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Celebrating the Holidays

Posted by Patricia Lombard

October 31, 2020

Dear Ebell Members: How did it get to be November? As we prepare for a most unusual holiday season, I hope you and your families are well. I am pleased to report that the Ebell is hanging in there, thanks to your generosity and support and two hectic months of filming. Thankfully, we have been… Read more »

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Save the Date

Your Ebell calendar for upcoming programs and events

October 31, 2020

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 »

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Jane Gilman publishes book about Hancock Park

October 31, 2020

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 »

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Ebell Online Holiday Boutique and Cocktail Celebration

from Karen Numme and Karlene Taylor, Event Co-Chairs

October 31, 2020

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 »

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Shop with Amazon Smile for Ebell Friends!

from Lorraine Spector, Director of Development

October 31, 2020

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 »

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

from Randi Jones, Director RCA, and Cheryl Finley and Jo-Ann Rodriquez, Co-chairs Social Services Committee

October 31, 2020

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 »

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Would You Like to Sponsor a Vintage Ebell Club Film?

from Phyllis Hansen, Club Historian

October 31, 2020

One of the projects we are undertaking during the club building closure is the digitization of our collection of old 16mm footage from our Archives. These reels date to the 1950s through 1970s, and previews indicate that they show many fascinating club activities. A first reel was digitized for Los Angeles Home Movie Day. It… Read more »

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We Did It!!!!

October 31, 2020

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… Read more »

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Meet our 2020-2021 Class of Ebell Scholars

from Annmarie Hehir

October 31, 2020

One year ago at this time, we were celebrating the centennial of the Ebell Scholarship program.  Now a new school year is underway and with nearly all college and university programs still operating remotely, we are unable to welcome our new class of scholars to our historic clubhouse as we traditionally do.  The pandemic shutdown… Read more »

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Book Chamber November Choice: The Inimitable Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse

from Constance Hornig, Book Chamber Chair

October 31, 2020

Join us Tuesday,  November 17, (3rd Tuesday) to discuss together . . . no, that’s not true  . . to LAUGH together at feckless, insipid, and obtuse Bertie Wooster; and his butler, the stolid, laconic, and ingenious Jeeves; with appearances by Bertie’s school buddy, young Bingo (AKA  “old blighter”, “poor fish” “dear old fathead” and “old crumpet”). … Read more »

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