October 2008
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The South Lake Avenue Streetscape Improvement project is underway and moving along at a rapid pace.  Please visit the South Lake Business Association's website www.southlakeavenue.org to view pictures of the construction in progress and obtain more construction details. 
South Lake Avenue recently participated in PARK(ing) Day on September 19th.  PARK(ing) Day entailed utilizing a public parking space and converting it into a landscape scene.  The participating groups included the South Lake Business Association, EPTDESIGN and Corporate Center Pasadena (CB Richard Ellis).  Press coverage and "park" designs can be viewed at the South Lake Business Association's website.
The South Lake Business Association's newsletter is a source of information and news for businesses and property owners within the South Lake Avenue Business District, the City of Pasadena and residential communities.  We are currently accepting submissions for the November 2008 newsletter so if you are a South Lake Avenue business or property owner and would like to participate in the newsletter, please e-mail your submission to slba@southlakeavenue.org by October 20th.


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Macy's Re-Opens November 22!

Macy's on South Lake reopens on Saturday, November 22, with Community Shopping Day.  This special event involves more than 60 local charities with all proceeds benefiting Pasadena area charities.  Tickets are $10 and the purchaser receives a generous 20% discount on almost everything in the store, PLUS receives their $10 back with a $25 purchase.  For a list of charities that are selling these discount tickets and more details on this event, please visit www.macys.com/events
The newly remodeled Macy's store will feature new lighting, flooring, wall treatments, merchandise, and fixtures, as well as restoration work on some of the important historical elements throughout the property.  For those fans of Welton Beckett, the original architect, come visit the restored fireplaces inside the store!  It all happens on November 22!  For more information, please visit www.macys.com.
Jos. A. Bank October Sale!
345 S. Lake Avenue Suite 104 | 626.666.5878

Jos. A. Bank offers the following items on sale until October 26th:

All Executive Suits
Reg. $550.00, SALE $199.00
Select Signature Suits
Reg. $795.00, SALE $299.00
The entire stock of Executive Dress Shirts
Reg. $59.50, SALE 2 for $79.00
For more information: www.josbank.com
October 15th: Your Opinion Counts!

Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) Meeting #2
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 6:30pm
Pasadena Senior Center
85 East Holly Street, Pasadena
At this second of four public meetings on PWP's 20-year plan for meeting Pasadena's energy demands, independent consultant Pace Global Energy Services, LLC will present preliminary data on the projected cost and environmental impacts of the various energy resource scenarios under consideration. A public discussion will follow on how to balance Pasadena's economic, environmental and service reliability objectives when setting the city's long-term energy policy.

For more information: http://cityofpasadena.net/waterandpower/IRP/
To receive news and future meeting notices about the Draft IRP, sign up on the IRP mailing list at www.PWPweb.com/IRP

Pasadena Water and Power's newsletters available at: http://cityofpasadena.net/waterandpower/conduit.asp
Fall Orvis Days 2008!

At Orvis, you'll be able to shop for men's clothing, women's clothing, fly fishing rods, reels, dog beds, home furnishings, travel apparel, gifts and hunting gear.  Orvis is the oldest mail order company in the USA and has been outfitting our customers for the sporting traditions since 1856. This fall, Orvis, located at 345 S. Lake Avenue will be holding a variety of seminars and events.  For more information: www.orvis.com or call 626.356.8000.
Upcoming Events:
Saturday, October 4
  • 10:00am - 1:00pm: Collie Rescue
  • 11:00am - 4:00pm: Book Signing and Fishing Tips
  • 12:00pm: Fly Fishing for Bass, Barracuda and Bonito
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm: Burgers and Brews
  • 12:00pm - 5:00pm: Fly Fishing the Beaches and Harbors
  • 1:30pm: Fly Fishing for Bass in Southern California
  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm: Adopt a Pup
  • 3:00pm: Fishing Opportunities

Sunday, October 5

  • 10:00am: Beginning Fly-Casting Lesson
  • 11:00am - 4:00pm: Fishing Tips
  • 11:00am - 3:00pm: Pet Photography
  • 1:00 - 3:00pm: Guest
  • 12:00pm: Wading the Beaches and Bays
  • 2:00pm: Patterns and Techniques for Inshore
  • 3:00pm: Fly Fishing Techniques

Saturday, October 11

  • 9:00am: Beginning Casting Lesson
  • 11:00am: Fly Fishing Techniques
  • 11:00am - 5:00pm: Fly Fishing Techniques
  • 1:00pm: Fly Fishing Techniques 
  • 3:00pm: Small Water Tactics for Local Streams
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm: Burgers and Brews

Sunday, October 12

  • 11:00am - 3:00pm: Fly Fishing Techniques
  • 11:00am - 1:00pm: Rescued Dogs Visit Orvis
  • 11:30am: Fly Fishing Techniques
  • 2:00pm: Fly Fishing Techniques
For more information regarding events please visit: Fall Orvis Days 2008
One Minute Survey!
Help Shape the Future of Pasadena ARTS!

The Pasadena Area Rapid Transit System (ARTS) is working on its Short Range Transit Plan that will help define its progress over the next few years.  Please give them your feedback in order to help them design the service to try to meet your transit needs.  Go to their website, www.cityofpasadena.net/artsbus and complete their one minute survey.  For more information, please call 626.744.4055.
Thank you for reading the South Lake Business Association's October e-newsletter! Stay tuned for our November news!
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