July 9, 2005
The National Charity League Burbank Chapter had its Annual Fashion Show and Awards event at The Castaway. The chairwomen were Ruby Aquino and Natalia Oliver. As the theme was "Voyage Around the World," the 11th- and 12th-grade Ticktockers modeled clothing representing more than 30 countries. Chapter President Jamie Reeves welcomed members and master of ceremonies and model instructor was Mae Ross from Macker Entertainment. Gina Chantland, chapter hours and charms chairwoman, awarded the following Ticktockers for volunteering throughout the year at the philanthropies they support.
March 24, 2007
Twelve young women, who are members of the Ticktocker Class of 2007 of Burbank Chapter of National Charity League, were honored for their volunteer achievements at the annual Senior Presentation at the Biltmore Hotel. During her years in NCL, Allyce Archie , daughter of Lee Gonsalves and Arcellious Archie , enjoyed working with children at events for philanthropies such as ChildShare and the Braille Institute. Jillian Bartels , daughter of Claire Mukri and Walt Bartels , enjoyed being class president and described the girls in the Class of 2007 as her second family, comforting and caring with lots of smiles.
October 20, 2001
Ryan Carter NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- Parishioners call him the "Master of the Keyboard." But Dick Smith says he's just got the knack for the ivories, whether it's playing gospel hymns on a 50-year-old church organ or toe-tapping tunes on a piano. Smith, 70, has been the organist at Victory Celebration Center, a local Burbank Christian church, for 16 years, but he's now bidding farewell to the congregation to lead the music of a senior citizen's Sunday ministry at a church in Northridge.
August 28, 2002
TODAY The Braille Institute's Mobile Solutions, a specialized van that brings the Braille Institute's programs and services to people unable to travel to the Sight Center in Los Angeles, is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call (323) 663-1111. "Wednesday Western Adventures: Family Pictures" is a preschool program that explores family traditions by sharing family stories, looking at family photos and drawing family pictures from 11 a.m. to noon at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park.
July 5, 2000
KAREN HUBBARD It was with great pride that Sophie Goodsell was introduced as a guest in attendance at the Rotary Noon Club meeting. Members were delighted to have her there on the day they made their foundation presentations. While Sophie's husband, Don, was alive he was an active member and he was instrumental in the formation of the Rotary Noon Foundation. Members can arrange to remember the Foundation in their estate planning, and others can make contributions to the foundation honoring their memory.
March 4, 2000
Cabrini Guild organizing luncheon The Cabrini Literary Guild will have its annual fund-raiser luncheon on Saturday, March 11, at the Hilton Glendale at 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd. Mary Wight, chairwoman, and her committee are planning a gourmet luncheon, entertainment, prizes and raffle. Tickets will be $45 and will include lunch and entertainmnt. Social hour begins at 11 a.m. with luncheon at noon. Terry Campbell is president. The theme is "ShowTime" featuring Andie Hicks, a former June Taylor dancer and prformer on Broadway in six major shows.
April 19, 2003
TODAY The Burbank Farmer's Market is from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekly at the Third Street and Orange Grove Avenue intersection. For more information, call 847-4673. Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-Step group for people suffering from compulsive overeating and other eating disorders, meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Magnolia Park United Methodist Church, 2828 Magnolia Blvd. Meetings are free and confidential. For more information, call 881-4776.
May 3, 2003
TODAY The Burbank Community YMCA's annual pancake breakfast is from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Ray Sence Room, 321 E. Magnolia Blvd. Admission is $3. For more information, call 841-8551. The Burbank Farmer's Market is from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekly at the Third Street and Orange Grove Avenue intersection. For more information, call 847-4673. The Unity Church of Burbank and North Hollywood will host the "Make it, Bake It, Grow It Sale" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 637 S. Victory Blvd.
June 17, 2000
Joyce Rudolph They say square dancing and friendship go hand and hand. That was a common belief of both veterans and new members at the Western Weavers' graduation night June 9 at the Little White Chapel social hall. Pauline Long, a 1989 graduate, is chairwoman of the 2000 class. "There are just a lot of warm, warm, very, very friendly people," she said of the 100-member group. "One of the sayings is it's friendship set to music." Long met her fiance, Al Chamberlain of Burbank, at the club.