Shopping Thrifty for Charity

Thrifty shopping for a consumer also means charitable donations for the needy at Ticktocker Thrift Shop. The thrift store, on 19th Street at Harbor Boulevard, is owned and run by the Newport Chapter of the National Charity League. All proceeds from the shop go back into the...
Posted On 13 Feb 2012

Foundation Is Life or Death Effort for Family

For Natalie’s Stack’s 12th birthday, she didn’t want toys, clothes or trips. The Corona del Mar girl wrote down her one wish on a napkin during lunch with her mother. In purple crayon, she scribbled: “to have my disease go away forever.” Her parents, Jeff and Nancy Stack, were...
Posted On 07 Feb 2012


Meeting Set on Teen Rx Drug Abuse

  Newport Beach Public Library Teen Services, in collaboration with the Newport Beach Police Department and Community Service Programs – Project PATH, will host “Good Meds, Bad Behavior:  A Community Briefing to Prevent Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse” on Oct....

Putting the Arts on Your Plate

  By Lynn Selich | Society Editor   A few months ago, Gov. Schwartzenegger appointed my cousin Terry Lenihan, who is associate professor in charge of directing the art education program at Loyola Marymount University, to the California Arts Council.  Ever since then,...


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Charity Spotlight: Registration Now Open for Race for the Cure in Fashion Island

Registration is now open for the 24th annual Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure, to be held on Sunday, Sept. 27, at Fashion Island in Newport Beach. This year’s theme, “There’s a HERO in YOU” symbolizes the extraordinary acts of service by all Race participants who...

Charity Spotlight: Raising a Glass and Cash at Literacy Bar Battle

The money poured in to The Literacy Project earlier this month when the organization held its “Cheers for Literacy” bar battle event at 3-Thirty-3 Waterfront in Newport Beach. The competition pitted guest bartenders Katie Smith, a local philanthropist, and Kimberly Vig from The...


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On Faith: MOPS Reunion Rekindles Friendships

“We’re all here because MOPS was there for us when we needed it,” Kathy Curtis said as she welcomed the women to her house recently for a Mariners MOPS Alumni reunion.  “MOPS impacted our marriages, our children, our friendships, really, our entire lives.  We’re so excited to...

Mission to Deliver Free Wheelchairs

“It was getting dark outside, but we weren’t done, so we actually finished assembling a wheelchair at night with candles and a flashlight,” said Meryl Resnick about the recent trip she and her husband Barry took to Lesotho in Southern Africa with Free Wheelchair Mission to...

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