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I Page 10 - Wednesday, May 28, 1980 American Legion Auxiliary I ByDENAGAMBETTA Drive held recently in our teachers for their par- community. While there are ticipation in helping the several members signed up Poppy Poster Contest. And This has been an ex- to take part in the new then on last week on Poppy eeptlolzaHy busy week for program in the making in Days, the chairman wishes to William Russell Ledford Unit Cloverdale, called the thank first of all, all the 293, American Legion Hotline. Several of the citizenry for their most Auxiliary. On Friday and members attended the for- generous contributions to the ,Saturday we conducted the mative meeting in Geyser- Poppy Days volunteer  Poppy Days in the City of ville on a Saturday, and on a program. It was the best : Coverdale; on Friday night Tuesday last week at year we have ever had, and was opening of Ponytail Outreach North, where there we say thank you for your Baseball with the auxiliary were representatives from generosity• Special thanks ti Drill and Ritual Team the Santa Rosa, Hotline, who goes to Shop 'n Save, to m presenting colors. Taking told a bit on bow they got Penny Fair Market, to , part in the ceremony was started, and bow they are Giovannetti's Sport Shop, the  EllieFlynn, Elsie Karr, and functioning, and bow the Post Office, to Naureen's Dena Gambetta. While at the kinks were ironed out in . Ponytail ceremony the getting started.  auxiliary took the op- Claudia Reck, Poppy portunity to present to Mrs. Chairman, and Tammy Ailiston, a check for $,50 for Kaserman, Miss Western  the Ponytail girls. Poppy, wish to thank the " Several of the auxiliary Mayor of the City of women worked on the Cancer Cloverdale, the schools and Beauty Shop to the'Scandia, and to J & S Market, the former Self's Market, who allowed our workers to place their poppy stands at their places of business. This is the first year that J & S Market had a poppy stand, and we wish to say a special thanks to them, for their courtesies. Last but not least, Claudia says a special thank you to the workers, who .were as follows: Amelia Luchetti, Theresa Tollini, Pauline Chase, Ruby Vadon, June Zanzi, Gerrie Tucker, Julie American ' High School Band, will be ; held this Saturday, May 31. ' According to the head chefs,  Jack Durham and Darel Mack the chicken should be ready to serve at high noon. At the stroke of noon Steve Connolly will be giving the "onea, twoa, threea" down beat and the soon-to-be-  world-famous Cloverdale Eagles High School Band will , be entertaining the people in attendance. Matteoli, Adelaide Baumgardner, Kathy Greppi, Viola Mack, Dena Gambetta, Lee Silvers, Elsie Karr, Vivian Wooldridge, Claudia Reck, Henrietta Ruppert, Gerrie Ruppert, Elite Flynn, all who are senior members of the auxiliary. Junior ,1embers working on a poppy days were Denaire Grossman, Angela Thomp- son, Tammy Kaserman and Annie Flynn. June Zanzi sold the largest number of poppies in the senior group, while Angela Thompson sold the most in the Junior group. And we are very proud of Hank Madden, a World War I Legionnaire who came forth and volunteered to help on the Poppy Days at J & S Market. Thank you so much Hank (you are a doll). Elsie Karr, Membership Chairman is reporting that we have 56 paid up members to date. That is nearly half of the membership. Please if you have not paid your dues, sit down and send them to Elise today. The Refreshment Stand at Court Reform 00starts Legion with judges like  By FRANKOLLENA Comrade service. According Harper to 1Wll Congressman Don Clausen is The chicken barbecue, expected to be present at the ' sponsored by the William graveside services ani at the . Russell Ledford Post 293,to barbeque.  raise funds for the Cloverdale Tickets for the barbeque are limited and are going very well. Anyone who wishes to purchase tickets is asked to buy them from Carol Ojeda at Domenichelli Real Estate or from Dick Wooldrige at Jim Wirt's Barber Shop. Tickets are $4 each. Voilure 338 of the 40 el 8 of Sonoma County donated 100 to the band fund and the Sonoma County Council of the American Legion donated $50. And of course there is no way of knowing what the barbeque will net, but you can see the American Legion in particular and the veterans hi general are behind this fund drive. Newly elected officers of the Post will be installed on Wednesday, June 11, by the Installing Team of the Theodore Roosevelt Post 21 of Santa Rosa. To be installed are : Jack Durham, Comander; Robert Thomp- son, First Vice Commander; Maurice Watts, Second Vice Commander; Joseph F. Anello Adjutant; Ann Odette, Finance Officer; Darel Mack Historian; Walter Karr, Sergeant at Arms; Joseph F. Anello, Service Officer. The Post again will be sponsoring the U.S. Coast Guard Band from the 'lh-alning Center at Petaluma during the Fourth of July celebration at the City Park and later at the Fireworks display to be presented by the Lions Club. Plan to be at the park to listen to these fine musicians. According to Commander Joseph F. Anello several,. Legionnaires from other posts from throughout the Fifth District, are expected to be present. Also Veteran of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and many women from the Auxiliaries are expected. I The American Legion's Memorial Day activities will begin at 11 a.m. at the Olivet Cemetery at the site of the grave of William Russell Led/ord. Charles Harper, Post Chaplain will be in charge of the services honoring all veterans who have joined Post Everlasting. White crosses will have been placed at each veteran's grave. A flower arrangement will also be placed at each veteran's grave by order of Comrade Hank Madden member of Post 293. Everyone is invited to attend these services to honor the dead or his or her family and friends. With the cooperation of the Students of Rio Lindo