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With hopes that you are enjoying these beautiful days of Fall and looking forward to the Holiday Season. Thanksgiving is nearly here and then all the many activities, new or traditional, many will be participating in before the end of the year.

The Duarte Woman’s Club held their Annual Reciprocity Dinner on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Duarte Community Center, 1600 Huntington Drive, Duarte.  A Pot-Luck Dinner was enjoyed by all.  Following dinner, President Ann Valleroy called the business meeting to order. The guests were introduced by President Ann, including San Gabriel Valley District President Mavis Hansen, who spoke briefly, encouraging members to attend the District Meetings and the Special Council Meetings.  The Duarte Women’s Club   was organized March 25, 1949, Federated with the State of California in 1956 and incorporated in 1967.   The Club Motto:  Unity of Purpose.   2013 Club Theme: “Woman Power/Flower Power.    Duarte, California on the first Thursday of the month, October through June, 7:00 P.M

EAST LOS ANGELES-MONTEBELLO BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN will hold their Dinner Meeting on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 888 Montebello Boulevard, Rosemead.  Networking at 4:30 P.M., Dinner and Meeting starting at 5:00 P.M.   A Program of interest to all: Scams Against Seniors and Identity Theft will be presented by Monterey Park Police Detective, Bing Han.  Financial scams targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they are now considered “the crime of the 21st century.”   A 2009 study estimated that seniors lose approximately $2.6 billion per year due to financial abuse, as well as theft by family member and acquaintances.  Detective Han will speak about these crimes and how to recognize and combat them.  The criminals can target any age group and any income level.  Detective Han will also talk about identity theft and the immediate steps a person needs to take to limit the harm from this situation

WALK FOR A CAUSE and change a person’s life.  The Emergency Resources Association of El Monte/South El Monte in collaboration with New Hope Community Church, 3041 Peck Road, El Monte, 626-442-2554 will sponsor the Walk For A Cause on Saturday, November 16, 2013.  The event will take place in the Football Field at El Monte High School, 3048 Tyler Avenue, El Monte. Registration: 7:30 am – 8:30 am.  Opening Ceremony 8:30 am – 9:00 am and the walk from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, with a short closing ceremony. Registration fee is $15.00. There will be live entertainment, a kid’s zone, organization and ministry booths.  ERA is a non-profit organization providing basic needs such as food, clothing, children’s glasses, referrals and more for individuals and families in crisis.  For more information contact New Hope Community Church.

The Senior President’s Council to the Hispano Americano Club invites you to the Morongo Casino Turn Around Trip on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. For further information or reservations:  626-374-7801 or 213-880-7309.

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News of the San Gabriel Valley since 1966.