The Press Democrat from Santa Rosa, California on October 21, 1986 · 17
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The Press Democrat from Santa Rosa, California · 17

Santa Rosa, California
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Tuesday, October 21, 1986
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IOOUT,TUISOAY,OCTOIIRt1, 111! B8 )Z4 X ; v ' i. ! Own Warn Surlow-Huntington The Mount View Hotel in Calistoga was the setting for the marriage of Christine Huntington and Rick Surlow. The bride is the daughter of Mary Jane and Bud Huntington of Santa Rosa; his parents are Shirley and Leslie Surlow of Los Angeles. The bride attended Santa Rosa High School and Santa Rosa Junior College. She works for First American Title Co. in the public relations department for Sonoma County. Her husband attended Sonoma State University. He is president of Richard Surlow Productions, commercial photographers and publishers of Homes & Land Magazine. He is active in the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce and the World Runners. They are living in Santa Rosa. - - r m 4 . .... -ar . . .. " . : JOHN TEAQUE Dotti-Ledwick Athena and Robert Dotti are at home in Santa Rosa after their wedding in the Sebastopol Community Church. The bride, formerly Athena Ledwick, is the daughter of Kathleen and Allyn Ledwick of Santa Rosa. She attended Montgomery High School and is a home health aide. Her husband is the son of Lydia and Angelo Dotti of Santa Rosa. He attended Santa Rosa High School and works for the Dotti Bros. Dairy. Lovejoy-Wood Andrea Marie Wood and David Wallace Lovejoy were wed in Our Lady of Lorreto Church in Novato. She is the daughter of Sheila Marie Wood of Novato; his parents are Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Lovejoy of Sebastopol. The bride attended Novato High School and California State University, Bakersfield, where she earned a degree in nursing. Her husband attended Analy High School and Diablo Valley College in Concord. He works for Coca Cola in Concord. They are living in Concord. Obtaining wedding engagement forms Wedding and engagement forms are available from the receptionist at The Press Democrat. The deadline for submitting wedding and golden anniversary information is two weeks after the event. Engagements must be in our offices 90 days before the wedding date. Photos with stories must be black and white professional photos, minimum size of 5 by 7 inches. Photos are not used withjjengagements. 1 ' IT ' : : d VALERIE MclNTIRE v. r PfTltMITM Bradley-Rogers Shelly Arlene Rogers and Paul Dale Bradley were wed in the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Rosa. The bride, daughter of Nancy Maddigan and Lloyd Rogers, both of Santa Rosa, attended Santa Rosa High School and Santa Rosa Junior College. She is a receptionist at Kassin Shubel Chevrolet. Her husband, the son of Ruth and Ray Bradley of Santa Rosa, attended Santa Rosa High School and is a student at SRJC, studying to be a certified public accountant. He works as a binder at the Prints & the Paper in Santa Rosa. They are living in Santa Rosa. FRANK ANDERSON Estrada-Schloezer Janice Schloezer and Alfonso Larios Estrada were wed in the magnolia garden of the San Rafael Elks Club. The bride is the daughter of Evelyn Schloezer of Monte Rio and the late William Schloezer. She is a day-care provider and mother of five. Her husband is the son of Constanza Larios DeGarcia and Enrique Estrada, both of Mexico. He is a steam fitter and father of six. They are living in Petaluma. Hansen Crespo-Riera Graciela Elena Crespo-Riera and Harry David Hansen were wed in the Newman Center in Davis. She is the daughter of Dr. Jose de Jesus Crespo-Gonzalez of Barquisimeto, Venezuela. The bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hansen of Santa Rosa. The bride attended Colegio San Vicente de Paul, Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado, and the University of California at Davis, where she earned bachelor's and master's degrees. She works for Robert Mondavi Winery. Her husband attended Montgomery High School, Santa Rosa Junior College, and UC-Davis, where he earned both bachelor's and master's degrees. He works for Glaria Ferrer Champagne Caves in Sonoma. They are making their home in Napa. Bagala-Hughes Rita Hughes and Richard Bagala were wed in St. Eugene's Cathedral in Santa Rosa. Daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Norman Hughes of Santa Rosa, the bride attended Montgomery High School and the Santa Rosa Junior College school of nursing. She is a registered nurse. Her husband, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bagala of Santa Rosa, attended Montgomery High School. He is a carpenter. They are living in Santa Rosa. VI Tobin-Bjornestad Cathy C. Bjornestad and Ronald C. Tobin have announced their engagement. They plan to wed in February in St. Vincent's Catholic Church in Petaluma. