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Kiss 2020 Goodbye!

Virtual Boutique and Holiday Cocktail Celebration

December 1, 2020

The Ebell of Los Angeles, famous for its festive holiday luncheon and boutique, is preparing a virtual celebration this year to kiss 2020 goodbye! Mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 9 and join the celebration.

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The Ebell Recognized as a Site “Where Women Made History”

From Dennee Marson

December 1, 2020

The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) has an initiative “Where Women Made History” to identify, honor, and elevate places across the country where women have changed their communities and the world. We’re proud that the Ebell of Los Angeles recently was accepted as one of these sites! Access our story here. The NTHP states:… Read more »

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$300 Tax Deduction in 2020!

from Lorraine Spector, Director of Development

December 1, 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 »

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From the Collections: Seated Woman Reading

From Suzanne Wilton, Director of Historic Collections

December 1, 2020

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 »

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

from Lorraine Spector, Director of Development

December 1, 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 generous donor who… Read more »

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December Book Chamber Choice

from Constance Hornig, Book Chamber Chair

December 1, 2020

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 »

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President’s Message

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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