The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project's fourth annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction and Competition, judging panel has been announced.
Sue Reynolds, current president of Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley, has been named the recipient of the Carmen Sarro Community Service Award from the Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley. Reynolds was selected from a slate of 15 SCV women nominated by area nonprofit organizations for the honor which was presented Saturday at Zonta's 28th annual Women in Service brunch.
It was a festive communal meal of corned beef and cabbage as nearly 200 attendees celebrated St. Patrick's Day with the Knights of Columbus Council 6016 35th annual dinner/dance fundraiser.
Valencia Acura owner Cheri Fleming was honored Monday as Woman of the Year for the Fifth Supervisorial District by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the Commission for Women at its 27th Annual Women of the Year Luncheon at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.
For more than three decades, Santa Clarita Valley residents Richard and Marian Sandnes have embodied the definition of philanthropy. As a result, the College of the Canyons Foundation named them the recipients of the college's Silver Spur Community Service Award for 2012.
There were sightings of vampires, Southern belles, oompa loompas, wizards, witches, mental patients, rock 'n' roll legends, chefs, cowboys and mafia kingpins at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Feb. 25 as the annual Celebrity Waiter costume party fundraiser set new records.
It will be a fashion show with a twist, an event designed to be as much fun for the gentlemen as it is for the ladies, said event chairwoman Shelley Hann.
It is among the longest running - and tastiest - charity events in the Santa Clarita Valley and it has raised more than $100,000 for the Santa Clarita Valley Scholarship Foundation.
It was an evening for hearts, flowers and charity. The annual Sweetheart Gala hosted by Shelley and G. Marshall Hann was held at the Hanns' Westridge home to honor Sweetheart Couple Robert and Diane Benjamin.
Culinary "bad boy" Anthony Bourdain of the Travel Channel's "No Reservation" television program sold out the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the campus of College of the Canyons and followed his appearance with a book signing and meet-and-greet to benefit the capital campaign for the Institute for Culinary Education at COC.
California United Bank, as part of an effort to be a good corporate citizen, hosts an annual golf tournament to benefit children's charities.
Terry and Carl Kanowsky enjoy fine wine, good food and giving back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Travers made his plea, not just because it takes hundreds of dedicated workers to produce close to 7,700 fish fry dinners over the course of six weeks, but because it is also an opportunity to get involved in giving back to the community.
The spectacular Westridge home of Jeff and Kim Greiner recently served as the backdrop for the annual Guardians of Hope appreciation party.
Jo Ann Vindigni recently was installed as president of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Health Foundation Holiday Home Tour League.