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O’Connor named ’03 Woman of the Year...

O’Connor named ’03 Woman of the Year

BURBANK -- Longtime Burbank resident Mary Alice O’Connor has been

named Woman of the Year for 2003 by the Zonta Club of the Burbank



O’Connor, a 60-year Burbank resident, was selected for her

outstanding contributions to the community. She will be honored at

the club’s annual Woman of the Year Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at

The Castaway, 1250 E. Harvard Road.


O’Connor has volunteered her time for several organizations over

the years, including the Friends of the Burbank Library, the Burbank

Board of Education, the Burbank Symphony and the La Providencia

Guild. She is the recipient of many awards, including the YMCA of

Glendale’s Woman of Heart and Excellence award.

Zonta International is a worldwide service organization of

executives and professionals working to improve the status of women.

Luncheon tickets are $50 each, in advance. For more information


or to make luncheon reservations, call 556-3677 or log on to

Tim Willert

Blood drive today in honor of 9/11 victim

MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- A blood drive in memory of Dr. Yeneneh

Betru will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today inside the Bob and Dolores

Hope Conference Center at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, 501

S. Buena Vista St.


Betru, a member of the hospital’s medical staff, was aboard the

plane that crashed into the Pentagon during the Sept. 11, 2001,

terrorist attacks.

For more information, call the medical center at 843-5111.

Tim Willert