January 30, 2009
Our Authors Study Club, Inc. and the City of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, kicked off African American History Month by recognizing Legacy Ladies for their outstanding community service. The event was held at the Los Angeles City Council Chambers.
January 31, 2009
The organization kicked-off the celebration of their 5th anniversary commencing at View Park Preparatory Charter School; with a day of service called, “Sharing the Torch: Changing the Lives We Touch.” The day was spent beautifying the facilities at Challenger’s Boys and Girls Club and Horace Mann Middle School, mentoring and conducting workshops for youth and distributing books to “School on Wheels.”
March 26, 2009
The 5th Annual Torch Awards to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The honorees were: Southwest Airlines, Jackie Thompson, Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Victoria Rowell, Cookie Johnson, Ed Dwight and Furnell Chatman. The organization also awarded five families as the “2009 Adopt-A-Family,” they were: Rene Scott, Ina Dunkett, Ingrid and Kenneth Hunter, Cassandra Reed and LaKeysha Smith.
March 29, 2009
Legacy Ladies, Inc., was honored to receive the “Public Service Award” from the Ebony Guild, for exceptional achievement in supporting families and youth through their examples of service. The event was held at the Proud Bird Restaurant in Los Angeles.
April 25, 2009
Verizon awards Legacy Ladies a $9,000 grant to continue their technology program to bridge the “digital divide.”
June 10, 2009
Crenshaw High School presents Legacy Ladies the “2009 Civic and Philanthropic Award.”
June 21, 2009
Legacy Ladies celebrate 5th anniversary!
November 16, 2009
The organization had a kick-off reception for the 2010 Torch Awards in the Stardust Room, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Fashions were provided by Los Angeles’ top designers, LSO Designs and Sterling Capricio. Pol Atteu and Patrick Simpson, of Network International Models and Talent, also provided some of the models.
November 17, 2009
Legacy Ladies officially adopted G.A.R.R. (Garr Academy of Mathematical and Entrepreneurial Studies) a premier charter school in Los Angeles. Their first project was implementation of an innovative math program, using a special computer software, designed to teach third and fourth grade students algebra.