The club meets monthly to hear guest speakers, discuss seasonal planting
and vegetable advice, and hosts sales events.
Anaheim Garden Club
Meets at Anaheim United Methodist Church
1000 S. State College Blvd.
Anaheim, CA  92806
(714) 778-3938
Founded in 1922, the Anaheim Host Lions Club has provided a wide range of
services to the community. The organization has provided eye exams and
glasses to thousands of school age children, supported the Boys and Girls
Club, YMCA, the City of Hope and the Southern California Lions Eye
Institute. The group's motto is "We serve."
Anaheim Host Lions Club
P.O. Box 4711
Anaheim, CA  92803
(714) 774-9800
The Anaheim Historical Society was organized in 1976 as a United States
Bicentennial project dedicated to the preservation of local history.  The
Society devotes its efforts to increased public awareness and community
pride fostered by documenting the history of the people, events, and
architecture of Anaheim.  The Society has published several books and holds
annual events to further its mission.
Established in 1911, the Anaheim Family YMCA currently serves more than
10,000 people annually in the cities of Anaheim, Cypress, La Palma and
Stanton.  The Anaheim Y offers a variety of youth and family programs,
including licensed childcare, youth sports, camp, teen leadership clubs, and
the award-winning Anaheim Achieves after school partnership.  All Y
programs promote character and positive values.  Volunteer and job
opportunities are available.
Anaheim Evening Lions provides services for the visually and hearing
handicapped.  Fundraising efforts support: eye examinations and glasses for
local needy children; Lions Sight and Hearing Mobile Testing; Wilderness
Camp for the Hearing Impaired; Guide Dogs for the Blind; Recording for the
Blind and Dyslexic; Anaheim Boys and Girls Club; Anaheim YMCA; Teen
Hotline; and Anaheim Youth of the Year Award.
The ACF assists individuals, service organizations and corporations in
developing a method of giving that best fits the donor.  The Foundation
supports a broad base of programs ranging from arts and culture, to youth
and human services, creating a link between the public and private sectors.  
It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and all contributions are
returned to the Anaheim community.
The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce has served the greater Anaheim area
for more than 105 years, serving as a "business-friendly" advocate for its
business partners and the community at large.  With nearly 900 members
that represent more than 100,000 employees, the Chamber actively engages
in events and activities to help businesses connect with other businesses
while supporting worthwhile community enhancement programs.  Its
well-rounded involvement in the areas of education, the arts, entertainment,
sports, government and the hospitality industry make it a Chamber of note.
The mission of the Anaheim Breakfast Toastmasters Club is to help people
build communication skills along with self-confidence.  Anyone who has had
to give a presentation or go through a job interview has experienced those
familiar "butterflies."  Toastmaster meetings provide a safe place to polish
those communication skills and to "teach those butterflies to fly in
formation."  The club meets at 7:00 a.m. Tuesdays, at Jagerhaus, 2525 E.
Ball Road, Anaheim.
Anaheim Ballet's mission is to enlighten and entertain audiences with
classically rooted programming and contemporary presentation.  Anaheim
Ballet provides quality performances to audiences of balletomanes as well as
novice ballet-goers and acts as a haven to talented Southern California
artists and as a magnet to international talents.  Anaheim Ballet's
Educational Outreach and Scholarship Step Up! program is committed to the
promotion of classical ballet and providing its numerous benefits to those
otherwise not able to receive them.
Established in 1977, the Anaheim Arts Council encourages involvement in
music, visual arts, dance, drama, literature, culture and heritage programs
and projects.  The Council sponsors the Children's Art Festival held on the
third Saturday in May and spotlights local businesses that provide and/or
promote art through its "Art in Public Places" awards.
The 30-year-old organization's mission is to encourage and actively promote
in the beautification of Anaheim-making the city a great place to live, work
and play.  General membership meetings are open to the public and are held
monthly with topics pertaining to community preservation and enhancement.  
Meetings are held at Bella Marri's Restaurant at 20 S. Anaheim Blvd.  
Beautification awards are given in residential, multi-residential, industrial,
commercial and institutional categories.  Call for entry details.
Altrusa provides meaningful community service through the efforts of a
membership of professionals and business people while supporting members'
growth.  The group sponsors Project Linus which provides new handmade
blankets to children in trauma; assistance to abused and homeless women
and their children; scholarships for re-entry women; and a variety of literacy
projects.  Monthly dinner meetings are the 4th Monday at 6 p.m. at the
Greenside Cafe at Dad Miller Golf Course.
Altrusa International, Inc. of Anaheim
Lori Manseau
P.O. Box 8468
Anaheim, CA  92812
(714) 761-2594
Anaheim Jaycees
8345 E. Shining Star Court
Anaheim, CA  92808
nkirpalani@hotmail.com
www.cajaycees.org
(714) 349-8285
The Jaycees is the premiere leadership training and community service
organization for young adults between the ages of 21 and 39.  The Anaheim
Jaycees, or the Junior Chamber of Commerce, provides opportunities to
improve on one's business skills, provides networking opportunities,
performs community service, and offers many fun social events.  Over 40
chapters are located throughout California, and there are nearly 2000
chapters nationwide.
