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DOS VALLES GARDEN CLUB held their annual Awards program June 16 at St. Stephen Church. This year, proceeds from their plant sales enabled the club to give $1000 scholarships to three college students going into agriculture-related fields: Damian Stehly, Bresa Martin, and Sullivan Shimer. All three winners had left for their summer jobs and were unable to attend the awards program. The club presented checks totaling $2,500 to VC Elementary AG day, VC Middle School Thunderhawk Farms, VC High School and Oak Glen High School ROP Floriculture activities, and Valley Center Library, Friends of the library.

The VC elementary schools participated in the annual “Smokey Bear–Woodsy Owl “ Poster Contest. The posters were evaluated by the Valley Center Fire Protection District, and 15 winners were selected in the statewide contest. Representative Valeria Sauzo from State Senator Joel Anderson’s office presented the winners with certificates of appreciation. The Club also recognized and thanked Allinson Propane and the VC Library for their support of community activities. Winners of the Dos Valles Garden Club annual “Smokey Bear–Woodsy Owl“ contest with Carol Curcio, the event coordinator.

LITTLE LEAGUE FALL BALL REGISTRATION—Valley Center Little League announces that registration for fall baseball is now available on our new website. Fall ball is for boys and girls who would be entering the Caps Division on up through the Major’s Division. Games will be played on Friday nights and Saturday afternoons or evenings so they don’t interfere with Valley Center Youth Soccer games as some kids want to play both soccer and baseball in the fall. The fee to register is $100. Practices will start the week of August 24 and games will start the weekend of September 11. Please visit our website at to register.

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