‘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
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
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