February 22, 2018
Yea!Mac Switched
"Everyday Heroes" Accepting Nominations
Prom Dresses Needed
Recycling, Etc.
Market Your Business and Support BHS
Events Around Town
Community Corner
Link to Full City Calendar
yeaYea!Mac Switched!

Yea!Mac switched to Peninsula Clean Energy's ECO100 electricity -- as have 275+ Burlingame residents & businesses, including the city of Burlingame. Have you?

You, too, can take this powerful, 100% carbon free action and help the earth.  Switch now to lower carbon emissions & drive green tech growth!
 
Are you ready to #OptUpBurlingame? See the new #OptUpBurlingame heroes here. Business owners and residents win prizes, get recognized! Contact us to get involved or displayed on our hero pages
 
This is a A CEC program, sponsored by PCE, Burlingame, and San Mateo County.
heroes"Everyday Heroes" Accepting Nominations

The Central County Prevention Partnership invites you to reveal the "Everyday Heroes" in our community. There are so many in our community that work hard to make sure lives change, needs are met and futures are brightened. 

Do you know someone who exemplifies these qualities? If so, email Juliet Vimahi with the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center to request a nomination form. There are five categories: Youth Hero, Partnership Hero, Sunshine Neighbor Award, Environmental Prevention and Local Merchant. Nomination forms are due by Friday, March 30, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
dressNew or Lightly Work Prom Dresses Needed

The Princess Project, in partnership with Burlingame Youth Advisory Committee, is currently seeking new or gently used formal gowns and accessories for deserving young teens looking for the perfect prom dress. Dresses can be dropped off at the Burlingame Recreation Center at 850 Burlingame Avenue for the duration of the month. For more information, contact Nicole Rath at 650-558-7308.
recyclingRecycling, Etc.
We got great questions this week!
 
Where can fluorescent light bulbs be recycled?
The easiest way to recycle fluorescent light bulbs is to drop them off at select hardware stores. Home Depot, Orchard Supply Hardware, and IKEA stores accept the bulbs. They may also be dropped off at the Shoreway Environmental Center or you make an appointment to bring them to San Mateo County's Hazardous Waste drop off.
 
Are the half gallon milk cartons recyclable or compostable?
Milk and juice cartons are recyclable and go in the blue recycling bin.

Where we can recycle our old electronics like old hair dryers, power cords, etc.?
Yes, e-waste items such as these can be taken to Green Citizen, a local electronic recycling center known for their responsible and trackable e-waste recycling. Another option is to bring the items to an e-waste event. We have one scheduled in Burlingame on June 30th from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Caltrain Parking Lot "O." See the list of all local e-waste events here.
 
You may also make an appointment to drop off e-waste and other hazardous waste like paint and chemicals at a San Mateo County's Hazardous Waste drop off location.

Send your recycling questions to smichael@burlingame.org
marketMarket Your Business While Supporting BHS

The Parents' Group of Burlingame High School seeking sponsorship from local businesses in return for marketing at four different levels.  Learn more by clicking here
EventsEvents Around Town
Comic Arts Fest: Shing Yin Khor
Tonight! 7:00 p.m.
A/V Room, Main Level, Burlingame Main Library
 
Join us for an event with Shing Yin Khor, who will discuss her graphic novel memoir The American Dream? which will be published in May!
I. Magnin: A Store to Remember
Sunday, February 25,  2:00 p.m.
Lane Room, Burlingame Main Library
 
I. Magnin & Co. was "the" destination place to shop for fashion for well over a century, attracting scores of customers throughout the Peninsula. Join us for what will surely be a memorable talk from author James Thomas Mullane.
Village Park Preschool Enrollment Lottery
Tuesday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m.
Burlingame Recreation Center, 850 Burlingame Ave.

Do you have a child that is ready to begin preschool this Fall?  The Village Park Preschool Enrollment Lottery will be held for Burlingame residents on Tuesday, February 27 at the Recreation Center.  For more information on this program and to pre-register for the lottery, please visit: www.burlingame.org/village
Three Free Disaster Preparedness Classes

Bleeding Control Review for CERT Members
Tuesday, March 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Hillsborough Town Hall
  Click here to register for Bleeding Control Review for CERT Members

Get Ready Disaster Preparedness
Wednesday, March 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Burlingame Corp. Yard
  Click here to register for Get Ready Disaster Preparedness

Spring 2018 CERT Training

Wednesday, April 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Burlingame Corp. Yard
Click here to register for Spring 2018 CERT Training
CommunityCommunity Corner
(The community events listed here are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Burlingame)
Renters Meeting
Saturday, March 3 at 10:00 a.m.
Upper Level Conference Room, Burlingame Main Library

Housing for All Burlingame is hosting a renters meeting for renters and their supporters. Guest speaker, Tony Samara of Urban Habitat, will talk about proposed statewide legislation to protect renters from evictions, displacement, and increasing rents.  Snacks will be provided.  For more information, email  affordablehfab@gmail.com.


  
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