Dinner to honor community members
MONTROSE -- The Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce will
honor residents who have made the community a better place to live
and work at its annual dinner Jan. 9.
Reservations must be made by Jan. 6 for the event, which begins at
6:30 p.m. at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club, 5500 Godby Drive
in La Canada Flintridge.
The chamber will also install its 2003 executive board and
directors during the event.
The event is $40 per person. For more information, call 249-7171.
New textbooks coming to high schools
GLENDALE -- The school board approved the purchase of new
textbooks last week that will become a part of Glendale Unified
School District's high school coursework in 2003.
The textbooks were recommended by the Secondary Education Council
and were reviewed by members of a curriculum study committee.
"Angela's Ashes," by Frank McCourt, will be added to the
12th-grade Advanced Placement English literature coursework, and
"Black Like Me," by John Griffin, will be added to 10th-grade English
"Vocabulary Workshop," by Jerome Shostak will be added to American
literature, English and English Honors classes at Glendale high
District employees movin' on up
GLENDALE -- Several Glendale Unified School District employees
have received promotions just in time for the holidays.
Mariam Saloomen has been promoted to Cafeteria Manager at Glendale
High School, coming from a similar position at Rosemont Middle
Maureen Anami will promote from her position as a school district
grounds supervisor to regional maintenance supervisor.
Rae Harris, formerly of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School
District, is the new program supervisor in early education and
extended learning programs for Glendale Unified.
Brand Library hosting art show
NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- The Brand Library Art Galleries is hosting
an exhibit showcasing the various art mediums on paper.
"Brand 32 -- Works on Paper" consists of 84 pieces of artwork
selected from almost 800 submitted from artists throughout the
This is the 32nd year of the exhibition, which includes
watercolors, collages, photographs and more.
The free display, which runs through Jan. 11, can be viewed 1 to 9
p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and 1 to 5 p.m.
Friday and Saturday. The library is at 1601 W. Mountain St.
For more information, call 548-2051.