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Monday November 06 2017

Sierra Madre Rotarians Honor Humanitarian Innovators at RH STAR Awards – Photo Gallery

Sierra Madre Rotarians Honor Humanitarian Innovators at RH STAR Awards - Photo Gallery

Posted 11/5/17 (photo gallery below) - The Sierra Madre Rotary Club hosted its 2nd Annual Rotary Humanitarian STAR Awards Banquet on Saturday, with more than 130 scientists and friends honoring outstanding humanitarian achievements in science and technology, while enjoying live entertainment, cocktails and dinner at the Pasadena Masonic Temple. The goal of the STAR (Science, Technology, Aerospace [...]

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Friday March 20 2015

Rotary Club, City to Celebrate World Water Day Saturday, March 21

Rotary Club, City to Celebrate World Water Day Saturday, March 21

Press Release posted 3/20/15 – WORLD WATER DAY, SIERRA MADRE, MARCH 21, 2015 – Memorial Park – 9am-5pm. This community event brings together world class speakers, renowned landscapers, star musicians, Water Wizards game show with celebrated game show host, children’s activities, booths with interactive activities and invaluable information about your water, a tour of our [...]

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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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Monday July 14 2014

Harry as Elvis, 2014 Videos

Posted 7/14/14 – Last Sunday night, Sierra Madre Rotary Club brought Sierra Madre raised Harry Shahoian back from Las Vegas, along with several of the finest musicians currently appearing in Vegas as part of the Sierra Madre Summer Concert in the Park series, sponsored by The Kensington.  We posted lots of photos and one video [...]

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Thursday July 10 2014

Harry Rocks Sierra Madre as Elvis – Photo Gallery and Video

Harry Rocks Sierra Madre as Elvis - Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 7/10/14 – Harry Shahoian, who grew up in Sierra Madre and now performs in Las Vegas at the Golden Nugget and the Flamingo as Elvis, returned to Sierra Madre Sunday night to a packed Memorial Park.  His appearance, backed by some of Vegas best musicians, was sponsored by the Sierra Madre Rotary Club as [...]

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Monday February 17 2014

Twenty Couples Renew Vows for Valentine’s Day

Twenty Couples Renew Vows for Valentine's Day

Posted 2/17/14 – Twenty couples renewed their marriage vows in front of friends and family on Valentine’s Day at Alverno High School’s Villa del sol d’Oro as part of a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Sierra Madre’s International Water Project.  Each of the couples paid a fee to participate, and guests paid to attend. [...]

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Monday January 20 2014

Rotary Club Invites You to Renew Your Vows This Valentine’s Day

Rotary Club Invites You to Renew Your Vows This Valentine's Day

Posted 1/18/14 – The Sierra Madre Rotary Club invites you to renew your marriage vows and help others at the same time.  This Valentine’s Day at the Villa del sol d’Oro on the campus of Alverno High School, Sierra Madre Rotary is hosting a Wedding Vow Renewal event, for couples that have been struck by [...]

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Sunday July 21 2013

Harry as Elvis Takes Sierra Madre by Storm

Harry as Elvis Takes Sierra Madre by Storm

Posted 7/21/13 – At tonight’s Concert in the Park, the Rotary Club again sponsored Harry Shahoian as Elvis, as they have for several years now.  Harry informed the crowd that he has been performing as Elvis for 20 years now, and he’s still going strong, currently performing at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, and [...]

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Sunday July 21 2013

Rotary Club Offers Mini Grants

Rotary Club Offers Mini Grants

Posted 7/21/13 – The Sierra  Madre Rotary Club  is pleased to offer mini grants, up to $500, to help with projects that will benefit the community. If you wish to apply for a mini grant, Proposals should include: Title Point of contact (name, phone, email and address) A Brief description of the project How the project [...]

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Tuesday March 05 2013

Rotary to Again Hold Annual Dan Stover Music Scholarship Program

Rotary to Again Hold Annual Dan Stover Music Scholarship Program

Press Release posted 3/5/13 – Dan Stover Music Contest will take place Monday, March 25 at the LaSalle High School dining hall at 7 pm. Three monetary awards are offered for first, second and third place. Two rounds follow this competition for the winner of Monday evening. Read this article for more details and how [...]

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Tuesday March 05 2013

Author to Address SM Rotary Club

Author to Address SM Rotary Club

Press Release posted 3/5/13 – Steven Fink often has been called the Dean of Crisis Management for his pioneering work in the field. His seminal work on the subject, Crisis Management: Planning for the Inevitable, still the most successful and widely-read book on crisis management ever published, not only explains how to manage a crisis [...]

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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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Monday December 10 2012

Rotary Selects Local Residents For Trip To India

Rotary Selects Local Residents For Trip To India

Press Release posted 12/10/12 – Rotary District 5300 has selected retired Sierra Madre Police Chief Marilyn Diaz to lead a team of four young professionals to Calcutta, India on a 5-week Group Study Exchange trip.  Diaz is a member of the Sierra Madre Rotary Club. Since 1965 the Rotary Foundation has arranged yearly Group Study [...]

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Wednesday September 05 2012

Sierra Madre Rotary Club Donates Books to Library

Sierra Madre Rotary Club Donates Books to Library

Press Release posted 9/5/12 – Building on their long-standing partnership with the library, the Rotary Club of Sierra Madre donated more than 50 children’s fiction books to the Sierra Madre Public Library in August 2012. The books will be located in the recently remodeled and newly named Rotary Children’s Library. All the brand new books [...]

