Coming up this week

Staff Writer

Tuesday, March 8

•Rotary club of Bishop
The Rotary Club of Bishop meets every Tuesday at noon at Astorga’s Mexican Restaurant at 2206 N Sierra Highway. Students from Bishop Union High School will talk about building a house in a day, as part of the Corazon project. Visitors are always welcome. Lunch is $12. Call Sue Lyndes for information, (760) 873-4958.

•Bingo at Senior Center
AARP is offering Bingo at 1 p.m. at the Bishop Senior Center behind the City Park. Everyone age 18 and older is welcome to attend. For more information, call (760) 873-5839.

•Irrigation and Improvement
The Big Pine Irrigation and Improvement Association will be having its annual meeting at 6 p.m. at the Big Pine Town Hall on Dewey Street. Agenda will include maintenance of ditch systems, with work days scheduled for March 19 and March 26.

Wednesday, March 9

•Sunrise rotary
The Sunrise Rotary Club of Bishop meets every Wednesday at 7:11 a.m. in the board room at the Northern Inyo Hospital annex building, 2957 Birch Street.

•NIH Auxiliary Board
The Northern Inyo Hospital Auxiliary will hold a combined general and board meeting at 10 a.m., at 2957 Birch St. All members and interested parties are encouraged to attend. Future plans and activities are discussed. This is a volunteer organization whose funds go to buying life-saving equipment for the hospital. For more information call Shirley Stone (760) 872-1914.

•American Legion
The American Legion, Post 118, will hold its next regular monthly meeting on at 6 p.m, at the Elks Lodge, 191 E. Line St., Bishop. All veterans are welcome. For information, phone Roger Petersen, (760) 873-5152.

•Uganda talk
Bishop residents Sarah Sheehan and Janna VanNest of Altrusa International will share photos and stories of their recent trip to Uganda, Africa, 7 p.m. at the Inyo Council for the Arts, 137 S. Main St. in Bishop. They will discuss how Altrusa is making a difference in the lives of rural Ugandan women. Dessert, coffee, and tea will be served.

Thursday, March 10

•Bingo at Senior Center
AARP is offering Bingo at 1 p.m. at the Bishop Senior Center behind the City Park. Everyone age 18 and older is welcome to attend. For more information, call (760) 873-5839.

•Bishop Lions Club
The Bishop Lions Club meets every Thursday, except holidays, at noon at the Tri-County Fairgrounds Patio Building. Lunch is served and then the community projects are discussed. Everybody is welcome. Call Mike Johnston at (760) 937-6663 for more information.

•Rural Fire District
The Board of Fire Commissioners of the Bishop Rural Fire Protection District will meet at 2 p.m. at the Bishop Fire Station at 209 W. Line St. These meetings are open to the public. For information, call Fire Chief Ray Seguine, (760) 873-5485.

•Taking Off Pounds Sensibly
TOPS weight loss program meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Highlands Adult Clubhouse. TOPS can help you reach your weight loss goals by providing you with the tools, information, support, and accountability to succeed. TOPS is open to men, women, and teens.

•Big pine American legion
Big Pine American Legion Glacier Post 457 and Auxiliary will hold their March meeting at 7 p.m. at the Big Pine Town Hall on Dewey Street.  A social hour featuring a corned beef and cabbage dinner will be served prior to the meeting at 6 p.m.  For more information, contact Rick at 760-938-2319.

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