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Villa Esperanza Guild’s “Day at the Races” Supports Individuals with Special Needs

Villa Esperanza Guild held their 22nd annual ‘A Day at the Races’ benefiting Villa Esperanza Services on Saturday, February 29th . This year’s event raised over $62,000 in support of Villa’s Hjelte-Phillips Speech and Language Center and Villa’s Residential and Independent Living programs, two of Villa’s nine programs that assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Over 130 guests enjoyed the afternoon which included lunch…

Pasadena Community Foundation Looks Back at 2019 with a “Year in Review”

Earlier this month, on February 4, the Pasadena Community Foundation welcomed fund holders and guests to two “Year in Review” events at the University Club of Pasadena. PCF hosts this annual gathering to share an overview…

Annual Rose Queen’s Luncheon Was Held at the Shakespeare Club of Pasadena

  The Shakespeare Club of Pasadena welcomed the 102 nd Rose Queen Camille Kennedy and the Royal Court to the villa for the annual Rose Queen’s Luncheon held in their honor. The event was at…

British Invasion Rocks Kidspace Children’s Museum

The Circle of Friends, a support group for Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena, held its light-hearted benefit Saturday night at the Langham Huntington Pasadena for an important cause: to raise funds for Kidspace Community Outreach…

Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors Installs 2020 President Eddie Ramirez

On Friday, December 13, 2019, the Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors hosted its 113th Annual Inaugural and Awards Breakfast to approximately 300 Realtors, Affiliate partners and special guests at the Westin Pasadena. The event themed @PFARStrongerTogether…

International Human Rights Day to be Celebrated Today by United Nations Association Pasadena Chapter, Pasadena Mayor at Day One

A range of groups and organizations across the nation will celebrate International Human Rights Day today and Pasadena is leading the way. International Human Rights…

Hillsides Guild Hosts Annual Holiday Celebration at Parkway Grill

On Tuesday, the Hillsides Guild, a support group of the foster care charity Hillsides, hosted its annual Holiday Celebration at the Parkway Grill in Pasadena.…

Green Was the Color Du Jour as ‘Emerald Necklace’ Was Celebrated at Pasadena’s Amigos De Los Rios Gala

  The ‘Emerald Necklace’ was celebrated at a gala for Amigos De Los Rios, the Pasadena environmental organization working to nurture the watershed in the…

ArtCenter Alumni Awards Honor Emerging and Leading Figures at the Intersection of Art and Design

ArtCenter President Lorne M. Buchman, Gloria Kondrup, Ini Archibong, Doug Aitken and Sterling Ruby at the 2019 ArtCenter Alumni Awards. Photo: Owen Kolasinki/BFA.com, courtesy of…

Saturday Saw Begowned, Black-Tied Guest Enjoy Burgers at Mountaintop Estate to Support Pasadena Boys & Girls Club

[Updated] About 290 guests arrived at an expansive Kinneloa Ranch estate overlooking Pasadena Saturday as dusk fell, dressed to the nines and hungry for burgers at the Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena signature annual fundraiser,  Black Tie and Burgers. David and Margaret Mgrublian’s gorgeous contemporary home with its cactus gardens and rolling lawn was the stage for the successful event. While enjoying nibbles from Cynthia Brook’s Catering and tasting the latest in spirits from Pasadena’s own Stark’s distillery, guests placed their bids for the various silent auction items. Later, there were burgers, onion rings and fries from the Habit…

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