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Karen S. Kim

Kenneth Village merchants to meet

NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- The Kenneth Village Merchants Assn. will meet

from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at George’s Restaurant, 1418 W. Kenneth



The group will discuss its upcoming Road’ers Car event, street

improvements, election results, future plans for the village and

community policing efforts. The merchants association will also install


its new officers at the meeting.

For more information, call 242-6620.

Galleria to host guitar contest

DOWNTOWN -- The Glendale Galleria will host a Hot Licks contest April

13 at The Zone.

Stryker, a deejay from KROQ-FM (106.7) will ask participants between

12 and 19 years old to show off their guitar licks for the chance to win

a Gibson Flying V guitar.


The first 25 guitarists to arrive at 2 p.m. to The Zone can

participate in the competition. Contestants can bring their own guitar or

use a guitar provided by KROQ. Each contestant will have 90 seconds and

one amplifier.

In addition, KROQ will offer giveaways, including CDs from the movie

“Rock Star” and T-shirts, between 2 and 4 p.m.

The Zone is at 2148 Glendale Galleria Way. For more information, call



United Way recognizes Nestle USA

NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- United Way’s Pacesetters Program, a

philanthropic program for the Los Angeles business community, has

recognized Glendale-based Nestle USA as one of its 12 fund-raising


The companies, which raised a combined total of $7.5 million for

United Way, made a commitment to increase their corporate, employee and

leadership support by 10% and complete their fund-raising efforts by Nov.

30, 2001.

Nestle USA was joined by 21st Century Insurance, Accenture, Andersen

Consulting Co., Bank of America, county of Los Angeles, Deloitte &

Touche, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Holland & Knight LLP, Nossaman, Guthner,

Knox & Elliott, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Transamerica and Valero in the