It was a night of celebration on August 7th of this year at the beautiful Hyatt Regency in Valencia during the 3rd Annual SCV Leadership Awards presented by The Magazine of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Valley Industry Association, and SCV Chamber of Commerce.
Come join the American Heart Association for the 2014 Santa Clarita Heart Walk at the Westfield Valencia Town Center on September 20. The annual 5K, sponsored nationally by Subway and locally by Union Bank, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, UCLA Health and Huntington Hospital, aims to raise funds to fight heart disease and stroke – the nation’s number one and number four killers – while promoting healthy habits, such as walking, as a regular part of life.
Join Soroptimist of Greater Santa Clarita Valley, and returning Title Sponsor Comfort Keepers In-Home-Care, on Sunday, October 26 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. to sip wine, enjoy the sounds of live music, and savor tastings of delicious food, as you stroll many venues on Town Center Drive- all in support of health programs for women and girls.
Proceeds Benefit the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center, a Service of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital. Pink Ribbon Month: Oct 1-31: In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, everyone is invited to wear a pink ribbon during the month of October in honor of or in memory of someone they love. Pink Ribbon lapel pins can be purchased from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s gift shop, Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center, and other locations.
In the mid-1950s a teacher in Los Angeles saw children from one family coming to school on a rotating basis. She discovered that the children came to school based on whose turn it was to wear the clothes that day. That teacher was Ruth Ann Montgomery and she is the founder of Operation School Bell, the national philanthropic program for Assistance League. For the past 55 years her efforts, and the efforts of thousands of volunteers, have clothed over a million children in the United States.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present a collection of works by nationally renowned, Los Angeles-based public artist May Sun, as the first exhibition of the college’s upcoming 45th Anniversary year. Having been exhibited both nationally and internationally, Sun’s work is primarily based in sculpture, multi-media installation and photography.
The SCV Music Festival has announced the headliners for both Friday and Saturday nights at the 2014 Festival. Country artist Aaron Tippin will headline Friday, September 26 and legendary rockers Blue Oyster Cult will headline on Saturday September 27. Tippin has crusaded for the workingman and woman since he ripped country music wide open with his uncompromising You’ve Got To Stand For Something in 1991.
Our veterans. They are the men and women in uniform who unselfishly dedicate their lives and believe in our nation’s freedom. They are those who are courageous, brave and valiant, who have fought for liberty and freedom for all, defending our nation so that we may live in peace.
t will be an afternoon of dice rolling and good times as the MOMS Club of Castaic and Eleven12 Events present the 4th Annual Bunco for Hope Fundraiser to benefit Circle of Hope, Inc. The event will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia on September 21, and will go from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. “It will be a wonderful afternoon supporting a worthy cause: a fun day of Bunco, great food, amazing raffles/auctions, and feeling good about helping Circle of Hope,” states Jill Federman.
It’s been a scary year for LARC Ranch as the residential facility for developmentally disabled adults has dealt with a costly water crisis, so it’s only fitting that the 2014 LARC Ranch fundraiser has been transformed into a Halloween festival. But have no fear: The Oct. 26 fundraiser will feature food, games, music and fun for the whole family.
It was a packed office as over 40 students from China, more than 10 local students and several teachers visited our office last month. Students traveled from China to learn more about life at The Magazine of Santa Clarita and élite Magazine.
Get ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages! Circus Vargas will debut its most mind-blowing, highly anticipated spectacular ever! Join us, where the magic begins and the heart-pounding, death-defying action takes place! It’s awe-inspiring ‘Edge of your Seat’ excitement, all under the big top… where imagination comes to life and the world is full of possibility and wonder!
Do you dream of the perfect day with your golf club and that little white ball in the rolling green hills of Valencia? Well you can make your dream come true on Monday, September 15 by participating in the SCV Senior Center Golf Classic at TPC Valencia. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. What could be better than skipping a day of work to help raise funds for your very own community senior center?
Who says you can’t go home again? New musical adventures are always welcome, but so is a return to beloved favorites, and that’s what we have planned this season here at the Master Chorale. Plus, we hope this line-up of choral favorites will tempt those of you who have perhaps wanted to sing: auditions for the Master Chorale will be held on Saturday, September 13 beginning at 9 a.m. and you can learn more at our website, www.scmasterchorale.org.
Nestled along the 5 freeway is Stevenson Ranch and the Old Road, where many businesses and restaurants make their home. From salons to cleaning services, performing arts centers, retail stores and more, take a moment to get to know a little more about some of the businesses owners and their companies that we have highlighted.
