Oakmont League in the News

Oakmont League prepares for 80th Anniversary with Oral History Project

April 10, 2019

The Oakmont League of Glendale celebrates it's 80th Anniversary this year.  In preparation for the celebration event in June, the organization is collaborating with Glendale Community College professor, Robyn Fishman and her Women's Studies classes to compile an oral history of the Oakmont League and it's impact on members and the community.  Oakmont League members welcomed Prof. Fishman and her students to their March luncheon meeting to begin the process of documenting significant items to the club.  Memory books, old programs, historic legal documents and the club's silver tea service were just some of the items photographed by the GCC team.  Members discussed the significance of these items and described them to the students.  It was an energetic meeting as members and students looked through old photos and members reminisced about fun events and projects over the years. 

Oakmont Summer Party Sails Away

June 23, 2018

Co-Chairs Ellen Farewell and Shauna Lehmann planned the evening event which was held at the historic Hollywood Regency home of Val and Brad Nelson.  Delicious hors d’oeuvres provided by ME Catering were served throughout the evening.  Members enjoyed dining around the pool and chatting in the mid-century modern pool house reminiscent of rat-pack years.      

The theme “Sail Away with Oakmont League was inspired by Oakmont League member Jeraldine Saunders, the author of “The Love Boat”, which was the inspiration for the TV series of the same name.  


 

Oakmont League Installs new Board, and Awards Scholarships and donations.

January 01, 2020

On May 23, The Oakmont League celebrated the culmination of a successful year with the installation of their new officers, by presenting checks to two charities, and awarding high school and college scholarships during their final luncheon of the year at Oakmont County Club.

Oakmont League busy with tea event for past presidents, fashion show and luncheon

October 25, 2017

Luncheon Program included a Fashion Show with members modeling clothes from Jades Fashions.

Oakmont League Christmas Party At Oakmont Country Club

December 10, 2017

Oakmont League members and guests celebrate the season together at Oakmont Country Club.  Members donated unwrapped toys to the Glendale Fire Department toy drive, and were serenaded by the Crescenta Valley HS Charasmatics.

Summer Party with Brazilian Flair

July 17, 2017

Bosa Nova music on the acoustic guitar, Brazilian hors d'eouvers and cocktails created a warm and welcoming atmosphere for Oakmont League members and guests at this year's summer party.  Fernanda Genthon and Cathy Steel and their committee planned a memorable evening in Fernanda and Martial's beautiful backyard. 

Installation Ceremony and Scholarship Luncheon

June 12, 2017

Oakmont League Members celebrate the end of a successful year with Installation of new Board of Directors, and by awarding scholarships to local students, and donations to favorite charities.

Guest Speaker Phil Kubel

March 15, 2017

Guest speaker Phil Kubel spoke at the March dinner meeting of Oakmont League. 

Phil, who studied film at USC, is an eight-time Emmy- winning producer and director. He is the vice president of Digital for the Stronach Group, which owns racetracks across America, including Santa Anita.

He also was a founding member of HRTV, a national TV network that featured horse-racing content where he served as vice president of post production

The Valley Line: Coleman cracks wise at Oakmont Luncheon

February 08, 2017

Fritz Coleman speaks at Oakmont League January meeting.

Oakmont League Christmas Party

December 28, 2016

Oakmont League Christmas party at the home of Chloe Ross

Past President's Tea 2016

October 18, 2016

Members honor Past Presidents and enjoy afternoon tea at the home of Lydia Brown Trout.

Oakmont League Fashion Show 2016

April 19, 2016

Oakmont League and members celebrated America at Biannual Fashion show & Boutique held at the Glendale Hilton Hotel.  Professional models showcased Robert Ellis of Beverly Hills designs. 

Scholarship and Installation Luncheon

June 17, 2015

Scholarship and Installation Luncheon

Oakmont League Awards Scholarships

June 18, 2014

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June 13, 2015

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Former Oakmont League scholarship recipient returns the favor.

May 28, 2014

Oakmont League has long history of giving Scholarships to top students at Glendale Community College.  One of their past recipients has set up a scholarship fund of his own to benefit Glendale College students.   Paul Dickenson received a scholarship from the Oakmont League in 1967 which enabled him to continue his studies at U.S.C. 

Guests enjoy celebrating Oakmont League's 75 anniversary.

March 19, 2014

Newswoman Michele Gile, and celebrity Stylist Steven Ratliff were among many guests enjoying Oakmont League's 75th anniversary celebration.  Michele and Steven will also act as MC's for the Oakmont League's upcoming Fashion show and Boutique.

Oakmont League Beginings

July 27, 2012

Oakmont League long time member Katherine Yamada and local journalist shines light on early beginings.

Early days of Oakmont League and Foothill Service Club for the Blind, Women's Page

January 01, 2020

Oakmont League makes significant donation to Foothill Service Club for the Blind to enable group to build their own facility.  Originally reported by Betty Preston in Glendale News Press

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