Gift items sold at Chapel Crafters Boutique
The Little White Chapel Christian Women’s Fellowship will have its
15th annual Chapel Crafters Boutique Nov. 7 and 8 in the social hall
and yard at 1711 N. Avon St.
Boutique hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 7 and 9:30 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Nov. 8. Admission is free.
More than 50 artisans from all over Southern California will be
displaying their handmade items for sale, including Christmas and
fall decorations, wreathes, cards, candles, wood crafts, country and
Victorian crafts, jewelry, quillows (towels made into pillows),
embroidered T-shirts and gift items and baked goods.
There also will be paintings, collectibles, silent-auction items
and a drawing for a star-pattern queen-size quilt.
A home-cooked dinner of baked chicken with all the extras will be
served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. The cost is $8, $4 for
children. Homemade soups and sandwiches will be served for $5 from
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
For more information, call 848-8611.
Woman of the Year luncheon Nov. 8
Mary Alice O’Connor will be honored as Woman of the Year for 2003
by the Zonta Club of Burbank Area during a luncheon at 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 8 at The Castaway. The annual event honors exemplary women who
make outstanding contributions to the community.
O’Connor has lived in Burbank for nearly 60 years. Her record of
volunteer service began with the Red Cross during World War II and
has continued with the Tournament of Roses, Friends of the Burbank
Library, the Burbank Board of Education, the Burbank Symphony and La
Providencia Guild of Childrens Hospital.
Reservations and sponsorship opportunities are available by
calling Anne Macleod at 556-3677. Tickets are $50 each in advance. No
tickets will be sold at the door.
Temple Emanu El provides good deeds
More than 100 adult and youth members of Burbank Temple Emanu El
will do good deeds for the community Sunday in celebration of Mitzvah
Volunteers will be stuffing backpacks for children, baking
lasagnas for seniors, planting trees to beautify property, writing
letters to soldiers and packing lunches for local charities.
The effort is part of the Jewish Federation Valley Alliance
Mitzvah Day, a day of good deeds, where synagogues throughout the
Valley volunteer in the community to make the world a better place.
Salvation Army sponsors Thanksgiving dinner
The Salvation Army, Burbank Corps will sponsor the 17th annual
Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 26. There will be seatings at 5
and 7 p.m., with musical entertain- ment throughout the evening.
There is no charge for the dinner but each family member must have
a ticket. Free tickets will be available starting Tuesday at the
Burbank Corps, 300 E. Angeleno Ave. Tickets can be picked up from 9
a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays until seating capacity is
Many Burbank companies, service organizations and individuals
contribute time, money, and services to help the army provide
complete Thanksgiving dinners for up to 500 persons each year.
The Thanksgiving committee is working very hard to see that
persons who are alone and entire families will be able to sit down to
a full meal served by many caring volunteers.
For more information, call 845-7214, or to help financially, make
checks payable to The Salvation Army Burbank Corps, and mail them to
P.O. Box 4040, Burbank, CA 91503.
Mass will honor guild’s patron saint
The Cabrini Literary Guild will meet on Nov. 13 at the Oakmont
Country Club in Glendale. The meeting will commence with a Mass in
honor of the feast day of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, the patron of
the guild. Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be celebrated by
Father Richard Carey. Luncheon will be served at noon.
Entertainment after lunch will feature pianist Alan Green.
For reservations, call 248-9226. Deadline is Nov. 10.
Arbor Day memorial trees were planted Sept. 15 by the Glendale
Parks and Recreation in memory of Bette Sojka, Angeline Holman and
Pearl Schloessman, former members of the Cabrini Literary Guild.
Family members and several guild members attended. The three trees
are on the front lawn of the Glendale Pumping Plant.
Foothill Autism Alliance plans meeting
The Foothill Autism Alliance Inc. will meet at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12
at BCR A Place to Grow, 230 Amherst Drive. The organization supports
families of individuals with autism in Glendale, Burbank and
Featured speakers are Sarah Spence and Marilyn Lange, who will
speak on “Medications Update -- What Every Parent Should Know.”
Spence is on the faculty at UCLA in psychiatry and pediatrics, and
is the medical director of the UCLA Autism Evaluation Clinic, as well
as the medical director of the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange
(AGRE). Lange is on staff at Descanso Medical Center for Development
and Learning, trains medical students and pediatric residents at USC
and UCLA, and is on staff at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and
Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles and Providence St. Joseph Medical Center
in Burbank. For more information, call 662-8847.
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph