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Thursday May 07 2015

Summer Reading Programs For All Ages At The Library

Press Release posted 5/7/15 – Adults, teens & children – get ready to sign up for Sierra Madre Public Library’s Summer Reading Program — June 8 through August 10. Register anytime during this period and win prizes along the way. Children read and record their books (print or e-Book), and prizes are awarded when each [...]

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Sunday May 03 2015

SMVFA Pancake Breakfast Photo Gallery

SMVFA Pancake Breakfast Photo Gallery

Posted 5/15/15 – Enjoy these photos from the annual Pancake Breakfast put on by the Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association.

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Wednesday April 29 2015

Have Some SMVFA Pancakes Before the Art Fair Saturday

Have Some SMVFA Pancakes Before the Art Fair Saturday

Posted 4/29/15 - The Sierra Madre Fire Department will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast this Saturday, May 2nd from 7am to 11am at the Fire Station at 242 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.. Cost to enjoy the all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast (which features Starbucks, coffee, as well is just $5.00. All proceeds will [...]

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Saturday April 04 2015

SMVFA Annual Easter Egg Hunt, 2015 – Photo Gallery

SMVFA Annual Easter Egg Hunt, 2015 - Photo Gallery

Posted 5/15/15 –  Please enjoy these photos from the annual Easter Egg Hunt presented each year by the Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association.  In addition to lots of candy, children have the opportunity to find “golden eggs” which can be redeemed for giant baskets of goodies.

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Friday December 05 2014

SMVFA Annual Firefighter’s Ball Saturday, Dec. 6th

SMVFA Annual Firefighter's Ball Saturday, Dec. 6th

Posted 12/5/14 - The Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association will be throwing their Annual Christmas Ball on Saturday, December 6, 2014.  There will be dancing to a live band, a no-host bar, and as always,guests are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy for th Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.  The ball will be held [...]

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Sunday May 18 2014

SMVFA Pancake Breakfast, Photo Gallery

SMVFA Pancake Breakfast, Photo Gallery

Posted 5/18/14 – The SMVFA held its annual pancake breakfast yesterday, and I took a few pictures.  Click to enlarge.

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Thursday May 02 2013

SM Firefighter Annual Pancake Breakfast This Saturday

SM Firefighter Annual Pancake Breakfast This Saturday

Posted 5/2/13 - The Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station at 242 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. this Saturday, May 4th, from 7 to 11am.  Cost of the breakfast, which includes pancakes, sausage, coffee (donated by Starbucks), milk and orange juice is just $5.  Proceeds help to fund [...]

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Saturday March 30 2013

Sierra Madre’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Photo Gallery and Video

Sierra Madre's Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 3/30/13 – Since 1931, the Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association has hosted an Easter Egg Hunt each spring.  This year’s took place today, March 30th, at Memorial Park.  As they have for many years now, Nestle USA, Inc. donated thousands of pieces of candy for the enjoyment of the kids (and their parents).  In [...]

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Saturday March 30 2013

Easter Egg Hunt This Morning

Easter Egg Hunt This Morning

Posted 3/30/13 - The Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighter’s Association Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held today, promptly at 10:00am. The Easter Egg Hunt will be held in Sierra Madre Memorial Park, located at the corner of W. Sierra Madre Blvd. and Hermosa Avenue in Sierra Madre. The hunt will be hosted by the Sierra Madre [...]

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Sunday December 09 2012

A Fun Time at the Firefighters’ Ball – Photo Gallery and Videos

A Fun Time at the Firefighters' Ball - Photo Gallery and Videos

Posted 12/9/12 – For eighty-seven years, the Sierra Madre Firefighters annual Christmas ball has been held (well, sort of, in 2011 it was a New Year’s Eve ball).  In the early days, firefighters went door to door selling tickets, but nowadays they send them out via bulk mail.  So yes, some things have changed.  But [...]

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Tuesday November 27 2012

Firefighters’ Ball Set for Saturday, Dec. 8th

Firefighters' Ball Set for Saturday, Dec. 8th

Posted 11/27/12 -For more than eighty-five years, the volunteer firefighters of Sierra Madre have hosted a Christmas ball.  Well, sort of, last year’s was on New Year’s Eve, but this year the ball is returning to its pre-Christmas roots.  It will be held at St. Rita’s Catholic Church (NE corner of Grandview and Baldwin Ave.), [...]

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Sunday July 22 2012

SMVFA Presents Ukulady at Library

SMVFA Presents Ukulady at Library

Press Release posted 7/22/12 - Calling the young, and young at heart, to join the Ukulady at the Sierra Madre Public Library Monday, July 23 at 10 a.m. Join in as she sings songs to promote fearlessness, friendship, and the Downfall of Evil. Ukulady’s interactive and engaging show is part of the Library’s Summer Reading Program [...]

