Posts Tagged Civic Club

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Saturday December 09 2017

Sierra Madre Honors/Citizen of the Year Banquet, Photo Gallery

Sierra Madre Honors/Citizen of the Year Banquet, Photo Gallery

Posted 12/9/17 - The Sierra Madre Honors Dinner was held in the Sierra Madre Room Friday, honoring City employees, volunteers and Citizens of the Year De and Pat Alcorn. Recognized for their contributions to the community were Tim Hunsicker, Public Service Employee of the Year; Sierra Madre Police Department Reserve Officers and Volunteers, Public Service Award; [...]

Sunday October 23 2016

Halloween Window Painting, 2016 Photo Gallery

Halloween Window Painting, 2016 Photo Gallery

Posted 10/23/16 – On Friday, dozens of youths participated in the annual Halloween Window Painting Contest, sponsored by the Sierra Madre Civic Club. Click a picture to enlarge it.

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Friday October 23 2015

Civic Club Sponsored Halloween Window Painting a Huge Success – In Progress Photo Gallery

Civic Club Sponsored Halloween Window Painting a Huge Success - In Progress Photo Gallery

Posted 10/23/15 – Dozens of kids turned out downtown today to paint the storefront windows on local businesses, all sponsored and underwritten by the Sierra Madre Civic Club.  EIGHTY-EIGHT windows were scheduled to be painted, so many that SMCC felt it necessary to set up a second paint distribution station at Memorial Park.  Students aged [...]

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Monday September 28 2015

Deadline for Halloween Window Painting Contest Approaches

- Applications and guidelines for Sierra Madre’s Halloween Window Painting Contest were distributed the week of September 7 and can also be picked up at the front desk of City Hall and from the YMCA at the recreation center.  Please note that completed applications are due back to the front desk of City Hall by [...]

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Friday May 22 2015

Runners Take Advantage of Advance Check-in at Pre-Race Pasta Feed – Photo Gallery

Runners Take Advantage of Advance Check-in at Pre-Race Pasta Feed - Photo Gallery

Posted 5/22/15 – Runners had the opportunity to both carbo load and check in early at tonight’s Mt. Wilson Trail Race Pasta Feed in Kersting Court.  Food was supplied by Zugo’s, Civic Club members managed the early check-in, and Wilson the inflatable mule made his Bell Tower debut.  Proceeds from the Pasta Feed will be [...]

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Thursday February 05 2015

Read, Discover, Connect Art & Essay Contest at the Sierra Madre Library

Press Release posted 2/5/15 – Students in grades K – 8 are invited to enter the Library Art and Essay contest, starting February 2, 2015. This year’s theme is: Read, Discover, Connect @ Sierra Madre Public Library and entries should reflect the theme as closely as possible. Entry forms are available at the Public Library, [...]

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Saturday October 25 2014

2014 Halloween Window Painting – Completed – Photo Gallery

2014 Halloween Window Painting - Completed - Photo Gallery

Posted 10/25/14 – I posted photos of the kids painting the windows of the local businesses downtown for Halloween yesterday, and now I’ve gone back and taken photos of the completed windows, without the kids in the way, so you can see the finished art.  Enjoy the photos.  Main Halloween Page    2014 Halloween Index page

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Saturday October 25 2014

2014 Halloween Window Painting in Downtown Sierra Madre – Photo Gallery

2014 Halloween Window Painting in Downtown Sierra Madre - Photo Gallery

Posted 10/25/14 – Yesterday was business window painting day in Sierra Madre, with kids competing in the Halloween Window Painting Contest, sponsored by the Sierra Madre Civic Club.  Today I’m posting pictures of the windows being painted.  Later today I’ll be going downtown to take pictures of the completed windows, without the kids in front [...]

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Monday February 10 2014

Sierra Madre Civic Club Education Awards Applications Now Available

Sierra Madre Civic Club Education Awards Applications Now Available

Press Release posted 2/10/14 – The Sierra Madre Civic Club is pleased to announce the availability of the 2014 Education Awards applications.  High school seniors who live in Sierra Madre, work in Sierra Madre, or are related to a Civic Club member are eligible to apply.  Applications will be available at the Sierra Madre Library, [...]

