News and notes from our community
Restaurant to offer free burgers for one year to first 100 customers
The first 100 lucky customers to line up and get into the Meat District Co. when it opens its doors for the first time Tuesday will have the fortune of winning free hamburgers for one year. The Meat District Co. will be giving away a burger a week for the next year to its first 100 customers in an effort to assist in launching the restaurants customer loyalty program, which has been dubbed the Cleaver Club. Benefits of belonging to the Cleaver Club also include acknowledgements of anniversaries and birthdays, as well as discounts and access to some special events.
The unique eatery gets it 100 percent steroid-free meat locally. The Meat District Co. also features prime steer steaks that are dry-aged in-house for a minimum of 21 days.
Other menu items include chicken, turkey, salmon and vegetarian burgers as well. The Meat District Co. will be open for business at 11 a.m. in Old Pasadena on Tuesday. The restaurant is at 69 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
For more information, call (626) 765-9902 or visit meatdistrictco.com.
~ Aaron Harris
Movies, crafts and education
Senior Center offers something for everyone this month
The Pasadena Senior Center has great movies, crafts and educational workshops this month. On Fridays the center will screen three great films starting with “Belle” screening at 1 p.m. on Aug. 5. “Belle” will be followed by “The Grand Budapest Hotel” on Sept. 12. On Sept. 19, one of the greatest films of all time will screen when the center presents “Singin’ in the Rain.”
From noon to 2 p.m. on Sept. 8 the center will host a card-making workshop. The workshop will teach participants how to make personalized decorative cards. All materials will be provided at the workshop.
~ André Coleman
Cooper to receive Ruby McKnight Williams Award
NAACP to honor nine local residents at awards dinner
Former Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education President Renatta Cooper will receive the prestigious Pasadena NAACPs Ruby McKnight Williams Award on Oct. 2 at the Pasadena Hilton Hotel, 168 S. Los Robles Ave.
The annual awards dinner honors local residents who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in sharing their time and talents with their fellow citizens.
Other award winners this year include: Jarvis Emerson, director of the Jackie Robinson Center, and Andrew Green, director of finance for the city of Pasadena, who will each receive Community Awards. n
~ Aaron Harris
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