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On the Town: Young kidney patients celebrate at annual prom

The Renal Support Network’s 19th annual Renal Teen prom drew more than 200 young people from 12 to 24 years old with kidney disease. This past Sunday, the Glendale Hilton ballroom was decorated Calypso-style with tropical decor, dancing, a photo booth and renal-friendly food such as apples and...

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  • On the Town: Valentine’s event takes to the high seas

    On the Town: Valentine’s event takes to the high seas

    Happy Valentine’s Day to the Founders Guild at Adventist Health Glendale. On Friday, guild members extended their own Valentine wishes to guests at a “Be Our Valentine” luncheon starring the “The Love Boat’s” Bernie Kopell and author and Glendale’s own Jeraldine Saunders. The Oakmont Country Club...

  • On the Town: Agape Circle supports nonprofits in Glendale and Armenia

    On the Town: Agape Circle supports nonprofits in Glendale and Armenia

    I was recently introduced to the women’s charitable group the Agape Circle of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church, which raises funds to benefit nonprofits here and in Armenia. Agape takes its name from the Greek word meaning universal, selfless, unconditional love that transcends and serves...

  • On the Town: Indian-themed fundraiser helps support local homeless services

    On the Town: Indian-themed fundraiser helps support local homeless services

    Before Ascencia’s big gala, organizers cleverly popped up with the idea of a pop-up shop to help supporters indulge in Indian accessories for the evening. A smattering of those planning to attend the gala showed up on Jan. 20 at the Ascencia office in Glendale. Looking over Indian-themed jewelry,...

  • On the Town: Breakfast with Santa serves up a merry, good time

    On the Town: Breakfast with Santa serves up a merry, good time

    This year, the sold-out “Breakfast With Santa” at the La Crescenta Woman’s Club on Dec. 9 was upstaged by a 2-year-old chinchilla named Tiger. Tiger, along with more than 500 more animals, were displaced by the Creek Fire during which the Reptacular Animal Ranch in Sylmar went up in flames. Also...

  • On the Town: Young trio twirls toward Land of the Sweets

    On the Town: Young trio twirls toward Land of the Sweets

    Three area residents are dancing in an all new production of “The Nutcracker” at the Alex Theatre as part of the L.A. Youth Ballet, which is the advanced youth ensemble of the Los Angeles Ballet Academy, based in Encino. This world-premiere production set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score has been...

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