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Executive Director’s Message

from Stacy Brightman, Executive Director of The Ebell

October 11, 2021

Hello dear Ebell friends and sisters, What a joy it was to see so many of you in person at our Opening Day event on October 2 in the Theatre with the incandescent  Sheryl Lee Ralph!  Ms. Ralph first came to the Ebell as a producer and star of of the Divas Simply Singing benefit… Read more »

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Looking for Members to Join The Ebell Board of Directors

from Janna Bodek Harris, Nominating Committee Chair

October 11, 2021

Dear Ebell Members: With October comes the time for us to think about nominating new members of the Ebell Board of Directors. Each year we rotate half our board off and vote for new Board members who will bring fresh ideas and renewed spirit to our community. This is a particularly exciting time for the… Read more »

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Rony Rosenbaum

Welome Rony Rosenbaum to Ebell HR Department

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

October 11, 2021

In September we said farewell to Director of HR Brady Miller, who has worked at The Ebell for 18 years.  Brady is leaving to pursue other interests and is looking forward to her “retirement”.  We wish her well and thank her for her years of service. Meanwhile, welcome Rony Rosenbaum!  Rony has been working in… Read more »

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Blankets Galore! Your Help Needed!

from Cynthia Comsky

October 11, 2021

It was an inspired idea.  In World War II, Ebell ladies answered the call by knitting socks for the troops.  In 2012, we were looking for ways to bring our membership together and be useful at the same time.  We came up with the idea of The Knitting Circle, and we would knit blankets for… Read more »

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Sir Anthony Hopkins at The Ebell

from Anessa Birkemeier, Director of Special Events

October 11, 2021

Sir Anthony Hopkins took part in a photo shoot this August, to celebrate his winning the GQ 2021 Legend Award. Sir Anthony, whose career has spanned 70 years, will be awarded the GQ Legend Award in London at this year’s GQ Men of the Year Awards.  He is best known for The Remains of  the… Read more »

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RCA Grantee Jenesse Center, Inc.

from Paulinda Schimmel, Social Service Ambassador to Jenesse Center

October 11, 2021

Jenesse Center, Inc. is a domestic violence intervention and prevention non-profit organization founded in 1980 by five African American survivors of Domestic Violence (DV). This organization works locally, nationally and globally to shine a light on violence against women, girls, men and boys and advocates the basic human right for all people to have peace… Read more »

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Member Regina Lark Publishes New Home Organization Book

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

October 11, 2021

Member Regina Lark, who has spoken at the Ebell about home organization has written a new book : Emotional Labor: Why A Woman’s Work is Never Done and What to Do About It. Regina Lark is an outstanding organizer/feminist who has helped revolutionize the world of women with chronic and severe organizational challenges, and now expands… Read more »

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Meet the Members

from Aretha Green, Director of Membership

October 11, 2021

Meet our newest members and welcome them to the Club! Maricar Afurong is a Board Certified Registered Nurse.  Her interests include acting, film, TV, arts, painting, wildlife, animals, photography, yoga, fitness and nutrition.       Wendy Pylko has a BA Liberal Arts from Evergreen State College Masters of Music, and a degree in vocal… Read more »

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Come to the 2021 Los Angeles Archives Bazaar + Home Movie Day

from Phyllis Hansen, Ebell Historian

October 11, 2021

The Ebell will once again have a table at the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar this year. Headlined The Stories of LA. All day. All in one place, this year’s Archives Bazaar will be a hybrid event that will be held both virtually and in-person. The day will include virtual programs with local authors, community leaders,… Read more »

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September – Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

from Paulinda Schimmel

October 11, 2021

OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS is nationally recognized annually in the month of September.  Los Angeles civic leaders honored this critical women’s health issue for the 5th consecutive year, declaring an Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day and paying special tribute to the nonprofit organization, The Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired by Robin Babbini. President Nury Martinez (CD6), Council members Paul… Read more »

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Magical History Tour: Dr. Adrian Ebell

from Phyllis Hansen, Ebell Historian

October 11, 2021

At a recent Board Meeting we were entertained by Donna Russell to a brief look at the highlights of the life of our founder, Dr Adrian Ebell.  We thought it was an appropriate time to reprint one of Phyllis Hansen’s articles which she wrote to celebrate our 125th Anniversary.  Here it is:- Our 125th celebration… Read more »

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Ebell Events: Opening Day with Sheryl Lee Ralph

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

October 11, 2021

Opening Day, Saturday, October 2, kicked off the 2021-22 Season with a delightful performance in the Theatre by actor/singer/dancer and Ebell member Sheryl Lee Ralph.  Ms Ralph had the audience laughing and gasping at the ups and downs of her amazing career, followed by a Q&A session.  Prior to the performance, members enjoyed a get-together with... Read more » Read more »

Save the Date

from Phyllis Hansen, Director of Programs

October 11, 2021

Thursday, October 14, 1:00 p.m. Day at the Museum Field Trip Group visit to The California African American Museum in Exposition Park. Saturday, October 16, 7.30 p.m. Home Movie Night Vintage Ebell film footage screened on Zoom.  FREE. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/home-movie-day-los-angeles-2021-tickets-166079224431 Monday, October 18, 1.00 p.m. RCA Meeting Tuesday, October 19, 6.30 p.m. Write Club… Read more »

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Opening Day with Sheryl Lee Ralph in the Theatre

Celebrate Opening Day with Sheryl Lee Ralph

from Phyllis Hansen, Director of Programs

September 29, 2021

A New Way to Celebrate our Members’ Opening Day… Join Us for a Live Theatre Performance This Saturday, Starring Sheryl Lee Ralph Life is a little different for all of us this year, so our annual Opening Day event, long a tradition each fall, offers some exciting surprises beyond the norm. In keeping with our… Read more »

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