TOM LABONGE NEWS
Honoring the Golden Years of 90+
Councilmember Tom LaBonge honored some of Los Angeles’s longest residents this week after attending the 90+ Legacy Luncheon at Friendship Auditorium in Griffith Park. Hundreds of seniors came to the event, in addition to their family members and friends.
Congratulations to this years, “King” Ernest Pacheco, 100yrs, and “Queen” Virginia Davis, 106yrs!
Reception for the 100 years of The Los Angeles Aqueduct and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Nov. 6, 1913, marked the opening of the new Museum of History, Science and Art (the original name of NHM) and over 10,000 Angelenos attended the historic cultural event. Last Wednesday, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County marked its 100th anniversary and of the L.A. Aqueduct. The Museum was the first dedicated museum building in Los Angeles, that amassed one of the world’s most extensive and valuable collections of natural and cultural history. With two days of free admission for the public, an art exhibition and a civic ceremony, Councilmember LaBonge celebrated this memorable date with county and city leaders, officials from the Los Angeles Department of Water and the L.A. writer and historian D.J. Waldie. Councilmember LaBonge speaks to the attendees at the event.
Friendly Visit from Sherman Oaks Elementary Charter
A day filled with excitement and smiles, Sherman Oaks Elementary Charter 3rd graders made a friendly visit to City Hall on Wednesday. After Councilmember LaBonge introduced the students in Council, the children delivered letters to their city Councilmembers voicing their concerns in their district. Councilmember LaBonge awarded each student with official city proclamations.
Santa’s Coming to Town! Toluca Lake Farmers Market
Santa will be there. Mom and Dad, Grandma and Grandpa come to Santa’s Village and bring the kids, the dog, and get in the Christmas Sprit with us! Music, Fun, Candy Canes, Booths for Presents, Food, and Carolers. Santa will be taking kids’ wish list or write a letter to Santa — he will respond.
0n Forman at Riverside
Sundays, Dec. 15 & 22, 9:30a—230p
(Santa will be there from 11a—2p)
For info call or e-mail Terra,
(818) 319-4228 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Charles Annual Christmas Boutique
Put on by the St. Charles Golden Girls, a group of ladies who meet once a week throughout the year to work on handmade crafts, the crafts include knitting, crocheting, card making, sewing, and many other crafts. Shop for Thanksgiving & Christmas holiday decorations, gifts, accessories, kitchen items, jewelry plus baked goods.
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church,
Holy Family Service Center
10825 Moorpark St.
(corner of Lankershim and Moorpark)
Saturday, Nov. 16, 10a—6p;
Sunday, Nov. 17, 8a—1p
United Methodist Women Holiday Boutique
Arts, Crafts, Baked Goods, etc. Plus jewelry, vendors, and more! Tortilla Soup Dinner — $8.00.
The Lighthouse at Magnolia Park
Magnolia Park United Methodist Church
2828 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Friday, Nov. 22, 1—9 p.m.
For more information, call (818) 846-2866 or visit email@example.com.
Brookside Golf Club’s Toys for Tots Golf Tournament
Brookside Golf Club will host their first annual Toys for Tots Golf tournament to help collect unwrapped toys and donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.
For over 60 years the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program has collected new, unwrapped toys during October, November, and December each year, and distributed those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children across the nation.
Join Brookside Golf Club this season and support the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program by signing up to golf and/or becoming a sponsor today!
$75 Per Player with an Unwrapped Toy
$85 Per Player without an Unwrapped Toy
Gold Sponsor: $800 – includes a foursome in the tournament, a hole tee sign, logo in event program, and acknowledge at the awards cocktail reception
Silver Sponsor: $500 – includes a twosome in the tournament, a hole tee sign, logo in event program, and acknowledge at the awards cocktail reception
Bronze Sponsor: $300 – includes a hole tee sign, logo in event program, and acknowledge at the awards cocktail reception
*You can also ensure your logo placed in the event program and/or on a hole tee sign with donations of raffle items, food and beverages, services and unwrapped toys.
The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is a 501C3 nonprofit organization. All sponsorships and donations are tax deductible. Federal tax ID# 20-3021444.
Friday, Dec. 13
8 a.m. Registration, Breakfast,
Putting Contest, and Practice Range Balls
10 a.m. Shotgun Start
3 p.m. Awards, Raffles, & Holiday Cocktail
Call or Email Kimberly & Lauren at Brookside Golf Club to sign up your foursome or become a sponsor today! Call (626) 577-4497 ext. 203 or email Tournaments@brooksidegc.com.
Art and Music Book Sale to Benefit Brand Library
The Associates of Brand Library & Art Center will sponsor a book sale in the auditorium. Sale items include hundreds of art and music books, music scores, record albums (LPs), CDs, auction catalogs, and magazines, all at great prices. Members of the Associates of Brand Library and of the Friends of the Glendale Public Library are invited to a preview sale from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
All sale proceeds benefit The Associates of Brand Library & Art Center, a 501c3 non-profit volunteer organization whose mission is to support the Brand Library. Credit cards, cash, and checks will be accepted. The Library, Arts, & Culture Department validates three hours of parking in the garage on the corner of Maryland and Harvard.
Glendale Central Library
222 E. Harvard St.
Saturday, Nov. 16, 10a—4p
For more information and examples of the material that will be for sale visit library.ci.glendale.ca.us/ArtMusicBookSale_111613.asp or call the Central Library at (818) 548-2027.
Writers & Photographers Wanted
Are you an outgoing person who’d like to cover the “beat” of the Valley? We’re looking for experienced photographers & writers to profile local businesses in our paper. If you think this is you, shoot us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.