Community & Clubs

LCHS grad among scholarship winners

LCHS grad among scholarship winners

The Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic, a community-based organization encompassing the Glendale, Burbank, La Cañada, La Crescenta, Sunland and Tujunga areas, recently announced the recipients of its 2015 scholarship awards.

Democratic club to honor Liu, Schiff

Democratic club to honor Liu, Schiff

The Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a barbecue celebration on Sunday, July 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the La Cañada home of state Sen. Carol Liu and Michael Peevey.

Local Sierra Club to host gathering

Members of the Crescenta Valley Sierra Club Group invites area residents to join them on Saturday, July 11 for their annual gathering. They will meet at 8 a.m. at Deukmejian Wilderness Park, 3429 Markridge, La Crescenta. Enjoy a hike and stay for refreshments after. For more information call Wayne...

Frostig Center adds two LCF residents

Frostig Center adds two LCF residents

Two La Cañada Flintridge residents, Dr. Gordon McComb and Rose Neilsen, were among those recently named to the Frostig Center Board of Trustees, it was announced by the nonprofit organization this week.

Los Altos Auxiliary installs members

Los Altos Auxiliary installs members

The Los Altos Auxiliary, which raises funds for children and adolescents who are in residential treatment at Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ campus in Altadena, recently held its annual installation luncheon at Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. The presidents for 2015-16, Laura...

Along the Scouting Trail: Goldstein, Jain are named Eagle Scouts

Noah Goldstein and Ankur Jain, both members of Boy Scout Troop 509, have earned the rank of Eagle Scout and were honored Friday, June 12 at a Court of Honor ceremony held in von Karman Auditorium at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Dr. Martin Kast, Scoutmaster for Troop 509, presided.

Foundation names pair as award winners

Foundation names pair as award winners

Dr. Jeff Brookey and Myrna McCune on May 27 were named the 2014-15 Rose Harrington Educators of the Year by the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation through its endowment fund. The award was established in 2002 by a bequest from the estate or the late Rose Harrington, a local...

Golf Classic slated for Aug. 17

Golf Classic slated for Aug. 17

The Crescenta Valley Sheriff Support Group and the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and Community Assn. are teaming up to present the 2015 Crescenta Valley Sheriff Support Group Golf Classic on Aug. 17. This year’s event will be played at the La Cañada Flintridge...

Group puts together monthly book list

Group puts together monthly book list

In an effort to promote reading year-round, the La Cañada Flintridge One City One Book Committee will be compiling a monthly list of books its members have enjoyed and publishing it in the Valley Sun.

Scoutmaster named for Troop 395

Todd Reynolds will be the new scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 395, it was announced this week.

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.

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