It’s spring and there’s so much going on that it’s hard to keep up!
We’re so excited to feature Taste of the Town on our cover, “it’s back,” and just around the corner on May 1, Santa Clarita is buzzing with anticipation with the announcement of its new location at Blomgren Ranch! Spend a delicious afternoon tasting the dishes of the best restaurants and beverage providers in our valley. The popular Diamond Drop, sponsored by Classic Designs Jewelry, is back this year, with Mark LeVang and friends providing fabulous live entertainment. So open your appetite and get ready for a good time!
Do you like to have fun? Don’t forget to attend Soroptimist International of Valencia’s Gentlemen For A Cause “An Evening in Monte Carlo” on May 22 at the Embassy Suites in Valencia, when ten gentlemen will brave it all by donating their time and talents and offering great auction items. This is a very fun event that you won’t want to miss!
If you love walking, the Michael Hoefflin Childhood Cancer Foundation aims to raise $75,000 during their 4MHF Walk on April 30. This year, the event will take place at College of the Canyons Cougar Stadium. MHF helps local families battling childhood cancer, this is your opportunity to support a wonderful cause.
Continuing the marching theme, mark your calendar for May 14 in Central Park when the American Cancer Society invites the community to join the world’s largest fundraising event, Relay For Life, taking place in Central Park. The day promises to be a family event with live entertainment, games, raffles, food trucks and lots of fun.
Also in Central Park, don’t miss the 3rd Annual SCV Veg Fest scheduled for June 4. Founder Jess Guidroz is passionate about his vegan lifestyle, however, SCV Veg Fest was created with the community in mind – meaning it’s not just for vegan people. Veg Fest is a food, beer, wine and music festival. Attendees can expect a combination of over 100 participating restaurants, vendors and food trucks, live music, and a variety of local craft beer and wine vendors. Mark your calendar and turn to page 28 for more details.
Along with news on the latest happenings from our community, this issue also features guides to help you stay on top of the season! Just in time, the Ka-Ching! The CPA guide features the best tax services in our valley, so you have a convenient way to find your CPA and pick someone fast. Our beauty guide is here just in time for spring, helping you find inspiration for a new look to accompany the new season. Last but not least, our All About Pets directory is a huge hit every year, providing all the services you need to keep your furry loved ones safe, healthy, happy and beautiful. While you’re in the Pets section, don’t miss the results of our cutest pet photo contest! Your heart will surely melt when you see these adorable photos!
In the next issue, don’t miss our annual Old Town Newhall section. This guide will feature many of the businesses you love in Old Town Newhall and some you may not have discovered yet. If you are a Newhall Old Town business and would like to find out more about our July coverage, please call us on 661-294-4444.
Spring is abuzz with the changing weather and seasons – but also with our new, elite Magazine issue! If you haven’t read our March/April issue yet, be sure to check it out. With lots of stories about interesting local people and organizations. You won’t read them anywhere else but in Elite Magazine!
We wish our readers a very happy Easter and Passover, stay safe!
Sincerely, Linda, Moe and Alexander Hafizi