Society to Feature Ballona Creek Renaissance President

Jim Lamm (center) with volunteers - Culver City Historical SocietyThe Culver City Historical Society (CCHS) will feature Jim Lamm, president of the Ballona Creek Renaissance (BCR) at its general meeting on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the Veterans Memorial Building’s Multi-Purpose Room, located at 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City, 90230.

Lamm will narrate a virtual tour of the creek in his presentation, “Connecting Creek and Community, Ballona Creek and its Watershed — Past, Present and Future,” a multifaceted story about people, places, and processes that will include his own personal reflections.

Lamm, who has been president of BCR since 1998, teaches ecology at Antioch University-Los Angeles. He co-founded and participates in the Ballona Creek Watershed Task Force and Assembly District 47’s Environmental Cabinet; has served as a Culver City Planning Commissioner; an Historical Society board member; as an elder, deacon, and choir member at St. John’s Presbyterian Church; and with his wife Cathi, was a Peace Corps volunteer in Iran.

La Ballona Creek then... - Culver City Historical SocietyThe Ballona Creek Renaissance is a Culver City-based non-profit organization dedicated to renewing Ballona Creek and its watershed for a healthier, more sustainable environment and community. More can be read about the organization on its website at www.BallonaCreek.org.

La Ballona Creek now... - Culver City Historical Society

All members of the CCHS and the public are welcome to enjoy this free program and students are encouraged to attend. The entrance to the Multi-Purpose Room is through the back of the building near the parking lot, and through the Archive & Resource Center space.

For more information, call the Society at (310) 253-6941 or e-mail us.