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Blind Children’s Center Holds Annual Beeping Egg Hunt

Visually impaired students enjoyed an egg hunt and a petting zoo and received baskets with stuffed animals.

Sharing His Faith

Actor Mark Wahlberg and his brother Jim Wahlberg were among the speakers at the fourth annual Men's Fellowship of California regional conference at The Church of The Good Shepherd.

Lobo and Henry Seek That Special Home

Lobo is a handsome year-old German Shepherd with a gentle nature who was surrendered by his owners when he developed a medical condition common to the breed.

This Week’s Featured Pets:

Every week, the Courier features a selection of dogs and cats waiting for adoption or foster homes from the Los Angeles Animal Services - West Los Angeles Shelter at (888) 452-7381. The shelter is located at 11361 W. Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles, 90064.

Beverly Hills News – Pet Care Foundation Donations Set to Clear Cats from LA City Shelters

Last week, the Paula Kent Meehan Pet Care Foundation awarded $237,000 to three organizations that spay, neuter, adopt, foster and nurse neonatal kittens in the first-ever grant funding for rescue organizations. The funds are expected to save 1,000 kittens that would otherwise perish during "kitten season," an annual surge in the number of neonatal kittens in the shelter, possibly making LA City a "no-kill" city.

Plans for Koreatown Homeless Shelter Face Hurdles

The Los Angeles City Council backed a plan Friday to continue studying the possibility of a contested Koreatown temporary homeless shelter on Vermont Avenue, but to also hold more community meetings on the topic and study an alternative site, a move that comes after nearly two months of harsh opposition to the shelter among some residents.

ADL’s Sherwood Prizes Honor L.A., Palm Springs Police Officers, Firefighters

Officers in the departments were honored by the ADL for their dedication in fighting hate crimes, bigotry and terrorist threats.

Charity Happenings — Blind Children’s Center Sets Annual Beeping Egg Hunt, And More…

The Chrysalis Butterfly Ball will raise funds to help individuals out of poverty and homelessness by providing the tools and resources necessary to gain employment. Autfest will honor two TV shows for their visionary portrayals of those with autism.

Beverly Hills Philanthropist Suzan Hughes’ ‘Give A Little, Get A Lot’ Philosophy Benefits A Myriad Of Educational Causes

Beverly Hills News – Pay it Forward Tuesday for Mari Winsor, Pilates Giant, Battling ALS

Mari Winsor, considered responsible for popularizing Pilates exercise, will be the beneficiary of events to be celebrated in honor of her birthday Tuesday, to help offset the cost of her battle with ALS.

Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival Brings 18,000 L.A. County Fifth Graders To The Music Center

The  annual admission-free program featured a performance by all-male Argentinian dance companyChe Malambo, and attendees in a choreographed dance inspired by the group. The festival is often the first-time students experience a live professional performance.

Olivia Diaz-Lapham Named New CEO Of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles

Diaz-Lapham brings more than 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, most recently as president/CEO of the American Lung Association in California (ALAC). Before her position with ALAC, Diaz-Lapham held leadership positions with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the American Cancer Society.

Charity Happenings—Thalians To Honor James Conlon, Pat Boone; Blind Children’s Center Sets ‘Tablescaping’ Benefit

Mary Bulgarelli will also receive the Thalian's Angel Award at the event that will also honor Founding Member Debbie Reynolds. Designers, chefs, florists, and vendors throughout the region are invited to showcase their tablescaping skills at “Tables That Bloom-Spring into Design.”

Project Angel Food Receives $30,000 Donation From Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation To Help Fight Hunger

"Last year for the first time in our 28- year history, we had a waiting list of clients needing to join our food program," said  Richard Ayoub, Project Angel Food executive director. "This donation will go a long way toward eliminating that anxiety.”

Signature Plaza At Memorial Coliseum to be Named for Orange County Philanthropists

The signature peristyle plaza at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be named the Julia and George Argyros Plaza in recognition of a $7.5 million gift from the Orange County philanthropists, the University of Southern California announced Tuesday.

Car Aficionados Bring Classic Autos To The Blind Children’s Center

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