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February 15, 2007
The Kiwanis Travel Adventure Series resumes on Saturday night with a film entitled "The Real World of Fiji." The film will be narrated by the filmmaker, Rick Howard, who has produced several popular travel films exploring Southeast Asia and the islands of the South Pacific. The film will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Flintridge Preparatory School, which is located at the corner of Foothill Blvd. and Crown Ave. in La Cañada Flintridge. Pre-program entertainment featuring Tom Burrows piano melodies will begin at 7:10 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door and are $8. Fiji is a zesty blend of cultures in a heavenly setting.
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By Seth Amitin | May 14, 2009
As a gift to all of the donors to the Beeve Foundation over the past year, founder Dr. Jerry Beeve brought back with him a little surprise from Fiji. Theresa Narayan, a Fiji native and recipient of one of the Beeve Foundation’s surgeries, spoke to a crowd at Oakmont Country Club on Saturday to talk about the joy of having full vision again after her eye surgery. “Before [my surgery], I had lost hope,” Narayan said. “I thought I’d never see again.
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By Erna Taylor-Stark | July 5, 2007
Verdugo Hills Hospital was host and part of a philanthropic endeavor to save the vision of a young Fijian woman late last month. On June 22, 18-year-old Vaseva Luita from Fiji successfully had a hemangioma removed from her right cheek at VHH. A hemangioma is an abnormal build up of blood vessels in the skin causing an outward eruption ? in this case threatening Luita's sight. The surgery was performed by eye physician and surgeon William Fein, M.D., assisted by eye physician and surgeon, Jerome E. Beeve, M.D., F.A.C.
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By Monica Lee | April 23, 2009
Upon first impression, Teresa Narayan is a bright and attractive young Fijian; she has the whole world ahead of her, with seemingly little to worry about. Yet, her warm smile and twinkling eyes hide the struggles and pains that plagued her since childhood. ?My vision started getting blurry when I was about 9 years old,? said Narayan. ?From then on, it became more and more difficult to see.? Narayan suffered from keratoconus, a condition in which the cornea is in the abnormal shape of a cone, instead of a sphere.
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August 13, 2009
Guy Silliman recently married Michelle Little. The wedding ceremony took place at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church in La Cañada Flintridge and the officiant was Monsignor James Gehl. A reception held at Annandale Golf Club in Pasadena included many out-of-town guests as well as friends and family of the honored couple. Michelle is the daughter of Ann Little of Anaheim Hills and Dennis Little of Las Vegas. She is a graduate of El Dorado High School in Placentia and University of Southern California.
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June 3, 2010
Dr. Jerold Beeve and his wife Dorothy Beeve , of La Cañada Flintridge, were each awarded one of 100 Ellis Island Medals of Honor presented in May by the National Ethnic Coalition. The couple are founders of the Beeve Foundation for World Eye and Health Care Inc., which to date has made 19 trips to the Fiji islands to provided eye care to Fijians suffering from severe eye disorders. The Beeves discovered the need for the medical services when they were celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary in Fiji.
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January 5, 2006
Suzanna Yu, a student at La Cañada High School, participated in a World Horizons International community service trip to Palmares, Costa Rica during July 2005. As a member of a group of 12 students, Yu contributed approximately 100 hours of service to the village. While living in Palmares for four weeks, service included setting up and running day camp activities for young children, establishing a garden at a local school and helping to paint the school building. World Horizons International provided the materials for these projects.
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By Robin Goldsworthy | February 2, 2006
Dorothy and Jerold Beeve and six other team members will leave Los Angeles for the Fiji Islands on Saturday. Not a vacation, the La Cañada Flintridge couple will be going to paradise work. This will be the 16th trip for ophthalmologist and surgeon Jerold Beeve and his wife Dorothy, who first visited the islands for 16th trip to the islands since taking a trip there for their 25th wedding anniversary in 1989. They discovered more than paradise in Fiji, learning of a population suffering from a variety of ocular maladies.
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October 25, 2007
Newcomers hold progressive dinner At a progressive dinner Oct. 13 members of the Newcomer’s Club members enjoyed appetizers at the home of Hailey and Frank Paton before moving onto several different homes in town to eat dinner. Afterward all reconvened for dessert at the home of Tina and Andy Daley . The La Cañada Newcomer’s Club is a social club for all La Cañada residents. For more information e-mail Susan Marki at smarki@charter.net or newcomerslcf@yahoo.
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By Seth Amitin | May 14, 2009
As a gift to all of the donors to the Beeve Foundation over the past year, founder Dr. Jerry Beeve brought back with him a little surprise from Fiji. Theresa Narayan, a Fiji native and recipient of one of the Beeve Foundation’s surgeries, spoke to a crowd at Oakmont Country Club on Saturday to talk about the joy of having full vision again after her eye surgery. “Before [my surgery], I had lost hope,” Narayan said. “I thought I’d never see again.
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February 15, 2007
The Kiwanis Travel Adventure Series resumes on Saturday night with a film entitled "The Real World of Fiji." The film will be narrated by the filmmaker, Rick Howard, who has produced several popular travel films exploring Southeast Asia and the islands of the South Pacific. The film will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Flintridge Preparatory School, which is located at the corner of Foothill Blvd. and Crown Ave. in La Cañada Flintridge. Pre-program entertainment featuring Tom Burrows piano melodies will begin at 7:10 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door and are $8. Fiji is a zesty blend of cultures in a heavenly setting.
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