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Charity

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  • Hospital guild hosts 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'

    Hospital guild hosts 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'
    La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles conducted its annual meeting and breakfast at Burbank's Castaway banquet center on March 10. Chairwoman Sue Ann Gordon and her committee decorated the room with Audrey Hepburn's movie, “...
  • Charity representatives meet with LFCU employees

    The Lockheed Federal Credit Union celebrated the success of their foundation in September when employees met with representatives of local charities that the foundation supports. The charities benefited by the foundation, LFCU Community Stars, include...
  • Burb's Eye View: Better charity through music and pancakes

    In the back corner of the John Burroughs High School courtyard, about as far as you can get from the stage and still keep an ear on the action, Connie Trimble packed up the last of her cooking utensils. On that stage all Saturday morning, the varied...
  • Blood drive organized to help children

    When 5-year-old Matthew Fernandez’s leukemia diagnosis because public in April, Michele Ramos knew she had to do more than just help the family with groceries. “You cannot help but look your children in the eyes and wonder if this could have...
  • Baskets delivered to families in need

    Baskets delivered to families in need
    Hundreds of volunteers participated in a long-standing tradition Saturday to provide holiday baskets and gifts to families in need during the holidays. Burbank firefighters, one of many groups involved in the Coordinating Council’s Holiday...
  • Providence getting noticed

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Pioneers boys' basketball team nets top ranking: In his first season as coach, Ernest Baskerville has Providence heading in the right direction. Behind talented players Patrick Gonzalez and Marcus Lovette Jr....
  • Memorial Field to take center stage after $12M overhaul

    Memorial Field to take center stage after $12M overhaul
    A year after breaking ground on a $12-million overhaul of Memorial Field, Burbank Unified is preparing to dedicate the athletic facility. District officials have issued an open invitation for the Feb. 25 ribbon-cutting ceremony at Burroughs High School,...
  • Realtors rally behind Habitat for Humanity

    While real estate agents are known for their professional service in the buying and selling of houses, rarely are they known for actually building them. That, however, was the case as members of the Burbank Association of Realtors (BAR) took up shovels,...
  • Saving lives in the long run

    It wasn't enough that Roy Wiegand endured a climb in altitude of almost 12,000 feet on a grueling 100-mile road run from the San Buenaventura Mission in Ventura to Mt. Pinos in the Los Padres National Forest. But he's taking on a second tough challenge,...
  • Charity league seeks mother-daughter teams

    Charity league seeks mother-daughter teams
    The Burbank chapter of National Charity League, Inc. is looking for mothers and daughters to join the organization. The chapter is hoping to recruit as many Burbank mother and daughter teams as possible. The membership drive is open to current sixth...
  • Local women make for a super Saturday

    Local women make for a super Saturday
    While the meeting of the gridiron gladiators from New York and New England dominated the social events of this past Sunday, just 24 hours earlier it was local women who were dominating the day as the Verdugo Glen Chapter of the American Business Women&...
  • Blood-drive battle begins

    Blood-drive battle begins
    The sixth annual Battle of the Badges took place Tuesday, an opportunity for all badge-carrying personnel and their friends and family to help the community by participating in a friendly competition to see which department can donate the most blood,...