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“ Our Town , Our Paper ” lagunabeachindy . com JUNE 2 , 2023 | Volume XX , Issue 22
Laguna Beach Remembers The Fallen
Laguna Beach American Legion Post 222 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5868 led an annual Memorial Day ceremony in remembrance of their comrades who died protecting the country in all wars and conflicts at Monument Point in Heisler Park on May 29 . The keynote speaker was Vietnam veteran Colonel Robert Seitz , U . S . Army , Retired . During the ceremony , many local organizations placed floral offerings at the Heisler Park Memorial Monument to commemorate the occasion . Photo / Jim Collins
Schoolpower Supporters Raise More Than $ 65K for Laguna Beach Schools
Seventh Annual Three Clubs Barefoot Golf Tournament Sells Out in Record Time
By LB Indy Staff
The recent sold out seventh annual Three Clubs Barefoot Canyon Classic , held at The Ranch at Laguna Beach , grossed over $ 65,000 to support Laguna Beach students through the non-profit , SchoolPower .
Eighty-three barefoot golfers started the afternoon ’ s festivities on May 22 with a friendly nine-hole , four- or five-person scramble competition . As in past years , players tackled some nontraditional shots , including closest ball to the Laguna College of Art and Design ( LCAD ) statue and putting with inflatable lollipop donuts . Participants also gave it their best shot at games with exciting prizes , such as aiming for a 15-foot circle to earn a Livel Real Estate Yeti , participating in a chipping contest to win a gift basket compiled by the Ballesteros Group , and trying for a hole-in-one to win a 1-year lease on a BMW from Alexander Imports .
“ I had an amazing time this year at SchoolPower ’ s Barefoot Classic . The people , the organization and the venue is bar none ,” Laguna Beach resident and golfer Steven Goodman said . “ Everyone , from the organizers to the participants , made me feel right at home even though I don ’ t have a child in the school system . I look forward to next year and seeing all of the great people and contributing to such a great organization .”
Following golf , the party continued on the patio , where golfers and dinner
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Festival of Arts Honors Pageant Legacy Society Donors
By LB Indy Staff
The Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters recently organized an exclusive appreciation reception for members of the Pageant Legacy Society . More than 100 donors , whose names or the names of their loved ones are inscribed on seats in the Pageant ’ s Irvine Bowl , attended the event , which was held on May 18 . The Pageant Legacy Society , established in 2020 , allows donors to leave an enduring mark in Laguna Beach by designating a seat in the famous amphitheater . To date , patrons have named over 250 out of the available 2,600 seats , contributing nearly $ 350,000 in support of the arts .
At the reception , guests enjoyed live music , champagne and desserts . Each member was presented with certificates acknowledging their seat engravings and an exclusive lapel pin and keychain recognizing their membership in the Pageant Legacy Society . Festival of Arts President David Perry and Pageant of the Masters Director Diane Challis Davy expressed their appreciation to the Legacy members and acknowl-
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