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President’s Message

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

February 1, 2021

This month we are celebrating Black History Month and Valentines Day! There’s good news as we start February. The LA Times is reporting that infection rates are definitely trending down. It seems the hard work of staying home, wearing masks and maintaining social distance is paying off.  That’s a very hopeful trend for us as… Read more »

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Save the Date

from Phyllis Hansen

February 1, 2021

Wednesday, February 3 at 3:00 p.m. Member Spotlight: Phyllis Currie. Phyllis Currie will speak about her role as CFO of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and the global clean energy evolution. Monday, February 8 at 12.00 p.m. Remembering Cicely Tyson Margaret Bush-Ware, public relations manager for many of the Black entertainment luminaries,… Read more »

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Amanda Gorman Credits RCA Grantee WriteGirl with Inspiration

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

February 1, 2021

In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, America’s first ever National Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, who stole the show at the Presidential Inauguraion on January 20 with her poem The Hill We Climb, referenced WriteGirl LA as one of her inspirations as a young poet.  WriteGirl is a non-profit organization in Los Angeles that promotes creativity and… Read more »

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New Members Needed for Scholarship Committee

from Judith Day, Director Scholarship Committee

February 1, 2021

Dear Ebell Members, We are seeking new members to join our scholarship committee. This is the perfect time to join as we are just getting started with our application process to prospective scholars.  It is rewarding work and a delight to get to meet and know our diverse group of scholars. We have a wonderful… Read more »

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Ebell RCA Starts 2021 Off Right with 15 New Grants

from Arden Teplow, Chair, Social Service Committee

February 1, 2021

The Ebell Rest Cottage Association (RCA) is the oldest philanthropic organization operating within The Ebell of Los Angeles. Its responsibilities are to identify and fund organizations that share its mission to assist women in need in Los Angeles County and their children, and to safeguard the endowment that allows it do so. It provides Relief,… Read more »

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The Ebell Magical History Tour: Where History Lives

from Phyllis Hansen, Ebell Historian

February 1, 2021

Up at the tippy top of our clubhouse, in its own private aerie, the past comes alive. This is the home of the Ebell Archives, a world apart that holds the essence of who we have been as an organization up to who we are now. Here lie our roots, at least the majority of… Read more »

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Meet the New Member

February 1, 2021

Cindy Chvatal-Keane has been a member of and advocate for the Greater Wilshire community for over 20 years and was one of the founding members of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council.  Cindy is also President of the Hancock Park HOA and co-chairs the Block Captain, Infrastructure Repair and Land Use/Zoning committees.  She believes it is imperative… Read more »

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Book Chamber Book Choice for March

from Constance Hornig, Book Chamber Chair

February 1, 2021

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance.   Join us February 16 at 6.30 p.m.the earliest possible 3rd Tuesday, to remind ourselves of life’s potential for luster, brilliance, and magnificence even amidst a wretched, ugly, and loathsome world.  Winston Churchill at his best in the Blitz. And here’s to hoping that author… Read more »

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President’s Message

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

January 5, 2021

Looking Ahead to 2021! At last 2020 is over! Our Holiday Cocktail Celebration and Boutique did the trick and we kissed 2020 a spirited goodbye. We are looking ahead, hopeful the new year will bring an end to the pandemic and a re-opening of our historic clubhouse. However, as I write, the pandemic is still… Read more »

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Save the Date

January 5, 2021

Wednesday, January 6, 4:00-5:30 p.m. Confab On Zoom Monday, January 11, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Virtual Field Trip: Abode Communities Housing Tour While experiencing first-hand the service-enhanced affordable housing that addresses and prevents homelessness, we’ll also hear amazing stories of hope and meet a resident or two. On Zoom Monday, January 11, 1.00 p.m. RCA Meeting… Read more »

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