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Local Opportunities to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

Looking for ways to make good on your New Year’s resolution? Look no further than in Glendora.

Eat Healthier

On your next trip to your local supermarket, take nutrition advice from so you can make more informed and healthy decisions on your weekly diet.

Local produce markets like and offer a variety of fresh fruits and salads to inspire anyone to eat healthy. Thinking of going organic? You can order a box of organically-grown produce from Abundant Harvest and.

Get Fit/ Exercise More

Looking for a gym to kickstart your fitness goals? In Glendora, there doesn’t seem to be a shortage of gyms – from, to smaller gyms, such as . Glendora will even see in the new year.

The city also boasts dozens of parks with running tracks, baseball fields, racquetball courts, basketball courts and many more.

Join Glendora Ridge Runners for regular group runs in the local area, or go on a .

Further Education/ Learn Something New

Looking to get further in your education? Trying to perfect your skills or simply learn something new? Take courses at Citrus College and you can earn certificates and associate degrees in a variety of fields and disciplines.

The city Recreation Department offers classes and workshops in the arts, career development and many more.

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Get a Better Job

In this economy, there are many out there hitting the pavement trying to find the best job. The Glendora Employment Agency is there to help in the job search, as is the San Gabriel Valley Training Center, which offers hands-on training for job-seekers. Glendora Florist is partnering with the Horticulture Program from San Gabriel Valley Training Center’s Supported Employment Program. Clients in the Horticulture Program learn to grow and propagate a wide variety of plants and flowers. For more information on the project call 626 335 1943.

Volunteer/ Donate

As a community that prides itself in service, there are a myriad of volunteer opportunities in Glendora. Devote some time to the volunteer at school or city events, or take time out at your local hospital. Join service clubs like the Rotary Club, Kiwanis or Lions Club.

Interested in giving blood? is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Jan. 19 from 7a.m. to 7 p.m.  Appointments can be made by calling 626-857-3122 . Walk-ins are also welcome.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Looking to be more environmentally friendly? Head to the ’s free E-waste drive Saturday Jan. 21 to Sunday Jan. 22 at the Chamber parking lot. People can drop off all of their unused electronics at the event. You can also drop off in designated battery drop off locations. Attend the city’s annual festival to learn more about how you can live more green.

Go on a Trip

People dream of going on vacation, but money and time constraints often put these dreams on the backburner. The city’s La Fetra center offers trips and tours to places all over the world, including China, Australia & New Zealand, Alaska, Greece, New York and Washington.

 

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