Community & Clubs

Community: Women plan 'aggressive' fundraising for hospital

Community: Women plan 'aggressive' fundraising for hospital

Ruth McNevin, the new chair of the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Women’s Council, led a brainstorming meeting to discuss fundraising earlier this month at the La CaƱada home of Kate Kaneko.

Community: Girl Scout gives youngsters a Healthy Start

Community: Girl Scout gives youngsters a Healthy Start

Ashley Alexander, 17, of Glendale, was inspired by her grandmother who has Type 2 diabetes to create a project to inspire children to make healthier food choices for life.

Community: Grant provides training for disabled

Community: Grant provides training for disabled

Things are heating up this summer at the Campbell Center. The agency that helps adults with developmental disabilities achieve their highest potential has a new president of the board of directors and received a $150,000 grant that will support one of its training programs.

Community: Sorority group, Assistance League presents scholarships

Community: Sorority group, Assistance League presents scholarships

Young women pursuing a college education recently received scholarships from the Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic, a network of local women's sororities.

Community: L'Aureole wraps up year in fashion

Community: L'Aureole wraps up year in fashion

L’Aureole of Glendale, a philanthropic organization, ended the year on a happy note with two events.

Community: Trophy winner creates quilt, recruits; Lions Club awards scholarships

Elke Allwelt Miyahara received the News-Press Perpetual Trophy earlier this month for increasing membership and creating a lasting memento at the Women’s Athletic Club of Glendale.

Community: Rotary gives gifts of education

Community: Rotary gives gifts of education

Four college reentry students received scholarships, and memorial tributes were announced during the Glendale Rotary Noon Club’s luncheon meeting at the Embassy Suites in mid-May.

Homeboy Industries founder Father Boyle speaks to Glendale Noon Rotary

Homeboy Industries founder Father Boyle speaks to Glendale Noon Rotary

If kinship is one’s goal to achieve with others, then service is the path to get there, according to Father Greg Boyle, who spoke to members of the Glendale Noon Rotary Thursday afternoon about establishing and overseeing the world’s largest gang rehabilitation centers in the world, more...

Community: Local YWCA presents annual Legacy Luncheon

Community: Local YWCA presents annual Legacy Luncheon

Ah, spring is here and with it comes a multitude of fundraisers proficiently organized by the top female doers in our community.

Community: Authors Luncheon is a delicious escape

Community: Authors Luncheon is a delicious escape

For those of us who have a family and a career, finding time to explore a good book is a luxury.

Community: Columbus student wins poster contest

Community: Columbus student wins poster contest

Emma Ghalustians, a fifth-grade student at Columbus Elementary School, won first place in the Northwest Glendale Lions Club Peace Poster competition. She is the daughter of Rafik and Ani Ghalustians.

Community: YWCA honors six at Legacy Luncheon

Community: YWCA honors six at Legacy Luncheon

The Glendale YWCA will recognize four adults and two high school seniors for their volunteer endeavors that support women and children at the 18th annual Legacy Luncheon on March 18 at the Oakmont Country Club.

Climbing toward a Scouting career

Climbing toward a Scouting career

About 200 boys participated in this year’s Scout-O-Rama held at Verdugo Park in Glendale where local youth could take part in various activities and find out what Scouting is all about.

Community: Club luncheon to benefit students

The annual Patrons Club Scholarship Fashion Show/Luncheon, which benefits students in need, will be held on Nov. 7 at the Castaway restaurant in Burbank.

Community: Can Tree supports four charities

Members of the Glendale Assn. of Realtors have been collecting prizes all year for the annual Can Tree charity event to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 13 at the Brandview Ballroom, 109 E. Harvard St.

Community: PTA planning first holiday boutique

Carolyn Alves, president of the Edison Elementary PTA, is seeking arts-and-crafts vendors and food-truck proprietors to participate in the organization’s first holiday boutique scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 15 at Pacific Community Center, 501 S. Pacific Ave.

Community: Committee announces GEM award winners

Community: Committee announces GEM award winners

The Committee for a Clean & Beautiful Glendale has announced its winners of this year’s Glendale GEM Property Maintenance Awards, presented to one business and seven residences in town.

Spotlight on Scouting: Girl Scout shares passion for Irish dance with local youth

Spotlight on Scouting: Girl Scout shares passion for Irish dance with local youth

Each year, local Scouts complete projects in the community to earn the highest ranking in their various groups. The Glendale News-Press wants to share the Scouts' good deeds with readers as they answer questions about their service projects.

Spotlight on Scouting: Zadravecz's Gold Award project features Hope Gardens

Spotlight on Scouting: Zadravecz's Gold Award project features Hope Gardens

Each year, local Scouts complete projects in the community to earn the highest ranking in their various groups. The Glendale News-Press wants to share the Scouts' good deeds with readers as they answer questions about their service projects.

Community: Remembering Vietnam War veterans

Community: Remembering Vietnam War veterans

The Don Jose Verdugo chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has installed a display about the Vietnam War at the Glendale Central Library to honor men and women who served and the families of those who did not return, including prisoners of war and missing in action.

Community: Women's Athletic Club celebrates 90 years

Community: Women's Athletic Club celebrates 90 years

The Women’s Athletic Club of Glendale marked its 90th anniversary with a look back at how clothing styles have changed since the group started in 1924.

Community: Group helps women seeking education

Community: Group helps women seeking education

The Philanthropic Educational Organization’s Reciprocity Bureau met recently to plan for its annual meeting this Saturday at Pickwick Gardens.

Luncheon to raise scholarship funds for Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic

The reservation deadline for the Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic's annual scholarship luncheon is next Wednesday, March 12.

Community: Panhellenic has scholarship event

Community: Panhellenic has scholarship event

Deb Ann Orfalea, president of Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic and member of Zeta Tau Alpha, welcomed members and guests to her Glendale home over the holidays. Glendale members who attended were Rondi Werner Redmann, Zeta Tau Alpha; Janis Rosebrook, Alpha Xi Delta; Julie Weller, Delta Zeta; and...

Community: Teen girls assist charitable endeavors

Community: Teen girls assist charitable endeavors

The Assisteens, a subgroup of Assistance League Glendale, participated in two service projects over the holidays.

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