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Monrovia is the Place to be This Holiday Season
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Monrovia is the Place to be This Holiday Season

By Staff There are many different things happening throughout town, including a holiday sing along, horse-drawn wagon rides, and caroling. Don’t miss out on the fun listed below: Shop Black Friday & Small Business Saturday and donate a toy on Myrtle. It’s the official start of the holiday shopping season. Support the Monrovia business community…

Monrovia Library Spreads Holiday Cheer One Letter at a Time
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Monrovia Library Spreads Holiday Cheer One Letter at a Time

By Staff For the upcoming holidays, Youth Services has set up a Letter Writing Station at the Monrovia Public Library. Children are encouraged to use the paper provided to write a letter to Santa, a United States military soldier, or their favorite book character. Participants need to have their letters completed and in the library…

It’s the B-Ball Battle of the Badges
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It’s the B-Ball Battle of the Badges

By Susan Motander If the police officers are looking a little scruffy, it is because of their No-Shave November, another fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society.  Monrovia Police Officers are not shaving to raise money for the Society.  You can join them by buying a No-Shave Tee Shirt for $20 or just donate $20 to the Cancer…

Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Center Needs Volunteers This December
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Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Center Needs Volunteers This December

Foothill Unity Center, Inc. invites the community to help them bring some holiday cheer to low income families in local communities. Volunteer registration is mandatory in order to volunteer. If interested, visit foothillunitycenter.org/holiday-distributions.  A login name and password will be required when registering. If you have forgotten your login name and/or password or need to create a…

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WWII Veteran and Longtime Monrovia Resident Receives Long Lost Medals

Originally published Nov. 12 @3 p.m. / Last updated Nov 13. @12:17 p.m. Monrovia’s Veterans Day of Deference draws hundreds to Library Park By Terry Miller Antonio Sanchez, 94, thought he was going to breakfast Monday morning with his wife, four of his children and granddaughter. However, Sanchez’s devious granddaughter had other, more delightfully and…

Arcadia Brothers Receive Outstanding Young Philanthropists Award
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Arcadia Brothers Receive Outstanding Young Philanthropists Award

By May S. Ruiz Eric and Richard Dong, Arcadia residents and San Marino High School students, were named Outstanding Young Philanthropists by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Los Angeles Chapter (AFP/GLAC). They received the award at the 33rd Annual Celebration of National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the…

Help American Legion Post 44 Honor Monrovia Vets
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Help American Legion Post 44 Honor Monrovia Vets

By Staff The men and women who have served our country need your help to continue to serve veterans of the Monrovia community. American Legion Post 44 (Post) which serves the City of Monrovia will be having their annual Pancake Breakfast on Nov. 11 from 8 – 11:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (740…

Monrovia Rotary Helps Young People Help Others
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Monrovia Rotary Helps Young People Help Others

By Susan Motander For the last four years the Monrovia Rotary Club, along with other clubs around the nation, has joined forces with Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger relief organization that distributes life-changing aid in an effort to end world hunger by 2030. The club enlists the help of students from Monrovia schools in…

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