Author: LizzieBlatt

Book Chamber: April Book Choice

Published in 1943, do you remember your mom reading and loving this book?  My mother won it in high school as a prize for Declamation.  It was also one of the most requested Arms Services Editions/books by GIs during WWII. Join us at 6:30 p.m. on April 20 (the 3rd Tuesday) to rediscover this classic… Read more »

Save the Date

Tuesday, March 2 at 12:00 p.m. Virtual Field Trip: Tour Italy from a Woman’s Perspective Professional guide Susan Van Allen takes us on a tour including visits with a cook in Rome and a bead artisan in Venice. Wednesday, March 3 at 5:00 p.m. Confab. Theme: Joke Day. Share a funny story or joke.  Let’s… Read more »

Ambassadors Needed for Social Services Programs

The Social Service Committee (SSC) is a group of Ebell members who actively engage with Rest Cottage Association (RCA) grant recipients. We are a link to The Ebell for each of these well-deserving nonprofits who have been reviewed by the RCA grant committee and awarded grants due to their continuous work in improving the lives… Read more »

Mr Soul Screened on PBS

Melissa Haizlip headshot

  In 2019, Ebell members enjoyed a very special program presented by Melissa Haizlip, the daughter of former Ebell President Shirlee Haizlip.  Melissa shared the inspiring story of her uncle, Ellis Haizlip, and the film she made about him. After years of determined effort, Melissa successfully produced a wonderful documentary film chronicling Ellis Haizlip’s groundbreaking… Read more »

RCA May Applications… Pass it Along…

The Ebell Rest Cottage Association (RCA) makes grants each year to non-profit organizations that help women in need and their children in Los Angeles County. This year, RCA gave away a total of $160,000 to 15 worthy applicants. Our 2022 online grant application goes live on May 1, 2021. If you know of a woman-centered… Read more »

Commission on the Status of Women This Year Open To All! Join In Now!

Join advocates from across the globe at the Sixty Fifth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65) March 15th to the 26th. This year it is taking place virtually with side and parallel events, and workshops available to individuals outside of the normal NGO-credentialed United Nations program. The theme of this year’s… Read more »

Ebell Masks Still Available…But Not for Long…

Ebell Face Mask

There is still a small inventory left of the Ebell masks, commissioned by member Beate Kessler-McDermott and designed specially for the Club by Joyce Zapellini. So hurry and buy one before they run out! The cost is $25 and proceeds will be re-invested in making more masks! Just email Patty Lombard at or complete… Read more »

Bride Donates Wedding Deposit to The Ebell

Cynthia Popper and Kent Wakeford had booked The Ebell for their wedding in October 2020, and then postponed it to a date in June 2021.  “I love what it stands for,” explained Cynthia as to why the couple chose The Ebell. “The history is so rich.  We need places like The Ebell for women to… Read more »

East Parking Lot Becomes Drive-In Movie Theater – Makes Channel 7 News

Ebell of LA Movie Drive in

  Awards season is here, but with theaters closed and award-eligible movies being viewed at home on the small screen, how do independent film makers get people to see their movies the way their creators intended them to be seen?  Open up your own drive-in, of course! Phyllis Stuart created and directed the award-eligible movie Wild… Read more »