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Monrovia Area Partnership Holds an Education Meeting This Saturday
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Monrovia Area Partnership Holds an Education Meeting This Saturday

By Susan Motander This Saturday, Jan. 12, Monrovia Area Partnership will hold its first MAP-edu, which according to City Manager Oliver Chi is a new spin on what was formerly called the MAP Ed Quarterlies. The workshops that day are designed to educate community members on current events in town, highlighting opportunities to get involved. The…

Monrovia Leadership Academy Starts Next Month
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Monrovia Leadership Academy Starts Next Month

By Staff The Monrovia Area Partnership (MAP) Leadership Academy as well as the Youth Leadership Academy will begin next month. The Youth Academy will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 3 p.m. The Adult Academy will start the next day, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. The goal of the seven week Academy is “to train residents to recognize and…

Monrovia Honors Former Slave Kate Wright
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Monrovia Honors Former Slave Kate Wright

Wright treated locals diagnosed with tuberculosis By Ralph Walker Dr. Pottenger’s Sanatorium was renowned for treating tuberculosis, but he was apparently not the only resident who cared for those stricken with the disease. Fondly known as “Aunt Kate,” Kate Wright (1861- 1937) was a remarkable woman who opened her heart and her home to indigent…