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September 15, 2017

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Microbrew fest raises more than $10,000 for scholarships BY BURNEY RAMMING FOR THE ISLANDER The 2017 Annual Microbrew Fest held at Two Harbors was sold out on Saturday, Sept. 9. For the last 15 years, the spe- cial event's staff at Two Harbors partnered with the Avalon Lions Club to raise funds for Avalon High School scholarships. Thirty-nine Avalon Lions and their guests journeyed from Avalon to Two Harbors on Lion rea estate Nate's boat the "Epic." Thirty-nine Lions club member traveled to the event on club member Nate's boat, "Epic.". Courtesy photo A fun-filled day was hid by many and most notably the schol- Music by the Cary Park BandLeslie Boutillier, Two Harbors arship money raised is expected and appetizers by the Harbor l vent Coordinator, and her crew exceed $10,000. Reef Restaurant set a festive tone for the outstanding work they did In attendence were 24 micro- throughout the day. Tickets for hosting this year's Brew Fest, brewers providing tasty samples next year's Microbrew Fest will The Avalon Lions Club serves of their best beers, be available on line at www. the Avalon Community year- Each microbrewery one round to help make Avalon a bet- three or four of their latest reci- month before the event, ter place to live. As a part of the pes for a taste test by the local Thanks to the members of the largest community service club crowd. Avalon Chamber of Commerce in the world the Avalon Lions There were 101 individual who donated 27 items and ser- members are dedicated to pro- beers to sample, vices to the Micro Brew Fest viding community help wherever Avalon's own Catalina Island Silent auction, it is needed. Brewing Company was r6pre- This year the silent auc- For more information about sented featuring their Avalon tion contributed approximately the Avalon Lions Club contact Ale, which is a rich hand crafted $1,300 for Avalon Scholarships. President Dave Grear at 858-271- and unfiltered Wheat Ale. A very special thank you to0725. Museum offers Experience the Island Island. on the changes to the coves, and With a host of local-expertsa Catalina Island Conservancy while traveling with sharing their knowledge and representative will elaborate on local experts, guides insider stories, passengers will native ora and fauna. learn about the island while enjoy- "We are so excited to share ing miles of rugged coastline and this extraordinary opportuni- BY GAlL FORNASIERE secluded coves. Passengers will ty with Our members and the FOR THE ISLANDER ride in comfort on the Catalina community," said Lydia Dixon, Express boat as it leaves from Development Coordinator of the The Catalina Island Museum the Cabrillo Mole in Avalon and Catalina Island Museum. "When is offering a truly unique experi- heads towards Two Harbors, you consider the stories and ence, 'Round the Island, a cruise makes its way around the West information provided by our spe- around Santa Catalina Island End of the Island, and returns cial guest speakers along with the aboard Catalina Express with through the ruggedly beautiful boat ride, this is truly a once-in- Doug Bombard and friends on windward side. a-lifetime, opportunity." Tuesday, Oct. 3. Along the way, Catalina Boxed lunches will be served The cruise is an extraordi- Express founder Doug Bombardon board;and alcoholic and non- nary opportunity to experience will speak about the Island's his- alcoholic beverages will be avail- Catalina's natural beauty in a way tory from a personal perspec- able for purchase throughout the that few people ever have, and tive, Ross Tfirner of the Catalina tour. is a chance to say that you have Island Marine Institute (CIMI) at Space is extremely limited and sailed all the way around the Toyon Bay will provide an update Cruise, Page 10 The California DMV will conduct business in the City of Avalon October 9-11, 2017 r Appointments are available and may be scheduled at City Hall. California driver license and identification Card applications will be processed. All original driver license and identification card applications will require two (2) acceptable California residency documents. Non-commercial drive tests will be conducted and basic vehicle registration renewals/applications will also be processed. DMV hours of operation will be: Monday 1:00pm - 5:00pm Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday 8:00am - 11:30am Acceptable methods of payment will be: cash, checksl and money orders. (Checks are preferred) Commercial drive tests will no longer be administered in the City of Avalon. September 15, 2017 CA BeE Ucem # 00971634 [] 360 Clemente B43 $400,000 64 Avalon Terrace - $510,000 HC Villa 2-37 - $535,000 27.CabrMo - $589,000 HC Villa 13-43 - $1,000,000 Bahia Vaista C-48 - $429,000 341 Eucalyptus- $610,000 318 Descanso $574,000 232 Claressa - $725,000 HC Villa 142 - $599,000 HC Villa 2-33 - $599,000 318 Whittley #6 - $725,000 HC Villa 2-26 - $579,000 208 Catarma St. - $849,000 1 ! Crescent - $2,200,000 HC Villa 18-64 - $1,000,000 8 Canyon Terrace - $569,000 320 Descanso - $699,000 HC Villa 5-7 - $599,000 344 Cladssa - $699,000 24 Cabn'llo Dr. - $560,000 HC Villa 9-60- $530,000 113 Vieudelou $780,000 HC Villa 8-96 - $855,000 HC Villa !-77 - $549,000 Villa !-76 1 BD, ! BA 804 SF +/- Sunny end-unit with unobstructed ocean views, open floor plan and fireplace. Comes furnished wilh golf cart and a vacafiQn rental permit with a strong rental history $520,00 Villa 2-29 l BD, 2 BA 830 SF +/- 2-story unit with recent upgrades. Impeccable ocean views. Tastefully furnished. Has a vacation rental permit and a new golf cart. $530,000 Villa 6-1 2 BD, 2 BA 1,600 SF +/- Spacious end unit with many upgrades. French doors to stunning ocean view balcony. Fireplace. Sold tastefully furnished. Vacation rental permit. $69 ooo Sarah Jones REALTOR CA BRE License #01936665 HAMILTON COVE AMENITIES: Pool & Spa Health Club ! 8-hole Putting Green Tennis Courts Croquet Court Sand Volleyball Court Beach Area with built in Barbecues and Picnic Tables. Adam Thoricht REALTOR CA BRE License #01965614 We are looking for Full or Part experienced real estate agents with a history of self-starting and a record of listings and sales. Contact Earl Schrader, Broker at: (3 ! 0) 510-18 ! i or realty@catalinaisp.cem THE CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 i 3