DUARTE, CA - Duarte will express its thanks to outstanding community volunteers and kick off the holiday season at the 33rd annual Mayor’s Thanksgiving Prayer Breakfast. The event will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the City of Hope Cooper Auditorium, 1500 E. Duarte Road and feature Discipleship Pastor at Fellowship Monrovia and adjunct professor at APU, Michael Lee.
Outstanding community volunteers will be honored by the Chamber of Commerce in the categories of Civic Service, Service to Senior Citizens, Humanitarian, Service to Youth, Business, and Youth.
The event will also launch the 15th annual Holiday of Promise” project to collect food, personal items and gift donations to be distributed by the Duarte Community Service Council and Foothill Unity Center to needy families the week before Christmas. The project is sponsored by Duarte’s Promise – The Alliance for Youth, Duarte Church and Clergy Association, and numerous area businesses. Gift donations can be dropped off from November to mid December at various locations including Duarte City Hall, Chamber of Commerce and Public Safety Offices.
The breakfast is co-sponsored by Burrtec Waste Industries, City of Duarte, Duarte Church and Clergy Association, City of Hope, Duarte Kiwanis Club, and the Duarte Woman’s Club.
A limited amount of tickets will also be available at the door. Tickets are $10 for adults, or $8 for children/seniors. For more information on the event, call Duarte City Hall, (626) 357-7931, ext. 267 or purchase tickets on line by clicking here.
( Event Flyer )