The Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Guild will have its annual
Fall Dinner Dance, "Autumn Gala," on Oct. 15 at Lakeside Golf Club.
Honored guest is Dr. Raul Mena, who has treated cancer patients
from all over the world at Providence St Joseph Medical Center for 24
years and is also involved in cancer research.
Music will be provided by Victor Cisneros Orchestra and
entertainment by Dale Gonyea. Proceeds go to the guild's $1 million
pledge for the Roy and Patricia Disney Cancer Center.
Chairwomen are Wanda Bistagne and Jo Massimini. Their committee
members are Kathleen Marsden, Grace Mylroie Patz, Pattie Cassidy,
Terri Lee, Rose Pastula, Lori Riela, Chik Smaldino, Maureen Walsh,
Marian Enos, Donna Mahoney, Linda Brundage, Maria Balke and Ollie
Vick. The guild president is Terry Campbell.
The gala begins with no-host cocktails beginning at 6:30 p.m. with
dinner following at 8 p.m. Tickets are $75 per guest. For
reservations, call (818) 761-5986.
TENNIS BALL AND TOURNAMENT BENEFITS COUNSELING
Family Service Agency will benefit from the second annual Tennis
Ball and Tennis Tournament on Oct. 7 and 8.
A dinner gala with a silent auction begins at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at
The Castaway, 1250 Harvard Road. The Tennis Tournament and Silent
Auction will be on Oct. 8 at the Burbank Tennis Center, 1515 N.
Proceeds go to such youth programs including domestic violence
intervention, and counseling for individuals, youth, group and
For reservations, call (818) 845-7671 or (818) 846-8609.
'GHOSTS OF HALLOWEEN' DANCE SCHEDULED
Adults and teens 16 and older with disabilities are invited to the
"Ghosts of Halloween" dance from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Oct. 14 at
McCambridge Recreation Center.
The event is sponsored by BCR -- A Place to Grow and the city of
Burbank Department of Park, Recreation and Community Services.
Music will be Mainline Sound Mobile DJ. Refreshments will be
provided by the Burbank Noon Lions Club.
Cost to attend is $2 and fee for caregivers. Guests are welcome to
NAMES TOPIC OF GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING
Nancy Carlberg will be the guest speaker for the next meeting of
Immigrant Genealogical Society at 2 p.m. Oct. 9 at the society's
headquarters, 1310 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank.
Her topic is "Names -- Origin, Order, Spelling, Translation."
For more information, call Linda Stone at (818) 998-1735. The
society's number is (818) 848-3122.
BURBANK EMBLEM CLUB HAS PIZZA NIGHT
The Burbank Emblem Club #86 pizza night charity fundraiser will be
from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Shakey's Pizza , 1300 San Fernando
All of the proceeds help support many Burbank charities, including
scholarships for local high school students, Salvation Army, Burbank
Corps, Burbank Temporary Aid Center, Burbank Family Service, Foothill
Service for the Blind, Ronald McDonald House, Burbank Center for the
Retarded, Scholarships for Teachers of the Hearing Impaired, and the
Hearing Dog Program.
Please ask to have your food receipt put in the Emblem Club
container. For more information, call Elaine at (818) 845-6851.
RAISING FUNDS FOR CANCER PATIENTS
The Desi Geestman Foundation, Helping the children with Cancer at
City of Hope, presents its third annual "Evening with the Stars" at 7
p.m. Oct. 16 at Club Ivar, 6356 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood.
Daytime soap-opera fans are in for a treat as the cocktail party
offers a chance to mingle and get autographs from their favorite
daytime drama stars and bid on silent auction items.
The foundation works to provide both economic and emotional
support to children, and their families, at City of Hope Medical
Center while struggling with cancer.
Tickets can be purchased up to the day of the event over the phone
at (818) 249-1105 or on the web at www.eveningwiththestars.com.
Space is limited. Guests must be 21 to attend. Cocktail attire
UNIVERSITY WOMEN HEAR ABOUT OPERA WORLD
JoAnn Porter Toll of Glendale will discuss the world of opera when
she visits a meeting of the Glendale Branch of the American Assn. of
University Women on Oct. 8 at Marie Callendar's Restaurant, 707 N.
Pacific Ave., Glendale.
She has served as a member of the Los Angeles Opera Speakers
Bureau and is conducting an opera seminar for UCLA. Toll is a retired
deputy district attorney for Los Angeles County.
Brunch begins at 10 a.m. and the cost is $16.50. For reservations,
call (818) 773-2227.