Businessman named head of firm GLENDALE -- Mark...

June 17, 2002

Businessman named head of firm

GLENDALE -- Mark Higgins has been named president of Higgins,

Marcus & Lovett, Inc., a Los Angeles-based business valuations and

litigation consulting firm.

The Glendale native graduated from Glendale High School in 1981,

moving on to receive bachelor's and masters degrees from USC. After

several years of serving in management positions at Security Pacific


Bank and Wells Fargo, Higgins joined Higgins, Marcus & Lovett, Inc.

in 1994.

Higgins, who still lives in Glendale with his wife and two sons,

is the director of the Los Angeles Rotary and is a board member and

treasurer of the Florence Crittendon Center, a 110-year-old nonprofit

organization for young women and children.

Glendale merchant groups to meet

GLENDALE -- The Sparr Heights Business District Assn. and Downtown

Glendale Merchants Assn. will hold meetings this week.

Sparr Heights merchants will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today to

discuss traffic, parking, beautification and marketing. The group

convenes at Sparr Heights Senior Center, 1613 Glencoe Way. For more

information, call 249-8237.

Downtown Glendale merchants will meet Wednesday to discuss the

proposed Town Center project, an October event and Cruise Night. The

meeting begins at 2:30 p.m. at Giggles, 215 N. Brand Blvd.

For more information, call 427-2219.

SCORE to host workshop July 8

DOWNTOWN -- The Service Corps of Retired Executives will host a

workshop July 8 that will offer new business entrepreneurs

information on raising financing.

The workshop, led by Senior SCORE Counselor Bernard Krasnow, will

discuss Small Business Administration and bank loan requirements,

home equity loans, venture capital possibilities, limited

partnerships and other fund-raising possibilities.

The workshop costs $20 at the door and runs from 9:30 to 11:30

a.m. at 300 N. Brand Blvd. For more information, call 552-3206.

-- Compiled by Karen S. Kim

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