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.
November 13, 2002
JANE POST HENRY Jane Post Henry, 78, died Nov. 10, 2002, in Glendale. Born June 18, 1924, in New Orleans, she was a 24-year resident of Burbank. She was a member of several organizations including the board of directors of Twelve Oaks Lodge in La Crescenta, the National Charity League of Glendale, the Parent-Teacher Assn. of R.D. White Elementary School in Glendale, the Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae and Burbank University Women. She was also an avid bridge player and traveler.
February 2, 2008
NATIONAL CHARITY LEAGUE BEGINS MEMBERSHIP DRIVE The National Charity League, Burbank Chapter, membership drive is underway through Feb. 28. National Charity League Inc. is a nonprofit national organization of mothers and daughters who join together in community involvement within local chapters throughout the United States. Its goal is to foster a sense of community responsibility in the girls as well as to strengthen the mother-daughter relationship. The daughters participate in a six-year program of philanthropic work, educational activities and cultural events.
October 18, 2011
Former Burbank Mayor Bob Bowne and his wife, Dianne were recognized for their 30-plus years of leadership, significant contributions and betterment of the community as recipients of the 2011 Woodbury University Movers and Shapers Award during an Oct. 11 luncheon at the school's Glenoaks Boulevard campus. Attended by Bowne family members, longtime friends, and a Who's Who of past and present Burbank civic and corporate leaders, the ceremony, presided over by former Mayor Larry Stamper, included tributes by Councilwoman Emily Gabel-Luddy representing Mayor Jess Talamantes who was in South Korea, developers Vic Georgino and Michael Cusumano, Woodbury University President Kenneth Nielsen, who recently announced he will be retiring in 2012, and former-Burbank City Manager Robert “Bud” Ovrom, who now heads up the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety.
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.
April 30, 2005
Fourteen Ticktockers of National Charity League, Burbank Chapter, were recognized for six years of community service during the annual Senior Presentation at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. They donated more than 9,300 hours to local organizations including Burbank Temporary Aid Center, YMCA Child Care Center, Burbank Center for the Retarded, the American Red Cross, the Burbank Tournament of Roses and the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn. A brief biography of each girl follows.
December 10, 2008
For the 49th consecutive year, the Burbank Chapter of National Charity League rang in the holiday season with its annual Le Bal de Noel on Friday night. Staged in the Starlight Room of The Castaway, this festive event raises funds to assist the organization in their charitable endeavors. First organized in 1959 and chartered in 1960, the Burbank NCL chapter fosters mother-daughter relationships in social, cultural, leadership and philanthropic training. For the past half century they have supported numerous local nonprofit organizations including the Burbank Temporary Aid Center, the Family Service Agency and the Burbank Boys & Girls Club.
January 31, 2007
We've been receiving a lot of questions about my future at the newspaper, now that I will be passing the torch to the next society writer. Thank you for caring so much and please rest assured that after 31 years, I'm planning to stay on with the newspaper. Continuing in my position as features editor, my complete attention will turn toward writing about entertainment, local people and events, and editing the featured columns that appear in both the Wednesday Enjoy section and the Saturday Weekend section.
November 4, 2006
With the holiday season just around the corner, the Burbank Temporary Aid Center is getting a head start collecting food and donations for the needy. "This is a time of greatest need because of the holidays coming," Executive Director Barbara Howell said. "We have a full month of activities." To help kick-off "BTAC Month," which will encompass a series of fundraising events and activities, Santoro's Submarine Sandwiches, at 1423 W. Burbank Blvd., will donate the proceeds from it sales on Saturday to the Burbank Temporary Aid Center.
December 13, 2003
Charity League celebrates Bal de Noel A winter wonderland of silver snowflakes and twinkling candles greeted partygoers at this year's Bal de Noel fund-raiser of the National Charity League, Burbank Chapter. President Dana Brooks and event co-chairwomen Vicki Andreassen and Teresa Moren welcomed a festive crowd of 300 to the 44th annual gala in the Starlight Room of The Castaway. A highlight of the evening was the introduction of the evening's special hostesses, eight senior Ticktockers from the Class of 2004.