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Sun, Aug 27


Calvary Chapel South Bay/Fellowship Hall

The Closet & Support Group

Come shop The Closet and then hear adoptee Lynnie Martindale share her story of beauty from ashes when as and adult, she found her birth family and discovered missing details from her life story. Refreshments served. Childcare provided. RSVPs required.

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The Closet & Support Group
The Closet & Support Group

Time & Location

Aug 27, 2023, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Calvary Chapel South Bay/Fellowship Hall, 19300 S Vermont Ave, Gardena, CA 90248, USA


The Closet: 1:30-2:30pm

The Closet provides essential goods to families caring for children through foster, adoptive, kinship and Strong Families placements.  Items include clothing, baby gear, strollers, shoes, books, and toys, to name a few.

Support Group: 2:30-4:30pm

Lynnie was born in 1960 and placed in the first Christian adoption agency in the United States. Growing up in the high dessert, she attended Point Loma Nazarene College prior to attending Azusa Pacific University, where she completed her under-grad degree in Social Work  and subsequent Masters curriculum in People Personel Services, and completed her Masters degree in Education at Cal Poly Pomona. Lynnie was the principal of a pre-school in the Azusa Unified School District and created a curriculum that received recognition from the State of California. She taught special education (RSP and SDC) for the majority of her career in education. Lynnie has been married for 38 years to Jim and has three children, Megan, Bri and Mitch and four grandchildren. She is now retired and lives in Laguna Beach.

Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

Childcare will be provided during Support Group.

This is a FREE event for families providing care for children through foster care, adoption, guardianship, and kinship placements.

This meeting will be held in Fellowship Hall.

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