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Shriners show a tribute to wild West


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, phone at

848-5014, fax at 688-8005, or mail at P.O. Box 10489, Burbank, CA