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first_imgFor more information, call (562) 908-9387. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tom Lamping Children’s Education Fund, c/o Whittier Municipal Employee Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 9305, Whittier, CA, 90608. Money workshop moved to May PICO RIVERA – Officials have postponed “Cost of Cool,” a financial workshop geared toward youths ages 12 to 19, which had been scheduled for Saturday. The workshop will now be held at 10 a.m. May 19 at the Pico Rivera Youth Center, 4632 Orange St. The free workshop will cover the basics of budgeting and financial planning, opening savings accounts and more. Fundraiser benefits Marines overseas WHITTIER – A special garage sale fundraiser is slated for 7:30 a.m. Saturday at 12345 Springview Drive. Money from the fundraiser will benefit “Operation Interdependence,” which helps provide care packages and other supplies to Marines overseas. For more information, call (562) 944-6072 Final lecture in series today LA HABRA – Today is the last day in an eight-week discussion series hosted by the La Habra United Methodist Church, 631 Euclid St. The series, dubbed “Great Decisions,” addresses national and international policies, and how those issues relate to core faith values. It is free and open to the public. Carol Urner, an international peace advocate, will be featured as the guest speaker at today’s meeting, slated for 1 p.m. in the church lounge. For more information, call (562) 691-1797, or (562) 945-6975. Police warn public about fund scam SANTA FE SPRINGS – Officials with the Department of Police Services are alerting residents to be on the lookout for individuals soliciting donations on behalf of the Whittier Police Department. The individuals are claiming that the donations will be used to hire additional police officers and purchase new police equipment. Department officials say the calls are a “complete scam” and that the department would “never in any way seek funding from local businesses and residents in the community.” Residents who receive a call like this are urged to take the name and phone number of the individual and notify the Police Services Center. No personal information should be given to the caller. For more information or to report a suspicious call, call (562) 409-1850. Center to show `The Secret’ WHITTIER- The Harmony Center for Spiritual Living will be showing “The Secret” at 7 p.m. March 23 at 12907 E. Bailey St. For more information, call (562) 698-0341. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img WHITTIER – Funeral services for Whittier police Sgt. Tom Lamping have been scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday at SkyRose Chapel in Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary, 3888 Workman Mill Road. Lamping died Sunday from complications from cancer. He was 51. The Whittier native was a reserve officer before being hired by the Whittier Police Department in 1980. Lamping is survived by his wife, Janet, and four daughters: Amy, Rebecca, Kaitlyn and Savannah. last_img