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Friday, May 25, 2018
Whittier College will hold its Summer Sports Camp for boys and girls ages 6-12 for the 45th consecutive year. The oldest and most successful summer program in the San Gabriel Valley. Campers will swim, play tennis as well as playground type activities in the morning.  If they choose to stay the rest of the day, the most popular afternoon program will continue with group activities, arts and crafts ...read more
Categories: Community
The YMCA of Greater Whittier has introduced a new teen membership just in time for the start of summer.  The membership is available to teenagers 13-17 years old, with a monthly rate of $30 and one-time joining fee of $50. During the month of June only, the Y is waiving the joining fee for new members.  “The YMCA is a great place for teens,” said Jane Noyes, Executive Director of Membership and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Some 55 local residents enjoyed an afternoon of family fun and “Blingo” games with volunteers From Maddi’s Closet on Sunday, June 3 at Parnell Park Community Center.   “We are very pleased with the success of this “friendraiser” event,” says From Maddi’s Closet President and Founder Donna Holmes.  “We saw a number of new people come out to share the afternoon with us, and we were very proud of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
The day was beautiful as over 700 walkers and 55 volunteers gathered for the 22nd Annual 5K Walk on April 21 in Central Park. The sponsors, walkers, and contributors came together to support the Women’s and Children’s Crisis Shelter. The air was full of enthusiasm as participants enjoyed a beautiful walk route, opportunity to win prizes, listen to music and enjoy refreshments. Throughout the park ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
For those that don’t know HOT, Hispanic Outreach Taskforce is a non-profit organization based in Whittier, California. For the past 28 years HOT has offered scholarships for up-and-coming college freshman looking to expand their education in higher learning. As of January 2018, Hispanic Outreach Taskforce has generated over $18,000 worth of scholarships, with a whopping $200,000 since coming to ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Memories of my Mother exhibit by Sun Chilson You opens Wednesday, July 11. Sun Chilson’s work presents a unique blend of Western and Oriental art. Sun uses rice paper watercolor, and acrylic as her chosen media, and has found some surprising uses for these time-honored methods. As a graduate of Parsons Institute in New York, Sun spent 10 years in that city as a communications designer. She ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Join the Whittier Police Officer’s Association on Monday, July 16 at the Friendly Hills Country Club for their annual Cops Helping Kids Golf Tournament. Check-in begins at 10 a.m., shotgun start is at 12:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 5 p.m. Entry fee is $200 and there are sponsorship opportunities available.  The Whittier Police Officers’ Association is a nonprofit organization that includes ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Sons & Daughter of Italy are a national organization of men and women who represent the estimated 26 million Americans of Italian heritage. They are dedicated to promoting the legacy of their ancestors, customs, and contributions to the United States of America. If you have never visited them before, please visit and be their honored guest (ospite onorato).  This month, Sons & Daughters will be ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Harmony Center is hosting its 9th Annual Fine Art & Craft Fair in October, a showcase for outstanding artists and artisan crafts people whose works are screened for originality, high quality, and handmade-in-America designs. This gem of a show attracts 1000+ shoppers over two days. In addition to shopping, visitors enjoy live music and entertainment, café outdoors, children’s activities, and a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Beginning on July 16, 2018 Adrienne Gibson will serve as our Executive Director of Financial Development. She brings 13 years of fundraising experience and a genuine enthusiasm for inspiring philanthropy.   Adrienne comes to us from her alma mater Scripps College where she served most recently as the Executive Director of Alumnae Engagement and The Scripps Fund. Adrienne served the Office of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Operation Think Twice, The Beer Run prevention initiative, is spreading awareness about how shoplifting and beer thefts can lead to a felony, when force or fear are used in the commission of the crime.    The use of force or fear is often related to the suspect attempting to flee the establishment in order to avoid arrest, and may include pushing, shoving, punching, or using a weapon during the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest