* The Board of Directors of Permanent Charities Committee of the Entertainment Industry has awarded $300,000 in gifts and special grants to 35 Los Angeles-area charitable agencies with amounts ranging from $2,500 to $40,000. PCC is the official charitable organization of the entertainment industries and has raised more than $75 million for health and human services agencies in the Greater Los Angeles area since its founding in 1940.
* The Thalians presented checks to the Thalians Mental Health Clinic of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the amounts of $243,242 completing a $2-million pledge, and $211,500, the first payment on a new $2-million pledge. The clinic provides mental health services for infants and children and other services. Ruta Lee is Thalians chairman; Debbie Reynolds is president.
* The Third Annual Toshiba Microcomputer Charity Golf & Tennis Classic held on June 5 at the Industry Hills Championship Golf and Tennis Club in the City of Industry raised $35,000 for the Starlight Foundation. The foundation grants wishes to seriously and terminally ill children. Phil Vertin, Chip Lacy and Bill Fairfield were co-chairmen.
* The 41st annual Brotherhood Ball sponsored by the National Conference of Christians and Jews on June 8 at the Century Plaza honoring James P. Miscoll, James Jacobson, Bruce and Harriet Hochman netted $165,000. The proceeds will be used for NCCJ's ongoing programs to reduce prejudice and interracial/interreligious tensions. Phillip Williams, Howard Edwards and Burt Levinson were co-chairmen.