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May 11, 2006
In honor of Mother's Day, the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA is inviting mothers and daughters to attend Ladies Tea this Friday, May 12 from noon to 2 p.m., featuring English afternoon tea, assorted food and live entertainment. "This is an opportunity for mothers and daughters to spend time together in celebration of Mother's Day while enjoying some refreshing tea and taking in all the festivities of our Ladies Tea event," said Nancy Turney, senior activities director at the Crescenta-Canada YMCA.
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By Yasmin Nouh | July 16, 2009
What happens if you covered your arm with a bag of Crisco oil, and stuck it into a bucket filled with ice? You would feel nothing, like a sea lion in the cooler waters of the North Pacific. Do you think you can get yourself out of an alligator?s mouth? Probably not, because at 3,500 pounds, the force of its bite is equivalent to that of a car landing on top of you. Those are some of the things that Glendale resident Anne Beckner learned while in preparation for the LA Zoo?s special event, World Music Night, Tuesday evening, which focused on animals from all over the world.
FEATURES
February 15, 2007
The Mothers and Daughters of National Charity League, Inc., Glendale Chapter, were treated to an inspiring presentation by acclaimed speaker, author, and television personality Dr. Dale Atkins, who shared her tips for balanced living in today's busy world, at their February 8 meeting. NCL President Vikki Mele was honored to have Dr. Dale share observations and advice from her newest book, "Sanity Savers: Tips for Women to Lead a Balanced Life." Dr Dale, as she is known to audiences across America, calls on 25 years of experience as a psychologist to help women cope with life's challenges, from the light hearted to life challenging.
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September 11, 2008
Student exchange group to meet AFS Intercultural Programs (formerly the American Field Service) student exchange information for La Cañada High School students for the summer of 2009 is available now and can be picked up at the LCHS Career Resource Center. A meeting to inform parents and students of the application procedures and the programs available will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the LCHS Information Resource Center. All interested students and parents are urged to attend.
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By Robin Goldsworthy | June 22, 2006
Having a "drill sergeant" holler at you at 5:30 in the morning to get moving is without question one sure way to lose weight and tone up ? or else. But this heavy handed method is not always attractive to women who want a solid workout but without the shouting. Adrian Pietrariu, founder of West Coast Boot Camp, understands this hesitation and has partnered with sisters Lisanne Kern and Crista Murray to create a special women's only, six-week session beginning on Monday, June 26. The workouts will begin at 9 a.m. and are being held at the Rose Bowl on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 9, 2006
It can truly be said that there are many people in this area who are making a difference in the lives of others, and many who are making in difference in the world of the arts, but Hilary Thomas is doing both. Seven years ago, Hilary founded Lineage Dance, which presents dance performances as fundraisers for charitable causes around the country. Hilary and her dance corps have raised nearly $100,000 for organizations such as the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance, the MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Hope and Light Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, the Constance G. Zahorik Breast Center at Huntington Hospital, Young & Healthy, Five Acres and many other important health, educational, arts and social service agencies.
FEATURES
April 19, 2007
A beautiful spring morning with weather made to order was not the only thing celebrated by the National Charity League Inc., Glendale Chapter at its final fundraiser of the year, the 5K Walk-n-Talk, which took place on Saturday, March 31 in Brand Park. Well over 200 Patronesses, Ticktockers, Sustainers, Associates, YWCA of Glendale Board members and friends participated in the event, which began with an energizing 5K walk through Kenneth Village and surrounding neighborhoods, and concluded with a picnic feast catered by Corner Bakery, enjoyed under the shady trees.
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July 20, 2006
National Charity League Inc., Glendale Chapter's Class of 2009 chose to assist at the Special Olympics of Southern California during the Summer Games in Long Beach as the group's chapterwide project for 2006. Tenth grade Ticktockers created and oversaw the game and activity booths located in the Olympic Village on Saturday, June 17, with each girl donating at least six hours of volunteer time toward the preparation and supervision of the project. Ticktockers and patronesses from the other grade levels worked a minimum three-hour shift either at the track and field events or at the game booths in the Olympic Village.
FEATURES
September 14, 2006
National Charity League Inc., Glendale Chapter has announced its board of directors for the upcoming year. Celebrating at a festive brunch held at the lovely La Cañada home of Jeanne McLaughlin, incoming president Vikki Mele thanked the ladies who have volunteered to serve on the 2006-07 board. The executive board includes Vikki Mele, 2006-07 President; Adele Wolff, Past President; Mary Manning, President Elect; Dawn Petersen-Amend, 1st VP-Membership; Allison Barnes, 2nd VP-Ticktockers; Grace Chang, 3rd VP-Philanthropy; Ellen Turner, 4th VP-Ways & Means; Rose Fox, 5th VP-Program; Deanna Bushman, 6th VP-Standards; Cheryl Speer, 7th VP-Presentation; Tori McCullough, Recording Secretary; Carol Heyes, Corresponding Secretary; Jeanne McLaughlin, Treasurer; and Stephanie Kambe, Financial Secretary.
FEATURES
March 29, 2007
National Charity League Inc., Glendale Chapter honored its high school senior members, the Ticktocker Class of 2007, at the Huntington Ritz Carlton in Pasadena on Saturday, March 10. The annual senior presentation is held in recognition of the many hours these young women have dedicated to community service through National Charity League during their six years as Ticktockers. The twenty-eight young women honored included Naceam Abyane, Christina Barsamian, Rachel Bushman, Julia Bywater, Ashlee Chan, Lisa Cramoline, Melissa Curtis, Kelley Fox, Molly Gallagher, Jacquelyn Gorsh, Rachel Hahn, Lacy Hannah, Diane Kerchof, Ashley Kokawa, Elizabeth Lazier, Margaret Malloy, Cassandra Mele, Kristen Oechsel, Elizabeth Ortiz, Christina Penido, Tessa Plaschke, Rebecca Powell, Keaton Ray, Courtney Sarian, Marika Schulhof, Kjirsten Speer, Rebecca Springer and Sara Wolff.
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By Yasmin Nouh | July 16, 2009
What happens if you covered your arm with a bag of Crisco oil, and stuck it into a bucket filled with ice? You would feel nothing, like a sea lion in the cooler waters of the North Pacific. Do you think you can get yourself out of an alligator?s mouth? Probably not, because at 3,500 pounds, the force of its bite is equivalent to that of a car landing on top of you. Those are some of the things that Glendale resident Anne Beckner learned while in preparation for the LA Zoo?s special event, World Music Night, Tuesday evening, which focused on animals from all over the world.
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FEATURES
February 15, 2007
The Mothers and Daughters of National Charity League, Inc., Glendale Chapter, were treated to an inspiring presentation by acclaimed speaker, author, and television personality Dr. Dale Atkins, who shared her tips for balanced living in today's busy world, at their February 8 meeting. NCL President Vikki Mele was honored to have Dr. Dale share observations and advice from her newest book, "Sanity Savers: Tips for Women to Lead a Balanced Life." Dr Dale, as she is known to audiences across America, calls on 25 years of experience as a psychologist to help women cope with life's challenges, from the light hearted to life challenging.
NEWS
May 11, 2006
In honor of Mother's Day, the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA is inviting mothers and daughters to attend Ladies Tea this Friday, May 12 from noon to 2 p.m., featuring English afternoon tea, assorted food and live entertainment. "This is an opportunity for mothers and daughters to spend time together in celebration of Mother's Day while enjoying some refreshing tea and taking in all the festivities of our Ladies Tea event," said Nancy Turney, senior activities director at the Crescenta-Canada YMCA.
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