Covina-Valley Goes Solar!

Over the past two years Covina-Valley has done remarkable work in reducing it’s water usage through the installation of artificial turf. We are now embarking on a new way for our District to save money and be environmentally responsible. This summer, thirteen of our sites in Covina-Valley will have solar panel structures installed.  These sites include Cypress, Grovecenter, Lark Ellen, Merwin, and Mesa Elementary; Las Palmas, Sierra Vista, and Traweek Middle; and Covina, Fairvalley, Northview, and South Hills High Schools; and the Trade-Tech Academy. Through installation of these solar structures, it is estimated that C-VUSD will save $333,387 in electricity charges in the first year of full implementation and potentially $15,251,000 over the next 20 years.

In addition to saving money on electricity costs for the District, these solar panel structures will have a variety of other benefits for our students, staff, and community. At several sites, the solar panels will provide cover and additional lighting for student and staff parking areas. Others sites will benefit from the structures providing shaded areas for students during break and lunches. At several of the high school sites, the solar panels will provide shade for students, staff and community members who attend outdoor sporting events.

 

Taken from: http://www.cvusd.k12.ca.us/news/district_news/covina_valley_goes_solar

 

 

2015 Food & Toy Drive Supporting Project 29:11 Food Bank

What is Project 29:11? 

Watch this video to see all the good that Project 29:11 does by helping local residents who are hit with hard times.

Please help us by Donating food and unwrapped toys that will be distributed during their annual Christmas Party on December 12th. Drop off your Donations at any of these local Covina Area Businesses from now until December 11th. Lets show our neighbors that Covina cares and wants to help.

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Covina Residents Holiday Food & Toy Drive 2014

The weather is finally getting cooler, the leaves are changing color and Thanksgiving is right already next week!

Holiay Food Drive

This Holiday Season New Century Realtors, Salon Lavish, and The Right Fit Covina have partnered to host a Holiday Food & Toy Drive to benefit Project 29:11‘s food bank and their 2014 Community Christmas Party.

The Details:

From November 17th-  December 8th                                                                                               Drop off your donations of nonperishable food items or unwrapped toys at any of the following  locations and be entered to win a $100  Amazon gift card! 

Every donation, no matter how big or small, helps! Lets work together as a community to help local families during this holiday season.

Drop Off Locations:

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New Century Realtors & Associates                                  254 E. Rowland Street                                                          Covina, CA 91723                                                                       (626) 252-0839

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Salon Lavish                                                                         147 S. Citrus Ave                                                                 Covina, CA 91723                                                                     (626) 732-5813

The Right Fit Logo

The Right Fit- Covina                                                                           402 E. San Bernardino Rd                                                        Covina, CA 91723                                                                                (626) 485-5358

 

Let all of your friends and family know about our Food & Toy Drive and their chance to win the $100 Amazon Gift Card for participating. Lets come together as a community to help those in need this holiday season.

For more information or corporate donations go to: www.Project2911.net

 

2014 Covina Halloween Carnival!

Looking for a family friendly Halloween event to go to tomorrow? Covina’s Halloween Carnival is at Covina Park tomorrow starting at 5:30pm. Its FREE fun for the whole family! Remember to take pics and tag #CovinaResidents on Instagram!

Covina Halloween Carnival

Cal Poly Pomona’s Annual Pumpkin Festival is this Weekend! (10/18-10/19)

This is not in Covina but it is only a ride over the hill at Cal Poly Pomona! This will be the 5th Pumpkin Festival that I attend, I started going when my son was only a few weeks old and have made it a family tradition ever since. Its such a great event for pictures that you’ll treasure forever, I know I do. Make sure to bring your walking shoes and maybe even a wagon for you to carry the pumpkins in. It tends to be busier the later in the day you get there and parking fills quickly so try to get there early in the morning. If you go make sure you tag @CovinaResidents when you post on Instagram!

Here’s the info from their website:2009

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Food and Activities

Join us for the 22nd Annual Pumpkin Festival where you can choose from thousands of pumpkins right out of the patch ($5 ea). Eat and play games at the College of Agriculture student club booths or head over to our popular Insect Fair featuring nearly 500,000 live and preserved insects (runs from 9am-5pm). We also have a corn maze, petting zoo, horse rides, entertainment, and lots of activities for kids! If you like pancakes, we’ve got them. Join us for our pancake breakfast Saturday morning only from 8am-11am. Bring your appetite! On Sunday, an earthquake simulator as well as FDNY Resue 5, a rolling memorial of the victims of 9/11, will be on display.
For the safety of all our guests, no animals are permitted at the Pumpkin Festival.

Prices (Cash Only-ATM machines are available)

Admission and Parking: FREE (Parking in lot C or Parking structure with shuttle service throughout the festival)
(HANDICAP PARKING with golf cart transport is available in lot “B”)
Pumpkins from the patch: $5 each
Insect Fair at the Bronco Student Center (9am-5pm): $5 for adults; $4 for students, FREE for kids 2 and under
Pancake Breakfast (Saturday only 8am-11am): $5 for adults, $4 for students, seniors, military, and kids 12 and under
Corn Maze: $2
Petting Zoo: $3
Prices are subject to change.

*All proceeds support College of Agriculture student clubs and activities, as well as farm operations.

Click here to view a timelapse of the Pumpkin Festival.

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Map and Driving Directions

Pumpkin Festival mapThe Pumpkin Festival is located at the Farm Store:
4102 S. University Drive, Pomona, CA 91768

Enter your starting address:

Parking: Lot C or Parking Structure (off Kellogg Drive)
Handicap parking: Lot B (with golf cart transport)

Covina’s 19th annual Thunderfest is Today!!!!

It’s here! The day our beautiful city closes off Downtown Covina to car traffic and fills the streets with amazing bands, yummy food and over 200 cars! Its today from 1:00-8:00pm, see ya’ll there!

This year’s Thunderfest is gearing up to be one of the best ever. With a new outdoor stage at College and Citrus and 5 Indoor Venues. A combined Food and Beer Court at Heritage Plaze will give you a chance for a snack and a cold one as you listen to the great music from the Heritage Plaze Stage. Stroll along through the over 200 Hot Rods, Customs and Classics as you make your way down Citrus Ave.

Remember to follow us on Instagram @CovinaResidents and tag us on your Covina pictures!

Covina Residents Thunderfest

Officer Corder Church Service This Morning at 11am- Watch it Online

 

Officer Corder Church Serivces

If you are unable to make it to this morning’s church service for Officer Corder you can watch it online at http://pfbpurpose.com/live/