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August 2022: President’s Message

Posted by Laurie Schechter

August 15, 2022

Greetings, Ebell Friends. Summer is often a time for rest and reflection.   For our family, it means heading to our cottage in the Berkshire hills of Massachusetts to savor the peace and quiet of the country, gather with East Coast family and friends, and enjoy the many cultural activities for which the region is… Read more »

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Executive Director’s Message

August 15, 2022

Warmest summer greetings, First and always, I want to thank each and every one of our wonderful members who renewed their membership this past month! Your membership, engagement, volunteerism, leadership, attendance and participation are the vibrant beating heart of The Ebell of LA. Almost every week I have someone ask me, what does it mean… Read more »

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The Ebell of LA Open House

Annual Open House — It’s Back!

August 15, 2022

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 — 11:00 AM We throw open the doors of our historic campus, including the world-famous Wilshire Ebell Theatre, and invite you to tour and discover the many rich art, music, theatre, community service, and membership opportunities that are The Ebell.  Free admission and parking. We need members to participate, too! Please mark… Read more »

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Kudos to Helene Seifer

August 15, 2022

Congratulations to Ebell member and former editor of our very own Ebell Magazine, Helene Seifer for her award on a series of stories for the Larchmont Chronicle, reporting on a local homeless man known to the neighborhood. The series came in second place in the public service journalism category for print in the 2021 California… Read more »

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Ebell Member Toby Horn Recognized as Woman of Larchmont

August 15, 2022

Congratulations to Toby Horn who was selected to be a “Woman of Larchmont” by the Larchmont Chronicle. Horn was recognized for extensive involvement in the community in a wide range of organizations including the Los Angeles Conservancy where she served as board member and The Ebell where she serves on the House, Theatre & Grounds… Read more »

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Congratulations to Sheryl Lee Ralph on Her Emmy Award Nomination!

August 15, 2022

Congratulations to Ebell Member Sheryl Lee Ralph on her first ever Emmy Nomination. Sheryl was nominated for her role as veteran teacher Barbara Howard in the hit ABC sitcom Abbott Elementary. Last year, Sheryl was our Opening Day speaker and performed, just for us,  Songs & Stories from Center Stage,  a one-woman show she’s created.  The… Read more »

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Ebell Staff Updates

from Rony Rosenbaum, Director of Human Resources

August 15, 2022

Congratulations to Julia Soto who celebrated her 24-year anniversary with The Ebell this month. Julia is the true veteran of our staff, with historical institutional knowledge that is invaluable. Julia started here as a Board Communications/Information Assistant. Her graphics and software skills helped her to be promoted many times, and along the way she picked… Read more »

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The Ebell Reaches Membership Milestone

from LaToya Hearns, Director of Membership

August 15, 2022

This week, The Ebell of Los Angeles completed a crucial goal outlined in the Strategic Plan: we reached 85% retention of our membership for the 2022-23 season! While this may seem like an arbitrary administrative achievement, it actually demonstrates that The Ebell community is stronger than ever! Our membership is full of dedicated, hardworking, and… Read more »

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Join an Ebell Committee

August 15, 2022

JOIN A COMMITTEE! One of the best ways to engage with the Ebell community is to join committees.  Ebell board directors and members chair committees that develop and promote programs, support our philanthropic efforts, and keep our membership connected and informed.  Here are some of the many opportunities at The Ebell to meet others and… Read more »

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Summer Barbecue: A Big Hit

August 15, 2022

The annual summer barbecue was a big it, as usual! This summer tradition continues to draw members and guests in record numbers. Here are Ebell members and their guests enjoying the delicious food and drink crafted just for us by our amazing special events staff. Read more »

Save the Date

August 15, 2022

    Thursday, September 1 – 7:00pm Ebell Cares Sunday, September 18 – 11.00am  Open House Thursday, October 6 – 11:30am  Opening Day Lunch – Featuring Author Lisa See Monday, October 10 – 1:00 pm  RCA Committee meeting Thursday, October 13 – Time: TBD LACHSA Jazz Concert Sunday, October 16 – 12:00pm  AALAO Fall Recital Wednesday,… Read more »

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