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Congratulations: Girl Scout refurbishes area for cancer patients

August 14, 2010

Girl Scout Kristine Locker, of La Cañada Flintridge, a senior at Sacred Heart Academy in La Cañada Flintridge, refurbished Ingeborg's Place Apart — a relaxing area for cancer patients at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Completing the project earned her the Girl Scout's Gold Award.

Kristine took on the task of refurbishing the room with new paint, flat-screen TV and sconces for wig models. She raised all the funds for this project by recycling — which she started in her freshman year.

Glendale Adventist Medical Center's Cancer Services hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday to celebrate Ingeborg's Place Apart's new location, 311 A Merrill Ave., Glendale.

Located in the Center for Cancer Services, Ingeborg's Place Apart provides a relaxing and supportive environment for patients, family members and friends to access a library of patient educational materials, including books, audio/video an online resources. Patients can also access a variety of specialty image enhancement products, including wigs, hats and scarves.

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These services were made possible by the friends and family of the late Ingeborg Nord Zerne, who died of pancreatic cancer in 2000.

Glendale youth accepted to county arts school

Gabriela Campo, daughter of Ken Campo, senior vice president and manager of West Coast Operations at Questar, has successfully won admission to the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Beginning this fall, Gabriela will study music in the vocal department. Her admission is the culmination of a rigorous process of juried auditions.

Gabriela lives in Glendale with her father Ken, mother Linda and younger sister Maria. Gabriela has just completed eighth grade at Incarnation Catholic School. Her extracurricular activities include the Incarnation Catholic Church Choir, the Stepping Stone Players theater group, Girl Scouts and the Heart & Sole charity singing/dancing group.

Founded in 1985, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts is a tuition-free public high school. It has received many accolades including the California Distinguished School Award, the Golden Bell Award, the Bravo Award and was named a Grammy Signature School.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2010, Questar Entertainment maintains offices in Chicago and Burbank. For more information, visit http://www.questarentertainment.com.

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