Angeles Endowment for Nursing Excellence, the fund-raising project of
"The nurses are the real dolls," said Chairwoman Sue Ann Gordon,
who was an eloquent mistress of ceremonies. Sharing the spotlight on
the runway was guild President Tish Hawkins-Sellers.
Upon arrival, those attending purchased tickets and dropped
tickets into the drums at 24 baskets filled with gifts outside the
Grand Ballroom. Donations chairwoman Linda Hansen assembled the
prizes and Sharon Terranova organized the ticket sales.
In the foyer, Tomme Lenz had secured many vendors that were
selling vintage jewelry, hand bags and other accessories.
Lunch began with a scrumptious cream of tomato basil soup, topped
by a lightly browned pastry that melted in your mouth. Two breasts of
chicken were dressed with a dried fruit compote alongside fresh
vegetables and a petite pasta. Dessert was a hazelnut taco shell
stuffed with chocolate mousse and fresh berries.
Kudos to decorations chairwoman Marge Overstreet and her committee
who found the miniature full-length mirrors that reflected the images
of the paper dolls created by Tom Tierney. He also signed more than
25 of his Paper Doll books to be sold at the fund-raiser.
Fashions by Margo of Newhall ranged from evening gowns and
sportswear to, surprisingly enough, lingerie, and were interspersed
with clothing for men by J. David's Custom Clothiers of Santa
Clarita. The handsome male models flirted with guests in the audience
and one even kissed a guest's hand.
Eileen Hurst-Campbell of Lake View Terrace took home a major
prize. She will be spending two weeks at a Maui condo with her
children, Hunter and Kelly Campbell. Her mom, Mary Hurst, is a guild
Pancake breakfast benefits
Temporary Aid Center
The Burbank Kiwanis For Fun is hosting a pumpkin or plain pancake
breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Genio's parking lot to raise
funds for the Burbank Temporary Aid Center.
Tickets are $4, $3 for children younger than 10. For tickets call
957-0003 or 846-2330.
Genio's is at 1420 W. Olive Ave.
Medical centers benefit
from Festival of Trees
Hotel stays in Greece and Vietnam are prizes in the International
Festival of Trees Gala being organized for Nov. 23 by the foundations
of Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and Providence Holy Cross
Medical Center and Sisters of Providence.
Funds raised will go to the Emergency and Trauma services in the
San Fernando Valley.
There will be a special opportunity drawing for two round-trip
tickets from Los Angeles to Papeete, Tahiti, on Air France and a
three-night stay at the Moorea Beachcomber Inter-Continental Hotel.
The retail value for this vacation is $4,700. Only 100 drawing
tickets will be sold for $100 per ticket.
For reservations, to become a sponsor or purchase an ad in the
commemorative program, call 847-4673.
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph