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Thursday, November 17, 2016

“Celebrate the Holidays” with the Pasadena-Altadena Links Inc.


The Pasadena-Altadena Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, in collaboration with the Pasadena Altadena Community Endowment Fund (PACEF), presents “Celebrating the Holidays” — an afternoon of fun, food, and entertainment, Sunday December 11, 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Noor inside Paseo Colorado, Pasadena.

“Celebrating the Holidays” is a perfect prelude to a fun and magical holiday season—complete with savory cuisine, music, shopping and lots of camaraderie .The festivities kickoff at 11:30 am with a cocktail hour, followed by a luncheon starting at noon. A highlight of the event’s program is featured Jazz vocalist, Gail Pettis who was showcased in the October issue of Oprah Magazine.

During the celebration, the following community champions will also be recognized:

Alumnae Links Sylvia Wiggins and Lucille Bartlett for their involvement in the Chapter’s Senior Talent Show.
Mr. Billy Mitchell, Jazz musician and producer, for his leadership in creating an instrumental music program for San Gabriel Valley students.

Mr. Timothy Sippel, principal of John Muir High School, who has provided unwavering support for the “Links-Up for Success” girls mentoring program.

“Celebrating the Holidays” proceeds will help fund a number of Links programs including: 28th Annual lsaac McClelland Memorial Scholarships for Pasadena Unified School District graduating seniors;“Links Up for Success” mentoring program; “Senior Talent Show’; support for Haiti’s hurricane victims; and community art programs. The Pasadena–Altadena Links have awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to deserving area students and have held the Senior Talent Show for more than 25 years.

Tickets are available for $125 per person and both patron and sponsorship opportunities are available. For ticket (s) purchase please contact Mildred Dockery, Event Chair at (626) 398-9949 or For additional information please visit

Noor is located at 300 E. Colorado Blvd., #200 in Pasadena.

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of 12,000 professional women of color in 274 chapters located in 42 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Chartered in 1963, the Pasadena-Altadena Chapter of The Links has served the community for 50 years with programs focused on cultural, educational and civic affairs.



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