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Burbank Sertoma in a giving mood


In addition to raising money for the Burbank Corps of The

Salvation Army and putting together Christmas baskets for three

Burbank families earlier this month, the Burbank Sertoma Club also


gave $500 to the Burbank Temporary Aid Center.

Executive Director Pat Smola attended a recent meeting to receive

the financial gift.

“This donation will go a long way toward easing the burden of


Burbank’s neediest citizens,” Smola said. “We appreciate it greatly.”

Burbank Sertoma Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Genio’s Restaurant,

1420 W. Olive Ave. For membership information, call Bob Tomer at


Masonic Lodge 406 installs officers

Burbank Masonic Lodge 406 will have its annual dinner and

installation of officers at 5 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Burbank Masonic

Center. The event is open to the public and reservations are not



After a successful year as worshipful master, Edward Avetisian

will pass the gavel to Senior Warden Greg Bragg.

Junior Warden Jason Cunningham moves to the senior warden station,

and Tim Halm becomes the new junior warden.

Further changes are Treasurer Marlan Proctor, Secretary Norm

Furman, Chaplain John Brennan, Senior Deacon Ken Barnes, Junior

Deacon Marc Canterbury, Marshal Tom Brennan, Senior Steward Mark


Steiger, Junior Steward Steve Harris, Tiler Tom Oldham and Officers’

Coach Dick Carter.

“We have spent the last year establishing clear goals, putting a

plan together and promoting a behavior focused on achieving these

goals,” Avetisian said. “I think we’ve met most of our goals and had

a successful year together.”

Burbank Lodge 406 of Free & Accepted Masons meets at 7:30 p.m.

Thursdays at the Burbank Masonic Center, 406 Irving Drive. For

membership information, call Norm Furman at 848-3750.

Foothill Civitans host center’s dance

Foothill Civitan Club hosted the recent Burbank Center for the

Retarded’s Winter Wonderland dance. Adults and teens 16 and older

with developmental disabilities were at the McCambridge Recreation

Center dancing to the festive, red-hot music of disc jockey Ken

Barnes of Mainline Sound.

In addition to grooving to the tunes of Burbank’s own favorite DJ

and consuming refreshments provided by the Foothill Civitans, the 150

people that attended were treated to a visit by that jolly fellow

from the North Pole.

“This has been a tradition of ours -- formerly in conjunction with

the Junior Women’s Club -- for over two generations,” club member

Mary Bernier said. “They have such a great time, and we love being


Foothill Civitan Club meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth

Tuesday of each month. The first meeting is at the Tuttle Senior

Center, 1731 Ontario St., and the second one is at The Castaway, 1250

Harvard Road. For membership information, contact Shirley Pratt at


Shrine Club plans night to see the Hot Mamas

The Burbank-Glendale Shrine Club will have a Valentine dinner show

featuring the Hot Mamas musical variety act at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at

Genio’s Restaurant, 1420 W. Olive Ave.

Hot Mamas is about women and change and is performed by three

female singer/actresses. Tickets are $37.50 per person for the dinner

and show, and guests and friends of the club are welcome to attend.

For reservations, call Norm Furman at 843-1607.

“This is a chance to see an original musical revue ‘Hot Mamas’ at

a great Burbank restaurant,” President-elect Tom Brennan said. “It’s

going to be a very funny show with great music.”

Burbank-Glendale Shrine Club meets at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of

the month at the Coral Cafe, 3321 W. Burbank Blvd. For membership

information, call Vern Ross at 841-1041.

* EDWARD HEADINGTON’s service club column runs the first

Wednesday of every month. Reach him by e-mail at, fax at 688-8005, or mail at P.O. Box 10489,

Burbank, CA 91510.