This year’s theme was “Everything’s Coming Up Roses.” Participants included more than 80 members of the college faculty, staff and administration.
The Patrons Club’s biggest booster, college Supt./President Emeritus John Davitt, could be found selling opportunity prize tickets in shirt sleeves and straw hat. GCC alumnus and City Councilman Dave Weaver put in a welcome appearance.
Members of the GCC Board of Trustees present were Anita Quinonez Gabrielian, Vahe Peroomian, Armine Hacopian and Tony Tartaglia.
Glendale Unified School Board members present were Joylene Wagner and Mary Boger.
Working hard behind the scenes were Patrons Club President Judy Gorham and Chairwomen Betty Musacco and Marianne Jennings. First Vice President Margaret Hammond sold opportunity prize tickets. Glady Kabateck played the piano.
Highlighting the program was the fashion show with fashions provided by Holiday Hats and Gowns of Montrose.
Jill Benone provided informative fashion show commentary as each model glided down the runway. And none other strutted her stuff with more style than statuesque Supt./President Audre Levy. But bringing down the house had to be 102-year-old model Gertrude Ness escorted by Schlossman.
Proceeds will go toward scholarships and grants-in-aid for students at GCC. Last year’s proceeds totaled $22,700.
Glendale Beautiful was one of the first organizations to have its monthly lunch at the newly remodeled Joe Bridges Clubhouse in Glenoaks Park on Nov. 5. Lunch was provided by San Marino Caterers.
The speaker was provided by the city of Glendale.
Robert McFall, assistant city manager, described the city’s acquisition of the old Rockhaven Sanitarium in Verdugo City in order to restore and preserve the site.
Glendale Beautiful officers present included President Gladys Wymore, Vice President Doris Twedt, Secretary Jim Reichgelt, Treasurer Myra Kendall, Parliamentarian Bob Lemke and Inspiration Speaker Lynda Burns.