~ Monrovia-based Christian relief agency, World Vision, has announced a goal to provide clean water to one new person every 10 seconds by the year 2020 with the help of philanthropists Dana and Dave Dornsife, who announced their intention to provide $40 million over five years to meet the goal. World Vision is the largest nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world. http://goo.gl/vgSYYf
~ Monrovia's First Evangelical Lutheran Church will host a Monrovia Community Churches Craft Fair, Saturday October 24 from 2-5 p.m. at the church, 1323 S. Magnolia Ave. For people from all denominations from churches across Monrovia. Family crafts and activities. There will be booths offering easy crafts for all ages, including paper arts, bakery items, and easy non-sewing fabric crafts. Admission is free! There will be items to buy, make, and eat. There may be a small charge for materials and churches will be responsible for their own sales. Your congregation can participate by reserving a free booth and having members offer a simple craft or lesson. For details contact Melissa Weber at 826-8326 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Source: Press release
~ Ads for ChapCare, with offices in Monrovia, will be displayed on the interior of Foothill Transit buses, starting in September, to educate community members on how to access primary healthcare services at ChapCare. Ad topics include immunization, vision, access to medical services, and women's health.
- Brad Haugaard