The Emily Shane Foundation's annual spring fundraiser event at The Sunset Restaurant featured live musical entertainment, a DJ, live and silent auctions and more. Proceeds benefit the SEA (Successful Educational Achievement) Program serving failing/struggling disadvantaged children in mainstream middle school classrooms across LA and Ventura counties and right here in Malibu. EmilyShane.org
Pacific Palisades Woman's Club presented area nonprofits with financial support to enhance programs and services at its annual Grant Awards Night. Over the years, the PPWC has donated more than $1 million to local community and charitable groups. This year's recipients include Pacific Palisades Art Association, Pali Community Center Committee, Palisades Americanism Parade Association and many more.
The Hub Bike Shop in Westlake Village celebrated their Grand Opening. Owners Geoff and Deb Schipani have been part of our community for 12 years and they offer a commitment of Community Minded giving back and Rider First focused service. Photography Ben Malkin
For the Troops held a Military Tribute Gala led by Gala Chair Rosemary Allison and President Paula Cornell at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library honoring WWII and Korean War Veterans. For the Troops is dedicated to providing "We Care" packages filled with personal care items to our troops. Photography Ben Malkin
The Pacific Palisades Woman's Club Home Tour treated visitors to an inside look at several special area homes. Guests were shuttled to the Grenola house (The Gallery), Muskingham house (the Hidden Gem) and El Medio (the Craftsman) for a day of socializing and touring beautiful homes to benefit local nonprofits.
Now in its 16th year, Montecito Bank & Trust’s unique Community Dividends awards program has granted a total of $16 million to local Santa Barbara and Ventura County nonprofits. This year’s event at the Four Season Biltmore’s Coral Casino ballroom gave a share of $1 million to 188 central coast nonprofits. Photography Ben Malkin
The annual Scott Medlock-Robby Krieger All-Star Concert at Saddlerock Ranch benefited St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Legendary musicians Robby Krieger of The Doors, Alex Lifeson of Rush, Lukas Nelson and more entertained while guests enjoyed food and drink from local establishments, including Mastro’s Steakhouse, Westlake Village Inn, Duke's Malibu, Malibu Family Wines and Figueroa Mountain Brewery. Photography David … Continued
Ani Dermenjian has been bringing Malibu Armenian families together for six years to celebrate their common heritage. This year they also celebrated the 2,800 anniversary of Yehevan, the capital of Armenia. The food was amazing and it was all topped off with the singing of the traditional Armenian national anthem. Photography Ben Malkin
The recent Ride to the Flags XI charity motorcycle ride organized by the White Heart Foundation provided support to Navy CPO Holly Katke. The ride began at the Naval Base Ventura County, Pt. Mugu, and ended at Malibu Bluffs Park. RidetotheFlags.com Photography Jon DeMaria
WDC's new Kitchen Mastery Cooking Presentations are meant to educate folks about the latest technology in kitchen appliances. Miele’s Brand Representatives Fabby Diaz and Miele Chef Michy Silverstein demonstrated their new Combi-Steam Oven at the Agoura Hills WDC showroom while cooking steamed salmon with rice and asparagus. YUM! Photography Ben Malkin