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Long Beach Corner Clinic is Primary Healthcare provider office that offers a wide range of services to the Long Beach area and surrounding communities.
Going on an International trip? You want to ensure you have the right vaccines for your trip?
Come in for a comprehensive travel screening or just to ensure your child’s vaccinations are up to date.
NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY
Most major insurances accepted / Cash patients welcome
1936 Anaheim St. Long Beach, California
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Kerry was born to Cambodian refugees and grew up in Long Beach. Despite living in the heart of the largest Cambodian population outside of Cambodia, Kerry was not exposed to the Cambodian culture. His first experience with the Cambodian culture was when he performed a traditional dance called Robam Krab as a Cambodian Student Society member at Cal State University Long Beach (CSULB) in 2011. Shortly after, he met Pasin Chanou, Cambodia Town chairman, during his minor program for Entrepreneurship with Ethnic Studies at CSULB. Some of Kerry’s contributions include participating in the groundwork for the Midtown Property Improvement District (Midtown PBID), doing research as an intern under the Families in Good Health to produce data on the health and economic status of Cambodians in Long Beach, and being involved in Educated Men with Meaningful Messages (EM3) workshops to promote healthy relationships. In addition, he was selected as an awardee of the Cambodia Town Spirit Award in July this year. Currently, one of the projects that he is involved in is the construction of a community garden at Mark Twain Neighborhood Library in Long Beach. This project entails constructing 25 raised garden beds. During the first phase on November 17, the team built, arranged, and painted five of them.
Kerry earned a Bachelor’s in Asian-American Studies degree from Cal State Long Beach in 2016. At 27 years old, he remains humble in spite of his education, accomplishments, and recognition. With his servant heart, he never passes up an opportunity to help. Whether it is dressing up in a traditional Cambodian costume and walking miles in a parade, picking up a broom to clean the streets and sidewalks, or peddling his bike from Long Beach to Seal Beach (that’s approximately six miles) to volunteer for an event, Kerry is always there on time and ready to work come rain or shine. Anyone who has worked with Kerry can attest that he replies to every text message, phone call, e-mail, and mostly bikes to meetings or events. No task is above or beneath him, and he is usually one of the first to show up and the last to leave. At such a young age, he is a consummate professional with an impeccable work ethic, and he is reliable and works well with just about anyone. He has a can-do attitude and has never complained about any task that has been asked of him.
Kerry did not have any role models growing up. However, since his involvement with Cambodia Town, he credits Pasin Chanou, Richer San, and Monorom Neth for being his mentors and father figures. It was with their guidance and support that allowed Kerry to flourish and learn more about the Cambodian culture. Although he majored in Asian-American Studies, he said that being involved with Cambodia Town through his volunteer work taught him the language, tradition, and history. Additionally, Kerry credits the personnel at Dignity Health, Sambo Sak, Chork Nim, and Ladine Chan, for enlightening him on the struggles of many youths in Long Beach. The three of them took Kerry under their wings and gave him insight as to how he could effectively help in the community. It was with their guidance and through EM3 that he was able to learn how to be a mentor and train others to follow in his footsteps. He takes pride in and accepts the responsibility of being a positive influence on the younger generation. When asked about what the experiences he gained has taught him, he stated that “we are an arrowhead for the next generation.”
Many people have the misconception that you have to be rich to give or have a prominent status to make a difference. However, Kerry is proof that anyone can make a difference by making an effort or taking the time to get involved and help others. We all have the capacity to give.
The late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”
AOC7 & Friends of MacArthur Park together with We Love Long Beach Presents:
Citywide Pumpkin Potluck Celebrate fall with our neighbors and carve pumpkins and enjoy a potluck together.
The Pumpkin Potluck event was held at the Homeland Cultural Center.
Property or business owners can have a Request for Service form on file with the Long Beach Police Department for one year.
This allows officers to request that the trespassers leave a property or they can effect an arrest/cite upon their refusal without the property or business owner being present.
“No Trespassing” signs are required to be used if an owner has a request for service on file with the department. Purchase the required updated signage at:
2720 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach, Ca 90804
Contact the Executive Director for more:
Congratulations to AOC7 on a successful Tree Planting event.
In Loving Memory of Long Beach Fire Department Fire Captain Otis Reid. Thank you Captain Reid for your service in our Long Beach community .
Cambodia Town Neighborhood Association has been formed by a local resident. The founder is a recent graduate from the Neighborhood Leadership Program and was inspired to apply what she has learned into our community. Their first clean-up took place on Saturday, October 6,
Guv’nors Boxing Club
Midtown Business Improvement District would like to welcome a new boxing club in our business corridor. Owner Liz Q. Parr has been in business in our district 1 year now. She once fought professionally and found her passion to teach others with
Guv’nors boxing club offers adult classes, circuit conditioning and kids class starting from the group of 7 – 17 years old.
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Conservation Corps of Long Beach (CCLB) has done a great job providing the removal of trash, debris, recyclables from sidewalks and gutters, weeding tree wells and sidewalks. Before and after is depicted to the left.
Maintenance is as follows:
Designated location of service starts and end: Raymond Ave. – Alamitos Ave.
Dine in, Take out in Midtown BID : Home of Cambodia Town
El Sauz Resturant
Ceviche is the dish to try if you enjoy seafood. For late night cravings, El Sauz serves tacos at the service window and outdoor seating is available. If you are looking to have a night with family and friends, El Sauz host karaoke nights.
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Original Kompongtram Noodle
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