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									                   B   O A R D            A N D   C   O M M I T T E E     M    E E T I N G S
        All meetings held in Valley Village’s conference room at 20830 Sherman Way unless otherwise noted.
                    June 28 • 6:30 p.m.                                         July 19 • 6 p.m.
                       Valley Village                                      Valley Village Foundation

                     Board of Directors                                        Board of Directors
                                                                                                                         VOLUME 2-              •    NUMBER 2                                                            S P R I N G                    2 0 0 7

                                                                                                                                                      ANNUAL LUNCHEON • JUNE 23, 2007

                                                                                                                                                   alley Village and the Leo Buscaglia               two and a rental car. Your hideaway is a contem-
                                                                                                                                                  Foundation have joined forces in their             porary tri-level $4 million estate that offers stunning
CLIENTS HOLD A CAR WASH                                                                                                                            quest to help people. This year's Annual
                                                                                                                                        Luncheon at the Sheraton Universal in Universal City
                                                                                                                                                                                                     views of the pristine waters of Lake Tahoe and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                     towering mountains that frame it. The private se-
                                                                                                                                       will provide support for both organizations. The fes-         cluded and serene mountain hideaway is near Incline
                                                                                                                                       tivities begins at 10 a.m. with shopping at boutiques         Village. Relax and enjoy the scenery and indulge in
                                                                                                                                       where you will find unique clothing, jewelry, purses,          the many pleasures of Lake Tahoe. The three-bedroom
                                                                                                                                      ceramics, candles, and other hand crafted items. There         retreat accommodates six adults. There is a media
                                                                                                                                      will also be a drawing for beautiful gift baskets.             center, library, fireplace, gourmet kitchen, and a stun-
                                                                                                                                        Bob Saget, known world-                                                                  ning dining and living room
                                                                                                                                      wide for his television roles,                                                              with panoramic views. Lake
                                                                                                                                     will again be the MC. He                                                                     Tahoe Estate and round-trip
                                                                                                                                     set a precedent by simulta-                                                                  for two on Southwest Airlines
                                                                                                                                     neously starring in two top-                                                                 courtesy of Joan Winchell.
                                                                                                                                     ten primetime series—on                                                                      The rental Car is courtesy of
                                                                                                                                     the eight-year run of sitcom                                                                 Enterprise Car Rental.
                                                                                                                                     “Full House” and as the host                                                                    An exciting feature of this
                                                                                                                                     of “America’s Funniest Home                                                                  year's live auction is a week
                                                                                                                                     Videos.”                                                                                     at the Golden Door Spa in
                                                                                                         NONPROFIT                      This year's Grand Prize is                                                                northern San Diego County.
                                                                                                              ORG.                    a 4-day getaway to a pri-                                                                   This is courtesy of Ginny
                                                                                                         U.S. POSTAGE                 vate estate at Lake Tahoe                                                                   Mancini.
                                                                                                              PAID                     plus air transportation for      The Grand Prize: The view from the living room at
                                                                                                        VAN NUYS, CA                                                                                                                  (Continued on page six)
                                                                                                                                                                        the $4 million Lake Estate in Lake Tahoe.
                                                                                                       PERMIT NO. 2654
  20830 Sherman Way
  Winnetka, CA 91306

                                                                                                                         "I’M LEAVING ON A JET PLANE": TRAVELS OF OUR CLIENTS
                                                                                                                                    esidents of our group                                              FL. "This is a wonderful
   • President's Message                                                                                                            homes have the oppor-                                              experience for our clients
       Page 2                                                                                                                       tunity to take to the                                              and enhances their normal
   • Executive Director's Message                                                                                        road and enjoy many of the sights                                             daily routine," says staff
       Page 3                                                                                                            around the country. Clients have                                              member Alex Krasnoshtein.
   • Donor Recognition                                                                                                   visited the zoo and Sea World in
      Page 4                                                                                                                                                                                     Clients at Disney World (l) and
                                                                                                                         San Diego, Las Vegas and Hoover                                         at the San Diego Zoo.
   • St. Patrick's Day
       Page 5                                                                                                            Dam, Disney World and Orlando,
   • Leo Buscaglia Foundation
      Page 6                                                                                                                            O U R M I S S I O N : VALLEY VILLAGE IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING THE INTERESTS AND
   • Valley Village Foundation                                                                                                                         WELL-BEING OF CITIZENS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
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                                                  THE VILLAGE SPIRIT - SPRING 2007                                                                                                                 THE VILLAGE SPIRIT - SPRING 2007

            VALLEY VILLAGE
                                          PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
          BOARD OF DIRECTORS              by Kitty Cooper

                                                                             pringtime        The results so far are interesting and indi-
               OFFICERS                                                      in Southern    cate a need for further planning and action.
              Kitty Cooper                                                   California     The largest single response was a concern
                President                                              – What a treat!      about what will be available for our clients
                                                                       For the members      as they age. Specifically, as health issues be-                                                         problems that most people encounter
                Ron Smith                                              of the Valley        come more significant, will Valley Village be
                                                                                                                                                      PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE                          beginning at age 60.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Our Endowment Grows
               Vice President                                          Village Board of     able to continue to provide residential care?             By Guenther W. Engel
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Recently, Valley Village mailed out

                                                                      Directors it is a     A joint committee of the Valley Village Board,                        Our second Legacy Brunch         a questionnaire to the parents of our                        $1 million
               Judi Prejean
                 Treasurer                                            time of renewed       the Valley Village Foundation Board, and the                          was held on March 4, at the      clients. The purpose was to encourage
                                                                      commitment to         administration is currently exploring various                          Porter Valley Country Club      parents to think about what they want
              Steve Beilinson                                         our fine organi-       options.                                                  (see pictures below). New members            for their sons and daughter’s future.
                 Secretary                                            zation. Our goal                                                                to the Legacy Group were recognized          Members of both Boards were very
                                                                      is to ensure that       The responses to a question about parents’              for their for commitment and were            pleased with the number of families                          $750,000
           BOARD MEMBERS                  Valley Village continues to provide the high      planning for the future when they are no                  individually introduced to the Board of      responding. Of the total responses,
               Brian Blake                quality programs for which it is known. That      longer able to care for or make decisions for             Directors for both Valley Village and        over 70 percent answered yes to the
            Larry Diamond                 includes strengthening, adapting and enhanc-      their disabled children were disturbing. Out              the Foundation. Other guests included        question “If they made arrangements
              Jeffrey Francis             ing the programs to meet the changing needs       of 69 responses to the question, 25% said                 administrators and staff.                    for their child’s care when they are
           Ramash Jayakumar               of our participants.                              they had no plans. What became clear is                      These guests were invited, not only to    no longer able to provide care.” Of
                Marla Kort                                                                  that families need information and assistance             help recognize and honor the mem-            the remaining replies over 20 percent
          Dr. Himadri M. Patel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  $500,000
                                            Keeping our goal in mind, the Board’s           regarding this important area. Even those                 bers of the Legacy Group, but also to        stated that they have not made any ar-
           Carson Schreiber               priorities are the same as I reported a year      parents who indicated that they have made                 hear our guest speaker, John Danner,         rangements at all.
                                          ago: 1) increasing family and community           arrangements, may have only very general                  a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He           If the statistics hold true to include all
              Fred Chapa                  participation in the activities of Valley Vil-    agreements with other family members.                     has over 30 years of experience in ag-       parents that did not reply to the letter,
                                          lage, 2) increasing the size and diversity of     To ensure continuing care at the level the                ing, disability and dementia, including      then approximately 90 to 100 families
            VALLEY VILLAGE                the Board of Directors, and 3) maximizing         parents wish, their planning must be more                 Alzheimer’s, and has worked on a spe-        have not made any arrangements for                           $250,000
             FOUNDATION                   the fiscal resources of the organization.          specific. Given that the vast majority (85%)               cial project with the Harbor Regional        their child’s future.
                                                                                            also responded that they expected their                   Center to develop and direct evalua-            Plan for your developmentally dis-                        $238,651 (04/07)
                                             We are making progress. It is my pleasure      disabled relatives to participate in Valley               tion services for the elderly develop-       abled child’s future, today!!! Valley Vil-
         HONORARY DIRECTOR                to welcome two new Board members: Marla           Village programs for their entire lifetimes,              mentally disabled.                           lage is doing it, the Foundation is doing
          Hon. Dennis P. Zine             Kort and Brian Blake. Marla, whose son is         we must address these issues. Preliminary                    His speech was informative and            it and many families are doing it. Are
         Councilman, 3rd District         in our residential program, brings a paren-       discussion on how best to disseminate the                 covered various aspects of aging both        you? If you have not made a plan, ei-
           City of Los Angeles            tal perspective as well as community and          needed information has begun.                             for the developmentally disabled and         ther financial or personal, please let us
                                          business experience to the Board. Brian, as                                                                 the general population. Everyone came        help. Our planning coordinator is Dick
            BOARD MEMBERS
                                          vice president for Human Resources at Telesis       Parent/family participation in the planning             away with a better understanding of          Bartus and he can be reached at his
            Guenther W. Engel             Community Credit Union, provides exper-           process is crucial. To facilitate this, the Board         not only what we may face in our own         Valley Village office: (818) 587-9450,
                President                 tise regarding our role as the employer of        of Directors has re-established the Client                lives but what our Valley Village clients    ext. 139 or at home: (661) 254-2900.
                                          the many people who make Valley Village           Services Committee comprised of parents                   will be facing in the years to come. Af-     Dick is available for discussions either
            S. Dwight Wheeler             function day to day. Both Marla and Brian         and other responsible family members from                 ter brunch, Valley Village's nurses said     on the phone or a personal visit to your
               Vice President
                                          are enthusiastic about their new positions,       both the residential and programs. This                   that they are already beginning to see       home. He can help prepare you for a
               Judi Prejean               and are already active participants on the        group, chaired by a Board member, will pro-               age related problems in our clients and      visit with your lawyer or he can help
                 Treasurer                Board.                                            vide information to the Valley Village Board              are addressing them.                         you find a lawyer that is experienced
                                                                                            and administration regarding current and                     In the past three months both the         with special needs for developmentally
               June Stanton                 In our efforts to provide the best programs     future operations and needs. A good start-                Valley and Foundation Boards have            disabled persons and one that would fit
                                          for the individuals we serve, in March we         ing place for the Committee is an analysis of             had a couple of combined meetings to         your budget.
              DIRECTORS                   sent a questionnaire to the families of all       the questionnaire responses, and suggestions              plan for the aging of our clients. I am
              Dick Bartus                 Valley Village residential and day program        for addressing any issues identified.                      sure that most, if not every family in the
          Dolores Zimmermann              participants. The initial response was strong                                                               Legacy Group, has made financial and                                 Kitty and Don Cooper.
                                          and more forms continue to trickle in. If you        It is critical for parents to have a voice in Valley   personal plans for the future well be-
            20830 Sherman Way             haven’t responded, you may still do so. (If you   Village. The parents who founded Valley Village           ing of their developmentally disabled
           Winnetka, CA 91306             misplaced your form, call Susan Basler for a      30 years ago have continued to be the backbone            children who are now approaching “old
    (818) 587-9450 • (818) 587-9184 Fax                                                                                                                                                            Councilman Dennis P.
                                          new one.)                                         of the organization. They are the folks who have          age.” By John’s definition, “old age”          Zine with Judy and
      The Village Spirit is designed by                                                                               (Continued on page Three)       for the developmentally disabled is              Russ Hawthorne.
     Bearsworth Communications, Inc.                                                                                                                  what he called the 40–60 connection.
             (818) 772-2678                        If you would like to have friends or relatives added                                               When a developmentally disabled
    www.bearsworthcommunications.com                                                                                                                  person reaches the age of 40, he or
                                                     to our mailing list to receive The Village Spirit,
          Visit our Web site at:                                                                                                                      she starts to exhibit the same aging
                                                please contact Susan Basler at (818) 587-9450, ext. 120.                                                                                                                                                  Councilman Dennis P. Zine
          www.valleyvillage.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      with Ruth Deel.
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    (Continued from page one)
                                                                             LEO BUSCAGLIA FOUNDATION                                            EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE
                                                                                                                                                 By Fred Chapa

                                 There will also be drawings for a                         r. Leo Buscaglia envisioned the Leo Buscaglia Foun-

