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DELTA SUN TIMES • JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 1
SHERIFF’S ACTIVITY REPORT, PAGE 9
Discovery Bay Celebrates
it’s Finest
Discovery Bay community
leaders, business leaders, school
administrators and residents
gathered together on January 19
for the Discovery Bay Chamber
of Commerce annual State of the
Town Gala.
This event included prestigious
speakers, including Senator
Mark DeSaulnier , Assemblyman
Jim Frazier, Discovery Bay CSD
Director Chris Steele, Chamber
President Rita Caruso, BUSD
Superintendant Ken Jacopetti, and
Delta advocate Mike Guzzardo.
This sold out event highlight
is the awards ceremony. Many
months of public voting were
held online, to determine who
would be honored. Awards
were presented to these fine
individuals…
Citizen of the Year: Jim Mattison
Jim Mattison is a member
of the Discovery Bay Lions Club,
served as Town of Discovery Bay
CSD Director, and his role on the
Community Center committee
was essential in the process to
acquire the Discovery Bay Athletic
Club for the long awaited center.
Mattison also organizes the
summer concert series presented
by the Discovery Bay Lions Club,
and is the former CYO Director.
Mattison will enjoy the title for a
full year, as the Citizen of the Year
is also the Parade of Lights Grand
Marshall, in December.
Teacher of the Year: Kevin Lindell
Kevin Lindell is an 8th grade
math teacher at Excelsior Middle
School, and was previously a
2nd grade teacher at Timber
Point Elementary School. Two of
his students took turns sharing
stories about their teacher and
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offering their praise for his fun and
effective teaching methods.
Business of the Year: Intero Real
Estate
Leeanne and Bryan Hogge
proudly accepted the award for
business of the year, on behalf
of their business, Intero Real
Estate. Both praised their team
for their community involvement
and outstanding service to clients.
Intero Real Estate sponsors most
every community event, and is a
strong supporter of schools.
Town Hall - Delta
Water Meeting
Wednesday,
February 13
6:30pm
Updates on the Peripheral Canal and
how it will impact our Discovery Bay
Community
See Restore the Delta’s
“Over Troubled Water”
Discovery Bay Elelmentary
Gymnasium 1700 Willow Lake Road,
Discovery Bay
Save the California Delta Alliance
(STCDA)
President’s Circle Award: Cathie
Marples
This award is decided by
the past, current, and incoming
presidents of the Discovery
Bay Chamber of Commerce.
IT is their highest honor to a
member that has served the
community year after year, and is
an inspirational model of what a
great community member can be.
Cathie Marples has been serving
the Discovery Bay for more than
30 years, helping to develop
and market the Discovery Bay
lifestyle, and supporting local
causes, from school fundraisers
and youth activities, to the
American Cancer Society.
Valentine’s
Day Specials
Another highlight of the
evening was the thousands of
dollars raised for the Byron Union
School District Odyssey of the
Mind Program, an academic
competition program for gifted
students. Both silent and live
auction donations - from dozens
of business people and community
members - made this activity
successful, and is a testament
to the Chamber of Commerce
support of Discovery Bay’s best
and brightest young minds.
Business Spotlight:
Big Al’s Cafe,
Pages
13 -14
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