Speaker Date Topic
Lucy Burghdorf, Public Affairs & Communications Aug 23, 2019
Hollywood Burbank Airport – Past Present and Future!

Lucy Burghdorf currently serves as the Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Hollywood Burbank Airport. She is the official spokesperson for the Airport and is responsible for communicating Airport messages to the media and public. She also contributes to the development of creative ideas to assist the Airport in reaching its strategic goals, promotes Airport relations with on-airport partners, local government officials, business and community constituencies, as well as planning and coordinating Airport utreach strategies. Lucy first joined the Airport staff in 1995, and has served as Community Relations Officer, Community Relations Manager, and Manager of Public Relations and Government Affairs. Lucy was instrumental in educating Burbank residents about Measure B, which Burbank voters approved in November 2016, allowing the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority to move forward and build a 14-gate replacement passenger terminal.

A lifelong Burbank resident, Lucy was educated in Burbank public schools and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of LaVerne. Very  active in her community, Lucy served as a commissioner on the City of Burbank’s Transportation Commission from May 2001 through July 2017, including serving as chairperson for two years. In July 2017, Lucy was appointed by the Burbank City Council to the Parks and Recreation Board and recently appointed as Chair. She also serves on the Verdugo Workforce Development Board, Burbank Business Partners Board, Burbank Adult School Community Advisory Committee, and the Burbank Hospitality Association, representing the Airport. In addition, Lucy is a board member on the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, and Universal City North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Lastly, Lucy has been a member of the Burbank Noon Kiwanis since 2003.

In November 2008, Lucy was named Burbank’s Woman of the Year by The Zonta Club of Burbank, and in 2009, Lucy was presented with the Golden Achievement Award from the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley.

Albert Hernandez Aug 30, 2019
Family Promise
Jim Collins, Kitchen United Sep 06, 2019
The Future of the Food Delivery Industry

Jim Collins is the founder, owner and operator of Town Kitchen and Grill in Montrose, CA, a 100 seat new American restaurant that recently won 10 best new American restaurants in Los Angeles. But that’s just his night job. During the days Jim has CEO’d a series of national, venture-backed distributed enterprises including Affinity Internet, a hosting company with more than 500,000 websites and Pictage, a B2B2C enterprise connecting professional photographers and their clients. Today Jim is CEO of Pasadena, CA based Kitchen United, a commercial kitchen outsourcer and operator serving the delivery, restaurant and entrepreneurial food community.

Sharon Townsend Sep 20, 2019 7:00 AM
Craft Talk
Dave Gallagher, JPL Sep 27, 2019
Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Recent Missions

Dave Gallagher is currently Associate Director for Strategic Integration at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Previously, he was the Director and Deputy Director for Astronomy, Physics, and Space Technology and before that he was manager of JPL's Advanced Optical Systems Program Office. Prior to that assignment, Gallagher was the project manager for the Space Interferometry Mission. He also managed the Spitzer Space Telescope, the Starlight project, the Pressure Modulator Infrared Radiometer instrument and Drop Physics Module reflight. In addition, he served as the integration and test manager for the Wide-Field/Planetary Camera 2 instrument, which corrected the spherical aberration for the Hubble Space Telescope. Gallagher received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Purdue University in 1982. After working for IBM for several years, he started and ran a software consulting firm until he joined JPL in 1989.

Andrea Amor Oct 04, 2019
District 5280's Humanitarian Trip Oct 11, 2019

Our Regular Club meeting has been moved to Wed Oct 16 for the Glendale Fire Department Awards Luncheon.

Please contact us at glendalesunriserotary@gmail.com if you are interested in attending.



Annual Club Vocational Faire Oct 25, 2019 7:00 AM
Tamar Kevonian Nov 01, 2019
Breast Cancer Survivor
Veterns Day Speaker Nov 08, 2019
Melina Sardar, M.A. CPLC Nov 15, 2019 7:00 AM
Craft Talk