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
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