April 28, 2011

Janice Malofsky-Berlowe, regional lead social worker for Fresenius Medical Care in Burbank, will receive the Regional Social Worker Award from the National Kidney Foundation.

Fresenius Medical Care North America is a network of dialysis facilities.

Malofsky-Berlowe has been involved in nephrology work since 1976. Over the course of her career, she has helped define the field of renal social work and has been a major influence on other renal social workers in her area.

She has been treasurer on the executive committee of the Los Angeles chapter of the Council of Nephrology Social Workers for over twenty years. In 1989, she was honored with her chapter’s Social Worker of the Year award for outstanding achievement. She is a master social work practitioner who has participated in several renal organizations, including the National Kidney Foundation, Network 18 Coalition and the National Organization for Renal Disease. She recently volunteered at the National Kidney Foundation serving Southern California and Southern Nevada’s inaugural Kidney Walk, raising funds and awareness.


Students perform in choir festival

Glendale High School choir performed in the Los Angeles Master Chorale High School Choir Festival on April 15 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and five of the students were selected by taped audition for the Festival Honor Choir, which was conducted by Music Director Grant Gershon.

They are Frankie Castro, tenor,10th-grader; Kevin Chung, tenor, 11th-grader; Jose Galvez, bass, 12th-grader; Sofia Rezvani, alto,12th-grader; and Ariana Verhauz, soprano, 11th-grader.

The festival showcased a choir of 900 students from 24 Southland high schools and a featured performance by 80-voice Festival Honor Choir.

Graduating from basic training

Air Force Airman Patrick Kim graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

He is the son of Annie Kim of La Crescenta and Don Kim of Los Angeles.

Kim graduated in 2009 from Crescenta Valley High School.

Navy Seaman Ara Monique Y. Sandel, daughter of Zosimo L. Sandel, of Glendale, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

Pastor joins Community Church

Pastor Shaun Hilby, 32, has joined Glendale Community Church of God.

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