Tag: Children’s Chain

Edie Frère reflects on her years on Larchmont

Edie Frère reflects on her years on Larchmont

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Edie Frère has been a fixture in the Larchmont community for most of her life. She grew up in homes on Third Avenue in Wilshire Park and McCadden Place in Hancock Park, has lived for many years on Las Palmas Avenue in Hancock Park, and this coming October will celebrate the 30th anniversary of her […]

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Around the Town: Fundraising events have been impacted by pandemic

Around the Town: Fundraising events have been impacted by pandemic

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Every spring, the ladies of Larchmont lunch and bid on donated extravagant safaris and trips, art, and jewelry. It sounds frivolous, but for children’s charities, these events provide a financial lifeline that makes their various missions possible. All of these events have been cancelled or postponed. The marginalized youth of our city are going to […]

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Around the Town: Galas, concert and scholarships toast the season

Around the Town: Galas, concert and scholarships toast the season

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) rolled out the red carpet for Music Director Designate Jaime Martin, welcoming him prior to the launch of his tenure next fall, and honored Margaret Batjer on her 20 years as LACO concertmaster at its annual concert gala May 2 at the downtown InterContinental Hotel. The evening’s musical centerpiece, led […]

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Hilary Crahan puts volunteerism front and center in her life

Hilary Crahan puts volunteerism front and center in her life

| August 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

When it comes to community and charitable involvement, the younger generation seems to be picking up where the older generation left off. At least, that’s the case for Hilary Crahan. Her mother, current Windsor Square resident and previous “Woman of Larchmont” Michele McGarry Crahan, served in the Junior League of Los Angeles, volunteered for Children’s […]

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Academy-studded gala, Havana, Hollyhock, Lincoln, tea and more

Academy-studded gala, Havana, Hollyhock, Lincoln, tea and more

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

There is not an organization, a gaggle of friends or lovers of beauty and style in our ’hood that does not look forward to the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) Museum’s spectacular annual exhibition of “The Art of Motion Picture Costume Design.” The gala opening was held in February at the downtown campus […]

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Children’s Chain luncheon helped hospital

Children’s Chain luncheon helped hospital

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

A group of 10 members of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles support group, Children’s Chain (“a chain is as strong as its weakest link”) organized a luncheon and fashion show to benefit the hospital at the end of May. The 59-year-old group’s event featured a talk by interior (and fashion) designer Mark D. Sikes. A […]

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