The 29th annual Miss SCV Scholarship Program honored its outgoing royal court - Little Miss SCV Audrey Hixon, Miss Teen SCV Kimberly Petot, Miss SCV Hope Morrice, Ms. SCV Amanda Wasvary and Mrs. SCV Kendra Quiros - on Friday as the retiring queens passed on their crowns to their successors.
Bill Lively crooned the classic standard "It Had to Be You" as 15 Santa Clarita Valley Woman of the Year nominees stood nervously and smiled, clutching their nomination plaques. Suddenly the lyrics changed and Lively sang "Nancy Coulter, it had to be you" as he reached for Coulter to bring her out of the crowd of nominees to the front of the stage in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia.
Nearly 2,000 supporters of the Santa Clarita Child and Family Center packed Mann Biomedical Park in Valencia on a warm Sunday to eat, drink and be merry. The 21st annual Taste of the Town also attracted nearly 40 food and drink vendors to one of the premiere food and wine events in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Grass skirts, flowered shirts and exotic cocktails gave the flavor of the South Seas at the recent inaugural Rotary Luau Fundraiser held by the Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club. Co-sponsored by the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Santa Clarita, Lodge No. 2379, the event helped benefit the club's biannual donations to 15 nonprofit organizations in the SCV.
The stars were out as Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation crowned its new Guild president. "Faux" actresses, Demi Moore, Bette Midler and even Marilyn Monroe mingled with guests at the Guild installation dinner held at Salt Creek Grille on April 16.
Resplendent in white satin, the Henry Mayo Silver Rose debutantes recently ended their social season in style at the Grand Ball. Attended by 160 guests in the Starview Room at the Universal Sheraton Hotel, the eight high school seniors out-dazzled the spectacular night sky as they bowed, curtsied, and danced with their fathers and escorts.
Tesoro Adobe Historical Park and the Santa Clarita Artists' Association will host a western-style hoedown noon to 4 p.m. May 30. The public can enjoy festivities, music, view artwork, and potluck nibbles from as well as a free tour of the museum. Guest of honor will be cowboy movie star Harry Carey Jr. Harry Jr. A juried art show, themed Wild West Artists, will be held.
City Councilman Bob Kellar and longtime companion Kathy Keysor Smith have announced plans to marry. The couple is planning a June wedding. Keysor Smith was born in Burbank, the youngest of five children. She is the daughter of Bud and Bernice Keysor. She is the mother of four children and has seven grandchildren. She is the sister of Jim, Dick and Bob Keysor and Carolyn Hill.
Gunfire echoed through the hills above the I-5 freeway as the inaugural How the West Was Won Trap Shoot to benefit Carousel Therapeutic Riding Ranch was held Friday at Oak Tree Gun Club. The event was a sell out with 12 teams of five participating the in the event with each contestant given a chance to shoot three rounds of 25 clay targets.
It was an eclectic mix of upscale spring fashion from fun and flirty to dramatic and beautiful. Margo Hudson, owner of Margo in Newhall, hosted a sold-out soiree that offered lunch and fashion at Vines at the Hyatt Valencia.
Wine flowed, friends gathered and a good time was had for a good cause at The Betty Ferguson Foundation's eighth annual Vine 2 Wine event, held on Sunday at the Bridgeport Lake Club in Valencia.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation has added Scott Wilk, Vice President of Anchor Consulting, and Apo Yessayan, owner of Classic Designs Jewelry to its board of directors.
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.
The second annual Gentlemen for a Cause brought out nearly 100 attendees to bid on services and a few dates with 20 men to benefit Bridge to Home.
The 2012 Miss SCV Scholarship Pageant royalty will be hanging up their crowns Saturday evening at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, after a new royal court is installed during the 34th annual Miss SCV Scholarship Pageant.
More than 30 chili chefs brought the sweet and spicy to the Embassy Suites in Valencia recently for the inaugural Santa Clarita Valley Real Estate Community Charity Chili Cook-Off.
A dramatic demonstration by exhibition shooter Tim Bradley captivated attendees of the fifth annual "How the West Was Won" trap shoot with Bradley's dead-eye shooting skill.
Dozens of students from the Newhall facility of the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley sat quietly on the floor of the game room as Tom Vice, president of Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, spoke about the work done by the aerospace company.
The Xi Nu Zeta sorority celebrated Mother's Day with its annual "Mothers and Others" luncheon held the day before Mother's Day at Robinson Ranch Country Club.
The 25th annual Taste of the Town to benefit the Santa Clarita Child & Family Center grossed more than $220,000, said Lois Bauccio, president and executive director of the Child & Family Center Foundation.
More than 1,000 Santa Clarita Valley residents traveled to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 27, to celebrate SCV Dodger Day and watch the Los Angeles Dodgers lose, 6-4 to the Milwaukee Brewers.
Former Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Pulskamp seemed to enjoy his time in the roastee chair during the 15th annual Santa Clarita Elks Roast.
The Newhall Library was the inspired choice of location for an inaugural wine tasting benefit for the William S. Hart Education Foundation.
Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School recently honored two women during its annual fundraising benefit dinner held at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia.
The "Hearts for Heroes" Builder's Ball was an emotional evening that honored veterans of the United States military and supporters of the Habitat for Heroes campaign.
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