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N sen/ice- Letterto the Editor Church for her "Memorial Markowitz and his High School seen. With the remarkable leader- Service" and what a happy occa- Marching Band lead us, "New ship of "Mr. Markowitz" they did On January 20, all of those of sion it was! A "Celebration Of Orleans Style" down Metropole themselves proud and showed the us whQ knew and loved Jeanne Life" that I had never experienced Avenue to the "M" restaurant for whole community how fortunate Hill were deeply saddened at her before! a very nice feast and reflection, we are to have a music program passing, but leave it to her hus- There was hardly a dry eye in IT WAS AMAZING! We were as professional as the one we have band, Bill, and her children, Gina, the church, but .that was mostly even given "Mardi Gras" beads in our local school. Kathleen, and Roger, to make from laughing at all of the won- to wear! I have just one suggestion, sure that she had one of the most derful stories about Jeanne and I must say a word or two about How about doing this for ALL remarkable "send offs" I have we would still be telling them this band. I know many of these of the "Memorial Services" on ever had the privilege of experi- today, if we all had beenable to students and their families and the Island!?! Let this be one of encing! share all of ourparticularremem- even observed them practicing our "new" traditions. We have On March 1, I was in the brances. But then the "topper of ,this processional and a better certainly lost so many of our older "standing room only" Community all toppers" occurred when David bunch of young people I have ever citizens and what a way to show our love for them and enjoy our local marching band at the same time. We have also lost a lot of our traditions, so starting a few new ones is much fieeded. Kudos to the Hill family and the High School Marching Band. Jeanne would have been so proud! Chuck Liddell Avalon The Friends of the Avalon Library's semi-annual big book sale will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10am-2pm. It includes books, music, and mov- 'ies. Community members are encouraged to bring donations to the library before Friday, April 11. The Friends of the Avalon Library will use the proceeds to help fund special library events and services to the benefit of the community. Avalon Library is part of the County of Los Angeles Library. It is located at 215 Sumner Avenue. To learn more about what's hap- pening at the library, please call (310) 510-1050 or check the library's website at colapublib,or, g. To join the Friends of the Library contact Burney Ramming at (310) 422-1406. ** Founded in 1913 by Ernest Windle Publisher Vince Bodiford Editor Dennis Kaiser Advertising Jon Remy Office Assistant Kristy Throndson Business Office Graphic Designer Christy Smith Multimedia Director France Te 635 CRESCENT AVENUE SUITE A AVALON, CA 90704 (310) 510-0500 FAX: (310) 510-2882 Postmaster: Send address changes to The Catalina Islander P.O. Box 428, Avalon, CA 90704 DEADLINES Calendar: Noon Monday News: S p.m. Monday Display Advertising: 2 ~.m. Tuesday Classified Advertising: Noon Tuesday Legal/Public Notices: 5 D.m. Monday SUBSCRIPTIONS Send to One Year Subscrlptior Catalina .............................................. $39 Mainland ............................................ $48 Subscriotions via First Class Mail are available for $80/year A Publication of CommunityMedia Corporation. CATALINA ISLANDER (USPS 093-140) Acceptance under 39C. F.R. 3464 oenOdlCals eostage paid at Avalon. CA 90704 ana other additional offices. Adjudication Decree NO. 377598. Date of Adjudication: Oct. 4, 1934 Exact Name of Newspaper as shown in the Petition for Adjudication: The Catalina Islander. Published weekly at 101 Madlla Avenue, #6 Avalon, CA 90704. The entire contents of The Catalina Islander are copyrighted by The Catalina Islander. No part may be repro- duced in any fashion without written consent of the publisher. This publication is printed almost entirely on recycled paper. Contents Copyright 2014 and Title Registered, Catalina Islander, Inc., All Rights Reserved. staff, contractors, and council accountable. and appreciate input from residents with expertise through the use of Citizens Advisory Groups. let our budget, our hiring, and our planning get this our of whack again. o e,f' should be a collaborative and participatory process, which is achievable only through open dialogue and transparency. me, and if you do make me your choice, I will be your voice... I we can make a difference' ~ PROUD MEMBER OF THE CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION 2 i Friday, April 4, 2014 THE CATALINA ISLANDER