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Visit your doctor not just any doctor. With three full-time physicians and a nurse practitioner dedicated to the island and its patients, we invite you to have an on-going relationship with a provider who knows you and your medical needs. Monte Mellon, MD Tracey Norton, DO Laura Ulibarri, MD Diane Chamberlin, NP CONVENIENT PROFESSIONAL COMPASSIONATE Catalina Island Medical Center 24 Hour Emergency Care Radiology, laboratory &amp; physical therapy Skilled nursing facility (310) 510-O7OO Provider appointments M-F 8 am-5 pm Mort. & Wed. 8 am-7 pm (310) 510-OO96 Island Medical Center I Wings From page I in his 1930 film "Hell's Angels" and-later by David O. Selznick's production of "Gone With The Wind." According to his son and biog- rapher, William Wellman Jr., "He didn't want any fakery." He told his two male stars Richard Aden and Buddy Rogers, "I'm gonna do this right... You're gonna take fly- ing lessons and you're gonna fly the planes while you're being pho- tographed" It's said that Wellman wanted it right because he had served as a fighter pilot during WWI. With barely a few hours training, and a button to activate a mounted cam- era, the actors were up in the sky, creating their ever so real "per- formances." The strict attention to detail-re- suited in thrilling scenes of aerial Letters From page 2 these youth spend 30 hours on a juice and water fast to experience the feeling of real hunger. This year's famine event raised more than $1,500 in the ongoing fight against hunger. This year's funds will be Used in the island country of Haiti to feed hungry kids. The kids of the CornerStone wish to thank those who provided the basics of life, bottled water and fruit juices during the Famine. dogfights and won praise for what was astonishing film footage for hs time. Considering so many of mod- em action films contain :special ef- fects, Wings still has the power to create sensations of awe. "Wings" had an unusually long first run and helped usher in the era o the blockbuster. However, time marches on and takes its toll on everyone and .everything. The original footage of "Wings," like many of its day, did not fare well over time. It fell victim to nitrate stock decomposition. Thanks to advances in digital restoration, "Wings" was restored as part of Paramount's 100-year anniversary celebration. The dam- age was pretty severe, according to Andrea Kalas, a Paramount archi- vist. "On the screen, things were starting to disappear in a cloudy way. We only wanted clouds in the sky," she said. Guests who attend the screen- raising efforts. Many other small business owners stepped forward to givo the kids some encourage- ment also. I trust you know and have re- ceived our expressions of thanks for all you do. Finally, I would like to ac- knowledge all of you who donated to support the kids in their efforts. It was through your donations, of all sizes, that today allowed a child, somewhere in Haiti, to feel the pleasure and receive the strength of a full stomach. Thanks Wings director ing will be the newly n version of' Accordin Museum, "F breathed ne era's most et orized speci: the film was Saturday, M 1:30 a.m. A eroned ever drug free. We need -this event out the part draw name<, dents must- of the stud, with snacks tokens at nc need comrr form of do( tions to m illiam Wellman among the first to see ;leased, fully restored 'ings. g to the Catalina Island aramount Pictures has life into the silent ,ic adventure, with col- d effects not seen since originally screened,' ay 19 from 11:30 p.m- in the past, thls chap- t will be alcohol and your support to make successful. Through- y the chaperones will for door prizes. Stu- )e present to win. All rots will be provided beverage, and arcade expense to them. We unity support in the ,r prizes and/or dona- ke this party free of The screening and museum ben- efit will be at 1 p.m. in the Avalon Theater. Pipe organ master Robert D, Salisbury, will accompany the film with an original score. Director Wellman was a legend- ary Hollywood personality known for his rugged individualism and passionate quest for adventure. The Citalina Island Museum has arranged for rare personal ap- pearances by William Wellman. Jr. and Cissy Wellman before the showing of their father's famous film. They