Noura Mint Seymali to Perform at Caltech

Noura Mint Seymali will perform on Friday, March 10, at 8 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium.
The winner of the 2014 All Africa Music Awards for best female artist, Seymali performs music from across the Sahara and West Africa through the sounds of Moorish griot.
Tickets are $25; youth (high school age and younger) $10. Tickets can be purchased at the Caltech Ticket Office, 101 Winnett Center on the campus of Caltech. Parking for Beckman Auditorium is located at 332 S. Michigan Ave.
For more information, call (626) 395-4652.

Mayfield Senior School Annual Benefit is March 4

Photo courtesy Mayfield Senior School
Mayfield Senior School volunteers preparing for the school’s annual benefit on March 4 include (front row, from left) Andrea Zaninovich Bland, Becky Sarni, Chelisa Vagim and Cheryl Smith. Back: Ruth Pasqualetto, Laurie Yockey, Rebecca Pottmeyer Reed, Ana Raptis, Karen Enzminger and Lisa Weithas.

Mayfield Senior School will be transformed into a Moroccan Marrakesh on Saturday evening, March 4, as hundreds gather for the school’s annual benefit. This mystical event will feature entertainment, dancing, auctions and more. The benefit is spearheaded by Chelisa Vagim, chair; Becky Sarni and Ruth Pasqualetto, auction chairs; Laurie Yockey and Andrea Zaninovich Bland, advertising chairs; Cheryl Smith, Rebecca Pottmeyer Reed and Lisa Weithas, decoration chairs.

Obituary: Dr. David Harold Schultz

June 1, 1937 – Jan. 26, 2017

Dr. David Harold Schultz leaves behind Judy, his wife of 54 years, daughter Susan and son-in-law Henry Artime, sons Michael and Bill Schultz, as well as his three grandchildren Caroline, Rachel and William Artime. An Interactive Memorial Tribute Page for Dr. David Schultz can be found at CrippenMortuary.com.

Foothill Family Receives Grant From Kaiser

Kaiser Permanente’s Los Angeles Medical Center awarded a $10,000 grant to Foothill Family, headquartered in Pasadena. The grant provides essential counseling and support services for children and families (i.e. under/uninsured) whose behaviors make them prone to higher rates of mental illness.
“Foothill Family is deeply committed to empowering children and their families to overcome challenges and achieve success in relationships, school and work,” said Steve Allen, Foothill Family’s CEO. “Receiving a grant from this generous foundation reinforces our belief that strong families are the cornerstones of thriving communities. It all starts with family.”
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Foothill Family Hosts Preview Party for Masked Ball Benefit

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Annelise Dachel (from left) and Vivian Godoy Rodriguez, co-chairs of the upcoming Friends of Foothill Family Benefit, are joined by the organization President Nicole Adrien in preparation for the annual fundraiser, scheduled for March 18.

The Friends of Foothill Family hosted a preview event to generate excitement for their annual benefit, the Black & White Masked Ball, to be held Saturday, March 18, at the California Club in downtown Los Angeles. The preview, held at a private home in Pasadena, included displays of handmade masks by a local artist as well as a silent auction to initiate online bidding.
More than 40 community members attended the pre-gala festivities in the lead up to Foothill Family’s annual gala, which raises unrestricted funds for the organization’s life-changing programs and services aimed at empowering families and strengthening communities.

Cancer Support Community 25th Annual Angel Gala is April 8

Liz Rusnak Arizmendi

The 25th annual Angel Gala, “Bright Lights, Big City” benefitting Cancer Support Community Pasadena will be held on Saturday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. at downtown Los Angeles’ City Club. The event will feature a reception, dinner, entertainment, silent auction and a live auction. This year’s Angel Award honorees are Liz Rusnak Arizmendi and the Rusnak Auto Group for their generous and consistent support throughout the years.
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Local Woman to Lead Bank’s Trust Businesses

Alma Banuelos

Local resident Alma Banuelos has been promoted and will now head two complementary trust businesses at RBC Wealth Management-U.S. and City National Bank, it has been announced. She is based in City National’s Los Angeles headquarters and reports to Michael Pagano, executive vice president of City National’s Private Banking Division.
Banuelos is responsible for leading RBC’s state-chartered Delaware trust company and the nationally chartered City National trust business. Together, these groups administer significant assets for clients of City National Bank, RBC Wealth Management-U.S. and several other prominent wealth management firms. The groups have expertise in real estate trust management, special needs trust administration and estate settlement. City National partners with individual trustees to deliver the full range of trust services.
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Musical Artist to Perform at Caltech on March 10

Noura Mint Seymali will perform on Friday, March 10, at 8 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium.
The winner of the 2014 All Africa Music Awards for best female artist, Seymali performs music from across the Sahara and West Africa through the sounds of Moorish griot.
Tickets are $25; youth (high school age and younger) $10. Tickets can be purchased at the Caltech Ticket Office, 101 Winnett Center on the campus of Caltech. Parking for Beckman Auditorium is located at 332 S. Michigan Ave.
For more information, call (626) 395-4652.

Colledge Offers Workshop on March 23

Colledge owner , Jenny Umhofer

Colledge — a leading L.A. college admissions consulting firm — is offering a free workshop that takes participants “Inside the Mind of a College Admissions Officer.” The workshop is Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m.
Record numbers of college applicants are getting into college off wait lists. One Ivy League school — Brown University — reported that 12% of its 2015 admitted students started on the wait list. Why? Because more students are deferring admission than ever before. Insider insights like these are critical for students and families thinking about getting into college.
RSVP for the workshop by calling (626) 344-0332 or go to thecolledge.org/workshops. Colledge is located at 12. S. Raymond Ave. in Pasadena.

Festival of Women Authors April 8

The Pasadena Festival of Women Authors announced the schedule of participating authors for its event on Saturday, April 8, to be held at the Pasadena Hilton Hotel from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The festival will feature Yaa Gyasi, whose novel “Homegoing” was one of the most talked-about books of 2016; Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, author of her debut “The Nest”; and Amy Stewart, author of “Lady Cop Makes Trouble,” the second in her historical series, as well as four other outstanding authors. Continue reading “Festival of Women Authors April 8”