VNACare earns $27,875 for home health care
A total of $27,875 was raised Oct. 18 during VNACare’s 60th
anniversary party at which 160 revelers dined, danced and played
casino games at Pasadena’s historic Castle Green Hotel.
Those honored during the evening were Arnold von Massenhausen, who
received the Patrick Liddell Award; Ken Scott, the Volunteer of the
Year Award; and Nora Derian, a registered nurse, the Employee of the
Swinging rhythms of Park Avenue West helped couples maintain a
steady beat across the dance floor. For those not dancing, there were
games and a silent auction to keep the action moving.
Established in 1943 by concerned citizens and the Glendale
Community Chest, VNACare has gone on to serve thousands of patients
through its home health, hospice and wellness services. It serves
Burbank, Glendale, La Crescenta and La Canada Flintridge.
Patrons’ Club plans talent revue fund-raiser
The Patrons’ Club of Glendale Community College met at the home of
Lois Edwards, scholarship chairwoman, to discuss plans for the
upcoming fund-raiser that will benefit students.
A talent revue performed by students from the college’s music and
drama departments will be the highlight of the luncheon Nov. 7 at The
Castaway, 1260 Harvard Road, Burbank. Social hour is 11 a.m. followed by luncheon at noon. This year’s theme will be “Rewards.”
Committee members are Margaret Hammond, chairwoman; Pauline
Richardson, 50/50 tickets; Merry Franzen, reservations; Lois
Sullender, opportunity prize sales; Patricia Mack, opportunity and
door prizes; and Ann Arrobio, decorations. Betty Musacco is the club
Tickets are $32 and 50/50 tickets are $10 each. For reservations,
call 845-5400 by Monday. For more information, call 242-7334.
Woman’s Club donates to charities, students
The Woman’s Club of Burbank presented a total of $6,500 to its
charities and $8,700 to local high school graduates during the Rose
Garden Luncheon in September at The Castaway.
Groups receiving a portion of the $6,500 were Burbank Center for
the Retarded -- A Place to Grow; Burbank Police K-9 Fund. Inc.;
Burbank Historical Society; Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn.;
Burbank Salvation Army; Family Service Agency of Burbank; and Friends
of Burbank Animals.
Twenty-six high school graduates from John Burroughs, Burbank and
Monterey high schools received a total of $8,700 in scholarships.
“Abigail Adams: Revolutionary Woman,” a one-woman show written and
performed by Judith Hilton, was the program.
Doris Liljegren was the chairwoman of the luncheon.
Residents serving on Loyola Mothers’ Guild
Area women have been elected as officers of the Loyola Mothers’
Guild of Loyola High School in Los Angeles. The guild presented
$45,000 to the high school in May. It provides financial support as
well as hospitality and welcome activities for the school community.
Residents named officers are Delia Cotter of La Canada Flintridge,
recording secretary; Maureen Hillier of La Canada Flintridge,
hospitality co-chairwoman; and Jane Thornton of Burbank, spring