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It’s Time for Poker!

It’s Time for Poker!
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Content thanks to Cancer Support Community Pasadena. The 6th Annual Poker Bowl Tournament will be held on Friday, June 24th at Flying A Garage. Over 150 guests are expected to attend and play Texas Hold ‘Em and Blackjack surrounded by a private collection of antique and restored automobiles, owned by car collectors Valerie and Aaron […]

Soirée Under the Stars

Soirée Under the Stars

It’s all about permanency for Five Acres—helping children find permanency, lasting bonds, and security. And, since Five Acres was founded 128 years ago in 1888, initially as the Boys’ and Girls’ Aid Society of Los Angeles and working primarily as an orphanage, the organization has grown and evolved in order to become even more beneficial and successful when it […]

Rockin’ for the Homeless 5k

Rockin’ for the Homeless 5k

Not everyone will consider running a 5 kilometer route the makings of a rockin’ good time, but how about a walk? It’s the 2nd annual Rockin’ for the Homeless 5k, and it’s a run or walk. Could even be a stroll. There’s even a kiddie dash and all participants, of every age, are encouraged to […]

Bingo for Choice at Angel City Brewery

Bingo for Choice at Angel City Brewery

It’s a night with Bingo Boy Jeffrey Bowman. He began producing some of the very first AIDS benefits in Los Angeles in the 1980s; events attended by the likes of Patty Duke, Lily Tomlin, Julie Brown, and Lily Shannon. Bowman will be joined at Angel City Brewery on May 21 by Calpernia or Porsha or William […]

Rotary Club Pasadena Awarding Tens of Thousands of Dollars to 21 Community Organizations

Rotary Club Pasadena Awarding Tens of Thousands of Dollars to 21 Community Organizations

Well, thank you Pasadena professionals and businesses! The Pasadena Rotary Club is holding its annual community grants award luncheon on April 27, and twenty-one local organizations shall benefit, receiving monetary awards totaling $38,500. Recipients include Light Bringer Project (congratulations, Tom and Paddy!), American Legion Post 13; Pacific Clinics, Learning Works Charter School, A Noise Within, L. A. […]

Bloom Again: Health & Hope

Bloom Again: Health & Hope

Know someone who’s economically vulnerable? Dealing with a health crisis? Can’t even afford a bus pass? The women of the Bloom Again Foundation are dedicated to supporting “working, but economically vulnerable, women who are experiencing a health crisis.” Partners with whom they’ve created relationships—primarily health care agencies—take note of the women who fit this criteria, discern their […]

Doglegs, Birdies & Eagles

Doglegs, Birdies & Eagles

The sky is falling, the sky is falling! Sit tight, Chicken Little, it’s not the sky, it’s golf balls. After a “grueling” round of golf, guests will gather on the San Gabriel Country Club fairway and watch golf balls rain from the sky. Actually, they’ll be dropped from a helicopter. All for a good cause. […]

“Beauty Bites Beast” IMPACT Workshop

“Beauty Bites Beast” IMPACT Workshop

Everyone from grandma to little Audrey can learn self-defense skills. Women’s City Club of Pasadena member and personal safety advocate Ellen Snortland presents “Beauty Bites Beast” IMPACT Personal Safety Self-Defense Workshop on April 20. This is a 3-hour, hands-on class that “gives students a comprehensive taste of our training,” Snortland explains. You will work on […]

COPA Spring Mixer for PUSD

COPA Spring Mixer for PUSD

The Community Organization of Pasadena for Advancement in Education invites the public to its spring mixer on April 2 at El Portal restaurant. COPA Latinas for Education is a women’s group that raises funds for scholarships, which are presented to PUSD students on an annual basis. The last financials we could find indicate that in […]

CSC: A Night in Casablanca

CSC: A Night in Casablanca

“Cancer Support Community Pasadena is such an important resource for people who are going through cancer treatment,” says cancer survivor Vicki Laidig. “It even offers support for their children and caregivers.” CSCP provides a unique community of social and emotional support where people can meet others who are facing similar challenges and not feel alone. It […]

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