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Mother’s Day Fashion Show Celebrating Our Matriarchs and Youth

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Hosted by the Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association (MDBAA)
Bring your mothers, grandmothers and daughters to the Mother’s Day Fashion Show and Luncheon Fundraiser. Join us in honoring our Monrovia and Duarte Senior Women and Youth.
Saturday, May 9, 2015 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monrovia United Methodist Church 140 E. Palm Avenue Monrovia, CA  91016
Tickets are $20
Please contact Eloise Hart to purchase your ticket(s) at (760) 669 – 0669.





Hair by CCIA Cosmetologist for Christ and Simply Divine Hair Salon Fashions and Models Provided by Ian Matthew Chambers
Models Provided by I ESTEEM
All proceeds will go toward the MDBAA Scholarship and College Student Fund.


MAP Neighborhood Conference- Great Success!

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The City of Monrovia 6th Annual MAP Neighborhood Conference was on Saturday, April 25 2015 at the Monrovia Community Center. The gloomy weather did not stop the dedicated residents and friends of the City from coming out to a great day of learning more about the City’s resources and helpful tools for health, wellness and the community. The morning started with a delicious continental breakfast of pastries, fresh fruit and coffee from The Coffee Bean. Over 150 people came out to go to workshops to learn about topics like; Keeping Monrovia Beautiful, Meeting the City Manager, Juicing 101 and Coffee with a Cop!
Lunch was kicked off by a fantastic raffle with prizes including a tumbler set, gift cards to neighborhood restaurants and a fruit basket. Thank you to Del Taco, Tommy’s, Jersey Mikes, Wendy’s and Athens Services for ensuring we had a delicious lunch full of treats. Father John Bakas, of Saint Sophia Cathedral, delivered a stirring key note speech, touching on the spirit of volunt…

The 6th Annual MAP Conference is this Saturday! Pre-registration is now closed but.........!!!!!!

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2015 Woman of the Year “Unsung Heroines”- Joannie Gholar Yuille

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UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE HONORABLE GRACE F. NAPOLITANO – 32ND DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA Presents: 2015 Woman of the Year “Unsung Heroines” Awards Ceremony April 10, 2015 – El Monte CA The Award:
Each year U.S. Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano honors women volunteers who have never been publicly thanked and who have provided so much for their organizations without ever been publicly thanks thanked and who have provided so much for their organizations without ever asking anything in return.  As a State Assembly woman in the 1990’s the Congress woman has honored only one woman in Sacramento, today, April 10, 2015, the tradition continued but this time nineteen women from across the Congressional district were honored.  This is an opportunity to thank these amazing women for their sacrifice.
Background information taken from the program:
Joannie Gholar Yuille – City of Monrovia: Nominated by Mayor Mary Ann Lutz (Years of Volunteering: 50)

Joannie Yuille is currently a Speech and Languag…

6th Annual MAP Neighborhood Conference- THIS SATURDAY (4/25)!

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Saturday is the day! Don't forget to register for the Annual MAP Neighborhood Conference! Online registration closes on Wednesday, April 22.

Click HERE to register, or call Karen at 626-932-5525,or pick up a flyer at any the following locations: City Hall, Library, or Community Services.

See you there!


YOU are invited to attend…

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2015 Seismological Society of America Town Hall Meeting
“The Future of Earthquake Hazard Mitigation: How Will Earthquakes Impact Southern California…Come Meet the Scientists” Using science to make our communities safer…

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Free and open to the public

Pasadena Convention Center Ballroom A-B 300 East Green Street Pasadena CA  91101
This program is open to the public and will feature talks from science experts 
Facilitator – Jeff Reeb, Director, Los Angeles County Emergency Management ·Earthquake Faults in Southern California - Kate Scharer, USGS ·“Citizen Science” & Earthquake Monitoring of Smart Buildings – Monica Kohler, Caltech ·Earthquake Early Warning – Doug Given, USGS ·The Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) Project: Earthquakes from orbit – Mark Simons, Caltech

COUNT DOWN TO THE 6TH ANNUAL MAP NEIGHBORHOOD CONFERENCE!

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Don't forget to register for the Annual MAP Neighborhood Conference! Online registration closes on Wednesday, April 22.

Click HERE to register, or call Karen at 626-932-5525,or pick up a flyer at any the following locations: City Hall, Library, or Community Services. 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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The Monrovia Area Partnership is hosting the 6th AnnualMAP Neighborhood Conference on Saturday, April 25th from 9:30am – 3:00pm at the Monrovia Community Center. 

The Neighborhood Conference continues to serve as a platform to access and promote community resources, while encouraging civic participation and fostering community pride.  Each year, the conference features exciting and hands-on workshops covering material regarding community safety, City government, community resources, and ways to connect in the community.  
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call Karen at 626-932-5525 or pick up a flyer at City Hall, Library, or Community Services.