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ruth Carter of Santa Rosa and the late Hobart Carter. She attended Montgomery High School and Santa Rosa Junior College. A rancher, she is a Sonoma County 411 beet leader and a member of the Sonoma-Marin Cattlemen's Association. Her fiance is the son of Eleanor and Clarence "Bud" Tobin of Novato. He attended San Marin High School and the College of Marin. Manager of Ceramic Tile World in Novato, he is a member of the National Rifle Association and the Petaluma Riding & Driving Club. Alderman-Walker Sherry Lynn Walker and F. Lee Alderman Jr. have announced their engagement. She is the daughter of Nancy and Robert Walker of Santa Rosa; his parents are Patricia Wasmun of Tucson. Ariz., and Franklin Alderman of Tampa, Fla. The bride-to-be attended Ursu-line High School and Santa Rosa Junior College. She is an eligibility worker for Sonoma County social services department and is a lecturer for Weight Watchers Inc. Her fiance attended Hillsboro High School, Tampa; Santa Rosa Junior College, and Sonoma State University. He is a petty officer in the Coast Guard, stationed at the Two Rock training center. They plan to wed in June at Star of the Valley Catholic Church in Santa Rosa. Cox-Ford Suzanne Ford and Marvin Cox plan to wed in a December ceremony at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Santa Rosa. Daughter of Lean and Harry Joseph Tenn wins SSU faculty award ROHNERT PARK Joseph Tenn, professor of physics and astronomy at Sonoma State University, is the recipient of the 1985-86 faculty award giv- Tenn en by the Friends of the Ruben Salazar Library at the university. Tenn is being honored in the first year the Friends have offered the award to recognize faculty member research, scholarship or creative activity. The award includes a $500 award to purchase materials chosed by Tenn for addition to the campus library. The professor-author was cited for his research, teaching and leadership in the lecture series, "What Physicists Do." He was one of four faculty members nominated by his peers. He was selected by a committee headed by Ambrose Nichols, the university's president emeritus. Liberal arts review ROHNERT PARK Liberal arts studies and the quality of today's learning institutions will be examined during an 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. meeting Saturday at Sonoma State University. Co-sponsored by Montgomery High School of Santa Rosa and the Northern California Chapter of the Meiklejohn Education Foundation of Sonoma, the session is titled, "Your Education and You." Members of the foundation, ranging in age 16 to 76, promote and encourage interest in education and citizenship. Small group discussions will be encouraged for a better exchange of ideas. High school and college students, teachers, parents and others interested are invited. Registration is $1 with a bag lunch recommended. Information about the meeting and location can be obtained by calling 938-8314. Merit Scholarship semiflnalist Richard Norwitt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Norwitt of Santa Rosa, has been selected as a semifi-nalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program for spring 1987. Norwitt is a senior at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, N.H. His name was not included in a listing of seniors at California high schools also selected as semifinal-ists. Semifinalist selection means the students rank in the top of their particular class. Native Americans Academic and cultural needs of Native American students and plans for the school year will be discussed during an open meeting of Santa Rosa City Schools' Indian Education program at 5 p.m. Friday in Santa Rosa Junior High Ford of Santa Rosa, the bride-to-be is a graduate of Montgomery High School. Santa Rosa Junior College, and San Francisco Slate University. She is student teaching and also works as a customer services operations supervisor for Greut W estern Savings. Her fiance is a graduate of Escalon High School and the Modesto Police Academy. He is an assistant manager for Richman Brothers. He is the son of Betty and Ed Cox of Modesto. Seamans-McMahon Kimberly Joy McMahon and Milliard Wayne Seamnns plan to wed In January in the Presbyterian Church of the Roses in Santa Rosa. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Josephine McMahon of Santa Rosa. She attended Santa Rosa High School and Santa Rosa Junior College. She is a eligibility worker for Sonoma County social services department Her fiance is the son of Dorothy and David L. Seamans of Scotts-burg. Ore. He attended Springfield High School in Oregon and Oregon State University. A petty officer in the Coast Guard, he is stationed aboard the ice breaker Polar Star, based In Seattle. Snow-Clark Kathleen M. Clark and Scott W. Snow are planning to wed in May. She is the daughter of Marty and John Clark of Santa Rosa; his parents are Maudie A. Snow of Walnut Creek and William R. Snow of San Ramon. The bride-elect attended Santa Rosa High School and Santa Rosa Junior College. She works for the Bank of America in the Santa Rosa main office. Her fiance attended El Camino High School, Sacramento, American River Junior College, Sacramento, and California State University, Sacramento. He works for the Bank of America's Petaluma office. School's library. The program is in the second year of a three-year plan. Parents and interested residents are invited to hear