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Bloom Again: Health & Hope

Bloom Again: Health & Hope

Know someone who’s economically vulnerable? Dealing with a health crisis? Can’t even afford a bus pass? The women of the Bloom Again Foundation are dedicated to supporting “working, but economically vulnerable, women who are experiencing a health crisis.” Partners with whom they’ve created relationships—primarily health care agencies—take note of the women who fit this criteria, discern their […]

Doglegs, Birdies & Eagles

Doglegs, Birdies & Eagles

The sky is falling, the sky is falling! Sit tight, Chicken Little, it’s not the sky, it’s golf balls. After a “grueling” round of golf, guests will gather on the San Gabriel Country Club fairway and watch golf balls rain from the sky. Actually, they’ll be dropped from a helicopter. All for a good cause. […]

“Beauty Bites Beast” IMPACT Workshop

“Beauty Bites Beast” IMPACT Workshop

Everyone from grandma to little Audrey can learn self-defense skills. Women’s City Club of Pasadena member and personal safety advocate Ellen Snortland presents “Beauty Bites Beast” IMPACT Personal Safety Self-Defense Workshop on April 20. This is a 3-hour, hands-on class that “gives students a comprehensive taste of our training,” Snortland explains. You will work on […]

COPA Spring Mixer for PUSD

COPA Spring Mixer for PUSD

The Community Organization of Pasadena for Advancement in Education invites the public to its spring mixer on April 2 at El Portal restaurant. COPA Latinas for Education is a women’s group that raises funds for scholarships, which are presented to PUSD students on an annual basis. The last financials we could find indicate that in […]

CSC: A Night in Casablanca

CSC: A Night in Casablanca

“Cancer Support Community Pasadena is such an important resource for people who are going through cancer treatment,” says cancer survivor Vicki Laidig. “It even offers support for their children and caregivers.” CSCP provides a unique community of social and emotional support where people can meet others who are facing similar challenges and not feel alone. It […]

Peace Without Borders: Welcoming the Refugee

Peace Without Borders: Welcoming the Refugee

Gratitude to Monica Hubbard of Wired Women for directing our attention to this event. For those who may be interested… The 14th Annual Pasadena Palm Sunday Peace Parade, “Peace Without Borders: Welcoming the Refugee,” will take place on March 20 at 3 p.m. The purpose of the march is to call attention to the global […]

A “Done in a Day” Project

A “Done in a Day” Project

On February 20, Pasadena Rotary Club volunteers hit the ground running on as part of its “Done in a Day Project.” Eleven Rotarians visited Villa Esperanza‘s new Dimension Day Program for adults with developmental disabilities and assembled patio furniture, weeded, watered, and planted flowers, plants, and young trees into pots and planter boxes “to make […]

Habitat for Humanity: New Homes in Glendale

Habitat for Humanity: New Homes in Glendale

Seeking: Low-income, first-time home buyers. San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity is planning six new single family homes. The renderings look sleek and modern, rather like townhouses, and they will be located in Glendale. The Housing Authority has appropriated $1.4 million to the $2.8 million project, which includes the land purchase of $980,000, according to […]

Hike for the Homeless

Hike for the Homeless

Mike Simms, curator of the Echo Mountain ruins above Altadena, has been working for over a year to create a park for people to come up and enjoy. To highlight his new Friends of Echo Mountain group and all of the wonderful hikes he’s discovered, last December he welcomed one and all to participate in […]

Trained Dogs for Adoption.org

Trained Dogs for Adoption.org

Loyal, personality, special, companion. These are the traits that TrainedDogsForAdoption.org look for and develop in its last-resort rescue dogs. TDFA was founded to train and help place German Shepherds, which traditionally are difficult to place. “To our knowledge, no local rescue has ever specialized in the rehabilitation of high-drive and sometimes mischievous working shepherds residing […]

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