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October 1, 2003
EDWARD HEADINGTON This year's Inter-Service Club Luncheon will be among the funniest ever because the guest speaker is Fritz Coleman, stand-up comedian and weather forecaster for KNBC-TV Channel 4. Festivities begin at noon Oct. 15 at The Castaway. The cost is $25. Luncheon host is none other than the Burbank Noon Rotary. Those attending will be a "who's who" of the service club circuit here in Burbank. If there's one event you don't want to miss this year, it's this luncheon.
COMMUNITY
By Joyce Rudolph | September 25, 2013
The Kids' Community Dental Clinic will benefit from its annual fundraiser called “A Night of Laughs, A Lifetime of Smiles” from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday at Flappers Comedy Club. " The event will be hosted by Fritz Coleman and will offer a line-up of seasoned comedians. Tickets are $75 per person with all proceeds going to the Kids' Community Dental Clinic, which annually serves hundreds of lower-income children and families from Burbank and surrounding communities. For tickets, call (818)
NEWS
November 11, 2000
The "Golden Age of Hollywood" was the theme for a gala celebrating the success of a campaign that raised more than $23 million to build a new patient care building at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. More than 300 people attended the black-tie event at Universal Studios Globe Theatre, where KNBC News weathercaster Fritz Coleman was master of ceremonies. The gala was held to thank the hundreds of individuals, corporations and foundations that donated to the medical center foundation's "Building Your Care, Partners for Life" campaign.
NEWS
February 9, 2002
Amber Willard HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Tickets are on sale for Trivia Challenge 2002, which will be hosted by KNBC-TV Channel 4 weatherman Fritz Coleman. The event, which starts at 7 p.m. March 21 at the Castaway restaurant, pits various teams against each other to answer trivia questions. Proceeds benefit Burbank Public Library Literacy Services. Individual tickets are $15 and seating is limited. Contest teams are still needed and can enter by March 1. The three-person team cost is $200.
NEWS
December 5, 2001
Gary Moskowitz SHERMAN OAKS -- Aspiring comedians from the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank will host a comedy night Friday. The Burbank Comedy Club from the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank will perform at A Mic and a Stand Comedy Night at 7 p.m. Friday at the Los Angeles Connection Comedy Theater, 13442 Ventura Blvd., in Sherman Oaks. Child performers will be joined onstage by comedian and writer Louise Palanker, Fritz Coleman from KNBC-TV Channel 4 and others.
NEWS
February 2, 2002
Dink O'Neal, People BURBANK -- "Love and marriage, love and marriage..." goes the old Sinatra tune. Superficial, yes. These lyrics can't encapsulate the ebb and flow of even a normal union, let alone one with a dash or two of dysfunctionalism. Fritz Coleman, Toluca Lake's favorite adopted son and well-known KNBC-TV "Channel 4 News" meteorologist, is back treading the local boards. Following on the heels of his unabashedly successful one-man show "It's me!
NEWS
November 3, 2001
Joyce Rudolph Salsa lessons are treat for 'Pumpkin' dinner dance Lessons in salsa dancing and grand prizes were treats offered to the 135 people attending the "Night of the Pumpkin" dinner dance organized by Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Guild on Oct. 26. The event was at the Lakeside Golf Club in Burbank. The dance team of Lesya and Max Sinitas, current U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancing Champions, entertained with their thrilling salsa and tango choreography.
FEATURES
April 17, 2010
Temple hosts ?Days of Remembrance? The Burbank Human Relations Council will host Days of Remembrance 2010 at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Burbank Temple Emanu El, 1302 N. Glenoaks Blvd. The interfaith gathering brings together 16 churches and will feature a screening of ?A Child on Schindler?s List,? followed by remarks from the news documentary?s producer, Fritz Coleman, of NBC4 Los Angeles. ?Each year we come together in remembrance of the Holocaust and in dedication that genocide should never happen again,?
NEWS
November 25, 2000
BURBANK -- A Christmas tree trimmed with bright lights to memorialize loved ones and those who have died will help illuminate the holiday spirit of giving when it is officially lit at the annual "Light Up a Life" ceremony. Scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, the holiday tradition is meant to raise funds for the Providence Home Hospice, which provides care each year for more than 500 terminally ill patients and their families.
SPORTS
March 10, 2007
Stars to take their hacks at Burroughs The Burroughs High baseball team doesn't mind giving up its field to another team — as long as it's for charity. The Indians' home field will be the site of a fundraising softball game March 17. The "Stars vs. Staff" event will pit a team of celebrities against a squad of Burroughs teachers and coaches. Doors open at 10 a.m. and the game is scheduled to begin at 11. There is a $5 suggested donation. All proceeds will benefit the Burroughs baseball and softball programs.
