05-15-13

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TOM LABONGE NEWS

Former Toluca Lake Resident Terry Davis Honored
T22-Community News TerrydavishonoredCouncilmember Tom LaBonge stands with Terry Davis, whom he honored in Los Angeles City Council this week. The former Toluca Lake activist recently left her home in the Fourth District for the sandy beaches of Malibu, but this grandmother-to-be recently came to City Hall to receive a commendation for her years of work in the local community. Davis formerly served as the President of the Greater Toluca Lake Neighborhood Council, a Boardmember on the Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce, and a Boardmember on the Toluca Lake Homeowners Association. She was a tremendous credit to her community with her years of generosity and participation as an activist.

LOS ANGELES

Bake Sale Extravaganza
Lovers of food and fun are invited to attend The Third Annual Sugar & Stilettos Bake Sale Extravaganza with all proceeds going to local hunger organizations, St. Joseph Center’s Food Pantry, and the Westside Food Bank.
More than 25 varieties of tantalizing treats will be available for sale from some of L.A.’s top professional bakers. Adding to the festivities, the 2013 title of “Mr. Sugar & Stilettos” will be awarded. There will also be a silent auction and exclusive offerings from more than 75 top-name retailers. Attendees can purchase raffle tickets for an opportunity to win a stunning 18 karat white gold stiletto pendant with 113 round cut diamonds courtesy of XIV Karats Ltd. Beverly Hills. Photo Booth will provide fun opportunities for guests to add some “snap” to their day. Admission is free.

2306 Midvale Ave. (between Olympic and Pico; one block west of Westwood Blvd.)
Saturday, May 18, 11a—3p

GLENDALE

ARS 12th Annual Festival Offers a Taste of Armenian Culture
Attendees marveled as Armenian culture came alive during the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Western USA’s 12th Annual Cultural & Food Festival held at the Glendale Civic Auditorium on May 4-5, 2013. Clad in orange t-shirts, ARS members once again assumed all tasks in the organization of this annual event, which attracts thousands of Armenians and non-Armenians alike.

The ARS of Western USA, established in 1984 and with regional headquarters in Glendale, has 27 chapters and more than 1,500 members in five western states. The ARS-WUSA operates a Social Services Division, a Child, Youth, and Family Guidance Center, and funds numerous youth programs, scholarships, and relief efforts.

For further information, please visit arswestusa.org or call (818) 500-1343.

Glendale Police Awards Luncheon

From l, honoree Margo Leonetti O’Connell, Jill Pearson, honoree Dr. Dan Castro, and Toluca Lake residents Margarita and Frank Leon at the May 2 dedication ceremony for a new performance theater at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. The theater, named Caroline’s L.O.F.T., was dedicated to Margo’s mother and LACHSA co-founder Caroline Leonetti Ahmanson. Dr. Dan Castro was honored for his vision and leadership as LACHSA music chair for the past 20 years.

From l, honoree Margo Leonetti O’Connell, Jill Pearson, honoree Dr. Dan Castro, and Toluca Lake residents Margarita and Frank Leon at the May 2 dedication ceremony for a new performance theater at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. The theater, named Caroline’s L.O.F.T., was dedicated to Margo’s mother and LACHSA co-founder Caroline Leonetti Ahmanson. Dr. Dan Castro was honored for his vision and leadership as LACHSA music chair for the past 20 years.

The Glendale Police Foundation, the Glendale Police Department, the Kiwanis Club of Glendale, and the Glendale Bar Association will host the 18th Annual Glendale Police Awards Luncheon.

Glendale Police Chief Ronald De Pompa will make the opening remarks to the attendees, followed by Glendale Police Foundation President Patrick J. Wade, MD.

The annual luncheon will recognize the many men and women of our Glendale Police Department who work tirelessly to keep Glendale a safe and secure city. “We will celebrate their heroism, valor, and outstanding achievements at the luncheon,” Dr. Wade says.

The event is open to the public. Tickets are $85 each. In addition, your donation of $50 allows one Glendale Police Officer to attend the event. A donation of $95 allows two Glendale Police Officers to attend the luncheon.

Glendale Hilton Hotel
100 W. Glenoaks Blvd.
Thursday, May 16, 11:30a—1:30p

For sponsorship or ticket information, please contact Lt. Susan Hayn (shayn@ci.glendale.ca.us) or call her at (818) 548-2830 or (818) 355-8603. Or you can purchase tickets or sponsorships at glendalepolicefoundation.org.

PASADENA

Summer with Shakespeare
A Noise Within (ANW), the highly regarded classical repertory theater company and a leading force in arts education, presents SUMMER WITH SHAKESPEARE, a three-week summer program for youth ages 10 to 18 which demystifies Shakespeare’s verse and grooms young artists to be Shakespearean performers. On a deeper level, this camp, at the company’s new state-of-the-art theatre in Pasadena, illuminates a connection to the patterns of the human condition inherent in Shakespeare’s works.

Classes are weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost for the three-week camp is $825. Space is limited.

NOISE WITHIN
3352 E. Foothill Blvd.
June 24—July 13

To register for SUMMER WITH SHAKESPEARE or for questions, call (626) 356-3104 or visit ANoiseWithin.org.

MOORPARK

26th Annual Golf Tournament
The East Valley Police Activity League Supporters (PALS) and the Los Angeles Police Department, North Hollywood Area are hosting the 26th Annual PALS Golf Tournament. The annual golf tournament is the sole fundraising event for PALS.

PALS directly supports the North Hollywood Police Cadet Post, which is comprised of 50 youths who are considering a career in law enforcement. PALS also is the sole supporter of the Police Junior Deputy Auxiliary Police Program which provides a variety of recreational activities and guidance counseling to youths 5 to 13 years. As you many be aware, PALS has also provided much needed equipment to the North Hollywood Police Station. The equipment was not budgeted through the City and would not have been provided without the assistance of PALS. Recently, over 500 needy families received food and toys during the holiday season.
$175 per player includes green fees, cart, beverage, lunch, plus buffet dinner and awards. Guest for dinner only $35 per person.

Moorpark Country Club
11800 Championship Dr.
Monday, May 20 (Registration: 8-9:30 a.m.; Shotgun Tee: 10 a.m.)

For reservations or further information, call (818) 623-4001.

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