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Forest Lawn opens in Arcadia

A ribbon-cutting Friday, March 28, preceded the official grand opening of the elegant new offices of the first Forest Lawn branch in Arcadia at 11 E. Huntington Drive. A large contingent of media was on hand to enjoy tours of the beautiful facility where attendees could see videos and photos and enjoy light refreshments, music, a special surprise Lion Dance ceremony, and gift bags for VIPs. <Story continues below the following video highlights…>

Among others making welcoming speeches and presentations to Forest Lawn President and CEO Darin Drabing were Mayor Pro Tem John Wuo along with City Council Member Bob Harbicht; Viola Van representing U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu; Tommy from Assemblymember Ed Chau’s office; and Brian Mejia representing L.A. County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.

Among the many Forest Lawn executives were Thomas Mok and Francine Chu.

Forest Lawn has been honoring the lives of Southern California families for more than a century.  World-renowned for its unsurpassed beauty, exceptional level of service and competitive prices Forest Lawn has set the standard in the funeral and cemetery industry. Forest Lawn has an unique commitment to the communities it serves and provides various admission-free events and educational programs enjoyed by thousands each year. For additional information on Forest Lawn call 888.204.3131 or visit

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