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November 9, 2006
Verdugo Hills Hospital has joined forces with the Southern Californian branch of the American Red Cross in an effort to boost emergency blood supplies by hosting a pre-holiday drive on Wednesday, November 22. Verdugo Hills Hospital and the American Red Cross collected 57 units of blood the last time a blood drive was held in June and organizers hope to top this amount. "We had a great turnout for our blood drive earlier this year and our goal is to collect even more units this time," said Norma Martin, director of the hospital's Laboratory Services.
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July 17, 2008
The San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross on July 1 announced its new noard of directors. The board is comprised of six new community leaders and eight continuing members. The new members are: Fernando Del Rio of Dome Enterprises, James Drinkard of White Memorial Medical Center, Robin Fordyce of Commerce Construction Co., Maxine Harris of Whittier Trust Company, Dr. Gary Thomas of Arcadia and Linda Marsh of AHMC Healthcare Inc. in Alhambra.
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August 31, 2006
One year ago, the United States braced itself for Hurricane Katrina. What followed was unimaginable in size and scope. But communities across this nation joined the American Red Cross in rising to the challenge of feeding, sheltering and providing emotional support to millions of our neighbors on the Gulf Coast. Local Red Cross chapters and their community partners were at the heart of the response to Hurricane Katrina. The San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross deployed about 150 volunteers, including some from La Canada, to the affected areas on the Gulf Coast and raised approximately $4.7 million that went directly to the national organization's Katrina Relief Fund.
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March 2, 2006
Edmond Lelo, La Cañada Flintridge resident and head of Wells Fargo's Commercial Banking Group for Greater Los Angeles, has been elected vice chairman of the board of directors for the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles. Lelo has been a member of the Red Cross board for the last eight months, serving on the finance committee and advancement committee. "I am pleased to be able to draw upon my experiences at Wells Fargo to contribute to such a worthy non-profit organization like the American Red Cross," said Lelo.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 1, 2006
In response to the ongoing need for blood, Verdugo Hills Hospital and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on June 14 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the main (4th) floor of the hospital. The American Red Cross has an inventory of less than one-day supplies of both B-negative and O-negative blood types. "As a partner in saving lives, Verdugo Hills Hospital answered the Red Cross' call to action," said Len LaBella, Verdugo Hills Hospital CEO. "I feel confident that our local community members will roll up their sleeves to help others."
NEWS
June 8, 2006
The San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is accepting donations for the international relief effort to help survivors of the May 27 earthquake that killed thousands and displaced more than 200,000 people in Indonesia. The American Red Cross has mobilized support for the Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia or PMI) and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to meet the urgent needs of survivors in the affected areas of Yogyakarta and Central Java.
NEWS
September 22, 2005
La Cañada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet Inc. presented a $300,000 check to the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts on Sept. 15. Heather O'Sullivan, Sport Chalet marketing coordinator, presented the check to San Gabriel Valley Chapter CEO Angie Turner during the third annual Women's Tea at the Cravens Estate in Pasadena. It was part of a matching donation program of which Sport Chalet began after Hurricane Katrina devastated much of the Gulf Coast region.
FEATURES
February 22, 2007
The San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting its 4th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration event on Saturday, March 3, at the Pacific Palms Resort, City of Industry. Proceeds raised from this event directly benefit the emergency preparedness and disaster response programs in the San Gabriel Pomona Valley, benefiting more than 1.8 million people in 45 communities. The Chinese New Year Celebration is a festive evening of gourmet Chinese food, award-winning wine and entertainment.
FEATURES
May 17, 2007
The Board of Directors of Women At Work is pleased to announce that they have recently hired a new executive director, Robin McCarthy. Robin McCarthy, a resident of Pasadena, brings more than 15 years of non-profit management experience, with emphasis in marketing, technology and development with her to enhance our program. Her background includes many years with two of the largest non-profits in the country; the YMCA (Crescenta-Cañada Valley Chapter and American Red Cross (San Gabriel Valley Chapter)
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May 13, 2010
29th Golden Gate Bridging ceremony Girl Scouts from La Cañada joined more than 5,300 girls from six states at the annual West Coast Girl Scout tradition, Golden Gate Bridging. Troops ceremoniously crossed the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturday, in a daylong event in San Francisco?s Presidio. Bridging is a traditional Girl Scout celebration of accomplishments where girls make the transition from the younger girl to the older girl program. . This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for troops.
