Gatherings

Sorority holds spring meeting

Recently, Pi Beta Phi sorority celebrated their spring meeting and luncheon at the home of Nancy Gastil.

The Golden Arrows present (those who have been sorority members for 50 years or more) were awarded cookies in the shapes of arrows and hearts to commemorate the day.

The Glendale-La Cañada Pi Phis are organizing their annual fundraiser to support Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles. Besides donating new books and more than $400 each year to this cause they will also be visiting the hospital in March to read books to the patients as an addition to their literacy project. This is in conjunction with the National Day of Service for Pi Beta Phi.

Upcoming events for the Glendale-La Cañada Pi Phi’s include The Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship benefit luncheon on April 5 at the Oakmont Country Club, the Founders Day Luncheon in Pasadena on April 26 with the Pasadena club and the last meeting of the year on May 20 for dinner and the installation of the new officers.

All local Pi Phi’s are welcome. Call Ann at (818) 790-3485 for more information and reservations.

Woman’s Club plans show

The La Crescenta Woman’s Club is accepting reservations for their upcoming fashion show that is taking place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 15.

The event is being held at their clubhouse at 4004 La Crescenta Ave., in La Crescenta.

This year’s theme is “Passport to Fashion,” with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the YWCA of Glendale Domestic Violence Program and the American Cancer Society’s local services.

Tickets are $25 and can be reserved by calling Dea McCrory at (818) 368-9393. Reservations are required.

In other LCWC news, the club celebrated its 97th birthday recently with a bash that featured several past presidents as guests, the induction of new members and special music provided by Jon Karn, singing pastor of Light on the Corner Church in Montrose.

Art Association plans exhibit

The Sunland/Tujunga Art Association is presenting an art show/exhibit “Jewels of Our Foothills” that will launch at the McGroarty Arts Center in Tujunga.

The reception will be on March 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Arts Center located at 7570 McGroarty Terrace. The show will then travel to the La Cañada Flintridge Library in April; the Tujunga Library in May; the Montrose Library in June; ending at Bolton Hall Museum in Tujunga in July.

The art association boasts membership of artists from all over the Verdugo Hills area, from La Cañada Flintridge to Sunland, and into the San Fernando Valley.

For more information, contact Nancy Bearce at nancybear1@earthlink.net.


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