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Film series benefits needy

August 07, 2012|By Joyce Rudolph
  • USC Trojan Guild board members ready to start the new year are, from left, Glendale residents Marilyn ODriscoll, product sales treasurer; Carol Thueson, Reflections; Janet Eddy, past president; Gloria Phillips, corresponding secretary; and Burbank resident Leslie Lilly, product account treasurer.
USC Trojan Guild board members ready to start the new year… (Courtesy of the…)

Glendale Arts kicks off a month-long film series tonight and along with providing a family-friendly event, it also will help the needy.

Through a partnership with Tegan Summer Productions, Glendale Arts will show four American classics at the Alex Theatre. The first film is “The Sound of Music.” It screens at 7 p.m. tonight.

Subsequent titles are “E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial — 25th Anniversary Screening,” at 7 p.m. Aug. 15; “The Princess Bride,” at 7 p.m. Aug. 22; and “The Neverending Story,” at 7 p.m. Aug. 29.

Patrons who bring canned goods to any of the screenings will receive a coupon good for $5 off tickets to any of the Glendale Pops Orchestra concerts. The canned goods will go to the Glendale Salvation Army Food Bank.

Tickets for each screening are $12 for adults and $8.50 for children and seniors, plus a $2.50 per-ticket facility/restoration fee. Tickets can be purchased at, or in person at the Americana at Brand concierge desk in the Grand Lobby.


Purchase tickets to the entire series and get one screening free. Tickets to the full series are available at, or in person at the Americana at Brand concierge desk in the Grand Lobby.

USC Trojan Guild prepares for new year

USC Trojan Guild of Los Angeles officers are preparing for a new year under the theme, “TGLA Looking to the Future While Reflecting on the Past.” Leading the group is President Rosalee Perchersky.

Serving with her are President-elect Christine Offiesh; Patricia Dowling and Patti Poon, sharing first vice-president – programs; Jean Ann Holbrook, second vice-president, sales products; Jean Getchell and Sandi Hampar, sharing third vice-president, scholarships; Marilyn Wallace and Margie Moore, sharing fourth vice-president, membership; Mary Indenbaum, recording secretary; Gloria Phillips, of Glendale, corresponding secretary; Jolene Irwin, treasurer; and Janet Eddy, of Glendale, parliamentarian. Others serving as officers are Marilyn O’Driscoll of Glendale, product sales treasurer; Carol Thueson of Glendale, Reflections; and Leslie Lilly, of Burbank, product account treasurer.

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