News and Events
On December 1, 2017 our Holiday Luncheon at Lakeside Country Club in Burbank was held and the holiday spirit was enjoyed by all. Our Choral Music Troopers entertained us with their fabulous performance along with this year's Nancy Hooker Scholarship recipient Angela Camacho. Our Matching Funds Campaign is going strong and continues until the end of December 2017.. We are grateful to everyone who has donated at this time and most especially to our Anonymous Sustainer who has made this fundraising opportunity possible for the Volunteer League. We wish everyone a Wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 was a beautiful day for tennis at Braemar Country Club. 28 Players and 4 luncheon guests came out for our Second Annual Tennis Clinic with the Pros. We had three courts of players enjoying fast paced drills, fun music and instruction from some of Braemar's best coaches. Between entrance fees and a successful silent auction, we raised closed to $3,000 for Clothes Corner. We look forward to planning this event again next year at Braemar's newly remodeled tennis facility in 2018.
Our traditional holiday luncheon at Lakeside Country Club in Burbank was on held on December 6, 2016. It was also a special celebration in honor of Choral Music's 50th Anniversary. A special recognition was given to sustaining members Anne Marie Sinclair and Betsy Welsh Steiner for their 50 years of service in Choral Music. Our Nancy Hooker Scholarship recipient, Daniel Bellusci, performed a few songs and as well as our own Choral Music Troopers. The Volunteer League is very proud of Choral Music's accomplishments through the years and the dedication of each Trooper from all the past years to the present.
On October 5, 2017 at Braemar Country Club, the Volunteer League held its first Tennis Clinic Fundraiser Event. There was 29 players in attendance for this fun filled morning event. The tennis clinic with the Braemar Pros was followed with the Queen of the Court and Ace a Price challenge. Luncheon was enjoyed at the deck with an exhibition of play from the Pros and ending with an exciting raffle. It was a successful event raising money and spreading the word about what we do in the community to a wonderful group of ladies some of whom have started volunteering at Clothes Corner.
A wonderful surprise and continued generosity from the Water Buffalo Club as the Volunteer League was presented with an additional $10,000 donation by Ara Oghoorian, John Saunders and Shelly Wood the General Meeting on February 17, 2015. Thank you Water Buffalo Club for your continued support to the Volunteer League and the children of Clothes Corner!
Thank you to Pacoima Charter Elementary School for your ROCK THE SOCK Drive and donation of 1,800 pairs of wonderful socks for the children of Clothes Corner on January 20, 2015. The Volunteer League has helped numerous children from Pacoima Charter Elementary School and once again the Sock Drive was held to allow the children and families at the school to give back to the League and the community.
Thank you to the Water Buffalo Club for the Clothing Drive done for Clothes Corner. Also, the Water Buffalo Club has provided Clothes Corner with the much needed funds this year to supply our shoes. Thank you Marty and Rob for making the special truck load delivery.
Volunteer League members volunteered at the Motor4Toys event on December 7, 2015 and received lots of toys for our Clothes Corner children. These toys are availabe during the holiday week and through the spring. Thank you to Dustin Troyan and Kathleen Doran for making this opportunity possible for the League.
On December 11, 2015 the Holiday Luncheon was once again held at the Lakeside Country Club in Burbank and the Troopers did not dissappoint to bring in the holiday cheers singing some oldies and goodies. Our President, Betty Koondel, announced the amazing turn out of the Matching Funds Campaign. The dontations recieved well exceeded the $10,000 amount and our generous sustainer member who made the initial donation continued to match this amount. We are so grateful for this opporutinity made possible by her generosity to raise much needed money for the underprivilleged children of Clothes Corner.
We are delighted to announce that one of our very generous sustaining members has offered to match donation funds up to $10,000 for our Centre Clothes Corner Fundraiser. The Matching Funds Campaign will start on September 16, 2015 and will end on October 31, 2015. You can donate here on our website or send a check made payable to the Volunteer League of SFV to 14603 Hamlin Street, Van Nuys, CA 91411.
This is your opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children in our community. Please take advantage of this matching funds offer to DOUBLE OUR DOLLARS!
Thank you for your continued support.
Rain or shine, the June Luncheon held on June 9, 2015 and Braemar CCC was a full day of friendships and laughter. Our committment is strong in making a difference in the lives of the underprivileged children and families in the SFV. An Angel Award was presented to Silvano Mizrahi, owner of Tommy's Kids Apparel for Less. Silvano has provided Centre Clothes Corner with all of our school uniforms and has been extremely generous with his donations of extra clothing, discounted shipping and delivery. Accepting this award was his wife, Carol and Assistant, Olga. The Extra Mile Awared was presented to Joanah Greenspan. Joanah has gone above and beyond by recruiting new members, bringing numerous donations and redesigning our website this year.
On November 12, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm, the Volunteer League will be hosting an Open House and Trunk Show at the league house.
Invite your friends to learn about what we do in the league as they tour Centre Clothes Corner. Also, take advantage of the wholesale clothing sale of My Line Clothing, a casual and comfortable wear crafted in LA. Net proceeds from this sale will directly go towards to funding Centre Clothes Corner.
On December 12, 2014 the Holiday Luncheon once again was held at the beautiful Lakeside Country Club in Burbank. Performances by the Troopers and one of the recipients of the Nancy Hooker Scholarship was enjoyed by all.