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Scrapbook April 2014

By From page C2 | April 13, 2014

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Jana Huston, left, and Mathew Joaquin, of Fairfield, attend the Sons of Italy monthly meeting at the Fairfield Senior Center.

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Attending the Sons of Italy monthly meeting are Al Reginato, left, and Guido Colla of Fairfield.

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At the FaST Lion meeting on Feb. 26 at Mimi’s Cafe, FaST Lion president Jay Huyssoon, left, and FaST Lion Vice President Mary Lorenz, right, present Diego Ramirez with a check to the Cordelia firefighters for assisting with the FaST Lions annual crab feed.

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Maj. Mark Murphy spoke to the FaST Lions about the Travis Air Force Base Open House and Expo to be held May 4-5. The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will perform. This is one of the few air expos on the West Coast and is a thank you to the community. From left is FaST Lion President Jay Huyssoon and Murphy.

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The Society of Military Widows Cal Poppy Chapter No. 9 at the Founder’s Day luncheon March 1 at Twin Peaks Chapel at Travis Air Force Base. From left, Lori Gaines, president, Leni King, vice president, both from Fairfield.

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From left, Foy McNaughton, board member of Fairfield Community Service Foundation, and Tom Works, program manager with the city of Fairfield, accept a donation for Fun on the Run Kiwanis from Fairfield Past President Kristi Markel.

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On March 18, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fairfield, the Soroptimist of Central Solano had their annual Women Making A Difference Lunch. They rewarded three women for their exceptional accomplishments. Dawn LaBar was awarded the Ruby Award for all of her volunteer work in the community, a check was donated to the Solano Family Justice Center in her name. Astred Castro was awarded the Violet Richardson Award for her charity work in Solano County. She was honored with a check for $500, and a check was donated for $500 in her name to the Girl Scouts “Got Choices” Program in Solano County. Mischelle Loeza was named this years Woman’s Opportunity Award recipient. She was honored with this award and a check to help with school and home expenses, as she is head of household and continues to further her education to make a better life for her and her children. Pictured, from left, Dawn LaBar, Ruby winner; Astred Castro,Violet Richardson winner; Mischelle Loeza, Women’s Opportunity Award winner.

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On Feb. 28, Bud and Hilda Ross hosted a seafood dinner. All proceeds from the dinner were donated to the Soroptimist Club to be used for service projects in the community. Hilda and Bud have donated dinners for the past five years, raising more than $8,000, to then help better the lives of women and girls in Solano County.

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During a Feb. 28 seafood dinner donated by Bud and Hilda Ross, Jackie Hopkins and Sally Silvia help serve the guest. All money raised is donated to the Soroptimist club to help fund service project throughout the year. From left Sally Silvia, Soroptimist member; Hilda Ross, Soroptimist member; Bud Ross; Jackie Hopkins, Soroptimist member.

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The Host Lions met March 5 at the Fairfield Courtyard by Marriott for their monthly meeting. Fairfield Host Lions Club President Terry Meader presents Jack Batson and Mike Moffett of the Boy Scouts a donation for their troop. From left, Lions’ Past District Governor Rocco DeMarino, President Terry Meader, Jack Batson and Mike Moffett.

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Fairfield Police Chief Walt Tibbet shared the latest community news with Fairfield Kiwanis club president Dionne McCullar and the rest of the club at a recent meeting.

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Rotarian and Past President Colleen Knight helps prepare the silent auction for the Rotary Club of Cordelia’s annual Spring Extravaganza. Also pictured are Rotarians Hope Hernandez, Brian Wills and Kevin Chapman.

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Rotary Club of Cordelia’s Interact Club students work diligently to prepare plants for the annual Spring Extravaganza.

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Past District Governor Dave Dacus and President-elect Tara Dacus of Fairfield Suisun Rotary Club serve their famous ribs at the Rotary Club of Cordelia’s annual Spring Extravaganza. Dave and Tara are both State Farm Insurance agents.

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Rotarian Tom Recknagel, Rotary Club of Cordelia’s community chairman, presents a $2,500 check to the Zimmerman Patient Care Program. This program provides in-home care for those who don’t have access to a hospital. Accepting the check is Dr Zimmerman’s daughter, Christine Tooby. Pictured from left are Kathy Adler, Christine Tooby and Tom Recknagel.

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Rotary Club of Cordelia Rotarians help at the annual Spring Extravaganza fundraiser. Pictured from left are Rotarian Elizabeth Capp, Interact President Melanie Esver and Rotarian Christina Boyle. This event raised $30,000 for local programs for adults and children in need.

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At a Soroptimist meeting April 8, members geared up for their upcoming annual Denim and Diamonds fundraiser. From left, Karen Hairfield and Hilda Ross pose behind a cut out that will be at the event for people to pose behind for fun pictures. For more information about the event visit www.sicentralsolano.com.

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Donna Quintero, executive director of Pink Lemonade Inc., accepts a $1,000 donation from J.D. Lopez, president of the Fairfield-Suisun Twilight Rotary Club, at Salvio at the Rock, April 7.

Susan Hiland

Susan Hiland

Susan graduated from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon with a B.A. in Communications. She has eight years experience working for newspapers in Nebraska.
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