Burbank seniors, ages 55 to 99, were thanked for giving thousands of hours to the Retired Senior Volunteer Program during a luncheon last month at the Castaway restaurant.
The bell-ringing competition is on!
The Van Bloem Singers are completing their 20th season, having performed more than 600 shows for service clubs, retiree groups, volunteer organizations, charitable organizations and senior residences. New singers are always welcome.
Jennifer Mireles, of Burbank, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi honor society at Cal State Northridge.
A daylong festival of all things Nutcracker is planned by the Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre on Dec. 1 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale.
Vicki Miskimin has retired from the Burbank Police Department after almost 38 years and is settling into a more relaxed side of life.
Charities supported by the Burbank Elks Lodge will receive a portion of the proceeds made during a holiday boutique slated from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge, 2232 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank.
The Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Club outshined the competition when it celebrated its silver anniversary recently.
Avid readers of this newspaper know that Luther Middle School teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki received the National Teacher of the Year for 2012, but they might not know why.
The instrumental music associations of Burbank and Burroughs high schools are setting aside their crosstown rivalry this week and producing a fundraising jazz concert at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Burbank High School Auditorium.
The big football game Friday night between crosstown rivals Burbank and Burroughs high schools has an exciting new element this year with the newly formed Burbank-Burroughs Alumni Assn.
In conjunction with the national Family Promise's 25th anniversary, the board of directors of the local affiliate has changed its name from Family Promise of East San Fernando Valley to Family Promise of the Verdugos.
Performers from the TV and music industries are helping the organization Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter shout out about its recently launched campaign — “Love. Protect. Adopt.”
Keller Williams employees are again collecting toiletries, snacks, DVDs and books to send to military personnel serving abroad.
Burbank resident and poet David Meyerhof received notice more than a year ago from the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology that an award had been established in honor of his grandfather, the late Otto Meyerhof, and the honor was given to its first recipient recently.
Participants in next year’s Burbank on Parade will have a variety of options for decorating floats and other entries with the theme “Burbank — the City of the Future.”
Local dentist Bruce Lilly has started out his year as president of the Burbank Kiwanis Noon Club and has appropriately chosen as his theme, “The Year of Service with a Smile.”
La Providencia Guild's 66th annual fashion show on Oct. 20 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel should be the social event of the fall season.
Past president Brenda Lantieri earned a very special honor in return for her many years of dedication to the Burbank Noon Lions Club. Members gave her the Melvin Jones Fellowship award.
Nonprofit organizations are always looking for ways to make money for their philanthropies, and members of the Burbank Kiwanis for Fun and Burbank Kiwanis Noon clubs have a suggestion.
Cadet Christian King Beckler, son of Benjamin and Mollie Beckler of Burbank, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 25.
Burbank Sunrise Rotary celebrated 25 years of supporting local charities and raised more than $38,000 for Rotary International's polio eradication campaign during a dinner party earlier this month at the Holiday Inn Burbank — Media Center.
The Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. will have its annual Craft Faire and Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the float barn, located at 123 W. Olive Ave., to raise funds to build its 2014 float entry.
The Kids' Community Dental Clinic will benefit from its annual fundraiser called “A Night of Laughs, A Lifetime of Smiles” from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday at Flappers Comedy Club."
The Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic is a nonprofit organization serving Glendale and surrounding areas with member volunteers from many of the 26 sororities recognized by the National Panhellenic Conference.