Guild planning fall dinner dance

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.

Glenoaks Blvd.

Proceeds go to such youth programs including domestic violence

intervention, and counseling for individuals, youth, group and

families.

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

wear costumes.

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

Road.

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

only.

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.

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