The accolades keep on coming for La Salle High School senior Julia Macabuhay. Weeks after being named the Santa Fe League’s top player and earning a spot on the All-CIF Southern Section Division 3A first team, the girls’ basketball star was given the John R. Wooden Award CIF-SS Division III Player of the Year award. Continue reading “La Salle Basketball Star Earns Prestigious Award”
Cancer Support Community Pasadena announces its Angel Award honorees and celebrity emcee at the 26th annual Angel Gala, “Black, White & Bling” on Saturday, April 21, at a local golf club.
CSCP will honor Margaret and David Mgrublian with the individual Angel Award. For nearly 20 years, the Mgrublians have invested generously in CSCP’s programs and services, opened their home for donor receptions, and shown great dedication and commitment to those in our community who are facing cancer. Continue reading “Cancer Support Community Honors Its Angels”
Union Station Homeless Services announced today that its board of directors has selected Anne Miskey — a nationally recognized and leading voice on the issue of homelessness — as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Miskey, who formerly served as CEO at the Downtown Women’s Center, will succeed Howard Kahn, Union Station’s interim chief executive officer, in June. Continue reading “Union Station Homeless Services Has New CEO”
The CIF Southern Section released its remaining All-CIF winter selections on Monday, recognizing the best basketball and soccer players in each division. Athletes from Flintridge Prep, Polytechnic, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, Maranatha, La Salle and St. Monica Academy were among those listed by CIF. Continue reading “Local Athletes Earn All-CIF Accolades”
Created as a day to bring awareness and funding for AbilityFirst programs for children and adults with disabilities, this year’s Stroll & Roll will highlight the various programs that help individuals achieve his or her personal best.
The organization’s signature fundraiser will be held on Sunday, April 8, at the Los Angeles State Historic Park. The park is at 1245 N. Spring St. between Broadway and Spring Street. Check-in begins at 8 a.m., breakfast and group photos 8:30 a.m., welcome ceremony at 9 a.m. and step-off at 9:30 a.m.
Presented by Comerica Bank, Nextera Energy and Subaru of Glendale, Stroll & Roll will feature a new venue with new interactive experiences along the 5K route, including a Los Angeles Chargers sponsored football throwing contest, a fully accessible photo booth and several food trucks.
To find event information and to register, visit strollandroll.org.
Winter Olympics Silver Medalist Lauren Gibbs, a graduate of Westridge School, was the keynote speaker for Vital Voices, which held its Executive Forum Luncheon last Friday at the Women’s City Club of Pasadena.Gibbs talked about her journey from high school to Brown University to corporate America before training for the two-woman bobsled event. Continue reading “Olympic Medalist Addresses Vital Voices”
Five Acres has launched a fundraising campaign as part of a four-year strategic plan to connect Los Angeles’ 20,000 foster youth with permanent families by the year 2020. Titled “Pathway to Permanency,” the campaign will help fund Five Acres’ permanency efforts and will be represented with 200 inscribed wall tiles installed at the nonprofit’s main campus in Altadena.
The tile campaign comes at a time when the foster care crisis in Los Angeles is reaching its tipping point, with more children entering the foster system than there are families to take them in. Continue reading “Five Acres Raises Funds for ‘Permanency’”
Elizabeth House, based in Pasadena, is hosting its annual gala on Saturday evening, April 28, at Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. The reception and silent auction begin at 5:30 p.m.; the dinner and program are at 7 p.m.
Dr. Lisa Masterson of “The Doctors” television show will be the honoree at this 15th annual gala. Continue reading “Elizabeth House Gala is April 28”