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March 29, 2002
The Newport Chapter of the National Charity League will award scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 to senior girls based on financial need. The qualifications are: 2.5 grade-point average or above not be a daughter of a National Charity League member or a Ticktocker be registered as a full-time college student this fall have attended a minimum of two years of high school in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District be a U.S. citizen Applications are available in the counseling offices of each of the Newport-Mesa Unified high schools and should be postmarked by Friday, April 12.
LOCAL
May 11, 2009
Submitted by Dan Pittman More than 450 dedicated women from across the country representing National Charity League, Inc. (NCL) Chapters in 15 states met recently in Atlanta, Georgia at the premier mother-daughter organization’s annual meeting and leadership conference – the first in 50 years to be held in the eastern United States – to learn about challenges currently facing non-profits, focus on governance issues and build...
LOCAL
By Dan Pittman | May 11, 2010
More than 500 dedicated women from across the country representing National Charity League Inc. (NCL) Chapters in 16 states met recently in Bellevue, Wash., at the premier mother-daughter organization’s annual meeting and leadership conference. The organization’s national headquarters is in Costa Mesa, California. According to Hillary Niblo, executive director of NCL Inc., the meeting underscored the importance of social responsibility and volunteerism as practiced by more than 40,000 NCL Chapter members.
ENTERTAINMENT
By B.W. Cook | December 5, 2013
In time-honored tradition, the National Charity League, Inc. presented its 53rd Debutante Ball, introducing 26 young ladies from the Newport Beach community to society. The debutantes were honored for six years of community service through National Charity League programs in Orange County, assisting more than 30 charities that benefit a wide range of important social causes. Nearly 500 guests in black tie converged Nov. 30 on the newly named Hotel Irvine (formerly the Hyatt Regency Irvine)
NEWS
By Marie Gentosi, Special to the Daily Pilot | March 28, 2012
The older generation will be happy to hear that yes, the younger generation is still being taught manners. The National League of Young Men (NLYM) hosted its Social Etiquette Dinner on March 18, drawing 50 area teens. Every year, about 25 junior boys from NLYM and about 25 junior girls from the National Charity League (NCL) attend the dinner. The students represented Corona del Mar, Newport Harbor, JSerra Catholic, Mater Dei and Orange Lutheran high schools, and St. Margaret's Episcopal School.
NEWS
January 9, 2003
The Newport chapter of National Charity League Inc. celebrated its 42nd annual charity ball, introducing 27 accomplished young ladies to local society. The National Charity League motto is , "We search for charity within ourselves and strive for the graciousness to share it with others." To celebrate this community spirit, more than 500 guests converged upon the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Irvine to pay tribute to the social deliverance of local daughters, sisters and friends of the National Charity League.
NEWS
From staff reports | November 26, 2013
A 13-year Thanksgiving tradition of giving along Shalimar Drive in Costa Mesa nearly went cold this year when the volunteers who provided the economically challenged area with free turkeys and side dishes could no longer continue. But THINK Together, a nonprofit provider of academic services, solicited help from the National Charity League, and the Newport Beach Chapter stepped in Sunday to provide fowl and fixings to the district's residents. "During a time when money remains tight and our Shalimar families continue to struggle, THINK Together's staff was very concerned that many families would have to go without this Thanksgiving," said Mia Evans, associate director of marketing and communications for THINK Together.
FEATURES
By B.W. Cook | January 15, 2010
Presenting the 2009 National Charity League debutants from the Newport Beach Chapter. Seventeen young ladies have been immersed in the spirit of volunteerism and service to community. They worked diligently over a six-year period, beginning in the seventh-grade, and completed their service in their senior year of high school. In all, these young ladies, who contributed more than 8,200 hours of volunteer efforts, were presented to society at the end of last year. The honorable debutants are now college freshmen at universities across the United States, including Stanford University, Cornell University, Southern Methodist University, USC, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara and many more.
ENTERTAINMENT
By B.W. Cook | May 9, 2012
A picture-perfect Saturday afternoon in Newport Beach was the backdrop for "Under the Big Top. " The circus-inspired theme was chosen for the 2012 National Charity League, Juniors Mother-Daughter luncheon and fashion show held at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort. It was one of the most exceptionally designed events held in the Bay Club ballroom, transforming the massive space into the interior of a romantic circus tent. National Charity League, Juniors President Jenny Gehl joined co-chairs Samantha Anderson , Erin Greenwald and Becky Scanlan in welcoming some 500 mothers and daughters under the big top. The event ultimately raised more than $100,000 for the group's charities.
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 28, 2014
The junior division of the Newport Beach chapter of National Charity League, a mother-daughter service organization, held its annual fashion show luncheon Saturday at the Balboa Bay Club. Sixth-graders took to the runway alongside professional models for a show sponsored by Bloomingdale's. The students, many of whom began volunteering with the group in kindergarten, will graduate from the junior division this year. A silent and live auction, plus individual underwriters, helped raise more than $90,000.
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NEWS
March 3, 2014
Lynn passed on Monday, February 17, 2014 in Newport Beach, California at the age of 69. Lynn was born in Seattle, WA on December 23, 1944. She and her husband, Bruce Nye lived in Corona del Mar, California for over 30 years. Lynn graduated from USC with an accounting degree and was a CPA. During her early adult years, she was a model and appeared in many national magazines and TV commercials. She also rode on floats in at least one Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. She worked for an international accounting firm for many years and later was a controller for a major Century City law firm for several years.