                                 7-day fall cruise on Carnival Cruise                      dation years before it came to be. His greatest                                              tate-         While the court did not perse-        PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
                                 Line, a two-night Ojai holiday at                         hope was to set in motion an organization that                                              ments    vere in collecting payment, neither         (Continued from page Two)
                                 the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa and a           would dedicate itself to giving to giv-                                                                   of       did it waive or remove the fees. The         brought Valley Village to its present position as
                                 Hawaiian vacation at the Westin             ers. For over twenty years the founda-                                                             Account         current round of collection in most         a well-respected, professional and forward think-
                                 Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas.             tion has contributed to hundreds of                                                                have            instances covers current and previous       ing organization. Now it’s time to have the next
                                    The Title Sponsors for the luncheon      worthy causes with an emphasis in the                                                              recently        investigator costs and in some instance     wave of parents step up to carry us forward. We
                                 are Bank of the West, Citismithbar-         arts, humanities and education. The one                                                            been            the amount is well over $2,000. The         are blessed with numerous community members
                                 ney, Lee Hamer Memorial Charities,          requirement is that the recipient fosters                                                          mailed to       conservators or parents are not liable      who serve on our Board and support out activi-
                                 Marion Letsch, Ginny Mancini, Telesis       the spirit of giving by teaching and                                                               parents or      for the expenses of their adult chil-       ties. They bring various forms of expertise and
                                           Community Credit Union, and       inpiring others to do the same. Leo be-                                                            conserva-       dren.                                       compassion, but we need family involvement to
                                           Joan Winchell. Gold Spon-         lieved that only when we give joyfully,                                                            tors from             It is unfortunate that the current    ensure the programs we operate continue to meet
                                           sors are Coldwell Banker,         without hesitation or thought of gain,                                                             the Pro-        court correspondence to the parents         the needs of our loved ones.
                                           Humanomics, Inc., Northridge      can we truly know what love means.                                  bate Investigator’s Office of the Los           is often going to retirees who in many
                                           Kiwanis, Doctors Richard and            Leo was an incurable, hopeless romantic and believed,         Angeles Superior Court. Recipients of          instances have health problems which           Now for the fun! As chairperson for our annual
                                           Himadri Stringham and the         truly believed, in the goodness of people. He noted often in        these statements have inquired as to           are being exacerbated by the undue          fundraiser, I can tell you that Showtime! 2007 is
                                           Winnetka Neighborhood             his books and in his lectures that there is no shortage in this     their liability for the costs.                 pressure of the courts trying to collect    shaping up to be better than ever. This year, on
    Someone will win a holiday             Council. Silver Sponsors are      world of selfless individuals who contribute their time, money             In Conservatorships cases, the           on old charges.                             June 23 we’ll gather at a new location, the Sheraton
    at Ojai Valley Inn (top) and a         Bearsworth Communications,        and effort to help others in need. The many millions of hours       California Probate Code provides for                 In regard to the above article, I     Universal Hotel in Universal City. We’ll have our
    cruise on Carnival Cruise Line.        Inc.; Kitty & Don Cooper;         of volunteering and mentoring that take place each and every        reimbursement of such costs from the           acknowledge the help and guidance           trademark baskets, trip drawings, a magnificent
                                           Grub & Ellis Company;             day sent Leo into rapture, believing as he did that this was just   Estate of a Conservatee. However, if           of a successful attorney with years of      grand prize drawing, an exciting live auction, great
    Mike's Roofing; MMP Printing & Digital Graphics; Northridge               one more way that we manifest love for each other. And now          there is no Estate (and most Conser-           experience working with setting-up          entertainment, a scrumptious lunch, and much more. I
    Insurance Agency, LLC; Carson Schreiber; and Barbara &                   his foundation, that he fervently hoped would continue on its       vatorships cases of developmentally            Conservatorships and the related le-        look forward to seeing you all there!
    Dwight Wheeler.                                                          course even when he wasn’t around to direct things, has joined      disabled persons are only of the               gal services required in these matters.
          Valley Village assists people with developmental disabilities      with organization, Valley Village, and it is a perfect match.       Person and not of the Estate) then
    by providing day and residential programs that are warm and                    The Leo Buscaglia Foundation is dedicated to continu-         neither a parent nor a conservator
    nurturing. More than 30 since its founding, Valley Village has           ing Leo’s legacy of giving and loving. Over the years it has        has any personal responsibility to pay         FRED CHAPA
