Operation One Family Helpers
Operation One Family was a regional convention-style weekend to be held in Southern California on August 2nd thru August 5th 2007. Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California is hosting the families in beautiful dorms, complete with private bathrooms, and providing meeting venues on campus. Our schedule of events is as follows:
? Thursday, August 2nd – Arrivals got acquainted at beach party in Newport Dunes.
? Friday, August 3rd – TAPS Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp featuring Dr. Darcie Sims at Marine base Camp Pendleton from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Includes all meals.
? Saturday, August 4th – Educational workshops and training for the adults and fun activities for the children on the campus of Vanguard University. Share Faire will provide resources and support organization in a expo setting. All meals will be provided.
? Saturday, August 4th – Walk across the street from the campus and enjoy the Orange County Fair’s Cowabunga Celebration – tickets and rides provided.
? Sunday, August 5th – Non-Denominational Sunday a.m. Service followed by Brunch and a full day of fun at Knotts Berry Farms in Buena Park. Departures directly from Knott’s Berry Farm.
OPERATION ONE FAMILY was formed to support the families of the fallen and build a lasting bond of support. The organization is spearheaded by Rotary Clubs within District 5320 including Rotary Clubs in Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Coto de Caza/Rancho San Margarita Del Sol, Fountain Valley, Newport-Balboa, Newport Irvine, Orange, San Clemente Sunrise and San Juan Capistrano. Operation One Family is a collaborative effort that includes the following organizations: