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Club celebrates 40th anniversary

The Verdugo Glen Chapter of the American Business Women’s Assn.

recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. The chapter was founded on

June 27, 1963 in Glendale.

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A special guest attending was Linda Shahinian of Glendale, who has

served as the chapter’s second president and national district vice

president.

Also in attendance was Teresa Jimenez, an ABWA National

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Scholarship recipient. Jimenez, a mother of three, was awarded $1,000

to continue her education as a nursing student at Glendale Community

College.

President Nancy Johnson of Burbank installed officers for 2003-04.

New officers are President Lynn White-Shelby of Burbank; Vice

President Barbara Zellner of Tujunga; Corresponding Secretary Barbara

Lawless of Tujunga; Recording Secretary Donna Hempel of West Covina;

and Treasurer Kathryn Van Houten of Glendale.

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The association’s national headquarters is in Kansas City, Mo.,

and has more than 90,000 members. Its mission is to bring together

businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for

them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally

through leadership, education, networking support and national

recognition.

North Hollywood High class reunites

Sixty was the lucky number when the North Hollywood High School

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Class of 1943 had its class reunion at in the Carousel Room of the

Holiday Inn in Burbank.

It was the class’ 60th reunion and about 60 people attended,

including Burbank residents Edward Lance Caccialanza, James (Rod)

Hatch and Janet Hatch.

Committee member Dolly (Guerra) Massimini gave each person a flag

pin with flashing lights.

Mildred (Calvin) Piro was mistress of ceremonies.

All the classmates gave a synopsis of their lives.

Ray Mosher said how great it was to “see” everyone. He became

blind after high school graduation.

Marshall Byrd attended the reunion despite struggling with Lou

Gehrig’s disease. His caregiver is his wife, Elenore. Marshall

designed a machine that allows him to communicate with her.

Beverly (Gray) Nehen was unable to attend because of a serious

lung infection. She sent a centerpiece basket filled with flowers and

fruit.

Compiled by Joyce Rudolph


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