Richard and Jeff Ward of E Waldo Ward & Son can be seen sharing their favorite books on posters around Sierra Madre. The posters, part of the Sierra Madre Public Library’s Read campaign, convey the simple but important message: READ.
Interested in pre-ordering a Mount Wilson Trail Race fleece jacket or vest? Choose your own size, cut, and color. These two items are only available via pre-order and will NOT be sold on race day. Fleece jackets are $45.00, and fleece vests are $35.00. Order forms and payment must be received by Monday, May 6th. No late orders accepted.
Kids’ Fun Run
Join the Sierra Madre Community Foundation and CATZ Sports for the 2013 Mount Wilson Trail Race Kids’ Fun Run. The Kid’s Fun Run is an absolutely free event for youth ages 3-12 years of age. The Kid’s Fun Run will begin at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Youth will have the opportunity to run up and down Baldwin Ave. and finish under the same banner as MWTR runners! Youth 3-6 years of age will run a ½ mile course, while youth 7-12 will run the full mile. All participants must sign up with a parent or guardian beginning at 7:00 a.m. in Kersting Court. The first 250 youth to sign up will receive a free T-shirt, compliments of Sierra Madre Community Foundation and will receive a ribbon for their participation.
The Mount Wilson Trail Race is a historic community event in Sierra Madre and is celebrating it’s 105th anniversary and 47th running in 2013. Eight years ago a Kids’ Fun Run was added to the event with great success with each year exceeding the previous.
The City of Sierra Madre Community Services Department and the Senior Community Commission are happy to announce that Joan Crow has been selected as the Older American of the Year for Sierra Madre. Joan Crow is a longtime resident of Sierra Madre and active member of the Sierra Madre Civic Club for more than 30 years serving as president from 1983-1984. In addition to her community support through Civic Club, Joan is a Eucharistic Minister at St. Rita’s Catholic Church and has served as the Chair for the St. Rita Women’s Retreat and St. Rita Feast Day. Joan is a faithful supporter of the Friends of the Library, Creative Arts Group, Sierra Madre Playhouse, and much, much more.