Senior Center Exhibits Art Oct. 26

Watercolor and mixed media art students, from beginners to advanced, will display their works during an opening reception for a new exhibition Thursday, Oct. 26, from 5-7 p.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center.
Awards will be presented in recognition of excellence. Some of the works will be for sale, and hand-painted original greeting cards will be offered for a donation to the Pasadena Senior Center.
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Tennis Players Serve Up Support at Let’s Teach Benefit

John Letts (from left), Genya Trosman, David Marchant and Anthony Jordan
John Letts (from left), Genya Trosman, David Marchant and Anthony Jordan

Tennis aficionados rallied for the cause at the Let’s Teach wine-tasting/art show recently. Let’s Teach, a nonprofit founded by Stanford All-American player John Letts and 1980 Australian Open Tennis Champion Brian Teacher, brings community tennis to kids of all ages and economic circumstances. In attendance were John and Sarah Letts, Brian Teacher, Scott Harris, Genya Trosman, Selwyn Brereton, Mark and Marilyn McDonald, Sean Taroli, David Marchant, A.B. and Janette Davis, Chelsea Li, Alan Zaentz, Echo Huang, Sharon Spangler, Juliet Amenta, Arlette Lind, Elizabeth Hall, Ashley Parker, Karen Seifert, Bob and Bobbie Burns, Kio Novina, Jennifer Fernandez, Steve Blanchard, Mikayel Minasyan and Irina Andreeva, Rodrique Kurkjian, Luda Semenova, Toya and Shawn Holiday, Monique Bulm, Suzette Ferguson, Thomas and Angelina Scichili, Shirley Flores, Mike Deng and Mike and Edna Jones.

Sharon Spangler (from left), Juliet Amenta and Arlette Lind
Sharon Spangler (from left), Juliet Amenta and Arlette Lind

Assistance League Invites Prospective Members Oct. 19

Assistance League of Pasadena is holding a Prospective Member Coffee at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, at its chapter office located at 820 E. California Blvd.
Assistance League of Pasadena is an active, dedicated, diverse group of individuals. It is a chapter of Assistance League, a national nonprofit organization formed in 1935. More than 26,000 member volunteers in 120 chapters nationwide operate community programs that impact more than 1.5 million people each year.
The Pasadena chapter has been serving the needs of the Pasadena community since 1941. It has five major philanthropic programs that touch the lives of people of all ages. These programs are supported through membership donations, grants and the chapter’s Treasure Fair thrift shop. Membership is open year-round to both residents and nonresidents of Pasadena.
Interested individuals are invited to RSVP by contacting the Assistance League of Pasadena office at (626) 449-2068 or To learn more about the organization’s philanthropic programs and thrift shop, visit