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Thursday May 24 2012

SM Library Offers Summer Reading Programs for Kids, Teens, Adults -Teen Volunteers Needed

Press Release posted 5/24/12 – “Dream Big – Read!” is the theme for Sierra Madre’s eight-week 2012 Summer Reading Program, which runs from Monday, June 18 through Saturday, August 11.  There are programs for all age groups, including adults. Come in and register any time during this period and win prizes along the way. In [...]

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Sunday May 06 2012

SMVFA Pancake Breakfast Enjoys Large Turnout – Photo Gallery

SMVFA Pancake Breakfast Enjoys Large Turnout - Photo Gallery

Psted 5/6/12 – The Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association held its annual Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station yesterday.  Cost of the breakfast, which included pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice was just $5, and the price was right for hundreds of people that thurned out.  Proceeds help to fund SMVFA activities throughout the [...]

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Saturday May 05 2012

SMVFA Annual Pancake Breakfast This Saturday

SMVFA Capt. Brent Bartlett whips up some pancakes, News Net file photo from 2011 Pancake Breakfast, click to enlarge Posted 4/30/12 – The Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station at 242 S. Sierra Madre Blvd. this Saturday, May 5th, from 7 to 11am.  Cost of the [...]

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Saturday April 07 2012

SMVFA Easter Egg Hunt – Photo Gallery

SMVFA Easter Egg Hunt - Photo Gallery

Posted 4/7/12 – This morning the Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association held an Easter Egg Hunt as they have done every year since 1931, at Memorial Park.  With the help of Nestles, thousands of pieces of candy were placed on the lawn in the park, which was divided into sections so kids could hunt among [...]

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Friday December 23 2011

Firefighter’s Ball Moves From Christmas to New Year’s Eve

Firefighter's Ball Moves From Christmas to New Year's Eve

Posted 12/23/11 – The Sierra Madre Firefighter’s Ball is a longstanding tradition in this town, nearly as old as the almost century old Volunteer Dept. itself (technically, with the addition of paramedics, etc., we are now a combination department, but the firefighting crew itself is still volunteer).  See below for video of former mulepacker and [...]

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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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Wednesday November 02 2011

Letter to the Editor Re: Fill the Boot Success

Letter to the Editor Re: Fill the Boot Success

Posted 11/2/11 – Good Morning I was absolutely JAZZED about the success of our “Fill The Boot” campaign on Saturday collecting money for M.D.A. Our original count showed that in just 5 hours, the Citizens of Sierra Madre GENEROUSLY donated $5,460.18 ! Then on Tuesday, I received word from April Drasin @ M.D.A. that the [...]

Wednesday June 29 2011

City Council Recognizes Retiring Firefighters

City Council Recognizes Retiring Firefighters

At Tuesday’s Council meeting, retiring firefighters Michael Bamberger (Battalion Chief, 22 years), Bill Messersmith (Engineer, 40 years) and Michael Tyler (Engineer, 44 years) were recognized for their years of dedication to the department and their service to the Community.  Enjoy the video… a a a a a a a

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Tuesday May 31 2011

Summer Reading Clubs and Events for Children and Teens

“One World, Many Stories,” is the theme for Sierra Madre Public Library’s 2011 Summer Reading Club for Children. The program begins Monday, June 20, and runs through Saturday, August 13. Children of all ages are invited to go online or stop by the Children’s Room any time on or after June 20 to register for [...]

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Saturday May 07 2011

Busy Day Today in Sierra Madre

The Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station from 7am to 11am.  Cost is $5, and proceeds are used to help the SMVFA fund numerous philanthropic endeavors, including the recent Easter Egg Hunt, and the annual Christmas stocking giveaway on Christmas Eve.  Friends of the Library 49th [...]

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Wednesday April 27 2011

May 7th to Be Busy Day in Sierra Madre

May 7th to Be Busy Day in Sierra Madre

Saturday, May 7th, turns out to be a busy day in Sierra Madre.   Here’s a list of what is scheduled for that day: Firefighters’ Pancake Breakfast The Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station from 7am to 11am.  Cost is $5, and proceeds are used to help [...]

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Wednesday April 27 2011

SMVFA Hosts 81st Easter Egg Hunt – Photo Gallery and Video

SMVFA Hosts 81st Easter Egg Hunt - Photo Gallery and Video

Since 1931, the Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters’ Association has hosted an Easter Egg Hunt.  Last Saturday, they continued the tradition, with tens of thousands of pieces of candy donated by Nestle.  There was an appearance by the Easter Bunny, and eighteen lucky children found “golden eggs” which they were able to swap for a complete [...]

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Saturday April 23 2011

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10am in Memorial Park, Today, 4/23/11

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10am in Memorial Park, Today, 4/23/11

The Sierra Madre annual Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by the Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters Association (SMVFA)  and sponsored by Nestlé USA Inc., will be held today - Saturday, April 23rd, 2011, promptly at 10:00 AM.  The SMVFA has been hosting this event annually since 1931! The hunt will be held in Sierra Madre Memorial Park, located on [...]

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