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Page 10 The CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, August 11,2000 I I t PAI'IPF'i YOUI SFLF |77' Isn't it time gou spent a dag taking care of gourselt'? Slgle gout hair, enjog a pe'dicure or.manicure- how 'bout a massage? You deserve ii'. ii i i, ]ackie's Salon & Suppliesli Complete haircare services i] ,upplzes ~L~R.eadings- Herbs I Iridology-Healing I Bodywork By Appointment only 510-9442 Manicurist available on Friday 510-0756 208 Metropole Open 6 Days Monday - Saturday rz FACIALS & M'ASSAG Customized to the person. We use eight types of body massage, a blend of Swedish, Thai, Deep Tissue, Hellerwork, Reflexolo , Reiki, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Aeup ssure and Seated Chair Massage. Located in the Metropole Market Place * 510-9283 ,T, (between E at r and undr mat) The Spa at Catalina Featuring 5 spacious private treatment rooms for with showers in a serene tropical setting A Unique Variety Of Special Spa Packages Daily With Enticing Prices Pool & Jacuzzi Privileges Free Courtesy Shuttle 510-9255 ~ l l ii f I ~l~:l[ l l i l l illI l ]I I I r l IIll I 2 wins in by TYLER ENGEL The day's first women's soft- ball game was a nail-biter, com- ing down to Fineline's last at- bat. They scored three runs and beat Casa Mariquita by a score of 8-7. For Mariquita, Colleen Her- nandez and Emma Sanchez each collected two hits. For Fineline, Martina Johnson led the way with three hits and Callie White had two hits. In the second game Jordahl couldn't find their bats, but SCICo did, winning the game 22- 2. For Jordahl, Mary Olsen and Cecilia Alcala each had two hits, For SCIC9, Ofelia Jimenez had four hits, one of them a home run, and with three hits each were, Tracy Mires, Shelley Jimenez and Lupe Sanchez. Sanchez and Avion Harris each had a home run. STANDINGS Fineline 4-1- I SCICo 3-2-1 Casa Mariquita 3-3-0 Jordahl t-5-0 TOP BATTERS Carrie Hardey .682 Tracy Mires .636 Lupe Sanchez .632 Mary Amoroso .619 Kai Aquinde .588 Ofelia Jimenez .579 Judy Quarnstrom .571 Colleen Hernandez .565 Alison Adkins .550 Margarita Rodriguez. 526 Third annual baseball camp will begin this Monday The third annual hard ball 9 a.m and lasts until approxi- camp will be held this Monday, mately 3 p.m. August 14. The camp is not yet full. The camp is for local kids Interested kids need to go to and is headed by coaches Dave Community Services in City Snow and Joe Magno. Park and talk to Sports Coordi- The camp will last two weeks nator Eddy Sandoval no later and begin at 1 ,p.m. on both than 4 p.m. on Friday, August 4. Mondays to allow time to set For more information," Corn- everything up. munRy Services can be reached All other days camp begins at at 510-1987. I Forty one years ago, an idea came to mind to bring America's past-time to Avalon. With the help of many in the community, sponsors were lined up, coaches volunteered, equip- ment was obtained along with a field to play on. After many hours of hard work, this idea became a dream come true as the Avalon Kid Baseball league was born in 1959. During these past 41 years, thousands of kids have learned to play baseball in this wonder- ful program that was created. It was also more than just playing baseball. The kids were wel- comed into a caring family atmosphere that included at sea- sons-end an overnight camping trip to Ben Weston beach, Aval- on Little League All-stars travel- ing to the mainland for games, beautiful trophies for the players along with a trip to Dodger Sta- dium. We were taught the funda- mentals of the game, we were taught teamwork, respect for each other and the game of base- bali, along with honesty and sportsmanship---win or lose-- 215 Sumner. 510-1050 Tuesday IPM-7 PM Wednesday 1PM-7 PM Thursday 1PM-7 PM Fflday 10AM--4 PM Saturday 10AM PM Sun, Mon Closed .mama j ~ It I z ma i i i .1, Letters to the Editor policy The Catalina Islander welcomes letters to the editor repre- senting all viewpoints on issues pertaining to the Island. Views expressed do not represent the view of The Catalina Islander or its staff. All letters must include name, address and phone number for verification purposes. Letters which do not include the above information will not be considered for publication. Addresses and phone numbers will not be published. Anonymous letters will not be accepted, although names may be with held from publication. Send no copies please, letters ghould be the exclusive property of The Catalina Islander. We reserve the fight to edit letters for space, grammar and legal requirements. Send letters to: The Catalina Islander, P.O. Box 428, Avalon Ca, 90704; e-mall catis- lander@ispchannel.com; or fax, 510-2882. and most of all citizenship to ting cool. With a few tears flow- our community, family and ing, it was time to lock the gate friends, to the ballpark and get home to For this man has been a your family after 41 years. Yes, father figure on and off the'field Lolo Saldana, you're a great to all of his players and so many man. And I still feel I was safe more. So many players have at home plate 30 years ago! gone through Little League with many returning as coaches not Brian Dawes just for the love of the game but Avalon to pass on everything that they learned from this great man. Bank choices As I walk around the ball- park, I can imagine the memo- What can be done about the des this great man has of all the banking situation in our beloved games along with the great plays Avalon? that have been made along with Ever since US Bank took over the funny plays that were made Southern California Bank there is at each position, nothing but complaints from our During his final years, newfellow citizens. umpires started training along Cutting down on services, new with new coaches and score rules and regulations they don't keepers to continue the great seem very customer oriented. No foundation that was laid out 41 reflection on the ladies who work years ago. there, they try their best. After the final awards presen- It must be the absence of com- tations were made, in his final petition. If there only would be a act of keeping his voice strong choice most of us would start and holding back the tears, one banking some place else. sentence said it all: "I'm retiring Does anyone know a bank that after 41 years." would be interested in a branch in And then it was time. The Avalon? field was cleaned and watered, Yes we are a small town but equipment packed away, the competition makes for a healthy American flag lowered for the business climate. final time under this great man's There is a $1,000 reward wait- leadership, ing for you, if you can bring a As I sit in the bleachers peer- new bank to Town. ing onto the field, I realize it's getting dark, the bleachers are Wolfgang Schuman getting hard and the night is get- Avalon