Communications skills are essential to establishing and maintaining positive relationships in every area of life. That's the premise behind the fourth in a series of free LifeForward workshops for local women sponsored by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
They are the "busy bees" of the Santa Clarita Valley, the hard-working volunteers credited with making the large number of nonprofits in the SCV successful.
Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley recently honored three SCV residents at the club's first awards ceremony held recently in the Oaks Grille at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
Dressed in their Sunday best, with tissues at the ready, seven mothers were honored by their Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Guild Silver Rose Debutante daughters during the 23rd Annual Mother Daughter Tea. Presentations ranged from original songs and poems to scrapbooks and gifts, all selected by the debutantes in appreciation of their mother's influence in their lives.
Art and music patrons are set to celebrate 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 29, as "Love is in the Air" - the annual benefit of the Santa Clarita Creative Guild - unfolds in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia.
The Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley recently held its annual awards breakfast at the Community Center in Newhall, honoring the recipients of the three awards sponsored by the club including the Women's Opportunity Award, the Women Making a Difference Award and the Violet Richardson Award.
It was a setting that befit the occasion, honoring two of the Santa Clarita Valley's most generous philanthropists - Harold and Jacquie Petersen of Valencia.
It was an evening of royalty and revelry as nearly 200 knights, ladies and courtiers joined the Santa Clarita Master Chorale in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia for the Fourth Annual Midwinter Madrigal Feast.
For 18 years, Alexandra Crowder didn't know which side her bread was buttered. She learned the answer during an etiquette class held for the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation Silver Rose Guild debutantes recently at Salt Creek Grille.
The stars and planets were in perfect alignment Saturday night as more than 300 costumed guests turned out to raise money to benefit the Adult Day Care Respite Program at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
If Paris is the city of lovers, then the second annual "Have a Heart" Sweetheart Gala could not have found a more perfect theme. Love was in the air and Eiffel Tower arrangements graced the tables at the Hyatt Valencia's Grand Ballroom on Feb. 13 as more than 150 guests celebrated Valentine's Day at the lavish gala.
Each December, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation's Home Tour League highlight the holiday season with the Holiday Home Tours and Gala - but the planning and coordination are year-round.
The Santa Clarita Koi and Water Garden Club will meet 4 p.m. Sunday. The club meets on the fourth Sunday of each month and is comprised of people with ponds or building a pond. Members share experiences and ideas for pond construction and maintenance. For more information visit www.santaclaritakoiclub.com or call (661) 259-6437.
The couple that laughs together stays together. At least that's been the case for rock n' roll comic Mark Eddie and his wife of 19 years, Cindy. "It's helpful to look at tough of challenging things with a sense of humor. Laughter heals. Plus, if you can make your partner laugh, it can get you out of a lot of trouble," Eddie said. Relationships will be just one of the topics of Eddie's four Valentine's ...
Ten students from La Mesa Junior High in Canyon Country recently participated in the fourth annual ski trip to Big Bear Mountain Ski Resort. The students were taught to ski by volunteers from the United States Adaptive Recreation Center.