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Scrapbook for March

By From page D3 | March 09, 2014

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The Native Sons of the Golden West Solano Parlor No. 39 who met on Feb. 8 volunteered to cook for the Cordelia District Fire Fighter’s Annual Awards Dinner. From left are Native Sons Chris Grace, Mike Dillman, Steve Day, Bill Hargis, Head Chef Ding DeGracia and Steve Rowland.

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Grange Middle School teams, from left, 4768 C & E, Grizzly Bots, The Harker School, 6089 and Raining Sunshine all won at the VEX Robotics Tournament on Feb. 22 at Grange.

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Competing in a match for the VEX Robotics Tournament held Feb. 22 at Grange Middle School are team 6B, Kevin Talamantes, and team 8000D, of Head Royce School in Oakland.

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Volunteering as a referee for the VEX Robotics Tournament is Ryan Poston, center, from team 6A, Cyber Phoenix.

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Rotarians from the Fairfield-Suisun Rotary Club at Work volunteer at the Academic Decathalon at Rodriguez High School. From left are Rotarians Rena McDonald, Dave Dacus, Janet Harden, Stan Wellins, Sam Tracas, Tara Dacus, Steve Hoover and Kim Kersten.

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Fairfield Police Chief Walt Tibbet gives an update to the Fairfield-Suisun Rotary Club at their weekly meeting about the Fairfield Police Department.

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At the February meeting of the Fairfield-Suisun Rotary Club, guest speaker Chau Yoder spoke about Rotary’s Camp Royal leadership camp for young people and lecturing on meditation.

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Rotary Club of Cordelia presents a check to Nancy Hopkins with the Fun on the Run program. Also pictured, from left, are Rotarian Tom Recknagel and club President Dr. George Paz. The Rotary theme for this year is “Engage Rotary and Change Lives.”

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From left, Talon Sotor, a member of Fairfield-Suisun Rotary Club, accepts a $5,000 check from Rotary Club of Cordelia President Dr. George Paz. This money will be used to build a medical clinic in Haiti.

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Rotary Club of Cordelia welcomes its speaker, Police Chief Walt Tibbet. Pictured, from left, are club President Dr. George Paz, Chief Walt Tibbet, Sherilyn Henry of Yippie Yogurt, Executive Director of Meals on Wheels Cathy Hall and Justin Devine, youth director of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

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Rotary Club of Cordelia presents an $800 check to Justin Devine of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. This money will sponsor a student for their Mexico mission trip to build homes for those in need. From left are Justin Devine, Rotarian Jason Perkins and club President Dr. George Paz.

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Rotary Club of Cordelia member Candy Pierce, left, welcomes Past President Carol Collison back to the club.

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Rotary Club of Cordelia member Tom Recknagel presents a $6,000 check to Rotarian Colleen Knight of NorthBay Medical Center. This money will be used to purchase an Accuview for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, which will assist in finding veins in newborns, particularly preemies.

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Rotary Club of Cordelia welcomes Rodriguez Interact students. Pictured, from left, are Rotarian Tom Recknagel, Interact President-Elect Sabrina Baladad-Perez, Interact President Melanie Esver and Rotarian Colleen Knight.

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Carolyn Wold, of Solano County Family Justice Center, spoke at the Rotary Club of Cordelia. Pictured, from left are President George Paz, Carolyn Wold, Rotarians Bette Noll, Christina Boyle and visitor Katie White.

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The winner of Rio Vista Soroptimists’ Violet Richardson Award is Caroline “Carli” Schulz. This award recognizes a girl aged 14-17 who is making a difference through volunteer service. Each year, Soroptimist clubs honor girls who donate their time and energy to causes that make the community and world a better place.

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The Geranium City Garden Club met at the Senior Center in February. The guest speaker was Darrel Schram, president of North Bay Rose Society. He gave a presentation titled “All About Roses, From Heritage to Patent.”

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Soroptimist of Central Solano had a Valentine’s Day-themed meeting on Feb. 11. Dorothy Andrews and Beth Shedden hosted the meeting where members decorated cupcakes that were then taken to the Girls Circle at the Matt Garcia PAL Center and to the Girl Scouts’ “Got Choices” Program. Pictured are Dorothy Andrews, left, and Beth Shedden, both of Fairfield.

 

Scrap20_0314January was Human Trafficking Month and February was Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Soroptimist of Central Solano members distributed information cards to promote awareness and provide information where victims can seek help. Pictured, from left, are Soroptimist President Arletta Cortright, Jackie Hopkins and Jennifer Barton, all of Fairfield.

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Soroptimist members from Soroptimist of Central Solano gear up for their upcoming fundraiser, Denim and Diamonds, May 17 at the Cordelia Fire Hall. All money raised at the event will go to better the lives of women and girls in our community. Pictured, from left, are Soroptimist members Cathy Rich, Arletta Cortright and Kathy Pratt, all of Fairfield.

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From left, Solano County Supervisors John Vasquez and Linda Seifert, former Supervisor Barbara Kondylis and Children’s Nurturing Project CEO Debbi Davis attend a CNP fundraiser at Jelly Belly.

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Preceptor Kappa Kappa crowns its chapter queen during the Valentine Gala luncheon at Benicia Grill II on Feb. 15. Pictured are Jeanne Cradduck, who was escorted by her husband, Don Cradduck.

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Minna Gross, left, and Penny Piotter, both of Fairfield, enjoy the afternoon events at the Valentine Gala luncheon at Benicia Grill II on Feb. 15, put on by Preceptor Kappa Kappa Chapter.

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Armijo Alumni Association members Nanciann Gregg and Tony Wade present a check for $1,000 to Armijo Sober Grad Nite Co-Chairwoman Lori Russell from a T-shirt selling campaign to raise money for items stolen from the Armijo Sober Grad Note storage shed.

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Presenting a check to Romulus Jackson, supervisor of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, is past president Judyth Summitt of West Wind Parlor No. 328 and Native Daughter of the Golden West, Vacaville.

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The Sons of Italy annual crab feed in January at the Holy Spirit Hall in Fairfield had many people enjoy the food, including, from left, Caryn Mikich, Angela Caserza and Carla Gomez, all of Vacaville.

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From left, Lee Munoz, Kate McBride and Kay Cardwell, all of Fairfield, enjoy the Sons of Italy crab feed in January.

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Gail Wilson and Candida Erwin, of Fairfield, enjoy their time at the Sons of Italy annual crab feed at the Holy Spirit Hall.

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From left, Amaya Lee Griego of Vacaville, Vince and Betsy LaVovara, of Fresno, and Heather and Mike Griego, of Vacaville, participated in the Sons of Italy annual crab feed in January.

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Dottie Deems and Sharon Rico, both of Vacaville, were among those who attended the Sons of Italy crab feed at the Holy Spirit Hall in Fairfield.

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Cheryl Stumbaugh spoke about the Solano Parent and Child Education at the FaST Lions Club meeting at Mimi’s Cafe. Also pictured is FaST Lion president Jay Huyssoon.

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Murray Bass spoke about “Tools for Learning for Children” at the FaST Lions Club meeting at Mimi ’s Cafe and later was photographed with FaST Lion President Jay Huyssoon, left.

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The Northern California Council of Beta Sigma Phi met on Feb. 1 in Sacramento for a luncheon. Pictured, from left, are Minna Gross, Penny Potter, Debbie Arsich, Earlene McKee and Steffni Miehleisen, all from the Fairfield chapter.

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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