It is always a joy to feature the children of the Michael Hoefflin Foundation in support of their popular Evening Under the Stars gala. We gathered the kids and snapped a photo at the beautiful Robinson Ranch Golf Course, where this year’s event will be held.
It was a day that changed the world. And one that we will never forget. Two planes were flown into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, another plane into the Pentagon and the fourth plane in the fields of Pennsylvania. Over 3,000 people lost their lives. September 11, 2001 is a day we will never forget.
A musical treat for young and old, the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, is returning to the Santa Clarita Valley! On Thursday, October 16, the West Ranch High School Music Department will proudly present, the most sought after Big Band in the world, the Glenn Miller Orchestra. The estate of Glenn Miller authorized the formation of the current Glenn Miller Orchestra back in 1956, due to the strong demand created by the box office hit, The Glenn Miller Story, starring Jimmy Stewart and June
Our hearts were filled with sadness as we learned of the passing of Santa Clarita’s Road Warrior, Connie Worden-Roberts. Connie played a huge role in the formation of the City of Santa Clarita and has done so much for our community. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time. Read about Connie’s life in our tribute on page 19.
September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is reminding everyone that while breakthrough therapies are saving lives, work still needs to be done to find cures – not someday, but today. Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer, and every ten minutes, someone loses their battle. More than 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with, or in remission from, a blood cancer. Unlike with other cancers, you cannot screen o
Get ready to celebrate with the Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley as they host their 11th Annual Bras for a Cause fundraiser to benefit Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center and Circle of Hope Inc. The event will be held at the picturesque Bridgeport Clubhouse in Valencia on Sunday, October 5 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The 6th annual 40 Under Forty Awards presented by the Santa Clarita Valley chapter of Junior Chamber International and The Magazine of Santa Clarita, along with support from our generous sponsors, is in full swing. This annual event recognizes 40 young adults in the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding cities who are notable business and community leaders. Previous honorees include young businessmen and women, entrepreneurs, and volunteers, all recognized for their dedication and excellent le
September is an exciting month for the gathering of believers at NorthPark. In the context of celebrating 20 years of loving God and people in the SCV, NorthPark is gearing up to reach for great things in the decades to come! NorthPark has spent 20 years reaching up to God, cultivating genuine, thriving and enduring faith. The natural result of this kind of faith is a sincere desire to reach out to others with God’s love. We’re refocusing on what’s really important so that our next 20 year
Have you been putting off getting the bachelor’s or master’s degree you need to advance in your career? Come to an Open House at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center located on the College of the Canyons Valencia campus and find out just how doable getting your degree really is!
She was a vital part of the formation of the City of Santa Clarita and has served on numerous committees and volunteered for many non profit organizations. It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Connie Worden-Roberts, as she passed away at the age of 83 last month. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time.
Kiki Hacker has been a resident of Santa Clarita for over 30 years. Since moving to the Valley, she has partnered, supported, donated and volunteered for many charities, including the College of the Canyons Foundation, Child and Family Center, The Michael Hoefflin Foundation, Boys and Girls Club, Domestic Violence Center, FRIENDZ, Henry Mayo Foundation, Carousel Ranch and the Painted Turtle.
Congregation Beth Shalom is a warm, welcoming and diverse Conservative synagogue with a-year tradition of outreach in our community and a modern and innovative approach to ritual, education, and community service. We offer membership without any financial barrier — if you wish to be part of our Congregation, pledge whatever you can to support our Sacred Community. All are welcome.
The ZONTA Club of Santa Clarita Valley is delighted to announce that it will honor both Dianne Curtis and Cheri Fleming at ZONTA’S 30th Annual Tribute Dinner on Friday, November 7, at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. Each year the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita pays tribute to outstanding community members who have made a significant difference in the lives women and girls.
Blue Shield of California Foundation announced a grant of $15,000 to the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley to support their capacity to provide critical services and shelter for survivors of abuse in Los Angeles County. These core operating funds offer the flexibility to respond to new demands and opportunities, so that the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley can continue to reach many of the most vulnerable Californians.
Curt Kravitz with Bay Equity Loans presents the 3rd Annual Comics For The Cause, to benefit The Youth Project. For one night only, veteran comedienne Cathy Ladman, will be joined on stage by popular comedy all-stars Ahmed Ahmed, star of TBS’s Sullivan and Son, and Bryan Callen from MadTV.
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