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Help Cancer Patients by Giving Blood in Arcadia and Pasadena
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Help Cancer Patients by Giving Blood in Arcadia and Pasadena

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others. Anna Gwinnup, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to stage 2, forcing her to undergo a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and…

Leadership Pasadena Graduates First Veterans Course Cohort
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Leadership Pasadena Graduates First Veterans Course Cohort

Leadership Pasadena graduated its first Community Leadership Course for Veterans cohort at the University Club of Pasadena with a dinner and exciting entertainment for 110 guests. Comedian Fritz Coleman and magician Naathan Phan delivered a private show for the attendees. The room was transformed by the donated lighting services of Lionmark Entertainment. Thirteen military service…

Two Books Chosen for Pasadena’s One City, One Story 2019
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Two Books Chosen for Pasadena’s One City, One Story 2019

Pasadena Public Library will feature not just one but two One City, One Story selections this year, extending the community reading celebration through summer 2019. The 2019 One City, One Story selection is “In the Distance” by author Hernán Díaz. The 2019 One City, One Story Summer Edition selection is “The Ballad of Huck &…

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Royal Court Selected
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Pasadena Tournament of Roses Royal Court Selected

Today, the Tournament of Roses announced the seven members of the 2019 Royal Court. Applicants from 24 Pasadena area schools participated in the interview process. Volunteer members of the Tournament of Roses’ Queen and Court Committee made its selections based on a number of criteria including public speaking ability, academic achievement, youth leadership, and community and school…

Pasadena Helps You Go Green
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Pasadena Helps You Go Green

Residents can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded at the city’s popular free e-waste event from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13. The event will be held in Parking Lot I outside the Rose Bowl Stadium near Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd. Shredding trucks and e-waste…

Free October Events at Pasadena Senior Center
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Free October Events at Pasadena Senior Center

There is something for everyone in October at the Pasadena Senior Center, located at 85 E. Holly St. You do not have to be a member to attend but some events require advance reservations. A Matter of Balance will be held every Tuesday from Oct. 2 to Nov. 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. Are…

POP Brings Pasadenans and Police Together
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POP Brings Pasadenans and Police Together

Gatherings aim to open dialogue between residents and local police Pasadenans Organizing for Progress (POP!) announced a forum on community policing issues titled, “Let’s Talk, Let’s Learn.” The event will be held at the Alkebulan Cultural Center (1435 N. Raymond Ave.) on Oct. 4 starting at 6 p.m. and will focus on how the community…

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