Volume 51 | January 15- 19, 2018
Keep MoVal Beautiful at Moreno Valley's Community Clean up Event
Help us Keep Moreno Valley Beautiful by participating in a Community Clean Up Event on January 27th. Interested volunteers should report at 9:00 a.m. to Moreno Valley College's Student Parking Lot B. Volunteers will pick up litter on Indian Street from John F. Kennedy Drive to Iris Avenue, and along Nason Street from Cactus Avenue to Iris Avenue.

Bring a team by asking friends and family to help keep our City litter-free. Please remember to bring water and wear sunscreen, long pants, and closed-toe shoes. Litter grabbers, gloves, and trash bags will be provided at the clean up event.

The City of Moreno Valley started the Keep Moreno Valley Beautiful Program to encourage the community to remain actively engaged in the City’s beautification efforts. The Keep Moreno Valley Beautiful Program’s mission is to build partnerships which inspire community engagement and the development of beautification programs that enhance the quality of life and civic pride in the City of Moreno Valley.

For more information, please email MoValRecycles@moval.org or call 951.413.3109.
Moreno Valley Public Library Hosts Writers Expo
The Moreno Valley Public Library will host their 2nd Annual Writers Expo. This free event gives community members the chance to come together, support local authors and nurture their passion for reading and writing. Authors representing a variety of genres will be in attendance.

Join us on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Moreno Valley Library located at 25480 Alessandro Boulevard. The Expo will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

The Writers Expo offers fun activities for everyone including:
  • Author Readings
  • Book Signings
  • Books for sale

For more information about Writers Expo, visit the Library's website or view the flyer.
Join your Neighbors, Officers and Officer Mc Gruff for Coffee and Conversation!
Officers from the Moreno Valley Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships and enjoy a cup coffee. Join the Moreno Valley Police Department on January 25 th  from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the McDonald’s located at 26200 Iris Avenue.

Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the Department’s work throughout Moreno Valley neighborhoods. The majority of contacts law enforcement officers have with the public happen during emergencies or emotional situations. Those situations are not always the most effective times for relationship building with the community, and some community members may feel that officers are unapproachable on the street.

Coffee with a Cop breaks down barriers and allows for a relaxed, one-on-one interaction. These interactions are the foundation for community partnerships. There are no agendas or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood.

If you have any questions or need more information about this event, please contact the Moreno Valley Police Department's Community Services Unit at 951.486.6700.
Pet of the Week
Each week the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter highlights a pet available for adoption in the hopes of finding our furry friend a forever home.
This week's Pet is Jackson.
Jackson (A481422 ) is an adorable four-month-old puppy. He enjoys hopping and bouncing around.

Jackson is a terrier mix who needs a friend to show him the affection he deserves.

He came into the shelter on 1/12/18 and will be available for adoption on 1/19/18. 
Please visit the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter located at 14041 Elsworth Street to inquire about adopting Jackson, or other pets in search of lifelong companions. Call the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter at 951.413.3790 or visit the www.moval.org/pets for more information about pet adoption.
Upon request, this news release will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should direct such requests to Guy Pegan, ADA Coordinator, at 951.413.3120 at least 72 hours before the meeting. The 72-hour notification will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.