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Thursday November 28 2013

Civic Club Shoppe to be Open at Who Ville on Saturday

Civic Club Shoppe to be Open at Who Ville on Saturday

Press Release posted 11/28/13 – On Saturday, November 30, the Sierra Madre Civic Club Shoppe will join the Grinch and be back in Kersting Court as part of the Chamber of Commerce’s Who Ville Festival. The  Shoppe will offer beautiful knitted items such as scarves, hats, fingerless gloves, darling baby accessories, and many other unique [...]

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Sunday July 21 2013

4th of July 2013 – Community Picnic in the Park, Video

Posted 7/21/13 – After the parade on the fourth, there was a Community Picnic in the Park.  Sierra Madre Civic Club sponsored and oversaw traditional games such as a three-legged race, egg toss, balloon toss and more, Gem City Jazz Cats performed big band and swing, there were several food trucks on hand, the pool [...]

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Saturday June 29 2013

Civic Club Sponsors Cow Bop Concert in the Park – Photos and Video

Civic Club Sponsors Cow Bop Concert in the Park - Photos and Video

Posted 6/29/13 – The Sierra Madre Civic Club sponsored last week’s Concert in the Park, featuring a local band, Cow Bop, and their unique blend of country and bebop.  This week’s concert tomorrow night will feature a Beatles tribute band called “Hard Day’s Night”, and is sponsored by the SMVFA.  The Summer Concert in the [...]

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Saturday June 15 2013

Civic Club to Host Concert in the Park

Civic Club to Host Concert in the Park

Press Release posted 6/15/13 - Sierra Madre’s own home-based and wildly popular band, Cow Bop, will bring its unique mix of swingin’ grooves, thrilling riffs, sweet and hot vocals, western sensibilities and tons of fun to a free concert in the park on June 23rd at the Memorial Park Band Shell, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., [...]

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Saturday May 25 2013

Mt. Wilson Trail Race 2013 – Event, Non-Race Photos

Mt. Wilson Trail Race 2013 - Event, Non-Race Photos

Posted 5/25/13 – Click on a photo to enlarge

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Tuesday March 05 2013

City Council Honors Winners in the Library’s I Love My Library Drawing & Essay Contest

City Council Honors Winners in the Library's I Love My Library Drawing & Essay Contest

Press Release posted 3/5/13 – Winners of the Sierra Madre Public Library “I Love My Library Drawing and Essay Contest” were honored Tuesday, Feb. 26 by the Sierra Madre City Council. Library Trustee Pete Siberell read the names of the 17 outstanding young winners and Mayor Josh Moran gave them each a handsome certificate from [...]

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Wednesday November 21 2012

Who Ville Coming to Sierra Madre

Who Ville Coming to Sierra Madre

Posted 11/17/12 -The Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce will again host a Holiday shopping kick off event in downtown Sierra Madre the Saturday after Thanksgiving, from 1 to 8pm and while it will incorporate many of the activities of the popular Dickens Village event of the last several years, this year’s Who Ville event will [...]

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Sunday November 18 2012

Civic Club to Offer Holiday Gifts For Sale

Press Release posted 11/18/12 - Stop by the Civic Club’s annual Christmas Shoppe for beautiful hand made knitted and crocheted gift items.  There are things for every member of the family from beautiful, soft baby blankets, to trendy hats, scarves and gloves.  You’ll find practical, as well as decorative, items for home like felted potholders and [...]

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Sunday November 04 2012

2012 Window Painting Contest Winners, Photo Gallery

2012 Window Painting Contest Winners, Photo Gallery

Press Release posted 11/4/12 – News Net photo gallery below text The 2012 Halloween Window Painting Contest took place on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27. 30 teams competed in 4 different age groups with 90 youths participating this year! Awards were given to the top three finishers in each age category. The City [...]

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Sunday August 12 2012

Photos and Video of Aluminum Marshmallow at Civic Club Concert in the Park

Photos and Video of Aluminum Marshmallow at Civic Club Concert in the Park

Posted 8/12/12 – On July 29, 2012, the Sierra Madre Civic Club sponsored the Concert in the Park, featuring Aluminum Marshmallow, complete with horn section and guest vocalist Veronica Ota.  Below the photo gallery are four videos.  Enjoy. She Loves You, The Beatles Show Me the Way, Peter Frampton Will It Go Round in Circles, [...]

