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Canoga Park Car Plays - Get Ready to Fasten Your Seatbelt

Meet the playwrights & cocktails at 5:30 PM
Premier Original Stories at 7:00PM

VIP Meet and Greet | Cocktails | Reserved Seating $50 General Admission $25 | Students and Seniors $15
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CSUN Receives Nearly $166,000 Eisner Foundation Grant to Assess Intergenerational Services in LA County

CSUN received a $165,756 grant from the Eisner Foundation to take a serious look at the programs offered by one of the county’s largest providers of services to grandparents and other family caregivers, the nonprofit Grandparent as Parents (GAP).
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CSUN gets $880,000 grant to cut obesity in Canoga Park

CSUN will be working with local community groups (including NPA) to build the foundation for ongoing efforts to combat obesity. 
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Get Reconnected. Join as a Boys and Girls Club Alumni Member

CSUN Neighborhood Partners in Action (NPA) is bringing this message to you about one of our Canoga Park NPA partners. If you had a relationship with the Boys and Girls Club as a youth, please continue your support of their efforts as identified above.
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In This Neighborhood Exercise Class, the Push-Ups aren’t for Pushovers

Be sure to check out the article written in the LA Times about NPA’s very own 100 Citizen Project hosted in Canoga’s Lanark Park.
“I’d been invited by Cal State Northridge professor Steven Loy, whose kinesiology students run free boot-camp-style classes every week at Lanark and three other San Fernando Valley parks. About 40 people showed up, including a retired physician who drove in from Topanga, a nanny who walked the loop pushing two baby strollers, a husband and wife looking for an alternative to the local gym, and a mother of four who outran her 20-year-old daughter…”


CSUN Creates Scholarship Program for Canoga Park Residents

California State University, Northridge officials announced Friday night the creation of a scholarship program that would cover CSUN tuition for high school students from Canoga Park who are committed to giving back to their community. Through the Bridge to the Future Scholars program, CSUN officials said the university intends to offer free tuition to up to 100 high school graduates from Canoga Park each year who meet the program’s qualifications. The announcement was made during a gala celebration in Canoga Park that honored the university for its outreach in the area….
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All Sports Day

The afternoon of Dec. 6 was one of the picture-perfect fall afternoons when Southern California residents thank the cloudless heavens for where they live. Temperatures were in the 70s and the air was fresh from the heavy rains that had pelted the area earlier in the week. That was the backdrop for a day when nearly 100 kids from the San Fernando Valley area attended All Sports Day at California State University, Northridge, where children in grades 1 through 8 learned about different sports and received some life skills lessons in the process.
– Date: Published on Dec 16th
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CSUN Students Help Local School Kids Get Moving

CSUN students and faculty are working with the schools thanks to a partnership with Dignity Health/Northridge Hospital, which received a $290,000 grant from the UniHealth Foundation to promote fitness and combat childhood obesity at Canoga Park and Hart Street elementary schools in Canoga Park. The one-year grant was renewed for the 2014-15 school year after a successful first run during the 2013-14 year. With funding from Dignity Health, the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) project will continue into next year.
– Date: Published on Dec 8th
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