What You Missed: Owens Valley News/Events for 3-10-22
Blake Jones Trout Derby (March 12th)
Calling all fishing enthusiasts – don’t forget the Trout Derby is this upcoming Saturday! Anyone is welcome to register for the kid or adult categories, and there will be many contests with different prizes including cash, float tubes, fishing gear, and more. Check-in/registration starts at 6 AM on March 12th, and your catches must be weighed by 3 PM. Entry fee is $25 for an adult and $15 for kids under 12. Go to www.bishopvisitor.com for the registration form and get signed up today!
Mammoth Lakes Events Forum (March 16th)
Mammoth Lakes Tourism and the Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce is hosting an events forum! Event producers, professionals, and any interested parties are welcome to attend; the purpose of the event is to provide helpful information to anyone interested in putting on events in the Mammoth Lakes area. Lunch will be provided. Register ASAP at www.mammothlakeschamber.org.
Life and Longevity in the Blue Zones: Free Health Presentation (March 17th)
Northern Inyo Healthcare District is hosting a free, open to the public, educational healthy lifestyle talk titled “Life and Longevity in the Blue Zones” with Kalina Gardiner, RDN. A “blue zone” refers to a few geographic places in the world where people have low rates of chronic disease and illness and tend to live longer. Watch the presentation live on NIHD’s YouTube channel on Thursday, March 17th, at 5:30 pm.
BPVFD Appreciation Day Indian Taco Sale (March 19th)
On Saturday, March 19th, there will be free Indian Tacos for all Big Pine Fire First Responders in honor of Big Pine Volunteer Fire Department Appreciation Day. Additionally, there will be baked goods, breakfast burritos, beadwork, baskets, jewelry, and other handmade items. Head on down to 128 Main St. in Big Pine from 9 AM – 3 PM, with tacos being served from 11 AM – 3 PM.
Free Dump Day (March 20th)
The Independence and Lone Pine Landfills have a free dump day on Sunday, March 20th from 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Residential waste can be dropped off at either landfill with no cost; however, commercial or hazardous waste will not be accepted. There is a limit of 9 tires per trip, and rims must be removed or the tires won’t be accepted. Please pre-sort and tarp your loads before bringing your waste to the dump.
Eastside Student Center is Hiring!
Eastside Student Center is looking to hire a Student Center Program Coordinator. The job will be seasonal, based on the school calendar, and will be $25-$30 an hour for 10-15 hours per week. The Program Coordinator will be the general point person for all Student Center operations, and among other duties will be a leader and mentor to students and volunteers. Go to www.eastsidestudentcenter.org for a full job description, and send cover letter and resume to [email protected]