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January 22, 2011

Society offers drawing for dinner at museum

The Glendale Historical Society is having a drawing for "A Candlelight Dinner for Two" served in the Victorian dining room of the Doctors' House Museum in Brand Park, redeemable in 2011 on a date of the couple's choice.

Tickets are $5 per ticket or five tickets for $20. The drawing will be held on Feb. 6 at the Doctors House. Winner will be notified by telephone.


To purchase tickets, call (323) 251-9697. Proceeds support the nonprofit historical society.

Course on mental illness offered

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Glendale will sponsor the national alliance's 12-week Family to Family Education Program from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, 1509 Wilson Terrace. The course is free.

The course will cover information about schizophrenia, the mood disorders (bi-polar disorder and major depression), panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder, coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse, medication information, communication skills, recovery and rehabilitation.

The course is for parents, siblings, spouses, teen-age and adult sons and daughters and significant others who caregivers of persons with mental illness.

To register, call Jonee B. Shady at (213) 251-6516 or e-mail

Professor presents music appreciation class

Ted Stern, professor of music at Glendale Community College, will conduct the off-campus music appreciation class for adults from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Tuesday beginning Feb. 15 at the Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church, 2700 Montrose Ave., Montrose.

This semester will cover "Film Composers and Other Related Stuff". The course ends May 31. The cost is $90. For information, call (818) 248-8110.

Business women raise funds for charity

The Verdugo Hills chapter of Business and Professional Women gathered for lunch and a holiday themed silent auction on Dec. 10 at Dominick's Italian Restaurant in La Crescenta.

Members and guests raised $815 at the auction, and the club matched $700 of its own, and divided the proceeds between Wellness Works of Glendale and Burbank Temporary Aid Center. Two separate gifts of $100 each from the club's treasury were given to the Walter Hoving Home in Pasadena, and Family Promise of the Greater San Fernando Valley.

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