Archive for May, 2009

Smashing Success!!!

Alumni Photo

The CCF Alumni Foundation BBQ and Reunion was a smashing success!  The weekend was packed with fun filled activities and plenty of food. We had somewhere around 25 alumni show up in SLO. (The photo above shows 23 of us.) Not bad for a first event.

In the future, we hope to invite and get in contact with many more alumni. We’d also like to host more regional events to be more accessible to all alumni, and especially those with children.

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May 28 2009 | Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Church List

Our apologies for the tardiness of this list. We had intended this to be up a week ago, but there was some miscommunication. If you had a church during your time here in SLO, please feel free to return. You may find it hasn’t changed in the 5, 10, 15, 25 years since you’ve been there. On the other hand, it may have changed radically. Regardless, if you’re looking for a new or different church to attend this weekend, please feel free to attend one of the ones below.

Note that there is a CCF or CCFAF contact listed. They’re eagerly waiting for your phone call if you need directions, info, etc. And they’re all very friendly people, so we know they’ll help you out. And if they don’t, please let us know and we’ll take care of them for you 😉

Central Coast Chinese Christian Church (CCCCC)

Address:
The Church of the Nazarene (down the street from FBC)
3396 Johnson Ave,
SLO, CA, 93401
Times:
Sunday School starts at 9:30am
Worship starts at 11am
Notes:
Lunch is provided
CCFAF Contact:
Connie Chang or Justine Wong (650-861-7492 or 408-480-5808)

First Baptist Church (FBC)

Address:
2075 Johnson Ave (Up the street from CCCCC)
SLO, CA, 93401
Times:
Morning services start at 9am and 10:30am
Evening services start at 6pm and 8pm
CCFAF Contact:
Simon Lee (805-801-9223)

Grace Church

Address:
1350 Osos St (downtown)
SLO, CA, 93401
Times:
Services at 8am, 9:30am, and 11am
CCFAF Contact:
Mike Trieu (408-813-7336)

Journey Christian Fellowship (JCF)

Address:
317 E. Foothill Blvd (past the Albertson’s plaza, before Bishop’s)
SLO, CA, 93405
Times:
Worship starts at 9:45am
Notes:
Formerly CMC
CCFAF Contact:
Anna Chau (805-215-2087)

Shoreline Calvary Chapel

Address:
1130 Napa Ave Bldg A
Morro Bay, CA, 93442
Times:
Saturday at 6:30pm
Sunday at 8am, 9:30am, and 11:15am
Notes:
About 20 – 30 min drive from SLO
CCFAF contact:
Simeon Trieu (408-813-7334)

May 21 2009 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Schedule of Events

By popular demand, we’ve posted our schedule of events.  The short and sweet version is here:

Saturday 5/23

12:00pm: BBQ Lunch
3:00pm: Arrive at Pismo.
6:00pm: Dinner at SLO Naz.
7:30pm: Begin Evening Program.
10:30pm: Need to be out of the church.

Sunday 5:24

~8:00am-1:00pm: Church in the morning
2:00-5:00pm: Hiking Bishop’s Peak, or trip to Montaña de Oro.
6:00pm: Sister’s Appreciation Dinner

For the longer, more detailed version, see the Schedule page.

May 14 2009 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Flexibility is the Philosophy

Below is the e-mail that was sent to everyone who responded to our RSVP for the BBQ. We hope it clarifies things, in case they were confusing or misunderstood:

Hi Everyone,

The CCFAF Board wanted to make a clarification in order to prevent any confusion that could arise as a result of the packed schedule we have on Memorial Day weekend.  Hopefully, by sharing a bit of our philosophy, you’ll have a better understanding of what’s happening.

First of all, as your fellow alumni, we all work 40+ hours per week, and then have to go home to take care of our loved ones (spouses, kids, etc.), so we know that weekends are precious.  Three day weekends are even more precious.  With that in mind, we wanted to make sure that the events of our Reunion respected that sanctity, and allowed you to have downtime should you choose to do so.  At the same time, we felt it would be a shame to have people travel for hours only to come to a BBQ lunch, eat, play games, and turn around to head home.

Consequently, we planned two main events: the BBQ, and the Evening Program.  If nothing else, we’d encourage you to attend these two events. Then we added a number of peripherally related, fun events to fill in the time.  Please feel free to attend any or all of the events.  If you just want to come to the BBQ, and spend the rest of your weekend in SLO relaxing and enjoying the beauty that is SLO, you are more than welcome to do that.  On the other hand, if you’re totally gung-ho about attending every single event that we’ve planned and will be racing around taking photos of everything, you’re welcome to do that as well.  We’re giving you the liberty and flexibility of doing nothing, anything, or everything. Again, this was driven by our knowledge that weekends are precious commodities, especially in the working world, and our friendships and relationships with others are also important.

We hope that clarifies things.  Please let us know if you have any questions.  We’re counting down the days until we can see all of you again.

In Christ,
The CCFAF Board of Directors

May 13 2009 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

^^New Page Added

We’ve added a new page above for all things related to our upcoming CCF Alumni Foundation BBQ. Check it out for regular updates pertaining to the event.

May 03 2009 | Uncategorized | No Comments »