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City’s La Pintoresca Park to Receive “Heart Your Park” Donations

first_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuff Subscribe HerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Reasons Why The Lost Kilos Are Regained AgainHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeauty Shoppers at the local Macy’s, 401 S. Lake Ave., can donate money during March 2014 to support improvements at Pasadena’s La Pintoresca Park. Shoppers can donate $1 or more March 7-31 at specially marked registers inside the store as part of Macy’s nationwide “Heart Your Park” program in conjunction with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).Macy’s will match donations collected nationwide, up to $250,000, that will be divided up to benefit more than 550 parks included in the “Heart Your Park” donation campaign. Locally, 100 percent of the donations made by the public at the Pasadena Macy’s store will go directly to capital improvement programs for Pasadena’s La Pintoresca Park, 45 E. Washington Blvd. Customers will be provided with tax receipts for their donations upon request.“We’re very grateful for the support from Macy’s and the NRPA,” Pasadena’s Human Services and Recreation Department Director Mercy Santoro said. “Parks make life better and this is an easy way for the public to join us in improving the quality of life, and our parks, in Pasadena.”The “Heart Your Park” program is a partnership between Macy’s, www.macys.com, and the NRPA, www.NRPA.org. The program hopes to increase awareness about the important role parks and recreation programs play in the health and wellness of communities across the country.Additional details about the “Heart Your Park” donation campaign, including the complete list of parks benefiting from the program, are available at www.macys.com/parks.Announcement and availability of the funds for La Pintoresca Park will be made in June 2014, Santoro said.For more information about the City of Pasadena, visit www.cityofpasadena.net, follow us on [email protected], online at www.twitter.com/PasadenaGov or call the Citizen Service Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (626) 744-7311. Top of the News Business News Make a comment Community Newscenter_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Government City’s La Pintoresca Park to Receive “Heart Your Park” Donations Published on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 | 4:31 pm EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more