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October 20, 2014
OCF Names New CFO, Elects 4 to the Board
OC Business Journal's "People on the Move" advertisement on Orangewood's new CFO, John Luker, and our 4 new board members
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September 23, 2014
Press Clippings: July - August 2014
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on the 44 Women Scholarship Luncheon; community support including the Stars & Stripes Tournament and David Wilson's Prius donation; Orangewood staff, Jim Carson; Board chairman, General William Lyon; and California foster youth funding and laws.
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July 18, 2014
Press Clippings: May - June 2014
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on the Athletes First Gala and 44 Women Scholarship Luncheon; community support including the Creating Paths art event, McCarthy Building's bike donation; and CJ Hubbard Foundation's bocce ball fundraiser; Orangewood/Academy staff Chris Simonsen and Anthony Saba; Board members Susan Samueli, Wing Lam, Mark Simons and David Wilson; Monkey Business Café in Fullerton; and national child abuse statistics.
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June 17, 2014
Dream Lunch, Dream School
Read OC Register columnist Marcia Smith's article from today’s paper. She visited The Academy yesterday as an “authentic audience” member for the student presentations in Mr. Polizzi and Ms. Bilderback’s combined engineering/English class.
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May 19, 2014
Press Clippings: March - April 2014
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on the Athletes First Gala; volunteers in the community including Star Real Estate, Michelle Buck-Gordon, and Sheryl Seaver; our new CEO, Chris Simonsen; L.A. County programs for foster youth; and scrutiny of L.A. County social services.
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May 2, 2014
Academy Head of School, Anthony Saba, Named in '40 Under 40' List
Read about our own Academy high school Head of School, Anthony Saba, who has been named one of OC Register Metro magazine's "40 Under 40". The magazine will be distributed in the Monday, May 5th issue of the Orange County Register.
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April 14, 2014
O.C. Register article: Everyday Heroes - Father Jim
Orangewood staff member Jim Carson
Check out this great article on our Rising Tide Program Manager, Jim Carson, who was profiled by the Register in its weekly "Everyday Heroes" column. Jim is amazing and we are so lucky to have him as an Orangewood employee.
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March 15, 2014
Press Clippings: January - February 2014
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on Orangewood fundraising events such as the Ducks Casino Night and Athletes First Gala; community fundraisers including ones by Share Our Wine Foundation, Nelson Elementary, and Boudin restaurant; new board appointments, board members Susan Samueli and David Wilson; an adoption story, STEM programs and Academy Board member Deborah Vandel.
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January 7, 2014
Press Clippings: November - December 2013
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on Orangewood fundraising events such as the PALS Holiday Party and Casino Night; community fundraisers including ones by First Team, Amway/Nutrilite, Tustin Municipal Employee Association, and the band Sublime with Rome; board members Wing Lam and Marian Bergeson, and staff member Lupe Barrera; a call for more foster and adoptive parents, and a New Yorker article about one mom's experience with Social Services.
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December 9, 2013
O.C. Register article: Everyday Heroes - Motherly Love
Orangewood staff member Lupe Barrera
Orangewood Children's Foundation Gifts-In-Kind Manager, Lupe Barrera, was profiled by the Register in its weekly "Everyday Heroes" column. We are so fortunate to have Lupe on staff and the recognition is well-deserved!
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November 4, 2013
O.C. Register Family article: 'Schooled In Success'
Spotlights Orangewood's new charter high school
Check out this article from today's Register!
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November 3, 2013
Press Clippings: September - October 2013
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on Orangewood fundraising events such as the 44 Women for Children Scholarship Luncheon and the Pepys Memorial Golf Tournament & Summer party; community fundraisers including ones by local teen Isabel Bellino, Shady Canyon and the Share Our Wine Foundation; a mention of board member Sandi Jackson; and a NY Times article about foster youth in college.
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October 15, 2013
Press Clippings: July - August 2013
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on fundraising events such as the 44 Women for Children Scholarship Luncheon, the Pepys Memorial Golf Tournament & Summer party, and the PALS summer event; various article about our charter high school Academy; and the L.A. County foster care system.
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August 28, 2013
O.C. Register article: 'Finding A Family'
Spotlights CSUF's Guardian Scholars Program
Most of the youth pictured or quoted are Orangewood youth!
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July 11, 2013
Press Clippings: May - June 2013
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on fundraising events such as the Athletes First Classic, the 44 Women for Children Scholarship Luncheon, the Stars & Stripes Tournament and the Griffith Clawson Concert; a donation from First Foundation; stories on Orangewood board member Wing Lam and 44 Women member Mari Kurtz; and other Orangewood mentions.
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May 9, 2013
Press Clippings: March - April 2013
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on Belle of the Ball, Athletes First,Orangewood supporters Debra Hoffmeyer and the Tustin Bank of America, changes in foster care funding and reforms, and a charity spotlight on Orangewood Children's Foundation.
