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Inland Empire April 2018 Events

Habitat for Humanity San Gorgonio Pass Area Golf Tournament   Apr. 21
A fundraiser to build homes for low-income families. Entry fee includes green free, cart, range balls, goody bag, sack lunch, dinner and door prizes.
Time/Place: 10am / Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon, Beaumont
Contact: 951-769-7600 / www.habitatsgpa.org

Corona-Norco Day of the Child   Apr. 21
This FREE annual festival is designed for elementary school children and their parents. There will be a number of activities for children and information booths for parents.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / City Park: 930 E 6th Street
Contact: www.CoronaNorcoDayoftheChild.org

Unity in the Community Race   Apr. 21
Finishers medals for everyone in both the 5k and 10k! Professional chip timing. Partnership with Cops for Kids again! We encourage everyone to bring a new unwrapped toy for their program the day of the race. Same great school incentives from last year so are sure to get your school involved to win great prizes!
Time/Place: 7:45-10am / Diamond Stadium Levee, Lake Elsinore
Contact: https://lakeelsinoreunity.wordpress.com

Perris Community Health Fair  Apr. 21
Free Health Screenings, Prizes and Giveaways, Fitness Demos, Free Entertainment, Health Food Vendors, Educational Materials. Perris Elementary School District 5K Fun Run at 7am.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Perris City Hall Campus: 101 N. D Street
Contact: 951-943-6100 x281 / www.cityofperris.org/livewell

Lancer Golf Classic   Apr. 23
Proceeds from the tournament will aid Lancer student-athletes as they strive to succeed in the classroom and on the playing field. Please join us as we swing to make a difference in the lives of more than 400 student-athletes and help us provide them with a Christ-centered education at CBU.
Time/Place: Canyon Crest Country Club, Riverside
Contact: 951-343-4689 / www.cbulancers.com

Taste of Temecula Valley   Apr. 27-28
Friday VIP Dining & Concert experience, which features chefs and exclusive menu offerings from the area’s finest restaurants. Saturday features menu selections from the best Southern California restaurants, wineries, craft breweries, and specialty shops. Enjoy food selections while strolling among award-winning whites, reds, and rosés from area vintners or sampling a black stout, pale ale, or other specialty craft beer. Patrons can browse artisan booths, meet friends, and enjoy all-day live entertainment. Child-friendly attractions in a designated, special Fun Zone.
Time/Place: Fri 6-10pm, Sat 11am-7pm / Old Town Civic Center Plaza
Contact: www.temeculaeducationfoundation.org

Desert Edge VFW Post 233 Charity Golf Tournament   Apr. 28
Start off with coffee and pastries while you sign in. Four person scramble format. Entry fee includes one round of golf with cart, golf polo, goodie bag and lunch. Lunch, awards and raffle drawing will follow completion of play.
Time/Place: 7am / Championship Course-Morongo Golf Club, Beaumont
Contact: 951-203-2280 / www.beaumontcachamber.com

Clean Extreme 2018: The Levee   Apr. 28
Each year, hundreds of extremely dedicated volunteers, non-profits, and community organizations come together to beautify and improve areas of the City of Lake Elsinore. Join the community to pick up trash, clean up weeds, trim plants, pour concrete, paint and clean up participating areas and beautify our levee and trail.
Time/Place: 7am-2pm / The Levee (Lot B)
Contact: 951-674-3124 x314 / www.lake-elsinore.org

RHRTPL Día de los Niños   Apr. 28
Savor bilingual stories with Georgette Baker, ballet folklórico, treats & more. All ages. *Space is limited. Please arrive early to best ensure seating. We encourage carpooling. Program dates & times subject to change. Sponsored by the Friends of the Temecula Libraries.
Time/Place: 1-3pm / Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library
Contact: 951-693-8980 / https://temeculaca.gov

