The next luncheon meeting of the Glendale-Foothill Division of the California Retired Teachers' Association will be held Oct. 1 at the Elks Lodge, 120 E. Colorado Street, Glendale. Social time is 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon. All retired educators and administrators are welcomed.

The program will feature World War II veteran Charles N. “Norm” Stevens. He will speak on his experiences as a member of the 351st Bomb Group based in Polebrook, England.

To make reservations call (818) 841-1460.


Karen Whyte was recently installed as president of Las Candelas during a luncheon meeting in her La Cañada home. Presenting the gavel to Karen was the immediate past-president, Cathy Keen who has served as president for the last two years.

Joining Whyte on the 2007-08 board are: Diane Russell, first vice president, membership; Ellyn Semler and Jeannie Flint, second vice presidents, Hillsides activities; Patti McCormick and Debbie Hinckley, third vice presidents, Hillsides store; Glady Kabateck and Diane Endsley, fourth vice presidents, Sycamore activities; Louise Lewis and Ginger Whitesell, fifth vice presidents, Sycamore store; Cathy Keen, sixth vice president; Nancy Stone, recording secretary; Monica Sierra, corresponding secretary; Ann Jones, treasurer; Liz Reynolds, philanthropy treasurer; Diane Johnson, parliamentarian; Mary Lane, VMHC; Linda Gregg, YWCA; Sally Perkins, provisionals; Marilyn Butler, social; Bobbi Gangi and Marcia Lytle, press relations; Barbara Benz, historian; Esther Bowen, associate and life members; Judy Heyes, remembrance and telephone.

New provisional members Anna Brewer and Margaret Steenken were introduced by their sponsors.


The Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors will celebrate its 100th anniversary at its Centennial Gala on Oct. 20, at Pasadena City Hall.

A cocktail reception launches the festivities at 6 p.m. with special guest Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard.

The evening will continue with dinner, a video tribute of the association's history, and dancing to the live music of pop band “Impulse.”

Reservations are $150 per person and include valet parking, open bar, dinner, entertainment and dancing.

For more information or to RSVP, call (626) 795-2455.

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