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.
A special guest attending was Linda Shahinian of Glendale, who has
served as the chapter’s second president and national district vice
Also in attendance was Teresa Jimenez, an ABWA National
Scholarship recipient. Jimenez, a mother of three, was awarded $1,000
to continue her education as a nursing student at Glendale Community
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.
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
North Hollywood High class reunites
Sixty was the lucky number when the North Hollywood High School
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
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph