Editor, Ceres Courier,
The Ceres Woman's Club would like to thank the citizens and businesses of Ceres for making our annual charity boutique in December a success. We could not do it without their support.
Winners at our boutique were as follows:
Laptop computer with printer and mouse, Cathy Dow.
The $100 gas card went to Mary Topie.
The $200 Visa gift card went to Tim Taylor.
The food basket was won by J.L. Baker.
The Save Mart gift card was won by Clara Enos.
The toy basket went to Cara Farina.
Mary Topie also won the tool kit from Home Depot.
Toys from Ceres Drug Store were won by Kim Bejaran, Barbara Aldridge and Belva Gaines.
A Charity Gives Back gift certificate was won by Derek Kanberlain.
Ace Hardware yard decorations were won by Carmen Ingols and Art Clawson while Jerald Reeves won a plant stand from the business.
Winning ceramic bowls were Martha Gadke and Brenda Anderson.
Ace Hardware wind chimes, Cynthia Sawyak.
Home Depot Dirt Devil went to Derek T.
Starbucks cards went to Carmen Ingols and Margie Bogard.
A CVS Forever card went to Mike Toste.
CVS wonderstreet, Carmen Ingols.
Sunglasses donated by Dr. Gerald Wing, Shelly Faulk and Carmen Ingols.
Rite Aid Budweiser sign, Kristin Hicks.
Mountain Mike's pizza certificates to Don Pate, Loretta Pate and Barbara Aldridge.
Gift certificates from Bob's Coffee Shop went to a Mr. Starr and Debbie Bilyeau.
Winning eight-piece meals from KFC were Clara Enos, Melissa Burns, Loretta Pate, and Kristen Hicks.
A Ceres Beauty Shop gift certificate was won by Dwight Faulk.
A $10 My Garden Café cards went to Brandon Faulk and Carmen Ingols.
Cost Less donated a $25 gift certificate that went to Don Pate.
A $25 gift card from Floral Cottage went to Mickey D'Askquith.
IHOP gift certificate for two meals was won by Sheila Davis.
A Las Cascada gift certificate went to Ken Burrow.
A $25 gift certificate from Sanes went to Kim Bejaran.
A $50 gift certificate from La Morenita went to Ellen Tolber.
A Der Wienershnitzel gift certificate went to Donna Welton.
A $25 Rancho San Miguel card went to Tyler Lowe.
A door prize was won by S. Langley.
Whew! That was a lot of participation by so many.
If you have missed our boutique you can check us out Dec. 3, 2016. Watch for our ad in the Ceres Courier. We have food to eat, food to sell, arts and crafts for sale, big prizes to win. We have room for outside vendors, Santa Claus, Christmas tree and music. We are community oriented. We gave away a laptop computer with a printer and mouse, a $550 grand prize. A $200 gasoline gift certificate and a $300 Visa to spend any way the citizen wishes. A large toy wagon full of toys, a large food wagon foldable full of food, numerous gifts and door prizes.
What do we do with your money? 97 percent goes to charity, 3 percent is operational. We support the Gospel Mission, Salvation Army, JFK School, the Redwood Home, $500 scholarships to three high schools, Hospice, Faith Home Teen Ranch, Ceres Historical Society, Haven House, Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center, Penny Pines, and many others as needed. Dust off the rust and come and join us. We host the busiest elderly women in town.
Ceres Woman's Club
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