Humane Society CEO to address Rotary
Jocelyn Bouchard, chief executive officer of the Maui Humane Society, will be the featured guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Maui noon luncheon Thursday.
The Maui Humane Society is a nonprofit organization that serves as Maui County's only open admission shelter. As CEO, Bouchard is responsible for overseeing the society's animal management, humane education, spay-neuter assistance and adoption/reunion programs.
Bouchard is a certified animal welfare administrator.
The meeting will be at the Class Act Restaurant at the University of Hawaii Maui College. Cost is $20. The public is welcome.
Event to honor Maui Nisei Veterans
A luncheon and social in honor of Maui's nisei veterans will be held at 10 a.m. June 29 at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center in Wailuku. The free event is co-sponsored by the Japanese Cultural Society of Maui and Maui Sons & Daughters of Nisei Veterans.
In addition to lunch and socializing, the event will include activities and a tour of the education center, which provides a venue for lectures, discussion groups and displays. It also functions as a work area where lessons for classrooms, displays for public events and community activities can take place with the goal of perpetuating the legacy of the Nisei veteran.
To reserve limited seating and for food count purposes, call Kristl Ito-Lau at 227-0499 by Friday.
For more information about JCSM, visit www.jcsmaui.org.
Non-competitive testing for dogs
The Valley Isle Kennel Club will sponsor an American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen test on Sunday. It is open to all purebred and mixed-breed dogs. The time and location of the test will be announced after people have registered, according to an announcement.
The purpose of the Canine Good Citizen program is to ensure that dogs are trained to be well-behaved in the home, in public and in the presence of other dogs.
This is a noncompetitive test. Dogs must pass all 10 items of the test to earn certification.
For testing information, visit akc.org/events/cgc. There is no age limit for dogs being tested. The test fee is $10. There is a $8 processing fee to AKC to process the certificate. For more information, call 572-0257.
College information series begins Thursday
The Educational Opportunity Center at the University of Hawaii Maui College is hosting a series of college information sessions at the UH-MC Lahaina Education Center on the third Thursday of the month throughout the summer.
The summer series will be offered on Thursday and July 25 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. It is free and open to anyone interested in college and unsure of where to begin.
A special invitation is extended to graduating high school seniors who have not applied to college and would like more information.
The sessions will give people an opportunity to learn about the college and financial aid opportunities available on Maui and strategies for those going to college off-island. The interactive sessions will provide an opportunity to ask an expert questions about higher education.
For more information or to reserve a space, call 984-3286.
The Lahaina Education Center is located in the Front Street Apartment complex at 60 Kenui St.
The Educational Opportunity Center is a federal program administered by UH-MC and funded with a five-year, $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
'Ohana Day set at Bailey House Museum
The Bailey House Museum will hold an 'Ohana Day from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
There will be live entertainment with Nevah Too Late. Attendees are invited to bring their ukulele or guitar for old-fashioned kani ka pila.
The museum and shop will offer half-off admission ($3 for adults and $2 for seniors and kama'aina). Children 12 and younger will be free with a paid adult.
Film festival to have second showing
After a soldout first showing, Maui Huliau Foundation has organized a second and final showing of the 11 student films that are part of their third annual 2013 Huliau Youth Environmental Film Festival.
This "hana hou" showing will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the new creative arts center on the Seabury Hall campus. The event is free, with donations of any amount accepted at the door. No reservations are required.
The showing will feature the work of students from 13 Maui schools.
Funds raised at this event are used to continue the Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club in the upcoming school year.
Film commissioner to speak at meeting
Harry Donenfeld, Maui film commissioner, will be guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Maui noon meeting on Thursday at Cary & Eddie's Hideaway restaurant in Kahului.
Donenfeld will talk about Maui's film community and the new Maui Film Studio.
The meeting is open to the public, and visitors are welcome. Lunch is $12.
For more information, contact Kathy Anderson at 357-8877.
Sale for Women Helping Women
Sephora Maui will host a "Values Inside Out" event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at its Whalers Village location that will benefit Women Helping Women Maui.
The benefit matches Sephora stores across America with nonprofit organizations in their communities.
Sephora will present the "YOU + SEPHORA" cosmetic collection. It retails for $20.
Sephora USA Inc. will donate $13 for each bag sold in the Maui store to Women Helping Women, while bags sold on Sephora.com will benefit the American Heart Association.
Members of the West Maui Domestic Violence Task Force and volunteers for Women Helping Women will be on hand during the sales event.
For information, call Sephora Maui at 667-2545, or Women Helping Women's West Maui office at 661-7111.