By Kimberly Lee ’90 On October 26th, SPWLA members and friends had the unique opportunity to attend the famed Brewery Art Walk near downtown Los Angeles. The artists’ colony, referred to by many in the industry as the world’s largest art complex, opened its doors to the public and provided visitors with the rare chance to view new and offbeat works of art while speaking with the artists in their actual residences. Formerly the Pabst Blue Ribbon Brewery, the site was purchased
By Kristie Amobi ’98 When I first heard there were hot springs in Los Angeles, I thought, “Wow, I can’t believe I’ve lived here so long and didn’t know that.” My husband and I relocated from the Bay Area in 2005 and my only experience with hot springs was a long weekend in Calistoga, and a very memorable Spring Break trip to Harbin Hot Springs in 1997. Let’s just put it this way – if there is a venue where I can enjoy a natural spa setting in the comfort of my bathing suit… you can count m
During the Regional Dinners this year, over 5o members and guests came together at six different locations, including the Westside, Santa Monica, Thousand Oaks, San Fernando Valley, the South Bay and Pasadena. Pictured are members who attended the Thousand Oaks Regional Meeting. Thank you to all the hostesses for opening up their homes to SPWLA!
Our September program, Investing for the Future, held in the charming atmosphere of the Taix French restaurant, was well attended and proved to be a rewarding evening. Many thanks to our panel of three financial advising professionals, Peggy Sheridan (MBA’83), Susan Edwards, and Anita Hovanissian (MBA’09) for their highly informative presentations. After our delicious dinner, Peggy discussed tax-free municipal bonds as a part of financial planning strategy—an investment option that allows invest