Tag: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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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Pets of Larchmont: Therapy dogs lead the pack in Children’s Hospital program

Pets of Larchmont: Therapy dogs lead the pack in Children’s Hospital program

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wrigley takes his job as a therapy dog at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) “very seriously,” says his owner, Kate Buhrmaster. The eight-year-old Bernese mountain dog is among 127 “volunteer” dogs in the therapy program at CHLA. “He’s visited with — and hopefully helped lift the spirits of — thousands of people over the past […]

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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: Reserve Corps honored; all aboard USS Iowa; NGA appreciation

Around the Town: Reserve Corps honored; all aboard USS Iowa; NGA appreciation

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Who would give up his or her weekends for no pay after months of grueling training? Some might do it for the excitement and adventure, but for the brave Angelenos, the motivation is a sense of duty to assist in doing what each can for community safety. Such is the mission of the Los Angeles […]

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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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Tweens’ vintage pop-up raises funds for Children’s Hospital

Tweens’ vintage pop-up raises funds for Children’s Hospital

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Junior Ambassadors Evvie Juda, 11, and Pippa Tarses, 9, held a vintage pop-up benefiting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles last month at WO•LA studio, 7944 W. Third St. The pair collected stacks of clothes from friends and parents as part of Junior Ambassador Action Day at their school, Center for Early Education. Each item of clothing […]

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