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‘Rockin’ Round-Up’ raises funds for children Jeans...

‘Rockin’ Round-Up’ raises funds for children

Jeans and boots replaced ball gowns and tuxedos at this year’s

Cotillion planned by La Providencia Guild.

And most of the 300-plus members and guests attending seemed to


enjoy the more relaxed atmosphere of “The Rockin’ Round-Up” dinner

dance at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center with proceeds benefiting

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.

President Irene Terusa looked elegant yet comfortable in her


yellow fringed cowgirl skirt and jacket. Similar ranch-style outfits

were worn by the organizing committee made up of Jenna Chandler,

Charlene Dettmann, Lynne Meares, Kay Merrick, Marge Overstreet and

Kathy Pepper.

Salads and bread were placed along a covered wagon display and

nearby tables were laden with barbecued ribs, fried chicken and

Texas-style chili. Apple tart and caramel sauce was served up for



A good crowd gathered on the dance floor for line dancing lessons

given by Diana Dover and Mike Bendavid of Mike’s Country Dancing in

Sherman Oaks. Couple dancing was enhanced by live music performed by

Toni Dodd and Southbound Blues. Dodd is President Terusa’s daughter.

Those winning silent auction prizes were Scott Nave, Pam Pouliot

and Brent Pepper. Diane Myer guessed the correct number of beans in

the jar. Winners of the 50/50 drawings were Mel Wolf, Shirley Mae

Ricketts and Penny DeSantis.


From the denim pocket invitations, secured from real jeans, to the

cowboy boot centerpieces, the committee covered every detail with


Theater night benefits Salvation Army

The advisory board of the Burbank Salvation Army Corps is

sponsoring an evening of live musical theater to help the Salvation

Army with its many social services.

Guests will attend the Glendale Centre Theatre’s production of

Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” at 8 p.m. July 11. The theater is

at 324 N. Orange St., Glendale, and the doors open at 7 p.m.

A portion of the $30 ticket will benefit the many daily programs

of the Salvation Army Burbank Corps Community Center, including daily

meals and other social services. The ticket is tax-deductible.

For more information, call Anita at the Salvation Army at 845-7214

or Elaine at 845-6851.

Thrift shop has Christmas in July sale

Yes, you read it right. Christmas will be celebrated in July by

members of La Providencia Guild. The sale begins at 9 a.m. on July 12

at the guild’s little blue cottage thrift store, 2019 W. Magnolia

Blvd. in Burbank.

Chairwoman Judy Pierce will be helped by Mary Jo Hjelmstrom, Sandy

Call and other volunteer guild members in creating a joyous holiday

atmosphere. Homemade baked goods, organized by chairwoman Peggy

Pulver, will be available for sale.

A new item to be sold this year is the recently published

cookbook, “Ladies of Great Taste.”

Cookbook chairwoman Charlene Dettmann and her committee have been

collecting recipes over the past 18 months from guild members,

present and past. It’s a possible gift item for one’s holiday list or

for any occasion. The books are $25 each.

The shop is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays

and Saturdays. Donations are always welcome. For more information,

call 845-6606. All proceeds benefit Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.

Symphony Women’s Committee has brunch

To benefit its various musical philanthropies, the Women’s

Committee of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra Assn. has scheduled a

membership brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, in the garden of one

its members.

This will be the first fund-raising event of the year for the

committee under the incoming President Adeline Green. She has just

taken over from outgoing president Lois Frederick, who has led the

group through a very successful season that culminated with

remarkable music making from recipients of six scholarships totaling


Nonmembers will learn more about the many activities of the

Women’s Committee. The suggested donation is $25, which will be

waived for anyone who joins the Women’s Committee the day of the

brunch. For more information and for reservations, call 662-0294.

Compiled by Joyce Rudolph