Bob Machuca (second from right) from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation presented the Azusa City Council with a plaque for being named a "Most Business Friendly City" finalist for LA County. Pictured along with the council are (l. to r.) Chief of Police, Steve Hunt, Azusa City Manager, Sergio Gonzalez and Director of Economic and Community Development, Kurt Christiansen.
Miki Carpenter, City of Azusa Director of Recreation and Family Services accepted the Foundation’s award for an innovative new program, “The Greater Good.,“
Jennifer Hicks, Executive Director of Homework House is completing its 21st year serving Azusa. They will use the grant funding to continue building on their success and to strengthen their infrastructure to sustain the Azusa not-for-profit organization.
Eric Boyd, Executive Director of the Santa Anita YWCA accepted a grant to expand the Y’s program for youth in civic engagement and to provide students with leadership development and career exploration opportunities.
The Azusa Canyon City Foundation announced the 2018 grant awards during the October 15, 2018 Azusa City Council meeting. The recipients from various organizations in the city and the region all benefit and serve the Azusa community and its residents.