COUPLE HONORED FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE
The Rev. Larry and Sue Stamper are the recipients of the second
annual Woodbury University Movers and Shapers awards that recognize
outstanding volunteer service to Burbank.
Since moving here 31 years ago, the Stampers have been active in
civic, philanthropic and spiritual activities. They will be honored
at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the New Woody’s in Cabrini
Hall of Woodbury University, 7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Sue has been active with the United Methodist Women, The National
Charity League, Philanthropic Educational Organization, Burbank
Sister City Committee, San Fernando Valley Girl Scouts, Zonta and
Noon Rotary. She has been an active board member and participant in
the Burbank YMCA since 1993 and has been involved in numerous
Woodbury activities. She is a vice president at First State Bank in
Larry Stamper is the pastor of Burbank First United Methodist
Church. He is a member of the board of directors of Wesley Homes,
senior retirement homes sponsored by the United Methodist Church.
Larry was elected to the Burbank City Council during the 1980s and
served as mayor from 1983 to 1984. He is a member and past president
of the Burbank Kiwanis Club and serves on the board of governors for
Goodwill Industries. He was chaplain for the Burbank Police
Department for 14 years. Larry has long been associated with Woodbury
and received an honorary doctor of letters from the university in
The Stampers have been married for 47 years and have three
children and five grandchildren.
Tickets are $25 and will be available at the door. Refreshments
will be served.
BUDDING OPERA SINGER PERFORMS AT TEA
The Women’s Committee of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra Assn.
will have a tea for members and guests at 2 p.m. Sunday at the
Glendale home of one of its members.
Norman Henry Mamey, music director of the orchestra, will address
the group. Lily Gevorkian, the 18-year-old soprano who won the
committee’s Chipman Encouragement Award in the spring, will be
Born and raised in Burbank, Lily started singing at 3. She sang in
choirs and musical productions at John Muir Middle School and Burbank
High School, but did not start training for opera until three years
ago, when she started working with Ellada Chakoyan, whose studio is
Upon graduation from Burbank High in June, Lily decided to take
this year off from formal studies to concentrate on the many skills
necessary for an operatic career: she is studying two languages,
piano and solfege and learning the role of Gilda in “Rigoletto.”
For more information, call 662-0294.
GOLF CLASSIC HELPS BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
Boys & Girls Club of Burbank will have its annual golf classic
Friday at DeBell Golf Course in Burbank. Shotgun start is at 10 a.m.
The fee for individual golfers is $150, which includes green and
cart fees, post tournament appetizer buffet and tee gift bag. There
will be a putting contest, awards for best scores, a silent auction
and raffle. To register, call 842-9333.
Proceeds go to expansion efforts of the club, said Executive
Director Alex Fey. The Boys & Girls Club now has sites at six
elementary schools. Funds raised go to sponsor the education and
enrichment programs at the elementary school sites and the main
branch at 2244 N. Buena Vista St. In addition, funds go to program
scholarships and summer camp scholarships.
ALUMNI BAND AND DRILL TEAM RECRUITING
The Burbank Burroughs Alumni Marching Band and Drill Team are
looking for old and new members to participate in the Montrose
Christmas Parade on Dec. 6. The group has been marching in this
parade and winning awards in Burbank on Parade since 1986.
Membership is not limited to graduates of both schools. Anyone
with an interest in music and marching is invited to join. For more
information, contact email@example.com or 843-5288.
CINEMA CLUB SCREENS CONTEST ENTRIES
The Los Angeles Cinema Club will screen entries for its Year-End
Video Contest when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the social hall
of the Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank.
The contest consists of the best work of the members for the year
and may include any subject, up to 15 minutes in length. Winning work
will receive trophies at the club’s banquet in December.
According to Burbank resident and President Walt Gilmore, the
amateur photo club is a social and special interest group made up of
beginners and experienced filmmakers, including many international
and national contest winners. 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.
The group meets on the fourth Wednesday every month, except
December. For more information, call Gilmore at 842-3820.
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph