Burbank Coordinating Council celebrates 80 years
Representatives from government offices joined those from PTAs, religious organizations, businesses, and local nonprofits to wish happy birthday Monday to the Burbank Coordinating Council, which turns 80.
President Eileen Cobos welcomed the more than 50 members and guests to the event at the Little White Chapel Social Hall, where community leaders thanked the council for creating some of the vital and enduring programs that make the city such a great place to live...
|A volunteer carries a one of nearly 500 food boxes packed for |
needy families a Holiday Basket event four years ago.
(Times Community News / December 12, 2008)
The council received commendations from Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich.
Suzanne Dunwell, senior field representative for Gatto, said presenting a piece of paper wasn't enough to commemorate the council for all its efforts over the last 80 years.
"You deserve a special gold star in heaven," Dunwell said of the eight decades of service to the community. "It is truly commendable and sets an example for all."
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Mike Gatto is the chairman of the Appropriations Committee of the California State Assembly. He represents Burbank, Glendale, La Cañada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, Montrose, and the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Atwater Village, and portions of the Hollywood Hills and East Hollywood. www.asm.ca.gov/gatto