February 8, 1990 |
A concert was performed by musicians of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute Dec. 10 at the home of Nancy and Earl A. Powell III, honoring the President's Club Charter Members of the Community Counseling Service who donate $1,000 or more annually. The $28,000 raised will enable the service to continue providing affordable, quality mental health services to individuals and families. * More than $300,000 was raised at an awards dinner Jan.
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December 22, 1995 |
The Senior Multi-Service Center is hoping to organize a program in the new year called Woman to Woman. The program, which would be in cooperation with Fullerton Community Counseling Service, would encourage participants to discuss common challenges and exchange tips on how to cope, program organizers said. Information: (714) 738-6305.
March 4, 1990 |
ACTRESS SUZANNE PLESHETTE IS BRINGING her dog, Gypsy Gallagher. "Love Boat" producer Doug Cramer, at left, will come with Elizabeth, Andrew and Edward. Other stars showing up with their furry sidekicks for the Celebrity Dog Show segment of the Pedigree Celebrity Pets Capades include Doug Barr ("Designing Women"), Michelle Green and Larry Drake ("L.A.
October 6, 1987
The nation's first multiservice center for Central American refugees will open with dedication ceremonies Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2675 W. Olympic Blvd. Named Edificio Romero after the slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, it is the first fully bilingual multiservice center for Latinos outside of East Los Angeles and predominantly will serve those in the MacArthur Park/Pico Union area.
December 4, 1990 |
Millard J. Ryker's second-floor office in an old church in west central Los Angeles is not what most executives aspire to. The plaster is cracked. The desk is industrial strength. None of the chairs match, and the plant on the bookshelf is dead. Ryker admits he has not watered it since August, when the latest round of mental health funding cuts targeted his Community Counseling Service. The months since have been a scramble to save the service.
March 15, 1994 |
The rigors of care-giving can be stressful. The job is a tough one that involves many tasks, responsibilities and long hours. If you are caring for an aging parent, experts suggest keeping several things in mind: * Don't try to do it alone. The responsibility for an aging parent is best met as a shared responsibility with other family members. If no other family members are available, ask for help from friends, consider hiring a paid helper or look into community resources.