CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 30, 1993 |
A $1-million low-interest loan from the state will be used to buy a new building for the Verdugo Mental Health Center in Glendale, the clinic's executive director said Wednesday. The center will move its operation for 600 adult patients to the new site at 1538 E. Colorado Ave. in the spring, Lynn Brandstater said. "We'll be able to move people into treatment faster, and it will be easier for families to receive treatment together," Brandstater said.
July 1, 1993
The Glen Roberts Child Study Center of Glendale has received a donation of $12,000 from Las Candelas, a philanthropic organization. The center, a facility of the Verdugo Mental Health Center, treats children suffering from a variety of psychological disorders. The money will be used for summer camp grants, therapeutic play equipment and to help offset the cost of a postdoctoral chair position.
July 28, 1996
John Robert "Bob" Springer, 82, former Glendale city councilman and businessman. A native of Upland, Springer served as an Army captain during World War II. Establishing himself in Glendale, he was president and chief executive officer of Glendale Laundry & Dry Cleaning and Burbank Laundry. He headed the city's Republican Central Committee and was the first president of the Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. Gov. Ronald Reagan appointed Springer to the California Veterans Board for three terms.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 1994 |
The Verdugo Mental Health Center's Arden House, a Glendale day-rehabilitation program for those suffering from schizophrenia, anxiety disorders or severe depression, will hold two fund-raisers this week to supplement a limited government-subsidized budget. The first event, a dinner benefit at a local Sizzler Steak Restaurant, is tonight. The second will be a square dance at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Eagle Rock on Sunday afternoon.
September 16, 1993
Olivia Loewy, Ph.D., has been named clinical director of the Verdugo Mental Health Center in Glendale. Loewy has worked with the center for the last 20 years in a variety of positions. She most recently served as consultant to the center's Positive Directions Community Counseling Center. Loewy will oversee all of the center's programs, including the Glen Roberts Child Study Center, Arden House, the VMHC Drug Free program and the Verdugo Psychotherapy Institute. * Blaine A.