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Benefit: Newport Beach Auxiliary Angelitos de Oro Raises 300K for Charity

Benefit: Newport Beach Auxiliary Angelitos de Oro Raises 300K for Charity

With the sole purpose of raising funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County’s “High School Bigs” mentoring program, Angelitos de Oro, a Newport Beach-based volunteer women’s auxiliary group, raised $300,000 for the nonprofit during its 13th annual Angelitos Card fashion fundraiser Oct. 8 through 14 at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Angelitos de Oro […]

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Charity Spotlight: Andersen Elementary Students Create NY Skyline with Food Cans for Charity

Charity Spotlight: Andersen Elementary Students Create NY Skyline with Food Cans for Charity

Canned food drives are nothing new, but the students at Andersen Elementary School put a twist on their recent canned food drive—a New York twist. Over the course of a week, the students collected over 3,000 cans of food, from soup to spaghetti to tuna. Then, the students competed with fellow students at Lincoln Elementary […]

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Students Salute Veterans Over Breakfast

Students Salute Veterans Over Breakfast

To thank the veterans who served the country, students at Mariners Christian School served breakfast to them this week as part of a special Veterans Day celebration. More than 200 veterans, relatives and community members attended the event on Tuesday. Following breakfast was a special all-school chapel. Students gave a short presentation on animals, from […]

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Campus: Mariners Elementary Students Honor Veterans

Campus: Mariners Elementary Students Honor Veterans

Students at Mariners Elementary School got a history lesson Monday from several of those who lived it. More than two dozen veterans were honored Monday at Mariners Elementary School during their Veterans Day celebration. Principal Pamela Coughlin gave a brief history of the holiday and led the ceremony. Each veteran introduced themselves to a crowd […]

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Charity Spotlight: Center Club Opens to Charities

Charity Spotlight: Center Club Opens to Charities

Are you a nonprofit organization looking for event space? The Center Club wants you. Now through Dec. 1, nonprofit organizations that book an event may qualify for a waived venue fee as well as a ten percent discount off food and non-alcoholic beverages. This is an effort by the Center Club, which is adjacent to Segerstrom Center […]

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Communities: : Rex Brandt Plaque Dedication at Goldenrod Footbridge

Communities: : Rex Brandt Plaque Dedication at Goldenrod Footbridge

Recognizing the important role he played both as an artist and member of the Newport Beach community, the Newport Beach City Arts Commission honored the life and art of California scene painter Rex Brandt on Nov. 1 with a plaque dedication at the end of Goldenrod Ave. near the historic Goldenrod Footbridge in Corona del […]

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Charity Spotlight: Child Guidance Center Hosts Holiday Tree Fantasy Dec. 7

Charity Spotlight: Child Guidance Center Hosts Holiday Tree Fantasy Dec. 7

For the 32nd year in a row, the Child Guidance Center – which helps children and families function better at school, at home, and in their family relationships – will hold its annual Holiday Tree Fantasy event at the Balboa Bay Resort on Sunday, Dec. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The centerpiece of […]

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On Faith: Eric Metaxas Talks Miracles

On Faith: Eric Metaxas Talks Miracles

Do you believe in miracles? Do you think miracles really happen? If so, how do they happen? What do they mean? What does science prove, or not prove regarding miracles? Can you be an intelligent person and still believe in miracles? If you have ever asked any of those questions, or if those questions piqued […]

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Benefit: Ronald McDonald House Hosts Tea and Fashion

Benefit: Ronald McDonald House Hosts Tea and Fashion

By Christopher Trela & Sonali Lodhia | NB Indy Tea and Fashion were in the spotlight last month when more than 400 people attended the 25th annual High Tea & Fashion Show on Oct. 24, produced by Orange County Ronald McDonald House at the Balboa Bay Resort. Orange County Ronald McDonald House began the High Tea & […]

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Benefit for Newport Tennis Pro Nets $25,000

Benefit for Newport Tennis Pro Nets $25,000

Christopher Burkhardt | Special to the NB Indy The Palisades Tennis Club of Newport Beach held a fundraiser last weekend for one of its own. Renowned pro tennis stringer Greg “Homer” Lauter recently underwent a splenectomy at Hoag Hospital after a tennis-related accident. More than 100 tennis players took part in a benefit tennis tournament […]

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