Bejan Pazdel of Cordelia Rotary Club, left, welcomed Cub Master Glenn Robertson from Boy Scout Pack 864 to the club’s Dec. 12 meeting. Robertson discussed how leadership skills are developed through the Boy Scout program, and thanked the club for their donation of $500 toward the Pinewood Derby, one of the scouts’ annual “fun” events.
Rotarian Bob Marston, right, president of Telstar Instruments, donated $5,000 to the Salvation Army in recognition of fellow Rotarian Jason Perkins’ second attempt at breaking the bell-ringing world record. Accepting the donation on behalf of the Salvation Army is fellow club member Kelsey Pearce.
Rotarian Tom Recknagel presents a check for $5,780 on behalf of Cordelia Rotary Club to NorthBay’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The donation is intended to help purchase a special camera used to install breathing apparatus in infants. Shown accepting the donation are NorthBay employees Jenny Quinn and Deb Thorsen.
Members of Cordelia Rotary Club were recognized for their enthusiastic (and quite original) rendition of “The 12 Days of Christmas,” presented at the club’s Christmas party on Dec. 11 at Green Valley Country Club. Shown with President June Johnsen, center, are (from left): Brian Wills, Mike Burzynski, Meredith McKown and George Paz.
Rotarian Suzanne Bragdon and her husband, Kirk, pose in front a Christmas tree at a holiday party for three local Rotary clubs at the Green Valley Country Club.
Rotarians Craig Bryan, left, Steve Hoover, Rene Boroquez and Chuck Wood perform a scene from the movie “White Christmas” at a holiday party for the Cordelia Morning Club, Fairfield-Suisun Noon Club and the Twilight Club.
Francie Bryan, left, Rotarian Rena MacDonald, DeeDee Scholtes, Marleigh Wood and Rotarian Colleen Knight sing the song “White Christmas” at a holiday party for the three local Rotary Clubs at Green Valley Country Club.
This year’s Soroptimist holiday lunch was very much in the giving spirit. The club was able to give checks to organizations that better the lives of women and girls in our community. In this photo are representatives for the following organizations: Coats for Kids, Mission Solano, PINCC, FoodBank, Heather House, CASA, Lift3Support and Girl Scouts Got Choice. Also in the photo are Santa, Soroptimist service committee members and Soroptimist Governor Gladdis Wolf.
Soroptimist members collected Toys for Tots at the Solano Town Center mall. Bundles of toys were donated to be given out this holiday season to children in need. In the picture, from left, Soroptimist members Bev Brun, Dorothy Andrews and Soroptimist friend Kristyn Andrews.
Maria Luisa de Moreno International Foundation, a nonprofit organization, met on Dec. 15 for a conference at the Solano Library in Fairfield. Methods and techniques for study was discussed. The guest speaker was Betty Harrington from ESL Department at the Fairfield-Suisun Adult School.
Soroptimist teamed with Rancho Solano Book Club to collect more than 280 books for a rolling bookcase for the Family Center at Mission Solano. The Soroptimist donated the bookcase to the mission as well. From left, Mission Solano volunteer Elaine Eller, Soroptimist Central Solano Vice President Beth Shedden and Mission Solano Director Ron Marlette show the bookcase.
Carolyn Cotton, left, of the Wednesday Club, delivers welcome baskets to the Travis Air Force USO. The baskets are for new servicemen and servicewomen arriving at Travis.
Josie Parsons, the president of the Society of Military Widows, drives the decorated van for the group in the Veterans Day parade in Fairfield. Her group won the blue ribbon for best decorated vehicle.
Members of the Simmons-Sheldon Post 233 of Veterans of Foreign Wars and ladies of the Auxiliary of Fairfield wait for the Veterans Day parade to begin in Fairfield.
Linda Adams, left, president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Simmons-Sheldon Post 233, poses with Fairfield Mayor Harry Price on Veterans Day at the Fairfield Community Center.
Nancy Lamb, left, CHP Public Information Officer Chris Parker and Twin City Steppers President Rick Tracy show off the square dancing club’s donation of toys in support of the CHiPs for Kids program on Dec. 14.
Sons of Italy Lodge member Richard Barker, left, Larry Sly of the Solano Food Bank and Sons of Italy President Geno Bruno participate as the Sons of Italy donates money and volunteers on Nov. 30.
Sons of Italy member George Locatelli hands a donation from the club to Curtis Stocking for wreaths to be placed at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.