Relay benefits American Cancer Society
Mayor David Laurell, the Relay For Life Volunteer Committee and
the American Cancer Society are coordinating volunteers for the first
Burbank Relay For Life.
One weekend this summer, more than 1,000 Burbank residents will
take turns walking or running around a track to raise funds for
cancer research, community education, legislative advocacy and
patient service programs. Relay For Life is a 24-hour event that
empowers the community to take part in the fight against cancer while
honoring its survivors and remembering loved ones lost to the
Those interested in volunteering for the committee to plan the
event can attend the Relay Rally from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the
Burbank Discovery Shop, 500 N. Victory Blvd.
For more information, call Samantha Rosen, volunteer chairwoman,
at 841-2964 or Evelyn Silverman, relay manager, at 841-2994.
Spiritual living series begins Sunday
The Rev. Marlene Morris, senior minister of Spirit Works! Center
for Spiritual Living, will begin a seven-week series Sunday on the
“Faith in Action” experience titled “Seeding the Soul.”
Seeding the Soul With Dedication is the topic for the celebration
services at 9:15 and 11 a.m. Sunday.
Guest speaker Melanie Benson Strick will lead an interactive
workshop demonstrating how to lay the groundwork for Dedication to
Our Soul Purpose from 1 to 4 p.m. The workshop will offer exercises
on the topics Who We Are, Knowing Our Passions and Bringing It All
Together. For fee information and registration, call 848-4158. The
Spirit Works! Center is at 260 N. Pass Ave.