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Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program Ready for Ribbon Cutting
Community

Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program Ready for Ribbon Cutting

The City of Monrovia will launch the Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program with a formal Ribbon Cutting on Saturday at 9 a.m. at 303 W. Colorado Blvd. The entire community is invited to join the celebration. The Community Garden has garden beds which include: Individual irrigation for each garden bed. Organic soil in each plot. An educational…

Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Center Looking for Volunteers
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Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Center Looking for Volunteers

You can help underprivileged students begin the new school year on a positive note by volunteering at the 21st Annual Back to School Event on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Santa Anita Park (285 Huntington Drive, Arcadia). Foothill Unity is now accepting registrations on a first come, first served basis until the total number of needed…

We Hear You Now, Monrovia
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We Hear You Now, Monrovia

By Terry Miller and Fabiola Diaz Monrovia Weekly held an open forum on June 27 for the community — to listen to your hopes and concerns as the adjudicated voice of Monrovia. We were delighted with the forum turnout at the Community Center and even more motivated to hear your invaluable input and insight. More…

Largest Blood Drive in Inland Empire Saves More Than 2,250 Lives
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Largest Blood Drive in Inland Empire Saves More Than 2,250 Lives

The Gift of Giving Blood The Intl. WeLoveU Foundation partnered with LifeStream Blood Bank to host the largest community blood drive on June 30, 2019 at the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino, California. More than 1,200 WeLoveU Foundation volunteers from various locations such as the Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Orange County, and…

Drop That Match! No Fireworks in Monrovia or Duarte
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Drop That Match! No Fireworks in Monrovia or Duarte

By Susan Motander With Duarte’s decision (finally) to ban fireworks, no personal fireworks are allowed in the foothills. With the heavy rain last winter continuing into spring rain, there is now plenty of now dried vegetation in the foothills. That vegetation translates to fuel for a fire and fire officials statewide are already predicting a major fire…

Monrovia Police Chaplain Set to Retire
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Monrovia Police Chaplain Set to Retire

For the past seven years, Chaplain Jerry Johnson has served as an integral member of the Police Department team. The pastoral care that he has offered to all people, regardless of race, sex, creed, or religion will be missed. In honor of Johnson’s service and commitment to his community a special celebration will take place…

Monrovia Weekly Wants to Hear from YOU
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Monrovia Weekly Wants to Hear from YOU

By Terry Miller One week from today, Monrovia Weekly will be hosting a casual forum to give residents and businesses alike, the opportunity to tell us what you’d like to see in your local community newspaper. Many of you have already signed up and we look forward to getting your input on how we can…

World Harvest to Hold Fundraiser in Monrovia to Benefit Children
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World Harvest to Hold Fundraiser in Monrovia to Benefit Children

By Susan Motander World Harvest is a local non-profit working to educate and empower children around the world. It is doing the same thing locally working with approximately 25 local children by teaching them to become entrepreneurs. These youngsters from kindergarten-age through eighth grade have started their own businesses or stores. On Sunday, at the headquarters of World…

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