H100 Hosts Successful Farm to Table Dinner Benefiting Hillsides Teen Residential Homes

first_imgGatherings H100 Hosts Successful Farm to Table Dinner Benefiting Hillsides Teen Residential Homes From STAFF REPORTS Published on Friday, June 27, 2014 | 11:12 am Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  H100, a philanthropic support group of Hillsides aimed at young professionals, hosted a successful Farm to Table dinner on June 22 that combined fine dining, friends, a stunning setting, and a good cause. The H100 Board, from left to right: Ava Herrera, social co-chair; April Danz, president; David Hitchcock, membership chair; Kristin Thorell, communications chair; Jennifer Brian, vice president and treasurer; and Lauralyn Deringer, social co-chair. Not pictured: Annie Brose, satellite homes liaison.Some 100 guests gathered at the picturesque Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge on the night of June 22 for Hillsides fifth annual Farm to Table Dinner. The event was sponsored by H100, a philanthropic support group of Hillsides aimed at young professionals. This one-of-a-kind event combined friends, fine dining, and a stunning setting while raising funds for Hillsides teen residential homes in the community.“This Farm to Table Dinner was our most successful to date,” said H100 President April Danz. “More than half of the guests were either new H100 members or those interested in learning more about Hillsides and H100. And we raised more than $4,000 for the girls and boys homes’ summer activities.”The evening began with a reception from 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. while guests mingled in the garden. Guests then sat down to dinner in the Rose Pavilion, a craftsman-style open air pavilion surrounded by 4,000 rose bushes.The dinner, catered by Patina at Descanso, was served family style on rows of farm house tables. The multi-course menu consisted of innovative and local farm-fresh foods. Courses were accompanied by wine pairings provided by Mission Wines. For the first course, diners enjoyed a salad of wild baby arugula, fava beans, pecorino, and lemon and a dish of seasonal vegetables in red quinoa. For the entrée, guests were treated to wild Atlantic salmon and grilled grass-fed hanger steak accompanied by sweet corn ravioli, sautéed rapini, and caramelized heirloom cauliflower. For dessert, guests had their choice of red raspberry lemon Bundt cake and mini chocolate mousse petit fours.During the dinner, Danz introduced the rest of the H100 board, which consists of Jennifer Brian, vice president and treasurer; Annie Brose, teen satellite homes liaison; Lauralyn Deringer and Ava Herrera, social co-chairs; David Hitchcock, membership chair; and Kristin Thorell, communications chair. The H100 founders are Scott Steuber and Jeff Welch. Danz also thanked the Farm to Table Committee, which consisted of board members Deringer and Herrera, Leticia Medina, and Nicola Wilkins-Miller, for their hard work.After dinner, Hillsides Director of Group Homes Ramona McGee spoke about Hillsides teen residential homes, which provide a safe and stable environment for teens in the foster care system or who face emotional or behavioral challenges.McGee then introduced a former resident of the homes and the teen’s mother. The mother explained that her daughter was “drowning” emotionally without the will to live before coming to live at Hillsides as a young teen. At Hillsides, the staff helped her overcome her difficulties and feel hope and joy again. “It took a team to do what my daughter needed done,” said the mother. ”I will be forever grateful for that. It was the absolute best thing for our family.” Her daughter agreed, stating that without Hillsides, “I would be dead, in jail, or in the streets.” Now 17, she recently graduated from high school and will attend college in August.After the program, guests donated toward specific wishes of the teens in the homes, such as bicycles and summer field trips.Sponsors of the event included Nadine and Tony Danz, Armen and Katherine Panossian, Rob and Emilie Hoyt, Kristin and Keith Thorell, Annie Brose and Chris Anzalone, April Danz and Kelly Johnson, Lauralyn Deringer, Ava and Ed Herrera, Matthew and Kim Bickell, Jimmy and Jennifer Garcia, Edward and Noelle Aloe, Don and Sally Clark, Elizabeth M. Short and Michael A. Friedman, and Rachel and Scott Steuber.Hillsides, headquartered in Pasadena, is a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and families throughout Los Angeles County. H100 is one of three Hillsides volunteer support groups. For more information, please visit www.hillsides.org. First Heatwave Expected Next Week Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Business News Your email address will not be published. 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Russian Navy Command Rejects Air-Cushion Landing Ships

first_img December 26, 2011 Russian Navy Command Rejects Air-Cushion Landing Ships Share this article View post tag: ships Russian Navy command made a decision not to purchase Project 12322 Zubr small-size air-cushion landing ships, reports Izvestiya referring to a source in Navy Main HQ.Instead, it is planned to build new dynamic and static buoyancy boats which will be based on various landing ships including Mistral-class helicopter carriers.Development of Zubr small-size air-cushion landing ships started in the USSR in 1978, and the first serial ship joined Soviet Navy in 1988. Its carrying capacity is 3 main battle tanks with overall mass of 150 tons or 10 armored personnel carriers weighing up to 131 tons plus 140 marines, or 8 infantry fighting vehicles with mass up to 115 tons. Instead of armor, Zubr is capable to accommodate other 366 men.In total, 14 Zubr-class ships had been launched; only two of them remained in inventory of Russian Navy. Five ships were utilized, two – uncompleted, and five – sold to Greece where they are currently used as tourist craft.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , December 26, 2011 View post tag: Air-Cushion Industry news View post tag: Russian View post tag: Landing Back to overview,Home naval-today Russian Navy Command Rejects Air-Cushion Landing Ships View post tag: Naval View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Navy View post tag: rejects View post tag: Commandlast_img read more

