A two-day Pow Wow took place at the OC Fair & Event Center. Organized by the Southern California Indian Center Inc. this annual event has been happening for nearly half a century. It’s a true festival. It has traditional music and dance, food, arts and crafts and more which all portray Native American life and culture.
Two days ago at the South Coast Plaza hotel, Costa Mesa, there was the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony as well with musical entertainment from students at Orange County School of the Arts a visit from Santa Claus and light refreshments.
And the Institute for Community Impact honored four people at Costa Mesa’s Segerstrom Center for the Arts 2017 OC Influencers for Good event. These were:
- President and CEO of the OC Business Council Lucy Dunn,
- CCO of Five Point Holdings LLC Steve Churm,
- OC Department of Education’s Superintendent Al Mijares,
- UC Irvine Health Pacific Breast Care Center founder Dr. Alice Police.