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RPU Record Attendance for California Municipal Rates Group

More than 60 utilities finance professionals representing municipal water and energy providers from throughout California attended the California Municipal Rates Group (CMRG) Spring Conference hosted by Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) May 12 and 13.

The number of attendees served as a record attendance for the CMRG’s conference, which provides a forum for utilities finance and rates professionals to meet and discuss California legislation and how it affects their water and energy utilities.

Topics featured at this year’s conference included: information on Proposition 26 and the new limits on local government fees; an update on federal action on demand response; and information about time of use pricing, renewable resource and carbon reduction requirements, water budget rates, and smart metering.

Additional information on this year’s spring CMRG conference, including copies of presentations made during the two-day event, will be available at: riversidepublicutilities.com/cmrg

Golf Course to host flight in championship tournament

For the first time in history, a flight of the San Bernardino County Amateur Championship Golf Tournament will be played in the High Desert at the Apple Valley Country Club.

Located at 15200 Rancherias Road, the course will host the first flight of the tournament that is scheduled to take place on May 28. This is the 41st year of the tournament that features three flights played over three days. For additional tournament information, contact the San Bernardino Golf Club at (909) 885-2414. For additional information about the Apple Valley Country Club call (760) 242-3653 or visit their website at www.applevalleycountryclub.com.

Riverside to Host 10th Annual Neighborhood Conference

The City of Riverside and the Riverside Neighborhood Partnership will welcome Riversiders to the 10th Annual Neighborhood Conference on Sat, June 4 at Cal Baptist University.

This year’s theme is “Give Riverside” – Give to Your Neighborhood, Your Community, and the Earth.

To register online, visit: www.riversideca.gov/neighborhoods/. Pre-register by May 26. Walk-ins are accepted; however, pre-registration is preferred for planning purposes.

2011 Senior Health and Resource Fair

The mayor and City Council invite Fontana Seniors to The Annual Senior Health and Resource Fair on Wednesday, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fontana Community Senior Center, located at 16710 Ceres Avenue.

This year’s theme is “BE STRONG: Mind, Body, and Soul” and features a variety of health and wellness related information, screenings, and access to essential community resources in one convenient location.

“This event is an excellent opportunity for seniors and their family members to get useful advice to help them start or continue to lead healthy lifestyles,” says Community Services Coordinator, Tiffany Starks.

“We hope to bring knowledge and awareness that will encourage seniors to ask more questions and hopefully lead to earlier detections of health problems/issues.”

The 2011 Senior Health and Resource Fair is free to the public and provides health screenings such as bone density, blood pressure, glucose, and body fat. Information on legal services, health care plans, medical equipment, personal training and so much more is also available.

For more information, call (909) 854–5151 or visit the Senior Center’s website at seniors.fontana.org. Exhibitor space is still available.

To receive an application, please contact Tiffany Starks at (909) 854-5156.

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