Tag Archives: giving back

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

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

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

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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Segil Urban Farm Fellow Endowment – for future generations

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!

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

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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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

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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Mark Russell the comedian is FUNNY! And musings on anniversaries….

Mark Russell is a political comedian and he can be very funny. One of his funniest lines is below: “The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.”  By Mark Russell … Continue reading

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Peter Drucker – the father of management theory and insight – said simply how to succeed in business ( and in life) – Philanthropy Fridays

Peter Drucker, a management sage- had a wonderful definition of an entrepreneur ( extrapolated by me)  – as someone who adds value to the dynamic of an experience. So, for example, when opening a restaurant – what makes it successful? Many serve the … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – South Central Scholars Program – Helping Underprivileged Kids get into and Stay in College

Today I am featuring the SOUTH CENTRAL SCHOLARS program – a remarkable program in Los Angeles that should serve as an example for cities around the nation, indeed around the world. Here is the information provided to me by the … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – Giving back – UCLA Women MBA Entrepreneurs Day Feb 2012

It was a terrific event – a number of young ( and older) entrepreneurs passing on advice, war stories, the good and the bad to women MBA’s at UCLA Anderson School of Business. The Entrepreneurs Association at UCLA Anderson School … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – UPWARD BOUND – a program with 100% SUCCESS RATE – helping under-privileged kids get into and stay in college

Upward Bound is an after-school/Saturday supplement to help less privileged high school kids get accepted into and through college (http://www.voala.org/services/cybert.php). There are five Upward Bound sites in the LA area with about 300 students in total. Upward Bound have provided each … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – The Giving Spirit – giving survival backpacks to the homeless in Los Angeles – www.thegivingspirit.org

The Giving Spirit was started some years ago by a young man Tom Bagamane. I am proud to say that our son James Segil ( father of our glorious grandsons) is on the board and every year at this time, … Continue reading

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