about coming events and to offer their own comments. Resource Teacher Joan Easter-day said the program is working with a $42,750 budget. Child care will be provided. Transportation can be arranged by calling 528-5219 or 528-5272. Each family attending is asked to bring a hot dish, salad or dessert. Chamber chorale Sonora's annual concert series is the Mother Lode setting for Sunday's 3 p.m. performance of Santa Rosa Junior College's Northern California Chamber Chorale, a well-known and world traveled singing group. With a number of selections and works to be performed, the concert is set for St. James Episcopal Church in Sonora. The performance is the first in a series planned by the group, including the annual Christmas Concert Dec. 16. Curtis Sprenger is the director of the group, formed in 1971 to specialize in American chamber music. Information about the chorale's series is available by calling SRJC's Music Department, 527-4249. Liberal arts careers Santa Rosa Junior College's Career Center will sponsor four seminars focusing on various career fields and opportunities based on liberal arts studies starting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 4 with "English-Based Careers" in Emeritus Hall's Newman Auditorium. Titled "Liberal Arts Careers Month," the series involves guest speakers, faculty members and others. English-Based Careers involves speakers telling how the command of English has paid off for them. Other sessions are "Social Science Centers" at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 13; "Psychology-Based Careers" at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and "Foreign Languages and Your Career" at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Information about each session can be obtained by calling SRJC's Career Center, 527-4448. Top photographers PETALUMA Three Petaluma students are among prize winners in the 1986 Scholastic-Kodak Photography Awards competition recently featured as part of a showing in New York City. Laura Thomas and Billy McCoy each earned $50 special merit awards, while Peter Frampton earned a $30 honor award. Rules folders for the 1987 competition for junior and senior high students are available from Scholastic Photography Awards, 730 Broadway, New York, N.Y., 10003. Middletown MIDDLETOWN Officials of Middletown Unified School District will dedicate the Marilyn Tallman Memorial Gymnasium in honor of one of Middletown's most beloved teachers during ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday in front of the new gym- Santa Rosa Khvanis install new officers The Downtown Santa Rosa Ki-warns Club has installed new officers. They ore Richard L Feather-stone, president; Jim Carr. president-elect; Russ Swart, vicepresi-dent; Robert Norton, secretary; Terry Urguhart. treasurer; and Fank Vannucci, past president. As prestigious for the club was the installation of club member Art Weaver as lieutenant governor of Kiwanis Division 32, which includes clubs in Sonoma. Lake and Mendocino counties. The club has 110 members and donates more than $30,000 annually to local youth activities. K.ds pajamamght Sonoma Countv Library's Chil dren's Room has scheduled a Halloween Pajama Night for kids 2 to 5 years old and their parents from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday. The special program will feature not-very -scarey stories and songs. Parents are urged to bring their youngsters in pajamas and with their favorite blanket and teddy bear. For further details, call the Children's Room, 545-0831. 'Nobody's Dance' "Nobody's Dance Company," nine Santa Rosa High School students, performs a variety dance show at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the school's auditorium. Directed by senior Heather Larl-vee, the show was organized and choreographed and is danced by students only. The proceeds from $3 general admission tickets available at the door will help pay for future company projects. 20-30 picks Stark international chief Charles D. Stark, a Santa Rosa attorney, has been installed as the international president of Active 20-30 clubs in North, Central and South Stark America. Stark, a past Santa Rosa Active president of 20-30 Club, is the second Santa Rosan in the 57 years of the club to attain the honor. Jack Kummert served in the same capacity in 1961. A major in the Army Reserve, Stark also is an adviser to the Santa Rosa Chapter, Order of DeMolay. