Composed by Robert Allen with lyrics by Al Stillman, few songs capture the sentiment of this season like the 1954 Perry Como holiday hit "(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays."
Along with our respective faith-based beliefs and the desire to be with those who are near and dear to us, nothing means more to people at this time of the year than their homes.
This past week, the people responsible for putting so many Burbankers into their homes — members of the Burbank Assn. of Realtors — gathered to celebrate the season, tip their hat to their outgoing president and board of directors, honor their members who have made significant contributions throughout 2013 and install their 2014 president and board of directors.
Convening at Lakeside Golf Club, more than 300 local Realtors and affiliate professionals were joined by Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy, Vice Mayor David Gordon, Councilman Jess Talamantes and the association's new Chief Executive Officer Cheritta Smith to honor the work of the association's 2013 president, Eric Benz, and welcome their new president, Julian Munoz.