Mary Jane Schoenheider

Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award

This year’s Citizen of the Year Award dinner held last month at the Palos Verdes Country Club recognized Rosemary Humphrey as the 2012 Citizen of the Year for her very long list of community achievements; her impact and breadth of service in the volunteer environment; for her many years of service on the Palos Verdes […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Reception for Steve Wozniak Prior to the Redondo Beach Speakers Series a private reception was held at the Shade Hotel, Manhattan Beach for Torrance Memorial’s major donors and hospital leadership to meet the evening’s speaker, Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple Computers. Photos by Mary Jane Schoenheider and Amy Berg [scrollGallery id = 520]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Art Sale and Wine Tasting

A Night in Tuscany St. Francis Episcopal Church, Palos Verdes Estates hosted their annual event in mid-October featuring special guest, winemaker, Richard Sanford of Alma Rosa Winery. Members and friends sampled wines, enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and bid on a number of bottles of wine in the silent auction and live auction. The annual event benefits […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Las Candalistas

Entertaining for the Holidays Members of Las Candalistas held their 4th annual tabletop design, boutique and speaker series in October in the former Restoration Hardware location at the Promenade on the Peninsula. This group of creative women always come up with spectacular table designs. Speakers included Sub Rosa Floral Design, Keeping pain-free for the holidays […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Saint John’s Cardiovascular Research Center

The 20th Anniversary of the Saint John’s Cardiovascular Research Center at LA BioMed was celebrated on September 20 with a tour of the laboratories and presentations of ongoing research in the Blaufuss Amphitheater followed by a reception and dinner for guests and investigators. The Saint John’s building houses research laboratories and the academic offices for […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Torrance Memorial Salon

Torrance Memorial Health Care Foundation board members Christy Abraham, Nadine Bobit, Katie Fulmer and Patrick Theodora hosted community members at a special Salon event at the Palos Verdes Estates Home of Ellen and Patrick Theodora. Attendees gathered in the home’s Mediterranean-style courtyard for cocktails and light supper. They heard from Torrance Memorial President and CEO […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

Garden-to-Table Dining Experience A full moon rose over the Peninsula as over 200 guests gathered the last day of September on the Terranea Resort lawn to sample select wines and A Garden-to-Table Dining Experience” featuring a James Beard-inspired menu by award-winning Chef Michael Fiorelli of mar’sel at Terranea Resort. This inaugural Palos Verdes Pastoral event […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Sunday by the Sea

Sunday by the Sea Food and Wine Tasting Gala, presented by City National Bank, celebrated its 22nd year at the Elliott home overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Palos Verdes Estates. Guests sampled delicious libations and gourmet cuisine from food and beverage purveyors from California and browsed among silent and live auction items all benefiting the […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Marymount College

Success by the Sea Marymount College Palos Verdes – San Pedro held their biennial scholarship gala on the grounds of the Palos Verdes camps this past September. The evening’s honorees included Burt Arnold, chairman of the Marymount College Board of Trustees, DeDe Hicks, President and CEO of the Volunteer Center South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, and Liz […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

2012 Road Rallye

The popular Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance’s Pleasure Road Rallye that wound its way around the PV Peninsula and parts of San Pedro from the Rolling Hills Country Club to the PV Golf Club. Challenging clues guided cars to both popular and little-known landmarks, as teams compete for prizes. The Rallye’s conclusion at the PV Golf […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

LA Phil Peninsula Committee Tea [PHOTOS]

[scrollGallery id = 478] Patrons, Sustainers and Inactive members were invited to a lovely September afternoon tea at the Miraleste home of Donna Broderick. Many of the guests were active in the committee from before and during the first Music Fair fundraisers supporting the LA Philharmonic. This year’s Music Fair II takes place Sunday October […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Peninsula PVAC’s Celebrate Chefs [PHOTOS]

[scrollGallery id = 476] The Associates, a support group for the Palos Verdes Art Center, held their very popular Celebrate Chefs & Cellars event in late July at an elegant ocean view residence in Palos Verdes Estates. The 2012 Celebrate Chefs and Cellars, an epicurean journey to benefit the Palos Verdes Art Center, featured a […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Palos Verdes AAUW honor Rowie Wolf [PHOTOS]

[scrollGallery id = 475] The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Palos Verdes Branch recently honored Rowie Wolf with its 2012 Status of Women Award. Every year, the Palos Verdes Branch recognizes the significant contributions of one community woman. Rowie’s outstanding and dedicated service to AAUW and to the community includes Membership Treasurer, Vice-President for […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Toberman Auxiliary summer get together in Palos Verdes [PHOTOS]

[scrollGallery id = 477] Members of the Toberman Auxiliary gathered last month in the Peninsula garden of Diana and Ray Martin for a fun afternoon of western burgers and dogs, some country music and line dancing. Their annual Parade of Christmas Trees Luncheon, boutique and fashion show is set for November 2 at the Torrance […]

 Mary Jane Schoenheider

Palos Verdes Peninsula’s Norris Center Encore Circle celebrates 30th anniversary [PHOTOS]

[scrollGallery id = 480] Members of the Encore Circle, the premiere group of supporters for the Norris Center for the Performing Arts, gathered at the Norris Pavilion in mid September for an evening of libations, gourmet dining and entertainment in honor of the upcoming Norris Center 30th Anniversary theatre season. For information on the 2012-2013 […]

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