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Easter dining

On April 20, Mille Fleurs will serve Easter brunch between 10:30 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. for $54 per adult. Easter dinner service will also be offered between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Reservations can be made online at millefleurs.com or by calling the restaurant at (858) 756-3085.

Egg hunt with brunch

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20, The Grand Del Mar annual Easter egg hunt, which starts at 12:30 p.m. at 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, complimentary to all Easter brunch diners and resort guests. reservations, call (858) 314-1996.

Board nominations open

The Carlsbad Village Association is expanding its board of directors from five to seven members. If you are a Village merchant interested in becoming more involved in downtown management, marketing and events, review the board nomination packet at carlsbad-village.com. Applications are due April 25, and terms begin in June.

Top taste

A few hundred Leucadia tasters voted to award the 2014 Taste of Leucadia Platinum Platinum Plate Award to Vigilucci’s Trattoria Italiana, who served savory Cappellacci di Zucca at this year’s Taste of MainStreet event. The Trattoria Italiana is also celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Porter joins Dempsey

David C. Porter has joined Carlsbad-based Dempsey Construction as Superintendent, according to John Dempsey, president of Dempsey Construction. He will be responsible for project scheduling and coordination of all subcontractors both on and off the job site. Porter has nearly 30 years of experience in the construction industry. Prior to joining Dempsey Construction, Porter worked as a superintendent for Lusardi Construction, Hearne Builders & Viking Construction.’

Reduce, reuse, recandle

Wax & Whimsy, 107 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach announced their candle recycling service known as “Recandle,” just in time for Earth Day. “Recandling” allows you to drop off your empty candle vessels of any size for refilling. Hours are Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Top at SMU

Southern Methodist University awarded its Multicultural Academic Achievement Award to Rancho Santa Fe residents currently studying there, including Lawrence Jiang, Fantine Giap, Maximillian Grust and Mark Villalba.

Award for Chavez

Assemblymember Rocky Chávez (R-Oceanside) was presented with the “2014 Legislator of the Year” award by Donate Life California. Donate life works to find organ donors. Chávez spoke in support of Assembly Concurrent Resolution 125 dedicating April 7 as DMV/Donate Life California Day and April as Donate Life Month