Members of the newly elected board of directors are President Judy Gorham, First Vice President Margaret Hammond, Second Vice President and immediate past president Betty Musacco, Third Vice President Pat Beggs and Geri Costello, Treasurer Shirley Wright, Recording Secretary Karen Wharton and Corresponding Secretary Celeste Brenner.
Publicity Chairwoman Flora Corsini helped arrange the picture-taking as each board member held up a letter spelling out “Patrons” and stood in a row.
Glendale residents attending were Ann Arrobio, Connie Batenhorst, Sue Borquez, Celeste Brenner, Melanie Brown, Donna Dieny, Lois Edwards, Carol Jean Felkel, Ethel Galleger, Vittoria Jardini, Marianne Jennings, Patricia Mack, Betty Myers, Nadia Myers, Gertrude Ness, Carolyn Payne, Ellie Pipes, Pauline Richardson, Diana Sertich, Lois Solomon, Lois Sullander, Marjorie Vickers and Angela Vukos.
The Patrons Club awards thousands of scholarship dollars every year to Glendale Community College students.
The joint was jumpin’ at the La Crescenta’s Woman’s Clubhouse on La Crescenta Avenue as some 85 members, husbands and guests turned out in 1940s costumes for their “Sentimental Journey” dinner dance on Saturday night.
A sumptuous meal of beef stroganoff, green beans almandine a la Sally Benson, rolls and yellow and chocolate cake for dessert was served buffet style. Large tables with red tablecloths scattered with 45 records from the 1940s were welcoming. Walls sported large framed photos of big band leaders from the era. The Crescenta Valley High School Jazz Band provided 1940s swing music led by instrumental music teacher Mathew Schick.