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Hoag Welcomes Renowned Neurosurgeon Adam Kanter

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has recruited Adam Kanter, M.D., chief of spine surgery and tenured professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, to be the chief of the Neurosurgery Division of the Hoag Specialty Clinic, and serve as the associate executive medical director of the Pickup...

Crown Ace Hardware Raises $6,000 for Newport Beach Junior Guards

Crown Ace Hardware, with three stores in Newport Beach and Corona del Mar, held a fundraiser for Newport Junior Lifeguards in June and raised $6,000. This is Crown's third year raising money for the Newport Beach Junior Guards and there's no better feeling in the world to giving back to...

Hoag Recognized as Highest Ranked Hospital in Orange County

For the sixth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals Rankings named Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach the highest ranked hospital in Orange County, the fourth-best hospital in the Los Angeles metro area and ninth-best in California. The rankings also included national rankings in three...

OC Chapter of Childhelp Holds ‘The Love Boat’ Gala on Oct. 1 at Balboa Bay Resort

The Orange County Chapter of Childhelp, based in Newport Beach, will hold “The Love Boat” Fall Gala on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at The Balboa Bay Resort from 6 to 11 p.m. Event Chairs Jacquie Casey and Gina Van Ocker, and the gala committee, will be inspired by the TV...

Hoag Digestive Health Institute Welcomes New Surgical Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has recruited innovative colorectal surgeon Elizabeth R. Raskin, M.D., as surgical director for the Margolis Family Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program within Hoag’s Digestive Health Institute. Dr. Raskin comes to Hoag from University of California, Davis Medical Center, where she served as Chief of the Division...

Parentis Foundation Pickleball Classic in Newport Beach Raises $40K for Literacy Program

Parentis Foundation, the non-profit affiliate of Parentis Health, held its inaugural Pickleball Tournament on July 16, 2022 at the Tennis and Pickleball Club at Newport Beach. Over 120 champions of Parentis Foundation and pickleball enthusiasts came together both as spectators and players and helped raise $40,000 through the tournament’s entry...

Decorative Arts Society of Newport Beach Announces New Speaker Series

Decorative Arts Society (DARTS), a Newport Beach-based philanthropic organization dedicated to arts appreciation and supporting local non-profits that primarily benefit women, families, and children in need, has announced its 2022-23 Speaker Series. Featuring a line-up of renowned interior designers and authors, the annual Speaker Series returns this fall to Regal...

OC Community Foundation Raises $262K to Support Veterans and Military Families

On June 23, the Newport Beach-based Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) hosted Stand & Salute, a collaborative online Giving Day to support five local nonprofits serving veterans and their families in Orange County. During this Giving Day, 339 donors contributed $262,912 to participating nonprofits to support their vital missions on...

Hoag Summer Fest Welcomed Guests Back for Fun, Food and Entertainment

Hoag Summer Fest has been a popular fundraiser for Hoag Hospital for more than three decades, but the event took a Covid-induced hiatus the past two years. Fortunately, Hoag Summer Fest returned June 22 and took up where it left off in 2019. More than 1,500 guests attended this year’s beach-themed...

OC Community Foundation Announces $120K in Grants from African American Alliance Fund

African American communities throughout Orange County have benefited from a series of grants awarded to local nonprofit organizations by the African American Alliance Fund at the Newport Beach-based Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF). The fund supports organizations that demonstrate their investment in Black communities in Orange County and surrounding...