~ The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, an animal welfare organization which serves Monrovia, has selected a new president and CEO, Julie Bank. Julie has been working in animal welfare for nearly 30 years, performing a variety of leadership roles. She has worked at large animal control organizations in New York, California, Arizona and, most recently, Oklahoma, where she served as Superintendent of Oklahoma City Animal Welfare. Bank was selected by the Board of Directors after a nationwide, months-long search to identify a successor for retiring CEO, Steve McNall. Source: press release
~ Attend the Monrovia Area Partnership Adult Leadership Academy, Thursdays at 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 8-Oct. 20 at the Monrovia Community Center. For ages 18 . Topics are: MAP, Monrovia & You; Connecting in the Community; Local Government; Public Health & Safety; Tools and Resources; Public Speaking & Facilitation Training; Putting Theory into Practice. Details: http://goo.gl/Cce6vc
~ Free screening of Disney's Zootopia, Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. at the Monrovia Public Library. Call 205-4308 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for free tickets. Light refreshments, aging resources available.
- Brad Haugaard