ALAV has donated $25,000 to 250 students from Eastside Union School District (250 students each receiving $100 Target gift cards) for school supplies and clothing. This is happening this week, from Monday through Thursday, Nov. 19. On the first night, the majority of the students along with their parents were buying winter clothing. All of them were very appreciative and said thank you. In the photo, from left: Valerie Copeland, Lois German and Sandi Murphy volunteer at the first night of Operation School Bell shopping.
The Antelope Valley Christian Women’s Club recently dropped off a donation of seven full bags of winter coats for the ALAV winter coat program. Our sincere thanks go out to the Christian Women’s Club!
Assemblyman Tom Lackey is hosting a women’s safety and self-defense workshop Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center. Click here to download the flier.
Here are a couple of our youngest models who will be participating in this Friday’s “Christmas Wonderland” Designer Showcase fundraiser: Stella Derryberry (daughter of Courtney Derryberry) and Raegan Rockey (granddaughter of Rose Rockey and daughter of Missy Rockey). We hope to see everyone there! If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, click here.
The Assistance League of Antelope Valley is proud to sponsor a free seminar on Dec. 10 for the Antelope Valley Hospital’s Forensic Services Unit. Click here for details.
ALAV members were proud to participate in the recent awareness-raising event, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: A Walk for Wellness,” benefiting the Forensic Services Unit. The men who participate are sponsored and walk a mile in red high-heeled shoes. The event, in its second year, was very successful and has grown significantly. In its first year they had 10 walkers; this year they had 50. Frank Baird first proposed Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®: The International Men’s March to…
ALAV was proud to be represented by a three-member delegation to Assistance League’s National Convention in San Diego Sept. 16-20. Representing ALAV were President Mary Hier; VP Facilities Sandi Murphy and Member Ora Harrison. The National Convention is a re-energizer for the members of Assistance League. Speakers are brought in with uplifting speeches and attendees have the opportunity to network with members of other Assistance League chapters.
President Mary Hier, VP Facilities Sandi Murphy and Member Ora Harrison represented ALAV at the National Convention, where ALAV was recognized for being the first chapter to participate in the 80th Anniversary Assistance League Partnership Chapter. We donated $8 per member of ALAV to the National Assistance League for the Circle Fund.