Giving Back
Pasadena Rotarians Give $43,000 in Grants to Help Non-Profits Serve the Community

Click to enlarge The Pasadena Rotary Club awarded nearly two dozen Pasadena non-profit organizations $43,627 in community grants for their work in helping the homeless through food and nutrition, employment and projects in arts and culture. The donations were announced at the 2018 Community Grants Award Luncheon at the University Club facility on Wednesday. “This is people coming together to do good for their community.…

ChapCare Celebrates 20 Years: Born of Community Need, Evolved Into Community Stalwart

In the mid-90s, areas of Northwest Pasadena were suffering from a unique malady — an epidemic of gunshot wounds. Pasadena had no facilities to treat such victims other than one, Huntington Hospital. “When I heard…

Rotary Club of Pasadena Will Award Tens of Thousands in Annual Grants to 20 Worthy Local Groups

The Rotary Club of Pasadena will be distributing grants, this year totaling $43,627, Wednesday, April 25, during a Grants Award Luncheon at the University Club Pasadena, at 175 N. Oakland Avenue. This year, the grants…

Guests at Gala Bel Canto Pay Homage to Retiring Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, Raise Record-Breaking $320,000

Guests at Wednesday night’s Gala Bel Canto benefiting the Pasadena-based Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) heard the “voices of angels” as some young 200 singers from five LACC ensembles performed musical tributes, and later paid…

Las Madrinas Shares News of Children’s Hospital Gift, New Board Of Directors at Annual Meeting

At its annual meeting, President Lisa Brandt of Pasadena, presented Dr. Douglas Nordli, Jr., chief of Neurology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, with the gift on behalf Pasadena non-profit Las Madrinas. In 2017, Las Madrinas…

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Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts to Hold Reception for Prospective Members

If you have an interest in interior design, enhancing music education in schools, developing greater leadership skills or making new friends, consider joining the Pasadena…

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Well-Known Local Businesswoman Remembered with Memorial Fund Which Will Gift Scholarships to Women in Finance

A local businesswoman who was widely quoted in news reports and appeared on national television to share her financial acumen, often with a dose of humor, will be remembered with a new memorial fund that gifts scholarships to women in finance. Bonnie Baha was a senior portfolio manager and partner of DoubleLine Capital LP, an asset manager where she founded and led the firm’s Global Developed Credit group for investing in debt issued by corporations in developed-economy countries. She died at age 56 after she was hit by a car in Virginia in 2016. She is survived by her husband…

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