Letters to the Editor

Fun run thanks

The Marianne Talley Foundation celebrated the 21st Annual Fun Run on June 1 at Talley Vineyards.

Thanks to everyone who came out to support this family fun community event. Congratulations to the overall winners: 5K: John Nichols (16:31), Audrey McClish (19:29); 10K: Kara Thorn (36:32), Kevin Cooper (38:15); and Youth Mile: Joshua Bell (6:20), Taylor Jones (6:31).

Since 1993, the foundation has granted $210,000 in scholarships to 45 Arroyo Grande High School students.

We thank our sponsors: LeftLane Sports, Cavaletto Brothers, Heritage Oaks Bank, Farm Credit West, LaceKeepers, Running Warehouse, Makor Wines, Wayne’s Tires, Drs. Hayashi & Chen, E.C. Loomis Insurance, Mary Harris, Stephen Ross Cellars, Santa Maria Seeds, Richardson Properties, Cerro Vista Cellars, Honda/Toyota of Santa Maria, LFMG Accountants, GLM Landscape, Irrigation West, J.Carroll, Central Coast Printing, Okui’s, House of Bread and Brough Construction. Raffle prizes were thankfully donated by: Compass Health, Avila Bay Club, Doc Burnstein’s, Talley Farms, Yoga Village, Surfside Deli, Breakfast Buzz, GH Sports, Tiki Hut, Splash Cafe, Café Andreini, Branch Street Deli, SLO Go For It Sports, Jaffa Café, Mr. Pickles, AG Meats, Massage Kneads and Klondike Pizza.

Additional thanks to Rob O’Sullivan, Terry Veal, Tootie Bevill, Sean Ricketts and the AGHS volunteers.