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Recap: Who Won What at the NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena

  Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover receive dthe President’s Award at the 49th NAACP Image Awards Monday night at the Pasadena Convention Center. Glover, the NAACP said, is “a remarkable man whose accomplishments in Hollywood are matched by his philanthropic triumphs.”   The NAACP President’s Award is bestowed in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service. Past President’s Award honorees include Lonnie G.…

The Women’s Civic League of Pasadena Holds its Annual Holiday Boutique and Luncheon

The Women’s Civic League (WCL) of Pasadena held its annual Holiday Boutique and Luncheon on December 4, Monday, at the Women’s City Club, as part of fundraising efforts to help the organization provide grants to…

Hillsides Hosts Sold-Out Holiday Celebration at the Parkway Grill

On December 5, the Hillsides Guild, a support group of the foster care charity Hillsides, hosted a sold-out holiday celebration at the Parkway Grill in Pasadena, California. Some 150 guests enjoyed cocktails, appetizers, dinner and…

Pasadena-Altadena Links Raise $31K for Scholarships at Winter Wonderland Holiday Affair

Recently, the Pasadena-Altadena Chapter of The Links Incorporated, hosted their annual holiday affair, “Diamonds and Pearls: Winter Wonderland” at the Imperial Palace in Pasadena. At the sold-out affair, over 315 guests enjoyed a lively cocktail…

Hillsides Young Professional Group Holds Successful Fall Social Benefiting Teens

The H100 board poses at the recent fall social held at the Cellar: A Wine Library in Pasadena. Left to right: Michele Van Buren, Nicola Wilkins-Miller, Holly Breckheimer, Alison Stewart, Ava Herrera, Katie Bolton, Uyen-Uyen…

It’s The Big 4-0

“Mr. Eszylfie Taylor, President and Founder of Taylor Insurance and Financial Services, celebrated the big “40” in Venice California this weekend amongst 300 friends, family,…

Viva Villa! Tournament of Hope Was a Winner

From Top clockwise: Phil Ito at the 2015 Tournament of Hope; Golf ball drop winner Kyle with Phil’s grandchildren and pilot Howie; Phil’s friends Terry,…

Pasadena Community Foundation Awards $20,000 To Local Nonprofits, Benefiting Children This Holiday Season

Over 200 women attended the Pasadena Community Foundation’s Yes, Virginia component fund’s annual Classy & Sassy Boutique and Luncheon Wednesday at the Altadena Town and…

Pasadena Ronald McDonald House Gala Was An Enchanted Evening

On Saturday evening, October 28, 2017, the Board of Trustees and the Gala Committee of the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House held their 2017 An Enchanted…

Liz Rusnak Arizmendi and Susan Noce Honored By Hillsides for Their Work with Children in Foster Care

Longtime Hillsides’ supporters Liz Rusnak Arizmendi and Susan Noce received Hillsides Lifetime Achievement awards at the foster care charity’s annual Circle of Excellence Dinner held on October 12. They were two of six individuals or organizations honored during an evening that recognized Hillsides major donors and volunteers. Arizmendi, vice president of public relations at Rusnak Automotive Group, was honored for her 20-plus years of involvement with Hillsides, including chairing the 2013 centennial gala. While accepting the award, Arzimendi said she was inspired to give back both by her family and her high school, Mayfield Senior School, whose motto is “actions,…

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