    grown to offer quality services for over 300 clients. It also serves     awarded organizations and individuals that will benefit by a         such costs. If a person receives such
    as a role model for other organizations for the developmentally          helping hand and will in turn offer a helping hand to others.       a Statement of Account and there is            HONORED FOR 25-
    disabled. For more information visit: www.valleyvillage.org.             For Leo this was a labor of love because he believed that           no Conservatorships Estate, it is sug-
          Los Angeles City Councilmember Dennis Zine is an honorary          people helping people was what it’s all about. Helping others       gested that a response be sent to the          YEARS OF SERVICE
    Foundation Board member                                                  overcome their limitations, not just to survive, but to thrive in   Office of Probate Investigations so
    and has worked with Valley                                               ways they didn’t think possible; bringing music and art and a       indicating.                                    TO VALLEY VILLAGE
    Village for several years. “I                                            love of learning into the lives of people of all ages who, for            If the conservatee is a minor or
    am proud to actively cham-                                               whatever reason, were missing those things; and always help-        ward, the Guardian may be respon-
    pion the efforts of Valley                                               ing with an emphasis on spreading the word that great things        sible. In all instances of persons who
    Village, where each client                                               are made possible with each and every act of love and kind-         have requested information in this                                                           Fred Chapa receives a City Certificate of Ap-
    is recognized as a valuable                                              ness, whenever and wherever they happen.                            matter, the conservatee is an adult                                                          preciation from his staff. Deb Donovan, Susan
    member of our commu-                                                           In joining hands with Valley Village, the Foundation has      and the parent or conservator is not                                                         Basler and Philip Motherspaw.
    nity,” says Zine. “I remain       Los Angeles Counclman Dennis P.        discovered a natural ally and another hand to join with its own     responsible for the investigator fees.
    thoroughly convinced of the Zine (l- r), comedian Bob Saget,             in meeting the needs of people who require a little extra help.           In 1992, the court made a similar
    premium services that Valley and Valley Village Board Presi-             We have common goals and a common desire to foster the              attempt to collect the investigator’s
    Village provides to develop- dent Kitty Cooper.                          spirit of giving. This could be the beginning of a great friend-    fee. At the time the fee was $210 a
    mentally disabled adults, and                                            ship as well as a life-long association. Looking forward to         year. Dolores Zimmermann, a parent,
    am committed to helping the organization in furthering its mission.”     “Showtime” this year and hopefully, many more to come.              helped many of the other parents               Yolanda and Fred Chapa (l - r), Valley
          The Leo Buscaglia Foundation fosters the spirit of giving                                                                              find legal advice to set-up Conser-             Village Board President Kitty Cooper
    to organizations whose goal is to enhance the spirit of caring                  LEO BUSCAGLIA                     LEO BUSCAGLIA              vatorships for their children. When            and Councilman Dennis P. Zine.
    and love within their respective communities. Leo Buscaglia was               BOARD OF DIRECTOR                  ADVISORY BOARD              the courts tried to collect the court
    a cheerleader for life and most closely associated with the                     William R. Boyd, Jr                 Warren Bennis            investigator’s assessment, Dolores                  A NOTE OF THANKS
    topic of love and human relationships, emphasizing the value of                   Paul A. Gilbert             Dominic & Suzanne Cortese      sought advice from Janice Salter, a
                                                                                                                                                 practicing attorney at the time. She            Yolanda and I thank the board, the
    positive human touch, especially hugs. The foundation has sup-                   John E. Halamka                  Shirley MacLaine
                                                                                                                       Celeste Racano            responded that: All of conserverships           parents, clients, and others who joined
    ported Pediatric Therapy Network, Child S.H.A.R.E., Center for                    Daniel Kimber
                                                                                                                       Mickey Rooney             were Limited Conservatorships of the            in the celebration of my 25th anniversa-
    Nonviolent Education & Parenting, and The Painted Turtle. For                    Stacy R. Kincaid
                                                                                                                       Marilyn Simcox            person only and most of the conserva-           ry at Valley Village. We will remember
    more information visit: www.leobuscaglia.org.                                     Ginny Mancini
                                                                                                                        Susan Sullivan           tee’s did not have an estate. All court         everyone when we take our vacation.
          Tickets are $75 per person. To purchase tickets for the                     Richard Simcox
    Annual Showtime Luncheon or to become an event sponsor, call                    Suzanne Torgeson                                             fees and costs were waived pursuant
    Susan Basler at (818) 587-9450, ext. 120.
                                                                                                                       EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
                                                                                                                                                 to court order.                                       Fred & Yolanda
                                                                                      Joan Winchell                       Jeff Jordan

