Court #1079 Santa Maria

95th Anniversary of Court Santa Maria #1079 was celebrated on September 9, 2023, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with a reception following at the Santa Maria Inn. Life time members (in front row) L to R are: In white T-shirt is Helen Salla (joined Feb 1961); next to Helen is Mary Goodspeed (joined Feb 1959); and in purple is Dorathy Rodman (joined Jun 1955).

In anticipation of participating in Make a Difference Day (October 28th), after our October 2023 meeting, members stayed and stuffed cloth ditty bags with numerous items – Kleenex, hand sanitizer, toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, razor, deodorant, bar of soap, hand lotion, shampoo, comb, and brush. The ditty bags were sewed by one of our members and the items were donated by many of our members. The Kleenex had a message to share:

California State Court Circle of Love Awards 2023 were presented to Court Santa Maria #1079. The court won Second Place in both the Leadership and Family spokes of the Circle of Love.

On June 13, 2023, Regent Yolanda Ramos presented the CDA Chaplain pin to Father Jim Anderson.

Father Jim Anderson visited our Court on February 14, 2023. Father Jim is our new Court Chaplain.

On October 23rd, 2022, members attended the 09:30 Mass at St Mary of the Assumption to celebrate CDA Sunday. Here are a couple fun photos. Terry hasn’t received the “official” photograph that was taken.

Members threw a Baby Shower at their May 9, 2023, business meeting. Here is Regent Yolanda Ramos and Christina Soltan, Executive Director of Care Net Pregnancy & Resource Center Santa Maria.

Catholic Charities asked if our Court might be able to help stock their pantry with feminine hygiene products – because food stamp programs and subsidies under the WIC (women, infants and children) program help with groceries but do not cover menstrual products. So, in anticipation of Make a Difference Day on October 22nd, members brought feminine hygiene products to the October 11th, 2022, meeting.

Santa Maria Court 1079 received a $1,000.00 check from Community Bank of Santa Maria.  It was given to an organization that has proven to be stellar in its motto of Unity and Charity.  Thanks to one of our members, Phyllis Sabo,  who brought the application to our Regent Yolanda Ramos to complete – indicating all the things we do as a Catholic Christian Women’s organization locally, statewide, and nationally.  Kudos to Phyllis.  Left to right: Phyllis Sabo, Janet Silveria, and Regent Yolanda Ramos. This photograph and article appears in the Summer 2022 issue of the SHARE magazine on page 49.

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Last updated 10:15 PM, December 11, 2023

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