Healthy Eating for Cancer Patients

A presentation on healthy eating for cancer patients will be given at the Cancer Support Community Pasadena on Monday, May 15, from 6:30-8 p.m. The presentation is free.
Pam Braun, former chef and restaurant owner, will share her healthy eating plan for cancer patients and survivors. She will explain what to put into the shopping cart and how to cook it.
The Cancer Support Community is located at 76 E. Del Mar Blvd., Suite 215. Call for reservations at (626) 796-1083 or visit cscpasadena.org.

PACEF Hosts Annual Luncheon, Fashion Show May 20

Kevan Hall
Kevan Hall

The Pasadena-Altadena Community Endowment Fund will host its 9th Annual Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show, “Hat-ti-tude with Attitude” on Saturday, May 20, to help benefit its scholarship endowment.
Ladies (and privileged gentlemen) will be swanking and swooning over haute couture ensembles and fabulous chapeaux. The highly-anticipated affair encourages guests to “wear a hat like you mean it: With attitude.” The event will highlight fashions by award-winning designer Kevan Hall. Tickets are now available.
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Horse Show to Benefit Huntington Hospital

Flintridge La Cañada Guild is partnering again with West Palms Events for the annual Flintridge Horse Show. The event will be held at the Flintridge Riding Club Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29.
Friday’s tasting event, sponsored by Allen Lund Co. takes place from 6-8 p.m. and will feature tacos with tequila, wine and beer tastings provided by Rosso Wine Shop.  Tickets are $50 per person with complimentary valet parking included.
The annual Saturday Evening Dinner will be catered by the Kitchen for Exploring Foods. Cocktail hour is at 5:30 p.m. followed by a ringside dinner at 6:30 where guests can watch the $15,000 Grand Prix of Flintridge horse show presented by Land Rover of Pasadena. Post-Grand Prix will be Saturday Night Live Entertainment by the Dad Beats presented by UBS-Naples, Regan Wealth Management. The ticket price of $150 per person includes complimentary valet parking and ano-host bar.
The Flintridge La Cañada Guild provides an enormous amount of support to Huntington Hospital in order to provide their patients with the best care possible. The Guild has supported efforts to contribute to multiple areas of the hospital, including the Stroke Center, the NICU, the Emergency and Trauma Center and medical education.
Beginning in 2016, the Guild made a two-year pledge of $100,000, providing the hospital with support on its Stroke Care project. The Guild is now in the second year of that pledge and working toward the last $50,000 donation.
Flintridge Riding Club is located at 4625 Oak Grove Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. For more information or to make show reservations, email FlintridgeHorseShow@gmail.com.

Young Life Hosts Annual Dinner and Auction

Photo by Erin Rodick / OUTLOOK Pam Gang, Jennifer Genske and Cathy and Edward Yu enjoyed the annual Greater Pasadena Young Life fundraising banquet and auction as nearly 300 guests enjoyed a program filled with laughter and touching stories from Young Life staff, students and leaders. The dramatic impact of Young Life was palpable, and the influence of leaders in the lives of students was clearly evident. Dave Avramovich, the area director, shared about the hope for continued development of Young Life in the surrounding communities. In order to do so, they hope to raise even more money to continue their work impacting more than 2,000 kids weekly around the Pasadena area. Since 2007, Young Life has grown from two to 15 schools, from 10 to 74 volunteer leaders and from 200 to 2,000 students reached.
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Pam Gang, Jennifer Genske and Cathy and Edward Yu enjoyed the annual Greater Pasadena Young Life fundraising banquet and auction as nearly 300 guests enjoyed a program filled with laughter and touching stories from Young Life staff, students and leaders. The dramatic impact of Young Life was palpable, and the influence of leaders in the lives of students was clearly evident. Dave Avramovich, the area director, shared about the hope for continued development of Young Life in the surrounding communities. In order to do so, they hope to raise even more money to continue their work impacting more than 2,000 kids weekly around the Pasadena area. Since 2007, Young Life has grown from two to 15 schools, from 10 to 74 volunteer leaders and from 200 to 2,000 students reached.

Shriners Celebrate Opening of New Medical Center

Photo by Carin Yates / OUTLOOK Joy Cho, Shriners Imperial Potentate Chris Smith, County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Board Chairman Jerry Gantt, Medical Center CEO Lou Lazatin and Chief of Staff Robert Cho celebrate Shriners Hospitals for Children-Los Angeles moving to a new state-of-the-art medical center in Pasadena.
Photo by Carin Yates / OUTLOOK
Joy Cho, Shriners Imperial Potentate Chris Smith, County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Board Chairman Jerry Gantt, Medical Center CEO Lou Lazatin and Chief of Staff Robert Cho celebrate Shriners Hospitals for Children-Los Angeles moving to a new state-of-the-art medical center in Pasadena.

Cancer Support Community Angel Gala

Photo by Toni LeBel / OUTLOOK Michael Healy, the board president of Cancer Support Community Pasadena, is joined by Angel Gala honoree Liz Rusnak Arizmendi of Rusnak Auto Group during CSCP’s 25th annual gala, which was one of the most successful fundraisers in the organization’s history.
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Michael Healy, the board president of Cancer Support Community Pasadena, is joined by Angel Gala honoree Liz Rusnak Arizmendi of Rusnak Auto Group during CSCP’s 25th annual gala, which was one of the most successful fundraisers in the organization’s history.

Villa Esperanza’s Blue & White is May 20

Photos courtesy Villa Esperanza Services Blue & White Committee members preparing for Villa Esperanza’s May 20 fundraiser include (from left) Maryann Seduski, Dr. Lori Levi, Jenny Seto, Janet Louie, Jeri Wright, Annissa Deshpande, Marcie Robinson and Melissa Wu.
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Blue & White Committee members preparing for Villa Esperanza’s May 20 fundraiser include (from left) Maryann Seduski, Dr. Lori Levi, Jenny Seto, Janet Louie, Jeri Wright, Annissa Deshpande, Marcie Robinson and Melissa Wu.

Villa Esperanza Services Blue & White fundraiser, “Leave an Impression,” takes place Saturday, May 20, at the Langham Huntington Hotel.
Villa will recognize Lisa and Tim Sloan with Villa’s Guardian Angel Award for the tremendous impact they are making in the lives of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Both honorees have supported Villa for many years as donors and Lisa as a committee member and current board member.
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Shriners for Children Medical Center Holds Dedication Ceremony

Joy Cho, Imperial Potentate Chris Smith, Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Chairman of the Board of Trustees Jerry Gantt, hospital CEO Lou Lazatin and Robert Cho dedicated the new Shriners for Children Medical Center.

After 65 years of giving children and families specialized medical care, Shriners Hospitals for Children–Los Angeles will be moving to a new state-of-the-art medical center located in Pasadena. Shriners for Children Medical Center is the first facility in the Shriners Hospitals for Children network to be created specifically to meet the demands of the rapidly changing health care system. Opening summer 2017, the new medical center represents a significant departure from the concepts that define traditional hospitals.
To celebrate the transition, the Los Angeles Shriners Hospital leadership, national and local patient ambassadors alongside the California Grand Lodge, Imperial Board and the chairman of the board performed a traditional cornerstone ceremony. A Masonic cornerstone ritual may be the only Masonic ritual that the public will ever see conducted. The dedication ceremony is the symbolic laying of the cornerstone which supports the entire structure.
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