Armory Center Annual Benefit is April 14

Photo by Melissa Kobe / OUTLOOK Harvey and Ellen Knell, Gale Kohl and Richard Frank were among those who enjoyed last year’s Armory Center for the Arts benefit. The organization’s upcoming annual fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 14.
Photo by Melissa Kobe / OUTLOOK
Harvey and Ellen Knell, Gale Kohl and Richard Frank were among those who enjoyed last year’s Armory Center for the Arts benefit. The organization’s upcoming annual fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 14.

The Armory Center for the Arts will hold its annual benefit, to honor retiring Executive Director Scott Ward, on Saturday, April 14, from 6:30-10 p.m. The event will be held at the Armory at 145 N. Raymond Ave. in Pasadena.
Ward is only the second executive director in the organization’s history and has served in the role for 17 years.
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Foothill Family Benefit is March 10

Photo by Melissa Kobe / OUTLOOK Luis and Amber Serrano, Duncan and Eileen Rolph, Art and Giselle Dhallin, Anita and Vince Lawler, Julietta Perez and Anthony Vann were among those who enjoyed last year’s Friends of Foothill gala. This year’s fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 10.
Photo by Melissa Kobe / OUTLOOK
Luis and Amber Serrano, Duncan and Eileen Rolph, Art and Giselle Dhallin, Anita and Vince Lawler, Julietta Perez and Anthony Vann were among those who enjoyed last year’s Friends of Foothill gala. This year’s fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 10.

The Friends of Foothill Family’s annual benefit, with this year’s circus theme “Under the Big Top,” will be held on Saturday evening, March 10, at the California Club in downtown Los Angeles. The black-tie gala, which begins at 6 p.m., includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, live auction, dinner, dancing and live entertainment.
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Circle of Friends Benefit This Saturday

Photo courtesy Circle of Friends Members of the Circle of Friends benefit committee include (front row, from left) co-chairs Amy Hasquet and Stacy Armillei, Anna Hasbun, Shelly Lapsi and Kimberly Church. Back: President Jennifer Kennedy, Jennifer Etienne, Tess Henderson, Debbie Barsom, Allison Maginn, Brandi Mathisen and Christina Trauber. The group’s “Kidspace Adventure”-themed benefit will be held this Saturday night, Feb. 3.
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Members of the Circle of Friends benefit committee include (front row, from left) co-chairs Amy Hasquet and Stacy Armillei, Anna Hasbun, Shelly Lapsi and Kimberly Church. Back: President Jennifer Kennedy, Jennifer Etienne, Tess Henderson, Debbie Barsom, Allison Maginn, Brandi Mathisen and Christina Trauber. The group’s “Kidspace Adventure”-themed benefit will be held this Saturday night, Feb. 3.

The Circle of Friends is planning a “Kidspace Adventure”-themed benefit for Saturday, Feb. 3, to support Kidspace Children’s Museum. The benefit will be held at a local private club where guests will be treated to dinner, dancing, and a silent and live auction.
“We aim to celebrate Kidspace with a fantastic event and raise money for all the Kidspace initiatives,” said Circle of Friends President Jennifer Kennedy. “The benefit chairs, Stacy Armillei and Amy Hasquet, and their dedicated team have done a great job on planning this year’s exciting evening. With live and silent auction items, one of a kind entertainment, and incredible patron and community support, it truly is the best party of the year.”
“It is our hope that we raise much-needed funds to support the museum in its goal to bring educational services and activities to all children in our community,” said event co-chair Amy Hasquet.
Committee chairs are Debbie Barsom, Marissa Bell, Karen Chou, Kimberly Church, Jennifer Etienne, Anna Hasbun, Tess Henderson, Neha Jesperson, Shelly Lapsi, Katy Lukes, Allison Maginn, Brandi Mathisen and Christina Trauber.
Live auction items include travel packages to Hawaii, Deer Valley, Cabo, Paris, Palm Springs as well as Italy. In addition, there are concert tickets in the auction to Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez and Celine Dion. There are opportunities to ride on the Goodyear Blimp and a California Speedway Experience.
Raffle tickets will be sold with chances to win either custom-designed diamond and sapphire earrings or a two-night stay at the Palmilla Resort in Cabo San Lucas.
For more information about the benefit, visit kidspacemuseum.org.