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The Nile Garden Bookstore Hosts Grand Opening Event

POMONA, CA- On Sunday, April 13, The Nile Garden Bookstore located inside the African American Museum of Beginnings (AAMB) and the Institute of MAAT cordially invites you to attend their grand opening celebration  from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  The museum is located at 1460 East Holt Avenue, Suite #188 in Pomona (91767). Special guest speaker Queen Mother Yeyefini and performance poet Arkay Evans will empower audiences with presentations that motivate, scintillate and inspire.

Queen Mother (Iyalode) Yeyefini Efunbolade (www.yeyefini.com) is the author of ‘Meaningful Mondays’ and an inspiring charismatic speaker who has brought joy and meaning to lives of thousands of people through her commitment and passion as a spiritual coach, priestess, renown diviner cultural consultant, life coach and President of Yeyefini.com/Balanced Living Inc. She was ordained as a Yoruba/Ifa/Lucumi Priest in 1971, teaches and performs rituals and ceremonies in the West African tradition. She organizes and hosts spiritual retreats and pilgrimages throughout the United States, Caribbean and the world through the International Institute of African Studies and Knowledge (IIASK. Inc), which she founded.


Local Youth Win Big at Annual Trout Derby for Kids

Local Kid at Derby

ONTARIO, CA- Ontario, CA – An amazing 238 youth and their families came to Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park for the annual Trout Derby for Kids on Saturday, March 29. The event was organized by San Bernardino County’s Regional Park Department along with Friends of Regional Parks and Bass Pro Shop in Rancho Cucamonga. This event was a great opportunity for young fishing enthusiast to show off their skills and try to catch the biggest fish in the lake. However this derby also offered a prize for the smallest trout caught.

Just about every participant caught something with over 250 trout getting weighed in. An excited 13 year old Lathan Mallory from Bloomington reeled in the winning trout that came in at an impressive 1.05 pounds. Lathan took home a wagon full of fishing supplies and a trophy for his worthy performance. The smallest trout was rewarded to Raychel Leal of La Quinta who caught a whopping 2 oz. beast. It was a great day of fishing and fun for the families that came out for the derby. Congrats to Lathan and Raychel for their great work! For more information on our other events, visit http://www.sbcounty.gov/parks