This year’s Inter-Service Club Luncheon will be among the funniest
ever because the guest speaker is Fritz Coleman, stand-up comedian
and weather forecaster for KNBC-TV Channel 4.
Festivities begin at noon Oct. 15 at The Castaway. The cost is
$25. Luncheon host is none other than the Burbank Noon Rotary.
Those attending will be a “who’s who” of the service club circuit
here in Burbank.
If there’s one event you don’t want to miss this year, it’s this
For more information, contact Noon Rotary President George Mauney
“The Noon Rotary is pleased to be host of this year’s luncheon,”
Mauney said. “We’re looking forward to a good time and seeing a few
Burbank Noon Rotary meets at noon Tuesdays at the Burbank YMCA,
321 E. Magnolia Blvd.
Noon Optimists install officers
Burbank Noon Optimists recently had an installation luncheon at
Genio’s restaurant. The line of officers for 2003-04 are Ron
Villachia, president; Carmen Satel, vice president; Wayne Mathis,
secretary treasurer; Chuck Van Rensellar, sergeant-at-arms; and Bob
Ventura, speakers chairman.
“It was a good luncheon,” Ventura said. “Now we’re off to prepare
for our annual Halloween Party on the 31st.”
Burbank Noon Optimists meet at noon every Thursday on at the
Anabelle Hotel, 2011 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call Bob
Ventura at 506-8714.
Burbank Noon Lion recognized by City Council
Burbank Noon Lion David Gold was recently honored by the Burbank
City Council with the prestigious Older American Service Award as
recognition for his involvement in serving the blind community.
Throughout the past decade and especially in the past year, Gold
has taken on the responsibility of driving blind residents to monthly
meetings and social events in the area.
Gold also recruited one of his blind riders to the Lions Club, and
makes sure that he is able to attend regular Lions meetings.
“David’s contributions were not exciting or glamorous, but his
service deeply effected the quality of life of a handful of Burbank
residents,” club member Marva Murphy said.
Burbank Noon Lions meet at noon every second and fourth Thursday
at The Castaway, 1250 Harvard Road. For more information, call
Murphy at 955-8018.
Fifth time is charm for Morey Goodstein
Burbank Civitan Club recently installed Morey Goodstein as
president for the fifth time.
Goodstein and his fellow officers for the 2003-04 term assumed
their duties at the 49th Annual Installation and Awards Luncheon at
the illustrious Smoke House.
Matt Mathews, past governor for the California District of Civitan
International, was the installing officer and Randy Garcia, past
president of the Burbank Civitan Club, was the master of ceremonies.
The new officers are Dave Holland, president-elect; Randy Garcia,
secretary; and Irene Goodstein, treasurer.
Serving on the board of directors are Bill Ruhlow, Joe Salazar and
Burbank Civitan Club meets every first and third Thursday at The
Coral Cafe, 3321 W. Burbank Blvd. For more information, call Bill
Newbro at 846-0731.
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