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May 6, 2013
Gwen Stefani article mentions Orangewood
OC Register Metro article - 5/6/13 page 57
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March 5, 2013
Press Clippings: January - February 2013
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on 44 Women Scholarship Luncheon, Ambassador Luncheon, Share Our Wine Auction, Beverly's House, Belle of the Ball, Orangewood ads, former 44 Women board member C. McInerney, Orangewood board member David Dunn, and the poor state of child services.
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January 19, 2013
Press Clippings: November - December 2012
Articels on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on the Share Our Wine Foundation Auction, Laguna Beach High School's Orangewood Club, the Christmas Tree Auction, Cal Winslow the CEO of Orangewood Children's Foundation, the Condition of Children Report, new Orangewood board members, holiday donations, and foster youths in sex trafficking.
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November 14, 2012
Press Clippings: September - October 2012
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on Pepys Golf Tournament & Summer Party, Pumpkins and Pancakes, The Academy, Orangewood's newly elected board members (Lupe Erwin, Steve Keefer, Wing Lam & Tim Patten), and an announcement regarding the Annual Report of Children's Conditions.
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September 10, 2012
Press Clippings: July - August 2012
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on the recent PALS event at CP Restaurant, the 44 Women for Children scholarship luncheon featuring Carson Kressley, the 4th Annual Pepys Memorial Golf Tournament & Summer Party, and a donation from Shady Canyon Golf Club Charitable Foundation.
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July 2, 2012
Press Clippings: May - June 2012
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on recent events such as the 44 Women for Children Scholarship Luncheon, Boys2Men, and the Orange Blossom Hoedown, as well as articles on The Academy, and an OpEd by William Steiner.
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May 30, 2012
Press Clippings: March - April 2012
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on recent events such as Athletes First, Belle of the Ball, Share Our Wine, and the Anaheim Duck's Casino Night, as well as the Orange County Register's Season of Caring campaign, and boardmember Susan Samueli.
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March 7, 2012
Press Clippings: January - February 2012
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on the recent Anaheim Ducks Casino Night, the Orange County Register's Season of Caring campaign, and our donation drive for dresses for Belle of the Ball.
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January 3, 2012
Press Clippings: November - December 2011
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on recent community fundraising & support (the Pumpkins & Pancakes event, the Season of Caring campaign, Share Our Wine) and other Orangewood mentions in the media.
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November 1, 2011
Press Clippings: September - October 2011
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on recent fundraising events (the 44 Women Scholarship Luncheon, the Pepys Memorial Golf Tournament and the Ambassador Lunch), community support (the Pumpkins & Pancakes event) and other Orangewood mentions in the media.
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August 31, 2011
Press Clippings: July - August 2011
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on recent fundraising events (the 44 Women Scholarship Luncheon, the Orange Blossom Ball and the Pepys Memorial Golf Tournament & Summer Party), a donation of bikes from Morgan Stanley and a pie event hosted by Piecemakers Country Store.
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June 30, 2011
Press Clippings: May - June 2011
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on recent fundraising events (Athletes First Classic, the 44 Women Scholarship Luncheon and the Orange Blossom Ball), a follow-up story and subsequent letter to the editor about siblings placed at the Orangewood Children's Home in the late 1980's and concerns over the deaths of foster children in L.A. County.
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May 1, 2011
Press Clippings: March - April 2011
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on recent fundraising events (Share Our Wine, Casino Night, and Athletes First Classic), youth events (Belle of the Ball prom dress event), a $5k grant from Opus Bank and a general Orangewood overview and ad in the Orange County Business Journal's recent Giving Guide.
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March 1, 2011
Press Clippings: Jan. - Feb. 2011
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
Includes articles on the Ducks Casino Night, the Sugar Rush cupcake event, a major donation from Collectors Universe, and Belle of the Ball.
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December 31, 2010
Press Clippings: Nov. - Dec. 2010
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
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October 31, 2010
Press Clippings: Sept. - Oct. 2010
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
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August 31, 2010
Press Clippings: July - August 2010
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
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June 30, 2010
Press Clippings: May - June 2010
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
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June 10, 2010
Press Clippings: April - May 2010
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
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April 12, 2010
Press Clippings: January - April
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and other relevant topics
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March 9, 2010
Athletes First help hits home
OC Register article on Orangewood youth Ken Reid & the March 6th Athletes First Classic Gala
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February 16, 2010
Press Clippings: November - January
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and other relevant topics
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December 4, 2009
Finding success despite the odds
Article on Orangewood young adult Ken Reid in the O.C. Register
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November 27, 2009
From broken homes to fulfulling dreams
Article on Orangewood young adult Nathalie Corbin in the O.C. Register
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November 9, 2009
Press Clippings: August – November 2009
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
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September 3, 2009
Press Clippings: June - August 2009
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
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June 8, 2009
Press Clippings: April - June 5, 2009
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
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April 13, 2009
Press Clippings: Jan.-March 2009
Articles on Orangewood events, other Orangewood mentions and relevant foster care articles
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February 1, 2007
The Orangewood Board of Directors leads the way with a $2.3 million pledge…
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February 1, 2007
500K Gift Helps Orangewood Fulfill Promise of a Better Future for Abused Children...
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