June 23, 2005
GLENDALE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Glendale Memorial Hospital is looking for volunteers to work as sales clerks at the gift shop and help in the administration office and perform clerical duties. For more information, call Heidi Gonzaga at (818) 502-2207. GLEN-PARK RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES Four of the Glen-Park retirement communities are looking for volunteers to work in an atmosphere of love and understanding. Volunteers can spend their time doing activities, writing a letter, or just sitting and talking to a resident.
March 3, 2006
A donation by area Vons stores will help to fund cancer awareness programs at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. "We are just thrilled to receive this wonderful donation from Vons," said Melina Thorpe. "This gift is very much appreciated." Vons was scheduled to present a check to the hospital at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. Employees at Vons stores in District 47 which includes locations in Los Angeles, Hollywood, Pasadena, Burbank, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, conducted a variety of fund-raisers to bring in more than $82,000 for Glendale Adventist Medical Center.
May 22, 2001
Alex Coolman NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- Glendale Adventist Medical Center was the recipient of a $2.5-million gift in late 2000, a donation made by a former Eagle Rock resident who was once a patient at the center. Aeola O'Harn, the hospital's benefactor, died in 1999 after moving to Missouri. She came to Glendale Adventist in 1995 for cardiac care and was treated by Dr. Hugo Riffel-Dalinger. In a gesture of appreciation for the treatment she received, O'Harn left $2.5 million of her estate to the hospital's Heart and Vascular Center.
November 13, 2009
Trail of blood leads police to man A 20-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Wednesday after cutting himself while allegedly burglarizing a local pharmacy and leaving a trail of blood, police said. Artin Simonian allegedly broke the front window of the Pacific Medical Pharmacy on the 1100 block of Pacific Avenue at 4:03 a.m. Wednesday and seriously cut himself, leaving splashes of blood, Police Sgt. Vahak Mardikian said. A box of syringes, the antidepressant drug Prozac and other prescription medications were stolen, Mardikian said.
September 9, 2000
Judy Seckler GLENDALE ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER -- In this fast-paced world, Glendale Adventist Medical Center offers a way to get new mothers back on their feet quickly after child-birth. The program, called "Fit for Birth And Beyond," is taught by physical therapist Karen Klingman. The class focuses on flexibility and strengthening muscles in the back, arms and pelvis. "It's just the right level of exercise," class member Idet Keshmeshian, 28, said.
March 13, 2000
Paul M. Anderson GLENDALE -- When Dr. David Igler thinks back on all the years he has volunteered his time at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, one memory stands out. "Four or five years ago there was a woman and her daughter who feared for their lives," Igler said. "The husband had left and was planning to come back to the house but, unfortunately, she left the dog behind." The woman ran to a phone and tried calling several places for help without luck since it was late on a Friday night.
April 18, 2007
GLEN-PARK RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES Four of the Glen-Park retirement communities are looking for volunteers to work in an atmosphere of love and understanding. Volunteers can spend their time writing a letter, or just sitting and talking to a resident. You can play games, dance, have sing-a-longs and be a friend. For more information, call Andie Stoll at (818) 246-9000. The Glen-Park Retirement Communities are at 1250 Boynton St., Glendale. THE ALEX THEATRE The Alex is seeking volunteers to greet patrons, take tickets, answer questions, show people to their seats and create a welcoming environment for patrons.
August 12, 2000
Amber Willard DOWNTOWN -- The Glendale YWCA and state Sen. Adam Schiff (D-Glendale) are partnering to organize a women's health and resource fair next month. The fair, which will include free screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol and body fat, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 9 at the YWCA at 735 E. Lexington Drive. Free mammograms will also be available with an appointment, which can be made by calling 242-4155. Medical services will be provided by Glendale Memorial Hospital, Glendale Adventist Medical Center and Verdugo Hills Hospital.
April 7, 2000
Buck Wargo GLENDALE ADVENTIST -- Glendale Adventist Medical Center raised more than $150,000 at its annual gala Sunday. The dinner and charity auction that featured singer Frankie Avalon and Christopher Nance, NBC Channel 4 weather caster, benefited the Medical Technology Fund for the hospital's critical care patients. More than 500 people attended the event at Hilton Glendale to celebrate the hospital's foundation. During the event, Janzen, Johnston & Rockwell Emergency Medical Management Services received the Erwin J. Remboldt Founder's Award in recognition of leadership and philanthropic activities, said Chris Murray, the foundation's president.