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Cartoon Network Opens Its Doors For An Evening Selling Artwork to Benefit Family Service Agency

This Friday evening The Family Service Agency, will be the beneficiary of an evening presenting the sale of artworks from 100 artists at Cartoon Network Studios. The art reception includes refreshments, a unique art demonstration, and a silent auction to be held from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Cartoon Network Studios which is located at 300 N. 3rd Street, Burbank, CA.

A special feature during the auction is the availability of a limited edition print of Charlie Chaplin, by celebrity street artist,Mr. Brainwash.

Two Burbank artists, Chris Runco and Randall Williams will be recognized as Spotlight Honorees. Both have made significant artistic contributions and have a strong connection to the Burbank community.

The silent auction exhibition is an eclectic collection of artwork of diverse styles, medium and genre. Many contributing artists are studio artist from Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Disney. Also featured are the works from local artists, students, and community members.

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Brian Miller, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Cartoon Network has extended the invitation to the public. Miller said “We’ve filled the studio with lots of wonderful artwork, now let’s find the match for each piece to that special art lover, collector and friend all in support of the good work of the Family Service Agency of Burbank”.

Family Service Agency,  Burbank’s community mental health and wellness center, was founded in 1953, and is providing mental health care to our Burbank youth on 19 Burbank school campuses.

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

The proceeds from the evening will support the Art Therapy program at the Center.
Reserved tickets for the reception are $25.00 and available on line at www.FSAhealingarts.com or by calling 818-845-7671

Traffic Accident Results in Pedestrian Seriously Injured

Burbank Firefighters and Paramedics worked feverishly to free a trapped pedestrian who was standing at the base of the 3800 W Alameda Ave. “Disney” building at Kenwood Street, Kenwod Street  late Thursday afternoon.

Burbank Firefighters and Paramedics work to free a trapped pedestrian after this 2 car collision which also required ‘The Jaws of Life’ to free the driver.(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

The accident occurred in the intersection of Alameda Street and Kenwood Street and sent both cars up onto the sidewalk.  One of the cars struck two pedestrians, trapping one of them between the hood of the car and the wall.  The man, who suffered traumatic injuries to his leg, was transported by ambulance to the trauma center at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills.  The other pedstrian was also take to the same hospital.

A passenger in the car was also trapped in the vehicle.  Firefighters had to cut the person free from the car before transporting them to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center.

 The incident required a Fire Engine, two Truck Companies, and all three of Burbank’s Rescue Ambulances along with a Battalion Chief.  Burbank Police blocked the streets around the accident scene.

The names of the drivers involved and the victims have not yet been released by police.  The accident remains under investigation.

Burbank Firefighters and Paramedics work to free a trapped pedestrian after this two-car collision which also required the ‘Jaws of Life’ to free the driver.(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

The scene where a pedestrian was trapped against the hood of this car and the wall, following a two-car accident in the intersection of Alameda and Kenwood Street. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)