FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA

Local Business

Rio Vista Rotary hosts exchange student reunion

By From page A9 | August 18, 2014

RIO VISTA — Two Rio Vista Rotary Club exchange students from India returned to Rio Vista on Aug. 9 to visit their host family from 46 years ago.

Sham Goyal and Gajendra Singh, accompanied by Singh’s wife Vimla, visited Hank and Judy Tussy. Both exchange students went on to earn their doctorates in agriculture-related fields, with Goyal teaching at the University of California, Davis and Singh at the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok. They are now retired, with Singh a consultant to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, according to a Rotary Club press release.

Goyal and Singh stayed with the Tussys when Hank Tussy was president of the Rio Vista Rotary Club in 1968. They kept in touch and sent Christmas greetings every year, the press release said.

Do you have a Biz Buzz item? Reach Barry Eberling at 427-6929, or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/beberlingdr.

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.
LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | No comments

The Daily Republic does not necessarily condone the comments here, nor does it review every post. Please read our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy before commenting.

  • Recent Articles

  • Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email.

  • Special Publications »

    Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service (updated 4/30/2015) and Privacy Policy (updated 4/7/2015).
    Copyright (c) 2015 McNaughton Newspapers, Inc., a family-owned local media company that proudly publishes the Daily Republic, Mountain Democrat, Davis Enterprise, Village Life and other community-driven publications.