Gatherings
An Extraordinary Night For A Special Cause

Christopher Haydel and Ricky Biel of Haydel Biel & Associates, along with their hard working staff, pulled off a special evening for the benefit of the Academy of Special Dreams. For the assembled guests, it was a night of mixing, mingling, nibbles and sips with the opportunity to donate to the cause by way of silent auction. And donate they did as Ricky and Christopher…

Voices for Five Acres Gala Brings Color and Class to Westin Pasadena

More than 225 guests raised over $220,000 at the Voices for Five Acres gala held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 in the main ballroom, at Westin in Pasadena. The colorful fete honored various “voices” of…

Descanso Kicks Off Summer Jazz with New West Guitar Group Concert

Descanso Gardens kicked off its summer concert season with a special performance by the New West Guitar Group on Thursday evening, June 11. The jazz preview concert is a summer tradition for the Center Circle…

Four Exceptional PUSD Students Honored at The Shakespeare Club’s 61st Annual Scholarship Luncheon

On May 19th the Shakespeare Club of Pasadena held their 61st Annual Scholarship Luncheon to honor four exceptional graduating seniors from high schools in the Pasadena Unified School District. The four deserving graduates were presented…

Celebrating Another Year of Good – Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena Holds Annual Meeting

The Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena held its annual meeting Wednesday, May 20 at the Annandale Golf Club. Following a year-in-review video, Board Chair Nancy Spears gave an upbeat report on the group’s work,…

Hathaway-Sycamores’ Final Shot-at-a-Million Golf Classic

For nearly two decades, Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services has held an annual golf-centered fundraiser; for the last seven years, this event has featured the…

Supporters Say ‘Cheers’ to South Pasadena’s Tournament of Roses 2016 Float

Many ventured out of the city on Sunday afternoon as the South Pasadena Tournament of Roses (SPTOR) held a wine and beer tasting fundraiser at…

Over 150 Guests Attend 8th Annual Pasadena Grand Pinot Fest

The clouds parted and the sun shone on the Annual Pasadena Grand Pinot Fest, with 150 guests in attendance at a beautiful, private estate home…

Huntington Memorial Hospital Stroke Survivors Tee-Up for Golf Rehab

Local stroke survivors enjoyed a morning of golf instruction at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena. The event, sponsored by Huntington Memorial Hospital, was part of…

Friendship, Fashion and Tea

“Friendship, Fashion and Tea”, was the theme selected by Shakespeare Club Philanthropy Chairman Monica Forgey and her Committee for this year’s Benefit Fashion Show Tea held on April 25th at the Club’s Villa on Grand Ave in Pasadena. Club Members and Guests enjoyed boutique shopping with the many vendors set up in the villa and on the patio prior to the show. The Marshall Fundamental High School Jazz Band entertained guests as they shopped and visited during the friendship and shopping time. Despite the ominous looking clouds and forecasts of rain, the weather held until after the show started inside…

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