The Brea Senior Center Health Fair & Flu Clinic returned as a limited, and mostly outdoor, event on Friday, September 10. Over 300 seniors attended the event with 40 vendors offering helpful information and resources including caregiver assistance, financial services, physical therapy, and healthcare plans. Organizations such as Alzheimer’s Orange County, Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP), Adult Public Health Nursing Services, OC Office on Aging, the Brea Police Department, and Experience Brea Arts also took part in the event. Multiple free health screenings were available including grip strength, skin damage, medication review, Body Mass Index (BMI), cardiac, Covid-19 antibodies, stroke, spinal, thyroid, and pulse oximetry; along with free flu shots, and COVID-19 vaccines. Chef Francesco prepared delicious breakfast bowls as well as Greek chicken wraps. Spoonful Yogurt Café generously provided a free year’s supply of Omega-3 supplements to all seniors in attendance.
Call for Art Opens at the Brea Gallery
On October 1, the Brea Gallery’s annual call-for-art will officially open and accept submissions for the 2022 art show. The Made in California exhibit, hosted every spring, will be celebrating its 37th year in 2022. This exhibition features artwork from all over the Golden State, tapping into current and contemporary art movements happening in California.
Any artist, age 18+, working in any medium, is eligible to participate in this opportunity, and a chance to win cash prizes. The only requirement is that the artist must reside in California. All Brea residents get one free entry to the call-for-art and are encouraged to submit early. The call-for-art deadline is February 18, 2022. For more information, please visit the Gallery website.
Brea Receives an Award of Merit
On September 16, the City of Brea received an Award of Merit from the California Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) for the Brea Connecting the Core Active Transportation Plan (ATP). This Plan was a collaborative effort between the City and the community to prepare a long-range plan for the heart of the City. This is the second award this ATP plan has received this year. Congratulations to everyone who contributed to this effort. Click below for more information about Brea Connecting the Core Active Transportation Plan (ATP).