La Providencia Guild installs officers
The Annual Meeting and Luncheon of La Providencia Guild, an
associate group of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, was at the Oakmont
Country Club on March 15.
President Tish Sellers thanked officers, and chairwomen reports
were given. Irene Terusa, first vice president, introduced 10 new
Yvonne McMillan, treasurer, reported Childrens Hospital Los
Angeles’ 24 associate groups have pledged to raise $5 million for the
Endowment for Nursing Excellence. The fund-raising for the project
began in March 2001. February is the close of its fiscal year. The
groups have raised 76% toward the goal.
La Providencia Guild was founded in July 1947 and is composed of
147 volunteers. These women donate their time at the thrift shop on
West Magnolia known as the Little Blue Cottage. They host a fall
fashion show and have smaller events throughout the year to raise
money for the hospital.
Guest speaker Bonnie McClure, chairman, associates and affiliates
of the hospital, updated the members on the New Research Center.
Pamela Ludwig, director of Major and Planned Giving, explained the
public campaign she is working on and showed a video.
President Sellers introduced Janet Puchlik, past president, who
installed the new officers using the theme chosen by the incoming
president, “Being a Living Expression of God’s Kindness.”
The new officers were given angels decorated according to their
office. Officers are Irene Terusa, president; Sharon Ranshaw, first
vice president; Judy Pierce, second vice president; Yvonne McMillian,
treasurer; Judy Stuart, secretary; and Veronica Chavoor, public
Chairwoman Lynne Meares and her committee provided a patriotic
setting. Wooden Uncle Sam centerpieces were created by Bob and Marj
Kiwanis holds pancake breakfast today
Burbank Kiwanis for Fun Club is sponsoring a fund-raising pancake
breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. today at Genio’s Restaurant parking lot,
1420 W. Olive Ave.
Proceeds will go to the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank Campership
The menu is pancakes, bacon, orange juice, coffee or hot
chocolate. There will also be drawings for raffle prizes.
The cost is $4, $2 for children 12 and younger. For tickets and
more information, call 842-9333.
Panhellenic social for college-bound women
The Glendale/Burbank Area Alumnae Panhellenic invites all
university-bound young women to an Ice Cream Social at 7 p.m.
The Panhellenic is a nonprofit organization consisting of national
Panhellenic member sorority alumnae women.
This event is for young women interested in applying for
Panhellenic scholarships, and for young women interested in finding
out more about national sororities on four-year university campuses.
Last year, seven scholarships were awarded to young women from La
Canada Flintridge, Glendale and Burbank.
Recent college graduates will explain the purpose and role of
sororities and the many advantages they offer young women.
For reservations, call Annette White at 547-0193.
Donations needed for Boys & Girls Club
The Boys & Girls Club of Burbank needs a few items for its new
after-school enrichment site at Roosevelt Elementary School.
Items on the site’s wish list are: an AM-FM receiver to hook up a
CD player that was already donated; crepe paper and tissue paper for
art projects; portable radio for emergencies; handballs, basketballs
and soccer balls; art supplies such as pipe cleaners, glitter,
fabric, etc.; and movies in VHS format.
To make a donation, call Shanna Vaughn, education director, at
395-4440 or e-mail her at shanna@bgcburbank. org.
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph