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Posted on: February 13, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Committee Volunteers Needed to Plan Monterey Park’s 100th Birthday Celebration

The City of Monterey Park will be celebrating its 100th birthday in May 2016 and the call is going out for volunteers to help plan the centennial celebration in style.

A centennial committee is being formed to recommend a variety of activities that can be planned for this celebratory occasion. Interested parties are invited to attend a meeting:

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
6 p.m.
City Hall Community Room
320 W. Newmark Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754.

Possible activities for the committee might include:
• Conceiving an official name and slogan for the event.
• Organizing a special luncheon, banquet or concert.
• Constructing a time capsule.
• Creating a commemorative book or publication.
• Producing other events, celebrations, products, etc.

It will be up to the committee to develop a recommendation to the city council as to what types of activities would be best for the city to celebrate this historic event.

Everybody is welcome to participate in the centennial committee. For more information, or if one cannot attend the first meeting, please contact the Recreation and Community Services Department at 626-307-1388, email or visit

Media Contact
Dan Costley, Recreation and Community Services Director

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