Are you a veteran?
If so, the Sunrise Kiwanis wants to thank-you for securing America’s freedoms.
The service club is kicking off the Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration in Manteca this Friday, May 27, with a free dinner for those who have served in time of war or during peace time.
There are just under 100 free tickets left for veterans. The cost for others that would like to attend is $12.
The dinner is from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.
Ttickets are available at the American Legion Post in the 200 block of East Yosemite Avenue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays or at the Manteca Community Center/Veterans Center on Moffat Boulevard weekdays form 9 to 11 a.m.
Tickets are also available by contacting Bob Gonzales of the American Legion at 612.6954 or Gary Colby of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at 608.0505.
You can also RSVP through Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CWA awards three
Three South San Joaquin County graduating seniors that are pursuing careers in agriculture have been awarded college scholarships by the San Joaquin Chapter of California Women for Agriculture.
Two of the seven $1,000 scholarships the CWA awarded for four year universities and colleges were presented o local students. They are Kent Norman of Ripon High and Travis Zuidervaart of Ripon Christian High. Both will attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Norman also received a $500 CWA Memorial Scholarship.
Billie Medeiros of East Union High was awarded $500 to attend Modesto Junior College.
The CWA has awarded more than $150,000 in scholarships since 1997.