Beta Epsilon has first meeting of year
The Beta Epsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will have its first
meeting of the new club year Monday at Genio’s Restaurant in Burbank.
The program committee will reveal the programs for the year.
Members will bring two bags of school supplies to support the
children of the YWCA’s charitable project.
For more information, call Bonnie Becken at 843-3420.
Etiquette at work is speaker’s topic
Verdugo Glen Chapter of the American Business Women’s Assn. will
meet on Wednesday at the Glendale Elks, 120 E. Colorado Blvd., in
Networking is at 6:30 p.m. followed by the dinner, program and
business meeting at 7 p.m. The speaker is Margaret Develey, whose
topic is “Business and Social Etiquette for Today.”
Develey was trained and certified by the Protocol School of
Washington, D.C. She also has a master’s degree in business
administration, coupled with 20 years of managerial experience in
the hospitality industry.
She is a contributing columnist for the Signal newspaper of the
Santa Clarita Valley. The cost for dinner is $17. For information and
reservations, call Barbara at 951-2703 by 6 p.m. Sunday.
Fashion show benefits Childrens Hospital
“Celebrate America” is the theme for the fashion show luncheon
planned by La Providencia Guild of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles on
Oct. 5 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.
Approximately 700 ladies and a few men will see the red, white and
blue color scheme in committee members’ outfits and incorporated in
the table centerpieces. A highlight of the day’s festivities will be
a special patriotic presentation.
Invitation chairwoman Jane Tunnicliffe had graphic artist Rich
Riccuiti design an invitation that captures the theme.
Jenna Chandler is handling the reservations with help from
co-chairwoman Charlene Dettmann. Tish Sellers is in charge of the
50/50 tickets going for $10 each. Winners will not need to be present
Donated items are being arranged by Judy Gragg and Linda Hansen is
preparing the opportunity tickets. Janet Puchlik has arranged for
vendors to show their jewelry, clothing accessories and gift items
for guests’ shopping enjoyment. The guild’s cookbook, “Ladies of Good
Taste,” will be available for sale. Fashions by Margo’s in Newhall
will grace the runway.
Cinema club has fund-raising potluck dinner
The Los Angeles Cinema Club, now in its 72nd year, will have a
fund-raising potluck dinner before its meeting Wednesday in the
Social Hall of the Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank.
The dinner and a silent auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the
regular meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.
The subject of the meeting will be judging and rating videos. The
group will screen a selected video, then rate it and discuss its
values. A recording of the recent report about the club from CBS
radio’s “The Osgood File” will be played for the membership and a
prize-winning, entertaining video will be shown.
The Potluck is being coordinated by Treasurer Nadine Russek.
Anyone wishing to participate should call her at (626) 304-4800.
According to Burbank resident and President Walt Gilmore, the
amateur photo club, which has met in Burbank for more than a year
now, is a social and special interest group made up of beginners and
experienced filmmakers, including many international and national
Although the group primarily works in video formats now, members
also work in color slides and film. The group is open to visitors who
make films, edit films and enjoy showing and/or watching them.
For more information, call Gilmore at 842-3820.
Descanso volunteers welcome new members
Garden Guias, a group of volunteer weekend guides at Descanso
Gardens, will welcome new members this month. An introductory session
for potential members will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 27 in Descanso’s
Classroom B. Monthly training sessions and meetings will continue
throughout the year.
During walking tours of the landscape, members offer information
about the gardens’ history and plants. The men and women in the
Guias, which means guides in Spanish, range from teens to seniors.
Volunteer Coordinator Anina Minotto and Public Programs Manager
Robin Sease coordinate the group. For more information, call Minotto
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph