Nancy, along with co-ED Peter Kjenaas and Happy House administrative executive Kathie Heard, drove out to Malibu to visit the Boys and Girls Club on the campus of Malibu High.
It’s nearly November, and for the third year in a row, that means Children’s Day and a chance to celebrate our local children. Join Nancy and the Happy House team at Woodley Park in the San Fernando Valley on Saturday, November 20th from 8 AM to 4 PM. There will be carnival rides, games, music, food, a petting zoo, climbing wall and a ton more. The event will, once again, be sponsored by Radio Disney, so bring the whole family for a celebration of children. And of course, Happy House will be in attendance with tons of resources, some of Nancy’s voice over friends, crafts and other great activities. See […]
The Good Choices Program was delivered in two of the Santa Barbara Boys & Girls Clubs on Monday July 13th. In all, 52 children were put through the program. A graduation event was held at the Santa Barbara Boys & Girls Club for all 52 children on Wednesday 12 August, with Nancy presenting them with their certificates. More than 140 people were in attendance to watch these amazing children graduate. The feedback from the Director of the Boys & Girls Club was extremely favorable and she’s very interested in participating further in the Good Choices program. They are well on their way to becoming the third chapter of Happy House. […]
Friday August 20th was graduation day for seventy some children ranging in age from 9 – 18 who completed the Happy House Good Choices Program through Migrant Workers Education run by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Their families and teachers joined them in celebrating this remarkable achievement.
Nancy helped give out awards on Saturday, June 19th, at the 8th Annual Scholarship Celebration for Project GRAD, supported by friends Anne Archer and Marisol Nichols and run by CEO of Project GRAD Ford Roosevelt.
Here are photos of the thousands and thousands of How to Make Good Choices booklets that were handed out so far at the World Cup soccer events in South Africa!
More than 200 men, women and children came out to enjoy a beautiful afternoon and support the launch of the new Good Choices Toolkit. The event kicked off with nearly 100 poker players eagerly awaiting the start of a very competitive tournament. Nancy issued the traditional “Shuffle Up and Deal” call and the action was underway. When the dust settled, only Erik Aude was left standing, with Mark Hart, Shelly Preston, Tom Hill and Bill Methvin Jr rounding out the top five.
Happy House recently had the privilege of delivering a basket full of goodies to Aaron Morales. The four-year-old, pictured here with his mother Sonia, won the basket at Children’s Day last weekend at Woodley Park. It was raffled off at the Good Choices booth and all were welcome to enter. The winner was ecstatic to learn that he had won and accepted his prize with joy. Here’s Nancy picking the winning entry.
On November 21st in Woodley Park, located in the San Fernando Valley, the anti-gang coalition of the Los Angeles Police Department and associated agencies, put on their 2nd annual Children’s Day, a Salute to Kids.
Happy House territory is expanding and is now reaching into the Northern California region. This new and first official remote Happy House chapter was just recently acknowledged at the Happy House Headquarters in Northridge.