November 22, 2013 |
Tiger Woods' upcoming charity golf tournament in Thousand Oaks will be the last in Southern California before moving to Windermere, Fla. The 18-player World Challenge invitational has been held annually since 2000 at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks. This year's event, scheduled for Dec. 5-8, features Rory McIlroy, Ernie Els, defending champion Graeme McDowell and Woods competing for $1 million. But next fall, the tournament will move to Isleworth Golf & Country Club, the Tiger Woods Foundation announced Friday.
November 20, 2013 |
Representatives of more than 200 charitable organizations plan to go door to door Wednesday on Capitol Hill to convince members of Congress that it would be a mistake to eliminate or reduce tax deductions for charitable donations. “The Congress is desperate to find some revenue,” said Steve Taylor, senior vice president and counsel for public policy for United Way Worldwide, the nation's biggest charity. “The Democrats want revenue to undo the effects of sequestration," Taylor said, adding that Republicans wanted to reduce or eliminate deductions to lower taxes.
November 19, 2013 |
The former Kate Middleton and Prince William, the Duchess and Duke of Cambridge, visited the Only Connect charity in London on Tuesday to meet with rehabilitated prisoners and at-risk youths. Besides making headlines for Catherine's recycling of another outfit (a brown Orla Kiely dress she wore in February 2012 while visiting an art class in Oxford, the Daily Mail pointed out ), the couple also shared a few details about their growing baby boy, Prince George, during the visit.
November 10, 2013 |
The event: Sharon Stone hosted the 8th MOCA Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts luncheon, honoring artists Lita Albuquerque, Helen Pashgian, Nancy Rubins and Betye Saar. An Academy Award nominee for "Casino," Stone recently portrayed Linda Lovelace's mother in the film "Lovelace. " The fashion show: More than an awards ceremony, the Wednesday affair at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel culminated in a fashion show by Just One Eye, a Los Angeles boutique co-founded by Paola Russo with an eclectic selection from well-known luxury designers and rising stars.
November 5, 2013 |
We're only five days into the charity 'stache-growing season and the Movember movement, now in its 10th year, seems to be sprouting up all over the place, from the "Today" show anchor desk to 7 For All Mankind Kind jeans to the Internet -- where Yahoo is reporting a huge spike in searches for both "Movember" and the phrase "No Shave November. " Last year a bunch of guys at the offices of L.A.-based premium denim brand 7 For All Mankind (including, we're told, the brand's president, Barry Miguel)
November 4, 2013 |
World Series MVP David Ortiz needed encouragement to keep from shaving his beard this season. Boston Red Sox teammate Shane Victorino struggled just to grow his. Neither of them had a problem with ridding themselves of the facial hair Monday during a charity event to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. The so-called shave-off was sponsored by Gillette, which donated $100,000 to the One Fund. Bushy beards became a signature look for the champs this year after outfielder Jonny Gomes and first baseman Mike Napoli encouraged the rest of the team to stop shaving during spring training and throughout the season.