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Friday July 06 2012

4th of July Post-Parade Community Picnic Photo Gallery

4th of July Post-Parade Community Picnic Photo Gallery

Posted 7/6/12 - Click an image to enlarge.  Enjoy. Back to Main 4th of July page Back to 4th of July 2012 main index page

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Tuesday June 19 2012

Local Organizations Receive Civic Club Grants

Local Organizations Receive Civic Club Grants

Press Release posted 6/19/22 – The Sierra Madre Civic Club announces this year’s recipients of their Community Grant awards. In one way or another, these organizations touch the lives of nearly everyone who lives in town.  For instance, several departments in the City were granted funds for services that directly serve the community.  Grants were [...]

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Thursday May 24 2012

Sierra Madre Civic Club Awards Scholarships to Ten Local Students

Sierra Madre Civic Club Awards Scholarships to Ten Local Students

Posted 5/24/12 -  By Christine Bachwansky Family and friends looked on proudly during the ceremony held at the Hart House in Memorial Park as ten local students were awarded scholarships by the Sierra Madre Civic Club.  Committee co-chairs Dorothy Jerneycic and Joan Crow, along with committee members Kathleen Coyne and Mary Beth Knox all agreed that [...]

Monday May 21 2012

Civic Club Grant to Help Preserve, Put Online Oral Histories of Sierra Madreans

Press Release posted 5/21/12 – The Sierra Madre Historical Archives is pleased to announce that it has received a $400 grant from the Sierra Madre Civic Club to launch the Save Our Stories Project.  Library Archivist Debbie Henderson, who applied for the grant, explained that the purpose of the project is to preserve and provide [...]

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Sunday May 06 2012

Civic Club Asks ‘What’s For Dinner?’

Civic Club Asks 'What’s For Dinner?'

Press Release posted 5/6/12 – The answer is easy if you have your own copy of the Civic Club’s Cookbook “Recipes We Proudly Share”. Every delicious recipe is a time-tested, family-approved dish of love passed from friend to friend, family to family and generation to generation. The test kitchens were those of grandmas and aunties, [...]

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Tuesday May 01 2012

Letter to the Editor re: EARLY Civic Club History

Letter to the Editor re: EARLY Civic Club History

Posted 5/1/12 – Bill, As an addendum to my letter of March 5th of 2011, I am sending further photos that the Civic Club might find of interest. These  articles have been sent by my Aunt, Jean Tate, who wishes to be remembered to the club.  Jean lives in Lebanon, Tennessee and wants to dispel [...]

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Saturday March 31 2012

Huck Finn Day – Photo Gallery

Huck Finn Day - Photo Gallery

Posted 3/31/12 – Following overnight camping Friday evening, the Huck Finn Derby was held this morning.  It was an Ansel Adams kind of day. Awards were given in the following four age categories, as well as the Largest Overall fish and Smallest Overall fish. Age Category 3-6 years: 1st – Loren Lomboy 2nd – Andrea [...]

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Saturday March 03 2012

Civic Club to Host Casino Night on St. Patrick’s Day

Fun, food, and fantastic prizes all can be yours at Sierra Madre Civic Club’s Casino Night being held at the Sierra Madre Community Recreation Center on Saturday, March 17 from 7 p.m. -11 p.m.   For your $25 ticket, you will receive a $50 stake at the gaming tables, St. Patrick’s Day-themed refreshments, such as corned [...]

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Saturday February 18 2012

Sierra Madre Civic Club Celebrates 67 Years of Service to the Community

Sierra Madre Civic Club Celebrates 67 Years of Service to the Community

Posted 2/18/12 – This month the Sierra Madre Civic Club celebrated its 67th birthday by honoring their past presidents and honorary lifetime members.  Many of the honorees, including three of the original charter members of the club, were able to attend the party, some coming from as far away as 250 miles. The club thanked [...]

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Thursday February 09 2012

Sierra Madre Civic Club To Host Casino Night on St. Patrick’s Day

Fun, food, and fantastic prizes all can be yours at Sierra Madre Civic Club’s Casino Night being held at the Sierra Madre Community Recreation Center on Saturday, March 17 from 7 p.m. -11 p.m.   For your $25 ticket, you will receive a $50 stake at the gaming tables, St. Patrick’s Day-themed refreshments, such as corned [...]

