On Friday, the Boy Scouts Verdugo Hills Council will have its 38th annual Big Strike Auction at the Castaway Restaurant, 1250 E. Harvard Road, Burbank.
Actor Clint Howard, who lives in Burbank, will be master of ceremonies. He starred in “Gentle Ben” and appeared on the original “Star Trek” series. His brother, director Ron Howard, and actor Gary Sinise will greet guests in video clips.
Organizers are co-chairs Bob and Dorothy Black, of Lakeview Terrace; Bill James, of La Crescenta, advertising sales; Dennis Barlow, of Burbank, council president; Rick Williamson, Area 4 regional director; Monte Harrick, of La Cañada, donations; Sue Keyes, of La Cañada, donations; and Jane Barnett, of Burbank, fundraising chair.