Seniors awarded free tickets at airport
AIRPORT DISTRICT -- Three Burbank residents received complimentary
roundtrip airfare courtesy of Southwest Airlines during the “Home for
the Holidays” ceremony Tuesday at Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport.
Patricia Jones, Jack Meyer and August Westpfall were among those
who won tickets.
Santa Claus and Southwest Airlines representatives presented 15
seniors from North Hollywood to Pasadena with tickets good for any of
the company’s scheduled travel destinations to be used between Dec. 1
and March 31. More than 1,000 seniors nationwide received free
tickets through the program.
The winners applied in late August at the Joslyn Adult Center and
had to explain why they wanted to go home for the holidays. The
seniors with the most compelling answers received tickets.
The program began 24 years ago nationally and 13 years ago at
City committee seeks member
BURBANK -- The Burbank City Council is accepting applications for
a vacancy on the Community Development Goals Committee.
The nine-member committee, which serves without compensation, acts
as a liaison between the city’s Community Development Department and
the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Applications are available in the city clerk’s office at 275 E.
Olive Ave., or at www.ci.burbank.ca.us. The deadline is 5 p.m. Jan.
Compiled by Jackson Bell