1. Carol LaNovara, left, and Vince LaNovara attended the Sons of Italy annual Christmas party on Dec. 19, 2013 at the Fairfield Senior Center.
2. The Sons of Italy hosted their annual Christmas party Dec. 19, 2013 and Leonora Dodini, left, Harrison Dodini and Joe Ragusa, all of Fairfield, enjoyed the festivities at the Fairfield Senior Center.
3. From left, Frank Zito and family attended the Sons of Italy Christmas party on Dec. 19, 2013 at the Fairfield Senior Center, Fairfield.
4. Cordelia Fire Engineer Diego Ramirez Ramirez accept a check from the FaST Lions for $1,200 for their association at Sandy’s 101 Omelettes, Fairfield. The firefighters earned this by helping with the annual spaghetti feed in September. From left, FaST Lion President Jay Huyssoon and Diego Ramirez.
5. From left, FaST Lion President Jay Huyssoon, Katherine Houk, Nancy Ames, Gary Ames. Houk and Ames gave the FaST Lions a history of the 100-year old Wednesday Club at Sandy’s 101 Omelettes on Nov. 27, 2013. The club started with the goal of getting woman the right to vote. Today it supports charitable causes like the Leaven, CASA and gives local high school students scholarships.
6. Sherilyn Henry, CEO of Yippee Yogurt, receives a $500 sponsorship check from the FaST Lions at Sandy’s 101 Omelettes on Dec. 18, 2013. Yippee Yogurt trains youth on how to run a business and has placed young folks at Home Depot, Jelly Belly and other local businesses.From left, FaST Lion President Jay Huyssoon, Sherilyn Henry, FaST Lion Past President Bill Fell, Sherilyn Henry.
7. From left, FaST Lion President Jay Huyssoon, Carolyn Wolp and Joe Chu. Wold, from the Office of Family Violence Prevention, spoke to the Lions at their Dec. 11, 2013 meeting about her office’s work in assisting victims of domestic violence and assisting in child custody visitation.
8. Attending the Soroptimist annual holiday luncheon and presents donations to community organizations on Dec. 11, 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn, from left, Soroptimist President Arletta Cortright, Samina Masood, and Rev. Todd Bertani, both representing Heather House; Lauren Strouse, of Solano County Food Bank; Dr. Kay Taylor of PINCC, Shalon Maral of Girl Scouts “Got Choices”; Carolyn Wold of Solano Family Justice Center; Claudia Humphrey, Lift3 Support; Candy Pierce of CASA; and Debbi Davis of Children’s Nurturing Project (all of Fairfield/Suisun).
9. From left, Air Force TSgt. Weitzel, Soroptimist Laura Fowler, and Rhunette Alums , all of Fairfield., Weitzel, Toys for Tots Coordinator for the area, helps Soroptimists prepare for their annual collection at the mall on Dec. 14, 2013 at the Solano Town Center mall. Soroptimists volunteered for six shifts and helped collect hundreds of toys.
10. From left, Jeff Baggett, Jaz Cooper and Diana Simpson as Rotarian Baggett, delivers a special gift to the staff at the Kroc Center for service to the club.
11. Attending a holiday party with three Rotary clubs at Green Valley Country Club on Dec. 19, 2013, is from left, Cordelia Rotary President Dr. George Paz, Twilight Rotary President, Dr. Jonathan López, Fairfield Suisun Rotary President Suzanne Bragdon, Dixon Rotary President Tad Smith, President of Dixon Rotary and his wife, Molly Smith.
12. Rotary Club of Cordelia puts together Christmas food bags for those in need, with the help of 7-year old Trevor DeRosier, who puts service above self.
13. Rotary Club of Cordelia celebrates 25 years as a club at Green Valley Country Club. Pictured from left is Past District Governors Earl Kilmer, Candy Pierce and Laura Day, and District Governor Elect Jon Dwyer.
14. Rotary Club of Cordelia President George Paz presents a thank-you gift to Courtyard of Marriott server Juan Martinez for preparing the meeting room week after week.
15. Rotary Club of Cordelia speaker Sheri Fenley, a certified geneologist, talks to the club about “Who do you think you are?” From left, Sheri Fenley, June Johnsen and George Paz.
16. Rotary Club of Cordelia Interact high school student help sort food for annual Christmas food bags for those in need. Pictured from left are Interact members Julie DeVries, Vincent DeJesus, Kassandra Villsenor, Gabrielle Tribelli, Mikaela Peralta and Bianca Paula Cortez.
17. From left, Hope Hernandez, Jason Perkins, Bob Marston and Colleen Knight plant trees at Solano Community College in honor of past presidents of the Rotary Club of Cordelia Rotarians. This grove of trees provides shade for college students.