Dinner to honor community members MONTROSE...

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.

Gretchen Hoffman

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


Gary Moskowitz

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.

Gary Moskowitz

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.

Gretchen Hoffman

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