are so large that they
can’t be stored out of sight and are in the
front of many homes or in the alleys almost
blocking access. I know from experience that
the large container was so big, I couldn’t get
mine through my side gate!
Perhaps people don’t realize the visual
impact of so many containers. I personally
don’t need 96 gallon containers. I called
the new disposal company and talked to a
very nice lady and she said that we could
exchange them for containers half that size
(or smaller) at no cost. You could even mix
and match sizes, if you want.
I guess the concern here is visual impact.
Containers stored in the front of the house
or apartment all week long is not a pretty
picture. Consider smaller, more easily stored
and moved trash containers. Help keep El
Segundo a nice place to live.
– Dick Wyckoff •
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Calendar of Events
See Calendar of Events, page 10
Local Firefighters Participate
in Burn Relay
Recently, El Segundo Firefighters took part in
the 27th annual Southern California Firefighters
Burn relay to raise money for the Alisa Ann
Ruch Burn Foundation. The parade of fire
engines and CHP units traveled to stations
all across the Southland to pick up donations
and raise awareness for this important cause.
– Content and Photo: ESFD
SEED Awards Recognize
Environmental Excellence of
South Bay Businesses
The South Bay Business Environmental
Coalition (SBBEC) will be hosting its Annual
SoCal Environmental Excellence Development
(SEED) Awards in October. This
awards program recognizes the extraordinary
environmental efforts of local businesses,
individuals and organizations throughout
Do you know a person, organization or
company that is making a special effort
to improve the environment? If so, please
nominate them for a SEED Award! The SBBEC
is accepting nominations for the annual
SEED Awards now. Please visit www.sbbec.
org for more information and to download
an application. If you have questions, please
call Doug Krauss at 310-349-2987.
– Source: Hawthorne Chamber •
Robert “Bob” Ishii
Robert “Bob” Ishii, age 77,
passed away peacefully into the
Lord’s presence on Monday, May
20, after suffering a stroke and
multiple medical complications.
He owned and operated Ishii
Dental Laboratory for 50 years,
and recently served as chaplain
of his church. After retiring last
year, Bob had more time to
perfect his golf game, bike ride
or run at the beach, and enjoy
his favorite foods. He will be
missed by his wife Diane Warren
Ishii, and children Laurie
(Brian), Tracy (Shawn), Jonathan
(Tara), and Bethany (Matt), by
his grandchildren Shawn, Shane,
Blake and Lila, and his sister,
Pauline (Rudy). A celebration
of Bob’s life will be held at the
El Segundo United Methodist
Church on Friday, June 7th at
Deirdre Patricia (Rohan) Thamann
Deirdre Patricia (Rohan)
Thamann passed away peacefully
at home on May 17, 2019.
Dede was born on January 26,
1931 to Joan and Michael Rohan.
She married Edwin Thamann on
October 10, 1953. She enjoyed
a 30 year career at Air New
Zealand where she made many
Dede is survived by her children
Mike Thamann, Jim(Coni)
Thamann, Tricia Roscitto, Hilary(Jim)
McIntyre and her grandchildren-Jennifer, Katy,
Danny, Eric, Gregory, Ryan, Sean, Brittany,
Maggie, Claire, Conor, Abenet,
James, Emma, Nathan, Noah,
Steven, Benjamin, Bella and her
beloved dog Nikki.
She was preceded in death
by her husband Ed, mother and
father, Joan and Michael and
Funeral services will be held at
Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver
City on June 8 at 12:30 pm. Interment
to immediately follow. In
lieu of flowers donations can be made to the
German Shepard Rescue of Orange County
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