The Las Candelas installation meeting and luncheon was held recently at the home of Doris Boyer. The installation was conducted by Debbie Hinckley, a past president of Las Candelas.
Among those being installed were President Cathy Keen and First Vice-President Karen Whyte, benefit chairman for 2007.
This year's Life Membership award was presented to Carole De Paul, a longtime member who has held every office in Las Candelas and continues to give volunteer service to the organization. Membership Chairman Diane Johnson presented her with the award.
Four provisionals were introduced. They are Nancy Stone, Ellyn Semler, Monica Sierra and Marcia Lytle. Each new member was presented with a rose as they were welcomed into the Las Candelas membership.
The Candelas slate of officers for 2006-2007 are: President Cathy Keen, 1st Vice- President Mary Boger; 2nd Vice-President Jeanne Flint-Werbelow, 3rd Vice-President Debbie Hinckley and Patty McCormick, 4th Vice-President Dianne Endlsey and Diane Russell, 5th Vice-President Louise Lewis and Ginger Whitesell, 6th Vice-President Karen Whyte,
Recording Secretary Marilyn Butler, Corresponding Secretary Valery Moorhead, Treasurer Liz Reynolds, Philanthropy Treasurer Ann Jones and Parliamentarian Joan Anderson
Committee chairmen include Verdugo Mental Health Center, Mary Lane; YMCA, Linda Gregg; Provisionals, Sally Perkins and Diane Russell; Social, Sharon Gregg, menus and Nancy Crossland, reservations; Christmas Party, Cathy Keen; Summer Party, Fran Buchanan; Press Relations, Bobbi Gangi and Gladys Kabateck; Historian, Barbara Benz; Associate and Life Members, Esther Bowen and Remembrance and Telephone, Esther Bowen.lso-las.candelas.0622.j-BPhotoInfoKG1S7EQ120060622j18gi2nc(LA)President Cathy Keen, serving her second year as president and Benefit Chairman, Karen Whyte.