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and the College of William and Mary law school. Mt. Olive child care SEBASTOPOL Responding to the need for safe, quality child care, Mount Olive Lutheran Church plans to open a child-care and pre-school program Nov. 3 at 460 Murphy Ave. in Sebastopol. The program will be for children 2 to 6 years old. Care and preschool hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. five days a week and year-round. Bekha Thomas and Judith Hartwig will serve as co-directors. A 4 p.m. open house Wednesday will acquaint parents and others interested in the program. Registration will be Oct. 27 to 31 from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Information by calling 823-6316. Gillespie new chief of physicians group Dr. Richard Gillespie, medical director of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital's Emergency Department, has been elected 1987 president of the California Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians. Gillespie was selected as the next president by the directors. He will take office in June 1987. He has served on the CAL-ACEP Board of Directors for the past two years and was treasurer in 1985. As president-elect, he will head the Practice Management Committee and serve on the national Public Relations Committee. Y camp for teens Sonoma County Family YMCA is accepting signups of ninth through 12th graders interested in attending the Pacific Region YMCA High School Conference '86 Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 at Camp Jones Gulch in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The Sonoma County YMCA will sponsor the trip. Cost for the Thanksgiving weekend event is $135 and includes transportation, food, lodging and materials. Sign up by visiting the YMCA, 111 College Ave., or by calling 545-YMCA. Volunteer Wheels seeks 20 drivers Volunteer Wheels has an immediate need for 20 volunteer drivers who can spend an average one half-day a week driving the elderly and disabled to essential appointments. , Featherstont and H rarer Each full the program recruits additional volunteers from the community to continue its program of providing more than 32.000 trips annually to those in need. Drivers use their own cars or a Volunteer Wheels van. Volunteers are asked to call Acrob.a.thon 544-9485. A "Shape Up" Aerob-a-thon, an aerobic exercise program to collect pledges for each minute of activity, will be Friday to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Anastasla's Health Spa in Santa Rosa. Prizes will be awarded to participants, including T-shirts, leg warmers, athletic bags and cassette recorders. Sponsor forms may be picked up from AnastuAia's Health Spa. Information is available from Susan Paul at 544-9400. or from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at 800-826-6546. Businesswomen A free wine and cheese tasting Wednesday will serve to introduce the activities and philosophy of the Santa Rosa arm of Business & Professional Women. President Annamaria Chavez-Modes said, "If you want to know more about legislation, personal development, career enhancement, E.R.A., gender equity, comparable worth, scholarships and grants, image-building or child care, come and introduce yourself." The introductory reception is 5:45 to 8 p.m. at The Fountainhead Inn in Santa Rosa. For free tickets, call 575-6340 during work hours, 544-6813 evenings. Blood bank honors Continued donations by large numbers of employees have kept or added seven Redwood Empire companies to Blood Bank of the Redwoods' Corporate Honor Roll for 1986. The blood bank, soon moving to new quarters on Bernards Drive, east of Yulupa Avenue, arranges for framed Certificates of Recognition for firms enabling at least 25 percent of their employees to donate blood on company time or at special group nights during blood mobile visits. Certificates and letters are sent to the companies by the president of the American Association of Blood Banks. The recognition is special because donating blood is a voluntary commitment. Recognized for continued support of the blood bank were State Farm Insurance, Rohnert Park; Data 3, Union Geothermal, Yaeger and Kirk, Health Plan of the Redwoods, all of Santa Rosa; Masonite of Ukiah and Korbel Champagne Cellars, Guerneville. Employee donations can go into company donor funds or to individual family plans, to other organizations, or to family members or individuals in hospitals or expecting to need blood while in surgery. The blood bank supplies blood for 17 hospitals in Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties. Diet and health Dr. David Anderson will discuss "How Diet Can Affect Our Health" at Wednesday's noon Fall Luncheon of the Sonoma County Division, California Retired Teachers Association, at the Oakmont Inn. Also, three Sonoma State University students will receive $500 scholarships to assist their studies this year. The students and their awards: Sharon May, Richmond, receiving the State Laura E. Settle Scholarship; Brigitta Hunter, Cotati, receiving the association's Sonoma County Division Scholarship, and Sheryl Chaffey, Santa Rosa, who was selected for the special Ida Roche Scholarship. Monte Rio woman wins story contest MONTE RIO Mimi Albert of Monte Rio is one of two California residents selected as winners in the PEN Syndicated Fiction Project's short story competition, which is held in co-operation with PEN Los Angeles Center and the UCLA Extension. Albert will read her winning entry, "Some Human Beings," during a special presentation along with Judith Minty of Areata, who will read her story, "Killing the Bear." Each author will receive $1,000. The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in the California Room of the UCLA Faculty Center. Admission is free, but reservations are advised. The PEN Syndicated Fiction Project provides fiction pieces to American newspapers.

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