BURBANK SERVICE CLUBS
Entertainment reminiscent of the Old West is planned for the whole
family when the Burbank-Glendale Shrine Club co-sponsors the Al
Malaikah Shrine Wild West Show on Aug. 16 at the Los Angeles
Equestrian Center, 480 Riverside Drive, Burbank.
There are two shows -- 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. -- and they include the
World’s Smartest & Most Famous Buffalo, a Cattle Drive, Pony Rides
for the kids, and much more.
The cost is $10, $7 for children 12 and younger. For tickets, call
(213) 748-0173 or call Burbank-Glendale Shrine Club President Tom
Brennan at 846-1864.
Burbank-Glendale Shrine Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday
of the month at the Coral Cafe, 3321 W. Burbank Blvd. For membership
information, call Norm Furman at 207-3772.
Noon Lions install officers, honor others
Burbank Noon Lions honored several of its members for reaching
longevity milestones at the recent Officer’s Installation. Although
each person was honored individually, the honorees collectively
comprise 150 years of volunteer service to the Burbank community.
Those honored were William Narez, 25 years; Louie Cardona, 20 years;
Ike Cheney, 20 years; and Doug Carter, 15 years.
Charter member Mike Kubasak was also present to receive his
35-year Charter Chevron, and gave an overview of the early days of
the club along with some nostalgic thoughts on the many projects and
laughs shared over the years. David Gold, another longtime club
member, received the coveted Lion of the Year award from outgoing
president Narez for his active service to the club and constant
support of Burbank and Glendale blind residents.
Burbank Noon Lions meet at noon on the second and fourth Thursdays
at The Castaway, 1250 Harvard Road. For membership information, call
Marva Murphy at 955-8018.
It’s Bunco time again for Sertoma
The Burbank Sertoma Club is again having its famous Bunco Party on
Aug. 23. If you want a piece of the action, bring $25 to Lorelei and
Bob Kelly’s hillside villa. The social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. and
the game starts an hour later. Homemade lasagna will be served at 9
p.m. Dinner and drinks are included in the cover price.
For those of you who missed the bash last year at the
Feuchtingers’, featuring Gus Montanez’s margaritas, you won’t want to
skip this one. Bunco is a game played with three dice, seven tables
of four players and lots of fun. All of the money raised goes to
charitable projects. For reservations, call Lorelei at 845-0551.
Burbank Sertoma Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Genio’s Restaurant,
1420 W. Olive Ave. For membership information, call Bob Tomer at
Optimists go Hawaiian at barbecue
The Magnolia Park Optimist Club had its second annual Hawaiian
Barbecue at the home of Lucy and Rick Burghdorf. Amid the loud shirts
and hums of Elvis’ “Blue Hawaii” was an array of barbecued chicken,
Italian sausages and blended drinks with the little umbrella in them.
One partygoer said the highlight of the evening was seeing Rick in
a grass skirt dancing the hula, but this rumor could not be
substantiated. Further inquiries on the matter were met with a curt
Burbank Magnolia Park Optimists meet at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at De
Bell Golf Course Clubhouse, 500 Walnut Ave. For membership
information, call Gene Gardner at 845-1192.
* EDWARD HEADINGTON’s service club column runs the first Wednesday
of the month. Reach him by e-mail at email@example.com, phone at
848-5014, fax at 688-8005, or mail at P.O. Box 10489, Burbank, CA