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Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Joseph G. Rose Post 7635, Auxiliary recently donated 63 pairs of non-slip socks to patients at the Livermore VA Hospital. Members taking part in the project included, from left, President Judy Quinn, Marylou Lillemoen, Sharon Andrade, Loretta Martinez…

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Gustine Seniors last week installed their 2020 officer team. The officers include, from left, Liz Owens, hostess; Doyle Owens, sergeant at arms; Marlene Terry, treasurer; Millie Bizzini, secretary/reporter; Marge Auria, vice president; Marlene Rodriguez, financial secretary; Sharon Andrade, …

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The Newman Garden Club has selected the Gustine home of Titi Schouten as its January Garden of the Month. The Schouten home is located at 1135 Payne Ave.

Thursday, Jan. 9: Turkey bacon club sandwich, fresh banana, side salad and carrots, orange juice

The Newman Lions Club recently presented a $500 donation to the Newman Salvation Army. Salvation Army representative Beverly Joyce, left, accepted the contribution from Lions Club President RoseLee Hurst.

Several members of the Westside 4-H Club recently volunteered to ring bells for the Salvation Army kettle campaign in Gustine. Members taking part included, from left, Natalie Ventura, Carson Bell, Crue Correa, Ryan Barcellos, Broc Borba, Luke Ventura, Olivia Rocha and Nick Ventura.

The Newman Lions Club recently donated $1,000 to West Side Senior Awareness. The donation helped provide items which were distributed to local seniors Friday. Sandie Lessel, left, accepted the donation from Lions Club members RoseLee Hurst and Bill Hurst. 

Project competition is a local and section event that allows students with exceptional supervised agricultural experience (SAE) projects to compete against members throughout their section to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in their project area. Students are judged based on a rubric …

Members of the Newman 4-H Club have been very active during the holiday season as they have participated in a variety of community service activities.

Members of the Portuguese Fraternal Society of America, Council 7 Gustine-Newman, celebrated Chriksktmas with a potluck dinner and ugly sweater contest recently. Members also brought canned food items to donate to the Agape Pantry. The council received three certificates and a $250 check the…

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Elementary students in the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District were recently screened for potential vision problems by members of the Newman Lions Club. The district Lions organization purchased several scanning devices which local club members used to conduct the service project. A…

Portuguese Fraternal Society of America

A dozen Newman FFA members recently attended the 92nd annual National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Ind., where they convened with members and advisors from across the nation.

To kick off the month of October, some Gustine FFA members and officers volunteered for the Merced Farm 2 U day. Members assisted building managers with their presentations and anything else they needed throughout the day. 


The Newman home of Brett and Kelly Kirby has been selected as the Newman Garden Club’s garden of the month for November. The Kirby home is located at 1228 Kern St. 

The Gustine Seniors honored past presidents of the organization at its Nov. 8 meeting. Past presidents include, from left, Marlene Terry, Vanda Medeiros and Mary Jane Dutra.

The Newman Garden Club hosted its “Garden of Tables” fund-raising event Saturday at Pea Soup Andersen’s in Santa Nella, where guests enjoyed socializing as they enjoyed the exquisitely-decorated tables.

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Members of the Orestimba 50-Plus Club were in the Halloween spirit recently. Dressing in the Halloween theme were, from left, Loveada Fresquez, Rosa Goodin, Sharon Andrade, Marlene Terry, Sonia Humphrey and Helen Cabral.  

The Westside 4-H Club installed its new officer team Oct. 3. The officers include, from left, Nick Ventura, historian; Ethan Eleshio, healthy living; Ryan Barcellos, sergeant at arms; Josie Nunes, vice president; Carson Bell, sergeant at arms; Mikayla Silveira, president; Natalie Ventura, se…