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Reconsider stance on BTAC

I am writing in regard to Dan Ortoski’s letter that appeared in the

Leader on Sept. 20.

I understand your anger and frustration with the decision by the

Burbank Temporary Aid Center board of directors to fire Pat Smola as

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executive director while she was on workers’ compensation leave.

While you are entitled to withdraw your support of BTAC, I would

like you to know that I am unhappy with your decision. See, BTAC has

helped me and on occasion is still doing what they can for me. If you

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and others do not give donations to BTAC, then people like me who are

falling through the cracks of an inane system will suffer.

I urge you and others to rethink your position, and that also

includes the BTAC board.

EDEN ROSEN

Burbank


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