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Free VIN etching this Thursday; save big $$$
Aug 27 2014 - 09:27:00 am
The Pasadena Police Auto Crimes Unit will be at the Fairmont Library located at 4330 Fairmont Parkway on Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for etching VIN numbers on your vehicles. The officers will be etching the VIN numbers on the exterior auto glass free of charge. This is an excellent auto burglary deterrent that would normally cost $200 at the dealership. Don't miss this chance to secure your vehicle while enjoying big savings.
Back-To-School Food Safety Tips for Parents
Aug 20 2014 - 04:05:00 pm
The United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service reminds you that children are at high risk of contracting foodborne illness because their immune systems are still developing. In fact, children under the age of five have the highest incidence of Campylobacter, E. coli, and Salmonella infection among any other age group in the United States.

This highlights the importance of following the USDA’s four food safety steps whenever preparing meals: Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill. FSIS has developed a food safety “science experiment” that parents and children can carry out together to make sure school lunches are safe to eat come lunchtime.
Mayor Isbell raises minimum starting pay for employees, recognizes their efforts
Aug 04 2014 - 12:06:00 pm
Pasadena Mayor Johnny Isbell is raising the minimum starting hourly rate to $12.50 per hour for full-time employees of the City of Pasadena. The new hourly rate is more than 70 percent higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.

“Our employees work hard to serve our community and the residents who live here, and I think that shows in the quality of projects and services the city provides,” Isbell said. “I want to make sure we reward those employees and recognize their contributions.”

The adjustment will bring all current full-time employees who earn less than $12.50 per hour up to that minimum by the beginning of fiscal year 2015.
Senior Expo offers important health screenings and a whole lot more
Aug 04 2014 - 11:49:00 am
More than 70 vendors will be in attendance at the City of Pasadena’s Senior Expo, and many free health screenings will also be available. The event will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center.

The free health screenings will include tests for: body mass index, balance, blood pressure, bone density, cholesterol, glucose and posture, among others. The vendors scheduled to be in attendance at the event range from medical organizations and housing facilities to city departments and community organizations.

In addition to the information and health screenings that attendees at the expo will receive, the first 300 people will also be given a free t-shirt by the City of Pasadena’s Madison Jobe Senior Center with its new logo proudly displayed.

Admission is free, and the Senior Expo is open to all Harris County residents who are at least 50 years old. The event will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center, located at 7902 Fairmont Parkway.

For more information, contact the Madison Jobe Senior Center at (713) 477-0175.
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