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Book Chamber October Book Choice

from Constance Hornig, Book Chamber Chair

October 2, 2020

October Book Choice 3rd Tuesdays, 6.30 p.m. Proust (958), Melville (427), Faulkner (1289): the number of words in one of these august authors’ l-o-n-g sentences.  James McBride, their brother in bright images, crazy characters, and engrossing stories, also reels out lovely, long sentences that evoke time and place, and emotion, too, as the reader sees, hears, smells… Read more »

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Art Workshop: Boxes of Hope & Healing

from Lizzie Blatt, Director of Publications

September 30, 2020

On Tuesday, July 14, Ebell member and artist Aleka Corwin ran an art workshop to create a 3-D collage art box filled with your hopes, dreams and concerns.  “Think of it as an altar to celebrate your experiences and feelings,” said Aleka. Suzi Click Lewis was so inspired she made not one, but three, boxes!… Read more »

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Honor Roll

from Lorraine Spector, Director of Development

September 29, 2020

It is with great pride that we present this Honor Roll.  Every person listed has made a special gift so that The Ebell can remain a strong presence in the community during these trying times.  Thanks to them and our members, friends and supporters, we are able to keep empowering women, as we have since 1895.

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Who’s in the Spotlight? You Are

from Catherine Hicks, Spotlight Chair

September 29, 2020

SPOTLIGHT is a place – virtual, for now – where members can come to share the unique journeys they have carved on the path toward realizing their careers or dreams or, in many cases, both! So far, we’ve heard from two career military veterans, Elizabeth Yeo and Cecilie Korst; Lebanon and world traveler Venita de… Read more »

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Join The Board of Directors

September 28, 2020

Nominate yourself or a member. Help steer our Club through the next two years! In order to qualify for a nomination to a Board Position, a nominee must be a member in good standing for two years.   Upcoming Positions for Re-Election Secretary The Secretary shall take the minutes of the meetings of The Ebell… Read more »

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Call for Committee Volunteers

September 27, 2020

One of the best ways to engage with the Ebell community is to join one of our committees, which develop and promote member activities, support our philanthropic efforts and keep our membership connected and informed.  Here are some of the many opportunities at The Ebell to meet and work with other members in our community. … Read more »

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Matching Gift Goal: $10,000

from Lorraine Spector, Director of Development

September 26, 2020

Thank you to some fabulous donors who have contributed $3,450 to meet our challenge grant! We are over 65% of our goal. Please help us to meet the challenge. Every gift you make to The Ebell of Los Angeles by November 30 will be matched dollar for dollar up to $5,000. Thanks to the generosity of a new… Read more »

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Look What SHE Did!

Artists of Los Angeles Film Premiere + Zoom Salon

September 26, 2020

Thursday, November 12, at 12 noon – 1:00pm “She refused to believe that being a woman limited her. She did what she wanted to do.”  The Ebell is proud to host Look What SHE Did! for an online screening event featuring female storytellers and filmmakers. Look What SHE Did! is a nonprofit that creates short… Read more »

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Meet the Members

from Jane Gilman and Lizzie Blatt

September 24, 2020

Meet some new Ebell members!   Jill Lawrence “I was born in London and came to Los Angeles the day after I was married. I have two boys and two step-sons.  I was trained as a teacher of domestic science, but rather than re-qualifying in the US, I ended up in the securities industry.  My… Read more »

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Coping with the Ups and Downs of Life

from Arden Teplow

September 23, 2020

It can be difficult to always hear “be positive…don’t let it get you down.”  There’s no denying, the past few months have been difficult for most, if not all of us.  Here’s a timely reminder, from member and social worker Arden Teplow, on coping with trying times, whatever form they may take. One of my… Read more »

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