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THE818NOW
December 11, 2012
Thousands of people turned out for the inaugural Los Angeles Jingle Bell Run/Walk, a fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation that started at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. More than 2,000 people were expected to take part in the event on Sunday, which surpassed its $100,000 fundraising goal by generating $108,725 in support of the foundation's mission to prevent, control and cure arthritis and related diseases. Dr. Jim Sears, the Emmy nominated co-host of the talk show “The Doctors,” emceed the event as runners and walkers donned their holiday gear and took to the streets of downtown Glendale.
NEWS
By: B.W. COOK | August 27, 2005
The Arthritis Foundation of Orange County will join in a statewide bicycle tour, a total of 530 miles over eight days, leaving from San Francisco and finishing in Los Angeles. It's being called the Amgen California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour, set for Sept. 24 through Oct. 1. The bicycle tour will benefit the Arthritis Foundation, as team participants are committed to raising significant donor sums prior to the ride. One outstanding team is coming out of Orange County.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Ruth Sowby | October 18, 2011
Assistance League of Glendale members are a modest bunch. They don't usually blow their own horns. But on Oct. 11, they certainly did. A packed crowd of some 150 women and one man had the chance to hear about the league's philanthropy projects. League President Alma Tycer and Membership Vice President Rae McCormick welcomed members and guests. Each chairwoman described their program. Chairman Mary Margaret Smith described the league's monthly luncheons for seniors age 55 and older.
NEWS
July 28, 2000
Alexa Capeloto GLENDALE -- Church members often pray together, sing together and worship together. But run together? Four members of the Glendale Community Church of God are training to run a marathon in Dublin, Ireland, on behalf of the Arthritis Foundation. If each of the four raise $4200 for the foundation, they will be flown to Ireland for the Oct. 30 race. "This feels to me like a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," said Linda Morton, who is running with fellow church members Beth Horton, and Stan and Diane Kirschner.
NEWS
February 1, 2003
Daughters of the Confederacy to meet The Burbank Chapter of The United Daughters of the Confederacy, a national service organization for women who have ancestors who served in the Civil War with the Confederate States of America, is looking for prospective members. The next meeting will be a potluck luncheon at 10:30 a.m. today in a private home. The guest speaker will be Richard McMillan, professor of history at Los Angeles Pierce College. For meeting location and more information, call 843-5288.
NEWS
January 27, 2000
Jenna Bordelon Donna F. Damon, co-owner of the popular Damon's Steak House, has died. She was 76. She died in her sleep in Glendale on Jan. 20. The cause of death has not yet been determined. Damon grew up in Fairmont, Minn. and graduated from high school in 1941. In 1942, she moved to Glendale, where she met her husband, Loyal Damon Jr., while working in a local bank. Her husband's parents, Loyal and Mona Damon, opened Damon's Steak House in 1937.
NEWS
December 1, 2010
LaRee Janet Money entered into the presence of her Lord on Saturday, November 27, at the age of 78.  She was born in Glendale, California to Joana Heeb Warmack and William Penn Warmack on October 10, 1932.  She graduated from University High School in West Los Angeles and attended UCLA as an art major, where she was a member of Kappa Delta.  She met her future husband, Alba Earl Money, Jr. while working at Pershing Square Garage in downtown Los Angeles, and they were married on May 14, 1954 and settled in Burbank to raise their family.
NEWS
September 3, 2003
Ryan Carter Hernan Vasquez is going for a long bicycle ride, but says the pain of grueling hills will be nothing compared to what people with arthritis must endure. Vasquez, 52, of Glendale, is going to ride in the third annual Amgen California Coast Classic Bike Tour from Sept. 20 to Sept. 27. The 520-mile ride from Pier 39 in San Francisco to Universal Studios in Los Angeles brings together cyclists to benefit the Southern California Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation.
COMMUNITY
August 29, 2013
On Sunday morning, Mildred Grace Sokolow, having just celebrated her 97th birthday, passed away peacefully with her family at her side. Millie was born in Plankinton, South Dakota to Clarence and Adda Goodlad. In 1921 her family moved to Los Angeles and eight years later her brother John was born. In the late 30s, Millie met her future husband, Lewis Sokolow while on horseback at the Griffith Park Stables; they married in 1939 and had two children, Kent Erle and Gale Louise. While Lew was at war, Millie worked at MGM studios as a costume designer and seamstress.
NEWS
February 15, 2006
Physical activity is good for almost everyone. For many years it was thought that people with arthritis should not exercise because it would damage their joints. Now doctors and therapists know that people with arthritis can improve their health and fitness through proper exercise without hurting their joints. If you have arthritis or a related condition, regular physical activity is especially important. Exercise is beneficial because it can help: Keep your joints flexible; Keep the muscles around your joints strong; Prevent further deterioration of bone and cartilage; Improve your ability to do daily activities; and Improve your overall health and fitness by giving you more energy, helping you sleep better, controlling your weight, making your heart stronger, decreasing depression and improving your self-esteem and sense of well-being.
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COMMUNITY
August 29, 2013
On Sunday morning, Mildred Grace Sokolow, having just celebrated her 97th birthday, passed away peacefully with her family at her side. Millie was born in Plankinton, South Dakota to Clarence and Adda Goodlad. In 1921 her family moved to Los Angeles and eight years later her brother John was born. In the late 30s, Millie met her future husband, Lewis Sokolow while on horseback at the Griffith Park Stables; they married in 1939 and had two children, Kent Erle and Gale Louise. While Lew was at war, Millie worked at MGM studios as a costume designer and seamstress.
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THE818NOW
December 11, 2012
Thousands of people turned out for the inaugural Los Angeles Jingle Bell Run/Walk, a fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation that started at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. More than 2,000 people were expected to take part in the event on Sunday, which surpassed its $100,000 fundraising goal by generating $108,725 in support of the foundation's mission to prevent, control and cure arthritis and related diseases. Dr. Jim Sears, the Emmy nominated co-host of the talk show “The Doctors,” emceed the event as runners and walkers donned their holiday gear and took to the streets of downtown Glendale.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Ruth Sowby | October 18, 2011
Assistance League of Glendale members are a modest bunch. They don't usually blow their own horns. But on Oct. 11, they certainly did. A packed crowd of some 150 women and one man had the chance to hear about the league's philanthropy projects. League President Alma Tycer and Membership Vice President Rae McCormick welcomed members and guests. Each chairwoman described their program. Chairman Mary Margaret Smith described the league's monthly luncheons for seniors age 55 and older.
NEWS
December 1, 2010
LaRee Janet Money entered into the presence of her Lord on Saturday, November 27, at the age of 78.  She was born in Glendale, California to Joana Heeb Warmack and William Penn Warmack on October 10, 1932.  She graduated from University High School in West Los Angeles and attended UCLA as an art major, where she was a member of Kappa Delta.  She met her future husband, Alba Earl Money, Jr. while working at Pershing Square Garage in downtown Los Angeles, and they were married on May 14, 1954 and settled in Burbank to raise their family.
NEWS
By: B.W. COOK | August 27, 2005
The Arthritis Foundation of Orange County will join in a statewide bicycle tour, a total of 530 miles over eight days, leaving from San Francisco and finishing in Los Angeles. It's being called the Amgen California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour, set for Sept. 24 through Oct. 1. The bicycle tour will benefit the Arthritis Foundation, as team participants are committed to raising significant donor sums prior to the ride. One outstanding team is coming out of Orange County.
NEWS
September 3, 2003
Ryan Carter Hernan Vasquez is going for a long bicycle ride, but says the pain of grueling hills will be nothing compared to what people with arthritis must endure. Vasquez, 52, of Glendale, is going to ride in the third annual Amgen California Coast Classic Bike Tour from Sept. 20 to Sept. 27. The 520-mile ride from Pier 39 in San Francisco to Universal Studios in Los Angeles brings together cyclists to benefit the Southern California Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation.
NEWS
February 1, 2003
Daughters of the Confederacy to meet The Burbank Chapter of The United Daughters of the Confederacy, a national service organization for women who have ancestors who served in the Civil War with the Confederate States of America, is looking for prospective members. The next meeting will be a potluck luncheon at 10:30 a.m. today in a private home. The guest speaker will be Richard McMillan, professor of history at Los Angeles Pierce College. For meeting location and more information, call 843-5288.
NEWS
July 28, 2000
Alexa Capeloto GLENDALE -- Church members often pray together, sing together and worship together. But run together? Four members of the Glendale Community Church of God are training to run a marathon in Dublin, Ireland, on behalf of the Arthritis Foundation. If each of the four raise $4200 for the foundation, they will be flown to Ireland for the Oct. 30 race. "This feels to me like a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," said Linda Morton, who is running with fellow church members Beth Horton, and Stan and Diane Kirschner.
NEWS
January 27, 2000
Jenna Bordelon Donna F. Damon, co-owner of the popular Damon's Steak House, has died. She was 76. She died in her sleep in Glendale on Jan. 20. The cause of death has not yet been determined. Damon grew up in Fairmont, Minn. and graduated from high school in 1941. In 1942, she moved to Glendale, where she met her husband, Loyal Damon Jr., while working in a local bank. Her husband's parents, Loyal and Mona Damon, opened Damon's Steak House in 1937.
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