June 15, 2007
Whole Foods Market is serving a barbecue lunch to celebrate 20 years in the Glendale community and their first year in their new location at 331 N. Glendale Ave. in Glendale. There is a $5 minimum donation with proceeds going to support Whole Planet Foundation, a global non-profit organization dedicated to fighting global poverty. Being served up is an "all natural" barbecue lunch including a beverage and a slice of anniversary cake. The event is taking place at Thursday, June 28 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Whole Foods Market.
July 6, 2004
Whole Foods Market recently donated more than $4,000 to the YWCA of Glendale to support local programs that work to prevent domestic violence and provide cervical and breast-cancer screening for women. Whole Foods Market, 331 N. Glendale Ave., donated 5% of its sales Wednesday to the YWCA of Glendale. Most of the funds will help support the organization's Domestic Violence Project, which includes a crisis shelter and a transitional housing shelter, counseling and education for women who have been the victims of domestic violence and their children.
August 2, 2006
Cookin' With Cutty at Market Tennis professional Barry Cutler, creator of the "Cookin' With Cutty Show," will kick off the second annual Keiki SuperChef competition with a smoothie demonstration and a cook-off between two children at 10 a.m. Thursday at Whole Foods Market in Glendale. The demonstration and cook-off will promote the Keiki SuperChef Contest, a competition where children have the chance to show off their culinary expertise. Whole Foods Market is at 331 N. Glendale Ave. For more information, call (818)
March 2, 2007
At the most recent Glendale Unified School District, Whole Foods Market in Glendale presented a check in the amount of $5,405.40 to benefit the Glendale Educational Foundation. The store sponsored a Community Support Day where they contributed five percent of the day's sales to the foundation. The money was targeted for three schools: R.D. White and Verdugo Woodland Elementary schools and Wilson Middle School. "I just chose schools that were close to us," said Becky Feliciano, marketing supervisor for Whole Foods Market.
December 14, 2002
Ben Godar Whole Foods Market and the Glendale Police Department are teaming up to bring one Glendale family as much Christmas joy as they can. The store will collect food and wrapped presents through Tuesday for a disadvantaged family. Once the collection is complete, a team will fill the family's house with food, presents and even a Christmas tree. "We want to give them as much Christmas as we can," Whole Foods Marketing Specialist Becky Feliciano said.
June 28, 2004
A STOMPIN' FOURTH AT DESCANSO The Firehouse Stompers will celebrate America's independence with a Fourth of July performance Sunday at Descanso Gardens. The Dixieland jazz band will bring their on-stage antics and quirky humor to Descanso's Under the Oaks Theater for a 2 p.m. performance. Complete with an old-fashioned firehouse siren, the Firehouse Stompers feature a sousaphone, cornet, clarinet, trombone, banjo and piano. The concert is free with admission to the gardens, which costs $6, $4 for seniors and students and $1.50 for children 5 to 12. Descanso Gardens is at 1418 Descanso Drive in La Canada Flintridge.
November 12, 2005
An 82-year-old Glendale woman was found unharmed at Whole Foods Market Thursday night, eight hours after her family reported her missing from her Mariposa Street home, police said. Helen Henry left her home at Glen-Park Retirement Community, on Mariposa Street, at about 2:15 p.m. Thursday, Glendale Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. Henry, who suffers from severe Alzheimer's disease, somehow made her way to the Whole Foods Market, at the 300 block of North Glendale Avenue -- nearly two miles away -- and sat there for at least three or four hours until police were notified of her whereabouts, Lorenz said.
January 24, 2005
Habitat for Humanity to host fundraiser San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity will host a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Feb. 10 at Baja Fresh on 114 S. Brand Blvd in Glendale and 2637 Foothill Blvd in La Crescenta. 15% of the proceeds will go to Habitat for Humanity. The group has also hosted fundraisers at Souplantation, Panda Express and Chevy's and had raised almost $1,000. The Pasadena-based San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity is an affiliate of the international organization Habitat for Humanity.
December 13, 2003
Police continue to investigate shooting NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Police continued Friday to investigate a shooting that resulted in the arrest of two men. A court date is pending for Vardan Mamikony Manoukyan, 44, and Suren Manoukyan, 22, of Glendale, who were being held Friday at Glendale City Jail on $50,000 bail. Police believe the two men shot at another man in the 1000 block of Elm Street about 1:10 p.m. Wednesday. The victim was not found when police were called to the scene but officers located him later in an adjacent apartment building, Glendale Police spokesman Sgt. Kirk Palmer said.