Menifee Better Together/Quail Valley Clean Up   Apr. 28
Every year, the City of Menifee, Quail Valley, and Sun City Communities are enhanced by the enormous volunteer efforts during the annual Menifee Better Together Event. Hundreds of volunteers come together to clean up and beautify these areas of the city.
Contact: 951-723-3880 / www.cityofmenifee.us

5K Run and Concert – BashFest   Apr. 28
Accentuating the positive through inclusion. Live performances, vendors, food truck and micro-breweries. Pet adoptions with Mary S Roberts Pet Adoption Center & City of Moreno Valley Pet Shelter. Portion of profits to benefit Lighthouse Social Services Center.
Time/Place: Lake Perris State Park
Contact: 951-413-3000 / www.moval.org

Evening Under the Oaks   Apr. 28
Silent auction and dinner to benefit support the need for improved technology, the Children’s Fund, and special needs not covered by funding.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Oak Grove: 24275 Jefferson Ave., Murrieta
Contact: 951-677-5599 x2238 / www.oakgrovecenter.org

Run Through the Vineyard   Apr. 28
Run or Walk our Challenging 10K, 5K or 2K Course and then join us for 2 for 1 wine tasting from 9:30-11am. Raises money for the Temecula Sunrise Rotary’s Community service projects. Beautiful finisher medals will be provided for all walk/run participants. Gildan t-shirts for all. Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club’s major fundraising event for the various community service projects it provides.
Time/Place: Maurice Car’rie Vineyard: 34225 Rancho California Road, Temecula
Contact: 949-632-5667 / www.temeculasunriserotary.com

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Reality Rally 2016 Temecula


Help raise funds, meet Reality Stars and support a great charity!

APRIL 7TH , 8TH and 9TH


“Fun for Funds”

for Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center

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Come One, Come All to the Reality Rally Festival

Temecula City Hall Square and Grounds
41000 Main St Temecula, Ca 92591

2016 date, Saturday, April 9th 4 pm – 9pm


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Believing in Good, Temecula Valley



sugar free, jdrf OUR TEAM NAME in honor of the daughter (Jillie) of friends that asked us to walk with them.

We were invited to participate in this walk by friends whose young daughter (Jillie) is living the day to day demands of Type 1 Diabetes. Honestly I had not heard of this organization prior to a few weeks ago when we agreed to walk and help fundraise. Now that I have experienced the group first hand I will always be a fan.

What a beautiful way to spend a Saturday morning. Crisp and clear blue skies in the 60’s, walking a 5k on a trail along beaches with an over view of Lake Elsinore out of the Storm Baseball parking lot.  There were hundreds of people, all ages surging at various speeds in front of us and behind us.  Fundraising teams of families and friends turned out in a myriad of personalized shirts, colors and themes.

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To learn more about the organization, make a donation or learn how their fundraising and advocacy is changing the lives of people in every community visit www.jdrf.org and maybe we’ll see you next year at the walk!


Living Thankful in the Temecula Valley 2013

Sometimes it feels like one of our hardest jobs as parents is teaching our kids how to be grateful.  I’m not sure it comes naturally to everyone.  I can say for a fact that a child that wants for nothing (IPad and IPhones don’t count!) has a hard time grasping what a true need really is…even if they do say please and thank you.

Our boys groaned a bit about our food drive.  Big surprise since they would be doing the heavy lifting.  A real residual benefit for us though is that participation in this worthwhile event is what we parents call a “teaching opportunity”.


On the day of our pick up, we let them sit in the back of the truck to search out the bags that were left at the curbs and sidewalks  (in the Temecula Creek, Oak Creek and Berringer Creek neighborhoods) for us to pick up and by the first recovered bag…they were all smiles and giggles.  They thought it was fun!  And by the 2nd bag they remembered and reminisced a bit about the last time we did this.


By the time we unloaded all of our bags into our Century 21 Wright office with all of the bags everyone else in our office collected…they were full of accomplishment.  There were piles of food everywhere!

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The food was donated to the Temecula, Murrieta Rescue Mission.


