Pergolas Named 2013 Citizens of the Year

Jacquie and Joe Pergola, 2013 Citizens of the Year, photo courtesy of Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce

Press release posted 1/9/14 – Joe and Jacquie Pergola have been named 2013 Citizens of the Year by the Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce, it has been announced by Ed Chen, Chamber president.

This couple has exemplified the spirit of volunteerism in our community for many years including (partial listing) their many years of service and contributions to organizations such as the Creative Arts Group and The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club.

The announcement was made on Wednesday and came as a total surprise to the Pergolas. A bouquet of flowers was presented by Chamber Board Vice President Noah Green at the Podley Real Estate office where Jacquie works. Joe had been lured there under a very creative pretense.

On Saturday, January 25, 2014, the Award Dinner honoring the Pergolas will take place. The event will begin at 6 pm at The Peppertree Grill – 322 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024. Tickets are on sale for $30 each and will be available for purchase online at or in person at Bean Town, The Bottle Shop or Savor The Flavor.

The Sierra Madre Chamber has honored a Citizen of the Year annually since 1966. For more information contact the Chamber at (626) 355-5111 or visit the Chamber’s website at

1 Comment on "Pergolas Named 2013 Citizens of the Year"

  1. Linda Bealswanger | January 11, 2014 at 2:10 pm |

    I feel bad for Neil.

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