FBI revives cold credit union murder case

first_img 3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr The FBI provided enhanced photos from a 13-year-old robbery-murder case Monday and reiterated its $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person sought.In 2003, the wanted individual robbed a branch of Xerox Federal Credit Union – now Xceed Financial Credit Union – in Webster, N.Y., killing one member and injuring another. continue reading »last_img

P120-T bail bond for attempted murder suspect

first_imgHe was detained in the lockup cell ofthe Calatrava municipal police station./PN BACOLOD City – The court recommended aP120,000 bail bond for the temporary liberty of a man charged with attemptedmurder in Barangay Suba, Calatrava, Negros Occidental. The 40-year-old Juanito Villacorta of BarangayMalanog, Calatrava was caught on the strength of an arrest warrant around 5:45p.m. on March 17, a police report showed.center_img Officers of the municipal police stationserved the warrant issued by Judge Reginald Fuentebella of the Regional TrialCourt Branch 59 in San Carlos City dated Feb. 12, 2020.last_img

Brand South Africa calls on patriots to support an authentic South African story #Matwetwe

first_imgBrand South Africa’s mission is to encourage citizens to find opportunities that promote Nation Brand pride and patriotism. The importance of a patriotic society results in a strengthened Nation Brand image and competitiveness.This is why South African multi award-winning record producer DJ Black Coffee in partnership with stand-up comedian, actor and writer Kagiso Lediga are bringing to the cinemas, their highly anticipated film MATWETWE (WIZARD) from Friday, 25th January 2019.MATWETWE is a coming of age adventure following Lefa (Sibusiso Khwinana) and Papi (Tebatso Mashishi), best friends and recent high school graduates, as they hustle through their young lives. Over the course of an action-packed New Years Eve in the iconic township of Atteridgeville, the boys try to score a huge deal, dodge a kingpin gangster and his violent minions, get the girl and ultimately save their lives in this hilarious escapade.The South African film industry has had a positive  impact on the economy, as confirmed by The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) in its Economic Impact Assessment study. The film industry had a R5.4 billion contribution to the GDP, compared to the R3.5 billion in 2013.Brand South Africa calls on citizens to go out in their numbers to support this local production at the more than 800 cinemas across the country in support of this authentic South African story filled with adventure and comedy. #MatwetweWatch the trailer Matwetwe (Wizard)last_img read more

Formula One: Charles Leclerc Claims Pole as Ferrari Lock Out Front Row in Belgian GP

first_img belgian gpBelgian Grand PrixCharles LeclercF1 First Published: August 31, 2019, 10:20 PM IST Spa-Francorchamps: Charles Leclerc claimed pole position for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix with a dazzling lap in a dramatic qualifying session on Saturday as Ferrari delivered a dominant front row lockout.The Monegasque, who was quickest in two of the three practice sessions and is seeking his maiden victory in Formula One, clocked a fastest lap in one minute 42.519 seconds. He was 0.748sec clear of his Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel. It was his third pole of the season after successes in Bahrain and Austria, but he goes into the race seeking to claim his maiden victory, having been left frustrated at both previous races.It was Ferrari’s first lockout since the Bahrain Grand Prix in March and the 63rd in the team’s F1 history, one fewer than Mercedes.Defending five-time world champion and series leader Lewis Hamilton was third for Mercedes ahead of his team-mate Valtteri Bottas, Max Verstappen, who was fifth for Red Bull, and Daniel Ricciardo of Renault.”That felt good,” said Leclerc. We were struggling a little bit more for race pace and we need to work on that, but I am sure we will be strong.”Vettel was left frustrated by traffic on his final run. “At the end, it’s good we secured the front row, but to fight for pole I was in the queue!”Referring to his big crash in final practice in the morning, Hamilton said: “P3 was a terrible session for me and it’s painful because I know how much it takes to build the part and put the car together.”Ferrari have done a great job and I hope we can bring the fight to them.”Nico Hulkenberg was seventh in the second Renault ahead of Kimi Raikkonen of Alfa Romeo, Sergio Perez of Racing Point and Kevin Magnussen of Haas.Hamilton has won eight of this year’s 12 races to date to lead Bottas by 62 points in the championship.FLAMES PLUMINGOn a near-perfect day in the Ardennes forests, the air temperature was 31 degrees centigrade and the track 42 as the session began, the session was halted after five minutes when Robert Kubica pulled up with flames pluming from the rear of his Williams as another new Mercedes power-unit failure.It was the second stoppage of the day following Hamilton’s crash in third practice, an accident that resulted in high-speed repairs on his Mercedes as it was fitted with new front wheels, a new nose, bargeboards and floor.The session resumed after 10 minutes, with Hamilton immediately back in action courtesy of the unexpected extra time.He responded with a fast lap. That was, topped immediately by Bottas and then the two Ferraris.Q1 ended when Antonio Giovinazzi pulled up in his Alfa Romeo at the exit of La Source, preventing any late laps and condemning Carlos Sainz to elimination in 17th between the two Toro Rossos of Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat. The two Williams were last, with George Russell in 19th and Kubica 20th.After another delay, Q2 began with everyone on softs and Hamilton setting the early pace before Leclerc and Vettel took overs.Romain Grosjean of Haas, Lando Norris of McLaren, Lance Stroll of Racing Point, Red Bull new boy Alex Albon and Giovinazzi were all eliminated, the last two without managing further laps.The Q3 shootout began with Ricciardo first out ahead of a curious bunching of the top drivers as they jockeyed for best ‘hot lap’ positions, Hamilton braking hard to avoid hitting his team-mate.”This is affecting the out lap,” he said. “Ridiculous.”On their first runs, Leclerc took advantage with a best lap in 1min 42.644sec to go six-tenths clear of Hamilton with Vettel two-tenths back in third ahead of Bottas. Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time.last_img read more

