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Hillsides Education Center Starts School Year with Full Classrooms

HEC teachers are ready for another school year. With its recent accreditation, a full student body, and its effective Reading Rocks! Program and social-emotional GROWTH program, the school is on track for a successful year. Hillsides Education Center (HEC) for special needs children has begun the school year with full classrooms of 84 children. This fresh start also brings 20 new students to campus. “We’re…

Parsons Supports City of Los Angeles’ Hire LA’s Youth Summer Program

Parsons announced that its participation in the City of Los Angeles’ HIRE LA’s Youth summer program recently drew to a successful close. Through the program, which is spearheaded by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Parsons…

Muir Grads Grateful for McDonald’s Men’s Group Scholarships

Passing the hat for Muir High School graduates who have overcome obstacles is an annual tradition for an informal group of retirees who meet daily at the McDonald’s on Lincoln Avenue (at Woodbury) in Altadena.…

Law Offices of Donald P. Schweitzer Gives $21,500 to Foothill Unity Center Pediatric Mobile Dental Clinic

The Law Office of Donald P. Schweitzer gave $21,500 to the Foothill Unity Center mobile dental clinic. The Law Office of Donald P. Schweitzer team - Casey Marticorena with Maria, Donald, and Selina Schweitzer With…

Backpack Donation Campaign – Sydney Paige Inc. Teams Up with Flintridge Bookstore

During the month of August, Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse kicks off their Back to School season, carrying a full line of backpacks, lunch bags, and school accessories from Sydney Paige® Inc., a Buy One|Give One…

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The Junior League’s First Recruitment Open House of the Summer Called “Huge Success”

The Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. (JLP)’s first recruitment open house event of the summer was a complete success, organizers said. “We had a wonderful…

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Villa Esperanza Services Congratulates 7 Special Graduates

Villa Esperanza Services School celebrates the graduation of 7 students this past June. “We congratulate all of our students completing high school and preparing to move on to the next chapter of their lives,” shares Casey Gregg, Villa’s Vice President of Children and Youth Programs. Villa Esperanza’s School serves 86 children, ages 5-22, with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, seizure disorders and other special needs. “It is an honor and a privilege to share this milestone with these students,” Gregg adds. “We are very proud of all they have achieved.” All seven students received Certificates of Completion for their years…

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