Terolyn Phinsee (Courtesy photo)

 The Regalettes, a legacy organization in Los Angeles known for its longstanding commitment to education, community service, and excellence will hold their 65th-anniversary celebration, “A Royal Affair: 65 Years of Excellence.”

The luncheon event will include conferring scholarships to college-age students and honoring five deserving individuals with Crown Awards.  The event will be held on Sunday, November 19, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., in the Ahmanson Ballroom at the Skirball Cultural Center.

Dr. Zuri Murrell (Courtesy photo)

For six and a half decades, the Regalettes have been a pillar of strength in our community, fostering educational opportunities for underserved youth, providing over $1 million in scholarship funds to students.   The “A Royal Affair” event celebrates the organization’s achievements, honors its legacy, and sets the stage for a brighter future.

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In addition to the luncheon, the Crown Awards ceremony will recognize outstanding individuals that have made remarkable contributions to education, community service, public service, economic development and demonstrated leadership.  Honorees for this year’s event include Terolyn Phinsee, Community Service Award, Dr. Zuri Murrell, President’s Award, Belinda Jackson, Public Service Award, Angela Gibson-Shaw, Economic Development Award and Lois Buckman, Regalettes Legacy Award.

Belinda Jackson (Courtesy photo)

“The Regalettes have been champions of education and community service for 65 years, and we are proud to honor these outstanding individuals and our own President, Lois Buckman,” said Shonte Penland-Abraham, Regalettes, Inc. vice president.

Angela Gibson-Shaw (Courtesy photo)

“We invite the community to join us in this grand celebration, support our scholarship initiatives, and celebrate the remarkable individuals who have made a significant impact in our community.”

Lois Buckman (Courtesy photo)

Sponsors of A Regal Affair include LA Football Club, the Greater Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Reve Gipson Parks and Shonte Penland Abraham, among others.

To purchase tickets, make a donation, or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.regalettes.org or via Eventbrite.