During the free ceremony, there will be musical entertainment,
guest speakers and refreshments.
VNACare Home Health and Hospice is a nonprofit home health agency,
which provides at-home health care for patients with insufficient or
no health insurance.
Hospice in the Home allows patients who are terminally ill to
remain at home while receiving professional care.
OPTIMIST HOMES BENEFITS FROM GALA
Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services' seventh Annual Mentor
Awards Gala, which honored David Milch and Bill Clark, executive
producers of the TV series "NYPD Blue," and L.A. County Supervisor
Don Knabe, generated more than $150,000 to support the agency's
services to youth.
More than 300 attended the October event at the Millennium
Biltmore Hotel, which was co-hosted by Esai Morales, a star of "NYPD
Blue," and KTLA News reporter Mindy Burbano Stearns. Co-chairs were
Larry and Barbara Moore of Rolling Hills.
Local supporters attending were Julie DeBoever of Burbank; William
H. Bertrand of Sun Valley, former principal of Burbank High School;
and Bruce Corbin, Ara Zenobians and Mark Edwards of Glendale.
Founded in 1906, Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services is a
private agency that treats youngsters in probation systems from
throughout California, providing treatment, education and support
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph