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Arcadia Leadership Academy Forming for September Start
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Arcadia Leadership Academy Forming for September Start

By Staff The City of Arcadia is offering a free, behind-the-scenes look into the City’s operations for Arcadia residents 18 years and older starting in September 2018. This powerful community leadership program grants residents an all-access pass that immerses them in the inner-workings of Arcadia’s city government. The Academy produces empowered, inspired, and engaged resident leaders…

Arcadia Senior Powerlifter Presses 285 Pounds
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Arcadia Senior Powerlifter Presses 285 Pounds

The 26th Annual Pasadena Senior Games Powerlifting Championships in Arcadia was covered by ABC7 News on their evening news. There were some amazing lifters including 86-year-old George Barry from Ventura who bench-pressed 130 pounds. It was 20 pounds more than he lifted last year when he was 85. Winning the Harry Sneider Women’s Best Lifter…

Rotary Club of Arcadia Hosts Third Annual Field of Honor
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Rotary Club of Arcadia Hosts Third Annual Field of Honor

By Terry Miller This Memorial Day, the Arcadia Rotary Club and its members invite the community to share this special holiday as the Field of Honor is assembled in the City of Arcadia. Bob Harbicht and Arcadia Rotary spearheaded a unique project at Arcadia County Park which was installed for the first time two years…

Arcadia’s Gilb Museum to Host Spring Soiree
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Arcadia’s Gilb Museum to Host Spring Soiree

By Staff The Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage will be open for a special “after hours” event on Saturday, May 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. They invite the public to join them in enjoying wine, cheese, fine art, and live acoustic music. This event will feature the Gilb’s current exhibit of vibrant watercolors, “Here…

Retirement Homes: A New Family in Old Age
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Retirement Homes: A New Family in Old Age

Story and Photos by Madeline Park In this day and age, people are constantly looking to feel connected. While some seek to find their sense of connectedness through social media, others in different interests, very little expect to find it within the confines of the retirement center. For many, the words ‘retirement home’ often brings…

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