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Daisy Troop visits thrift shop

Burbank Girl Scout Daisy Troop 631-6 and their leaders, Lisa Tobey, Carey Sanchez and Ashlynn Wright, visited La Providencia Guild Thrift Shop. This was a thank-you opportunity to plant their Master Project “Mini Garden” in the flower boxes of the thrift shop.


The Burbank Girl Scout Daisy Troop 631-6, comprised of nine kindergarten girls, are in their first year of Girl Scouting. Some of their other activities include Burbank Plant a Tree and Take Action Project. They also donated a new American doll to Dolly Monte, second vice president, as a donation to the La Providencia Guild of Childrens Hospital Thrift Shop.

Founded in 1901, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles has been treating seriously ill children for more than a century, and it is acknowledged throughout the United States and around the world for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health.




Comedy benefits youth club



Flappers Comedy Club and the Burbank Boys & Girls Club have teamed up for the grand opening of “Two Milk Minimum” comedy show at 11:30 a.m. Sept 11 at the new comedy club, 102 E Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. The Boys & Girls Club will receive a portion of the proceeds from the grand opening event.

This comedy show for kids and families continues every Saturday and features resident host and emcee Michael Rayner who has performed his comedy juggling show at Six Flags over Georgia, Busch Gardens Tampa and Knotts Berry Farm. His television appearances include, “The Late Show with David Letterman” and “30 Seconds to Fame.”

The youth club provides affordable after school, summer, extended day care programs and services covering a wide range of programs.

“Two Milk Minimum” features rotating comedy magicians, jugglers, musicians, improv artists, puppeteers and novelty acts that have been featured on Nickelodeon TV, Disney Channel, Cartoon Network and others. Information:




Battle of Musa Ler commemorated


Mousaler Assn. of California is organizing a two-day remembrance event of the 95th anniversary of the Battle of Musa Ler.

People from the small Armenian villages once located in the Cilician region, now in Turkey were facing extermination during the Armenian Genocide. Villagers climbed atop a local mountain, Musa Ler and fought the advancing Turkish Army for 52 days and were finally saved by a French ship passing by on the Mediterranean Sea.

The commemoration event will be from 6 p.m. to midnight on Sept. 11 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at Camp Arev, 1701 Darling Ave., Frazier Park. Admission is free.

Saturday activities include cooking of the traditional Harisa, live music and dancing. Sunday activities include a Mass at 10 a.m. and blessing of the Traditional Harisa at 12:30 p.m.

For more information, call Misak Zetilyan at (626) 376-7420 or visit