Archives for 2011

“Celebrate Architecture” party at the Fenwick home

The Los Altos Community Foundation’s Neutra House Fund and Jan and Bob Fenwick are hosting a fundraising party at the Fenwick home on September 22nd. The theme is ‘Celebrate Architecture” and the proceeds help pay off the construction loan required to move and restore the house as an architecture history exhibit and public meeting facility. […]

Roaring ’20s gala for Community Foundation from Palo Alto Daily News

When costumed guests arrived at the beautifully restored Los Altos Hills Tudor mansion, Stonebrook Court, it looked like a scene from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Great Gatsby.” The occasion was “A Roaring ’20s Gala: Los Altos Community Foundation Celebrates 20 years of Community!” Women wearing flapper dresses, feather headdresses and lots of long beaded necklaces, and their gangster […]

LACF Members Praise Gala

[dropcap1]C[/dropcap1]ongratulations for an oustanding community event! You have to be very proud of your 20th Anniversary Gala as it was done as well as any I have seen.  It was a great affair and fun! Kudos to all of you who worked so hard on this. Dr. Richard L. Henning Professor/Dean/Vice-President, Emeritus Foothill College [dropcap1]I[/dropcap1]t was […]

LACF 20 Years of Giving Covered by Town Crier

Without the identifying sign out front, the well-kept, historical house at 183 Hillview Ave. could be mistaken for just another quiet neighborhood residence. But the old abode is headquarters for a foundation with a diverse lineup of community-building services – from nurturing and funding non-profit groups, to offering mediation and leadership classes. The Los Altos […]

Gala Makes Patch “Get Out” section

  It’s Thursday, and if you have no idea what you’ll do for the weekend, Patch is coming to the rescue.   We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.   1. ‘ROARING 20’S GALA’   Where/When: Stonebrook Court, Los Altos Hills; […]

Step into the 20’s at Los Altos Costume Bank

The Assistance League Costume Bank is the perfect place to get that look from the 20’s whether you’re a flaggper or a gangster! They have many Roaring 20’s items in stock now, some for rent and some for purchase. Get down there quickly for the best selection – they will hold it for you for […]

LAMP helps resolve local conflict

Hello Tuck & Roy-  The Recreation Department utilized the services of LAMP to successfully resolve a field use conflict between two youth soccer groups. I was impressed by all the people we worked with at LAMP, Ric Rudman and Annette Graff in particular.  By working through LAMP, we were able to create a safe and […]

Glorious Fourth Packs Shoup Park

                    Patch Los Altos reports large crowds at the Los Altos Community Foundation’s Glorious Forth celebration at Shoup Park.

John W. Gardner Awards April 7, 2011

Our traditional awards ceremony, the 8th Annual John W. Gardner Awards, where non-profits acknowledge their outstanding volunteers happened on April, 7 2011. This award ceremony included the 47th Annual Los Altos Community Service Award given to long-time volunteer Pinky Whelan. The evening was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Palo Alto and was sponsored […]

Summer Solstice set for June 17

Save the date, Friday, June 17, 2011 and attend our traditional garden party like no other.  This year our hosts house the party in a gorgeous Los Altos Hills locale.