Board Elects First Woman President
Laguna local Paula Hornbuckle-Arnold makes history by becoming the first woman to serve as president of the Boys and Girls Club.
Hornbuckle-Arnold has served six years on the board which oversees the 63 year old club.
“I love that our kids have a safe place to go and lots of opportunities to be educated, mentored and grow up to be responsible individuals,” she said.
Former Board Member Comes Home to the Susi Q
Darrcy Loveland Bickel, who helped lead fundraising to open the Susi Q Center and served on the Laguna Beach Seniors board from 2007-11, rejoins the organization as a board member.
She retired in 2014, stepping down as president of the Laguna Beach Community Foundation. She previously worked 18 years as senior counsel for Kaiser Permanente.
She is motivated to spread the word about upcoming projects. “People in Laguna need to know more about resources available to them and that we are working to make Laguna Beach a more comfortable place to live as we age.”
New Members Fill the Festival’s Dance Card
Three new board members have joined the Laguna Dance Festival board, who will help carry out the vision of presenting world-class dance, founder Jodi Gates announced.
The new members are dance therapist Mari Bukofsky, music professor Paul Hodgins and Susan Giusto, involved in a Los Angeles pediatric cancer research consortium.