On Sunday, pioneer families and friends will meet, greet and eat together at the annual Lions Club Old Timers Picnic at San Miguel Park on K Street. Pioneer Day Royalty will be on hand, and everyone 80 or older is treated to a free meal.
Greeting and registration will start at 11:30 a.m. Dinners will be served from noon to 3 p.m. They’ll also take listings of birthdays, anniversaries and meetings for the 2013 Lions Club calendar.
At 6 p.m. Monday, a meeting will be held at the San Miguel Mercantile on Mission Street to form a committee for the annual Christmas Light Parade, which will be held on a Saturday in December (date to be decided). All interested people are invited to attend. Ideas and suggestions are welcome. If you can’t make the meeting and would like to participate, contact Miki at 975-6996 or see her at the Mercantile. There is always room for more helpers.
Election Day is Nov. 6. Both the San Miguel School District Board of Education and the San Miguel Community Services District have openings. Candidates vying for two seats on the school board are: Berkley Baker, Steve Christian, Kate Pessolano and Bandy J. Smith.
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Candidates vying for three seats on the CSD board are: Al Belden, John Green, Dale Hamblin, Richard Harrison, Anthony Kalvans, Larry Reuck and Richard Smithin.
The Pleasant Valley School also has two seats open on its board. Candidates are: Don Duke, Greg Jaeger and Shellie Winter.
Lynne Schmitz’s column is special to The Tribune. Her column appears here weekly. Reach her at Lynne_Schmitz@yahoo.com (with “San Miguel News” in the subject line) or 467-3565.