|On Thursday, June 6, 2013, twelve members of the Irvine Police Department attended a Korean cultural training seminar held at the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The purpose of the training is to provide officers with an understanding of Korean culture and customs.|
|On Saturday, June 8, 2013, Sergeant Troy Gielish was presented with the Excellence in Partnership Award by the Irvine Ranch Conservancy. The award was presented at the annual Volunteer and Partner Celebration which recognizes the recipients of the Irvine Ranch Conservancy Excellence in Volunteerism awards and the annual Partnership awards.|
|The City of Irvine launched its new Irvine Gives web page at cityofirvine.org/irvinegives. Irvine Gives is a comprehensive online resource to provide the Irvine community with information about how to donate time, money or other items for causes such as animals; children, youth and family; people with disabilities; education; the environment; arts and culture; parks and recreation; public safety; seniors; and veterans and the military. Donations to these City programs can now be made online.|
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Irvine Police Department officers and employees will volunteer to serve as celebrity waiters and collect tips for the Special Olympics on Thursday, May 30th, 2013 from 5 P.M. to 9 P.M. at the Irvine Spectrum.
Be there as they take on FOUR restaurants in one night!
Join us at Javier’s Cantina, Ruby’s Diner, P.F. Chang’s and Kabuki Japanese Restaurant at the Irvine Spectrum Entertainment Center located at 71 Fortune Drive, Irvine, CA
|Replica of the original Memorial from Washington, D.C. will make a stop in Irvine from July 18-21 at Woodbridge Community Park. Opening, closing ceremonies; “Global War on Terror Wall of Remembrance” also a part of the tour. Info: cityofirvine.org/memorialwalls|
|This week, the Irvine Police Honor Guard represented the Department at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington DC. Additional Irvine Police personnel also attended several of the events during National Police Week, May 11 -18. |
|On Saturday, May 11, 2013, The Irvine Police Department hosted the 4th Annual Pushups for Charity event at the Irvine Civic Center Piazza. The event was planned and coordinated by Detective Sean Paul Crawford with the help of Custom Bodies Fitness in Irvine. This event gathers local high school and middle school teams for a friendly competition of who can do the most pushups as a team. This year the students competing for the bronze boot were from University High School, Woodbridge High School, Irvine High School, Irvine Girls Lacrosse and Sierra Vista Middle School. While University High was hoping to defend its win from last year, Woodbridge High came in first with 490 pushups just pushing past University by 20 pushups. |
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|The summer edition of Inside Irvine is available online. This issue features: information about the Solar Decathlon 2013 and XPO; City summer concerts and activities; an article on the Irvine Open Space Initiative; our annual summer safety tips; summer camps and more!|
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