Community & Clubs

Thursday Club awards scholarships to area students

Thursday Club awards scholarships to area students

Thirteen seniors from four local high schools were awarded $1,000 each in scholarships from the La Cañada Thursday Club during the organization’s recent tea meeting.

KAPA marks end of school year

KAPA marks end of school year

The Korean American Parents Assn. (KAPA) held its meeting marking this end of the school year on May 14 at Gelson's Market in La Cañada. The event was organized by Helen Ha and Sun Chung, who share the chairmanship of the PTA Outreach Committee.

Crescenta Valley Sierra Club to host lecture on forest preservation

The Crescenta Valley Sierra Club will feature John Monsen speaking on the topic, “Preserving the Condor Peak Wilderness in the Angeles National Forest,” during a program set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday June 9, at the Los Angeles County Public Library in La Crescenta, 2809 Foothill Blvd.

DAR recognizes Zimmerman

DAR recognizes Zimmerman

La Cañada High School senior Hannah Zimmerman was a recipient of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Award. At a recent meeting of the Don José Verdugo Chapter, NSDAR, Zimmerman was presented with a DAR lapel pin, certificate and monetary award.

Union Station group honors supporters

More than 400 guests turned out at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena on Saturday, May 9, when Union Station Homeless Services hosted an evening of entertainment, comedy and music with a “Tonight Show” theme. The event raised $460,000 for the nonprofit.

Women's Club helps screen young eyes

Women's Club helps screen young eyes

Members of the La Cañada Junior Women’s Club recently visited area preschools for the club’s annual preschool eye screen exam. About 200 children between the ages of 3 and 5 were screened.

Home tour brings in about $60K

Home tour brings in about $60K

Fine spring weather and supportive crowds May 1 made for a successful La Cañada Home Tour that generated approximately $60,000 for La Cañada High School 7-12, nearly doubling last year’s effort according to organizers.

Hathaway-Sycamores to host golf event

Hathaway-Sycamores to host golf event

After a long run as a popular annual fundraiser, Hathaway-Sycamores announced it will host its final “Shot-at-a-Million Golf Classic” on Friday, May 15 at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland.

Blackwelder remembered during annual event

Blackwelder remembered during annual event

The late Liz Blackwelder, a noted equestrian and trails advocate in La Cañada during her long residency here, was remembered over the past weekend when the Flintridge La Cañada Guild of Huntington Memorial Hospital sponsored the 94th Annual Flintridge Horse Show at the Flintridge...

Education fundraiser is underway

Education fundraiser is underway

The spring phone campaign to raise money for La Cañada public schools is underway, led by volunteer directors of the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation. The phone banks are being operated out of the local offices of Dilbeck Real Estate, which offered the use of the space.

Group seeks nominations for award

The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation’s Endowment Fund is seeking community nominations of outstanding La Cañada Unified educators. Nominations are due by May 8. Anyone is eligible to submit a nomination — fellow-teachers, parents, administrators, and even...

Hospital guild sets up for 'A Day in May'

Hospital guild sets up for 'A Day in May'

The Flintridge Guild of Children's Hospital is planning “A Day in May” luncheon and boutique on Thursday, May 7 at the California Club in Los Angeles. The event will benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

NASA manager to join Tupper Awards

NASA manager to join Tupper Awards

Kent Kellogg, project manager for NASA’s Soil Moisture Mapping Project Mission (SMAP), will speak on the mission and its science and applications at the annual Les Tupper Community Service Awards at 7 p.m. Monday, May 11, at Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s von Karman Auditorium.

Orthopaedic guild to dine out, raise funds

Orthopaedic guild to dine out, raise funds

La Cañada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild members are working to raise funds for the Charity Care Program at Orthopaedic Institute for Children (OIC). The guild invites the public to join the fun by dining at Mijares Mexican Restaurant, 145 Palmetto Drive in Pasadena, on Monday, April 27.

Woman's Club to hold annual fashion show

The La Crescenta Woman’s Club is holding its annual fashion show luncheon on Saturday, April 18, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at its clubhouse, 4004 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta. This year the event will carry a “Derby” theme and will feature a hat contest for all guests.

Les Tupper Awards to be presented

Five individuals and one group will receive the 2015 Les Tupper Community Awards, it was announced this week by the sponsoring organization, the La Cañada Flintridge Coordinating Council.

Hathaway-Sycamores chapter to host fundraiser

Hathaway-Sycamores chapter to host fundraiser

The Los Altos Auxiliary of Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services will be hosting its annual wine-tasting fundraiser on Sunday, April 19 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The “Wines of the Pacific Northwest” event will be held at the La Cañada Thursday Club, 4440 Woodleigh Lane. Co-...

Spring Home Tour to open its doors May 1

Spring Home Tour to open its doors May 1

The La Cañada Spring Home Tour will be held Friday, May 1 and committee members are busy planning for the event. For the first time this year, the popular tour will benefit all grades, 7 through 12, at La Cañada High School; it previously was a fundraiser for the 7/8 program only....

Kiwanis Club seeks award nominees

Kiwanis Club seeks award nominees

Following a decades-long tradition, the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada is preparing to give its annual La Cañadan of the Year award to someone who has gone above and beyond to serve the local community. Chairing the selection committee is Tyler Wright, president and chief executive of...

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation prepares for 2015 Golf Classic

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation, together with Keck Medical Center of USC, will hold its annual Golf Classic on Monday, May 18, at Oakmont Country Club. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation and Keck Medical Center of USC.

Sculptor among artists featured

The Glendale Art Assn. will meet Thursday, March 12 at 6:45 p.m. in the community service room at CitiBank, 2350 Honolulu Ave., Montrose.

Women's group to host fashion show

“March into Fashion” luncheon and fashion show will be presented by the Pasadena Women's Connection on Wednesday, March 18, at the Women's City Club, 160 North Oakland Ave, Pasadena. The event begins at 11:30 a.m.

Hospital group to host baby talk

The Women’s Council of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation will host a special dinner discussion, “Baby Basics: Understanding the Evolution,” presented by pediatrician Happy Khanna, M.D., from 6 to 8 p.m. on March 13 at the hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd.

Edmund Blinn House supporters to meet

On Sunday, March 8, the Blinn House Foundation, the Pasadena-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of the historic Edmund Blinn House, will host a special reception at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Pasadena for financial supporters and prospective sponsors of the foundation&...

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