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President’s Message

from Patricia Lombard, 64th President of The Ebell of Los Angeles

March 1, 2021

Spring is in the air and full of promise. Our wisteria vine, one of the highlights of our garden, is just starting to blossom. Every year I am inspired and thankful for its beauty. I couldn’t resist sharing it with you. As we approach March, I am hopeful that we will soon see life getting… Read more »

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Save the Date

March 1, 2021

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 »

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Ambassadors Needed for Social Services Programs

from Arden Teplow, Chair, Social Service Committee

March 1, 2021

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 »

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Mr Soul Screened on PBS

from Loyce Braun

March 1, 2021

  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 »

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RCA May Applications… Pass it Along…

from Randi Jones, Director RCA

March 1, 2021

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 »

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

from Wendy Kaiser and Crista Bazoian

March 1, 2021

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 »

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Ebell Face Mask

Ebell Masks Still Available…But Not for Long…

March 1, 2021

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 patty@ebelloflosangeles.com or complete… Read more »

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Love Your Peaks!

from Crista Bazoian

March 1, 2021

Here, the peaks we’re talking about are on your chest! Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a non-profit whose mission is to educate young people about early detection and the importance of healthy lifestyles in preventing Breast Cancer. Spearheaded by member Vanessa Diaz, in February they launched their winter campaign, Love Your Peaks, to encourage… Read more »

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Bride Donates Wedding Deposit to The Ebell

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

March 1, 2021

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 »

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Ebell of LA Movie Drive in

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

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

March 1, 2021

  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 »

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