Founded in Paris in 1248, La Chaîne is the world’s oldest international gastronomic society. It is based on the traditions and practices of the old French royal guild of meat roasters (rôtisseurs). Revived in 1950, the society has professional and amateur members in more than 90 countries. In the United States, there are 122 Bailliages
Philanthropy and polo will again come together Sept. 7 for the 10th annual Veterans Recognition Day at the San Diego Polo Club in Rancho Santa Fe.
The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society held a kickoff party Aug. 14 for its fundraising drive for the David R. Brooks Memorial Fountain.
Sharon Alix has been appointed administrator of the Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society, reports the group’s president, John Vreeburg.
Alix, a longtime Rancho Santa Fe resident, has extensive administrative and financial experience.
Brad and Beth Thorp lost their 18-year-old son Mitchell to an undiagnosed illness nearly six years ago. For five years, the family searched for answers, and when the community learned of their story, it offered support.
Since then, the Thorps have given back to the community through the Mitchell Thorp Foundation, which supports families with children suffering from life-threatening illnesses, diseases and disorders.
To raise funds for families in need, the foundation is debuting its Under the Tuscan Sun Charity Fashion Show, “Pillars of Hope,” on Sept. 6 at Cielo Village in Rancho Santa Fe. During the inaugural event, the Mitchell Thorp Foundation will honor top doctors, educators, therapists and practitioners.
Animal medium Brent Atwater is donating her spiritual gifts to Helen Woodward Animal Center with a very special Readings for Rescue fundraiser from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23.
The Schillings of Rancho Santa Fe are rallying for Type 1 diabetes awareness, research and an eventual cure after a life-changing diagnosis rocked their family two years ago.
Legal fees are quickly mounting for a U.S. Marine veteran who has been held in a Mexican prison for four months, but a local organization, the Spirit of Liberty Foundation, aims to help.
Through her nonprofit Art for Barks, Rancho Santa Fe’s Lynn Moon has found an outlet that combines all of her passions: her passion to help others; her commitment to raising awareness about animal issues and promoting better pet care; and her lifelong love of art and support of artists of all kinds.
Art for Barks is a unique nonprofit that creates an online community to showcase animal artists and writers, and offers services to assist pet parents while supporting local animal charities. Moon’s goals are to be a major voice on service dogs and mustangs, and to reduce animal abandonment.
The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center will serve up another Summer Supper Club dinner on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 5:30-8 p.m. at a private residence in Rancho Santa Fe.