Club News

Upgrades Make Our Beautiful Building Even More So!

This past year or so has seen a few upgrades to our Clubhouse.  One of the most notable changes was to the lighting in the ballroom.  Those plastic fluorescent lights from the 1960s were replaced with hanging lights in a style that reflects the building’s architecture.  At the same time we replaced and upgraded the […]

We Are Making A Difference!

As part of our annual Charitable Contributions program, this year the Club awarded $1500 to A Window Between Worlds. Located here on the Westside in Venice, AWBW’s programs use art-making as a tool for empowerment and healing, impacting over two-hundred thousand adults and children who have experienced violence and trauma. They also train facilitators from […]

Arts program at UCLA Medical gets infusion from Club

On August 21, Becky Upchurch, Marcia Stein, and Tery Schooler presented Elaine Eastwood, Manager of Volunteer Services at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica with a collection of art supplies and a check for the Creative Arts Program.  The supplies were donated by our members and will be distributed to patients and their support people who […]

“Hot Lips” Houlihan and her animals came to SMBWC!

Actress and animal rights activist Loretta Swit shared stories about her acting career and love of animals at a gathering of members and guests in the Club’s ballroom Tuesday, March 6 to introduce SWITHEART, a book collection of her new animal painting of rescued dogs, cats, domestic and wild animals.  Goats and roosters seem to […]

Loretta Swit book signing with Geoffrey Mark, March 6

Loretta Swit, also known as “Hot Lips” Houlihan in the long-running hit TV show M*A*S*H, and star of The Love Boat, will join us on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 4pm at the Club for a special book signing. The award-winning actress, animal activist and artist will talk with Geoffrey Mark about her new book “SwitHeart” […]