SAVE THE DATE - SUNDAY MAY 4th 2014
We are very excited about our 63rd Annual Home Tour in Altadena
Although next May seems a long way away, the Altadena Guild is busy planning the next Home Tour of historic Altadena homes.We are excited to have at least 7 homes on the historic street, La Solana on tour this year.
Awarded to Janet Hendersen RN, BSN, MICN
Recipient speaks to the Guild Membership about her work in the community
The Altadena Guild chose Janet Hendersen to be the recipient of the 2013 Community Service Scholarship. Although presented with the award by then Guild President Debbie Williams in May last year, Janet spoke to the Guild's Members at their February 2014 General Membership Meeting held at the Braun Auditorium of Huntington Hospital.
Janet works in the Emergency/Disaster and Decontamination Office at Huntington Hospital and has been at the Hospital for nine years. She won the scholarship for her work as:
- Chairperson of the Emergency Room Disaster Plan
- Member of the Emergency Management Committee
- Member of the Emergency Department Unit Based Council
- Member of Community Partners, networking with local Pasadena groups and LA County DHS to develop safety plans in the event of a comunnity disaster.
- She is also a volunteer on the Montrose Search and Rescue Team
The Scholarship is awarded to assist with Ms Hendersen's MBA Degree in Healthcare Management at the Western Governors University - an online program that was needed due to schedule restraints with her busy work life.
The Altadena Guild congratulates Janet on her great service to the community and the imminent completion of her MBA.
Cancer Cosmetologist helps make a difficult day a little less difficult
Funds raised from the annual homes tour and the Altadena Guild's other philanthropic events support the HMH Constance G. Zahorik Appearance Center. Reporter Lolita Lopez features Yo Zeiman's wonderful work on the day she herself decided to shave her head.
Since its founding in 1952, the scientists and physicians of Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI) have helped improve medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment. HMRI is proud to have had the support of the Altadena Guild since its inception. HMRI is also proud of its affiliation with Huntington Hospital and its role in helping attract and retain some of the leaders of its medical staff and medical education program. Working together, HMRI, the Altadena Guild and the Hospital not only enhance the care available in our community, but foster innovation, discoveries and education that add quality years to the lives of people around the world. To learn more about HMRI, click here.