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Your Local 5A Always has something going on!!

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Lahaina 5A Lahaina will be collection food donations through the end of July. Feel free to bring in your donations! Visit  www.mauifoodbank.org  for more information on what to donate Foster City  &  Moraga Our two sites in California are collecting any Electronic Waste and will be recycling them, for FREE!! Moraga will collect on the first Saturday of every month and Foster City will collect any E-Waste from July 24-29 and August 25-30!  Tweet

Library benefit draws more than 200 supporters

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  KAANAPALI — The Lahaina community, in its usual way, stepped up big time last week Thursday, when more than 200 guests attended a spectacular fund-raiser for Lahaina Public Library at the Royal Lahaina Resort. “This was one of the better events of its kind I have been to in Lahaina,” said Rotarian Dr. George “Doc” Lavenson. The highlight of the fund-raiser, organized by the Rotary Club of Lahaina, was a last minute appearance by musicians from California’s Citrus College. The group has played free concerts for two weeks each summer at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa for the last ten years.   The band was recruited by Dr. Norman Estin just days before the event. Late staying guests danced to lively music after sipping wine provided by Better Brands, enjoying pupus by Royal Lahaina chefs and bidding on art, hotel stays and restaurant certificates donated by artists and the visitor industry.   Lahaina Rotary Community Service Chair Liz May designed and provided post

Storage Can Help Your Car Retain Its Value!

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Surveys across the nation show that a lot of people don't park their car in their garage, mainly because their garage has become the "catch-all" for sports equipment, discarded furniture, appliances or anything else they're saving, but don't have room for in their house. Some homeowners are "Mr. (or Ms.) Fixit" and the garage is full of tools, table saws and odds and ends of building materials. Storing in your garage seems ok, until you find out that you could increase the trade-in value of your car by up to 10% if it were adequately protected from the elements during the time you own it. Auto dealers know which cars have been well cared for when they inspect them as trade-ins. The paint and rubber haven't deteriorated and the upholstery and dash haven't faded. There's also the psychological factor that if you take visible care of the car, you also make sure you get the oil changed regularly, and do all the routine maintenance. These li