Jazz at the Vineyard: 2015

2015 Annual Jazz Brunch and Silent Auction hosted by the Pasadena Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. Join us on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 11:00am at La Canada Flintridge Country Club. A Benefit for Jack & Jill of America Foundation and Julia Scotton Jack & Jill Scholarship Fund. We would like to thank all of our generous sponsors of the 2015 Annual Jazz Brunch & Silent Auction.   Continue reading Jazz at the Vineyard: 2015

2011 “Jazz Up The Hill” Highlights

Over two hundred supporters attended this year’s Jazz Up the Hill, the Pasadena Chapter’s Fundraiser to benefit the Julia Scotton Jack and Jill Scholarship Fund enabling college dreams for deserving African-American youth in our community, at La Canada Flintridge Golf and Country Club in Old Town Pasadena.  We are deeply grateful to all those who attended, donated, and otherwise supported this event, including visiting Jack and Jill Regional Director Tracie Thompson and Jack and Jill Regional Secretary/Treasurer Tahnda Bailey, attending members of the Scotton Family, Dr. Barbara Young for delivering such an inspiring invocation, KTLA News Anchorman Chris Schauble for … Continue reading 2011 “Jazz Up The Hill” Highlights

2010 Associates Support Inaugural Scholarship Jazz Event!

We were especially honored to have in person many Associate mothers of our Pasadena Chapter!  The Scholarship Champagne Jazz Brunch was held at Vila Sorriso Restaurant in Old Town Pasadena, and raised funds toward the new memorial Julia Scotton Scholarship Award for local youth. Eligibility and application at www.jjpasadena.org – just click Scholarships from the menu. Continue reading 2010 Associates Support Inaugural Scholarship Jazz Event!

2010 “A Jazz Brunch & Silent Auction” for Scholarships at Villa Sorriso

The Pasadena Chapter’s Fundraiser, to benefit our community, was held at Villa Sorriso Restaurant in Old Town Pasadena. NBC News Personality, Beverly White, was the Mistress of Ceremonies, and Author and Lecturer Dr. Anthony A. Samad was the auctioneer. After enjoying an extensive buffet, our generous guests participated in silent and live auctions to further benefit the new memorial Julia Scotton Jack and Jill Scholarship Award. The Pomona Chapter of Jack and Jill, in which the Scotton family held membership, also made a generous contribution in her honor. JJ Pasadena President Charmayne writes: Congratulations to Traci & our Wonderful Fundraising … Continue reading 2010 “A Jazz Brunch & Silent Auction” for Scholarships at Villa Sorriso

2008 “Visions of Black Pearls” Jazz Brunch

A wonderful Spring Afternoon at Twin Palms Restaurant in Pasadena, hosted by NBC News Anchor, Chris Schauble.  Entertainment included guitar and vocals of local teen talent Cheryl. “Visions of Black Pearls” Celebrating Children in Our Community Jazz Brunch Hosted By Chris Schauble, NBC4 News Anchor Sunday, May 4, 2008 10am – 2pm Twin Palms 101 West Green Street Old Pasadena, California 91105 Tickets $100 Net proceeds benefiting Jack & Jill of America Foundation and Pasadena Educational Foundation for John Muir High School Continue reading 2008 “Visions of Black Pearls” Jazz Brunch

2006 “50th Anniversary Jazz Brunch” at Twin Palms Highlights

  Happy 50th Birthday, Pasadena Chapter!  This year’s Twin Palms event honored Actress Victoria Rowell and the tremendous work of her foundation benefiting foster children. Our commemorative program also honored Educator Sheryl Orange Lee, Principal of John Muir High School, former Principle of Burbank Elementary, and a very dedicated member of the Pasadena Chapter. Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Pasadena Chapter celebrates its 50th Anniversary on Sunday, November 5, 2006 at Twin Palms Restaurant in Pasadena with a star-studded Jazz Brunch headlined by Grammy® nominated guitarist and composer, Doc Powell. This year’s gala honorees include Emmy® nominated actress and … Continue reading 2006 “50th Anniversary Jazz Brunch” at Twin Palms Highlights