Antoun Will Lead Cancer Support Community Board of Directors

Kal Antoun

The Cancer Support Community Pasadena Board of Directors has elected city native Kalmoune “Kal” Balian Antoun, a John Muir High School and Cal State Northridge graduate, as its new president. “CSCP is near and dear to me, as cancer is no stranger to my family. I know firsthand that ‘it takes a village’ to cope with cancer,” Antoun said. “My involvement with CSCP started 10 years ago with the launch of our first Ladies Night Out at the Ice House. It was there and then that I knew where my commitment and passion would reside.”
Antoun has served as chair of CSCP’s volunteer guild for the past four years. She has chaired the organization’s annual Ladies Night Out fundraiser and its Angel Gala several times.
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Cancer Support Community Pasadena’s Virtual Gala Festivities

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Cancer Support Community Pasadena’s Virtual Gala committee members are preparing for the organization’s “A Night in Emerald City” 30th anniversary gala on Saturday, July 11.

In less than three weeks is Cancer Support Community Pasadena’s first virtual gala, with excitement building among supporters, staff and volunteers, according to the organization. This year, CSCP is celebrating 30 years of providing support, education and hope to families facing cancer in the Greater San Gabriel Valley. “A Night in Emerald City” 30th anniversary gala will be on Saturday, July 11.
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Cancer Support Community Relishes Partner in The Agency

Brandon Road, associate manager at The Agency; Patricia Ostiller, director of development at Cancer Support Community Pasadena; Meg Symes, executive director of Cancer Support Community; and Gus Ruelas, a managing partner at The Agency, show a donation check of $10,000 from The Agency to Cancer Support Community.
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Brandon Road, associate manager at The Agency; Patricia Ostiller, director of development at Cancer Support Community Pasadena; Meg Symes, executive director of Cancer Support Community; and Gus Ruelas, a managing partner at The Agency, show a donation check of $10,000 from The Agency to Cancer Support Community.

Part of real estate firm The Agency’s introduction to Pasadena a year ago included a $10,000 donation to well-known nonprofit Cancer Support Community Pasadena, a donation the nonprofit underscored as the beginning of a strong corporate friendship. Continue reading “Cancer Support Community Relishes Partner in The Agency”

Cancer Support Community to Host Poker Bowl on June 22

The eighth annual Poker Bowl Tournament will be held on Friday, June 22, at the Flying A Garage in support of Cancer Support Community Pasadena. More than 150 guests are expected to attend the event and will play Texas hold ’em, blackjack and craps surrounded by a private collection of antique and perfectly restored automobiles, owned by car collectors Valerie and Aaron Weiss. Dinner will be provided by Son of a Bun and San Marino Seafood. Continue reading “Cancer Support Community to Host Poker Bowl on June 22”

Cancer Support Community Elects New Board Members

Clay Marquardt
Clay Marquardt
Alison Gamble
Alison Gamble

Cancer Support Community Pasadena has elected two new members — local residents Alison Gamble and Clay Marquardt — to serve on its board of directors.
“Alison and Clay are outstanding business leaders in our community, and they are passionate about improving the lives of people facing cancer,” said CSCP Board President Michael Healy. We are confident that they will add great value to our board.”
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