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The 2012 Avalon High Schoo Prom, =An Evening In Paradise" was held on Saturday May 19 at the Landing Restaurant. There Was the traditional Prom Walk down the pier beforehand and an after-party at Three Palms Arcade sponsored by CHOICES following the dance, Seen here are this year's Prom King and Queen Nick Morones and Celeste Meza. Photo by Jennifer Leonhardi Four Preps Concert, Aug. 24 Anyone who has heard the song "26 Miles" (...across the sea Santa Catalina is waiting for me) could hardly forget the melodious paen to the "Island of Romance." The song, written by Bruce Belland while on a ditch day from high school, was the first hit for Four Preps. The singing group was quickly put together byl Belland and some high school friends to fill a spot in their school's talent show. The Four Preps, featuring orig- inal lead singer Belland, will ap- pear in concert in the Casino The- ater from 6 to 8p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24. There will be a special VIP reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available exclusively at General admis- sion: $25 (Rows 24-29); preferred admission: $35 (Rows 11-35); premium admission: $50 (Rows 1-10); premium admission plus a VIP reception with The Four Preps: $100. The Four Preps amassed eight gold singles and three gold albums during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s with million-selling songs includ- ing: "26 Miles," "Big Man," "Lazy Summer Night," and "Down by the Station" The current edition of The Four Preps features the original lead singer, Bruce Belland, Bob Dun- The Four Preps with Bruce Belland, left. can (form'erly with the Diamonds and The Crew Cuts), Michael Duncan (of The Crew Cuts), and Skip Taylor. The Four Preps in Concert is Birthdays May 25 Raquel Jimenez May 26 Mindy Malan Aimee Casillas David Markowitz Leiana Hooikaika May 27 Lana A. Brown May 28 Jing Boultinghouse Herman Saldana Marina Belsito Mark Saldana Ellen Hodge a fundraising event of the Rotary Club of Avalon. Proceeds of the event will be used in support of the club's local and international phil- anthropic activities. May 29 Barbara Langlois Ryan Whitaker May 30 Joseph Saldana Bear Opah May31 Kelly Dahl Gene Eubank Diane Conover Paul Perea Jr. Kassandra Rojo Anniversaries May 26th Joe and Terri Hernandez Spring _ Bowleg Results From Three Palms Arcade Final Standings 1.*** Slots Of Fun 2. Strike Up Bowlers 3. Pairs & Spares 4. 2d2b 5. 3 Deep 6. Top Notch Security 7. 3 Men And A Lady - 8. Average Joes 9. Catalina Beverage 10. Missplits 11. Lucky Strikes 12. Plan Rec'rs 13. Catherine Misfits 14. Bubble Bowlers 15. Pinheads 16. Alley Cats [IELIEVE BECAUSE IT WORKS Overall Score Leaders * 1. Joey Ha11--2,138 2. Chris Arnold--2,045 3. Shawn Ha11--1,997 4. Marianna Garcia--1,922 5. Flynn Lopez--1,920 6. Birdie Woods--l,858 7. Joe Hernandez--1,783 8. Justin Hernandez--1,768 9. Mr. Pitts--1,725 10. Jaime Moreno--1,714 Strike Leaders "1. Joey Hall (48) 2. Brett Hernandez (35) 3. Shawn Hall (34) Spare Leaders "1. Strike Up Bowlers Tournament champs "1. Marianna Garcia (49) 2. Chris Arnold (45) 3. Flynn Lopez (41) CATALINA TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IS SEEKING CHARTER OR "PRIVATE TOUR" DRIVERS. Needed on a part time and on-call basis to take customers into the In- terior of the Island. Should have knowledge of the island and the City of Avalon, we provide training as well. Applicant should enjoy talking and visiting with customers. Come by our offices at 228 Metropole Avenue for an employment application & Call 310-510-0342 for more information. Weight Watchers is pleased to announce our new meeting location on Catalina Island! Come see what all the excitement is about! Hotel Metropole Catalina 205 Crescent Ave Avalon, CA 90704 Meetings now running: Thursday: 5:3opm *Weigh-in begins a half hour prior to the start of the meeting. For a full schedule at any Weight Watchers/ocafion, please visit: NhBmm EXPERIENCE AVALON'S NEWEST WET AND WILD RIDE... ....................... Friday, Ma5-.2012,, : 5 THE CATALINA ISLANDER Y