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Vandenberg Village Lions Club to serve diners, help students

The Vandenberg Village Lions Club will serve diners for the 11th straight year Tuesday at Tom's "Home of the Educated Hamburger" in an effort to raise money for its scholarship fund.

The Tip-a-Lion event will run from 5 to 8 p.m. at the restaurant, located at 115 E. College Ave. Raffle prizes will also be given away during the event. All tips and money raised through the raffle will scholarships provided by the club to Cabrillo High School seniors, according to the club.

To pick up orders, call 736-9996. To view the restaurant's menu, visit

Adam to hold office hours at Vets Building

Santa Barbara County 4th District Supervisor Peter Adam will meet with constituents from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lompoc Veterans Memorial Building, 100 E. Locust Ave., Suite 101.

Members of the community are invited to drop by to discuss any concerns or questions they may have about local county government.

Anyone unable to attend can call Adam’s office at 737-7700 for assistance or to make an appointment.

Limón to speak at Women's History celebration

Assemblywoman Monique Limón, D-Santa Barbara, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker during a Women's History Month celebration planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Mission Club, 4300 Club House Road in Vandenberg Village.

The event, which is open to the community, is being put on by the Lompoc-Vandenberg Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The theme for the 2018 Women’s History Month is “Nevertheless, she persisted.” Limón was elected to the Assembly in November 2016 and represents the 37th district that includes over half of Santa Barbara County, as well as nearly a quarter of Ventura County.

A brunch buffet will be available at the meeting for $25. To make a reservation, contact Dianne Owens at or at 733-1734.

Flapjack Fundraiser to help girls attend Tech Trek 

The Lompoc-Vandenberg Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a Flapjack Fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. March 17 at Applebee’s, 621 W. Central Ave.

The money raised will go toward the cost of sending five seventh-grade girls to the AAUW Tech Trek STEM Camp, which will be held in July at UCSB. Tech Trek is a weeklong academic residential camp featuring hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Tickets for the Flapjack Fundraiser, which are $10, can be purchased in advance from AAUW members or at the door. For more information, call Wynn Clevenger at 736-3067.

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Chili/Bake Sale fundraiser planned for March 17

The women of the First United Methodist Church of Lompoc will hold a Chili/Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 17 in the Fireside Room at the church, 925 North F St.

All food will be available to eat in or take out. Proceeds will support local and global mission projects, according to organizers.

For more information, call the church office at 736-1271.

Grace Temple to dedicate new church chimes

Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 201 South H St., will hold dedication and appreciation services at 12:30 p.m. March 18 to celebrate the recently repaired chimes at the historic church, as well as to thank those who donated to the effort to repair the chimes.

“We at Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church appreciate your contributions and support toward the repairs of our chimes,” read a statement from the church.

For more information, contact the church at 736-4645.