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September 6, 2008
Disaster-preparedness class held for seniors Disaster Preparedness: How to Look After Yourself in an Emergency will be presented for those people 55 and older at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. It is sponsored by the National Alliance for Healthy Communities and the city. Course presenters will discuss what one can do during a disaster and how to prepare a disaster kit at this free 1 1/2 -hour seminar. Various safety products will be on display.
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By By Lauren Hilgers | November 16, 2005
In a city threatened by fires, mudslides and earthquakes, it has been five years since returning teachers in the Burbank Unified School District have undergone training in the proper disaster procedures. Growing concern over recent fires and floods has school officials looking in to creating a refresher course for its teachers. "You lose it if you don't use it," said Marlene Burton, the disaster preparedness coordinator for the school district. "Things definitely start to get fuzzy after a few years."
NEWS
November 24, 2001
Gary Moskowitz GLENDALE -- Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) will host a special town hall meeting on terrorism and emergency preparedness on Wednesday. The meeting is open to the public and will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Glendale Fire Station No. 21, 421 Oak St. in Glendale. The meeting will include information on what state, local cities and schools are doing to prepare for and prevent future terrorist attacks. Frommer and other community leaders will listen to concerns from area residents.
NEWS
November 24, 2001
Gary Moskowitz BURBANK -- The Burbank Unified School District will be honored at the 22nd annual Golden Bell Awards, given by the California School Boards Assn. next month. The district is being awarded for its Secretaries Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills Curriculum, which was designed to include career preparedness skills while meeting curriculum standards. The curriculum includes standards, activities and lessons that define what students will know and be able to do upon completion of their education.
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November 14, 2001
Ryan Carter GLENDALE -- Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Terrorism and Emergency Preparedness in Glendale on Nov. 28. The meeting will include information about what local cities and schools are doing to prepare for and prevent future terrorist attacks. A group of panelists from agencies such as the Burbank police and fire departments, National Guard, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Glendale police and fire departments, Burbank and Glendale schools and the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority will be on hand to answer questions.
NEWS
November 3, 2001
Karen S. Kim HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Changing up its usual monthly business luncheon, the Burbank Chamber of Commerce is inviting the community to attend a security and preparedness luncheon Thursday. A panel will discuss issues regarding how Burbank is prepared to handle a disaster situation. Burbank Fire Capt. Ron Barone, Burbank Police Capt. Edward Skvarna, Fred Lantz of Burbank Water and Power, Connie Lackey of the school board and Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and John Kirk, security expert for The Gas Company, will serve as panelists.
NEWS
December 22, 2001
Sandy Dennis was recently named the 2001 Citizen of the Year by the Burbank Assn. of Realtors. This year's event marked the 48th year the association has bestowed the honor. Dennis is only the fourth member of the association to receive the honor. Dennis was born in Burbank and graduated from Burroughs High School. A Realtor with Century 21 Paul and Associates, Dennis is married to Donald and they have one son, Michael. She has been a volunteer with the Girl Scouts, PTA, Cub Scouts and a member of the Foothill Civitan Club, among others.
NEWS
April 7, 2001
Josh Goldstein NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- Burbank's emergency personnel want residents to take the shakiness out of disaster preparation. In recognition of Earthquake Preparedness Month, the Burbank Fire Department will host a free family earthquake information seminar at 7 p.m. April 18 at the fire training center, 1845 N. Ontario St. Rich Baenen, Burbank's emergency services coordinator, will go over the basics of...
NEWS
June 8, 2005
Chamber hosts business lunch The Burbank Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly business connection lunch starting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Burbank Fire Department Disaster Preparedness Coordinator Rich Baenen will be the featured speaker. The luncheon takes place at The Castaway Restaurant, 1250 Harvard Road. The cost is $22 for chamber members and $27 for prospective members. For more information, contact the chamber at (818) 846-3111. Make-up artist helps patients Entertainment industry make-up and hair stylist Maurice Stein is lending his expertise to help burn victims and patients undergoing chemotherapy.
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