Category Archives: Philanthropy

Someone sent this to me – I love it – Attitude is EVERYTHING!

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 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

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We held our Larraine Segil Scholars Foundation annual retreat – amazing women!

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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

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Telacu Foundation had its annual gala and I am honored to serve on their advisory board

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 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

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Our new Segil Urban Farm Fellow was appointed this last weekend – a wonderful celebration!

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This is the time of year that the Segil Urban Farm Fellow is appointed through an endowment my husband and I have made to the Shalom Institute. What a fabulous camp it is and the environment with the market garden, … Continue reading

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The New Segil Urban Farm Fellow – Training Camp staff in Urban Farming, Beekeeping and More

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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

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The Larraine Segil Scholars Quarterly Dinner

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 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

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A wonderful new organization called LOOK WHAT SHE DID!

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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

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Our son, daughter in law, nephews and nieces in law all surprised us with something special!

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 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

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A recent brunch for Committee of 200 Scholars at The Little Farm

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 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

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A dinner with some of our 16 Larraine Segil Scholars – to welcome our newbies!

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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

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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!

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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

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Appointing three new Larraine Segil Scholars for 2016- amazing women with great futures!

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I am proud to announce that our 2016 scholars have been selected and are now part of the Larraine Segil Scholars group. We hold our quarterly dinner in late September to celebrate. Look out for another picture then of our … Continue reading

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A lovely dinner party using the napkin holders sent by a dear friend in South Africa – aren’t they great?

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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

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Segil Urban Farm Fellow Endowment – for future generations

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We are so proud to have endowed an annual fellowship for an Urban Farm Fellow at the Shalom Institute and Camp in Malibu Hills. This fellowship will enable a young adult to spend the summer at the camp becoming expert in … Continue reading

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Our quarterly meeting of Larraine Segil Scholars Group in Los Angeles – amazing women!

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Check out our website: www.larrainesegilscholars.com  to find out more about these amazing women – from 15-55 years of age, in law, medicine, business, technology, biotech, healthcare, services, digital media, financial services, and two in high school – every time  I connect … Continue reading

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Mentoring young people – my joy in life

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Nothing gives me more pleasure than mentoring young people. I do it for my Larraine Segil Scholars,  now numbering 13 around the world – here the site is that features each of them – with video interviews of most too! … Continue reading

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Home Depot is the place where we should spend our money – and this is why

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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?

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So wonderful to give back – here is our Larraine Segil Scholars Family Holiday Party – parents, children and siblings of many of our 13 scholars joined us

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We are so blessed to have these outstanding young women in our lives – and here they joined together for a holiday party at The Little Farm – it was such fun! Our son James and daughter in law Donne … Continue reading

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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!

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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

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The Larraine Segil Scholars – LSS – my passion to mentor and support the next generation of women leaders

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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

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