February 25, 2009
Ani Bedrosian Adaimy was feeling the pressure Thursday as she talked about her role as the new president of an organization previously run by men: the Armenian American Chamber of Commerce Greater Los Angeles chapter. She stood up and sat down. She shifted from side to side. She double-checked her facts. She fanned herself. The responsibility of being the organization’s first female president, she said, was not easy to handle. “It’s a responsibility to make the right choices, to make it easier for future incoming women as leaders,” she said.
February 3, 2010
The Verdugo Hills Council of the Boy Scouts of America convened for their annual board installation and awards dinner at La Cañada Country Club this past week. Welcomed by Council President Thomas McLurkin Thomas McLurkin , the evening saluted the achievements of Scouts, leaders and volunteers who have been dedicated to scouting in Burbank, Glendale and throughout the Verdugo Hills region. Emceed by the organization?s Council Advancement Chairman Dan Humfreville , the event included the presentation of four Silver Beaver awards that are bestowed upon adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youth and have a history of community service and dedication to scouting.
August 22, 2001
Joyce Rudolph GRIFFITH PARK -- Genevieve Sultenfuss, nee Cowden, has always been a mover and a shaker. It's a trait she picked up in high school. At Burbank High School, she was president of Girls League and the Girls Athletic Assn. She played on the girls baseball team and was the Key Club's choice for the Most Popular Girl trophy. Later, she became the first female president of the Glendale Chamber of Commerce. At 91, the Glendale resident stays young as an active member and past president of Soroptimist International of Glendale and the Verdugo Hills Business and Professional Women's Club.