Local children receive clothes
MEDIA CITY CENTER -- About 30 Burbank children from low-income
families participated in Mervyn’s 11th annual ChildSpree from 7 to 9
a.m. Saturday before the store opened to the public.
The event, co-sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of Burbank,
gave each child $100 to shop for back-to-school clothes. Each
purchase thereafter received a 10% discount.
Mervyn’s Burbank store, at 245 E. Magnolia Blvd., was one of the
chain’s 266 sites in 14 states that took part in the event. The
company estimated that nearly 15,000 children participated.
Chamber luncheon on Thursday
HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Susan Bowers, the chairwoman of Leadership
Burbank and the executive director of the Burbank Chamber of
Commerce, will be the guest speaker at Thursday’s Business Connection
Luncheon sponsored by the chamber.
A networking session begins at 11:30 a.m. and the luncheon starts
at noon at The Castaway, 1250 Harvard Road. Office Depot will sponsor
Admission is $22 for members and $27 for nonmembers. For
information, call the chamber at 846-3111.
Compiled by Jackson Bell