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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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Alexandria House among beneficiaries of NGA party goers

Alexandria House among beneficiaries of NGA party goers

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“It’s a party! — for a cause,” exclaimed Kiel FitzGerald and Olivia Kazanjian, co-chairs of Needlework Guild of America, describing Hancock Park’s gala held at the Tagylan Complex on Vine St. on Feb. 24. So many in our neighborhood know that, when they come to this annual event, they are guaranteed to have FUN while […]

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Hollygrove’s Norma Jean Gala is set for May 18

Hollygrove’s Norma Jean Gala is set for May 18

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Uplift Family Services at Hollygrove will hold its sixth annual Norma Jean Gala Thurs., May 18 at the W Hollywood Hotel. Dinner, entertainment and inspiration are on the bill. Hollygrove’s most famous alumna, Norma Jean Baker, was under the agency’s care as a child before she came to be known as Marilyn Monroe. Celebrating 150th […]

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