May 12, 2011
The Foothill Civitan Club of Burbank staged its 29th annual fashion show luncheon fundraiser under the theme “Strolling Down the Avenue” on May 7 in the Starlight Room at the Castaway Restaurant. Welcomed by the organization’s chairwoman, Elizabeth Kenney, the day’s program and fashion show were co-emceed by Ann Marie Coppen and actor Jack McGee, best known for his role as Fire Chief Jerry Reilly on the FX television series “Rescue Me,” and from last year’s Academy Awards best picture nominee, “The Fighter,” in which he played the main character’s father.
August 25, 2010
With the kids back in school, and Labor Day less than two weeks away, the Burbank Emblem Club squeezed in one last summer fundraiser by staging their annual fashion show luncheon at the Burbank Elks Lodge on Saturday. Presented under the theme "Summer Daze," My Fair Lady Outlet teamed up with Dressed Up! of Tarzana to provide the afternoon's fashions. Welcomed by the organization's president, Mary Hoffman , and event co-chairwomen, Elaine Paonessa and Barbara Maslyk , members and guests enjoyed socializing and perusing fashionable offerings prior to a baked ham lunch and the main event.
March 4, 2000
Irma Lemus HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- From turn-of-the-century designs that would have been at home in the ballroom of Titanic to the more daring James Bond-girl fashions of the 1960s, classic threads were the order of the day at Woodbury University's second annual vintage fashion show. In addition to modeling items from some of the biggest names in names in 20th century fashion design, the Woodbury students who took part in Wednesday's event wowed an appreciative crowd with articles dating back to the 1850s.
April 30, 2003
Jackson Bell Woodbury fashion design students will display their work at Woodbury University's 39th annual fashion show, "Metropolo: A Mid-Century Night's Dream." Sunday's show at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles will begin with a cocktail and dinner reception, followed by the catwalk presentation, which will feature the works of 30 students. "We have a lot of people who will come and see the show, and it's wonderful exposure for people to see what the students are doing," said Penny Collins, chairwoman of the university's fashion department.
May 14, 2005
Guild celebrates women at fashion show Women from all walks of life were celebrated during Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Guild's annual luncheon and fashion show recently at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. As the theme was "Wonderful World of Women," some of those identified by master of ceremonies Kathy Buckley as being in attendance were Beverly Garland, hotel entrepreneur, actress Susan Ruttan, Patricia Modrzejewski, executive director of the medical center's foundation, and from the medical center Sister Mary Prendergast, cardiologist Dr. Martha Preciado and nurse LaTanya Harris.
November 15, 2011
It has been an annual harbinger of the holiday season - a tradition that separates the first 10 months of a year from the festivities and family gatherings of its last eight weeks. As they have done for many years since their 1947 establishment, the women of the La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles once again presented their fall boutique, fashion show and luncheon fundraiser this past week at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. Presented under the theme, A Royal Affair, more than 350 guild members and supporters were welcomed by the event's chairwoman, Judy LaVerde, and the organization's president, Judy Gragg, who thanked the assemblage for their continued support of the Los Angeles-based pediatric hospital.
October 28, 2006
La Providencia Guild has 'Razzle Dazzle' fashion show La Providencia Guild of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is getting ready for its 45th annual fundraiser fashion show, "Razzle Dazzle." The Burbank-based guild was founded July 30, 1947. The group also has an annual spring cotillion and runs a thrift shop on Magnolia Boulevard, all benefiting the hospital. This year's Associates Project is for orthopedic endowments and the new hospital building. This fashion show event will be on Sunday and is by invitation only.
October 23, 2004
Take a chance at casino night One doesn't have to leave town to experience the excitement that Vegas offers. For this year's fall event, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Guild is planning a "Monte Carlo Casino Night" on Nov. 6 at Lakeside Golf Club in Toluca Lake. Co-chairwomen Janice Khoury and Josie McCurley of Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Guild are planning an array of games, like blackjack, dice tables, roulette and a wheel of fortune.