“Go to Jail. Go directly to Jail. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200.” One of the most well known directives in board game history comes to life as the SCV School & Business Alliance prepares for its fourth installment of Monopoly® Mania. Participants in the annual game-fest, the Alliance’s signature fundraiser, spend a lively evening buying, selling, a ... Read More >>
Eternal Valley Memorial Park
2008 Memorial Day Tribute to Veterans The distinctive sound and appearance of World War II vintage aircraft flying overhead will mark the commencement of the twentieth annual Tribute to Veterans on Memorial Day, Monday May 26. Over a thousand Santa Clarita Valley residents, many dressed in red, white and blue, will gather beneath the towering oaks and on the surrounding grassy hills of Eternal Valley Memorial Cemetery for the Memorial Day Tribute to Veterans. This year’s tribute will be dedicated to America’s ... Read More >>
The Memorial Garden Tour
The Memorial Garden Tour The third annual “Memorial Garden Tour” will be held on Sunday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. At this time we have approximately eight showcase gardens assembled that are scattered throughout Santa Clarita Valley.
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Making a Difference In honor of National Volunteer Recognition Week April 27 to May 2, the Volunteer Resource Center of the Santa Clarita Valley is celebrating the contributions of all of its volunteers. Here are three examples of local residents making a difference in our community by giving their time, talent and energy:
Zontian Discussion on Trafficking and Violence Against Women Presenting Our Community, Our World, the panel left the audience of fellow Zontians and other guests in the Los Angeles area with an awareness of trafficking and violence against women that affects women and girls. Zonta’s mission is to improve the lives of women and awareness of these issues can empower us to move toward action that can affect a change.
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Alice in Wonderland
The Santa Clarita Ballet Showcases a June Production with Something for Everyone The Santa Clarita Ballet will present two captivating ballet programs during the weekend of June 21 and 22 at the Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. “Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass” will be offered as a matinee on both Saturday and Sunday afternoons. On both nights, The Company will present three brilliant selections for The Evening Program, complete with two new works, “Kingdom of the Shades” and a new theater dance piece, ... Read More >>
Message from the City Manager -May 2008 It’s true! April showers (and a few more this winter) really do bring May flowers and lots of them! It is my pleasure to provide you with monthly updates on some of the major issues, programs and projects happening here in the community this spring.
A Note From the Publishers-May 2008 If the magazine seems a little heavier (thicker?) to you this month, you’re right. It’s partially because of the success of our Ladies in Business feature, our annual Medical Guide and all of the exciting non-profit events coming up this month.
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Our cover story this month features the very popular Frontier Toyota/Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital “Drive Safe” Golf Classic, which returns to the Valencia Country Club on May 17. Now in its 35th year, proceeds from the event will benefit emergency and trauma services at Henry Mayo. Nearly $280,000 was raised in 2007.
Register Now for the 7th Annual Fight It 5K The signature fundraising event for the Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund (BMCF) takes place annually in May in the Santa Clarita Valley and is produced by the SCV Jaycees. The 7th Annual “Fight It! 5K” will be held on Saturday, May 17. This competitive run/walk takes place on the cross country course through Central Park in Santa Clarita." Last year, the event raised $20,000.
Get Your Passport to Relay For Life! Now that May has arrived, Relay For Life is just around the corner. Have you made your plans to participate in the American Cancer Society’s signature outdoor fundraiser?
Going for the Green at the Zonta Golf Tournament The Zonta Golf Tournament, held on Monday, May 19, will feature a shotgun start at 10 a.m. at the Valley Course at Robinson Ranch. The event will include 18 holes of golf, a tasty barbecue lunch, a hosted cocktail hour and awards dinner, which includes trophies for Best Men’s, Best Women’s and Best Teams. A raffle for sports prizes and a live auction featuring a weeklong stay at a beautiful beach home in Maui will also be presented. It will be an event you won’t wan ... Read More >>
Feeling Lucky? "Drop" $20 To Win $50,000 You don’t need to be a golfer to win big at the 35th Annual Frontier Toyota/Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital “Drive Safe” Golf Classic at Valencia Country Club on May 17. A $50,000 Helicopter Golf Ball Drop will also take place at the event.
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Polar Plunge Benefits Special Olympics in SCV Get ready for Freezin’ for a Reason! The Third Annual Law Enforcement Polar Plunge, benefiting Special Olympics, will take place on Saturday, May 3 at 9 a.m. at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor. The Polar Plunge is hosted by Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley and local Law Enforcement Agencies. Over 100 people are scheduled to jump in the wave pool to raise $100 each in donations for Special Olympics. Why take a dip into Hurricane Harbors Wave Pool with many other men,... Read More >>
Micheal Hoefflin Foundation
Hope and Humor Chris and Kathy Riley’s son, Peter, was in every way a normal five year old. Easy going, happy-go-lucky and smart, Peter was well liked and had an irreverently funny sense of humor. When the headaches started, Kathy and Chris were assured by their pediatrician that they were “normal migraines.” But Kathy knew that there had to be more. Her little boy was racked with pain and nausea, falling asleep from exhaustion. Finally they had an answer to thei ... Read More >>