Panathinaikos blows away Lavrio on the road

first_imgA determined and highly concentrated Panathinaikos faced no problem whatsoever against Lavrio on the road, winning 84 – 60 and grabbing its eighth victory in the Greek Basket League.Giannis Bourousis was the top performer of the Greens with 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals, while James Feldeine and K.C. Rivers dropped 13 points each. Chris Singleton (11 points) and youngster Vassilis Charalambopoulos (10 points, 5 rebounds) completed the winning puzzle for coach Pascual’s team.Lavrio couldn’t hope for much, especially after falling behind with a double-digit deficit (18 – 7) early in the match and reacting by shooting… horribly even from the free throw line (3/10 at the first Q). The guests took a 48 – 32 lead at halftime and finished the job more than easily in the remainder of the game.Brandon Young (11 points, 5 rebounds) and DJ Shelton (10 points, 6 rebounds) were the only players to score in double digits from the losing side.Panathinaikos (8-1) remains tied with AEK (8-1) at the second place of the Greek League standings, behind undefeated Olympiacos (9-0). Jure Zdovc’s players fought sufficiently well not only against Koroivos (2-7) but also the recent difficult situation with Mike Dixon’s involvement in a fatal car accident that obviously affected the atmosphere surrounding the team.PAOK (5-4) was a victim of an upset by first division newcomer Kymi (4-5) and now shares the third place with Aris (5-4) and Rethymno (5-4).Greek Basket League 2016/2017 – Week 9Rethymno – Promitheas Patras 104 – 97 (Robert Arnold 21 p. 9 r.)AEK – Koroivos Amaliada 89 – 75 (Milan Milosevic 15 p. 7 r. 7 a.)Aris Thessaloniki – Kolossos Rhodes 84 – 60 (Tadija Dragisevic 21 p.)Kymi – PAOK 93 – 82 (Chavdar Kostov 21 p.)Apollon Patras – Doxa Lefkada 74 – 65 (Nick Russell 18 p.)Trikala – Olympiacos 60 – 81 (Giannis Athinaiou 23 p.)Lavrio – Panathinaikos 60 – 84 (Giannis Bourousis 14 p. 5 r. 4 stl.)Source: EurohoopsTweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

ITF Hanjin Seattles Crew Allowed to Come Ashore

first_imgzoom A crew of the container ship Hanjin Seattle has been granted shore leave on the vessel’s arrival at the US port of Seattle, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF).“This decision is an immense relief to the affected crew and we trust that it will apply to all Hanjin crews with bona fide visas who want to avail themselves of their basic right to step ashore,” Dave Heindel, ITF seafarers’ section chair, said.The denial of shore leave to seafarers on Hanjin vessels was highlighted by an action of dockers at the same port last month, and by ITF inspectors in the USA, ITF said.Heindel added that the basic needs of Hanjin crews will continue to be addressed by a coalition of the Korean government, ITF’s member union Federation of Korean Seafarers’ Unions (FKSU) and the Korean Shipowners’ Association.Last month, the US authorities were criticized by the ITF due to the refusal of shore leave to seafarers on board Hanjin ships in the USA as a denial of human rights.After the South Korean shipping company Hanjin Shipping filed for court protection on August 31, 2016, some 97 of the company’s container ships were left stranded across the globe and unable to load or offload containers.last_img read more