Leadership Santa Maria Valley held their Annual Alumni Association Meeting and Luncheon Wednesday 13 May. Many thanks to Sula’s Mediterranean Kitchen for the superb food and service!
Everyone came early to reconnect and visit with old friends and classmates. Of course they lined up to buy raffle tickets for our ever popular Chinese Auction.
Celeste Coelho-Hudson, Chair of the LSMV Board welcomed the Association and Hugh Rafferty led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Then we settled in for some yummy food !
Celeste gave the Year in Review and a Look Forward- outlining the Accomplishments and Goals of the Board and LSMV Program.
Judi Kincaid, Executive Director announced the Members of the 2015-16 Board of Directors. These are: Celeste Coelho Hudson, Hugh Rafferty, Diane Alleman Stevens, Terri Oneschuck, Frank Mejia, Ashley Payne, Steve Scott, Larry Hill, Lee-Volker Cox, Steven Funkhouser, Donna Polizzi, Gregg Follett and Valerie Amador.
Mike McKay ( LSMV Class 2015) briefed the Association on the Class 2015 Legacy Project. They are creating a growing garden at Kermitt School in Guadalupe. The children will grow thier own vegetables etc and learn the value of fresh food in a Nutritional program that is being devised.
Then we had fun drawing tickets for Fabulous Raffle Prizes– Many thanks to the Radisson Hotel, Mega 97.1, RW Scott Construction, CoastHills Credit Union, Santa Maria Elks Rodeo and Parade, Diane Alleman Stevens, Donna Polizzi, Judi Kincaid, Valerie Amador, and Celeste Coehlo Hudson for their generous donation of raffle prizes!