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Tag: "Peggie Thomas"

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Students Gain Mentors and Creative Encouragement

Students Gain Mentors and Creative Encouragement

This fall begins the initiation of an intergenerational mentoring arrangement between second grade students from the Boys and Girls Club and trained volunteer mentors from the Susi Q Senior Center. Volunteers for the project are welcome to attend a meeting at the Susi Q, 380 Third St., Wednesday, Aug. 14 or Wednesday, Sept. 11 from […]

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Honoring an Unsung Hero

Honoring an Unsung Hero

Editor: I want to thank you on behalf of the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club and the Laguna Beach Branch of the American Association of University Women for putting Susan Velasquez’s “Wisdom Workout” column on the Woman of the Year celebration in the June 14 LB Indy. It was a fabulous celebration with 75 people in […]

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Wisdom Workout: Celebrating Club’s Woman of the Year

Wisdom Workout: Celebrating Club’s Woman of the Year

Last Friday, the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club held its annual Woman of the Year luncheon. This year, Peggie Thomas was the deserving recipient. Gayle Waite chaired the event and it was beautifully executed from start to finish. University of Michigan’s colors, blue and yellow, were chosen in honor of Peggie’s alma mater. By the time […]

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Gratitude from the Club’s Award Recipient

Gratitude from the Club’s Award Recipient

Editor: As the recipient of the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club 2013 Woman of the Year award, I would like to thank the Woman’s Club members for the honor. I especially thank the LBWC president, Ellie Tipton Ortiz, for her leadership; Gayle Waite and her committee members for the festive clubhouse decorations and lovely lunch catered […]

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Class Notes 1/11/13

Class Notes 1/11/13

Volunteer Tutors Wanted The Learning Club (TLC) seeks volunteers to work in its after-school tutoring program at El Morro Elementary, mentoring students in grades two through five who have been recommended by their teachers as needing additional help with homework and basic educational concepts. TLC operates Tuesday and Thursday afternoons through May. Local adults and […]

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Gratitude for Perfect Placement

Gratitude for Perfect Placement

Editor, Thank you so much for publishing Susan Velasquez’s column “Opportunity Knocks” on the School’s page of the LB Independent, Nov. 16. It was the perfect placement to attract readers who care about schools and the education of our children.  I am also grateful that you published her column in its entirety on that page.  […]

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Gratitude for Perfect Placement

Gratitude for Perfect Placement

Editor, Thank you so much for publishing Susan Velasquez’s column “Opportunity Knocks” on the School’s page of the LB Independent, Nov. 16. It was the perfect placement to attract readers who care about schools and the education of our children.  I am also grateful that you published her column in its entirety on that page.  […]

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Ready to Return to School?

Ready to Return to School?

If you have an hour or two a week to spare during the school year and would like to help a child learn, consider becoming a volunteer tutor for The Learning Club.   The Learning Club (TLC) is sponsored by The American Association of University Women, Laguna Beach Branch.  TLC operates Tuesday and Thursday afternoons […]