Pacoima Lutheran Hospital

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Pacoima Lutheran Hospital - Sunday, December 3, 1972--Van Nuvs (Calif)...
Sunday, December 3, 1972--Van Nuvs (Calif) NI-Wi Cf T H E , WIELDING golden shovels [or groundbreaking at New Pacoima Memorial Lutheran Hospital site from left are Cindy Solomon 16. Verdugo Hills High School; Eileen Washington in, Charles Maclay The News phcto Junior High School: Robin Myers 14. Pacoima Junior High School: Kent Watts 11, Fenton Are. School: Valerie Polischer 12. Brainard St. School, and Rev. John G. Simmons, administrator. Ground Broken for New Pacoima Lutheran Hospital By LOKNA AFPEK L A K E VIEW TERRACE TERRACE -- Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Pacoima Memorial Lutheran Lutheran Hospital were conducted conducted here yesterday by the "students of today for the Hospital of Tomorrow." Tomorrow." Students of Pacoima Junior Junior High School, Charles M a c l a y J unior High S c h o o l , Brainard S t . S c h o o l . Fenton Ave. School and the Sunair Home for Asthmatic Children Children provided the major portion of the program and manned the shovels for the actual ground breaking ceremony. Play Anthem The Rev. John G. Simmons, Simmons, hospital administrator, administrator, was master of ceremonies ceremonies welcoming guests and introducing the various various student groups. Ceremonies began with Thieves Force Entrance, Steal $2420 in Items Burglars broke into the home of Russ H. Pierce, 10544 Woodman Ave., Mission Mission Hills, and took stereo e q u i p ment a n d other items valued at S2420, police police reported yesterday, vestigating officers said into who oper missing were 3 multiplex tape pipe- pendant, watch, a movie camera and two wrist\vat wrist\vat he?. the home was broken late Friday by thieves apparently f o r c ed a door. Listed as a turntable, receiver, a recorder, a water used for smoking, a t h e X a tional Anthem played by the Pacoima Junior Junior High School Band, directed directed by Delbert Price. T h e R e n ewal o f t h e Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was led by Col A l b e r t N. Elton, invocation invocation was offered by the Rev. Hillery T. Broadous. Broadous. a member of the hospital's hospital's board of directors and pastor of Calvary Baptist Baptist Church. T h e Pacoima Junior High School choral group, directed by Paul Morse p r P s e n ted "Heavenly L i g h t " followed by the s t u d e n t government pupils pupils of Pacoima recounting the i n c i d e n t s of the air- p l a n e crash in January ]n."i7 which gave rise to the development of the original Pacoima Lutheran Hospital. Represents Home The s t u d e n t s managed to project their portion of the program despite difficulties difficulties with the public address address system. I v a n M a n u e l , representing representing the Sunair Home for Asthmatic Children which has a cooperative program with the hospital, made a hit with his brief speech. Mrs. Bartha B. Bankston of Fenton Ave. School led the students of Brainerd St. School and Fenton Ave, School in singing "This Land Is My Land.' 1 Senator Remembered Among those introduced by Rev. Simmons were the chief of staff of the hospital, Harold M. Cohen MD and Councilman Louis R. Nowell. (First District!. Rev. Simmons paid tribute to the memory of those lost in the Pacoima Junior H i g h S c hool airplane crash, in the 1971 earthquake earthquake and other departed members of the staff and friends of the hospital. He made special men- tion of the late State Sen. Tom Carrell who. Rev. · Simmons said, devoted his personal efforts to the hospital, donating about S30.000. A portion of the pediatrics wing of the new facility will be dedicated to the late senator's son who preceded him in death. Students Speak Other participants included included Rose Leiss, of Verdugo Verdugo Hills High School, who conducts a health t r a ining project which gains practical knowledge at ihe hospital and Sharon Timar. a participant in this das-. Students in the leadership leadership class at Charles M a c 1 a y .1 unior High School presented personal case histories associated with the'hospital. Students s p e a k i n g were Tracy Gray. Pam Edwards. Craig McNeils, Nicole Chaney. Dignitaries Attend D r . George Schecter presented a poem titled "In the Beginning." In his response Rev. Simmons s a i d t he highest goal which a hospital can have is to provide intelligent, loving care to the whole person. Among notable commu- n i t y members present among guests were former Congressman Everett Burkhalter, Burkhalter, Harvey \Vertz. A l a n Robbing, Pauline Taylor, former chamber of commerce manager. Postin Postin a s t er Xancy Avery. Marilyn Slay/ton, president of the Pacoima Business and Professional Women's Club: Virginia Jones of Beta Phi Sigma business women's sorority; David Enzer. chamber director; Bill Steward, chamber director director and president of the Pacoima. Arleta, Lake View Terrace Coordinating Coordinating Council. Completion of the new 204 bed facility is scheduled scheduled for June 1975. YARDAGE BARN OLDEST L A R G E S T FABRIC STORE IN VAN NIJYS 7052 Van Nuys Blvd. One Block South Sherman W,-jy GLITTER SHEER PRINTS RED LACE TABLE CLOTHS CHRISTMAS PILLOWCASE PRINTS ANIMAL FURS 58 WIDTH MACHINE WASH PILLOWCASES T A B L E C L O T H S 29 yd

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  1. Valley News,
  2. 03 Dec 1972, Sun,
  3. Page 64

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