On Sunday, December 8, 2013, the Pasadena-Altadena Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will host their Golden Anniversary Gala at the historic Langham Huntington Hotel celebrating 50 Years of Leadership and Service.
The luncheon will feature greetings from Western Area leadership, milestone dances from the 60's through 2000s, and delectable luncheon fare and powerful program.
Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway, an eight-time NAACP Image Award nominee will serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies. The festivities kickoff at 11:30 a.m. with a cocktail reception followed by lunch and program.
"Our 50th Anniversary provides us with the opportunity to celebrate our award winning service programs such as the Links-Up for Success: Connecting Through Mentoring" which provides one-on-one mentoring and workshops for high school young ladies and their parents with an emphasis on scholarship. " – stated Gala Co-Chairs, Jacqueline Howard and Diane Scott.
The Pasadena-Altadena Chapter of the Links, Incorporated has served the community for 50 years with community service programs covering the arenas of education, health, the arts and social issues. In addition to the chapter's mentoring program another major program is the Isaac McClelland Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1968, this program was launched in memory of distinguished African-American Los Angeles City Schools Area Superintendent, the late Isaac McClelland. Since the chapter's inception, more than $ 500,000 in scholarships have been awarded to many deserving and underserved college-bound high school students in the Pasadena-Altadena community.
Join the Pasadena-Altadena Chapter of the Links Incorporated as they celebrate 50 years of Leadership and Service on December 8 at the Langham Huntington Pasadena Hotel, beginning at 11:30 a.m. with a cocktail reception followed by a delectable luncheon and powerful program presentation.
For more information or tickets call (818) 636-7306 or visit pasadenaaltadenalinksinc.org.