Academy members of the pout cleaned the cemetery in time for the Memorial Day See you at the Memorial Day Services and at e Park this Saturday. , Bingo game tonight ' The American Legion will hold its monthly bingo game at the Veterans Memorial" Building starting at 7:30 tonight. This is the richest game in Cloverdale by virt.ue of the possibility of winning the $100 blackout game. Everyone is invited to come and play and meet your friends and neighbors. All proceeds go toward paying for the Legions Childrens' Christmas Party and other youth oriented programs. Men's Softball Softball time is here agin, and the Grapevine Softball team is still siting on top of the hill. There are 9 teams in the League this year, all trying too defeat the Grapevine, who has been the champs for the past four years. The teams in this years League are: The Grapevine, The Encore, Mennicucci's Auto Parts, Perrys, The Dante Hotel, Chem West, IT, Geyser Peak Winery and the Rolando Co. The Grapevine team who is , managed by Dennis Ronlund and Robert Davis, won their first game by a score of 14 to 2 over The Dante. The Dante, coached by Joe Bunce, scored in the first inning to go ahead 1 to 0, Then scored again in the third to go ahead 2 to 1. But then the Roof caved in on Chris Hamner, the Dante Pitcher. R. Davis was. the winning pitcher, Hamner the loser• The Grapevine had hits by Dave Demattei, R. Davis, Dennis Yanglin, Lynn Mennicucci, Frank Davis, Gary Bongna, Ben Antolini, Jerry Angeli, Jim Wirt, Mike Falari, Tony Shimetz, Kevin Smith, and Clint Kemp. Other scores were: Perrys 16- Auto Parts 0; I.T. 23 - The Encore 3; Rolando 7 - Geyser Peak 5; Auto Parts 6 - Chem WWest 3; Perrys 11 - Rolando 1. The teams play on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Everyone is welcome to come out and watch good fastpicth softball. A the park is also keeping the ready for ladies busy, since they are our own open at present on Tuesday, June 1lib, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Rosa post and Sunday nights, the The Drill Team is going to The have a busy month in June. to present They have been asked to eighth install Theodore Roosevelt June 4th Unit 21 in Santa Rosa, Jack Pavilion. Lendon Unit 489 in Sonoma Don't and GuerneviUe city, with post and Jack Coon Unit 430, and party on Calistoga Unit 231 in Napa llth,, at County on June 19th. Memorial The Juniors are practicing p.m. All every Thursday getting vited! Richard Day's appointment to fill the newly created Municipal Court seat last year was widely applauded by members of the legal profession and the public alike. Judge Day's knowledge of the law, his sense of fairness, and his infectious good humor were all reasons why the State Bar Association approved his appointment after rigorous investigation. And this confidence has not been misplaced. In one short year Judge Day has worked long and hard to make the Municipal Court more efficient and responsive to the needs of this community, proving in the process that the best reforms are made by hard work and common sense, not empty slogans. JUDGE DAY'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS Among Judge Day's accomplishments during his first year on the bench have • imposing sentences equal to or greater than those recommended by the District Attorney • streamlining the system to move cases at a faster rate and working diligently to drastically reduce the backlog of cases • strongly backing the victim restitution program which has resulted in increasing restitution to victims by one-third i:i:ii" "Fair and effective justice in the courts is only possible with a broad background in both civil and criminal law and experience in the problems faced by wage earners and owners of small businesses:' "For most of my life I've earned my living as a businessman and I can understand people's frustration with a system of justice that turns a deaf ear to their needs. We must do a better/ob;' Judge Richard Day • initiating an information program juries and witnesses cooperation, understanding and between the court and the serves • working to start a night and court for working people and volunteering to serve on it • inaugurating a program to public to spend a day in court to first hand, how a municipal court JUDGE DAY'S Judge Richard Day and his wife Jean live on Summerfield Road Jean is a reference librarian at Sonoma State and their son attends UC Santa Barbara. Before his appointment to the bench, worked for eleven years as an attorney in Santa Rosa and Rohnen' was born and raised in Murtaugh, Idaho and attended the and the University of California at Berkeley where he received his la˘ Judge Day has been an active participant in Sonoma He served on the County Board of Education from 1969 to 1973 Santa Rosa General Plan Advisory Committee. He is a member of the directors of the YWCA's Parental Stress program which child abuse. For many years Richard was active in youth Rohnert Park and Santa Rosa, including service as a baseball coach. In 1975, he served as Ways and Means Chairmad and the Santa Rosa Youth Soccer League• He served as a director of tt Park Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the Sonoma Association and the Redwood Empire Trial Lawyers Join your Cloverdale friends and neighbors supporting Judge Day's efforts: 'Jack Domenichelli. Roberl Meyer Patricia Long Mike Welty John Klein, Dewey Baldocci Mrs. John A. Ellis Harvey Morrison Bill Domenichelli Bowling Scores .We need a Day in Court- JUDGE RICHARD DAY i Wed. 743 Sermh Four Boise Cascade 2 6 i The Pizza Quee 7 1 Clvd. AutoParts 1 7 Pick's Drive:In 5 3 High game and series - Met Damerow&McTeer 5 3 Barber 245 & 636; United United Vintners 4 4 Vintners 758; Pizza Queen Gmrrett Logging 4 4 2158, Pardini's Body Shop 4 4 Committee for Judge Day . B.G. Scheuer, Chairman • P. O. Box 4838 • Santa Rosa Meredith Draper Clem Vanoni