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Whole Foods Market Pasadena Choses PCGC’s Villa-Parke Nutrition Education Program For 5% Community Giving Day

Web_Ad_GivingDay PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Eileen Read, [email protected] , [email protected] Cell: 202.641.0779 MAY 19, 2014 –  Whole Foods Market Pasadena will hold a 5% Community Giving Day on Thursday, June 12, to benefit Nutrition Education at the new Villa-Parke Community Garden. The grocery store, known for natural and organic foods, will donate 5% of all net sales on June 12 to benefit the Nutrition Education program for low-income families sponsored there

Villa-Parke Community Garden Opens April 26

Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy Invites All of Who Love Gardens, Green Space, and Good Health To Come Out on April 26 at 10:30 am to Celebrate Pasadena's First Public Community Garden Villa-Parke Community Center 363 E. Villa St. @ Los Robles Ave. Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, Assemblymember Chris Holden, and County Supervisor Michael Antonovich will be there to cut the ribbon on the new garden with their nonprofit partner, the Pasadena Community Gardens Consevancy. There'll be performances by student groups from Villa-Parke and booths

Seeds of Transformation: A Garden Party At the James Allen Freeman House

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Karen and Michael Schneickert’s historic Pasadena mansion on Hillcrest Ave. was the perfect setting tonight for the annual fundraising Garden Party for the Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy, entitled “Seeds of Transformation.” Perfect not only because of the “transformation” theme: The Schneickert’s home, the 1913 James Allen Freeman House, underwent a three-year restoration prior to its acceptance as a National Trust for Historic Preservation property in 2011.