The sessions promise to touch on elements of the community including infrastructure, economic viability, police and fire services, social justice, safety and the environment. The organization’s board of directors selected Woodbury University’s department of organizational leadership to provide program facilitation for 2009-10.
For more information about the program and to download an application, visit www.leadershipburbank.org, or contact Jamie Keyser at (818) 567-5936 or email@example.com.
Burbank Bus to ‘dump the pump’
The Burbank Bus on Thursday will participate in the fourth annual National Dump the Pump Day.
Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Assn., the event is designed to encourage people to get out of their cars and ride public transportation.
Burbank Bus will join hundreds of transit agencies nationwide operating a regular schedule and providing free rides to participates.
A Burbank Bus booth will be staffed in the morning hours at the Downtown Burbank Metrolink station. Riders will have a chance to win prizes, such as tote bags and water bottles.
For route and schedule information, call (818) 246-4258, or visit www.burbankbus.org.
Vons/Pavilions is lauded by Easter Seals
Vons/Pavilions grocery stores in Burbank were named top fundraisers in Safeway’s April charity campaign to benefit those with disabilities.
Stores at 1110 W. Alameda Ave. and 301 N. Pass Ave. raised more than $15,000 and $17,000, respectively, in the monthlong fundraiser to benefit local people with disabilities at Easter Seals Southern California through job training, preschool and after-school programs, autism services, assistance for people to move out of institutions and into their own home, and services that help adults learn basic daily living and social skills.
Some 280 stores throughout Southern California participated in the annual event.
Vons is a division of Safeway Inc.