will be on hand after the screening of "Wings," in the museum's Harbor Room. They will sign copies of Wil- liam Wellman, Jr.'s best-selling book about his father's early life, "The Man and his Wings," which are is sale in the Catalina Island Museum Store. For more information, call the Catalina Island Museum at (310) 510-2414. support. If you have any questions please call Patti Engel, or Wayne Herbst at (310) 510-0790 or Tina Kennedy at 310-405-5174. Thank yot/for ymtr continued support. After Prom Party Committee 2012 Chamber Day rinses $134,783 The numbers speak for them- selves. The to[al this year exceed- ed even our most optimistic pro- jections. All we can say is "Thank Thanks Bob, atCatalina Beverage, for stepping up with generous as- sistance. Special thanks goes to the new VON's management team, Rich- ard and Brittany, for their gener- ous and prompt response to our request for assistance. Also, we would like to thank Catalina Is- for blessing. Scott Schmeckpeer For the CornerStone TeenCenter Kids After Prom Party The seventeenth annual Af- charge to th Many ol this event years, and tinue to su[ Aval0 Sc your convel your donati, Box 557, or participants. you have supported for the past several ee hope you will con- port this tradition for hools students. For fience, you may mail )n to Avalon Schools, call Patti Engel at the you, thank you, thank you" to the SoCal diving community. Not only will this help keep our Cham- ber on firm financialfooting for another year, but we: also raised the $27,000 (as part of the overall total) that is needed to buy a new compressor to use during treat- ments. land Resort Services, aka Santa Catalina Island Company, for the donation of many rewards for our youth as they achieved different levels of pledges in their fund- ter Prom Party is currently in the planning stages. This year the gathering will be hosted for the prom participants at the Three Palms Arcade. The event will be school at (5 will be hap[ should be rr Schools, me Please h, fer this sa students wi donation of Rates From page 1 vote. The c Morrow dis yoted again the June 201 New stree 10) 510-0790 and we yto pick it up. Checks ade payable to Avalon mo After Prom Party. ;lp us continue to of- 'e celebration to our h your tax-deductible either, prizes or cash Simply amazing. Fiom the bot- tom of our hearts, thank you so very much. Your geaerosity and support means the world to us. Ken Kurtis, chairrr an, Chamber Day/Eve 7012 Beverly Hills 3uncil voted 5-1, with senting. Morrow .had the increase during 1 budget process. t performer rules The council gn month extension of reconstruction contra, cil did not increase dr the contract. RBF reqt tension because weadr issues caused the reco fort to take longer thai The council re( The council ori'Tuesday ap- proved on first reading an amend- ment to the section of the city code that regulates street performers. The amendment includes a ban on amplification of. sound and changes the allowed time of performances. The council waived further read- ing of the ordinance. The issue will return to the 6ouncil at a fu- ture date for a final vote. The council also: That same night, the City Council waived the harbor use $2 wharfage "fee for anyone who uses the Catalina Express Free Birthday Trip program. The wharfage fee as of Sept. 15, 2011, is $2.50 per per- son. mted a six- tBF's sewer t. The coun- e amount of ested the ex- er and other struction ef- expected. aested more information about a 9roposed air show. The city has re eived a Spe- cial Event Permit app ication from Creative Network tc produce a Catalina Air Show i,nd Festival. Creative Ntwork pro l,osed to have the event the weeken l of Sept. 29 and 30. According City Clerk Radde, the council wa ted an emer- gency plan for the pr( osed event. Radde said if the ai show went 1,000 feetbeyond Catl ina it would be oiat of  ity's jurisdiction and no permitSLould be r@quired. In closed session I the council took no reportable aqtion on real estate negotiations o,er.the price and payment terms tor the Cata- lina Yacht Club's leas to use Ava- lon property. 41 Friday, May 4, 2012 THE CATAI JNA ISLANDER t ......... 'F r" 7'r F 1T"'Tlltlllq:r 1"[7:  T n ff  -- n   ' "4: , , . ..,',,,, ,llP T ,ll T,,I., IIITT%IIll ',rrT;""""TTll[ ......... II-7-TF-TIT-"'-'-'IITIIII'tTIITll f ' : I