COMMUNITY CARD: Recent contributors to the Times-Herald’s Community Christmas Card include: $50, in memory of the Clark Family; $50, in memory of the Mullins Family; $25, in memory of Iris Curry; $100 from Claire Lieske; $150 from Gamma Zeta Beta Sigma Phi; and $50 from Mark and Gail Barker. To donate to the Community Christmas Card, visit solanocf.org, or send a check to: Community Christmas Card c/o Doreen Boggs, 420 Virginia St., Suite 2A, Vallejo, 94590. For more information, call Richard Freedman at (707) 553-6820.
DYNAMIC DELPHINE: Vallejo’s Delphine Metcalf-Foster, the first woman national commander of the Disabled American Veterans, was celebrated before a capacity audience on Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Building in Vallejo. Those on hand praising Metcalf-Foster included Retired U.S. Rep. George Miller, Solano County Superior Court Judge Dan Healy, and CA District 1 Chief of Staff, James Dickerson. Metcalf-Foster was presented with certificates of recognition and congressional records from U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), U.S. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Miller, State Sen. Bill Dodd, Assemblyman Tim Grayson, Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Vito Imbasciani, Solano County Board of Supervisors Chairman John Vasquez, Vallejo Councilwoman Rozzana Verder-Aliga, and Vallejo veterans volunteer Nestor Aliga. It was also declared “Delphine Metcalf-Foster Day” by the city of Vallejo.
MEDIC AMBULANCE HONORED: The American Ambulance Association (AAA) has named MedicAmbulance Service, Inc. (California), a recipient of the 2017 AMBY Award in the Public RelationsCampaign category. Each year, the AMBYs highlight excellence in EMS and the ingenuity andentrepreneurial spirit that epitomize AAA members. Medic Ambulance Service is being recognized with an AMBY Award in recognition of the Robbin Mackbee Firefighter/EMS Youth Academy. The program, which is named in honor of a local hero who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty, sets the goal of transforming its at-risk cadets from coping with a challenging present into moving towards a dignified future. Representatives from Medic Ambulance Service were on hand to receive their AMBY at the AAAAwards Reception during the 2017 Annual Conference & Tradeshow in Las Vegas.
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