The Oceano/Five Cities Elks Lodge No. 2504 recently hosted its annual Public Safety Appreciation Dinner to honor the law enforcement officers and firefighters from the eight public safety agencies serving the Five Cities area.
The honorees are:
Sgt. David Kenitz, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office; Officer Jeremy Burns, Arroyo Grande Police Department; Sgt. Sonny Gerber, Grover Beach Police Department; Sgt. Kyle White, Pismo Beach Police Department; Officer Gerardo Trejo, CHP; firefighter Michael LoPresti, Five Cities Fire Authority; firefighter Kenan Marting, Cal Fire/Pismo Beach; and Ranger Tyler David, State Parks.
Each recipient was presented with an award by the lodge’s exalted ruler, Frank Mackie.
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The Pismo Beach Cities Lions Club recently awarded scholarships worth $500 each to four Arroyo Grande High School students and one New Tech High School student.
The awardees and the scholarship each were awarded are:
From Arroyo Grande High School, Jane Campbell received the Shelby Ford Entrepreneurship Scholarship; Kirk Mistretta and Siena Fiorentino both received a Joe Rose Business Scholarship; Cameron Storton received the David Zardeneta Public Safety Scholarship; and Stephanie Dahmen from New Tech High School received the Pismo Beach Cities Lions Legacy Scholarship.
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