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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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Semi-Annual Business Meeting

January 5, 2021

Don’t forget to come to the Semi-Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday, January 13 at 3:00 p.m., immediately before Spotlight on Patty Lombard. The Members of the Board will each give a short presentation on what has been happening at The Ebell since the Pandemic has precluded us from meeting in person.

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Artwork by Aleka Corwin

Aleka Corwin in LAAA Open Show at Gallery 825.

January 5, 2021

We are delighted to announce that the Los Angeles Art Association’s 2020 Open Show includes work by Ebell member Aleka Corwin. Featuring the very best of emerging artists in LA, the show runs until January 15 at Gallery 825, 825 N La Cienega Blvd, LA, 90069 and is open for viewing by appointment. For an online… Read more »

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Yoga with Miranda Ratner

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

January 5, 2021

Last March, Ebell member Laurie Schechter hosted a yoga class with yoga instructor Miranda Ratner and daughter of Ebell member Alecka Corwin. The class proved to be a wonderful respite during the pandemic and for many of us, this writer included, the first time we participating in a yoga class. Ratner is a wonderful instructor… Read more »

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