Noon Kiwanians honor the Rev. Larry Stamper
The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club will have its sixth annual
fund-raising gala honoring the Rev. Larry Stamper of the First United
Methodist Church at 6 p.m. May 31 at the Lakeside Golf Club.
Known to his fellow Kiwanians as Brother Love and a former Burbank
mayor, Stamper is being recognized for his years of unselfish
dedication to serving the Burbank community.
Funds derived from silent and live auctions as well as a reverse
cash giveaway will be used to support the community service programs
of the Noon Kiwanis Club, including support of the Boy Scouts and
Girl Scouts, aiding needy and impoverished Burbank families,
assisting the fine arts departments of Burbank schools and sponsoring
youth athletic teams.
For tickets and more information, call past lieutenant governor,
past president and chairwoman Marsha Jackson at 767-7756.
VNACare’s Hospice Golf Classic a success
VNACare’s 14th annual Hospice Golf Classic drew 100 golfers and
raised more than $40,000 on March 31 at the La Canada Flintridge
Mark Hineman, four-year Golf Classic chairman and VNACare board
member, orchestrated the event assisted by more than 30 volunteers.
Festivities included a silent auction, prime-rib dinner and
entertainment by comedian Phil Palisoul.
In the last three years, VNACare has provided care for more than
6,000 patients. The Golf Classic specifically benefits Hospice in the
Home, the division of VNACare that allows patients who are terminally
ill to remain at home with dignity, surrounded by their loved ones
and a familiar environment.
The office is based in Glendale, but services are provided in
Burbank, the foothills and Los Angeles.
Derby Day benefits developmentally disabled
Glendale Assn. and Foundation for the Retarded will host the 11th
annual fund-raiser, “Derby Day: Run for the Roses” from 11 a.m. to
2:30 p.m. May 3 in the Royal Crest Room at the Pickwick Banquet
Center in Burbank.
Derby Day is a Southern-style affair, featuring a buffet luncheon,
a silent and live auction with celebrity auctioneer Kelly Lange,
KNBC-TV Channel 4 journalist, talk show host and author. She will
autograph her books that will be available for purchase.
Some of the live auction items are a two-passenger GEM E825
electric vehicle, a one-hour jet pilot opportunity aboard a T-33
aerobatics jet, a box at the Hollywood Bowl with catered dinner and
valet parking, and a weekend in Laguna Beach with dinner and two
tickets to the Pageant of the Masters.
Guests at Derby Day will be greeted with true Southern hospitality
and will be made to feel like they have a front row seat at Churchill
Downs while watching taped races on 10-foot screens. Each guest will
have an opportunity to wager derby dollars on five races, including
the live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby.
Proceeds from Derby Day 2003 will benefit GAR Services (formerly
the Self-Aid Workshop) at the Glendale Assn. for the Retarded.
For more information, call Sandy Doughty, foundation director, at