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Monday February 06 2012

Sierra Madre Civic Club Publishes Cookbook

Posted 2/6/12 – What do you ask when you hear that some of the finest cooks in Sierra Made have published a cookbook? You ask where to get one, of course. Well, members of the Sierra Madre Civic Club have published a collection of their best recipes for hors d’oeuvres, soups, salads, entrees, breads, vegetable [...]

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Wednesday January 18 2012

Sierra Madre’s “One Book, One City 2012” Events

Posted 1/18/12 – “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”, containing the first twelve short stories about the famous detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, will be honored during February at the Sierra Madre Public Library as the City of Sierra Madre’s One Book, One City selection for 2012.   All events are free and open to the [...]

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Wednesday November 23 2011

Local Organizations to Take Part in Dickens Village

Local Organizations to Take Part in Dickens Village

Posted 11/12/11 – Creative Arts Group to Host Family Fun Art Project The Family Outreach Program at the Creative Arts Group will host a FREE family art project called “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner for the Holidays?” This is a celebration of diversity. Each family will construct a 3D scene of their holiday dining room. Each [...]

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Thursday May 26 2011

Civic Club Installs New Board, McKernan as President

Civic Club Installs New Board, McKernan as President

by Phyllis Chapman It was the top of the evening when Colleen J.McKernan was installed president of Sierra Madre Civic Club for 2011-2012 at their Installation Dinner on May 19. She chose as her theme the four leaf clover signifying “Love , Faith, Hope, Luck.”  Board of Directors installed with her by Installing Officer Marcia [...]

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Thursday May 12 2011

Reception for Older American Pat Alcorn Friday Afternoon

Pat Alcorn has been named Older American of the Year by Sierra Madre’s Senor Community Commission.  Alcorn will be recognized at a reception in her honor on Friday, May 13th at 4:30pm, as part of Older Americans Month.  She will also be recognized by L.A. County Supervisors at a luncheon.  Alcorn posted on her Facebook [...]

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Saturday April 16 2011

Civic Club Auction Helps Fund Club Philanthropies…And It’s FUN!

Civic Club Auction Helps Fund Club Philanthropies…And It’s FUN!

Lots of pictures at the bottom of the article, and video coming soon! Last Saturday, April 9th, I had the rare privilege of attending the annual Civic Club Auction Luncheon.  I say rare, because I was one of only three people of the male persuasion in a room of nearly three hundred people, and the [...]

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Saturday March 05 2011

Letter to the Editor, re: Civic Club turns 67

Letter to the Editor, re: Civic Club turns 67

Hi- A really old Sierra Madrean.  Recently came across this photo (click to enlarge) of a Civic Club meeting that must have been taken close to when the club was first formed.  Enjoyed your article and hope the enclosed photo will add some pleasant memories. Happy to hear that the club is going strong at [...]

Friday March 04 2011

Pat Alcorn Named Older American of the Year

Pat Alcorn Named Older American of the Year

Pat Alcorn has been named Older American of the Year by Sierra Madre’s Senor Community Commission.  Alcorn will be recognized at a reception in her honor on Friday, May 13th at 4:30pm, as part of Older Americans Month.  She will also be recognized by L.A. County Supervisors at a luncheon.  Alcorn posted on her Facebook [...]

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Monday February 28 2011

Civic Club Celebrates Birthday

It was “Hats Off” to Civic Club as it celebrated its 67th birthday at a February meeting. With the club being an important presence in the area for volunteer service and generous philanthropy giving since it began in 1944m Taylor Neslerode, who chaired the birthday meeting, chose the “Hats Off” tribute. Those attending wore their [...]

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Tuesday February 08 2011

Civic Club Education Awards Deadline is March 1st

Civic Club Education Awards Deadline is March 1st

Sierra Madre Civic Club, reaching out to high school seniors graduating in 2011 with their Education Awards, reminds applicants that March 1, 2011 is the deadline to enter the program.  Applications received or postmarked after this date, as well as incomplete or illegible applications, will not be considered. Generous monetary awards and individual certificates will [...]

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