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COMMUNITY
By Joyce Rudolph | September 25, 2013
The Kids' Community Dental Clinic will benefit from its annual fundraiser called “A Night of Laughs, A Lifetime of Smiles” from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday at Flappers Comedy Club. " The event will be hosted by Fritz Coleman and will offer a line-up of seasoned comedians. Tickets are $75 per person with all proceeds going to the Kids' Community Dental Clinic, which annually serves hundreds of lower-income children and families from Burbank and surrounding communities. For tickets, call (818)
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NEWS
By Maria Hsin, maria.hsin@latimes.com | July 8, 2011
People were steadily streaming north and west toward downtown in the late-afternoon sun. Some were perched on the lawn around City Hall, others sat on the sidewalk or in lawn chairs, while others were filling the seats in front of the main stage, awaiting the opening ceremony for the city’s centennial bash. “Rock Around the Clock” blared from the stage in front of City Hall as 5 p.m. struck. Mayor Jess Talamantes and master of ceremonies Fritz Coleman welcomed guests to the festivities, which ended with a fireworks show.
FEATURES
April 17, 2010
Temple hosts ?Days of Remembrance? The Burbank Human Relations Council will host Days of Remembrance 2010 at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Burbank Temple Emanu El, 1302 N. Glenoaks Blvd. The interfaith gathering brings together 16 churches and will feature a screening of ?A Child on Schindler?s List,? followed by remarks from the news documentary?s producer, Fritz Coleman, of NBC4 Los Angeles. ?Each year we come together in remembrance of the Holocaust and in dedication that genocide should never happen again,?
NEWS
By DAVID LAURELL | November 5, 2008
This past weekend was a showcase of the strength, community service and leadership of Burbank women as the Zonta Club of Burbank and the La Providencia Guild of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles respectively gathered for two of their most prestigious annual events. On Saturday, the Burbank Zontians convened at The Castaway to honor their 2008 Woman of the Year, Lucy Burghdorf who serves as the manager of community relations at the Bob Hope Airport. Among those in attendance to honor Burghdorf were her daughter and son-in-law, Trisha and Brad van Dillen and close family friend, Giovanna Delisio ; Mayor Dave Golonski ; Vice Mayor Gary Bric ; Councilwoman Anja Reinke ; incoming City Manager Mike Flad ; Dan Feger , who serves as the executive director of the Bob Hope Airport, and Victor Gill, who handles the airport’s public affairs and communications.
SPORTS
March 10, 2007
Stars to take their hacks at Burroughs The Burroughs High baseball team doesn't mind giving up its field to another team — as long as it's for charity. The Indians' home field will be the site of a fundraising softball game March 17. The "Stars vs. Staff" event will pit a team of celebrities against a squad of Burroughs teachers and coaches. Doors open at 10 a.m. and the game is scheduled to begin at 11. There is a $5 suggested donation. All proceeds will benefit the Burroughs baseball and softball programs.
NEWS
By JOYCE RUDOLPH | January 17, 2007
Guests got a taste of classical theater from Aesop's Fables to "A Midsummer Night's Dream" during a theater night presented by Shakespeare at Play Thursday at the Colony Theatre. Debbie Gates , the troupe's executive director, welcomed more than 50 guests to the event she called "Dream the Power of Will." It was a night to introduce people to the group and raise money to support its activities. Shakespeare at Play is a group of more than 50 professional actors, directors and designers committed to presenting classical literature to schools and the community for free.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | September 6, 2006
Comedy, drama and a behind-thescenes look at television news are in the mix this season at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank. The selection starts with "Tonight at 11!" starring Fritz Coleman, a stand up comedian and KNBC News weatherman. Coleman, a former Glendale resident, has written a play that gives a behind-the-scenes look at an 11 p.m. newscast, starting three minutes before air time, he said, adding that there is a plot with some twists. "The public has a natural curiosity about how news people think about what they do," he said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | August 30, 2006
Comedy, drama and a behind-thescenes look at television news are in the mix this season at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank. The selection starts with "Tonight at 11!" starring Fritz Coleman, a stand up comedian and KNBC News weatherman. Coleman, a former Glendale resident, has written a play that gives a behind-the-scenes look at an 11 p.m. newscast, starting three minutes before air time, he said, adding that there is a plot with some twists. "The public has a natural curiosity about how news people think about what they do," he said.
NEWS
October 8, 2003
Dink O'Neal Producing a world premiere automatically raises the bar of expectation for both an author's work as well as the interpretation of said script. With crisply paced performances and well-executed technical virtuosity, director Maria Gobetti and her ensemble easily clear that bar as they present playwright Jon Klein's latest offbeat comedy, "Wishing Well," playing at The Victory Theatre Center. Chock full of smart yet sometimes overly devised wit, Klein's take on dysfunctional family secrets plays out as a skewed sitcom cross between "On Golden Pond" and an episode of MTV's "The Osbournes."
NEWS
October 1, 2003
EDWARD HEADINGTON This year's Inter-Service Club Luncheon will be among the funniest ever because the guest speaker is Fritz Coleman, stand-up comedian and weather forecaster for KNBC-TV Channel 4. Festivities begin at noon Oct. 15 at The Castaway. The cost is $25. Luncheon host is none other than the Burbank Noon Rotary. Those attending will be a "who's who" of the service club circuit here in Burbank. If there's one event you don't want to miss this year, it's this luncheon.
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