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Courtesy Photo Presley will embark on a nationwide tour with the Stand4kind organization that supports children in the U.S.- dealing with bullying and grappling with suicidal thoughts. Young musician finds inspiration on Catalina FOR THE ISLANDER One of the performers at this year’s Catalinaville event has a per- sonal connection to the island. Presley Aronson, 21, is a sing- er-songwriter, director, producer, actor, and beyond. Presley formed his own production company at age 14, which he runs to this day, providing a platform for LA’s youth to learn the ins and outs of the industry prior to pursuing higher education. As CEO of Presley Aronson Enterprise, he oversees multiple units, production managers, and crew, as well as mentors interns. His company produces films, com- mercials, music videos, and beyond. At the same time, Presley is pursuing a music career. He has two music videos out, three sin- , gles. The first, “She’s All Mine”, released in July 2020, followed by the music video in December 2020, shot by Presley’s production com- pany, showcasing Catalina Island. His second single, “What If”, came out in March 2021, followed by the music video in April 2021, also a love song, this one shot in Los Angeles. Presley’s third single, “Live Like Paradise” is a recent release, May 3 were??? my .l;.l_‘.l,;l.. 2021, with the music video in the works, also shot around Catalina, highlighting some of the island’s most beautiful landscapes. His fourth single, “Background”, is coming soon, as well as the music video that recounts personal expe- riences with bullying during his childhood. With this song, Presley will embark on a nationwide tour with the Stand4kind organization that supports children in the US. deal- ing with bullying and grappling with suicidal thoughts. A Margaritaville-style event, complete with live bands and beach dancing, will take place Saturday, August 7 to benefit the Catalina Island Medical Center Foundation. “Catalinaville” will be held at the Descanso Beach Club with a cock- tail reception and dinner at 5 pm. followed by a beach party at 8 pm. The dinner is sold out, but tick- ets are available for the Beach Party. For ticket information, visit cimcfoundation.org/Catalinaville, or call 310-510-5160. A live auction and raffle are also on tap. All proceeds benefit the foundation and its support of the Catalina Island Medical Center (CIMC) and the future of health- care on Catalina Island. CATAIIM lYER mammogram Daily Discounts On Our Website Ramamber-Letyourhonellmowyoumfln‘fleuportaoat“ 949-673-5245 Catalinainfocom U.S. Drought Monitor California extrerrdrought zone. The map was released at 8 am. (EST), lThursday, Aug. 5. - Facts and Figures of Veterans Frompge13 and Alzheimer’s and the Importance of Memory Screening Donna de Levante Raphael Director of National Memory Screening, Alzheimer’s Foundation members to take part in this free webinar on September 16.” Topics and presenters at the of America webinar include: Services and Support for - The Importance of Brain Health California Veterans & Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Viktoriya Samarina, PhD Disease Clinical Neuropsychologist, Jennifer Reeder, LCSW Stanford/VA Alzheimer’s Center Director of Educational and National Co-Director, VA Social Services, Alzheimer’s Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and SRMEWHERE OUT THERE: Foundation of America Drought map this week August 3, 2021 (Roland nanny, Aug. 5, 2021) mm mm mum Form Wank you: WWMLWM Map courtesy of National Drought Mitigation Center The U.:Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. the United States Departent of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The map shown above places Catalina Island in the Vllid B l.m. EDT i; droughbnonltownhedu Treatment (MIRT) Participants will be able to ask questions during the webinar. Register for the free “Brain Health Awareness for Veterans” webinar on September 16 by vis- iting www.alzfdn.org/veterans. Individuals who have questions or would like more information about brain health, memory screen- ings, dementia-related illnesses or caregiving can contact the AFA Helpline seven days a week by calling 866-232-8484 or visiting www.alzfdn.org. RR. SHERRY l. MEINRERG Order via BABNES&NOBLE aon.com° OR YOUR FAVORITE BOOKSTORES i‘EluEv;Adi"éfaoa'i”é"1i