Community & Clubs

Business Evening Kiwanis welcomes new members

Business Evening Kiwanis welcomes new members

The newly formed Business Evening Kiwanis Club, a subsidiary organization of La Cañada’s noon Kiwanis group, meets monthly at various restaurants in the city. This month they met at Dish restaurant.

Groups present Wine & Gourmet event

Kiwanis Club of La Cañada, together with Le Petit Vendome, La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation Endowment Fund and the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce are presenting the 12th Annual Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting and Premium Wine Auction on Sunday, Sept. 28 in...

Junior Women's Club schedules events

Local women who would like to learn more about the La Cañada Junior Women’s Club are invited to call Provisional Chair Lainie Rose Miller at (323) 294-7444, as the group is planning a morning coffee meet-and-greet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22. Miller will provide interested parties...

Area sorority group awarded for service

Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic, a cooperative association of sorority alumnae belonging to the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), announced this week it has been recognized as a top alumnae group for its service to the community and support of the lifelong sorority experience. Glendale Area...

Orthopaedic Guild to hold luncheon

Orthopaedic Guild to hold luncheon

Michael P. Sullivan, vice president and chief philanthropy officer for Orthopaedic Institute for Children, will be the keynote speaker when the La Cañada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild holds its annual Book and Author Luncheon Oct. 28 at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland.

Along the Scouting Trail: Troop 507 members climb Mount Whitney

Along the Scouting Trail: Troop 507 members climb Mount Whitney

Members of La Cañada Boy Scout Troop 507 took part in a six-day, 40-mile backpacking trip in the Sierra Nevada mountain range that began July 9. The highlight of the trip was their trek to the 14,508-foot summit of Mt. Whitney.

Hathaway-Sycamores appoint Massar to advisory board

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services recently appointed Trey Massar to serve on its advisory board.

Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club to meet Aug. 17

“This Year’s Election” will be the topic on Sunday, Aug. 17, when the Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club meets from 3 to 5 p.m. at the home of Greta Pruitt in La Crescenta. Member Garland Byrum, an active blogger of history and politics, will speak about the November election....

YMCA of the Foothills to launch season of Tribes program

YMCA of the Foothills to launch season of Tribes program

The YMCA of the Foothills is preparing to launch another season of its Tribes program for children in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and their fathers.

Italian Catholic Federation awards two college scholarships

Italian Catholic Federation awards two college scholarships

Two local high school graduates were awarded $400 college scholarships this year by the Italian Catholic Federation branch 374 at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church.

Familiar faces to lead Presbyterian services

Familiar faces to lead Presbyterian services

Pastors with previous ties to La Cañada Presbyterian Church have been invited to preach the remaining weeks of this summer, following the retirement of the Rev. Dr. Gary Dennis, who served as the church's pastor for the past 24 years.

Craven to represent home-care company

Craven to represent home-care company

La Cañada Flintridge resident Caroline Craven, an active member of the local chamber of commerce and owner of the consulting firm Caroline Craven and Associates, was recently named the local ambassador for Santa Monica-based HomeHero, Inc.

Texas Tenors to perform benefit concert

Texas Tenors to perform benefit concert

La Cañada residents involved with the Community Scholarship Foundation recently volunteered their time manning phone banks in the San Bernardino studios of KVCR.

'Legally Blonde' coming to stage in La Cañada

'Legally Blonde' coming to stage in La Cañada

The local musical theater program for children, La Cañada Junior Theater, this weekend presents "Legally Blonde," which in 2007 won the Best New Musical award on Broadway. The story centers on a sorority girl, Elle Woods, who enrolls in Harvard Law School in hopes of...

AFS student heads home to Thailand

AFS student heads home to Thailand

The La Cañada home of Fran and Bill Evans was the venue on a recent Friday when more than 30 people bid farewell to AFS student Amy Usuparat from Thailand.

LCUMC starts its summer activities

LCUMC starts its summer activities

La Cañada United Methodist Church launched its summer activities for the younger members during a pool party held on a recent Sunday in the backyard of a local home.

Italian Catholic Federation celebrates 90th anniversary

Italian Catholic Federation celebrates 90th anniversary

The local branch of the Italian Catholic Federation recently helped celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the parent organization by attending an affair at Casa Italiana that drew 185 members of the Los Angeles Archdiocese.

Retired pastor visits Methodist church

Retired pastor visits Methodist church

The women's group at La Cañada United Methodist Church this month welcomed guest speaker Ilse Peetz to their meeting. The retired pastor spoke to the women on the subject of assistance to those in need, including work by the United Methodists Committee on Relief, which distributes moringa-...

Class for parents of infants scheduled

Class for parents of infants scheduled

A summer class for parents and their babies who are 6 to 12 weeks old by July 1 will be offered through the La Cañada Presbyterian Church Parent Education Program.

Donations sought for Vivian Stevens memorial donation fund

La Cañada Valley Beautiful, the local nonprofit that champions landscape beautification and conservation throughout the city, is seeking donations to establish a memorial fund for the late Vivian Stevens.

Women's Club installs new board

Women's Club installs new board

In addition to recently installing its new board for the coming year, the La Cañada Junior Women's Club chose two new philanthropies to assist through 2016, Dec My Room and Five Acres.

Area nonprofits can submit letters for grants

Local nonprofit organizations are invited to submit letters of intent for the annual Dignity Health Community Grants program.

Guild planning for annual book event

Guild planning for annual book event

Members of the La Cañada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild took time from their fundraising activities to attend a production of "The Music Man" at Glendale Centre Theatre.

Oakmont League awards scholarships

Oakmont League awards scholarships

It was an action packed meeting when the Oakmont League of Glendale met for its last meeting before the summer hiatus.

Los Altos Auxiliary installs board

Los Altos Auxiliary installs board

The Los Altos Auxiliary, which raises funds for the children and adolescents who are in residential treatment at Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services' El Nido campus in Altadena, recently held its annual installation luncheon at Oakmont Country Club.

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