Anaheim Outdoor Science Education
Foundation
1001 S. East Street, Building B
Anaheim, CA  92805
(714) 517-7500
The Foundation was established as a non-profit in 1988 with the goal of
raising funds to lower the cost for 6th grade students in the Anaheim City
School District to attend Outdoor Science School in the San Bernardino
Mountains.  About 95 percent of the funds raised go directly to schools in the
form of scholarships.  Without this assistance, a majority of the students
would otherwise be unable to attend.
The Foundation donates money for the Anaheim Public Library's Summer
Reading Program as well as a variety of other programs.  Efforts are also
underway to raise seed money for a second Bookmobile for the Library.
Anaheim Senior Citizens Club
250 E. Center Street
Anaheim, CA  92805
(714) 765-4510
The Senior Citizen's Club provides recreation, health education, legal, travel
and other services for adults 50 years and older.  The Club also monitors
zoning and planning changes that might impact safety, housing and other
quality-of-life issues for seniors.  The group's popular Travel Club sponsors
four trips per month to local and overnight destinations.  Bridge and bingo
are popular activities as well as health fairs, screenings and health
information.
Anaheim Sister Cities Association (ASCA) is incorporated by the state of
California as a non-profit tax exempt organization.  It has a diversified cross
section of Anaheim with members and the board of directors representing
businesses, other organizations, individuals and city officials.  It is governed
by a board of directors composed of 21 members, who are elected by the
general members.  Members agree to the basic goals of enhancing and
furthering global peace and understanding among people of the world.
Presently Anaheim has two sister cities.  Mito, Japan was the first sister
relationship, which began on December 21, 1976.  Mito students have come
to Anaheim and enjoyed home stays since 1984.  While here, the students
enhance their English language, learn the history and geography of Anaheim
and U.S. government.  Anaheim students also travel and are hosted by Mito
families and attend Mito schools and historical sites.

ASCA's second sister city, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, was recognized on May
22, 1998. Vitoria-Gasteiz had two students visit Anaheim for a home stay and
attend summer class sessions at the Anaheim ballet.  ASCA members visit
both Mito and Vitoria-Gasteiz as do their delegations visit Anaheim.
The Anaheim Sunrise Rotary raises funds from its annual golf tournament to
support projects that include assistance for children and parents of the
Kaiser Anaheim pediatric oncology ward.  The Club supports ongoing social
service needs and partners with retailers to bring children to the store to buy
new clothes.  It also supports reading and new book programs of the Anaheim
Library on an annual basis.
This community theatre group provides, education, entertainment and
enlightenment through quality performances, as well as creative and
technical opportunities.  The group produces two theatrical productions and a
variety show each year.
Ana-Modjeska Players, Inc.
P.O. Box 3354
Anaheim, CA 92803
(714) 991-4135
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Casa Elena
832 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA  92805
egallegos@chcada.org   
Casa Elena is a recovery home designed to provide Latina women with an
alcohol free, supportive environment that facilitates the recovery from drug
and alcohol addiction.  Casa Elena provides a homelike atmosphere that
offers a structured program of recovery services that supports the learning
experiences of women with alcohol related problems.
It is our mission to assist in improving the quality of life for adults with
developmental disabilities through participation in the arts.  Our goal is to the
use the arts to enhance the quality of an individual's everyday life and to
provide a transitional program that will ultimately develop the individual's
lifestyle within the community as a whole.
The Downtown Anaheim Association sponsors a weekly Farmer's Market on
Thursdays from Noon until 7:00 p.m. featuring more than 50 food and crafts
vendors and live music.  It also hosts larger events to promote downtown
Anaheim, including several concerts with name entertainers and civic events
such as the Nutcracker Holiday celebration.  
Disney GOALS is a multi-service organization that involves underserved
youth in select Anaheim neighborhoods.  GOALS after school activities
include mandatory academics each week, weekly ice hockey at Disney ICE
and periodic community service where GOALS participants help others in the
community.  In the past year, more than 1,800 local youth participated in
GOALS activities.
The Ebell Club of Anaheim provides ongoing cultural and educational
opportunities to its members and the community.  The Club's emphasis is on
performing arts, art education, promoting youth leadership by awarding
scholarships to graduating high school students who excel in fine arts.  The
Club also supports children's programs at the public library and art classes at
the Speech and Language Development Center, as well as many other
worthy community projects.
City of Anaheim Youth Sports
Volunteer Coaches Needed
Anaheim Muzeo - Exhibit, Special Event, and KidZEO
Volunteers needed.
The Anaheim Amateur Radio Association, founded in 1961, is one of the
oldest radio clubs in Orange County.
The Angels Booster Club, Inc. is a non-profit professional sports organization
dedicated to the support of baseball in general, both major and minor, and the
2002 World Champion Anaheim Angels in particular.
American Legion Post
936 N. Lemon St.
Anaheim, CA  92805
(714) 635-7960
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919
as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the
nation’s largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and
sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and
honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our
fellow servicemembers and veterans.
The Anaheim Art Association was established in 1963 to promote a
understanding and appreciation of fine art among the citizens of the
community, encourage advanced study in art, and provide art exhibits and
competitions of interest to its members.
The Ebell Club of Anaheim