AARP Volunteers Offering Free Tax Preparation Services Through April 13

IRS-certified tax assistance volunteers from the Lompoc AARP Foundation are making tax preparation appointments for community members through April 13.

The 2021 tax deadline is April 18.

Community members are encouraged to contact 805-717-1302 to schedule a tax filing time at a location to be disclosed.

Documents to leave with tax preparers after providing proof of identity include all 2021 tax documents and 2020 tax returns.

Once a customer’s return is complete, pickup will be arranged.

The service is free and open to all taxpayers.

Lompoc high school alumni association offering scholarships to alumni

Seniors who attended Lompoc High in grades 9-12 and are dependent on a member of the Lompoc High School Alumni Association are eligible for the scholarship and can apply by downloading the common application to their classroom. Google Senior Counseling class. An additional information form must also be collected from the advice desk.

Applications must be submitted by Monday, March 14.

Scholarship eligibility requirements for Lompoc High School graduates who are currently enrolled in at least 12 units at a university, community college, or vocational school include: four years of Lompoc High School attendance and the membership in the association of former high school Lompoc.

Applications for students are available at the Lompoc High School Counseling Office, 515 West College Ave., or by downloading it from Further questions can be directed to Rosa Chavez at [email protected] The deadline to submit an application is Monday, April 25.

Any Lompoc High School graduate interested in becoming a member of the Lompoc High School Alumni Association can visit A lifetime membership costs $30.

Lompoc Family YMCA aims to raise $90,000 for its annual campaign

The Lompoc Family YMCA has announced a fundraising goal of $90,000 for its upcoming 2022 annual campaign, which will provide outreach programs, financial assistance and access to opportunities for those in need.

According to a YMCA spokesperson, every dollar raised during the annual campaign is used to place children and families in need in YMCA programs, including full-time child care and fitness programs. outdoors for all ages.

Each year, the YMCA provides more than $100,000 in financial assistance to families and individuals for membership or programs such as childcare, camps, sports and after-school programs, the spokesperson said. .

This year’s campaign kicks off on Thursday, February 3, with campaign co-chairs Bruce Coggin and Cristi Brooks-Montgomery spearheading the fundraiser to ensure the goal is met.

Additionally, South Side Coffee will hold a “YI Love you Day” on February 14, when sales from the day will be used to support the YMCA. South Side Coffee is located at 105 South H St.

YMCA donations can be made to the Lompoc Family YMCA, 201 W. College Ave., or by calling 805-736-3483.

For more information on the annual campaign, visit