Hillsides Hosted Successful Annual Holiday Celebration at the Parkway Grill

Left to right: Pasadena  residents Barbara Robison, Hillsides Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving Jackie Broxton, and Brad HansonLeft to right: Cathy Brennan and Maureen Staley.  Brennan is the second vice president of the Hillsides Guild and Staley is the first vice president.  The president of the Hillsides Guild, Armida Baylon, was unable to attend the event.Mary Bruno and Episcopal Bishop J. Jon BrunoThe renowned Citrus Singers entertained the crowd with Christmas carols after dinner.Pasadena residents Sally and Donald ClarkDonna De Mond, event co-chair, and her husband Christopher. De Mond is also the communications secretary for the Hillsides Guild.Left to right: Parkway Grill co-owner Gregg Smith, Chelby Crawford, and Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joe CostaLeft to right: Ida Hitchcock, Kristin Maschka, John Hitchcock, and David Hitchcock.  John Hitchcock  is the former executive director of Hillsides who retired in 2010.Left to right: Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joe Costa and Pasadena residents Judy Kenyon  and Dick MartinCitrus Singer Kylie Molmar, a sophomore at Citrus College, was surprised to find her grandfather, Dick Martin in the crowd.  Hillsides Board of Directors Chair Brent M. Mason and his wife LeahSusan and Bill Noce of Pasadena.

STAFF REPORTS

5:04 pm | December 3, 2014


One hundred and forty-five guests enjoyed a Holiday Celebration hosted by the Hillsides Guild on the evening of December 2 at the Parkway Grill in Pasadena. During the evening, Hillsides supporters enjoyed conversation with friends, a delicious meal, and a holiday performance by the renowned Citrus Singers from Citrus College in Glendora, CA. Guests also had the chance to answer the holiday wishes of children in need who Hillsides serves. This annual event is an opportunity for Hillsides donor and volunteer community to gather together to kick off the holiday season. The proceeds of the evening benefit Hillsides.

The Hillsides Guild is a volunteer group of Hillsides that raises funds and organizes activities for the children of Hillsides. Hillsides, headquartered in Pasadena, is a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and families in Los Angeles County. For more information about Hillsides, please visit www.hillsides.org.