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Friday, September 1, 2006 111m OATALINA ~ Page 7 If you've ever dreamed of restore the fox population, on these exciting trips, attend the seeing the beauty of Catalina from The Cessna will offer an inti- Avalon Rotary Club's annual char- the air, here's yourbhance,mate view of the Island's dramatic ity auction on Friday, September In response to a request for landscape from a height of about 8, 6 - 10 p.m. items for the upcoming Rotary 1,000 feet. Sheehan has also used A donation of $10 at the door Auction, pilot Mike Sheehan, a the Cessna in Mexico as an air includes a delicious Mexican buf- Rotarian from the Magnolia Cen- ambulance. Sheehan is very let, great entertainment and the ter Club of Riverside, will donate enthusiastic about Catalina and chance to bid on exciting items his services and plane (a six-pas- promises to be an excellent guide like this trip, a beautiful painting senger Cessna Skywagon) to the on each of the three trips he's of Venice by local artist Jack Auction on September 8 at 6 p.m. offering. Dedrick, a stay on the Big Island at The Landing. On one of the three trips in Hawaii and much more. Sheehan, a frequent Avalon Sheehan will also include a fly- All proceeds will benefit visitor, has been providing his air- over of the other Channel Islands. Avalon charities like the Catalina plane and piloting expertise to the The Channel Islands and Catalina Island Medical Center, Catalina Conservancy to track radio-col- trip is valued at $2,000. Fifteen Conservancy, Catalina Island lared foxes. Sheehan has been lucky winners will be able to expe- Museum, Avalon Schools, youth volunteering for the Catalina rience Catalina from the air (five sports and much more. The more Island Conservancy for three years passengers per trip), you contribute, the more Avalon to "help them jn their efforts to If you're interested in bidding charities benefit! Call (310) 510- 4650 if you have any items you'd Leonhardi also received hats for like to donate to the auction, or their titles, need more information. Continued from page 6 To thank them for their dedi- Avalon Rotary is just one of cation this year, Umpire Femando over 32,000 Rotary Clubs around Ramirez and Groundskeeper Jim the world in over 200 countries. Felix received recognition hats. All are dedicated to the creed of The league gave special "service above self." thanks to team sponsors Art, Caps Rotary International was 'n' Designs, Catalina Express, founded in 1905 as both a business Catalina Scuba Luv, andAdam Del networking and community serv- Torto of Del Torto Chiropractic. ice organization. Larry Hernandez, who was left stranded when the mighty Ike struck out. Top of nine, and down by five, Art, Caps 'n' Designs opened with a single followed by a ground out, then an RBI single fob lowed by an RBI double from Kenny Engel. A ground out for the second out, then three more singles scored the fourth run of the inning. With a man on first" and third, Weston Leonhardi made the catch in left to secure the win for Catalina Express. For Art, Caps 'n' Designs Kenny Engel collected four hits. Chuey Sillas, Johnny Machado, Tony Heeter and Juan Carlos Aquilar all had three hits. Pin Rodriguez, Tanner Engel and Frank Hernandez contributed with two hits, while Dave Hubert col- lected one hit. For Catalina Express, Larry Hernandez was four for four with two home runs and a walk. Isaac Felix had four hits, while Cesar Sillas collected three hits. Gam- boa had two hits, while Eddie Hall, Shawn Hall, Sean Sterling and Trevor Oudin "all contributed with one hit. After the game League Champions Art, Caps 'n' Designs were presented with their champi- onship T-shirts. Tournament Champions Catalina Express was presented with championship hats. Batting Champion Isaac Felix and Home Run Champion Weston Specia!izing in Carpet Cleaning Housecleaning Services Vacation Rentals Residential & Office o Move-Out Service Let unby vide At Countrywide, we streamline the home loan process, so you can close faster and easier than you ever thought possible. 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