Damerel Named President of Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts

Barbara Damerel

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts said recently that Barbara Damerel has been named the organization’s president for the 2020-21 term.
An active member of PSHA since 2003, Damerel has held numerous board and committee positions for the group, including benefit chair for the 2019 Pasadena Showcase House of Design in Descanso Gardens.
“Over the years I have observed how resilient PSHA is as an organization while undertaking a fundraiser of such an enormous size and scope as the Pasadena Showcase House of Design,” Damerel said. “I have been awed by the resourcefulness and dedication of the all-volunteer membership as we find solutions to nearly insurmountable problems.

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LCHS Princesses ‘Make a Difference’ on Royal Court

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La Cañada High School seniors Georgia Cervenka and Julianne Lauenstein have embraced their role on the Tournament of Roses Royal Court.

The whole princess thing takes some getting used to, but by now Julianne Lauenstein is comfortable with it. Her La Cañada High School classmate Georgia Cervenka is getting close.
Both young women were named to the 2018 Tournament of Roses Royal Court in October and have since attended dozens of functions, serving enthusiastically with five others on the court as ambassadors for the organization and for the Pasadena area.
Lauenstein, who’s eyeing a career in medicine, had some practice. She’s also spent 2017 as a member of the Miss La Cañada Flintridge court, attending dozens of local functions and serving as an ambassador for her hometown and its Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading “LCHS Princesses ‘Make a Difference’ on Royal Court”