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Arkansas Division / Sea Cadets
Arkansas Division is a very active division of the U.S. Navy Sea Cadet Corps.  The Sea Cadet program offers young American men and women (ages 11 to 17) the opportunity to work with and learn from members of the United States Navy and other sea services. Arkansas Division works particularly closely with the local Northern California Coast Guard units at their regular drills.  They typically drill two Saturdays a month during the school year at the Coast Guard station on beautiful Yerba Buena Island in the San Francisco Bay.  For more information, please contact Kristin Wojkowski at (415) 975-1939 or kwojkowski@yahoo.com.

AYSO Soccer
AYSO Soccer is a non-profit organization of community volunteers whose mission is to provide the best for our kids. All children ages 4 ½ to 18 are welcome. Jessica Tiatia is the Regional Commissioner of Brisbane AYSO, Region #1344.  For more information, please visit the website for Brisbane AYSO.

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts
For any scouting interest about Brisbane Troop #134, please call Tim Young, (510) 490-3011 or District Executive Ron Chang at the Scout Office in Foster City at (650) 341-5633.  Cub Scouts are for boys ages 7 - 11 and Boy Scouts are for boys ages 11 - 17.  You may also e-mail info@norcalscouts.org or view the website for the Boy Scouts of America.

Brisbane Dance Workshop (BDW)
The Brisbane Dance Workshop (BDW) provides performing arts classes for students 3 - 18 years old: creative movement, modern dance, hip hop, ballet, tap, Irish dance, voice, musical theater and drama.  BDW also provides ballet, tap and voice for adults.  For more information, contact BDW Artistic Director Camille Salmon at

brisbanedanceworkshop@gmail.com or (415) 467-6698 or visit their website, www.brisbanedanceworkshop.org.

Brisbane Educational Support Team and Parent Teacher Organization (BEST/PTO)
The BEST/PTO raises money to provide our schools with library books, computer technology and other needed support or materials. The BEST/PTO Foundation has been the community-based fundraising organization for the Brisbane School District since its founding in 1992. Contact BEST/PTO Chairman of the Board Tony Palmer at (415) 606-4604 or bestpto@gmail.com for more information or visit the website of the BEST/PTO.

Brisbane Lions Club
The Lions Club helps and serves the community by sponsoring community events such as Santa on the Fire Truck and Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  They also manage the Lion's Club Scholarship Awards and provide free eye exams and glasses through their Eyesight Conservation program for anyone who's not able to afford them that lives or works in town.  Please visit their Facebook page for more information: www.facebook.com/BrisbaneLionsClub/.

The Brisbane Brownies Troop #31513 is open to girls in 1st - 3rd grades.  For more information, contact Girl Scouts Community Development Director Tracy Lorenz at (650) 209-0529 or check out the website for the Girl Scouts of Northern California.

Brisbane Village Helping Hands

Brisbane Village Helping Hands is a grassroots nonprofit whose mission is to be a resource to help enable older Brisbane residents to remain in their homes and connected to their community as they age.  Their goal is to provide residents 55 and over with volunteer services such as transportation, minor home maintenance, help with technology, companionship and occasional social events.  For more information, check out their website, www.brisbanevillage.org, email them at brisbanevillagehelpinghands@gmail.com, or leave a voicemail at (415) 508-2185.

Brisbane Youth Sports Association (BYSA)
BYSA is a non-profit corporation of Brisbane volunteers dedicated to promoting and supporting youth athletics through positive coaching, sportsmanship, self-esteem, commitment and community involvement.  For more information, e-mail brisbane101@gmail.com.

