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Letter to the Editor: Dixon Sober Grad Night Gives Thanks

The 2011 Dixon Sober Grad Night Planning Committee gives thanks to various volunteers, businesses, committee members and many individuals who made Grad Night possible

Dear Editor, 

As Co-Chairpersons of the Planning Committee, we would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their contributions to the event.  Without their generous support, we would not have had such a fun, successful evening for our 2011 graduates! 

, , , Barbara Beckworth, , CA Veterans, CAbi Clothing Line c/o Emily Clark-Vivier, California Medical Facility, , Clorox Company, , , , DAJ Enterprises, , , , Dixon Teachers' Association, , , , , Gone Fishin' Marine, Grand Rental Station, Jelly Belly Factory, , Jess & Allison Landis, Littrell Family, , McCune Garden Chapel, , PJ's Designs, PPC Land Consultants, l, Rich Myers, Ron DuPratt Ford, , Soroptomists International, , Stephanie Arias, Superior Farms, , Travis Credit Union, , , and Women of the Moose.

We would also like to thank all the committee members who donated their time and talent to planning the event with us.   It took nine months to plan, and nine days to set up, but the end result was worth it.  They are:  

April Bhanji, Shelly Butler, Kim Donaldson, Kelly Fletcher, Carolyn Freitas, Gayle Littrell, Audrey Madden, Jennifer McCarty, Jamie Otero, Chris & Marcia Owens, Stephanie Riedel, Rita Samartino, Cindy Scannell, Leah Smith, and Jennifer Thompson 

An extra special thank you to Pam Chesser of PJ Design for the beautiful decorations once again this year!

Many thanks to all those volunteers who showed up to help set up the event!  A special shout out to Karen Hamera who shows up every year! 
Please accept our apologies if we left you off the list!  Your contribution was also greatly appreciated! 
 
Many thanks as well to all of the wonderful people who showed up to help on the night of the event to run the carnival games and casino tables, supervise all the outdoor games, manage and raffle the prizes, serve the food, give massages, style hair, apply tattoos, etc.   

Thank you to Ivan Chaidez for announcing the raffle prize winners.  Thank you to our security staff for keeping the kids safe.  A huge thank you to our clean-up crew for taking down and packing up all the decorations and booths following the event.
 
Thanks again to all involved - and we hope to enjoy your participation in this event for many years to come!
 
Gratefully,
Lynda Jones and Norma Holtmeyer
Co-Chairs of 2011 Dixon Sober Grad Night

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