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Benefit: Dazzling Candlelight Concert Raises $1.9 Million for Segerstrom Center

Benefit: Dazzling Candlelight Concert Raises $1.9 Million for Segerstrom Center

Four decades ago, an event dubbed the Candlelight Concert was held to raise money to build a major performing arts center in Orange County. The event was held in a vacant Kresge five-and-dime store that was transformed into an elegant ballroom with the use of candles. Several years (and a few Candlelight Concerts) later, the […]

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On Faith: A Guide to Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Services

On Faith: A Guide to Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Services

Christ Church by the Sea United Methodist (1400 W. Balboa Blvd). Dec. 24: 7 & 11 p.m. (949) 673-3805 / christbytheseanb.org. First Church of Christ, Scientist (Scouts Sea Base – 1931 West Coast Hwy). Dec. 24: 7:30 p.m. (949) 673-6150 / cs-nb.com. Community Church, Congregational (611 Heliotrope Ave.). Dec. 24: 4 & 7 p.m. (949)-644-7400 […]

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Charity Spotlight: Race for the Cure Honors Top Teams

Charity Spotlight: Race for the Cure Honors Top Teams

Following another successful Race for the Cure this year, Susan G. Komen Orange County recognized its top 2014 Race teams at a private reception on Nov. 18 in Newport Beach. More than 600 Race teams collectively raised over $765,000 (39 percent of the signature event’s overall 2014 fundraising effort) to support Komen’s mission of ending […]

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Charity Spotlight: Angelitos de Oro Gives $300K to Big Brothers Big sisters

Charity Spotlight: Angelitos de Oro Gives $300K to Big Brothers Big sisters

Angelitos de Oro, a Newport Beach-based volunteer women’s auxiliary group, raised $300,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County during its 13th annual Angelitos Card fashion fundraiser held during October at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. The donation was presented on Nov. 24 at Bayside Restaurant in Newport Beach. Angelitos de Oro’s sole purpose […]

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Charity Spotlight: National Charity League Honors 25 Newport Beach Debutantes

Charity Spotlight: National Charity League Honors 25 Newport Beach Debutantes

Honoring six years of dedication to over 30 charities in Orange County, 25 Debutantes from the Newport Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. were honored at the 54th Debutante Ball, which was held on Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Hotel Irvine. National Charity League is a mother-daughter philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural […]

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Special Section: NB Indy Guide to the Christmas Boat Parade

Special Section: NB Indy Guide to the Christmas Boat Parade

A Newport Beach holiday tradition returns on December 17 when the 106th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade sets sail for the first of five nights, with dozens of decorated vessels slowly cruising the perimeter of Newport Harbor under the delighted gaze of several hundred thousand onlookers. Presented by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach […]

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On Faith: Fellowship of Christian Athletes

On Faith: Fellowship of Christian Athletes

“I was only 15 years old, but I drank more than anybody else,” explained Newport Beach resident Becky Tirabassi. “Before I turned 16 I was blacking out and passing out every time I drank. By 16, I dropped out of all my sports. My grades dropped and my friends changed. I smoked dope, cigarettes, and […]

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Charity Spotlight: Wild Goose Raises $22K for We Are Ocean

Charity Spotlight: Wild Goose Raises $22K for We Are Ocean

Wild Goose Tavern recently celebrated its two-year anniversary by holding a fundraising party that netted $22,110 for Newport Beach-based We Are Ocean, a non-profit charity dedicated to reinvigorating and enriching the lives of cancer patients and survivors. In addition to 100 percent of the proceeds raised from a silent auction and raffle, Wild Goose donated […]

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Charity Spotlight: Cycling for a Cause at GRIT

Charity Spotlight: Cycling for a Cause at GRIT

November was also Movember at GRIT Cycle in Costa Mesa, as the cycling studio partnered with the local Team Nuclear to raise funds for prostate cancer research and other men’s health issues. Cancer research and education is an important part of GRIT Cycle’s philanthropic mission, said Newport Beach resident Marisa Wayne, GRIT co-owner and daughter […]

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Santas Crawl Peninsula Pubs for Charity

Santas Crawl Peninsula Pubs for Charity

  Christmas is coming. And one of the first signs of the season will be the 3rd Annual Newport Beach Santa Crawl on Dec. 13 on the Balboa Peninsula. Newport Beach based event production company, Expo 4 Life, is hosting the festive event. Who doesn’t like to “dress up and eat and drink and be […]

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