Local women presented

at Charity League gala

Several local young women were among the members of the Ticktocker

Class of 2001 presented at the National Charity League of Glendale's

annual Senior Presentation Saturday at the Sheraton Universal.

Honored for six years of volunteer service to their community were

Katy Thornton, Lauren Dixon and Kellie McElderry.

Katy Thornton, of Burbank, attends Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy.

Burbank native Lauren Dixon lives in Glendale and attends Hoover High

School. She is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Burbank.

Kellie McElderry, of Glendale, attended St. Francis Xavier School in

Burbank and attends Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy.

Chairing the event, titled "Now and Forever," were Cheryl Dickins and

Wendy Fowlie of La Canada Flintridge and Kathy MacDonald of La Crescenta.

Chapter President Joy Lang served as mistress of ceremonies, and the

introductions were given by Ticktocker President Lauren Guza, a senior at

La Canada High School.

In the past six years, the Class of 2001 gave 7,761 hours of service

to such philanthropies as the YWCA of Glendale, Special Olympics,

Salvation Army, American Red Cross, Los Angeles Zoo, Tournament of Roses

Assn., local hospitals and Twelve Oaks Lodge, a nonprofit retirement home

in La Crescenta owned by the National Charity League of Glendale.

This year, the National Charity League of Glendale is celebrating 50

years as the founding chapter of a nationwide mother and daughter

organization that promotes volunteerism and community service.

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