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October 27, 1999 | SARAH VAN COTT
Attorney Tina L. Rasnow has been chosen as the 1999 recipient of the Ben E. Nordman Public Service Award, the highest honor given by the Ventura County Bar Assn. Rasnow, of Newbury Park, is scheduled to receive the award during the association's annual installation and awards banquet Nov. 20. Among Rasnow's accomplishments was her role in establishing the Ventura County Teen Court in 1995, of which she is the chairwoman.
January 26, 1997
Diana V. Hoffman, 78, community leader who worked for youth education and North Hollywood development. A native of New York, Hoffman was educated at Hunter College there and because of her work with alumni was inducted into the Hunter Hall of Fame in 1987. She served for six years on an advisory committee to the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency for the 740-acre North Hollywood district.
September 29, 2000
Carol Burnett, Mary Tyler Moore, Sid Caesar, David Hyde Pierce, Betty White and John Raitt are among many celebrities who will pay tribute to Nanette Fabray in her 80th birthday celebration, "Yes! Yes! Nanette!," a fund-raiser for the Musical Theatre Guild, Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Pasadena Playhouse. The event will be hosted by Carl Reiner and Shelley Fabares.
January 26, 1993
Country music star Garth Brooks said Monday that he will commit $1 million to the education of youths in South-Central Los Angeles. Brooks will raise funds through two concerts at the Forum in Inglewood on Jan. 29. He told a news conference he will make up the difference if ticket and merchandising sales do not reach $1 million. Both shows are sold out. The money will go to the NFL-Youth Education Town in South-Central.
August 16, 1992
Twenty-one grants, totaling $9,275,000, have been awarded through the W. M. Keck Foundation's semiannual grant program. The grants, to leading colleges, universities and research laboratories across the nation, as well as to Southern California-based cultural and health-care organizations, support science, engineering, medical research, liberal arts, legal and youth education programs.
December 4, 1994
The Herb Alpert Foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds charities and is headed by the famed jazz artist, has donated $500,000 to the National Conference of Christians and Jews for its work on race and ethnic sensitivity programs for high school students. The National Conference of Christians and Jews received two matching grants of $250,000 for its Los Angeles Youth Education Programs.
May 30, 1991
Susie B. Hwang, a student at Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, has won a $1,000 Jostens Foundation Leader Scholarship award. She was selected on the basis of outstanding achievements in school and community activities, leadership experience and academic excellence. Funds for the Minneapolis-based foundation are provided by Jostens Inc., a provider of products and services for youth and education.
November 22, 1986
Patricia Lynn, a veteran radio and television performer best known locally as the featured singer on "Bill Stulla's Parlor Party" in the mid-1950s, has died of cancer at her Sherman Oaks home. Miss Lynn, who died Sunday, was believed to be in her 60s. She started her career on the National Broadcasting Corp. staff in San Francisco in the 1930s, a period when that city was better known for its radio productions than was Los Angeles. She also was a featured singer at the Fairmont Hotel there.
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