South Bay

South Bay YPN Mayor's Round Table with @Zandell courtesy the South Bay Association of Realtors! #realestate #hermosabeach #redondobeach #manhattanbeach

By Joy A. Kennelly Recently I had the pleasure of accompanying one of the South Bay's top producing RE/MAX realtors, Devra Zandell, to her South Bay Association of Realtors (SBAOR) YPN meeting featuring Bill Brand, Mayor of Redondo Beach; Jeff... Read more →


Journey of Faith stepped up today to help the #Homeless crisis in the #SouthBay - here's how you can too.

By Joy A. Kennelly Today I witnessed the most beautiful sight at my Torrance Journey of Faith campus I had to write about it. Months ago, you may remember I wrote a blog about the lack of homeless resources offered... Read more →


So many events, so much work, so little help, but working on changing this asap. #JoysTravelAdventures update

By Joy A. Kennelly Realizing I can't continue to do this all myself, I've brought in Tomiya Eastlin to assist me with social media efforts and more. We get invitations to events to attend and cover almost daily which makes... Read more →


Dig4Kids Fundraiser update & Welcoming Troops home from Iran & Afghanistan 8/11/2010

By Joy A. Kennelly Just in case you're looking for images from the Fashion, Food & Wine Festival fundraiser last night over at Raleigh Studios benefitting Dig4Kids, I will have more to share soon. I invited my photographer friend, Angelique... Read more →


Food, Fashion and Wine Festival Featuring The Dinner of Champions Comes to Raleigh Studios in Manhattan Beach Saturday, August 21 6pm - 10pm Benefits Dig4Kids

By Joy A. Kennelly Looking forward to attending the Food, Fashion & Wine Festival honoring sports legends, Linda Hanley, Chris Marlowe & Steve Obradovich this Saturday, August 21, from 6pm - 10pm at Raleigh Studios in Manhattan Beach. I'm especially... Read more →


#Walk With Sally's #White Light, White Night Fundraiser, July 10, 2010 with #Rocco Delucca & the Burden #in

By Joy A. Kennelly I'm looking forward to attending the Walk With Sally White Light, White Night Fundraiser tomorrow night and thought you might like to join me and other celebrities, South Bay socialites, philanthropists, and music lovers all dressed... Read more →


Blog - #Manhattan Beach-based VOX DJs & VOX Entertainment Celebration Saturday!

By Joy A. Kennelly KC CAMPBELL OF VOX DJS & SHAWN SEDLACEK OF VOX ENTERTAINMENT, MANHATTAN BEACH ENTREPRENUERS, TO CELEBRATE 25th YEAR ANNIVERSARY AT MANHATTAN COUNTRY CLUB IN MANHATTAN BEACH, CA SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2009 FROM 8:00pm – 12:00am Manhattan... Read more →


Sad news, but happier times soon. Mark 5/21 on your calendars!

By Joy A. Kennelly For those of you who are interested in the latest news regarding all the cool projects and people I'm working with on a freelance basis, check out my professional blog: www.thejoywriter.typepad.com/thejoywriterpr I haven't written such a... Read more →


Huckabee, Obama, McCain, AVP's, & The Shore Restaurant and Lounge

By Joy A. Kennelly Watching the new Huckabee Show - did you know it existed? I didn't till now. Very interesting. Geraldine Ferraro, Dave Ramsey, and cute Elizabeth Hasselbeck were on it. I've put a link to Whoopi Goldberg's opinion... Read more →


Recent South Bay Professional Connection Hospitality Appreciation Evening

By Joy A. KennellyYou are curious about our recent South Bay Professional Connection "Hospitality Appreciation Evening" at The Shore Restaurant and Lounge this past week or you wouldn't have clicked on the link right? So, without further ado... here's some... Read more →


What a difference time off and wise counsel makes... other stuff

By Joy A. Kennelly I took some time off from everyone and everything yesterday in attempt to heal emotionally and physically which was exactly what I needed to do. Now I'm back to my old self a little wiser, a... Read more →


Fourth of July in Hermosa Beach - mass police enforcement - fines tripled

By Joy A. Kennelly We know there are thousands of people who think nothing of coming down to Hermosa Beach to get wasted on the 4th of July who may not be aware of the intense police crackdown that is... Read more →


Just real quick...Surf Memorial Fundraiser, Rosebud the pig's Quinceantero (sp?)

