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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Community

Honoring Japanese American History in Monrovia

By Susie Ling The City of Monrovia is honoring its Japanese American history with a public art piece. Kerri Zessau of Monrovia said, “One of the key goals of our Neighborhood Treasures program is to affirm the importance and value of Monrovians in history. It...

Monrovia High Principal to Speak at Monrovia League’s May Meeting

May 21 will be the last meeting of the year for the Monrovia League, but they will resume in September. The group’s meeting for this month will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 122 S. California and the corner of Foothill. Refreshments will...

Join Monrovia’s Police Officers’ Association for Blood Drive

The Monrovia Police Officers’ Association is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, May 16, in the Community Center Multi-Purpose Room at 119 W. Palm Ave. You can donate blood from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. In a hurry but still want to donate?...

Support Monrovia’s First Responders and Local Charities

By Susan Motander Saturday, May 11 is Fire Service Day. To celebrate, the Monrovia Firefighters Association is holding its Annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. at Fire Station 101, 141 E. Lemon Ave. The cost is only $5 per person with kids younger than 3 eating...

Veterans Resource Center at Monrovia Public Library Serves Nearly 2K Vets & Families

It has been busy at the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) over the past year. Staff and volunteers have helped 1,920 veterans and their family members connect with benefits they earned through years of service. Volunteers trained by Cal-Vet have provided 760 service hours to veterans...

Monrovia Code Enforcement Works With Volunteer Center of SGV to Assist Family

Over the past several months, Monrovia’s Code Enforcement team has been working with a family on Orange Avenue to resolve a code violation related to a large storage container being stored in the front driveway of the residence. Storage containers are allowed on a...

Monrovia Firefighters’ Association Annual Pancake Breakfast Set for May 11

The Monrovia Firefighters’ Association is set to host their annual pancake breakfast on May 11 from 7–11 a.m. at Fire Station 101 (141 E. Lemon Ave.). Tickets for breakfast, the proceeds of which will benefit local Monrovia charities, will be sold at the event for...

Monrovia’s Foothill Family Launches Elder Abuse Treatment and Support Program

Foothill Family has been awarded funding to expand its capability to serve the older adult community in the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys, Glendale, and Burbank through a new Elder Abuse Treatment and Support program. Addressing the needs of seniors aged 65 and over,...

Bishop Dillard – A Man of Many Accomplishments

By Susan Motander Last week this publication included an article on the retirement of Second Baptist Church’s pastor, Bishop William LaRue Dillard. That article focused on the Bishop’s background and his leadership of the historic church but there is a great deal more to the man. Read...

Betty Thomas is Named Monrovia’s Older American of the Year

By Susan Motander Since May is Older American’s Month, Monrovia honored four local seniors for the hard work they do for the community. Honoring one, Betty Fisher Thomas, as the city’s Older American of the Year. The announcement came at a luncheon at the Community Center...
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