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Sunday July 22 2012

George Trullinger as Buddy Holly and Harry Shahoian as Elvis, 2012 Video Page 1

Posted 7/22/12 – I have several more videos to edit and post, but these are complete, so enjoy.  If you want to view the photo gallery from that night, as well as video of a pair of local nonagenarians (Snookie Greger and Mama Pete) escorting Elvis as he made his grand entrance into the park, [...]

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Saturday July 14 2012

Rotary to Feature Carina Hoang – Author of “Boat People: Personal Stories from the Vietnamese Exodus”

Rotary to Feature Carina Hoang - Author of

Press Release posted 7/14/12 (Editor’s note – Rotary sent this to me several days ago, and I was late posting it.  My apologies for the short notice to make your reservations by tomorrow) - This Tuesday, Australian author Ms. Carina Hoang will discuss her book entitled “Boat People: Personal Stories from the Vietnamese Exodus” which will be [...]

Sunday July 08 2012

Elvis Rocks the House in Sierra Madre – Photo Gallery

Elvis Rocks the House in Sierra Madre - Photo Gallery

Posted 7/8/12 – I have several videos from the concert, that I’ll be posting later.  In the meantime, here’s a photo gallery, and below that is a video of nonagenarians Snookie Greger and Mama Pete leading the way as Elvis enters the park for the Rotary Concert in the Park.

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Friday July 06 2012

Harry Shahoian Returns as Elvis Sunday Night, Sponsored by Rotary

Posted 7/5/12 – Harry Shahoian, Sierra Madre native who now performs in Las Vegas as Elvis Presley, returns to the bandshell in Memorial Park this Sunday as part of the Summer Concert in the Park series.  Sierra Madre Rotary Club sponsors the event annually, and it’s always the most well attended concert of the summer. [...]

Thursday July 05 2012

4th of July 2012 Parade Photo Gallery, Page 5

4th of July 2012 Parade Photo Gallery, Page 5

Posted 7/5/12 - 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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Wednesday March 28 2012

Low-Flush Toilets Program Coming

Low-Flush Toilets Program Coming

Posted 3/28/12 – The Interact Club (Sierra Madre Rotary) will load the toilet into your vehicle on April 21, 2012 The students will receive $15 from the water agency for every old toilet returned on Saturday April 28, 2012. When: April 21, 2012, 9am – 11am Where: Sierra Madre Recreation Center 611 E. Sierra Madre [...]

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Wednesday December 28 2011

Getting to Know the 2012 Sierra Madre Rose Float Princesses

Posted 12/28/11 – On Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, the Sierra Madre Rotary Club had its weekly meeting at Alverno High School, in the historic Villa del Sol d’Oro.  The meeting began with a performance by the Alverno Singers and Concert Choir (click link to view the performance).  Following the singers were oral presentations by three of [...]

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Sunday September 04 2011

Sierra Madre Grocery Company Announces New Distributor

Sierra Madre Grocery Company Announces New Distributor

Sept. 4th, 2011 – Sierra Madre Grocery Company, a leading manufacturer of premium bruschetta salsas and specialty foods, today announced that Gourmet Merchants International (GMI) is their new distributor. “We are delighted to be able to work with Gourmet Merchants to distribute our complete line of products throughout California. Gourmet Merchants is one of the [...]

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Monday July 25 2011

“Elvis” Rocks Sierra Madre – the Videos

Harry Shahoian rocked Sierra Madre as Elvis in a concert sponsored by the Rotary Club this evening. Harry paid tribute to his parents, who will be celebrating 40 years of marriage tomorrow, and Mama Pete, who was celebrating her 95th birthday during the show. He was also joined onstage for much of the show by [...]

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Sunday July 24 2011

“Elvis” Rocks Sierra Madre

Harry Shahoian rocked Sierra Madre as Elvis in a concert sponsored by the Rotary Club this evening.  Harry paid tribute to his parents, who will be celebrating 40 years of marriage tomorrow, and Mama Pete, who was celebrating her 95th birthday during the show.  He was also joined onstage for much of the show by [...]

Wednesday May 11 2011

Rotary Donates $20,000 to Children’s Library Room Renovation/Expansion

Rotary Donates $20,000 to Children's Library Room Renovation/Expansion

At last night’s City Council meeting, Rotary President Cathy Hundshamer, surrounded by about a dozen other Rotarians, presented a check for $20,000 to Library Director Tony Buckner and Library Trustees Margaret Quigley and Pete Siberell to help fund the renovation and expansion of the Children’s Room at the Library, the first such upgrade in more [...]

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Wednesday April 27 2011

Rotary Club Makes Donation to Children’s Library Campaign

Rotary Club Makes Donation to Children's Library Campaign

The Rotary Club of Sierra Madre has made a donation of $20,000 to the Sierra Madre Children’s Library Campaign.  Rudy Hayak, Rotary Board Member, announced the Club’s pledge at a breakfast meeting held at the Library on April 5, 2011. Patricia Hall, Campaign Chair, said, “The Sierra Madre Public Library is successful because of the generosity [...]

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Saturday March 12 2011

Low-Flush Toilet Program On Its Way

Low-Flush Toilet Program On Its Way

San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (SGVMWD) and the City of Sierra Madre will again sponsor the annual low-flush toilet exchange program, on April 2nd and 23rd.  Residents are invited to come and pick up a low-flush toilet on April 2nd at the Rec. Center, between 9am and 11am.  The toilet that it replaces in their [...]

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