LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

Lots of Christmas Eve celebrations at local churches: Monday, December 24 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. the Westside Unity Church will host Christmas Eve Candle Lighting Services led by Rev. Lee Lakso and Rev. James Daly ( located on Barman Avenue just west of Overland); Grace Lutheran Church will have “Carols, Candlelight and Communion: services at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (4427 Overland Ave.); and Agape International Spiritual Center’s services will be a 4:00 pm. and 7:00 p.m. at 5700 Buckingham Parkway, off Slauson Ave.

Carrying on the family name in the prop business is local Hope Parrish, prop master on two current hits, “Guilt Trip,” and “Django Unchained.” Hope comes by it naturally; her grandfather and parents were prop pioneers, and Hope’s busier than ever. (The author has seen her in action on set of “Guilt Trip” and “Water for Elephants –what an eye for detail!)

Don’t take it personally, Greg – the Culver City Exchange Club’s Mystery Greeter at last week’s meeting was Greg Goodyear, who reported that neither Ted Blaisdell, Jeff Cooper, Larry Burns, Xavier Nuques nor John Cohn shook his hand –  after all, those fines do add up! (Especially with the club going dark for the next two weeks, as are several other local service clubs.)
The holiday “get well quick” list includes Ed Little and Bill Fecho – these two busy gentlemen are sure to be back in action by January, 2013!
Rounding out 2012 with birthdays are Joy Jacobs, Shelly Blaisdell, Katie Shery, Christine Hernandez, Linda Schumitzsky, Claudia Bracho, Claudia Escobedo, Tony Kim, Mohammed Khan, Terri Middleton, Sherease Raeford, Erica Terry, Shirley Wiliani, Diana Aceves, Barbara Bryndle, Carole Cablk, Rhonda Granados, Lilia Mares, Jesus Beltran, Rosa Farre, Doris Sanchez, Sharon Stoltzman, Inga Harris, John Hennessy, Sarah Rivera, Anicia Batongbakal, Robert Clubb, German Kalinec, and Liliana Valdez. Want to include your own or a friend or family member’s birthday in LOCALmotion? Let us know at [email protected]
As we write this it’s almost Christmas Eve – Hanukkah’s over, but the festivities linger on with Christmas Day, then New Year’s Eve and January 1, 2013. Stay safe, drive carefully, give your loved ones an extra hug and a stranger a smile. All these tend to multiply…

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