Free valentines offered in Burbank
MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- Burbank’s Hope Enterprises and Mail Boxes
Etc. have teamed up for “Operation: S.W.A.K.” -- an acronym for
“sealed with a kiss” -- to provide free commemo- rative Bob Hope
stationary and first-class postage for valentines and letters to U.S.
military personnel stationed oversees.
Customers can use the stationary to send a message of hope to
friends and loved ones in the military through Feb. 14 at
participating Mail Box Etc. locations.
The collaboration is in part to celebrate a “Year of Hope and
Humor” in honor of Bob Hope’s 100th birthday May 29.
The offer is also extended to hospitalized veterans.
The Burbank Mail Boxes Etc. is at 1317 N. San Fernando Blvd.
Chamber monthly mixer Thursday
MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- A cash drawing of $75 is featured at the
monthly Burbank Chamber of Commerce mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Thursday at Arnie Morton’s The Steakhouse, 3400 W. Olive Ave, #180.
Tickets are $10 for members, $15 for prospective members. For
reservations and more information, call 846-3111.
Chamber hosts Red And White Ball
UNIVERSAL CITY -- Tickets are available for the “The Red and White
Ball” on Saturday, a black-tie gala featuring dinner, professional
entertainment and dancing hosted by the Burbank Chamber of Commerce.
The ball is at the Sheridan Universal Hotel, 333 Universal
Hollywood Drive. It is a tribute to the 2003 chamber president,
Charles R. “Bud” Alleman, Jr.
A silent auction will also be featured with gifts including
travel, sports and entertainment packages. The Grand Stakes drawing
is for a four-night Hawaiian getaway for two, including first-class
tickets on Aloha Airlines and an ocean- front room in Mauna Lani Bay
Hotel. The total value is about $6,000.
Sponsorships for the ball, which is open to the public, are still
available for $125 per person. For more information, call the chamber
Compiled by Jackson Bell