day meeting residents and discussing local issues. Representatives for
Supervisor Michael Antonovich and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) also
attended the event, along with state Sen. Jack Scott (D-Burbank).
"It's a way to let folks know what's going on in Burbank and get
people to know each other," Frommer said.
Burbank resident Kevin McKenna said Saturday's event represents
everything he loves about Burbank.
McKenna is the founder of Investigative Documentaries Educating
American Society, a documentary filmmaking organization based in Burbank.
"I love Burbank. Burbank has such a small-town feel," McKenna said. "I
lived in [Los Angeles] for 20 years and didn't know a ... soul. Here I
know so many people and it's great."
Families were entertained with a moon bounce, food, and the sounds of
radio station KYSR 98.7 FM. At one point, the station's deejay stole the
Jamba Juice strawberry costume and ran around the park, to the delight of
The Young Shakespeareans of Burbank performed skits and musical
numbers, the Ballet Folklorico Mexico Azteca of St. Finbar performed
dances and the Luther Burbank Middle School Spirit Squad performed dances
Miss Burbank Lindsay Muriedas and Miss Teen Burbank Mallory Sorkness
also attended the event.