90th Garden Gala

El Nido Family Centers’ 90th anniversary Garden Gala was a huge success! Saturday, September 19 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills

The oldest estate in Beverly Hills, with its truly magnificent gardens and breathtaking views, was the fitting setting for El Nido’s 90th Anniversary Garden Gala on Saturday, September 19. Guests arrived at Robinson Gardens at the “golden hour,” that time before sunset when the skies are redder and softer, giving everything a lush patina, setting the stage for a magical evening.   The spotlight was on El Nido’s newly launched “Garden to Table” program that provides training and mentorship with the culinary industry through urban gardening, cooking and restaurant management. Youth assisted in cooking demonstrations on the tennis court with…

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Los Angeles Informer: 90 YEARS OF SAVING LIVES

El Nido Family Centers Celebrates 90 Years of Saving Lives Hundreds of guests gathered to celebrate El Nido Family Centers’ 90th Anniversary on Saturday, September 19, held at the iconic Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills. El Nido ( was privileged to be the first to co-host an event at Robinson Gardens since the Friends of Robinson Gardens ( and Los Angeles County began the restoration in 1982. For many Angelenos attending, this was their first visit to view Beverly Hills’ first estate, which was built in 1911. “El Nido is proud to have helped hundreds of thousands of individuals on…

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Beverly Hills Courier- 90th Anniversary

El Nido Family Centers Celebrate 90th Anniversary At Robinson Garderns By Laura Coleman El Nido Family Centers’ 90th anniversary celebration last Saturday evening at Beverly Hills’ first estate, Virginia Robinson Gardens, evoked everything that the City’s original first lady prized so dearly–education, children and entertaining guests. Before dining al fresco on a garden-inspired dinner while live jazz set the mood in tune with the warm summer air, hundreds of guests enjoyed the six-acre estate’s expansive grounds. Cocktails and canapé were first served on the tennis court that was transformed into a lounge and demonstration kitchen where youths assisted renowned chefs,…

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Beverly Hills Courier: El Nido Family Centers Celebrate At Robinson Gardens

El Nido Family Centers Celebrate 90 Years of Saving Lives At Robinson Gardens By Laura Colema There are times when the kindness of strangers can mean the difference between a life of hope and a life of poverty. Since 1925, El Nido Family Centers has been helping out the Los Angeles community and on Saturday, Sept/ 19, El Nido will celebrate its 90 years of service with a very special gala at Robinson Gardens. Founded by the National Council of Jewish Women in 1925 as a health camp in Laurel Canyon for young Jewish girls of immigrant parents who worked…

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