Elks Set Western Roundup Fundraiser

  On Saturday, Sept. 11, the Newport Harbor Elks Lodge will host its annual Western Roundup, the lodge’s largest fundraising event of the year.  Last year’s Roundup helped raise more than $19,000 toward the California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. Through this event and...

OC Barons Raise $140,500 to Fight Cancer

By Lynn Selich | Society Editor   Women clad in 1920s-inspired flapper cocktail dresses, and men in “gangster attire” complete with fedoras and pinstripes stole the show from vintage cars parked at the entrance of the Crevier Classic Cars  at the “OC Barons’ Speakeasy,” the...



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Charity Spotlitght: Orange County Food Bank hosts “Soirée in the Vineyard” Nov. 3

Soirée in the Vineyard More than 200 people are expected to attend “Soirée in the Vineyard to End Hunger in Orange County” fundraising event on Sunday, November 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Newport Beach Vineyards and Winery. The Soirée supports the Orange County Food Bank and includes...

Volunteers Knit for Charity

A common goal and a shared hobby brought men and women, young and old, experts and beginners all together on Saturday at Macy’s in Fashion Island. Spa Gregorie’s sixth annual Knit One, Cure Too knit-a-thon public event was held Saturday and more than 50 knitters and crocheters...
Posted On 25 Oct 2013


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A Survivor Battles Human Trafficking

Rani Hong speaks eloquently about human trafficking.  She speaks from experience. Last Saturday Rani told her story of suffering, slavery and survival to 420 guests at the Women of Vision 21st anniversary luncheon, held at the Balboa Bay Club. Rani speaks around the country with...

Dalai Lama to Visit UCI

The Dalai Lama will visit UC Irvine on May 4 for a public talk, “Compassion & Global Leadership,” to mark the sixth anniversary of UCI’s XIV Dalai Lama Endowed Scholarship and thank the scholars for their efforts to foster peace, ethical leadership and positive global...
Posted On 14 Apr 2011

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