The food was sorted into Thanksgiving boxes by volunteers along with turkeys donated by Pechanga Resort and Casino  and given to seniors in our valley.


It was a good week.

Happy Thanksgiving Temecula Valley!

We are forever grateful to live here!

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Free Rides, Inflatables and Candy-Temecula

Every year Rancho Community Church sponsors OCTOBER EXTRAVAGANZA on October 31, halloween night.  It takes place at the pumpkin patch carnival near the entrance to the church.  Church families and volunteers host game booths and give away tons of candy that the church collects from the community in the month of October.  The rides, inflatables and candy are free for anyone that wants to attend.

Gates open 5:30-6:30 pm for children with special needs.

Open to the public 6:30-9pm

Rancho Community Church is located at 31300 Rancho Community Way, Temecula CA 92592.

Hope to see you there! Team_Greer-com

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Temecula Food Drive Needs

We are providing this list to help those that are participating in our October 2010 Food Drive for the Temecula, Murrieta Rescue Mission.  The Rescue Mission provides a box of non-perishable food to each family or individual(while supplies last) that show up on Wednesdays from 4-6 pm (winter hours will be 3-5) in the west parking lot of Rancho Community Church at 31300 Rancho Community Way, Temecula, CA 92592.  They also receive fresh bread, fruit and vegetable as donated by the community or grown on the farmland donated for this use.  Hygiene kits and baby items  are also made available when supplies are on hand.  Clothing is regularly available.

The most needed items are as follows:  

  • canned meats (tuna, chicken, spam) /  canned soups  / canned vegetables
  • canned fruits or fruit cups  /  peanut butter & jelly  /  pasta & sauces
  • macaroni & cheese  / beans (pinto, refried, chili)   /  rice
  • desserts & snacks (granola bars, pudding, jello)
  • shampoo  /  toothbrushes  /  toothpaste
  • baby diapers  /  baby food  /  baby wipes

If you are in our current food drive neighborhood then you have received a bag that we will pick up on October 17th.  We would love any feedback on our food drive by simply making a comment below. 

If you did not receive a bag from us and would like to make a food donation, please feel free to call, email or make a comment below and we will be happy to pick up your donation at your convenience.  You will NOT be added to any type of email campaign by making comments on our blog.



Temecula, Murrieta Rescue Mission

The Temecula, Murrieta Rescue Mission is a joint venture between the longstanding Orange County Rescue Mission and Temecula’s Rancho Community Church.  Our local rescue mission food drives through the church all year long to provide food to feed approximately 100 local families that line up at the church every Wednesday afternoon.   Families are provided with a box of non-perishable food items and a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables and breads that are harvested at a farm in Fallbrook that volunteers from the rescue mission work every Saturday morning.  The bread is donated by local companies.  The rescue mission also has a fully equipped medical trailer that is run by volunteer doctors and nurses on site Wednesday afternoons for those that are in need of healthcare .

Gary and I have had the pleasure of collecting, sorting and packing food on Monday mornings at the local warehouse, along with helping in the distribution on Wednesday afternoons.  We have helped harvest squash, while our boys dug up radishes on the farm.  After having walked with people to their cars (that many are living in) carrying their box of food, I can honestly say that it has been worth every hour we’ve spent to contribute in any small way. 

With the current state of the economy there is a level of poverty and need in our valley that didn’t exist before.  There is simply not enough assistance through the other emergency food providers in the valley.  We are asking that the community help with this worthwhile cause (if you aren’t already helping somewhere else).  We will be hosting our  Annual Food Drive, this year in the Temecula Creek Community in October where we will drop nearly 400 brown paper bags in hopes of getting them filled.  If you don’t live in Temecula Creek but would like to donate any non-perishable food items from your pantry, please call April at 951-522-0518 or Gary at 951-522-6308 or send an email to teamgreer@tarbell.com and we will be happy to pick up your donation.

Thank You,