Justin’s 18th Annual Wine Society gala was held August 2nd; it is always fun to see familiar faces return each year for this spectacular event. Guests were entertained with live music, delicious food, and tastes of our current release wines. I enjoy sharing the excitement of faithful Wine Society members as they extol the virtues of their favorite wine.
Kremer Last year Mike Thompson was just another rookie in the audience. This year he’s onstage for the panel on “Life as a Rookie,” weaving a cautionary tale. Thompson grew up in a gang infested neighborhood in the South and was stabbed in the arm before his rookie season because he refused to give a gang member $7,000..
House Bill 2526 provides Oklahoma police departments with a check list to use when responding to domestic violence calls. The check list contains questions developed by researchers to be asked of victims of domestic violence. The purpose of the questions is to assess the level of danger at the scene and the type of support service referrals necessary to provide protection for the victim..
Jim Benison with 28 arrests. New York State Troopers James Foley of Troop T and Shameed Yadali of Troop F both earned the Trooper spot for each arresting 24 DWI offenders in 2009. The Park Police spot went to Officer Eric Szkatulski with 23 arrests..
Vovito: Send a sweet Gelato Gram to someone special! Order by February 10th on Vovito’s website and your recipient will receive an email or call during the Valentine’s Day weekend, notifying them that they have been given a Gelato Gram, which can be claimed from Feb 14th 19th. Each Gelato Gram includes two scoops of gelato or sorbetto, two chocolate covered strawberries and a customized message. Non members can call 425.453.7887 for more information..
The Aston Martin Owners’ Club and Morgan Sports Car Club were most enthusiastic and supported the event over the Bank Holiday as did the Armstrong Siddeley Owners’ Club to a lesser extent. I was never sure if the Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club was with us or not, they sent out mixed messages and on the day only one car turned up. The really big surprise was the Bentley Drivers’ Club who from an initial whole hearted support slowly withdrew to the point where they would not respond to subsequent e mails other than on one occasion when we were accused by a Section area Chairman of trying to poach their members! I sent out, at three monthly intervals, news updates of our plans to all invited guest secretaries as they developed together with ‘invited guest’ club application forms.