A Message from the Associate Publisher Alexander Hafizi – Oct/Nov 2020
Can you believe fall is here already? Fall is one of the best times of the year. I think I’m mostly excited for the cooler weather. Our team at èlite Magazine has been working hard to bring this issue to you.
Our cover star is absolutely stunning, She is a renowned piano player, business women wife and mother, she is the one and only Oksana
Kolesnikova. I will let you read the story to learn more about her.
Henry Mayo Newhall Hosptial’s Shelia R. Veloz Breast Center has a new service that is really going to help with the fight against breast cancer. To highlight breast cancer awareness month we sat down with four extremely strong women who shared their stories.
Our ultimate awards are huge this issue. We have three award categories of winners! The Ultimate Dining and Ultimate Home categories have been running for ten years, can you believe that? And the Ultimate Kids category is on its second year. Congratulations to all the winners and a huge thank you to those that voted for their favorites. We are also excited to launch our 6th Annual Ladies in Business Awards. So start voting now on our website.
We ha ve another tasty treat for steak lovers creted by Larry McClemments. We all know wine pairs well with steak so we asked Eve Bushman to tell us what are the essentials for a wine cellar. With the holidays coming we thought it would be a great time to show you the right way to set a table. This could be a fun thing to do with your kids.
We have featured a few young adults/teens in this issue one is Brittany Klocko, who was selected as Miss Texas United States, Kalia Jones, a teen animator and Kendall Thompson, who created her own brand of clothing. We also have a few stories about kids activities and opportunities. We understand that mental health has become a real big issue in today’s world and we featured an amazing organization called SRD Straightening Reins that have now opened up a family friendly way to help with those issues.
Our fabulous finds have some fantastic gifts for that special loved one.
Something not so fabulous has been the fires in Santa Clarita this year. We have the down low on all things fire in this issue.
Did you know filming is still happening through this pandemic? Our SCV Reel Talk will tell you all about it.
Looking for a new cozy and eccentric dream home? We featured a beautiful house that is located in the Sand Canyon area. That house is for sale. We have an update about how to marketing plays a huge role in real estate.
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation tells us about high tech solutions to combat COVID-19.
You can get to know Greg Owen of Owen Patterson and Owen in one of our features.
The Navy is 245 years old and we have a story about it in this issue.
Master’s University has a new president that everyone needs to meet. His name is Dr. Sam Horn.
Roberta Veloz was a true legend here in Santa Clarita. We would like you all to look back on her life and see how truly great she was.
With all that being said I really hope you enjoy reading our magazine. My team has been working from home since the pandemic and we are truly blessed to be able to bring these publications to you each issue. It is our pleasure to have the love and support of our community to help make this all happen. On a side note Arnold and I had the privilege of getting married back in August. It was a truly magical night with some of our closest friends and family. Something I just had to share. Cheers to you all.
Until Next Time,
Alexander Hafizi and Arnold Bryant
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