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Wells Fargo Bank to help Burbank schools...

Wells Fargo Bank to help Burbank schools

BURBANK -- Wells Fargo Bank has launched a program to aid Burbank

Unified School District and other public school districts throughout

southern California facing budget shortfalls.


Through the Team Up for Our Schools program, the bank will donate

up to $20 for every new consumer checking account opened between June

2 and Aug. 31.

The school district where the Wells Fargo branch is located will


receive $10 for every new checking account opened, and an additional

$10 when new and existing banking customers use Wells Fargo Bill Pay,

a service to pay bills online.

Molly Shore

Registration underway for summer day camp

HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Registration for summer nature camps begins

at 8 a.m. today at Stough Canyon Nature Center.

The Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services Department is


offering daily three-hour camps for children 3 to 5 and 6 to 10

beginning June 30.

Campers will learn about wildlife, dinosaurs and Native Americans

while participating in hikes, nature crafts and games. Each week’s

camp has a different theme.

Camp times are 9 a.m. to noon at the Stough Canyon Nature Center

and Wildwood Canyon Park. Costs range from $30 to $45 per week based

on age and number of days. All participants receive a camp hat, and a


snack is provided daily.

Stough Canyon Nature Center is at 2300 Walnut Ave. The entrance to

Wildwood Park is off of Harvard Road above Sunset Canyon Drive. For

more information, call 238-5440.

Molly Shore

Meeting focuses on old Buena Vista Library

MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- Members of the community will have a chance

to meet with city officials this morning to discuss the future of the

old Buena Vista Library.

The informal meeting will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the

community room of the new library at 300 N. Buena Vista St. City

officials will present information on the two uses that the city

council has suggested for the property, one which would use the

existing facility for child care, the other which would demolish the

building and build single family housing on the block, city officials


Those who attend the meeting will have the opportunity to discuss

those plans or even suggest other uses for the project with

redevelopment officials.

Ben Godar

Burbank man appointed to county committee

LOS ANGELES -- A Burbank man has been appointed to a committee

overseeing law enforcement facilities by the county Board of


Supervisors unanimously approved Tevan Aroustamian for appointment

to the county Law Enforcement Public Safety Facilities Corporation.

The five-member board is in charge of the acquisition, purchase and

construction of Sheriff’s facilities including jails. The appointment

lasts for a term of one year.

Aroustamian is presently a special assistant to Sheriff Lee Baca.

He holds an MBA in accounting and finance, and is a member of the

International Accounting Society and the Armenian American Leadership


Ben Godar

Leads Club meets Wednesdays

TOLUCA LAKE -- The Burbank Chapter of the Leads Club meets weekly

to offer area professionals a way to promote their companies,

services and products in a noncompetitive environment.

The breakfast meetings are from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Wednesdays at

the Taste Buds Restaurant in the Toluca Lake Sports Center, 6711

Forest Lawn Drive.

Founded in 1978, the club was designed to help men and women in

business develop leads and expand their businesses. Each chapter

includes one professional per occupation or type of business.

For more information about the club and its breakfast meetings,

call John Nelsestuen at 973-7142 or visit

Jackson Bell