September 25, 2009
It has been referred to as “the glamour charity.” Its members are blond, beautiful, slim, exceedingly well dressed and rich. This is not meant to sound crass or solicitous; it is simply fact. Ironically, these women came together more than 17 years ago to create a charitable organization raising funds feeding the poor in Orange County. Money raised go to the Second Harvest Food Bank, which translates dollars into sustenance for tens of thousands of men, women and children in need.
August 13, 2009
There’s more than one way to help the environment, and this Sunday, beers, bikinis and music will come together to do just that. In what could make for a marathon day of fun, the nonprofit Surfrider Foundation is joining up with popular clothing and sports companies and the Chronic Cantina to host a fundraiser to help the nonprofit keep our oceans clean. “The owners, we love doing these events,” said Keith Scheinberg, co-owner of the Chronic Cantina in Costa Mesa’s Triangle Square.
July 2, 2009
At Sutra Lounge in Costa Mesa tonight, Derick Alexander isn’t going to be working the door as a bouncer like he has many Fridays. Instead he’ll be directing cheerleaders, overseeing a fashion show and monitoring every piece of production while he’s filming the pilot for a reality TV show created by his sister Roxanne Alexander-Pringle. “Pro Cheer Danz” is a potential competition reality show that focuses on seven cheerleaders graded for 13 weeks by their acting, dancing, modeling and cheering ability as producers search for a breakout star.
June 19, 2009
Submitted by Tim Dunn The Friends of Dorothy Guild of AIDS Services Foundation Orange County raised $46,000 during its second annual fashion show, Macy’s Impulse for Spring Fashion, presented by Macy’s South Coast Plaza on Thursday, June 11 from 6-9 p.m. The Guild was founded by Barbara Venezia in 2007, and to date it has contributed nearly $250,000 to ASF. The show was held in Macy’s Impulse Department, and offered a tantalizing...
March 31, 2009
High School Students Put on Event to Raise Money for Youth Camps SANTA ANA, Calif. ? Student volunteers affiliated with the Orange County Chapter of the American Red Cross hosted their 3rd annual Rock 'N Runway fundraiser, Saturday, March 21 at WISEplace in Santa Ana. Five-hundred youth attended the event, which doubled the event size from the previous year. Youth ages 12-18 were invited to attend the event and rock out to three awesome local bands that contended for a gift certificate to Guitar Center in a Battle of the Bands.