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The Salvation Army

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  • Organizations: Students win Noon Lion poster contest

    Burbank Noon Lions recently recognized local level competition winners in the annual Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest during an awards presentation on Nov. 22 at the Burbank Central Library. First-level winners are Tnick Trivimol, Jordan...
  • Group tries to fill food baskets

    Burbank's Coordinating Council is appealing for more volunteer support and donations as they try to bridge a food basket shortage before Christmas. Roughly 500 families with children in Burbank schools have applied to receive a holiday basket from the...
  • Bringing bicycles back to life

    Bringing bicycles back to life
    City employees spent the past several weeks at the Burbank Recycle Center using some elbow grease on a stack of nearly 80 bicycles to distribute as gifts to needy families. In preparation of the Burbank Salvation Army Toy and Food Distribution on Dec....
  • Around Town

    JAN. 9 MONDAY The Burbank Community YMCA offers Kettle Bell, Zumba and Ripped classes beginning today for members and non-members alike. Call (818) 845-8551, Ext. 553. JAN. 10 TUESDAY Jazzercise classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:15 p.m....
  • Following in father's footsteps

    Following in father's footsteps
    Burbank resident Don Russ said he became interested in woodworking because he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his role model — his father. Growing up, Russ said he always wanted to build furniture and help out his dad in his shop. To this...
  • Council approves homeless aid funds

    Council approves homeless aid funds
    The homeless winter shelter in Glendale has avoided a budget shortfall after the Burbank City Council approved $16,410 for a local outreach coordinator. EIMAGO, a subsidiary of the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles, also asked Burbank to help cover...
  • Sunrise Kiwanis all business over holidays

    Happy New Year to all of you! I hope you had a lovely holiday season and that Santa was good to you. It is hard to believe that with this column I complete my third year as your service club reporter, and that the February column will mark the beginning...
  • New members join Foothill Civitans

    Our Foothill Civitan friends have been keeping busy with different causes. After initiating three new members — Ann Marie Coppen, Muguet Fonteboa and Judy Torres — during their Awards and Installation in September, they have hit the floor...
  • Burbank shop owners partake in National Donut Day

    Burbank shop owners partake in National Donut Day
    Several local shops on Friday took part in National Donut Day — a celebration of the origins of that sugary, deep-fried bread that taunts dieters. National Donut Day dates back to the Great Depression when the Salvation Army started it as a...
  • Burb's Eye View: Bike Angels are thinking Christmas

    Just as Santa’s elves have to work all year to make their quota on Dec. 24, Burbank’s Bike Angels are already busy attempting to double their goal for delivering bicycles to kids this Christmas. In 2008, the Salvation Army placed an angel...
  • Bike Angels collecting bikes for kids

    Bike Angels collecting bikes for kids
    The Bike Angels are collecting bicycles and tricycles for children aged 2 to 17 at the Burbank Town Center this weekend. All bikes will be restored by the Bike Angels and donated to low-income kids through the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program. --...
  • Red kettle fundraising campaign kicks off in Burbank

    Red kettle fundraising campaign kicks off in Burbank
    Salvation Army Burbank kicked off its ubiquitous red kettle fundraising campaign Monday, with organizers hoping to do far better than last year, when donations came in well below expectations. This year, the local Salvation Army wants to raise $70,000 to...