Chamber of Commerce
The Brisbane Chamber of Commerce promotes business in Brisbane by holding monthly luncheons/mixers, publishing a monthly newsletter - The Luminary, sponsors a College Scholarship Program, and coordinates the Holiday Star Program.  For more information, contact Mitch Bull, Brisbane Chamber President and CEO, at (415) 467-7283 or mitch.bull@brisbanechamber.com or Alison Wilson, Director of Marketing & Sales, at (415) 467-8716 or awilson@brisbanechamber.com.  You may also check out the website for the Brisbane Chamber of Commerce

Citizens for a Brisbane High School (CBHS)
CBHS is a group of local families actively working towards opening a charter high school in Brisbane.  To contact the group, send mail to P.O. Box 2402, Brisbane, CA 94005.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
The Brisbane Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates citizens about personal and community disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills.  Topics include National CERT Organization, Disaster Preparedness and Hazards, Fire Safety, Light Search and Rescue, Disaster Medical Operations, Disaster Psychology, and Brisbane Specific Damage Assessment.  CERT Volunteers are trained to respond safely, responsibly, and effectively to emergency situations, but they can also support the Brisbane community during non-emergency events as well.  For more information on the Brisbane CERT program, please contact the Brisbane Office of Emergency Services Department at (415) 508-2128 or alistmann@brisbaneca.org.  You may also view the CERT webpage on the City's website.

Community for Renewable Energy in the Baylands (CREBL)
CREBL is a citizen action group in Brisbane and has submitted a Renewable Energy Alternative plan for development at the Baylands.  Learn more at www.crebl.org.

Eagles Club
The Brisbane Eagles Club sponsors fundraisers for charities such as the American Cancer Society and for various community organizations, such as Boy Scouts and Sea Scouts. All their events are held at Eagles Hall, located at 185 Visitacion Avenue, Brisbane.  For more information, call (415) 467-7199.

Friends of the Brisbane Library (FOBL)
The Friends of the Brisbane Library supports the Brisbane branch of the San Mateo County library.  FOBL meets monthly to discuss ways that library services to the community can be improved and to plan activities such as the City-wide Yard Sale, the Live at Mission Blue Concert Series, and Turn Off Your TV Week.  They meet every third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Brisbane Library, 250 Visitacion. All are welcome. For more information, contact the Brisbane Library at (415) 467-2060 or friendsofthebrisbanelibrary@gmail.com.

Mothers of Brisbane (M.O.B.)
The Mothers of Brisbane (M.O.B.) was formed in early 2005 by group of mothers in Brisbane who wanted to create a place where moms could come together to make friends, learn about community resources, hold fun family events, arrange playgroups and childcare, share information and support, and generally have a good time together. Come to a meeting – membership is currently free!  The M.O.B. currently has over 70 members, and about 15-20 moms that meet regularly.  For more information, contact M.O.B. Co-Chairs Megan Garner or Michelle Woodruff at megantgarner@msn.com or michelle@mwoodruff.net .  You may also visit the website for the Mothers of Brisbane.

San Bruno Mountain Watch (SBMW)

San Bruno Mountain Watch’s mission is to preserve and expand the native ecosystems of San Bruno Mountain in perpetuity, through programs in education, stewardship, citizen advocacy, and land conservation.  The organization leads hikes, gives presentations and conducts habitat restoration outings on San Bruno Mountain. They also operate the Mission Blue Native Plant Nursery. They have plenty of opportunities to volunteer and get involved. Hikes are on the first and third Saturdays each month at 10:00 a.m. Stewardship work takes place three times each week. A calendar of activities is a on the SBMW website, www.mountainwatch.org.  For more information, please call (415) 467-6631,  or e-mail sanbruno@mountainwatch.org.

Senior's Club
The Brisbane Senior's Club provides seniors with activities, events, trips and regular monthly meetings. Activities include lunches, bingo, arts and crafts, lectures, health screenings and group excursions. They meet every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. the Community Center, 250 Visitacion Avenue - Lunch is served at noon. For information, contact Bonnie Bologoff at (415) 467-8071.

Sierra Point Yacht Club
Founded in 1984, the Sierra Point Yacht Club is an organization dedicated to the pleasure of sailing and powerboating. Club members are a community of boat owners, their families, crewmembers and friends who seek to increase their enjoyment of the sport. The club is open to all boating enthusiasts, whether or not they own a boat.  For more information, visit the website for the Sierra Point Yacht Club.