Organizations: A Noise Within has new board members

A Noise Within has expanded its board of directors with the recent appointment of three new members, it was announced by Board President Terry Kay.

They are Pasadena residents and community leaders Sheila Lamson, Lyn Spector and Sarah Mitchell.

A former teacher, Lamson, a 17-year patron and supporter of A Noise Within, has worked with the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee and the American Assn. of University Women.

Mitchell, Senior Vice President Human Resources, International and Corporate Groups at Warner Bros. Filmed Entertainment, leads a team of 45 human resources professionals internationally, covering the United States, Latin America, Canada, Europe, Asia Pacific and Japan.

Spector, a visual artist, has been a member of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Pasadena Symphony Assn., Hillsides Home for Children and the Pasadena Playhouse, where she served as an active board member for 14 years.

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Patrons’ club planning fashion show

President Betty Musacco announced plans for the upcoming fundraiser for scholarships at a recent meeting the Patrons’ Club of Glendale Community College.

Last year 34 scholarships, grants-in-aid and emergency funds were awarded.

The event will be held Nov. 4 at the Castaway Restaurant in Burbank. This year will be the organization’s 64th year of service to the community. The theme is “Viva Vaqueros,” with a fashion show, luncheon and silent auction together with many prizes. Marianne Jennings is chairwoman.

Price of Luncheon is $45, fashions will be by Holiday Hats and Gowns.

Farmers participate in Burbank’s party

The Burbank Certified Farmers Market was invited by the city of Burbank to participate in the “Party of the Century” celebrating Burbank’s 100 years.

The farmers greeted new and old friends of the 29-year-old market. It is one of the only nonprofit markets in Southern California. Part of the farmers’ proceeds from the market help support the Providence St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, which provides free medical care to as many as 12,000 people a year.

The market continues to accept EBT Advantage Cards, and WIC (Womens, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program) coupons. The Community Service Corner is open to any Burbank service club, non-profit organization and Burbank city department, to inform patrons of the community services available to them.

There are six organic farmers and 24 certified farmers, including eight non-agriculture vendors with items like bread and other baked goods, fish, tamales and soap products.

The market is open 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine, except on Christmas and New Year’s Day. Located in the City Hall parking lot, at the corner of Third Street and Orange Grove Avenue, free parking is available in the adjacent parking structures on Orange Grove.

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