DA Steve Cooley to speak at Kiwanis membership drive

DOWNEY - Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley will deliver the keynote address at a membership drive by the Downey Kiwanis Club this Thursday at the Rio Hondo Event Center.Cooley, currently serving a third consecutive term as county district attorney, will speak on the importance of public service. The district attorney has established offices in Downey, Bellflower, Norwalk and Whittier, and his deputy district attorneys are encouraged to become involved in their local communities. Downey Kiwanis is part of Kiwanis International and is one of the oldest and most established service organizations in Downey. They are creators of the Kiwanis Foundation, a charitable foundation that supports local projects in the community. The membership drive luncheon is free to prospective members and will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Downey citizens who are interested in performing community service and helping Downey children are invited to attend. For more information, contact Downey Kiwanis President Mario Trujillo at (562) 500-5484 or e-mail mariojtrujillo@aol.com.

********** Published: May 8, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 3