ENTERTAINMENT
By B.W. Cook | December 5, 2013
In time-honored tradition, the National Charity League, Inc. presented its 53rd Debutante Ball, introducing 26 young ladies from the Newport Beach community to society. The debutantes were honored for six years of community service through National Charity League programs in Orange County, assisting more than 30 charities that benefit a wide range of important social causes. Nearly 500 guests in black tie converged Nov. 30 on the newly named Hotel Irvine (formerly the Hyatt Regency Irvine)
NEWS
From staff reports | November 26, 2013
A 13-year Thanksgiving tradition of giving along Shalimar Drive in Costa Mesa nearly went cold this year when the volunteers who provided the economically challenged area with free turkeys and side dishes could no longer continue. But THINK Together, a nonprofit provider of academic services, solicited help from the National Charity League, and the Newport Beach Chapter stepped in Sunday to provide fowl and fixings to the district's residents. "During a time when money remains tight and our Shalimar families continue to struggle, THINK Together's staff was very concerned that many families would have to go without this Thanksgiving," said Mia Evans, associate director of marketing and communications for THINK Together.
ENTERTAINMENT
By B.W. Cook | October 31, 2013
The generous Mart and Margie Hubbard once again invited dedicated donors supporting the Pacific Chorale to a midweek dinner at Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach. The Oct. 16 gathering raised an impressive $120,000 in underwriting to cover the cost of producing the Chorale's Dickens Feast, which will take place Dec. 22 with a concert and dinner at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and the Westin South Coast Plaza. Fifty-five guests arrived at Big Canyon greeted by the Hubbards and the evening's co-chair, Jan Landstrom . The crowd was treated to cocktails on the Big Canyon terrace, followed by a wonderful dinner buffet in the dining room interspersed with entertainment provided by Pacific Chorale singers Ricky McKillips and Denean Dyson . The talented pair were accompanied by pianist and arranger David Clemensen . In the holiday spirit, Landstrom created the illusion of an early Christmas, complete with a lighted tree and dinner place settings adorned with glittering red bags of chocolate stars wrapped in silver foil.
ENTERTAINMENT
By B.W. Cook | November 29, 2012
As the national debate rages on over government funding versus private-sector support of charitable social and educational programs directed at disadvantaged sectors of the American population, there are those among us who ignore the rhetoric and take action. In the O.C., Newport Beach resident Henry T. Nicholas III , co-founder of Broadcom, joined forces with retired Superior Court Judge Jack Mandel in 2008 to launch the Nicholas Academic Centers. On Nov. 20 in Santa Ana, 300 inner-city high school students and their families came together for the fourth annual Nicholas center "Thanksgiving Dinner" celebration recognizing the accomplishments of the students and the programs that such academic success will ultimately bestow upon the community at large.
NEWS
November 9, 2012
Barbara Ward Aune died peacefully at age 87, in her beloved “Villa Montana” home October 21, 2012. She had called Newport Beach home for 62 years. She was known as the real estate lady with the hat! She was born in Clinton Montana to Sidney and Zoe Ward on December 28, 1924, the youngest of six children who grew up in a rustic one room cabin. She graduated from Missoula High in 1943 and went to the University of Montana where she was an active member of Delta Gamma. In 1946 she married Arthur Aune in Missoula.
NEWS
June 28, 2012
Mary McGann Lauer, a 30-year resident of Newport Beach and Corona del Mar, CA died peacefully on June 21, 2012 at the age of 59. Mary was born in Los Angels.  She grew up in Los Alamitos and attended St. Joseph's High School. She was a graduate of the University of Southern California and active in her sorority, Delta Delta Delta.  For many years she acted as an alumni advisor for the Tri Delt chapters at USC and UCI.  She was a member of the Newport chapter of National Charity League.  Additionally, Mary dedicated many hours providing home safety checks for a dog rescue organization titled Bichon FurKids Rescue.             A loving mother, Mary is survived by her daughters, Courtenay Lauer Taylor and Allison Lauer Trama.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Bichon FurKids at http://www.bichonfurkids.org/Fundraising.
ENTERTAINMENT
By B.W. Cook | May 9, 2012
A picture-perfect Saturday afternoon in Newport Beach was the backdrop for "Under the Big Top. " The circus-inspired theme was chosen for the 2012 National Charity League, Juniors Mother-Daughter luncheon and fashion show held at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort. It was one of the most exceptionally designed events held in the Bay Club ballroom, transforming the massive space into the interior of a romantic circus tent. National Charity League, Juniors President Jenny Gehl joined co-chairs Samantha Anderson , Erin Greenwald and Becky Scanlan in welcoming some 500 mothers and daughters under the big top. The event ultimately raised more than $100,000 for the group's charities.
NEWS
March 28, 2012
Earla Styll obituary Earla Marie Cann Styll, 82, a resident of Costa Mesa since 1958, passed away on March 21, 2012, to be with the Lord and the love of her life, who preceded her in death by four months. She was a California native, and grew up in Alhambra with her parents, Earl Weston Cann, and Alice Genevra Fletcher Cann.  She was voted Prom Queen in her senior year at Alhambra High School.  She attended Pepperdine University, where she met her husband of 62 years, Marshall James Styll.
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