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SCCLA Annual Summer Potluck Picnic

Join the SCCLA for our annual summer potluck picnic. It's one of our biggest events of the year and a great way to kick off the summer! Come meet entering Smithies, new grads, and reconnect with old friends in the area (and make new ones). Thank you to Robin Jaffe '66 and Joel Jaffe for once again generously hosting the picnic.  Please note that if you are planning on swimming, there are no lifeguards on duty and please bring your own towels.

SCCLA member* - complimentary
SCCLA member guest* - complimentary
Additional SCCLA member guests* - $10
Non-members - $10
Incoming Smithie/Parent of Incoming Smithie - complimentary
Current Smithie (including 2018 grads) - complimentary
Child - complimentary

*Please note: SCCLA membership will be confirmed. If there are any questions, you will be contacted.

The Club will provide beverages. Please bring a dish to serve 6 according to the initial of your last name:
A-H: Desserts
I-Z: Hearty Salads

 Opportunity Drawing & Towel Fundraiser
The picnic will also feature an Opportunity Drawing with multiple prizes as well as custom-designed "I  SMITH" plush velour beach towels available to purchase to benefit the SCCLA Endowed & Spetnagel Scholarship Funds. Feel free to purchase ahead and bundle these items with your event ticket! (Please inform us at the event, with photo ID, that you have purchased a ticket bundle or towel.) 

YA Book Drive
We will be collecting gently used and new Young Adult books for the benefit of the Southern California Library. Bring a book to contribute!

 If you have any questions, feel free to email or call Riana Hull '14 at 949-468-9328.

RSVP via Eventbrite

2018-2019 SCCLA Slate of Officers

President: Kristin Matthews '91

Vice President and Immediate Past President: Sarah Meacham '05

Recording Secretary: Betsy Topper '82

Treasurer: Colleen Rabin '08P

Corresponding Secretary: Susan Pollack ‘85

Admissions: Vicky M. Razo '04 and Xiomara Iraheta ‘07

Book Club: Terri Macellaro '84

Career Network: Amalia Merino '00J and Selwa Sweidan '00

Events: Riana Hull '14, Rachel Nyback ‘92, and Vanessa Roberson '16

Membership: Evelyn Brown '72

Fundraising: [VACANT]

Newsletter: Jamie Maloney '07

Social Media: Dana Ehrlich '89

Merchandise: Amy Schancupp '79

Theater: Gail Conway '48 and Diane Link '68

Young Alumnae: Grace Kim '12

Website: Sonia Brown ‘14

Advisors: Heather Jones '94, Terri Macellaro '84, Heidi Novaes '88, Elsa Pauley '66, Roz Zakheim '69, Lois Thompson '66, and Vivian Forbes ‘50


We are always looking for additional support and welcome your involvement in the SCCLA. To learn more about how you can volunteer, email Sarah Meacham '05 or any of the board members directly.

Earlier Event: May 20
Los Angeles May Book Club
Later Event: June 23
3rd Annual Global Tea - Saturday