February 1, 2007
Pasadena Guild of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles introduced a group of young women who will be 2007 June Ball Debutantes at a tea held just before Christmas. The June Ball is one of two major fund-raising events conducted by the group each year. It will support the Guild's current combination project in developmental biology as well as a suite in the Center for Newborn and Infant Critical Care in the New Hospital Building of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Active, sustaining and associate members of the Guild attended the annual event, held at the San Marino home of Margot Milias . The formal tea honored the young women, their mothers and grandmothers.
December 21, 2006
Following a time-honored tradition, on Saturday, Dec.30, members of the venerable La Cañada Thursday Club will proudly present nine young women as their newest Les Fleurettes Debutantes. The Bal Blanc de Noel, a black-tie event, will be held at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The Thursday Club, established in 1912, created the Les Fleurettes program in 1951 for daughters, granddaughters and nieces of club members. While the Bal Blanc de Noel is the culmination and celebration of an 18-month program of community and social service, cultural, personal development and etiquette lessons, it is the hope of the Thursday Club that they will take lessons learned in the program and continue to contribute to society by volunteering and serving their communities in years to come.
October 17, 2006
At almost the same day and hour every year, there is a group of 30 young women whose adrenaline collectively rises and stays that way for a few minutes. And, at almost the same time every year, there is a group of seven girls out of that group of 30 whose adrenaline collectively rises and stays that way for months afterward. Monday morning, each of the 30 finalists stood on footsteps at the south end of Tournament House leading to a grassy area, facing the various television and newspaper cameras.
June 15, 2006
In a ceremony honoring its 74 graduating seniors, recognizing students of special distinction and featuring the Leader of the African Province of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Sr. Cecilia Nya of Lagos, Nigeria, as its commencement speaker, Mayfield Senior School graduated the Class of 2006 on Sunday, June 4. Per tradition, the graduates wore white dresses and carried bouquets of long stemmed red roses as they processed across the school's North...
June 1, 2006
The San Marino Chapter of the National Charity League held its 45th Annual Debutante Ball in the Ballroom of the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel, in Beverly Hills on Dec. 22, 2005. One La Canada girl, Laura Elizabeth Dwyer, was honored with the class of 2005 Ticktockers who have volunteered six years and 17,246 hours of community service. The 23 young women have completed their hours of volunteer work at 19 philanthropies in San Marino and neighboring communities. Some of the agencies served include Almansor Center, Armory Center for the Arts, LAC/USC Medical Center, Pasadena Humane Society, Villa Esperanza, San Marino and South Pasadena public libraries, Pasadena Senior Center, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Ability First and Kidspace Museum.
October 13, 2005
Thirty-three finalists vying for a position for the 2006 Tournament of Roses Royal Court gathered at the Wrigley mansion in Pasadena, Monday morning, to learn who among them had been selected for the seven member royal court. When all was said and done, two of the young women making the court attend Flintridge Preparatory School in La Cañada Flintridge and are close friends. Rachel Geragos, 17, of Altadena, and Michelle Corral, 18, of San Marino, are the new royals who attend Flintridge Prep.