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Friars Charitable Foundation Holds Annual Holiday Luncheon, Program
The Friars Charitable Foundation hosted its Annual Holiday Lunch-eon and Program for hundreds of children in need, last week at Beverly Hills’ Temple Emanuel.
Attendees included children, toddler to 14, from: LA’s Best, Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters, California Karate Club/Eucalyptus Elementary School, Eastmont Community Center, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Youth Activity League Foundation and Variety Boys and Girls Club.
Beverly Hills Police Of-ficer Tony Adams with his K-9 partner, Aeden, where on hand to visit with the children.
Lunch was catered by Joann Roth-Oseary of Some-one’s In The Kitchen.
Popcorn and cotton candy carts provided additional treats.
Entertainment included Hart to Hart DJ, plus there was Robbie Britt (as Santa Claus) and Silly Sallys’ clowns.
Each child received a special holiday gift plus $5 cash.
The Foundation has hosted its Holiday Program for more than 45 years. “This is a gift for the children of Los Angeles,” said Foundation President Marilyn Stambler.
Errol Stambler & Rose Newman
Lou & Fran Zigman
Children with Santa Claus (Robbie Britt).
BHPD Officer Tony Adams, with his K-9 partner Aeden; Marilyn Stambler, president of the Friars Charitable Foundation, and Sid Gittler, CEO.
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