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                                                     H       E R E           '     S          W          H O             '    S           H       E L P I N G   V   A L L E Y       V     I L L A G E

    Donor names comprise those who provided support to Valley Village
    from January 1 to April 30, 2007

    2007 ANNUAL APPEAL                                          TRIBUTES
                                                                                                                                                                ST. PATRICK'S DAY AT VALLEY VILLAGE
    Joan Campbell (matching gift)                               DONORS WHO HONOR:
    Mary & Thomas Emerson                                       Laura & Guenther Engel 50th Anniversary
    Mr. & Mrs. Light                                            Mr. & Mrs. LeRoy Bushong, Judy & Russ Hawthorne & Mr. & Mrs. Ed Zimmerman
    Mr. & Mrs. Mantor
                                                                Dorothy & Leroy Bushong 50th Anniversary
    Judi & Ron Prejean (matcing Bank of the West)
    Carson Schreiber                                            Jaretta Acosta, Frank & Doris Bostjancic, Mr. & Mrs. Henry Bronet, Louise
    Joan Schugel                                                Bushong, Jeanette Campbell, Mr. & Mrs. Terry Critchfield, Sylvia Dorfman,
    SUNLAND PROGRAM                                             Bonnie Ebrite, Mr. & Mrs. Guenther Engel, Mr. & Mrs. Willie Hamburger,
    Carson Schreiber                                            Judy & Russ Hawthorne, Mr. & Mrs. Joe Lopez, Mr. & Mrs. Vern Lovell, Norma
                                                                Ryals, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Shrubb, Mr. & Mrs. Larry Shrubb, Mr. & Mrs. Raymond
    GENERAL DONATIONS                                           Shrubb, Mr. & Mrs. Rex Skinner, Mr. & Mrs. Donald Standard, June Stanton,
    Mr. & Mrs. Charles Berglund                                 Martha Waugh, Larry Woertz, & Ed Zimmermann
    Mr. & Mrs. Leon Bush
    Councilman Tony Cardenas                                    Frieda & Oscar Fetter 60th Anniversary
    Leopoldo Daulo                                              Janet Rosmarin
    Faye Deane                                                  Aaron Lazaroff ’s Birthday
    Ruth Deel & Mary Banner (Altano House)                      Edith Tannenbaum
    James Domit                                                 Mary & Mary Rue 50th Anniversary
    Terry Gaddis
    Jeffrey Francis & Betty Guzzo                               Ann Hill

    Mr. & Mrs. Randy Haege                                      Bob Sharples Birthday

    Mr. & Mrs. Steven Kort (Archwood House)                     Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Smith
    Mr. & Mrs. Rogelio L. Pena                                  Tom’s Birthday

    Gloria Perez
                                                                Martha Waugh

    Rudnyk Family
    Mr. & Mrs. Ignazio Sammaritano

    Marion Schwanbeck
    Councilman Dennis P. Zine

    IN MEMORY OF:                GIVEN BY:
    Joe Belmont                  Mr. & Mrs. Ross Goldware
    Nina Critchfield              Mr. & Mrs. LeRoy Bushong
    Harry Dardis                 Martha Waugh
    Kevin Deel                   Ruth Deel & Mary Banner
    Marge Denemberg              Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Freeman
    Rebecca Fenton               Mr. & Mrs. Ross Goldware
    Robbie Hawthorne             Judy & Russ Hawthorne
    Harriet Kuramoto             Judith Smith
    Harriet Kuramoto             Mr. & Mrs. Derrick Fisher
    David Lazaroff               Aaron Lazaroff
    Nora Lazaroff                Aaron Lazaroff
                                                                          GRANTS FOR THE                              IN-KIND DONATIONS
    Margaret Murray                                                     SUNLAND EXPANSION                             Thank you to our computer
       (Jim Murray’s Mother)     Mary Sandorf                   SKETCH Foundation
    Robert Ottaviano             Mary Oliver
                                                                                                                      "guru," Guenther Engel, for
                                                                Sidney Stern Memorial Trust
    Betty Pinto                                                                                                       the donation of equipment for
       (Faye Deane’s Sister)     Jeanette Campbell                                                                    our clients.
    Betty Pinto                  Sylvia Dorfman
    Betty Pinto,
       (Faye Deane’s Sister)     Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Freeman
    Aunt Ola Pitchford           Mr. & Mrs. LeRoy Bushong
    Ben Saget                    Faye Deane
    Ben Saget
    Jack Watson
                                 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Freeman
                                 Julie Moldo Jones
                                                                         We apologize if your name was omitted. Please call Susan or Melanie at
                                                                               (818) 587-9450, ext. 120 so we may include your name in
                                                                                                                                                                          THANKS TO CANOGA PARK KIWANIS CLUB
                                                                                            the next issue of the Village Spirit.                                         FOR HOSTING THIS EVENT.
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