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Pitch in, help out with Big Sunday all month long in May

Pitch in, help out with Big Sunday all month long in May

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Month of Big Sundays (MoBS) is off and running with charity projects for everyone, every single day in May. Started in 1999 by Hancock Park resident David Levinson and about 300 others from his synagogue, Temple Israel of Hollywood, Big Sunday has morphed from a one-day event to year-round activities, with the emphasis on […]

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At Chevalier’s Books: Jo Haldeman returns to Larchmont

At Chevalier’s Books: Jo Haldeman returns to Larchmont

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Returning to a neighborhood where she lived and worked, Joanne (Jo) Horton Haldeman captivated a large crowd at Chevalier’s Books at the end of last month, just days after the publication of her book, “In the Shadow of the White House.” The book is a memoir of the Washington and Watergate years (between 1968 and […]

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Crafts, nature hikes and horses at Camp Enterprise Farms

Crafts, nature hikes and horses at Camp Enterprise Farms

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Enterprise Farms has offered a safe, fun-filled camp in the heart of Los Angeles (on the edge of Griffith Park and the Los Angeles River) for more than 20 years.  The camp is for riders of all (even non-) experienced levels, says Gene Gilbert, camp manager. Campers learn grooming, horsemanship and riding. A demonstration is […]

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‘Anyone can be a hero’ at Norma Jean Gala May 18

‘Anyone can be a hero’ at Norma Jean Gala May 18

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Matt Bomer and Simon Halls would drive by Hollygrove, the Los Angeles division of Uplift Family Services, on their way to take their three boys to school, and have long wanted to get involved with the nonprofit agency that supports 1,200 area at-risk children and teens and their families. “Our family is the centerpiece of […]

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Volunteer opportunities open to all at Big Sunday

Volunteer opportunities open to all at Big Sunday

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Big Sunday, an independent nonprofit organization, is gearing up to host its biggest event of the year, A Month of Big Sundays (also known as MoBS), which hosts and/or sponsors charity projects every single day of the month of May. One of the hardest things about volunteering is getting started. There are thousands of nonprofit […]

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Happy campers to even happier camp counselors

Happy campers to even happier camp counselors

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

I remember when I was a camper at Camp TIOH (Temple Israel of Hollywood). It was called Camp Simcha [“joy”] back then, which is exactly how camp made me feel. At 10 years old, there was nothing I enjoyed more than spending time with all my friends, playing games all day and hanging out with […]

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