Community/Charity

At the Didi Hirsch benefit were (left to right) actor George Segal, event chair Laura Ornest, Didi Hirsch Mental Health President/CEO Dr. Kita S. Curry and 2017 honorees Anna Akana and Paul Dalio.

Didi Hirsch Benefit Raises $620,000

More than $620,000 was raised at an event on April 27 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
Riders donated to the American Cancer society to participate in the SoulCycle ride, or- ganized by Cody Carras and JB Campise.

Cancer Charity Ride in Brentwood Raises $24K

Cody Carras with Amalfi Estates and JB Campise of Jon Brent Design hosted a charity ride for the American Cancer Society
Pacific Palisades residents Joan Douglas, Andrew McGinnis (co-founder of American Beach Whiskey), Jody Crabtree, Chuck Trout and Nicole Mack are raising money for Sojourn’s Adams House.

Sisters Sojourn Fundraiser is May 20 in Santa Monica

The Sisters of Sojourn will host its annual fundraiser, themed “America, Soarin’ the Southern Skies,” this Saturda
Palisades Troop 11875 Gold Award winner Emma Wollitz distributes blankets to women and children at the Unatti Home in Nepal. Photo courtesy Troop co-leader Debra Wollitz with Linda Rosen

Girl Scouts: More than Thin Mints

By Libby Motika Palisades News Contributor “I will do my best to be honest and fair, friendly and helpful,&n

Palisades Women’s Club Luncheon for Town’s 90-Year-Olds is June 3

The Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club will host its annual luncheon honoring Palisadians 90 years and older on Saturday,
Pacific Palisades resident Katie Braude created Speak UP to empower parents to be
Speak UP is supporting Nick Melvoin in the upcoming LAUSD School Board election on May 16. Photo: Catherine Lacey
advocates for kids in public schools. Photo: Catherine Lacey

Palisadian Kate Braude’s Speak UP Advocates for Parents

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer Longtime Palisadian Katie Braude created Speak UP so parents could join together and push f

Goorus Class to Benefit Susan Komen Foundation

Goorus Yoga owners John and Gretchen Lightfoot have announced the studio will be participating in Project: OM on Saturda
Max Rodman is flanked by Shawn Honore (left), and James Torrence (right), both from A Sense of Home. Photo: Bart Bartholomew

Paul Revere School Student Helps Load Trucks for A Sense of Home

In March, Max Rodman, a seventh grader at Paul Revere Middle School, asked Palisadians to help him secure household item

‘Age-ing to Sage-ing’ Program Slated for Palisades Seniors

The Palisades Alliance for Seniors program on Monday, May 8, at the Palisades Library will be “From Age-ing to Sage-in