LCFEF Honors Melillo With Service Award

First published in the Jan. 20 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun.

The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation, a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to raising money in support of the public schools, will honor LCF resident Billie Melillo with the prestigious Spirit of Outstanding Service Award at the 29th annual LCFEF Gala on March 26.
Melillo has been volunteering her time and skills for the betterment of local schools and community since she moved to La Cañada Flintridge. Melillo and her husband have consistently been at the helm of various parent volunteer efforts and, in addition, they have donated generously over the years to show support of LCUSD schools. They have four children, Cameron, Audrey, Colin and Spencer, all of whom have recently graduated from LCHS.
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LCF Educational Foundation Spring Gala is March 3

Photo by Erin Rodick / OUTLOOK
La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation Spring Gala committee members preparing for the March 3 annual fundraiser include Sunyoung Fahimi, Erik Landswick, Gina Ricci, Jaime Hefner, Caroline Anderson, Julie Bae, Holly Biondo, Joanna Banks, Claudia Dietrich-Joe, Laura Abramian and Karen Thurston.

The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation will hold its 27th annual Spring Gala on Saturday evening, March 3, at the Ritz Carlton at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles (adjacent to Staples Center). More than 700 people are expected to attend the fundraiser, which is widely regarded as LCF’s highest-profile social event of the entire year.
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