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By Michael J. Arvizu | March 11, 2010
La Cañada High School hosted the sixth annual Teens MOVE volunteer and job fair on the school campus Tuesday afternoon, where more than 20 organizations set up booths offering students a chance to register for volunteer opportunities or apply for a job. Sponsored by the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA, the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge and the city of La Cañada Flintridge, the fair featured organizations as the Verdugo Job Center, Kidspace Children?s...
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By Megan O’Neil | February 25, 2010
Los Angeles County Sup. Mike Antonovich and state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada) on Saturday are scheduled to headline the first La Cañada Presbyterian Church Wellness Fair. Stephanie Edwards, the TV personality and long-time host of the Tournament of Roses Parade, will serve as emcee. The event, which is being cosponsored by Southern California Presbyterian Homes, a healthcare and social services provider for senior citizens, will feature free screenings for blood pressure, body fat, hearing, balance and osteoporosis.
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By Seth Amitin | January 21, 2010
Despite the heavy rains and evacuations the day before, area residents turned out for the American Red Cross? Fourth Annual Battle of the Badges blood drive held at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff?s Station Tuesday. The Battle of the Badges is a month-long blood donation drive, held by the Red Cross, pitting the Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Department against the Los Angeles County Fire and Los Angeles Police departments and other law enforcement agencies to see who can get the most donations.
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By Seth Amitin | January 21, 2010
Before the storm evacuation center opened for a second time this week, at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, La Cañada High officials had been working with the American Red Cross to ensure a smooth transition and as small an impact as possible on the students. The school’s south gym and adjacent basketball courts are housing the evacuation center while the rest of the campus remains unaffected. Students attend their classes on their regular schedule. “[La Cañada High has]
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By Seth Amitin | December 14, 2009
(UPDATE) No residents spent the night at the evacuation center set up at La Cañada High after mandatory evacuations were announced Saturday night, officials with the American Red Cross said Sunday. An advancing storm, the third in a series this week, prompted the National Weather Service to issue flash flood warnings at 6 p.m. Saturday. Shortly afterward the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works to call for the mandatory evacuations of unspecified properties adjacent to the Station fire burn area that were in the path of potential mudslides and debris flow.
NEWS
October 1, 2009
Flu shots offered at Crescenta-Cañada Y Flintridge Pharmacy will be providing flu shots at the Crescenta Cañada YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada between the hours of 10 a.m. and noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The shots are free for those with Medicare with no HMO, otherwise the cost is $25. For more information, or to make an appointment, call Nancy Turney at (818) 790-0123, ext. 225.   La Cañada resident heads to Samoa La Cañada resident and disaster action team duty officer Cathy Sproule is being deployed by the American Red Cross to American Somoa where she will assist with humanitarian efforts in the wake of the tsunami.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 5, 2009
AUDITIONS Foothill Summer Theatre — March 7 . Auditions for Foothill Summer Theatre’s “Godspell” mark the program’s 27th season. Auditions will be held for the program March 7 at Flintridge Preparatory School. The program will run from June 22 through Aug. 2 at La Cañada High School from 1 until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The tuition per student is $1,000 and each student is also responsible for $200 in ad sales for the show’s program book.
NEWS
July 17, 2008
The San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross on July 1 announced its new noard of directors. The board is comprised of six new community leaders and eight continuing members. The new members are: Fernando Del Rio of Dome Enterprises, James Drinkard of White Memorial Medical Center, Robin Fordyce of Commerce Construction Co., Maxine Harris of Whittier Trust Company, Dr. Gary Thomas of Arcadia and Linda Marsh of AHMC Healthcare Inc. in Alhambra.
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