January 2024 Steering Committee Newsletter

UPCOMING EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS

VETERANS RALLY POINT WEDNESDAYS

Calling all veterans! You are invited to attend our next Veterans Rally Point Wednesday, on February 14 at 3:00 p.m. at the Veterans Resource Center at Chaffey College (5885 Haven Ave. - Administration Building Room #125).


Douglas Calderon, veteran and Director of Motivational Systems - will be presenting and sharing strategies on Healthy Finances. Meet other veterans, build community, and learn ways to support your wellbeing for your success! No registration is required.

2024 ANNUAL HOMELESS POINT-IN-TIME COUNT

Healthy RC is recruiting volunteers to survey our community experiencing homelessness in Rancho Cucamonga. The Homeless Point-in-Time Count is a great opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges facing our unhoused residents and demonstrate the compassion and generosity of our community. 


Thursday, January 25, 2024

City Hall (10500 Civic Center Drive)

Breakfast and Registration: 5:30 a.m.

Team Deployment: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

REGISTER HERE

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE ANNUAL TEEN SUMMIT

Calling all high school teens! Save the date for the free 6th Annual Teen Summit on Wednesday, March 27 at Central Park (11200 Base Line Rd.). Teens will be empowered as they participate in fun activities and connect with new friends. The day will be spent learning mental wellness strategies as well as hearing from motivational speakers. Join us for an engaging day filled with inspiring speakers, interactive activities, and valuable insights. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with peers and explore exciting opportunities for personal growth and empowerment.

The Annual Teen Summit will include: 


  • Inspiring guest panelists 
  • Wellness activities  
  • Lunch with your peers 
  • Break-out sessions 
  • Resource fair 
  • Raffle prizes 
HEALTH AT HOME

HOPE Card

Dealing with financial uncertainty? Need mental health support? You are not alone. Our HOPE Resource Card provides housing, food, and mental health resources. The City of Rancho Cucamonga and the Healthy RC Mental Health Subcommittee are committed to providing you and the community with resources and opportunities. Now translated in Spanish, Mandarin, and Arabic.


For more mental health resources and tips, visit www.CityofRC.us/mental-health.

MENTAL HEALTH PAGE

Food Too Good To Waste

Enchilada Casserole



Ingredients

  • Red salsa
  • Corn
  • Green beans
  • Cheese
  • Onions
  • Corn tortillas
Click on the video to learn the simple step-by-step instructions for creating this recipe.

Compassionate Corner

Spread kindness like confetti! Kindness spreads through small, thoughtful actions like offering a helping hand, lending a listening ear, or simply sharing a smile. When we prioritize empathy in our daily interactions, it creates a ripple effect, inspiring others to do the same amplifying the reach of kindness across communities.



Do you have a kindness story you want to share? Please email it to HealthyRC@CityofRC.us. 

Sustainability Corner

Energy Saving Week is right around the corner and there are many things you can do to help reduce your electricity bill. Between January 17 - 23, try using the following tips to save energy:



  • Unplug all unused chargers and electronic devices
  • Use a smart power strip cord
  • Turn off lights when leaving a room
  • Adjust your thermostat set point to 68-70 in the winter and 77-79 in the summer
GET INVOLVED WITH HEALTHY RC!

Mental Health

Subcommittee Meeting


Are you interested in

de-stigmatizing mental health in the community?

Create the change alongside other passionate members at our next meeting!



Meetings take place every 2nd Tuesday

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

via Zoom

Community Champions
Meeting

¡Llamando a todos los miembros de nuestra comunidad que hablan español!
Únase para la próxima reunión para desarrollar programas personalizados para garantizar que reflejen las necesidades de nuestra comunidad.

Meetings take place every 2nd and 4th Tuesday
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
(10500 Civic Center Dr.)
Compassionate Community Subcommittee Meeting

Are you interested in building a culture of compassion and kindness in the community?

Meetings take place every 3rd Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
(10500 Civic Center Dr.)

Youth Leaders


Take Action, Make a Difference. Our Youth Leaders program provides middle school and high school aged kids the leadership development skills to advocate for policies and programs that positively impact our community. 


To learn more about the application process, visit Healthy RC website.


Safe Routes to School


For inquiries, contact

SRTS@CityofRC.us

Community resources at your fingertips! Connect IE helps you connect to the resources you need: housing services, job training, food pantries, transportation and other low-cost or free programs. Visit www.ConnectIE.org to begin searching today from your smartphone or computer.

MORE INFORMATION
PARTNER UPDATES AND UPCOMING EVENTS

City of Rancho Cucamonga

10500 Civic Center Drive,

Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

1-909-477-2700

www.CityofRC.us

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