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Category Archives: Philanthropy
A good friend sent this to me – attitude is everything! Read this every morning and night! MAYBE WE SHOULD READ THIS EVERY MORNING: C … Continue reading
It was the organizing meeting of our Larraine Segil Scholars Foundation (LSS)- but the third annual retreat of our group which has now grown to 20 women. How blessed I am that these exceptional women who walk the road less … Continue reading
What a star studded event it was! Hundreds of Telacu scholarship winners were on the stage and the tables were filled with luminaries from all over the State of California and elsewhere. And all of this is the brainchild and … Continue reading
Every year we endow a young adult to become a Segil Urban Farm Fellow at the Shalom Institute Children’s camp in Malibu. My husband Clive trains them with his deep knowledge of farming in an urban environment ( although you … Continue reading
The LSS group met for dinner at The Little Farm – Each of these remarkable women impress me more every time we get together. And what gives me tremendous joy is that they have formed such a bonded group – … Continue reading
I found out about this new non profit and immediately loved what they are doing! Look What She Did! tells stories of astonishing women, past and present. That’s their mission. What started as a backyard art project has grown into … Continue reading
Last night we were so touched and moved by a wonderful surprise – dinner with the family – our son and daughter in law, nephews and one of their wives – and two surprises! How blessed are we to have … Continue reading
The event was the visit of Israel C200 Scholar Sarai Duek to The Little Farm – and our Los Angeles based C200 Scholars rallied around her. C200 member Renee Pepys Lowe joined me as we celebrated these amazing young women. … Continue reading
Here are some of our LSS group – they inspire me! And our dinner to celebrate! And we gave out Plaques to those in attendance with the LSS logo designed by our very own Esme Williams-Berenc – here is the … Continue reading
Went to a fundraiser for the Huntington Library and Gardens – a true treasure of the Los Angeles area – if you can, go and visit both!
We are constantly amazed and thrilled by the joys of the Huntington Library and Gardens – do yourself a favor and visit them if you are ever in LA. So much more rewarding than many of the other attractions! Here … Continue reading
A lovely dinner party using the napkin holders sent by a dear friend in South Africa – aren’t they great?
I love entertaining. And especially love ‘dressing my table’ . Here is a recent table at The Little Farm set for 12. It was a fundraising dinner for a summer camp that our eldest grandson attended. He LOVED it and … Continue reading
An amazing video of the founder of Home Depot. I will be spending all of our farm purchase money there from now on. Truly meaningful And who knew?
Saying hello to a new rescue dog – Goldie – an American Staffordshire Terrier/Pointer mix – so grateful to be free of a kennel in which she spent her entire 6 years….free at last!
We are so excited to have a new member of the family – we found her in a crate ( too small for her) at Pet Smart a few Sundays ago – and a more grateful intelligent dog we have … Continue reading
The Larraine Segil Scholars – LSS – my passion to mentor and support the next generation of women leaders
As some of you may know, some years ago I set up endowment funds – and am so proud of the young women who are benefiting from them. They call themselves the Larraine Segil Scholars. We will be creating a dedicated … Continue reading