CABRINI LITERARY GUILD HAS FUNDRAISER
The Cabrini Literary Guild will have its annual fundraiser
"Flamenco Ole" today at the Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. The
chairwoman is Marie Urrutia. President of the guild is Carmen
The event begins at 11 a.m. with a social hour and viewing of
auction items. There will be a silent auction including gift baskets,
original oil paintings and more. There will also be a money raffle.
Entertainment will feature the La Sole flamenco dancers.
Proceeds go to support the Burbank public libraries' literacy
programs and the Glendale YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter for Women
and their Children, which serves Burbank.
Tickets are $55. For reservations, call (818) 244-9815.
HELPING HOMELESS WOMEN IS TOPIC
Janet Lavender will explain how she helps low-income women improve
their employment skills at the March 23 meeting of the Verdugo-Glen
Chapter of the American Business Women's Assn.
Networking is at 6 p.m., followed by dinner, program and business
meeting at 6:30. The group meets at the Elks Club, at 120 E. Colorado
Blvd., Glendale. Cost of the dinner is $17. For reservations, call
(818) 248-4415 by 6 p.m. March 20.
AUTISM GROUP HAS FAMILY RESOURCE MEETING
The Foothill Autism Alliance, Inc., will have its Family Resource
Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Pasadena Child Development
Associates, 620 N. Lake Ave., second floor, Pasadena.
A panel presentation of adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder will
be featured. The topic will be "Life on the Spectrum."
Based in Glendale, the alliance works to provide information and
support for the autism community. For more information, call (818)
CIVIC PRIDE COMMITTEE PLANS PLANT-A-TREE EVENT
The Burbank Civic Pride Committee welcomes residents,
organizations and businesses to participate in the Burbank's 50th
annual Plant-a-Tree Month through March.
Contributions received from all donors will be pooled together and
used by the Park, Recreation and Community Services Department
throughout the next year to purchase and plant trees in Burbank
Certificates will be awarded at the Plant-a-Tree donor awards
ceremony at 2 p.m. March 23 at McCambridge Park, 1515 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Donations must be made by March 18 to be listed in the program.
To make a contribution, make checks payable to the city of Burbank
and mail to Plant-a-Tree Program, c/o Burbank Civic Pride Committee,
City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, 91502.
-- Compiled by Joyce Rudolph