The day begins at 11 a.m. with a social hour and viewing of raffle
prizes. Luncheon will follow. There will be a silent auction, prizes,
raffle baskets, a money tree and more. Entertainment will feature
Dennis Doyle, singer, harpist and teller of Irish tales in keeping
with the theme of the luncheon.
This event is the guild's only fundraiser. Thousands of dollars
have been donated to local and Catholic charities. The proceeds also
go to scholarships for winners of the writing award contests in
April. The Cabrini Literary Guild is also a member of the Glendale
Community Foundation. It is Glendale/Burbank-based but welcomes
members from other communities.
Tickets are $50. Reservations deadline is Monday and they can be
made by calling 244-9815.
shown at charity show
Oakmont League will have fashion designer Lourdes Chavez, who has
created fashions for TV shows like "Dynasty," present her designs at
the "Spring into Fashion" show and luncheon March 18 at the Sheraton
Universal Hotel in Universal City.
Topping the list of prizes are a trip to Hawaii and a 50/50 cash
drawing. The highlight of the many prizes in the silent auction is a
one-week vacation on Balboa Island. Special tables will be reserved
for gentlemen guests.
Chairwomen Jeri Benton and Barbara McCullough and their committee
are busy with preparations for this event.
Fashion designer Chavez will show her elegant and sophisticated
designs. She was sole designer for Travilla before opening her own
design house, Lourdes Chavez Collections. The award- winning Chavez
has created designs for several TV series including outfits worn by
Linda Evans on "Dynasty."
Oakmont League of Glendale is a philanthropic organization and all
proceeds from this event go to Glendale charities and scholarships.
Reservations deadline is March 15 and they can be made by calling
Barbara McCullough at 241-1821.
Residents attend hearing institute's benefit
Residents will attend the House Ear Institute's 26th annual
Benefit Gala on March 18 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Those
attending are Mark A. Pedowitz and Carolyn A. Martin, Mr. and Mrs.
Laurence G. Preble and Dr. and Mrs. Orrin Terry, all of La Canada
Flintridge, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Patterson of Glendale.
Proceeds go to hearing health research and children's programs at
the institute. Philanthropist Robert H. Ahmanson will be recognized
as Humanitarian of the Year for his support of the institute's
research programs through the Ahmanson Foundation.
For more information, call (213) 483-4431.
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph