Author: LizzieBlatt

$300 Tax Deduction in 2020!

Thanks to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief Security Act (CARES), a deduction of up to $300 to your favorite charity by the end of 2020 is allowed, even if you don’t itemize! Donations must be made to a 501c3 charity.  Talk to your Tax Advisor and please consider Ebell Friends as a recipient. Thank you Lorraine… Read more »

From the Collections: Seated Woman Reading

This beautiful little sculpture, aptly called “Seated Woman Reading”, is one of the many sculptures in the Ebell’s wonderful Statue Collection. She currently resides in the President’s Office where we can keep an eye on her. She is alabaster and is 20” tall. She was sculpted in the 19th or 20th century and the artist… Read more »

Make Your Gift Go Twice As Far: the $5,000 Challenge

WE DID IT!!!!! Match Completed and Going for Another Round of $5,000— Continue making your gift go Twice As Far!  Thank you to our wonderful donors who gave us $5,000—meeting our challenge in record time. Your incredible support provides the Ebell Emergency Fund with an additional $10,000 during these difficult times. Our generous donor who… Read more »

December Book Chamber Choice

Join us December 15 (the 3rd Tuesday) for holiday cheer and light conversation about the easy-going, undemanding, entertaining who-dunnit mystery we chose for this busy month: Still Life, by Louise Penny.  It’s attractions?  A Qubecoise small town, favorite maiden school teacher, nasty niece, self-sacrificing father, surprise will, amateur (?) painter, and a victim shot “through the… Read more »

Save the Date

Wednesday, November 4, 4:00 p.m. Confab On Zoom Friday, November 6, 1:00 p.m. Foodie Fridays: Guatemalan Cuisine Gilbert Hill of Spago takes us to his home kitchen to cook Jocon (stew), a yummy plantain dessert and some typical Guatemalan street foods. On Zoom Monday, November 9, 1.00 p.m. RCA Meeting On Zoom Wednesday, November 11,… Read more »

Jane Gilman publishes book about Hancock Park

Jane Gilman, Ebell member and former Board member has recently published her book Inside Hancock Park.  Inside Hancock Park tells the story of this unique community in Los Angeles noted for its elegant mansions and its classic architecture. The book describes the history of the prestigious neighborhood plus a biography of its founder G. Allan… Read more »

Ebell Online Holiday Boutique and Cocktail Celebration

KISS 2020 GOODBYE Ebell Online Holiday Boutique and Cocktail Celebration Due to the pandemic, we have had to cancel our traditional clubhouse holiday events.  But that doesn’t mean we can’t shop and party, and in the spirit of our foremothers, we have found a way!  This year, we have moved our boutique online and converted… Read more »

Shop with Amazon Smile for Ebell Friends!

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon that Prime members know. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to Ebell Friends.  Here’s How: AmazonSmile is available for all Amazon Prime Accounts. Login to your Amazon Prime Account Basic Steps to Select Ebell Friends as your designated AmazonSmile Charity: From the main Amazon Prime Screen: On… Read more »

How Rest Cottage Association’s Grants Benefit Grantees and their Clients

In 2020, 11 organizations received $10,000 each to support their critically important work. In the October EMagazine we told you about five of our grantees and this month we look at the remaining grantees. Rest Cottage Association (RCA) gives over $100,000 in grant money annually to local non-profits serving women and their children.  Social Services, RCA’s partner,… Read more »