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Fdday, September 1, 2006 CMIMJIP IIINJ INII P~e3 I Framed by the crystalline the best moments of my life, but a ocean, waving palm trees and a career and a way of life. I'm just cloudless blue sky, surfer/musi- glad that now my music can help clan Donavon Frankenreiter enter- raise money for such a worthy tained a near capacity crowd at the cause" inaugural "Friends of Avalon Bay" Featuring songs from both his concert at "postcard perfect" Des- first self-titled album and his canso Beach on Sunday, Aug. 27. newest release "Move By Your- Proceeds from the event will self" (Lost Highway), Donavon total nearly $10,000 that the City brought residents and visitors of of Avalon will be able to use all ages to their feet. towards Bay Water Quality Pro- For the encore, Donavon and jects that will help guarantee that his band were joined by .opener the waters remain clean for years The White Buffalo for a powerful to come for the enjoyment of visi- version of "The Weight." At the tors and residents alike, end of the show in a near symbol- "We thought Donavon was ic gesture, Donavon stripped off the perfect artist to kick off our his shirt and dove into the ocean. fundraising efforts because of his A surprise guest was seven- career as a top professional surfer time Tour de France winner Lance and musician" said Bettina Breck- Armstrong, who is a big fan of enfeld of Plan B Events who pro- Donavon but had never seen him duced the event for the City of perform live and had never been to Avalon. Catalina Island. As Donavon stated "the ocean Armstrong came over just for has provided me not only some of the show and sat among the crowd as everyone moved and grooved throughout the afternoon event. "It's so fitting that the concert was right on the beach and it was the perfect setting because it reminded everyone why they were here" said Bob Lundblad of Plan B Events, who along with Breck- enfeld produced the benefit con- cert. "We're excited about where we go from here as we begin to build on our mission to raise awareness, educate and assist the City of Avalon with their efforts to improve Bay Water Quality in Avalon Bay." The best part of having the event so successful was having the final autograph seekers ask "when are we doing this again?" For sponsorship opportunities and more information on the City of Avalon's Bay Water Quality proj- ects, go to www.planbevents.com or call Bettina at Plan B Events (951) 674-8189. Donavon Frankenreiter entertains crowd at the inaugural "Friends of Avalon Bay" concert at =postcard perfect" Descans0 Beach on Sunday, Aug. 27. i A new slate of officers took the the medical center." Yacht Club; Gina Long, member at helm of the Catalina Island Med- Assuming new leadership posi- large; and CPA Christy Lins, who ical Center Foundation on Aug. tions in the foundation will be will be a member at large and who 23. Chair Rudy Piltch; Vice Chair will also be taking over the foun- "I'm excited to see the enthusi- Arlene Blake and Secretary dation's financial oversight. Certi- asm that the new officers have," Michael Ponce. Neva Jenningsfled Nurse Practitioner Karla Par- said Catalina Island Medical Ceil- will continue to serve as treasurer, sons joined the board in the spring. ter Administrator Bill Greene. The board has also recently Continuing to serve on the "With new leadership comes new welcomed new members, includ- board will be Delores Kuzmanic, opportunities to meet the chal- ing Ponce; Dr. Bob Herstoff, who representLr|g the Hospital Auxil- lenge of raising needed funds for will represent the Catalina Island iary; Carl Lambert, representing the Avalon Tuna Club; and Bill Those purposes are "to solicit Greene, as the CIMC administrator, donations of funds and property At the Aug. 23 meeting Parsons for the CIMC to lab used for capi- led a round of applause for outgo- tal improvements and program ing board chair Maggie Maki. development." "My hope is that the board will The board has begun discus- join together in a more aggressive sions on developing a number of program to achieve principle fund-raising programs. purposes as set out in the by- ''We have a generous commu- laws" incoming Chair Rudy Piltch nity and there are many opportuni- said. ties," Piltch said. PUBLIC NOTICE INTERIOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on September 1, 2006 the City of Avalon begins its Annual Registration for all Interior Residen- tial Vehicles, and will continue through November 1, 2006. Vehicle permits renewed after 5:30 p.m. November 1, 2006 shall be considered late, and will be required to pay a "late renewal charge" of $25.00 per permit, in addition to the regu- lar renewal fee. If you wish to register a vehicle at this time, you may drive it clown to City Hall, and bring proof of ownership or lawful pos- session. You must also be prepared to provide proof of Interi- or Residency. INTERIOR PERMIT HOLDERS, WHO HAVE RELOCATED TO AVALON, ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO RENEW THEIR INTERIOR VEHICLE PERMITS, AND INTERIOR PERMIT- TED VEHICLES CAN NOT PARK OVERNIGHT IN AVALON ON PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY ON MORE THAN AN OCCA- SIONAL BASIS! Registration for vehicles will be conducted at City Hall, 410 Avalon Canyon Rd between the hours of 9:00 am. and 5:00 p.m. Recent changes in the Vehicle Code allow a permit holder to apply for renewal without registering a vehicle, providing that the permittee remains otherwise qualified and pays the appro- priate registration fee. The fee for renewal is $24.00 per per- mit. ALL PERMIT HOLDERS WITH OUTSTANDING TRAFFIC CITATIONS MUST TAKE CARE OF THESE OBLIGATIONS BEFORE RECEIVING THEIR STICKER. Please call Dudley Morand at City Hall (310) 510-0220 Exten- sion # 160 if you have any questions. Published: The Catalina Islander September 1, 22 October 13, 27 Posted: City of Avalon website: http://www.cityof .avalon.com/ City of Avalon Bulletin Board iiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iii "OPEN TO THE PUBLIC,- JazzTrax Presents Every. 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