Letters to the Editor

Thanks from center

Friends of Prado Day Center recently held the fifth annual Culinary Carnival at the Embassy Suites Hotel. We would like to extend a huge bouquet to the Embassy Suites Hotel for its generous contribution by providing the venue for our event.

We also thank the following local restaurants, wineries and breweries for their generosity: Bon Temps Creole Café, Tahoe Joe’s Famous Steakhouse, Splash Café, Del Monte Café, Ventana Grill, Jaffa Café, BlackHorse Espresso and Bakery, Novo Restaurant and Lounge, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Claiborne & Churchill Vintners, Cass Winery, Castoro Cellars, Edna Valley Vineyard, Tolosa Winery, Einhorn Beer, Baileyana Winery, Saucelito Canyon Vineyard and Winery, Opolo Vineyards, Talley Vineyards and Chamisal Vineyards.

Additional thanks go to our generous sponsors: Embassy Suites Hotels, Mission Community Bank, Mulberry Street Market Intelligence, Mosaic Business Services, The UPS Store, Lois and Chuck Crotser, the Ardantz Family and the Rawlings Family. Thank you also to our volunteers and those who donated items for the live and silent auctions. Lastly, thank you to Et Voila for donating a portion of their proceeds for the month of February.