Santa Clarita's Annual 'Hearts for Heroes' Join Prayer Angels for the Military and the kids of SCV to make Valentine’s Day cards for our Heroes: Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, wounded warriors, veterans, firefighters and law enforcement. Taking place on Saturday, January 29, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Community Center at 22421 Market St. in Newhall (behind the Metrolink Station).
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Boys & Girls Club
SCV Boys & Girls Club Members Take Part in Major Announcement Six members from the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley had their moment in the spotlight on Tuesday, November 30, when they attended an announcement organized by Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Denzel Washington, who has served as a national spokesperson for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America since 1992, announced that actress/singer Jennifer Lopez would join him as the first female spokesperson for the Club. The announcement commemorated the 20th anniversary of the name change from the B... Read More >>
College of the Canyons
Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons to hold Open House Community members are invited to attend an Open House at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center located on the College of the Canyons Valencia campus. The event, which will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, January 25, will provide prospective students with information about the bachelor’s and master’s degree programs offered through the Center by partner institutions.
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Dianne Curtis Receives the Prestigious Minerva Award in Rome Dianne Curtis was awarded the prestigious Minerva Award, in Rome, Italy in November of 2010. Curtis, a member of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley and President of Zonta International (ZI), is the first American recipient. Established in 1983, the Minerva is awarded annually to remarkable women working in the fields of Entrepreneurship and Management, Scientific Research, Arts, Literary and Social Commitment and recognizes women who strive to instill new knowledge, new values, and new pass... Read More >>
Relay for Life The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is coming again to Santa Clarita. Our 2011 event will be held on May 21 and 22 at Central Park in Saugus. The Relay for Life celebrates those who have won their battle with cancer, to fight back for those who continue to battle and to remember those we have lost to cancer.
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News From the SCV-Newhall Optimist Club - Jan 2011 As Santa Claus, my husband would say “Ho, Ho, Ho and Happy Holidays.” Most of you know that Mike has played Santa Claus for years and during the last couple of years has had to give it up because of his health. Well we are so fortunate because the doctors gave the okay for him to do it once again. So with toys and good wishes in hand, the members of the SCV-Newhall Optimist Club and members from other Optimist clubs trekked out to Wayside Honor Ranch for the 17th annual “Santa’s Ma... Read More >>
Featuring five new inductees and a special keynote presentation from legendary former NFL quarterback Joe Kapp, the bi-annual College of the Canyons Athletic Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony will take place Thursday, January 20, at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. The 2011 class of inductees includes:
Underdogs Education has been in the news quite a bit in the last few years, mainly bad news. Not just national and state but here in our valley. Once in awhile something comes along that is good. I recently saw a clip that film makers Ramon Hamilton and Jennifer Fischer of Think Ten Media Group and Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival are making. It is a documentary called Underdogs.
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Henry Mayos Gift of Life
Henry Mayo's Community Tree Lighting A Huge Success Rain couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of guests at the 25th annual Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Community Tree Lighting held on the hospital’s campus on Sunday, December 5. The free event drew hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley residents with its festive blend of holiday entertainment, crafts, and food. Laura Rivera of Canyon Country watched with a smile as her daughter, Dominique had a Christmas tree painted on her face by debutantes from Henry Mayo‘s Silver Rose Guild.
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ZOE Children’s Homes
ZOE Aids in U.S. Fight against Human Trafficking The New Year rushes in, carrying with it hopes, opportunities and possibly pounds to lose. People release the past, wipe slates clean and jump into January focused on their futures. There are probably as many goals being set for 2011 as there are individuals setting them. However, victims of human trafficking all share a common dream each year: finding the road to freedom and safety. Thanks to rescue efforts by local government and law enforcement officials and supporting efforts by ZOE ... Read More >>
A Note from The Publishers - JANUARY 2011 The New Year is here, and with that comes a time to reflect on our efforts of the past and look ahead to new opportunities. Just last month we celebrated The Magazine of Santa Clarita and its birth 20 years ago. We can’t help but be amazed at how time has flown by so quickly as we revisit the happenings of the past 20 years. Never could we have imagined the relationships that we have established through our publication. We want to thank everyone who attended our 20-year celebration and... Read More >>
Show Your Support in 2011 and Give The New Year is here, and with that comes a time to reflect and a time to look ahead. Our hope is that the New Year promises to be more prosperous than the last. Despite the hardship our economy is facing, we all can give something back. Showing your support through donations can help build a community by helping those less fortunate. Whether it’s monetary or volunteering time, helping our local non-profit organizations can make a difference, and the opportunities are endless. Let’ ... Read More >>
Frankie and Johnny
REP's Seventh Season to Launch with Frankie and Johnny The Repertory East Playhouse will open its 2011 Season with Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, by Terrence McNally and sponsored by Mission View Public Schools. “This is an amazing piece of theatre, and a challenge for us. We are all very excited for this production,” says Co-Artistic Director Ovington Michael Owston. Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune opens Friday January 21 with an opening Night Gala. Join us for a complimentary wine and cheese reception at 7 p.m., sponsor... Read More >>
We are pleased to feature Captain Paul Becker and some of the local sheriffs showing their support for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Foundation “Be Our Star” program on the cover of this issue of The Magazine of Santa Clarita. Please join us in showing your support and becoming a star, helping keep Santa Clarita one of the safest communities in California. On the Cover Front Row (L-R) Sergeant Mike Wright, Sergeant Rich Cohen, Deputy Scott Shoemaker, Deputy Margarita Parra, Capta
Join us on February 11, 2011 Principal for a DaCommunity leaders and parents are invited to spend the morning shadowing a local public school principal or district administrator by registering for the upcoming Principal for a Day event, sponsored annually by the SCV Education Foundation. This year’s event is scheduled for Friday, February 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The day kicks-off with each participant spending a couple of hours with their chosen principal or district leader, followed by a catered luncheon with all pr ... Read More >>
Canyon Theatre Guild
Willy Wonka's World Is Pure Imagination Roald Dahl’s story of Willy Wonka, the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir, comes to life in the Canyon Theatre Guild’s production of Willy Wonka which features songs from the original movie, Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory which starred Gene Wilder. Tim McGowan plays Willy Wonka, the famous, eccentric, whimsical and occasionally sinister candy wizard, who welcomes us into his world of amazing sweets.
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Prayer Angels for the Military
Packing with Love Prayer Angels Sends Love and So Much More Overseas to Our Troops Prayer Angels for the Military has approximately 25 members which include wives, mothers, fathers, family and friends of military personnel, veterans’ wives and others who share the same passion of praying for and supporting our Troops. Schools, churches, employee groups, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, the Boys’ and Girls’ Club and other youth groups continue to join in their card and letter writing efforts to boost the morale of our troops overseas and in hospitals.
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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead Nothing lasts forever, though sometimes we’d like to think it would – especially if it is a good thing, something that benefits many. A good thing is what Betty Ferguson Foundation (BFF) has been… and in some respects will continue to be.