Dear Friends & Family, Last week, we announced the difficult decision to postpone all events at NOOR through April 30, 2020 in response to the increasing risk of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Until we receive orders from the LA County Health Officer that we can re-open once again and begin celebrating events, NOOR’s kitchen will be repurposed into a community kitchen to provide nutrient-dense, immune-boosting soups to the community and to our out-of-work employees at no cost. It has become abundantly clear that we are in the midst of a major global emergency and each of us needs to take every….
The Pasadena Police Activities League is an important cornerstone of the Pasadena community, providing a safe and enriching environment for Pasadena youth after school and during the summer. Working closely with the Salvation Army, the program offers mentoring and activities including sports, robotics, educational programs and field trips to the many cultural centers Pasadena has to offer. At this point in time PAL has served over 3,000 youth in the Pasadena area and has helped increase GPA 42% through it’s mentoring program. Every year PAL has an award ceremony, auction and dinner and every year a member of the Pasadena….
On Wednesday, December 14, 2017 NOOR hosted the opening party for The Lythgoe Family’s “Beauty and the Beast – A Christmas Rose” American Panto version based on the Beauty and the the Beast fairytale written by Madame de Villeneuve. NOOR Owners Maggie & Robert Shahnazarian were on the benefit committee along with Lesley Brander- Epps, Sheila Grether-Marion, Nigel Lythgoe, Michael Martinet, Julietta Perez and Summit Funding. The committee was chaired by Teena Hostovich and Darrell Brooke. From the article… “The Lythgoes teamed up with Pasadena Playhouse to host a pre-curtain reception at Noor atop Paseo Colorado on opening night, Dec.13,….