April 26, 2004

Our beautiful Sunol Valley Golf Club is hosting the annual Frank Ivaldi Golf Tournament on May 24. This popular tournament is the primary fundraiser for "The Hundred Club". Started in Detroit, Michigan in 1950, a private citizen wanted to do something for the pregnant wife of a slain young police officer. So he wrote to 100 friends asking for donations and in 1952 the first "Hundred Club" was incorporated.

Their mission statement states, "…the purpose if the Hundred Club is to help provide for the widows, widowers and dependents of police offices and firefighters who lose their lives in the line of duty." Martin C. Kaufman formed the local Alameda County 100 Club in 1974 in an effort to raise funds for the family of 2 police officers who were killed at an Oakland Junior High School. Now there are more than 100 active clubs in the United States.

For more information or if you are interested in entering the golf tournament please contact Bryan Richardson, Sunol Golf Club's General Manager at 925-862-2404.

Mark your calendars for a night of fun and food as Elliston Vineyards is offering Comedy Night featuring Bil Dwyer and John Bizarre, May 15, 2004. Invite 8 or more of your friends and you can reserve a private table. It's only $55 per person and cost includes a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the show is at 7:00 p.m. Call Elliston at 925-862-2377 for more information.

Last week I mentioned get well wishes for Save Our Sunol President, Pat Stillman and I was overwhelmed with requests for an address to which well wishers could send cards and letters. Fellow SOS members and dear friends of Pat's, Diane Tiessen and Kelly Sandlin are organizing a list of volunteers to help deliver meals to Pat and her family. If you are interested in delivering food to the family please contact me at the email address or phone number listed below and I will pass the information along to Diane and Kelly. Please send all cards and letters to Pat Stillman at P.O. Box 500, Sunol, CA 94586.

Sunol Glen School's annual Exploration Day is fast approaching on May 7 and volunteers are still needed. If you would like to spend a fun day at the school your help is needed with set-up, working in the kitchen and with clean up, please contact Lisa Harper at 925-862-0426.
And of course it's that time again, an "only in Sunol" moment, when parents and grandparents get their scissors out to cut and save this column. I'm proud to announce Sunol Glen School's 3rd quarter Honor Roll. Fifth grade honorees are: Danika Beard, Richard Behiel, Becca Brown, Mary Chambers, Jordan Craig, Lauren Freeman, Callie Milligan, Melissa Morgan, Ian Player, Bren Power, Anthony Primer, Matthew Reisenthel, Mason Robertson, Adriana Sutalo, Bowie Twombly, Aris Vlacos and Kekoa Wu. Sixth grade honorees are: Jeffrey Bettencourt, Jessica Christian, Angela Dyette, Mackenzie Keck, Tyler Ocon, Craig Perry, Rachel Raffanti and Kyle Scroggins. Seventh grade honorees are: Jovan Beard, Jordan Bruno, Christina Dyette, Ryan Harper, Nicole Harvey, Kara Jeffrey, Corbin Kuntze, Angela Lee, Wyatt Milne, Robert Pipes, Julian Reisenthel and Tara Zahiri. Eighth grade honorees are: Griffin Beemiller, Jessica Bruno, Adam Foster, Jordan Franco, Josh Hobbs, Parmida Izadi, Colby Jackson, Zachary Keck, Saba Mash, Shea Murphy, Ali Roden, Mike Stromberg and Scott Sweetnam.

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