By Joy A. Kennelly I was in a car accident this morning (not my fault) so please say a prayer that my back will heal quickly and this will get resolved easily. That's all I will say about that. Thank... Read more →


SBPC's Surfrider Benefit/Tasting Party at The Shore hosted by She's Got the Look Finalist, Melissa Todd

By Joy A. Kennelly FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION AND THE SHORE RESTAURANT TASTING PARTY BENEFIT BY CHEF DAVID LINVILLE RAISED MONEY AND AWARENESS FOR SURFRIDER FOUNDATION TV Land’s She’s Got the Look Finalist, Melissa Todd, Hosted... Read more →


South Bay Professional Connection Surfrider Benefit at the Shore adds new celebrity guests!

MEDIA ALERT WHAT: The South Bay Professional Connection (SBPC) announces a Tasting Party at The Shore Restaurant featuring Executive Chef David Linville’s menu of fresh, internationally inspired California comfort food from 5:30pm – 8:00pm on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 in... Read more →


South Bay Professional Connection (SBPC) Announces June 25 Surfrider Benefit at The Shore with TVLand's She's Got the Look, Melissa Todd, hosting

By Joy A. Kennelly THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION (SBPC) ANNOUNCES A TASTING PARTY AT THE SHORE RESTAURANT IN HERMOSA BEACH, CA ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2008 from 5:30PM – 8:00PM Hosted by TV Land’s “She’s Got the Look” Finalist,... Read more →


What a great weekend - just what the doctor ordered

By Joy A. Kennelly This has been one of the most spontaneous weekends I've had in forever. Saturday included attending my friend's child's preschool graduation dinner celebration which is always adorable because they love my attention. The littlest got to... Read more →


The South Bay Professional Connection's event at Verch Insurance Services & CA Associates!

By Joy A. Kennelly Sorry for the delay in writing about the last South Bay Professional Connection event announcing the Grand Opening of CA Associates and Verch Insurance Services. I think I've been coming down with the flu which would... Read more →


Positive South Bay Professional Connection news! (repeated on my wordpress blog too...)

By Joy A. Kennelly Ever since returning from Miami, FL, I have been slammed with work and unable to catch my breath. (Okay, I did enjoy my Memorial Day holiday BBQ down in San Diego with a very good friend,... Read more →


THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION ANNOUNCES THE GRAND OPENING OF CA ASSOCIATES & VERCH INSURANCE SERVICES’ NEW EL SEGUNDO OFFICES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Joy A. Kennelly 310.714.2077 thejoywriterpublicity(at) gmail (dot) com THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION ANNOUNCES THE GRAND OPENING OF CA ASSOCIATES & VERCH INSURANCE SERVICES’ NEW EL SEGUNDO OFFICES With a Networking Celebration on Thursday,... Read more →


Bones, First Tuesday, The Riches, Cozy Faux, and Meetup

By Joy A. Kennelly Never have watched the show Bones before and it's fun to see The Standard Downtown used as a location. If you're ever in LA you should hit it at least once. Oh good, now the The... Read more →


Very interesting article on this year's MB Surf Festival

Daily Breeze Article Manhattan Beach tourney bumped to late summer By Andrea Woodhouse Staff Writer Article Launched: 03/06/2008 12:12:12 AM PST The Manhattan Beach Open, the so-called Wimbledon of beach volleyball tournaments, will take over the sands a month later... Read more →


What a fun, productive day...

By Joy A. Kennelly The Office totally cracks me up! Anyone else like this totally whacked out show? Reminds me of some people I know. Too funny. I LOVE Steve Carell. Today's Day Spa event at A Fresh Face Skincare... Read more →