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April 11, 2007

BURBANK HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Burbank Historical Society is looking for people interested in becoming volunteers and docents for the Gordon R. Howard Museum, 1015 W. Olive Ave., Burbank.

The museum is open every Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

All necessary training is provided free of charge, and volunteers should be willing to donate one to two days per month during regular operating hours.

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The museum includes an 1887 Victorian home complete with period furnishings and outstanding collections of Lockheed memorabilia, vintage automobiles, and many other interesting artifacts on Burbank's unique history.

For more information, call the museum at (818) 841-6333 or Elaine or Les at (818) 846-0857.

BUENA VISTA LIBRARY

The Buena Vista Library is looking for volunteers to help sign up and schedule patrons interested in using the Internet at the library's computer stations. Two to four hour shifts are available on weekdays, weekends and evenings. No computer skills necessary. For more information, call Dee Call at (818) 238-5370.

BURBANK ANIMAL SHELTER

The Burbank Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to care for kittens in their homes until they are ready for adoption. The shelter's program cares for kittens up to 3-months-old. Previous experience with cats is preferred and you must live in or close to Burbank. All expenses are paid for. For more information, call Anne Macleod at (818) 556-3677 or visit www.basv.org.

BURBANK PUBLIC LIBRARY LITERACY SERVICES

The Burbank Public Library is looking for volunteer tutors who can provide one-to-one tutoring in basic reading skills to adults who speak and understand English but read and write below an eight grade level. Volunteer tutors meet twice a week for a minium of six months with an adult learner. Must be 18 years or older. For more information, call (818) 238-5577.

THE COLONY THEATRE

The Colony Theatre in Burbank is looking for a volunteer coordinator. The person must be friendly, accommodating and organized with excellent communication skills and plenty of free time to help. For more information, e-mail us at boxofficecolonytheatre.org.

AMERICAN CANCER

SOCIETY DISCOVERY SHOP

The American Cancer Society Discovery Shop and offices, 500 N. Victory Blvd., need volunteer assistance for various duties. For more information, call (818) 841-3800.

THE GREATER LOS

ANGELES ZOO ASSN.

The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn. (GLAZA), as part of its docent and volunteer programs, offers hands-on, behind-the-scenes opportunities for adults and students. General volunteer opportunities include helping at special events, working at the children's zoo and helping staff feed the animals. For more information, call (323) 644-4703.

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