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October 1, 2009
Flu shots offered at Crescenta-Cañada Y Flintridge Pharmacy will be providing flu shots at the Crescenta Cañada YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada between the hours of 10 a.m. and noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The shots are free for those with Medicare with no HMO, otherwise the cost is $25. For more information, or to make an appointment, call Nancy Turney at (818) 790-0123, ext. 225.   La Cañada resident heads to Samoa La Cañada resident and disaster action team duty officer Cathy Sproule is being deployed by the American Red Cross to American Somoa where she will assist with humanitarian efforts in the wake of the tsunami.
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February 4, 2010
Proceeds from Tasting Bee benefit for Haiti Junior Girl Scout Troop 14241 will be hosting the annual Girl Scouts? Tasting Bee in honor of World Thinking Day. Proceeds from the event will be donated to World Vision for Haiti Relief to provide blankets, food, and clean water; and to the Juliette Low Fund, which promotes Girl Scouting throughout the world. This year?s World Thinking Day?s theme is ?Ending Extreme Poverty and Hunger.? The tragic events in Haiti can clearly serve as a way to make all aware about the issues of extreme poverty and hunger throughout the world.
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January 18, 2007
The La Cañada Junior Women's Club will host a festive evening fundraiser at the Rococo Room of Cafe Santorini in Old Pasadena on Friday, Feb. 2. "Club Rococo is always a wonderful venue," said Lisa Dick, the Juniors' ways and means chair. The party will include cocktails, hors d'oeuvre and music, along with live and silent auctions of exciting gift items. All proceeds will benefit the group's service and philanthropic projects, which support two charities ? Para los Niños, a Los Angeles-based organization serving children and families living in extreme poverty, and Haven House, an area shelter for battered women and their children.
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April 14, 2012
In late October 2011, a group of 12 high school students and eight adults from La Cañada Presbyterian Church took a week-long trip to Tutwiler, Miss. to build a home for the local Habitat for Humanity branch. During our seven days in Mississippi, we framed a house from the foundation up, and spent a portion of each day mentoring the local kids at the community center. Tutwiler is one of the poorest locations in the U.S., and deals with extreme poverty and high unemployment. The community center acts as the cornerstone of the town.
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By Michael Arvizu | November 26, 2009
Last week, I was privileged to join the La Crescenta branch of Bahá?ís at the home of Lily and Shahrom Moghbel on Thursday night. Bahá?í Roberta Dowell invited me to the service last week, but not before she hung up on me before I had a chance to tell her that I was reporter for the Valley Sun, and that I wasn?t calling to sell her a subscription. As is common practice online to do so online when something funny is alluded to: LOL. The Bahá?í religion is considered to be the youngest of the world?
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October 1, 2009
Flu shots offered at Crescenta-Cañada Y Flintridge Pharmacy will be providing flu shots at the Crescenta Cañada YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada between the hours of 10 a.m. and noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The shots are free for those with Medicare with no HMO, otherwise the cost is $25. For more information, or to make an appointment, call Nancy Turney at (818) 790-0123, ext. 225.   La Cañada resident heads to Samoa La Cañada resident and disaster action team duty officer Cathy Sproule is being deployed by the American Red Cross to American Somoa where she will assist with humanitarian efforts in the wake of the tsunami.
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